Jehovah`s Witness/We need to pray

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In light of recent events in Connecticut, I would like to offer a prayer.  Please consider adding your own prayer in the comments section or by asking a question.  I will gladly publish it.

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Dear Heavenly Father,
     We come to you today deeply grieving the loss of so many of Your small children.  It is impossible for us to completely grasp the feelings and emotions of all those who are affected by this tragedy.  However, we are comforted by the fact that You are holy and just.  All matters of this world are in your control, and we give You glory and praise even when events occur beyond our comprehension.  It is easy to see the darkness in the world around us, but through your Son, Jesus Christ, you have made us to be a light to the world.  Father, we pray that you will have us shine brightly and boldly to pierce the darkness around us.  We pray that You will humble us to be used according to Your will and that we will be an encouragement to those who are in need of You.  Please convict us of our unrighteousness so that we confess and repent of our sins.  Please cleanse us through the shed blood of Your Lamb.  May we die daily and put all faith and trust in You, especially when our hearts break and yearn for those we love.  

In the name of Your precious Son, Jesus Christ,
Amen

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I am not a Jehovah's Witness, however I can answer many questions concerning the ideas and doctrines on which they disagree with mainstream Christianity. I have spent a great deal of time in ministry with current and ex-Jehovah's Witnesses, as well as those who have started to become disillusioned with the Watchtower Organization.

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Jehovah's Witnesses are generally wonderful and moral people who are zealous for God. However, in their zeal, they have pledged allegiance to what they believe is God's spirit-directed organization. This allegiance blinds them from allowing God's word alone to work in them. My hope is to share the love of Jesus Christ with all who seek salvation, no matter their label or denomination. My experiences come from the relationship that I have with Him as the source of my daily strength. These experiences create an undeniable testimony of salvation by grace through faith in the cleansing blood of the Lamb of God. Through prayer and meditation on God's holy word alone, we find truth as revealed to us through the Holy Spirit.

Organizations
As the word "organization" is misleading in this particular area, I want to be clear that, as a member of the body of Christ, the label or denomination of the church I attend is not the source of my salvation. I do not go to or through any organization for official knowledge or guidance. I go to God's word alone.

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I have a Bachelor and Master's Degree with extensive educational experience.

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