Prayers for the Armed ForcesPrayed on June 2, 2019 by SoCal2nd Prayers for the Armed ForcesHeavenly Father, we commend to your gracious care and keeping all the men and women in our Armed Forces at home and abroad. Defend them day by day with your heavenly grace; strengthen them in their trials and temptations; and give them courage to face the perils that beset them; and help them to know that nothing can separate them from your love; in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen Prayers for the financial situation, debt and redundancyPrayed on June 2, 2019 by SoCal2nd Prayers for the financial situation, debt and redundancyLord God, we live in disturbing days: across the world, prices rise, debts increase, markets are in turmoil, jobs are taken away, and fragile security is under threat. Loving God, meet us in our fear and hear our prayer: be a tower of strength amidst the shifting sands, and a light in the darkness; help us receive your gift of peace, and fix our hearts where true joy is to be found, in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. A Prayer for peace in GazaPrayed on May 29, 2019 by SoCal2ndLord God of compassion, whose will is for peace built on righteousness, we pray for peace in Gaza and Israel: for an end to hostilities, for comfort and help for all who suffer, and for reconciliation between Palestine and Israel, through Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace. Amen. Pray for our Local, State, and National Governments!Prayed on April 25, 2019 by SoCal2ndPray for our Local, State, and National Governments!