Lord, save us!

9 Aug

But when he saw how strong the wind was he became frightened; and, beginning to sink, he cried out, “Lord, save me!” Immediately Jesus stretched out his hand.

Peter sinking 03

For the Christians in Iraq, who are given the choice between being killed, converting to radical Islam, paying a penalty tax, or fleeing their homes and belongings — may the persecution stop immediately and forever, let us pray to the Lord …

Lord, save us!

For the people who share the Holy Land as their home, Israelis and Palestinians, Jews, Muslims and Christians, particularly the suffering in Gaza — may the prayers and efforts of people of goodwill lead to lasting safety and justice, until peace prevails, let us pray to the Lord …

Lord, save us!

For the people of China suffering and recovering from the earthquake — may help arrive and hope be restored, let us pray to the Lord …

Lord, save us!

For those whose lives are in turmoil, and for those struggling to discern the movement of God in their lives — may their hearts be full of gratitude and trust, let us pray to the Lord …

Lord, save us!

Peter sinking 02

Lord, save us!

 

5 Responses to “Lord, save us!”

  1. Cathy O'Toole August 9, 2014 at 11:07 pm #

    Thank You for this prayer. It becomes increasingly difficult to sort out all of the difficulties happening in our world. Lord, save us from ourselves.

  2. hopevoices August 10, 2014 at 8:13 am #

    Come, Lord Jesus, come quickly! I have been praying that a lot lately.

  3. Mandy August 10, 2014 at 3:07 pm #

    Amen

  4. Char Hinners August 11, 2014 at 10:44 am #

    We really need to be on our knees in prayer and do whatever we can to ease this unbearable suffering, especially the families and children, I trust God has a plan!!

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