Focus Scripture: Psalm 54:6-7 (NLT) I will sacrifice a voluntary offering to you; I will praise your name, O Lord, for it is good. For you have rescued me from my troubles and helped me to triumph over my enemies.
God of life, thank you for this new day. We lift up our petitions to you today. We pray especially for:
- Victims of senseless violence.
- People who have been maligned.
- Christians persecuted because of their faith.
- Children who have lost their way.
- People responsible for leading your people.
- Single parents.
- People who are struggling to survive.
- Those who are resentful.
- People with shattered dreams.
- People who have no strength.
Compassionate God, have mercy on your people. Have mercy on your world. Amen