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A prayer for Veterans Day

posted by jmcgee

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God of peace,
we pray for those who have served our nation
and have laid down their lives
to protect and defend our freedom.

We pray for those who have fought,
whose spirits and bodies are scarred by war,
whose nights are haunted by memories
too painful for the light of day.

We pray for those who serve us now,
especially for those in harm’s way.
Shield them from danger
and bring them home.

Turn the hearts and minds
of our leaders and our enemies
to the work of justice and a harvest of peace.

Spare the poor, Lord, spare the poor!

May the peace you left us,
the peace you gave us,
be the peace that sustains,
the peace that saves us.

Christ Jesus, hear us!
Lord Jesus, hear our prayer!

Amen.

– from the Concord Pastor



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shirley dodge

posted November 9, 2011 at 9:28 am


I am using this with my 6th graders at a memorial for all of our soldiers.



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CLAUDIA

posted November 12, 2012 at 12:21 pm


THANK YOU & GOD BLESS YOU FOR ALL U DO!!!



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