Prayer for the Persecuted

Eternal and Compassionate God, We thank you, Lord, for visiting us when we are afflicted and suffer unjustly. For you are a God who cares, who understands our grief, our wounds, our sorrows, our diseases. We lay our afflictions before you for we cannot bear them alone. Heal our wounds, comfort us in our griefs, […]

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Prayer for Healing, Comfort, and Deliverance

God Almighty, Great Physician, Holy Spirit: We praise you for your goodness in granting us life, which we often take for granted, living as if tomorrow was always promised, but knowing that this is not true. Break the power of sin over our lives—forgive us for our presumptions, for our neglect of giving thanks, and for […]

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8. Prayers of a Life in Tension by Stephen W. Hiemstra

Father God, Beloved Son, Holy Spirit, We praise you for your example in life. In you, the law and the prophets are fulfilled, not in words, but in actions. We are no longer without hope—good news is preached; broken hearts are healed; liberty is proclaimed for the captives. In you, there is jubilee;  in you, there is […]

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