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Praying for wisdom in the elections

A prayer for the coming elections in Aotearoa New Zealand and Fiji.

Taonga News  |  11 Sep 2014  |  1 Comment  

In the run-up to elections in both Fiji (17th) and Aotearoa New Zealand (20th), the General Synod Office offers the following collect/prayer as a resource for this Sunday and following.

A Prayer for the Election

God of love,
You give us minds and hearts with which to make decisions.
Bless these islands as we approach the general election,
help us discern your will for our nation,
give us wisdom and courage to make good decisions.
Grant that all those who are elected may become servants of the common good,
so that all the people of this place may live in justice, freedom and in dignity
We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ our Saviour
who lives and reigns over all nations with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God now and forever.


Leo Te Kira

Kia ora good people -
Just wondering if it may also be a good idea to pray for Scotland and the Scottish as they vote this week too on a pretty substantial decision for their future.