Reflection of the Week - 21 April 2020

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Loving Father God

You know all about sacrifice.
You know about loss.
You know about suffering.
You feel it

Father God
Anzac Day has a lot of mixed feelings for us
So I pray:

For those who served
For Australians who fell
For families who waited to never see again
For families forever traumatised by war and oppression

For Australians who today risk much
For families who wait today in hope
For those striving for peace and security in the world
For military personnel and families and support services sacrificing much.

Renew them in certain hope of Jesus' resurrection
Comfort their pain and trauma
Strengthen the ties that bring peace
Guide their best intentions
And bring them home safe.

This Anzac Day

We remember them
And in remembering
pray for peace in our time and generation

For the Glory of God
And the renewal of all things in Christ

Amen.

 


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