A Prayer for Refugees on World Refugee Day

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A Father Begs for Help

A Prayer for Refugees

 

Loving God,

We pray for the world’s refugees,

They have experienced trauma beyond our imagining.

God of healing, bring them healing.

They endure the most trying of circumstances.

God of strength, bring them strength.

They face an uncertain future.

God of hope, bring them hope.

 

We pray for the countries from which refugees come,

They are experiencing conflict.

God of healing, bring them healing.

Their people are torn apart by violence & other types of persecution.

God of strength, bring them strength.

They face a difficult future.

God of hope, bring them hope.

 

We pray for refugees who have resettled in Canada.

They have experienced great loss.

God of healing, bring them healing.

They are building new lives in a foreign land.

God of strength, bring them strength.

They are courageously carving out a future.

God of hope, bring them hope.

 

We pray for asylum seekers living in Canada.

They have experienced great loss.

God of healing, bring them healing.

They may never see their families again.

God of strength, bring them strength.

They have no certainty about their future.

God of hope, bring them hope.

 

We pray for asylum seekers detained in Canada.

They are experiencing great pain

God of healing, bring them healing.

They live in harsh and difficult conditions

God of strength, bring them strength.

They are losing hope.

God of hope, bring them hope.

 

We pray for our nation

We have hardened our hearts against refugees

God of healing, bring us healing

We have grown weary of caring

God of strength, give us strength

We need to find a better way forward,

God of hope, bring us hope.

 

Credits:  

Prayer Adapted with Permission from  A Just Cause

ajustcause.com.au

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