Morning Prayer: Mon, 06 Feb – Psalm 10:17; Proverbs 16:7; Romans 12:17-18 ~ the peace of Christ

Monday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

+ In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen!

Opening Sentence

Happy are those who hear the joyful call to worship,
for they will walk in the light of your presence, Lord.
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Reading: Psalm 10:17 (NLT)

Lord, you know the hopes of the helpless. Surely you will hear their cries and comfort them.
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Reading: Proverbs 16:7 (NLT)

When people’s lives please the Lord, even their enemies are at peace with them.
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Reading: Romans 12:17-18 (NLT)

Never pay back evil with more evil. Do things in such a way that everyone can see you are honorable. Do all that you can to live in peace with everyone.
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Prayer:

Father God: Send Your children out as peacemakers, that the whole world may know the peace of Christ.

+ We pray for those who are victims of war, who live with violence and uncertainty.
+ We pray for those who have chosen to live among the poor and unprotected.
+ We pray for those who speak out for those whose voice cannot be heard, the silenced and abused.
+ We pray for those who minister peace by bringing common understanding and reconciliation to the estranged.

Lord Jesus: fill us with Your peace, that our efforts at peacemaking may flow from the deep inner reservoir of Your Spirit within us. To You be honor, blessing and glory forever. Amen.
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“”The Peace Of Christ” – – Tommy Walker


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Blessing

You are the light of the world;
let your good deeds shine out for all to see,
so that everyone will praise your heavenly Father.

+ In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen!



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