November 11, 2020
That our nation may remember you as the God of mercy and truth;
that the fulfillment of your will may be our desire;
that we may be healed from the motives of greed and revenge;
that we may discover through you a deeper experience of prayer;
that we may offer unselfish devotion to the well-being of our nation;
that you would uphold and guide our president and all in authority;
that you would defend and preserve our soldiers, sailors, and air force;
and that all our people may seek courage and a spirit of endurance:
we ask this, O Lord.
To hasten the day of peace; to cast away the threads of hate; to forgive our enemies;
to scatter any who delight in war; and to renew steadfast faith within us:
hear us, good Lord, and receive our prayer.
O Christ, spare us.
O Christ, heal us.
ELW, Prayer Book for the Armed Services
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