Light of Christ, awaken us this hour to the glory of your presence in our midst. May all that is within us bless Your holy name. May Your gracious presence surround us this day, so that obedience to Your Word becomes a joy rather than a burden. May we approach our tasks with wisdom, and may we approach our members with respect. Air Force Chaplain Corps personnel as well as several commercial publishers. All: And we remember the affliction of our brothers and sisters, marking their pain as our own. We are going to take a moment today and meditate on the sacrifice of these who have gone before us.
But, because of You, there is room for us at the great Love Feast. Today as we gather to give recognition for all that they have bequeathed us and their country, help us to be ever mindful of all that we have gained -- and all that we must still accomplish. I pray this in the name of my Savior, Jesus Christ, Amen. Gracious God, spirit of life and love, we ask all blessings upon Groom name and Bride name in their life together. Your love is steady and does not falter, unlike our own. You are our Refuge and Strength, O God - a very present Help in time of trouble.
Enkindle in our hearts and minds a deep loyalty to righteousness and liberty, that in service of the ideals for which our country was founded we may deal justly with one another and with all peoples of the earth who now are brought ever closer to us through the medium of flight. If you would like to reach out to contact Crystal, then go here to. Your strength enables us to protect others, your providence keeps us safe — help us to turn our hearts towards you each and every day. I publish these prayers here to help you. May my accusers perish in shame; may those who want to harm me be covered with scorn and disgrace.
I pray that those who don't know him - or are not close to him - would feel such a warmth between the Father and me that they would hunger for that kind of relationship. Yes, Lord, make us free. And now Lord, stir our hearts together this evening. Though the earth should change, the mountains shake, the waters rise, we will not fear. Free us, that we might listen for Your voice, and empower us to speak to You.
According to Christ's words as recorded in , when we open a meeting or some kind of Christian gathering, we can be sure of one thing - Jesus is present with us. There will be request in the prayer for God's presence and blessing on the meeting. For their sacrifice and caring we give you thanks and ask for your blessings to rest deep in their hearts today. Thank you for helping us to accomplish our work and our goals this day. There are so many other voices demanding our attention. When we sing our praise, Lord, in the same breath we are asking You to move amid our problems, our confusion, our mistakes, as well as the good we do, and make Your praise a part of our daily life.
If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him! Father of mankind, whose nature is love, look with favor upon this woman and this man who desire to make their vows before you. May God's blessing surround us all as we leave now to continue our celebrations with family and friends. In a special way, We thank You for name. We thank You for equipping each of them with a heart for service; and we thank You ahead of time for the service we know that they will continue to provide for our nation in the next chapter of their lives. In the name of the Creator, the Savior, and the Sustainer.
Our highest expressions of theology are but baby talk next to You: Your creation, Your very self. Enable us to behold the world as you created it to be, as you created us to be. Touch us this day, O Lord, sinners that we are, that we might become Your saints, Your body, Your children, Your church. Give them your strength and grace as all together they step off into this new endeavor. Be patient with us, and teach us how to wait.
In your precious and holy name I pray, Amen. It is common for prayers of invocation to be offered publicly at the beginning of a church service or other Christian gathering. We confess that we don't really understand power, nor when it comes down to it are we very good at love. Help us so to hear your word of grace that our fear will be dispelled by your love, our loneliness eased by your presence and our hope renewed by your promises in Jesus Christ our Lord. You are so good to us. We pray in the name of Jesus Christ,Your Son, and Our Lord. For the gift of each other we give you thanks.
May the nightmares of all wars cease, so that healing can take place. First Meeting Prayer: Will you bow your head as I pray? I appreciate the insights, but I also have concerns. So opening a meeting in prayer can be a remarkably important stage in the service or get together, for it reminds us of these important truths - that God is with us and that God is for us. You are here, Lord, in this place. Empower us with Your Spirit, we pray in Jesus name. We worship You now because we know of no other like You. Thank you for being with us in all our joys and sorrows, for your comfort in our sadness, your companionship in our loneliness.