Election Season Prayers – Pray to live as a disciple of Jesus Christ today, no matter the election results

O God: Give me strength to live another day; Let me not turn coward before its difficulties or prove recreant to its duties; Let me not lose faith in other people; Keep me sweet and sound of heart, in spite of ingratitude, treachery, or meanness; Preserve me from minding little stings of giving them; Help me to keep my heart clean, and to live so honestly and fearlessly that no outward failure can dishearten me or take away the joy of conscious integrity; Open wide the eyes of my soul that I may see good in all things; Grant me this day some new vision of thy truth; Inspire me with the spirit of joy and gladness; and make me
the cup of salvation to suffering souls; in the name of the strong Deliverer, our only Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen.

 

Except for the final prayer, all prayers are taken from The Book of Common Prayer. The final prayer, “For Today” is printed in each issue of Forward Day by Day.

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