Posted by: celticanglican | June 15, 2013

Saturday Prayer Requests (Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill)

O God and Lord of the Powers, and Maker of all creation, Who, because of Thy clemency and incomparable mercy, didst send Thine Only-Begotten Son and our Lord Jesus Christ for the salvation of mankind, and with His venerable Cross didst tear asunder the record of our sins, and thereby didst conquer the rulers and powers of darkness; receive from us sinful people, O merciful Master, these prayers of gratitude and supplication, and deliver us from every destructive and gloomy transgression, and from all visible and invisible enemies who seek to injure us. Nail down our flesh with fear of Thee, and let not our hearts be inclined to words or thoughts of evil, but pierce our souls with Thy love, that ever contemplating Thee, being enlightened by Thee, and discerning Thee, the unapproachable and everlasting Light, we may unceasingly render confession and gratitude to Thee: The eternal Father, with Thine Only-Begotten Son, and with Thine All-Holy, Gracious, and Life-Giving Spirit, now and ever, and unto ages of ages. Amen. (Prayer of St Basil the Great)

Father, we pray for your holy Catholic Church;
That we all may be one.
We pray for our friends in Christ:

Grant that every member of the Church may truly and humbly serve you;
That your Name may be glorified by all people.

 

  • We pray for persecuted Christians in Laos
  • Live Again Men’s Rehab Ministry (facing eviction)
  • Bruce (wants to give his life to Christ, but struggling)
  • Mike (salvation)
  • Freddie (deliverance from evil)

We pray for all bishops, priests, and deacons;
That they may be faithful ministers of your Word and
Sacraments.
In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we pray for:

We pray for all who govern and hold authority in the nations of the world;
That there may be justice and peace on the earth.

We also pray for the US states of:

  • Alaska
  • Arizona

Give us grace to do your will in all that we undertake;
That our works may find favor in your sight.
Have compassion on those who suffer from any grief or trouble;
That they may be delivered from their distress

 

  • Robbie
  • Ralph (severe fever)
  • Jackie (traveling mercies)
  • Elenore (intestinal blockage)
  • Ann (diabetic, toe removed, may have a blockage)
  • Kristine (rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia)
  • Michael (weak, can’t move, unable to get treatment)
  • Lori (depression)
  • Jannette and Carl (cancer)
  • Crystal and the Ayala family (pregnant, bleeding)
  • Allen (cancer)
  • Flora’s husband (cancer)
  • Frankie (f, pain after a fall) and Vijay

Give to the departed eternal rest.
Let light perpetual shine upon them.
We praise you for your saints who have entered into joy;
May we also come to share in your heavenly kingdom.

We remember

Let us pray for our own needs and those of others.

Let’s give thanks for:

  • Alexis responding to treatment

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 Evelyn, 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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