Lord, I pray for those families to whom bad news will come today. Enable them to face it with steady eyes and firm faith. Help them to know what is the best thing to do in the circumstances and assure them of your presence and love at all times. I ask it in Jesus’ name – AMEN.
Lord, I pray for the people living in those countries where the economy has collapsed. Guide the affairs of those nations, protect the suffering people from complete disaster, and raise up leaders who will tackle problems and resolve difficulties. I ask it in the name of Christ – AMEN.
Lord, help me today to be like the tree planted by the streams of living water mentioned in the first Psalm. Let the worship I take part in bring your nourishment to my soul. Let me learn more of you, your love, your grace and your truth. And fill me with fire. I ask it in Jesus’ name – AMEN.
I pray today Lord for people working in children’s homes. Give them infinite patience and deep compassion. Provide them with adequate funding to do their work. Grant that parents of children will be supportive, thoughtful and appreciative. I ask in Jesus’ name – AMEN.
Lord, I pray for people working in banks, facing the public. Keep them always aware of the possibility of attack by dangerous criminals. Protect them from harm and enable them to act wisely if danger arises. Help them to do their work competently. I ask it in Christ’s name – AMEN.
I pray today Lord for all people who have to work in difficult and dangerous places. Renew their courage and ensure that they get adequately rewarded for the risks they take. Help them to get excellent training that skills them for their tasks. I ask it in Jesus’ name – AMEN.
Lord God, I remember today people working in mines who will meet with accidents and even disasters. Enable rescue teams to find them and bring them to the surface and restore them to health and strength. Be with their anxious families. I ask it in Christ’s name – AMEN.