Lord, I pray for those people who, though they are not regular worshippers, will attend a service today. Help the worshipping community to welcome them. Expose them to the presence of God and prepare them to hear God’s message. I ask it in Jesus’ name – AMEN.
I pray today Lord, for all members of Parliament. Help them to grasp the issues and problems that need their attention the most. Make them aware of the danger of wasting taxpayers’ money. Help them to appreciate the ideas of different parties. I ask it in Jesus’ name – AMEN.
I pray for parent-teacher associations in schools. May the parents be motivated to give the teachers every possible support and understand the problems and difficulties the teachers face. Inspire the teachers to feel that their efforts are appreciated. I ask it in Christ’s name – AMEN.
I pray today Lord for inspectors of schools. Help them to be aware of the children who learn in the schools they visit. Make them conscientious and diligent in all they do. Help them to spot weaknesses and to recommend good improvements. I ask it in Jesus’ name – AMEN.
I pray today Lord for people writing half-year exams. Give them the will and the method to revise previous studies and to go into the exam room well prepared and with a clear mind. Help them to give a good account of themselves in order to move forward. I ask it in Christ’s name – AMEN.
I pray today Lord for the wives and families of people suffering from alcoholism. Give them immense patience and sensitive wisdom as they relate to their loved one. Help the alcoholic to get and benefit from quality treatment and to become “dry”. I ask it in Jesus’ name – AMEN.
Lord, you have placed us in a world in which violence of many kinds is widespread. I feel sick as I wonder how so many people can turn to violence so quickly. Help people to postpone foolish actions until they have considered the consequences. I ask it in Jesus’ name – AMEN.