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Let Us Pray to the Lord

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Let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, hear our prayer.

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Let Us Pray to the Lord

Additional Prayers

A Petitionary Prayer
Let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, hear our prayer.
For the ill-clad, ill-housed, overworked, and hopeless, we pray your relief.
Lord, hear our prayer.
For those who caused their suffering, we pray your strong justice.
Lord, hear our prayer. Amen.
— Cornelius Plantinga, Jr.

Let Us Pray to the Lord

Tune Information

G Major

Let Us Pray to the Lord

Hymn Story/Background

This short, repeated prayer refrain is from a Byzantine chant which derives from the Liturgy of St. James, the oldest complete liturgy of the Eastern Orthodox church, and is still in use in some churches today.
— Emily Brink
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