Prayer at the Illinois State House
Almighty God, we thank you for all your mercies
have given us this good land for our heritage.
commend our nation into Thy merciful care
is good and gracious and Thy law is truth.
bless our land with resources and opportunities
us from discord, violence and every evil ways.
our liberties and remind our responsibilities
Give us understanding
that we may dwell in peace.
God we pray for our government by and for the people
that justice will prevail with your grace and guidance.
bless our President, Governor, Speaker and all in authority
wisdom, knowledge and strength to know Thy will.
God grant your divine guidance to all our legislators
So that they may enact such laws as shall please Thee.
give unto them your wisdom and understanding
them ever mindful of their calling in Thy fear.
God we ask for your blessings upon each one of us
the days of our troubles and at the time of our prosperity.
in our ignorance, we call you by many names
the power and the glory, forever and ever. Amen.