O God, Defender of the Poor
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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).