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Let us pray for the Church and for the world

Let us pray for the Church and for the world

Published in 2 hymnals

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Let us pray for the Church and for the world.

Grant, Almighty God, that all who confess your Name
may be united in your truth,
live together in your love,
and reveal your glory in the world.

Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer.

Guide the people of this land, and of all the nations,
in the ways of justice and peace;
that we may honor one another
and serve the common good.

Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer.

Give us all a reverence for the earth as your own creation,
that we may use its resources rightly
in the service of others
and to your honor and glory.

Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer.

Bless all whose lives are closely linked with ours,
and grant that we may serve Christ in them,
and love one another as he loves us.

Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer.

Comfort and heal all those who suffer in body, mind, or spirit;
give them courage and hope in their troubles,
and bring them the joy of your salvation.

Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer.

We commend to your mercy all who have died,
that your will for them may be fulfilled;
and we pray that we may share with all your saints
in your eternal kingdom.

Lord, in your mercy, Hear our prayer.

Source: Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #248

Text Information

First Line: Let us pray for the Church and for the world
Publication Date: 1982
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1982.

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Hymnal 1982 #S108

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Lift Every Voice and Sing II #248

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