Prayers for Peacemakers, February 13, 2013

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  Epixel* for February 17, 2013

 

“…we cried to the
LORD, the God of our ancestors;
the LORD heard our voice and saw our
affliction,
our toil, and our oppression.”  -Deuteronomy 26:7

*epixel: a snapshot-epistle to the churches related to and 
appearing with a text from the upcoming Sunday’s Revised 
Common Lectionary readings.

photo: home demolition, Derath,
Palestine, Nov. 6, 2012,
from Operation Dove video

Prayers for Peacemakers, February 13, 2013

Lord, restore dignity
to those who demolish homes, irrigation systems and olive groves, who practice
bombing and shooting all night near residential areas, or oppress by other
weapons from the arsenal of occupation.  By
the prayers of the faithful, from intended oppression, fashion Beloved
Community.

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