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Prayer for the Week

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Almighty and merciful God, it is only by your gift that your faithful people offer you true and laudable service: Grant that we may run without stumbling to obtain your heavenly promises; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.



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John

posted November 2, 2008 at 12:56 am


Hello Jesus Creeders,
Can anyone recommend a written prayer for our elected leaders and the election? Or any wisdom?
I do appreciate this community.
Warmly,
John



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Mike Mangold

posted November 2, 2008 at 1:54 am


In Jesus’ name we pray…
Amen!



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Ted M. Gossard

posted November 2, 2008 at 5:25 am


John, This isn’t a prayer, but one could pray from it. Some good words from N.T. Wright for us here in the U.S. on the eve of the election.



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Ben Kendrew

posted November 2, 2008 at 6:30 am


Dr. McKnight,
Thank you for your seminar at the Pittsburgh YS Convention. I really just appreciated your approach on how to read the Bible differently. I particularly enjoyed the perichoeresis concept of entering into the story. God bless you and your ministry.
Ben Kendrew



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Scot McKnight

posted November 2, 2008 at 7:11 am


John,
I can’t find a prayer for an elected official in the BCP. There is a prayer in the BCP for “independence day” but that is a prayer for a nation.



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