Focus Scripture: Hebrews 7:25 Consequently he is able for all time to save those who approach God through him, since he always lives to make intercession. (NRSV)
Awesome Jesus, we thank you for loving us, forgiving us, and interceding for us. We pray for others and for ourselves today. Especially we pray for:
- People mourning the loss of loved ones.
- Churches bombed in Egypt.
- People embroiled in war in Syria.
- Governments around the world.
- Leaders and lawmakers.
- Newborn babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.
- People who have job interviews this week.
- People who are going in for surgery.
- Families of all configurations.
- Those who are persecuted because of their faith.
- People who are homeless and hungry.
- People who have lost their joy.
- Churches open in your name.
- Prayer warriors and intercessors.
Lord God, we lay our burdens on your altar. Please hear our prayers and answer. Have mercy on your people. Have mercy on your world. In the name of Jesus we pray. Amen