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Father, we thank you that our congress begins each morning with prayer. We pray that You would give our senators and representatives wisdom as they seek to guide our nation.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

House of Representatives – Reverend Rachel Landers Vaagenes

Dear God, may we be reminded today that our universe is made of love. I ask that this life-giving love be manifest today in the hearts and minds of these Representatives of the American people, both those who are gathered in this Chamber today, and those who are away.

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To be a Representative of the people is a great gift. May these public servants be honorable stewards of the trust and responsibility that they have received. May they work together for the common good of our country. May they come to their work with generosity of spirit and creativity of mind.

Today and every day, may this body be a reflection of love and care and righteousness. May the work done today contribute to the building up of our Nation and all who reside here, and indeed may it bless our whole world.

Amen.

Friday, June 24, 2022

House of Representatives – Chaplain Margaret Grun Kibben

Eternal God, You created the world and called it good–and it was good. As we acknowledge that our heritage is deeply rooted in the first human beings, we ask Your forgiveness. For like them, we have dared to challenge Your supreme authority in favor of our own will.

Like Cain who murdered Abel with his hands because his heart had turned from You, even today our wills are set on our position, our power, and our pride. We weaponize the things at our hands and fail to humble our hearts to accept Your peaceful design for community.

Turn our wills, O God, from evil. Speak into our souls and save us from ourselves. For from the beginning of time we have been the obstacles to peace and justice. From the smallest infraction against a colleague to the vengeance we call down on our enemies, we have been and remain responsible for the roadblocks to reconciliation.

God, grant us Your wisdom to live the righteous life You intended for our first ancestors. May Your divine insight make our hearts pure, peace-loving, considerate, full of mercy, impartial, and sincere.

Then may our deeds henceforth be borne in the humanity that comes from Your eternal and gracious plan.

In Your merciful name we pray, and by Your grace we live. Amen.

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Senate – Chaplain Barry C. Black

Mighty God, the source of all life and the light of all seeing, lift our thoughts to the greatness of Your majesty. May we strive to do right by trusting You completely.

Lord, judge our thoughts and desires leading us with Your love and faithfulness. Today, teach our lawmakers to love in the presence of hate, to forgive in the presence of injustice, and to illuminate in the presence of darkness.

Lord, may the promise of Your love be experienced in all of their relationships. Be for us all a helper and a shelter in the time of storm.

We pray in Your righteous name. Amen.

House of Representatives – Chaplain Margaret Grun Kibben

Almighty God, give us eyes of faith. Like little ones who live with open hearts, open minds, and open hands, remind us that, as Your children, You welcome us into Your arms and hear our prayers.

Restore to us if not the innocence of the young––for we have seen, heard, and experienced too much to be that naïve––then grant us the ability to trust You and the people and purpose You put before us. Dispel our cynicism and hurt and open our hearts to Your movement in our lives.

Enable us to be respectful of differences of opinion. Relieve us of our need to dismiss people who disagree with us with labels and stereotypes, and open our minds to find not only our shared passions but the value of diversity in the health of our society.

Then encourage us to reach out in ways that will bolster up the other. For woe to the one who is alone and has no one to lift him up. Woe, too, to the one whose helping hands are bound by fear and contempt. Open our hands that we would be a strength and encouragement to those around us.

We give You thanks for the blessings You bestow on each of Your children. And we pray Your blessing that through what we seek to accomplish today, all would feel Your loving embrace.

In the name of the one who gives us life that we may live it abundantly, we pray. Amen.

 

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Senate – Chaplain Barry C. Black

Eternal God, shepherd of our nation and world, hear our prayer.

Lord, we turn to You because You are an intervening god who has asked us to pray without ceasing. We sometimes have difficulty comprehending the effectiveness of prayer, but we trust Your precepts and honor Your commands.

Lord, empower our lawmakers as You use them for Your glory. May they strive to keep themselves pure and to turn away from sin, as You show them Your ways and teach them Your wisdom.

Give them the wisdom to meditate upon Your mighty acts in the history of our nation and world. Lord, encourage them to trust You with their future.

We pray in Your sovereign name. Amen.

House of Representatives – Chaplain Margaret Grun Kibben

Lord, our God, we exalt and praise Your name. For You, in Your perfect faithfulness, have done wonderful things, things planned long ago.

Reveal Your steadfast love to those who are being ravaged by senseless warfare––the Ukrainians whose cities are a heap of rubble, whose towns are now ruined––but not because of Your vengeance. The breath of the ruthless has been like a storm driving against a wall, like the heat of the desert.

Holy God, silence the uproar. Give relief from the intensity of this battle. Still the song of the avenger.

Once again, prove Yourself the refuge for the poor in spirit, a refuge for the needy in distress. Provide the people of Ukraine shelter from the storm of war waged against them. Give them shade from the oppressor’s heat of wrath.

Then, sovereign Lord, wipe away the tears from all faces, remove the disgrace of Your people. May they rise to proclaim: “Surely, this is our God. We trusted in Him, and God saved us. This is the Lord. We trusted in God; let us rejoice and be glad in God’s salvation.”

So may it be, according to Your Word, we pray. Amen.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Senate – Chaplain Barry C. Black

Our Father, we wait in reverence before Your throne. Cleanse us from our sins, creating in us clean hearts, while renewing a right spirit within us.

Help our lawmakers today to discern Your voice and do Your will. Give them the ability to know Your guidance from all others’, permitting You to lead them to Your desired destination.

Lord, speak to them through Your holy Word, guide them with Your spirit, and sustain them with Your might. May they strive to permit justice and righteousness to flourish in this generation and beyond. Use them to rescue those who suffer because of violence and oppression.

We pray in Your great Name. Amen.

House of Representatives – Chaplain Margaret Grun Kibben

Holy God, You see us as we are – our strengths, our weaknesses, our accomplishments, and our shortcomings – and still You love us with a parent’s heart.

God, we give You thanks for the patience You show us time and again. Despite our inclination to take things into our own hands, to fool ourselves to think that our way is the only way, to turn from Your guidance and walk away from Your loving arms, nonetheless, You stand beside, behind, and before us, ready to right us when we stumble and to reassure us when we fail.

Like a hen that broods over her nest, You gather us under Your wings and tend to our every need. Open our eyes to Your gracious care over us. Call us to seek shelter in Your encouraging embrace and to trust Your steadying hand.

We ask that You give us this day reminders of Your abiding faithfulness and enduring mercy. As we stand in the light of Your grace, may we see both our guilt and our acquittal.

Then may we find restoration and renewal to serve You as those who have been given a new chance to bask in Your love and proclaim Your compassion for all people.

In Your merciful name we pray. Amen.

Friday, June 17, 2022

House of Representatives – Reverend Stephanie Vader

God of all creation, who cannot be contained by our boundaries or our definitions, You are present in every place, in every moment in history. You are here and now.

Restore us anew to the vision of our forebearers who committed themselves to a vision of one Nation under God, with liberty and justice for all. We confess in this sacred Chamber of decision making that we have not realized that vision.

This weekend as we remember and honor those who father us and celebrate Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of enslavement in the United States, we think of our ancestors.

Where our ancestors failed to work for liberty and justice for all and contributed to oppression and harm, we lament.

Where our ancestors struggled to work for liberty and justice for all, we give thanks.

Restore anew the vision of liberty and justice for all in us. Help us to contend fearlessly against evil and to make no peace with oppression. To love only that which is good. To learn to be gentle. By our actions to lessen the tides of sorrow. To add to the sum of human flourishing. Amen.

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Senate – Chaplain Barry C. Black

O God, our refuge and strength, give us reverence for Your greatness. Guide our Senators around the pitfalls of their work, enabling them to have hearts sustained by Your peace. May they surrender their will to You, as they trust You to direct their steps. Lord, give them the wisdom to receive Your reproof with the understanding that You chastise those whom You love for their good. Make their lives productive for the glory of Your Name. And, Lord, bless Ukraine. We pray in the Name of our redeemer. Amen.

House of Representatives – Chaplain Margaret Grun Kibben

Eternal God, bless us with Your abundance this day. All that we seek may we receive. Then may we see that You alone have provided for us.

We dedicate the work of our hands and our minds to Your purpose. Allow us all that we need, for in You we have the plenitude of Your abundant grace.

When we are uncertain that we have enough time, energy, or information to carry out our responsibilities to our country, our communities, or our families, remind us that You are able to bless us beyond our limited human vision, and provide for us when we fall short.

Remind us also that more than just the work that we do or the daily lives that we lead, You offer to us the wealth of spiritual prosperity available in You. May we draw from Your spirit the resources we need to face the profound challenges and meet the profane contests that seek to undermine our integrity and rob us of hope.

In all things, O God, may we call upon You and the mercy You desire to lavish upon us. In this may we find life and have it more abundantly.

In Your generous name we pray. Amen.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Senate – Chaplain Barry C. Black

Eternal God, every good and perfect gift comes from You alone. For with You there is no variation or shadow of turning. May we place our hope in You and never forget how You have sustained us in the past. Lord, give our senators the wisdom to trust You in the small things, realizing that faithfulness with the least prepares them for fidelity with the much. May they trust You to do what is best for our nation and world during these challenging and turbulent times. And, Lord, bless Ukraine. We pray in Your matchless name. Amen.

House of Representatives – Chaplain Margaret Grun Kibben

Sovereign God, we pray to You again on behalf of the Ukrainian people. They continue to call to You, O Lord, in their distress. They call to You, our God. Hear their voices.

Relieve them of the hardship of their oppression.

Free them from the abuse of their captors.

Loose them from the chains of their enemy and give them the freedom of their own sovereignty and the blessing of peace in their homeland.

Then gracious God, allow us, we who are observers to this travesty, to be inspired by the faith of the Ukrainians in the face of their adversity. Open our eyes to the spiritual warfare being waged which has called forth their unshakable faith in You. They are living proof of the victory they have already won in You.

For they are hard–pressed on every side, but not crushed. They are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.

Almighty God, may we receive their testimony of Your saving grace. Then may we be found as steadfast in the living of our days.

In Your merciful name we pray. Amen.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Senate – Chaplain Barry C. Black

Eternal God, help us to so live that the generations to come will know of Your mighty acts. Today, give our lawmakers the singularity of heart to seek, find, and follow Your will so that their legacy will be exemplary. Lord, guide them in the path You have created, inspiring them with the potency of Your powerful presence. May they trust You in times of adversity and prosperity, knowing that they will reap a productive harvest if they persevere. Keep them from underestimating the power of Your great name. We pray in the name of our redeemer. Amen.

House of Representatives – Chaplain Margaret Grun Kibben

Eternal God, on this Flag Day, when we pause to acknowledge the symbol of liberty and democracy to which we pledge our allegiance, remind us of the significance of Your authority over this land of the free and the brave and the faithfulness to which we are called to give to You.

In this season when we celebrate with cookouts and patriotic festivities, when we stand and salute the national ensign held with great honor in the hands of scouts and veterans, may we pause first in homage to the author of our freedoms in whose hands our lives are held.

And as we consider the multitude of times this emblem of our country has draped the caskets of men and women who have worn the cloth of our Nation, having sacrificed their comforts, their security, their very lives in its defense, may we find strength in the covering of the peace You keep over our land and the solace You provide all those who grieve.

Almighty God, long may our flag wave under the banner of love You hold over us.

In Your sovereign name we pray.  Amen.

 

Monday, June 13, 2022

Senate – Chaplain Barry C. Black

Eternal God, dressed in a robe of light, this is the day that You have made. We will rejoice and be glad in it. Lord, we place our trust in You. You have guided our life’s journey through many dangers, toils, and snares. Your amazing grace continues to sustain us. Today, show our lawmakers the right path. Lead them by Your truth and save them with Your matchless love. You continue to be the God of our salvation, and without Your mercies, we would be consumed. And Lord, we thank you for our incoming summer pages and as always, we ask you to bless Ukraine. We pray in Your merciful name. Amen.

House of Representatives – Chaplain Margaret Grun Kibben

You, O Lord, ruler of the universe, we call on You today. Make us aware of Your presence here in this place.

Gracious God, not a breath is taken, not a bird falls from the sky, without Your knowledge. Such knowledge is too wonderful to conceive and at other times a confounding mystery.

Lord, we believe. Help our unbelief. Remind us of Your abiding love which, by the gift of Your eternal spirit, You have never withheld from us from the beginning of time even unto today.

How wonderful it is to trust in Your sovereignty. How wonderful but how terrible when we come face to face with the tragedies we simply cannot accept, nor in which can we see Your merciful hand at work.

Remind us again that You deigned to set the world in motion, then blessed us with the opportunity to participate in Your grace plan for creation. And with that blessing, which is truly beyond our imagining, You have also laid on us the mantle to uphold and protect the values You have imbued in us.

In our attempts to live into these responsibilities as they reveal themselves in each encounter, may we feel Your nearness to us, and the guidance and direction You provide.

We offer ourselves to You, responding with lives of faith and praying to serve You this day as a reflection of Your peaceful presence and unwavering love in our midst.

In Your sovereign name we pray.  Amen.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Senate – Chaplain Barry C. Black

Eternal God, You stretch out the starry curtain of the Heavens. May Your Name be kept holy. As our lawmakers depend on Your guidance, keep their feet on the path You have chosen. Lord, inspire them to make a commitment to always do what is right as You give them the wisdom to discern it. Open Your hands to bless their work, supplying their needs out of the bounty of Your celestial riches. Mighty God, may Your glory continue forever. Lord, thank You for the commitment and competence of the great spring 2022 Senate page class. Bless them as they prepare to leave us tomorrow. We pray in Your loving Name. Amen.

House of Representatives – Chaplain Margaret Grun Kibben

Holy God, we humble ourselves and pray to You, yielding our wills to Yours, and giving ourselves over to Your authority. We pray that You would be merciful in Your discipline.

Search our hearts and melt all hardness that You find therein. Liberate us from the bonds of hostility that prevent us from living lives of love and compassion.

Inspire us also to humble ourselves and to unite in prayer as a nation. Search the soul of our society and speak into the pain and suffering. Hold us accountable to the countless ways we are inclined to stray from Your will.

Then silence the voices within and among us which vie for power and strive to eliminate cooperation. Remind us of Your desire for mutual and respectful dialogue and of our responsibility to respect those with whom You have called us to serve.

Call us not to listen for our own counsel but to heed Your own. Call us out when we hasten to judge the differences of opinion, rather than work for the common good. And call us from our intransigence into Your transcendent presence that we would experience Your grace and be transformed by Your spirit.

May we serve the people––Your people––with kindness and wisdom this day.

In Your divine name we pray. Amen.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Senate – Chaplain Barry C. Black

Eternal God, robed with honor and majesty, we praise You for the marvelous things You have done throughout our Nation’s history. Lord, thoughts about Your mighty deeds continue to fill us with joy. You are Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending. Lord, in these tumultuous times, we continue to trust You to compel evil forces to retreat. Surround this Nation with the shield of Your divine favor as You execute judgment from Your throne. Lord, continue to remind our lawmakers of their accountability to You. And Lord, bless Ukraine. We pray in the Name of our Savior. Amen.

House of Representatives – Chaplain Margaret Grun Kibben

God of peace and author of our salvation, we pause in prayer to You for the ongoing conflict overwhelming the country of Ukraine and terrorizing its people. After over 100 days of fighting, O Lord, the people cry to You for deliverance.

We pray to You on their behalf as their voices grow weak with exhaustion, their hope dim with each passing hour of unrelenting adversity.

God, You are their refuge and their strength. Do not delay Your salvation from them. You are their ever–present help in time of trouble. Do not deny them the strength of Your abiding spirit.

Though the Earth gives way to the aggression of their foe, give them reason not to fear. Though the seas are ensnared with the adversary’s worst intentions, send Your spirit to brood over these waters and disrupt their chaotic plans and bring the order of Your peace.

May Ukraine bear witness to Your promises. God, You are within her, she will not fall. God, You will help her at break of day. Lord Almighty, You are with them. You are their fortress.

We pray with Ukraine by the power of Your sovereign name. Amen.

 

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Senate – Chaplain Barry C. Black

Lord, You are our source of hope and salvation. So why should we be afraid? You have been our fortress when evil has seemed to be winning. So why should we tremble? Lord, keep us fearless even when surrounded by predatory evil. Even when there is violence within our Nation, give us confidence that Your purposes will prevail. Today, use our lawmakers as instruments of Your peace. Hear this prayer, mighty God, for Your faithfulness continues to sustain us. We pray in our Redeemer’s Name. Amen.

House of Representatives – Chaplain Margaret Grun Kibben

Almighty God, hear our prayers as the country lies divided before You. And yet there is not one person in this room who doesn’t want to relieve our children of fear or to ensure the safety of the day–to–day lives of American citizens.

How then do we address faithfully the rash of tragedies that have plagued our communities and gripped the Nation with turmoil and terror, frustration, and fear?

Holy God, how do we respond appropriately to the devastation that has infiltrated our schools and our playgrounds, haunted nightclubs, and grocery stores, and taken over city streets and neighborhood graduation parties?

Lord, how do we discern the way to peaceful dialogue without our personal prejudices getting in the way?

And how do we avoid our inclination to be right but seek instead the wisdom of Your righteousness?

As we approach You, whether from the depths of our sadness or the heat of our anger, remind us that these days and every day belong to You. Though the discussions in which we engage ourselves seem fraught with discord, You alone have the power to bring order to our chaos.

Call us then to set our minds not on our own self–interests but to adopt a more faithful attitude that leads to life and peace––an attitude that comes only from Your holy spirit.

Inspire us to yield ourselves, our deliberations, and our lives to Your guidance that our Nation would be restored.

We pray in the power of Your name to serve You faithfully in all that we face this day.  Amen.

 

Monday, June 6, 2022

Senate – Chaplain Barry C. Black

Savior, lead us like a Shepherd. Lord, we experienced more mass shootings over the weekend leaving a carnage of dead and wounded. Forgive us when we do too little too late. Give us the prudence to anticipate the evil and choose the right priorities to prevent it. Lord, provide our lawmakers with the ability to discern and do what is right, even when it is difficult. Give them the courage to speak the truth regardless of the consequences. Help them to be productive in all their endeavors as they strive to walk along the paths of justice. And Lord, bless Ukraine. We pray in our Savior’s Name. Amen.

 

Friday, June 3, 2022

House of Representatives – Chaplain Margaret Grun Kibben

O Lord our God, You are our strength and our song. By Your mighty hand, You have brought us to this moment in time that our lives would sing Your praises.

As we begin the day, cause us to reflect on the countless times You have upheld us through chaos and calamity, those moments when we had nothing left in our own reserves but could only draw on Your strength to see us through. Then may those reminders of Your abiding presence remain with us during the events and challenges in store for us today. Would that we look to You and the encouragement, motivation, and inspiration You provide for us in both the obvious and the more subtle gifts of grace You offer.

May we see Your face in all things and thus be empowered to meet You in all the things we face.

We can do all things through the one who strengthens us. May this serve as our refrain this day.

In the power of Your name, we pray to serve You faithfully.  Amen.

 

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

House of Representatives – Chaplain Margaret Grun Kibben

Holy God, we find ourselves at the end of this Memorial Day weekend having honored the heroes of our country. We lift our hearts in gratitude for those who chose to give their lives in the fight for right and freedom, the honor of this country, and the preservation of its noble ideals.

We pray for those families, friends, and communities who sent their loved ones off to war and who now touch a gravestone just to sustain the memory of their sacrifice.

But as the first funerals are held today following the tragedy in Texas, we also grieve the innocents who didn’t live long enough to have a choice as to how they would give their lives.

Lord God our Father, we raise our voices of grief and mourning in memory of the ones who were lost on Uvalde’s battlefield, the 19 children and their two teachers. We cry with the families who sent their children off to school but who now drape themselves over tiny caskets, yearning just to hold them one last time.

Our country’s eyes are dim with grief, and we call out to You, spreading before You our deepest sadness. Our Nation’s prayers are offered before You in the hope that You would turn Your ear to our cries for those whom we have loved and lost.

O Lord, You are the God who saves. Show Your compassion to us in these moments. Declare Your love to us in the midst of our grief.

In Your sovereign name we pray Your favor. Amen.

 

Friday, May 27, 2022

House of Representatives – Reverend Russell Gordon

God of creation, we praise You for the sheer beauty of this world, for its astonishing diversity among plants and animals and peoples who together call this place home. We pray for Your gracious providence to encourage us in being responsible caretakers of all that You have made, to respect the delicate nature of the Earth, and to preserve this wondrous world for our children and grandchildren to enjoy.

We most especially pray this day for those families who have recently lost their children and loved ones due to gun violence. Bring them a good measure of Your comfort and Your peace.

As we begin this Memorial weekend, help us, O God, to do so humbly, grateful for the utmost sacrifice made by those in uniform in all fields of conflict, lives given so we may enjoy the fruits of life and liberty. We pray for those families who still feel their loss. May their supreme offering inspire this Nation and its leaders to strive for those ways that lead to greater unity, justice, freedom, and peace. Amen.

 

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Senate – Chaplain Barry C. Black

O God our Father, we wait to serve You as You desire. May we do what is right and trust You completely. Lord, make us alert to the needs of those lives You seek to touch, providing us with opportunities to transform dark yesterdays into bright tomorrows. Examine and test us. Judge our desires and thoughts. Today use our lawmakers to bring relief to captives and deliverance to the oppressed. Give our senators such faith that they will bless even those who are hard of heart. May our legislators courageously work to lift those who are brought low by sorrow and empower those who are buffeted by grief. We pray in your precious name. Amen.

 

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Senate – Chaplain Barry C. Black

Eternal redeemer, the Father of mercies, You are our help in time of need. Lord, as we mourn the senseless tragedy at Robb Elementary School in Texas, guide us with Your grace. Lord, sometimes prayers seem so useless, yet in 1 Thessalonians 5:17, You told us to pray without ceasing. We lift our voices again to You. We pray because You have helped us in the past. We pray because You are our hope for the years to come. Strengthen us to pray and work until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream. You inspire our lawmakers to strive to become islands of mercy in the midst of a sea of indifference. Lord, use our senators to build a more safe nation and world. We pray in Your merciful name. Amen.

 

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Senate – Chaplain Barry C. Black

O Lord who serves the mind of all called to serve You and country, guide our lawmakers to fulfill Your purposes. When it is difficult to see the path ahead, give them the wisdom to trust the unfolding of Your powerful providence. Empower them to resist the sins that bring dishonor as they seek to live for Your glory. Lord, unite them to bear the burdens which are laid upon them during these challenging days. As they remember their accountability to You, inspire them to be good stewards of Your bounty. And, Lord, bless Ukraine. We pray in Your great name. Amen.

House of Representatives – Reverend Gary Studniewski

Almighty God, from this, the people’s House, we give You thanks for the many blessings that You have bestowed throughout our Nation’s history. You have raised up generations of citizens who have enjoyed the freedoms upon which this country was established, the first of which is the freedom to worship You and to beseech Your favor upon our Union.

Lord, we ask You now to bless the Members of this House of Representatives and all who support its proceedings. Give them the wisdom to make decisions that would strengthen and prosper our Nation, make laws that are just, and serve with integrity and selflessness.

We continue to rely on Your good favors, dear Lord, as we pledge our devotion and our service.  Amen.

 

Friday, May 20, 2022

House of Representatives – Chaplain Margaret Grun Kibben

Holy God, You have allowed to fall upon us both blessings and obstacles, that we would never take for granted the precious gift of our existence and the fragility of our life.

When we experience moments of Your favor, may we rejoice in Your will, and in times of displeasure, may we take seriously Your desire that we turn and return to You with all our hearts and souls. Whether we find ourselves banished to unknown frontiers or struggling at the periphery of our community, You, O Lord, will gather us in and bring us back to Your loving embrace.

May we ever obey Your guidance and give heed to Your direction, that we would know of Your delight when we choose to love the Lord our God and walk in obedience to You.

Today may we choose the ultimate over the urgent, the significant over the trivial, the substantive over the spectacle, and the eternal over the temporal.

In Your sovereign name we pray.  Amen.

 

(Prayers from the Senate and the House of Representatives. Photo Credit: Canva)

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Carol
June 27, 2022

Amen, it was good, everything was in its place working the way You created it. It was good.

Father may Thy Kingdom come and Thy will be done now in our lives and in our country, a country founded by you. May Your Light that overcomes the darkness shine bright in D.C., the Capitol, the White House, and the Supreme Court. Have mercy on us. In Your Mighty Name Yeshua we pray, amen.

Denise Agron
June 24, 2022

Father, please send your angels to protect your people–alll who stand with You in love and compassion, standing for goodness and for life. Please protect them as well as the locations where they live and serve. May those who hate be astounded by your power and glory, and may their eyes and hearts finally perceive your love for them. Come, Holy Spirit.

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Elana
June 23, 2022

None of the chaplains mention the name Jesus in their prayers. What’s up with that?

Debbie
June 23, 2022

I pray for each members body, soul, spirit, heart & mind. I pray they they are (or soon will be) born again tongue talking believers who are madly in love with doing government according to God’s WORD. I pray that they actively pray during prayer meetings. That they are strong encouragers to fellow believers and that they are open doors to finding Jesus to those whom are yet to become believers. I pray that they are open conduits for miracles, signs, and wonders to flow through them. I pray that they are exceedingly accomplished in explaining why governing God’s way is the right way and why any other way will lead to a great downfall. I thank YOU Jesus for saving them and placing them in Your seats of authority in the governing of the USA! AMEN!

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    Herb Johnston
    June 24, 2022

    I just started listening to, and casually following.. our modern prophets, last summer… they give me a lot of hope.. and they do not follow the same line of thinking that we hear, even in Christian Media …it is much more hopeful.

Jessica Renshaw
June 16, 2022

Wonderful prayers, reminiscent of the prayers of our Founding Fathers in these same chambers! Most of our Founding Fathers’ prayers addressed and referred to Almighty God, Creator, Father, Lord, Redeemer, Savior–I am not sure any of them actually used the proper name Jesus. Yet He is the One they were describing and I am sure God heard every one of those prayers.

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Herb Johnston
June 6, 2022

Loed-,I Rejoice that our nation has installed in her government Chambers these glorious prayer support stewards,that You-, in the tradition of our foundations.. which emanate from your word.
I thank you that they hold fast to the foundations of Liberty ..that were given to us as a gift- by You.. from the institution of our country in your Word-, may continue to be encouraged to stand fast.. in faith and prayer Lord-,and be guarded by your glorious angels and may their families and loved ones be at peace.
Lord and I pray that you would help us stand strong against evil as these poor precious families have lost their children Lord-, in this egregious wrong that I cannot even fathom, Lord ..may they be healed and may their lives bear abundant resemblance to peace and fruit bearing-, as they attempt to go forward.. in Jesus name-,Amen

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Mary Meens
June 4, 2022

I decree and declare that every chaplain in government across America is born again and filled with the Holy Spirit in the mighty name of Jesus!

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Susan CC
June 3, 2022

I wonder if these prayers are being heard as there is no mention of Jesus in any. Jesus said “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me. Jesus also said, all authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me. Paul adds..there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus. I pray the Name of Jesus Christ is heard in every prayer.

John 14:6, Matthew 28:18, 1 Timothy 2:5

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Darlene Estlow
June 3, 2022

Amen. Hear our prayers, dear Father. And may those who pray in these sessions, realize that Jesus is the way, truth, and life.

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Angela Morris
June 3, 2022

In agreement… In The Name of Yeshua HaMashiach Amen

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Angela Morris
June 3, 2022

I’m agreement… In The Name of Yeshua HaMashiach Amen

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Rose Rocha
June 3, 2022

Father, God we thank you for the efforts that people in Congress and the Senate to pray in the morning. Let their hearts be touched by the
“Our Father who art in heaven hallowed it be thy name” May they truly follow this prayer, when they make decisions for this country, America of whom they represent. That the government is on your shoulders. In Jesus’ name I pray.

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