Prayers for Peacemakers, April 10, 2013


  Epixel* for April 14, 2013


He fell to the ground and
heard a voice saying to him,
“Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?”    –Acts

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

Photo: Palestinians and Interationals rest on the remains of the Mosque 
demolished by Israel in Mufaqara (part of the declared “Firing Zone 918”)

Prayers for Peacemakers, April 10, 2013

God, grant that those
persecuting you in your people in Palestine — demolishing homes, cisterns and
houses of prayer, and justifying the pillage by the need to practice war —
will turn from their vanity and practice love and peacemaking instead.

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