Friday, August 11, 2006

Let's pray - August 11, 2006

I love the concept of using the Internet--a medium that is used by many for great evil--to come together from all over the world and pray. We can do so here using written words.

I just had an urge to start another such prayer on this blog. I'll jot one below, and you can add your own prayer (please do!) in the comments section. Leave it anonymous if you like. (See our first joint prayer here.)
Oh God: thank you! Thank you for giving us such purpose and fulfillment and joy in yourself. Thank you for your faithfulness and compassion and fierce holiness. Oh God, give us a sense of urgency to reach out to the lost. We pray particularly for the Middle East. If you choose not to bring peace to this region of the world, then use the conflict to bring more people to yourself we pray. As for us, bring the reality of eternity to our hearts, and turn up the heat in our lives from luke-warm to hot. Bring us to a place of constant communion with yourself and make our lives more characterized by grace-filled action for your Kigdom than wasted opportunities. Forgive us, Lord. Your Kingdom come. Amen.
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