(House of Representatives - April 19, 2016)

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[Congressional Record Volume 162, Number 60 (Tuesday, April 19, 2016)]
[Pages H1811-H1812]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office []


  Pastor Kevin Hintze, Zion Lutheran Church, Georgetown, Texas, offered 
the following prayer:
  Gracious Lord of our Nation, we thank You for the continued 
preservation of our blessed country and all who uphold civil duties of 
leadership within our borders.
  We pray today for all the Members of Congress and their staff that 
they may be endowed with wisdom from Your spirit as they serve with the 
authority of government in our land.
  Bless their daily work and encourage our leaders of this Nation to 

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their elected duties with mercy and justice in a sacrificial spirit for 
the common welfare.
  Bless us all with sincere and joyful hearts of service as we serve 
this country in each of our vocations. We pray justice and concord may 
abide, peace and prosperity be kept secure, for You, God, are 
  We seek You with all our hearts knowing full well that You hear our 
prayers. Praying as I have been taught, I close now in the name of my 
Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.