Posted by: celticanglican | September 13, 2012

Thursday Prayer Requests (Commemoration of John Chrysostom)

Prayers are from the 1979 Book of Common Prayer

In peace, let us pray to the Lord, saying, “Lord, have mercy”
(or “Kyrie eleison”).

For the holy Church of God, that it may be filled with truth and love, and be found without fault at the day of your coming, we pray to you, O Lord.

In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we pray for Guildford – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Christopher John Hill; Guildford – Dorking – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Ian James Brackley

For Katherine our Presiding Bishop, for Scott our own Bishop(s), for all bishops and other ministers, and for all the holy people of God, we pray to you, O Lord.

We pray for Pastor Leo.

For all who fear God and believe in you, Lord Christ, that our divisions may cease, and that all may be one as you and the Father are one, we pray to you, O Lord.

We pray for our friends in Christ in the Philippine Independent Church

For the mission of the Church, that in faithful witness it may preach the Gospel to the ends of the earth, we pray to you, O Lord.

For those who do not yet believe, and for those who have lost their faith,  that they may receive the light of the Gospel, we pray to you, O Lord.

We especially pray for Gail, who is very lapsed in the Christian faith and hostile towards the idea of salvation.

For the peace of the world, that a spirit of respect and forbearance may grow among nations and peoples, we pray to you, O Lord.

We pray for the people of Cape Verde.

For those in positions of public trust, that they may serve justice, and promote the dignity and freedom of every person, we pray to you, O Lord.

For a blessing upon all human labor, and for the right use of the riches of creation, that the world may be freed from poverty, famine, and disaster, we pray to you, O Lord.

For the poor, the persecuted, the sick, and all who suffer; for refugees, prisoners, and all who are in danger; that they may be relieved and protected, we pray to you, O Lord.

Continue to pray for blessings on Keith and Helen as they marry next month and plan to move back to the UK.

Jenn was hurt in a car accident that has affected her job, please pray for a good outcome as she recovers

For this congregation [for those who are present, and for those who are absent], that we may be delivered from hardness of heart, and show forth your glory in all that we do, we pray to you, O Lord.

For our enemies and those who wish us harm, and for all whom we have injured or offended, we pray to you, O Lord.

For ourselves; for the forgiveness of our sins, and for the grace of the Holy Spirit to amend our lives, we pray to you, O Lord.

For all who have commended themselves to our prayers; for our families, friends, and neighbors; that being freed from anxiety, they may live in joy, peace, and health, we pray to you, O Lord.

Lori-Ann has pain from several disorders, including fibromyalgia, migraines and rheumatoid arthritis, please pray for the doctors to find relief for her.

Cheryl has a lung problem, please pray for her and the Hagen family.

Kylie tried to return to school after the meningitis, but went home sick, please pray.

Doris has leaky heart valves, please pray for a good outcome at an upcoming appointment.

For all who have died in the communion of your Church, and those whose faith is known to you alone, that, with all the saints, they may have rest in that place where there is no pain or grief, but life eternal, we pray to you, O Lord.

Pray for the repose of James’ soul and comfort for Robert, Becky and the rest of the family.

Rejoicing in the fellowship of the ever-blessed Virgin Mary, John Chrysostom and all the saints, let us commend ourselves, and one another, and all our life to Christ our God. To you, O Lord our God.

O God, by your Holy Spirit you give to some the word of wisdom, to others the world of knowledge, and to others the word of faith: We praise your Name for the gifts of grace manifested in your servant John Chrysostom, and we pray that your Church may never be destitute of such gifts; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

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