Intercession, Prayer Of Church

Prayer For Prisoners – Amnesty International

Lord Jesus, you experienced in person torture and death as a prisoner of conscience. You were beaten and flogged and sentenced to an agonizing death though you had done no wrong. Be now with prisoners of conscience throughout the world. Be with them in their fear and loneliness, in the agony of physical and mental torture, and in the face of…

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Intercession, Prayer Of Church, Short

Accept Not As We Ask

Heavenly Father, you have promised to hear what we ask in the name of your Son: Accept and fulfil our petitions, we pray, not as we ask in our ignorance, nor as we deserve in our sinfulness, but as you know and love us in your Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.   – The Book of Common Prayer

Lent & Cross, Prayer Of Church

Taize Prayers Of The Church

Christ Jesus, your life was not spectacular: You carried a cross – help us to walk your road.   (pause – or response)   Christ Jesus, you learned faithfulness in suffering, You have become our source of eternal life.   (pause – or response)   Christ Jesus, when wounded you did not make threats, Show us how to forgive to…

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Prayer Of Church

Simple Reflective Prayer Of The Church

Lord God, as darkness falls and light disappears you stand firm and shine for us…   (pause – or response)   Loving Father, thank you for sending your Spirit into our hearts…   (pause – or response)     Jesus, risen from the dead, you open doors that were locked shut, open what you will in us…   (pause –…

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Prayer Of Church, Short

New Eyes, New Hearts, New Way

Be with us as we: learn to see one another with new eyes, hear one another with new hearts, and treat one another in a new way.   – Corrymeela Community, Northern Ireland – Collected by Doug.

Prayer Of Church, Sentences & Responses

Sentences – Words Of Christ

Use the words of Christ as a response during prayer… Yet not My will, But Yours be done. – Luke 22:42 I praise you, Father, that you have hidden things from the wise, and revealed them to little children! – Matthew 11:25 Sanctify them in the truth; Your word is truth. – John 17:17 Father, forgive them, For they do…

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Prayer Of Church, Sentences & Responses

Sentences – The Saints

Use the words of leaders of faith as a response during prayer… Lord speak to me, That I may speak. – Frances Ridley Havergal (1836-1879) O God, Make us children of quietness, And heirs of peace. – St Clement (35-98AD) O God, Help me not to despise or oppose what I do not understand. – William Penn (1644-1718) Lord open…

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Prayer Of Church, Sentences & Responses

Sentences – From Psalms

Use these words from the Psalms as a response during prayer… In peace I will lie down and sleep, For you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety. – Psalm 4:8 Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, my Rock and Redeemer. – Psalm 19:12-13 The Lord is…

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Prayer Of Church, Sentences & Responses

Sentences – New Testament

Use the words of scripture as a response during prayer… Lord I believe, help my unbelief. – Mark 9:24 Lord to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. – John 6:68 Stay with us Lord, For evening comes and the day is almost over. – Luke 24:29 Lord I believe, help my unbelief. – Mark 9:24…

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