National Day of Prayer

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(Picture from http://cathedraloflife.org/prayer-praise)

Come let us join together in prayer and bend our hearts and minds to our Lord God, on this first day of May, 2014. J.E.W.

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Prayer of Adoration: “Therefore You are great, O LORD GOD. For there is none like You, nor is there any God besides You, according to all that we have heard with our ears.” 2 Samuel 7:22

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Prayer for Forgiveness: “For a mere moment I have forsaken you. But with great mercies I will gather you. With a little wrath I hid My face from you for a moment. But with everlasting kindness I will have mercy on you.” Isaiah 54:7, 8

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Prayer for Renewal: “May I defend the poor and fatherless; do justice to the afflicted and needy. Deliver the poor and needy; free them from the hand of the wicked.” Psalm 82:3, 4

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Prayer for Personal Needs: “Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have relieved me in my distress; have mercy on me and hear my prayer.” Psalm 4:1

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Prayer for Others: “Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord in ceasing to pray for you; but I will teach you the good and the right way.” 1 Samuel 12:23

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Prayer of Affirmation: “You demonstrated Your own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8

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Prayer of Thanksgiving: “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” Psalm 46:1

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Closing prayer: “Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, to God who alone is wise, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen” 1 Timothy 1:17

(Excerpts from Drawing Near by Boa and Anders)