Prayer for Peace in Syria
God of Compassion,
Hear the cries of the people of Syria,
Bring healing to those suffering from the violence,
Bring comfort to those mourning the dead,
Strengthen Syria’s neighbors in their care and welcome for refugees,
Convert the hearts of those who have taken up arms,
And protect those committed to peace.
God of Hope,
Inspire leaders to choose peace over violence and to seek reconciliation with enemies,
Inspire the Church around the world with compassion for the people of Syria,
And give us hope for a future of peace built on justice for all.
We ask this through Jesus Christ,
Prince of Peace and Light of the World,
Petition: For the people of Syria, that God may strengthen the resolve of leaders to end the fighting and choose a future of peace.
Yes, we need to pray for the peace of Jerusalem AND Syria, especially all the Christians! We also need to pray for Obama and your leaders and my Prime Minister and the leaders of NATO, that the Lord will open their eyes to what they are about to start.
Of course, we need to pray for God’s will to be done and His help, His strength, His protection over us!
In Jesus Name,