Focus Scripture – Psalm 100:5 For the Lord is good; His mercy is everlasting, and His truth endures to all generations.
God our Helper, thank you for the gift of life. Thank you for making us in your image. We lift up our brokenness for your healing touch today. We pray especially for:
- Shooting victims.
- Those who have lost their way.
- Families of people who have brutalized by unjust systems.
- People trying to lift up the name of Jesus.
- Chaplains and other spiritual leaders.
- Those suffering in the aftermath of violent storms.
- People who suffer from chronic illness.
- People in all manner of prisons.
- Newborns, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Lord, we stretch forth our hands to you; please hear our prayer and attend to our call. Have mercy on your people. Have mercy on your world. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.