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A Prayer for the election

Oh Lord, You know how confused and angry we get over everything. You understand our anxiety . You use everything, good or bad to accomplish your will. Even governments. Even citizens. Whether God-fearing, hypocrites, or downright evil, you can use anybody to further awareness and receptivity to your gospel message. I pray for our country right now and for the officials who will be elected today. I pray that they make decisions that will honor and glorify you and make the gospel go forth with power and clarity. I ask that you empower believers to speak truth with boldness, clarity, and kindness. May we never pervert the gospel because we are afraid or angry. Help us to be mindful of our testimony to the world. I pray for Americans to react to the election with grace and resoluteness. May we promote justice, love, and mercy above party politics and self-preservation. Convict us when we don't do that. Forgive me, Lord, for the many times I have not done that. I pray for you to be gl

A scary prayer for grace

Lord, I need some grace in my life. Not for me--I know I already have that in excess. You lavish your grace and mercy on me, when, of course, I don't deserve it. Thank you for that. It's truly incomprehensible. I must not be living in consciousness of your grace all the time because I am often ungracious towards other people. Me, who's highly flawed, finds time and energy to judge other people who are also highly flawed. I get annoyed, impatient, frustrated , upset. I know that makes me human. Your grace has told me you understand my frailties and you love me anyway. (Once again, thank you.) If your power is made perfect in weakness, why do I rebel against my own weakness and criticize other people's weaknesses. It's so hypocritical. I want your power to flow through me, yet I pretend and fight against the weaknesses that make your power visible. I think the antidote to gracelessness is humility. My flaws should do the trick the

"The Prayer" sung by Celine Dion and Josh Groban

Get out your tissues. I'm sharing one of the all-time greatest duets, which happens also to be a prayer. It's a prayer about losing your way, finding grace in God's love, and leaning on Him when you don't know what to do. So it applies to pretty much to any situation. Here you go-- " The Prayer " sung by Celine Dion and Josh Groban I pray You'll be our eyes And watch us where we go And help us to be wise In times when we don't know Let this be our prayer When we lose our way Lead us to a place Guide us with Your Grace Give us faith so we'll be safe La luce che to dai I pray we'll find your light Nel cuore restero And hold it in our hearts A ricordarchi che When stars go out each night L'eterna stella sei Oh, ho Nella mia preghiera Let this be our prayer Quanta fede c'e When shadows fill our day Lead us to a place Guide us with Your Grace Give us faith so we'll be safe Sognamo un mondo senza pi