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A Prayer on Saturday

Lord, it’s Saturday,

A traditional day for sport and for shopping.

But some people still have to work.

Help me to think of shop workers,

Help me to think of those who are working in hospitals.

Help me to think of the police.

It’s so easy to think of myself and my own enjoyment

And to take for granted that others are working on my behalf.

May your will be done on earth

As it is in heaven.

May you be glorified today.

Amen

“I urge then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone.”

1 Timothy 2:1

  

© Stanley Fitzsimmons 2000

James 1:2-4

 

"Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing."