Friendly Reminder: How to Treat Refugees

Friendly Reminder: How to Treat Refugees

muslim-girlsThe Christ-like response to refugees:

I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’

~ Matthew 25:35-36 (NIV)

 

The American response to immigrants:

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Reminder: America prides itself on the first immigrants  ‘found’ this already inhabited country.

Do you need help resetting your automatic response to refugees?

Find out how:

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service

American Civil Liberties Union ACLU

ACLU: We’ll See You in Court: Why Trump’s Executive Order on Refugees Violates the Establishment Clause

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42 Prayers to Election Day – Dilemma

Word,  

We need inspiration, teaching,  reproof and correction.  

Help us in our dilemma.

We need YOUR discernment.

Train is in YOUR righteousness. 

Open our 💕 hearts. 

Which candidate is complete and equipped for every good work?

Who will flame violence? Who will bring peace?

Make our choice clear.  Amen. 

2 Timothy 3:16-17 

​44 Prayers to Election Day – Mercy

Teacher, 

Turn, Lord, and deliver us from panic and fear;

    save us because of your unfailing love 

not for our failed attempts at righteousness.

Mercy Lord.  

Mercy.  

Stir up mercy within us.  

Help us see our neighbor.  

Guide us to love and vote for a leader who will love our  neighbor as much as you love us and our neighbors. 

We pray for mercy.  


Amen