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A Prayer for Sandy Hook

MarkDeed Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 1:20 PM
Bless your heart Matt, a timely, thoughful prayer. The only peace I can offer is that the Lord holds those children now. I pray the parents seek Him for their comfort because nothing in THIS world can offer it.

In light of the horrific developments in Newtown, Conn. – developments so sorrowful that no words will do – I felt it only appropriate to pull my regular column for this week. I offer, instead, the only words I can at this inexpressibly mournful time: A simple prayer. ~ Matt Barber

Please come, Lord Jesus.

Come, King Jesus.

Come soon I pray.

Yet, even still come now, Holy Spirit, until such time.

We need You.

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