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A Harmony Pastor Feedback: NIGHT PRAYER: Friday 4/22

Only a week in the past, Lord,

we listened to the story of your struggling and demise,

your giving your self for us on the Cross…

Since then we have celebrated your Resurrection,

your rising from the lifeless that we would have life

and have it to the complete…


However in Ukraine, the place most Christians are Orthodox,

at present, April 22, is Good Friday 

and this Sunday, April 24, will likely be Easter…

Even other than church calendars, Lord, your ardour endures 

within the harmless struggling of our brothers and sister in Ukraine

and in so many different locations around the globe…

Although we might discover ourselves in Eastertide,

hold us prayerfully conscious, Lord,

of these for whom Easter is lengthy in coming,

those that wait and look forward to the mob to cease their jeering

for the troopers to put down their weapons,

and for an finish to violence and warfare

– that peace would possibly rise anew amongst us all,

would possibly rise as you probably did, Lord, 

to convey us mercy, life and pleasure…

So tonight we pray, Lord, 

for individuals who reside one lengthy Good Friday;

who reside it of their flesh and bones;

whose harmless shoulders,

whose innocent youngsters bear the burden

of struggling – even unto demise…


Transfer the hearts of us all, Lord,

to discover a method to peace – and discover it quickly – 

that the victory of your Cross 

would possibly heal the injuries 

of our sefishness, sin and division…


Assist us bear your Cross, Lord,

that we would put on the Crown of life

you received for us…

Shield us, Lord whereas we’re awake

and watch over us whereas we sleep

that awake, we would hold watch with you

and asleep, relaxation in your peace…





Solely this I need, however to know the Lord
    and to bear his Cross so to put on the crown he wore.

~ All however that is loss, nugatory refuse to me,
        for to achieve the Lord is to achieve all I want.

~ I’ll run the race, I’ll battle the nice battle,
        so to win the prize of the dominion of my Lord.

~ Let your coronary heart be glad, at all times glad within the Lord,
        so to shine like stars within the darkness of the night time





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