Blessed God, we need you today. We lift up our petitions today. We pray for others and ourselves. We pray especially for:
- Justice for families impacted by police shootings.
- Families of those who lost their lives in the California fire.
- Protection for children walking to school in dangerous neighborhoods.
- People who speak truth to power.
- Government and political officials.
- Refugees from political strife.
- People with broken hearts.
- People who are involved in wars of ideology.
- Those who are addicted.
- Those who are depressed.
- People who are persecuted because of their faith.
- People who have no hope.
- Children who desire to change their circumstances.
- People mourning the loss of loved ones.
- Those who have been cast aside by society.
- People with chronic illness.
- People seeking inner peace.
Have mercy on your people. Have mercy on your world. In the name of Jesus we pray. Amen
Focus Scripture: Psalm 54:1-2 (NLT)
Come with great power, O God, and rescue me! Defend me with your might. Listen to my prayer, O God. Pay attention to my plea.