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O God, Defender of the Poor

Scripture References

Confessions and Statements of Faith References

Further Reflections on Confessions and Statements of Faith References

Our prayers will certainly include the needs of those who suffer. Since the church reflects the unity of the people of God, they “pray together” (Belhar Confession, Section 2). And the church, through their prayer, “supports the downtrodden, protects the stranger, helps orphans and widows and blocks the path of the ungodly…and stands by any people in any form of suffering and need...” (Belhar Confession, Section 4).
 

Additional Prayers

Righteous God who answers prayer,
you have chosen us to be your children and have begun a good work in us.
Help us to trust you so completely with whatever we face
that we may sleep in peace and wake again with confident joy.
We pray in the name of Jesus. Amen.

Tune Information

Name
DUNFERMLINE
Key
E♭ Major
Meter
8.6.8.6

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