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.
Blessed God, you are worthy of honor; you are worthy of praise; and we bless your holy name. We lift up our petitions today. We pray especially for:
- Victims of man-made disasters.
- People who are holding onto hope.
- People impacted by senseless violence.
- People trying to regain their footing.
- Those who are lost and lonely.
- Children who have been bullied.
- People with aching hearts.
- People searching for inner peace.
- Those who are homeless and hungry.
- Victims of natural disasters.
- People who are unable to forgive.
- Veterans returning from combat.
God of New Mercies, please hear our prayers and answer. Have mercy on your people. Have mercy on your world. Amen.