tv President and Vice President Attend National Prayer Service CSPAN January 21, 2017 10:23am-11:44am EST
for our nation, its leaders, and all those who call this land their home. as we mark this moment of political transition, let us all draw strength and courage from the sacred text and songs and petitions, from the many traditions of our land. and maybe inspire us always to seek divine assistance, care for one another, and live according to the highest aspiration god calls us as individuals and a nation. >> let all the peoples praise you, o god. day by day we bless you. blessed be the one holy and living god.
>> let us pray. oh, god,, you made us in your own image and redeemed us through jesus your son. look with compassion on the whole human family. take away the arrogance and hatred which, in fact, our hearts. breakdown the walls that separate us. unitas in love, and work through our struggle and confusion to accomplish your purposes on earth. that and you're good time all nations and races may serve you in harmony around your heavenly throne. through jesus christ, our lord. amen. ♪
freedom and in peace. give to the people of our country a zeal for justice, and the strength of forbearance, that we may use our liberty in accordance with your gracious will. keep this nation under your care. >> almighty and everlasting god, rumor of all things in heaven and earth, grant to the president, vice president, and members of the cabinet wisdom
father, whose glory is in all the world, we commend this nation to thy merciful care, that being guarded by thy providence we may dwell secure in the eyepiece. grant to donald john tromp, president of the united states, and to all in authority by grace and favor. give them wisdom and strength to know and to do thy will and do them with thine heavenly gifts. fill them with love of truth and righteousness, and make them ever mindful of their calling to serve this people in by fear. through jesus christ our lord who lives and reigns with the and the holy spirit, one god, world without end. >> amen.
♪ >> let's pray. our father in heaven and god of compassion, our prayer is that you be dear to all who call upon your name, a name above every name. we pray in daily lives and work and service that whatever form of service they are engaged in they are devoted to our nation. almighty god, our heavenly
father, we commend your gracious purity, all the men and woman, armed forces at home and abroad defend them, day by day with divine protection in places of danger, give them courage and loyalty and guide those who represent our nation as members of the diplomatic corps that they be ambassadors of hope walking for peace and goodwill among all people, give us grace,. almighty god, we also pray, instill the governors of traits and the mayors of cities and towns and civil service, those that serve in school boards and councils, and governmental authority that they have the spirit of wisdom and love and justice and compassion, steadfast purpose that serve in
their offices for the well-being of all people, give us the grace to do your will in all that we undertake. i pray this in the name of jesus christ, amen. >> pray with me. god and our savior, one who is the way to truth and the life, the fountain of all wisdom, and lightened by your holy spirit all teachers and educators, give them a spirit of grace and compassion that they may have the strength and endurance to instill a love of learning, new discovery and the pursuit of wisdom and those they teach, give us grace to do your will
and all we undertake. god of health and hope, surround with your loving care all first responders, police, firefighters, emergency medical technicians and all healthcare workers, those who devote their lives to helping others, grant them courage when they are afraid. strength that they may serve you and their neighbor in jesus's dear name, give us grace to do your will in all the we undertake. >> hope and love. the desire to serve, deliver us
of god. not only so, but we glory in tribulations also, knowing that tribulation works patience and patience, experience and experience, hope. and hope makes not ashamed because the love of god is shed abroad in our hearts by the holy spirit which is given to us. may the power of god's word be our source as well as our shield
everywhere we walk today from psalm 23 verse one, the lord is my shepherd, i shall not want. he makes me to lie down in pastures, he leads me beside still waters, he restored my soul, he leads me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. though i walk through the valley of the shadow of death i will fear no evil. for thou art with me, thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me. thou prepares a table before me in the presence of my enemies. thou anoint my head with oil, my cup runs over.
surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life and i will dwell in the house of the lord forever. may the lord and his blessing to the reading of his holy word. >> the word of the lord as we find it in matthew chapter 5 verses one through 10, when jesus sought crowd he went up the mountain and after he sat down his disciples came to him and he began to speak, saying blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted, blessed are the meek, they will inherit
the earth. blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy. blessed are the pure at heart, they will see god. blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of god. blessed are those who will be persecuted for righteousness's sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. this is the word of the lord, a. amen.
>> truth is god. as we mark on this journey, a path of justice, freedom and equality for all under a true leader, president donald -- donald day trump and recite a prayer for the sixth. and what it means, give me a boom that i do not deviate from the path of righteousness, good deeds, justice and equality for all, amen. god, whom we cannot love them as we love our neighbor, the most wonderful in our community and lead us to be present with them
in their suffering. lord, you have taught us to love one another. hear our prayer for all who do the tedious, dirty and dangerous work which is necessary to sustain our life. bless those who work for the fields and grant that all who depend upon their service may remember them with thankful hearts. bless all his life are low closely linked with ours. >> we remember before you the poor and neglected.
the unemployed and underemployed. the homeless and the destitute, the sick and the suffering, the rejected and disempowered. give them the blessing of your presence, that all you need may be relieved and protected. bless all whose lives are closely linked with ours. >> look with compassion, heavenly father. the widowed and orphans, outcasts and refugees, prisoners and all who are in danger that they may find you and be
comforted. bless all whose lives are closely linked with ours. >> heavenly father, we pray you start a fire in every heart, the true love of peace and guide those who take counsel for this country and the nations of the earth, your kingdom may increase until the earth is filled with the knowledge of your love through your son, jesus christ, our lord, the prince of peace, the king of kings and the lord of lords who live and reign with you in the unity of the holy spirit, one god, now and
forever, in jesus's name we pray, amen. >> we advise the entire nation and people all over the world to join out loud in agreement as we sum up all our petitions, let us pray each in our own language the prayer that jesus has taught us. our father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name, thy kingdom come, by will be done, on earth as it is in heaven, give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those
who trespass against us and lead us not into temptation deliver us from evil, for line is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever and ever, amen. >> almighty god, you have given us this good land as our heritage. make us always remember your generosity and constancy so that we do your will. bless our land with honest industry, sound learning and an honorable way of life. save us from violence, discord and confusion, from pride and arrogance and every evil way, make us who come from many nations with many different
languages a united people. defend our liberty and give those whom we have entrusted the authority of government the spirit of wisdom there might be justice and peace in our land. when times are prosperous, that our hearts be thankful and in troubled times, do not let trust in you fail. we ask all of this through christ jesus, amen.
♪ >> look graciously, almighty god of this land. where it is in pride, subdue it, where it is in need, supply it. where it is in error, rectify it. where it is default, restore it. where it holds to that just and compassionate, support it. in your holy name, we pray. >> go forth into the world, peace, be of good courage. holdfast that which is good,
render to no one, evil to evil as far as it depends on you peaceably with all but make no piece of oppression, strengthen the fainthearted, support the week, help the afflicted, honor all people, love and serve god whose spirit working in you can do infinitely more than you ask for. and the blessing of god almighty, creator, sustainer and give her of life, this day and forever more.
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