Saturday, June 16, 2018

Prayer about Eurydice Dixon, murdered comedian
Heavenly Father, we are saddened by the tragic death of Eurydice Dixon, a 22-year old comedian from Australia who was raped and murdered earlier this week. We pray for her family and friends as they deal with their grief and the horrific circumstances surrounding her death. May they find peace and comfort in you. Lord, this event brings to light the overall issue of safety and the violence rate against women in Australia. We pray for the Australian government, law enforcement, and other agencies to work together to eradicate this issue. We pray the same for violence against women worldwide as we know this problem is not unique to Australia. Father, we pray for the accused perpetrator, Jaymes Todd. We pray against the evil in this young man's heart. His actions have brought great devastation and will forever change the trajectory of his life. However, we know that you, Lord, are our Great Redeemer. We ask that you change his heart and lead him to repentance and salvation. May he spend the rest of his life pursuing your goodness. In Jesus' name, amen.

Prayer contributed by guest prayer blogger Brandi South:

Brandi South resides in Chambersburg, PA, with her husband, their daughter, and their two rescue cats. She is employed at Shippensburg University of PA and plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree starting in the fall. Brandi is a member of Grand Point Church in Chambersburg where she enjoys serving on the First Impressions Team as a greeter. Some of her favorite scripture passages are Psalm 25 and Ephesians 2.

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