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"O LORD, Our Redeemer" - 12 March 2017

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O LORD, our Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: you are the LORD our God, who teaches us to profit, who leads us in the way we should go (Isaiah 48.17); to you we pray.
You who have called your people; you who are the first and the last, the beginning and the end (Isaiah 48.12); we pray for your universal Church and these churches in the larger OKC area: New Covenant Worship Center; New Harvest Fellowship; New Hope Church-OKC; New Hope Church of Christ; New Hope Church-Yukon; and New Hope Worship Center. Drawing from the prophet Hosea, may we press on to know you, and you come to us as the dawn, as the showers and spring rains that water the earth. Help us to sow righteousness, to reap steadfast love, to break up our fallow ground, to seek you so that you will come and rain righteousness on us. And by your restraining hand and truth-guiding Spirit, may we not plow iniquity, reap injustice, or eat the fruit of lies by trusting in our own way, in the multitude of our own strength (Hosea 6.…