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God of the Nations: Prayer of Confession

ALL: God of the Nations

Our hearts are often far from you

Our hearts are closed to our neighbor

We stand with our tribe, we keep strangers far away

We hide behind walls, we speak badly of others

These things dishonor you, they break your heart

When we harm instead of heal, we contradict the gospel. 

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