G328 Prayer

Diane's Painting

By Stephen W. Hiemstra

Almighty Father, Beloved Son, Spirit of Truth,

All honor and glory are yours

light of our world

in whose image we were created.

Thank you for sending your son, Jesus Christ,

into the world to reconcile us to you

that we might be reconciled to one another.

Forgive our divisions, our ruminations about the past hurts and

our speed in blaming each other for what we ourselves failed to do.

In the power of your Holy Spirit,

bring us together

help us to find unity in your community

where there is no ethnicity, no male or female, no class

to divide us any longer.

In Jesus’ precious name, Amen.

G328 Prayer

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

Prayers_of_a_Life_in_Tension_webFather God,
We thank you for your willingness to break into our little world.
Break our obsession with ourselves, the person that we know so well, but have trouble being truthful to.
Shine your light into the darkness, drive the cloud of despair away. Help us to accept your Gospel,
to engage it, to live it, to share it. To walk across the bridge between ourselves and others; to bridge the gap between us and you.
By the power of your Holy Spirit, make us whole people again. In Jesus’s name, Amen.

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