Lent Prayers of Intercession (1)

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Kindle a flame to lighten the dark (A&M Hymns and Songs for Refreshing Worship) 

Heavenly Father,in this time of Lent we pray for your broken world and your hurting people.
Where there is darkness may your light always shine:

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For places where children have known only violence, fear and the sounds of war –
Where there is darkness may your light always shine:

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For families who flee their homes and depend on others for refuge –
Where there is darkness may your light always shine:

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For people living in poverty who have too little access to food and water – 
Where there is darkness may your light always shine:

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For peacekeepers and aid workers in places of danger –  
Where there is darkness may your light always shine:

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For women in places where discrimination, abuse and rape go unchallenged –
Where there is darkness may your light always shine:

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For people closer to home whose suffering may be silent and unseen –
Where there is darkness may your light always shine:

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In this time of Lent may we look beyond ourselves and our own needs and offer prayer for our suffering brothers and sisters here and in other lands –  
Where there is darkness may your light always shine:

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