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Prayer, Plain and Simple

In Iraq today a homicide bomber blew himself up killing and injuring more than 200 new army recruits. The attack, one of the bloodiest in months, comes just two weeks before all but 50,000 U.S. troops head home and highlights the fear that Iraq is not able to preserve peace.

“God, we pray to day for Iraq and for the U.S. soldiers there preparing to hand over security stewardship of the nation to the Iraqi army. We pray for peace and for peacemakers. We ask for a miracle in Iraq. When armies cannot stop terror, you can. Work in and against the choices of those plotting to spread disaster and evil. God, apart from you we cannot solve these problems. Intervene. Act. Bring peace. We need you! Jesus, Prince of Peace, come to Iraq…”

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