Lord of all power and might, wisdom and love,
you gave your only Son to live with the suffering and poor,
to die for our sins and rise from the dead so that we may live.
In your hands justice is perfect,
and mercy and righteousness meet.
We pray for all caught up in the war in Syria;
for the innocent who are poisoned by its weapons
and bereaved or wounded by its violence,
for those serving in our armed forces,
for those who make decisions and order actions.
Be merciful to the people of Syria,
bring justice in their suffering,
and let new life arise
where there is now destruction and fear.
We pray these prayers
in the name of your risen Son,
Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen
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