Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14.
We come to you with heavy hearts on behalf of the people of Uvalde, Texas. We ask You, Father God, to comfort the families who lost a beloved one in today’s mass shooting tragedy. Continue to heal those who were injured in the attack. Give wisdom to the medical staff on how to best help them. We thank you for protecting the first responders and for being with them, as they help those who are still awaiting answers.
Help the local community to rally behind these families who are grieving the loss of their beloved child. May the families involved be able in time cherish the good times they had with their loved one and to be able to move forward with their lives. Most of all, may they know that Jesus loves them. Help these families to know that they can stand on the promises of God knowing that they will see their loved one again in heaven. Grant the families peace and understanding in the days and years ahead.
In Jesus name, we pray, Amen.