This is how error or “leaven” spreads like a plague, a little bit of truth with a whole lof of error! People will shrink from criticizing Mr. McLaren’s prayer, because after all it is a seemingly “heartfelt” prayer to god. And who should be so “crude” to judge a person’s prayer right? WRONG!
This prayer of sorts is nothing more than a false teacher praying to a false god of his own creation! And one that uses alot of noble sounding but unfortunately misguided notions! a prayer that fits right in there with the new all encompassing and inclusive one world, one faith false religion.
If people would actually take the time to see what Mr. McLaren believes and what he actually says in this prayer they would see this! But unfortunately today there are not many people who will bother to do that!
Also see today’s previous article below in regards to how the world’s “leaders” are gathering in Copenhagen to set the foundation for a World “Governance” structure under the ruse of Human Induced Climate Change. And then read again Mr. McLaren’s prayer where he prays a blessing of sorts on their efforts!
Wake Up people from your strong delusion!
And Mr. McLaren, God does not hear such payers from those in false religions!
Most gracious God, creator of all good things, we thank you for planet Earth and all creatures that share it.
Have mercy on us, Lord. Through ignorance and carelessness we have poisoned clean air and pure water. For monetary gain we have reduced verdant forests to barren wastes. In our craving for more we have plundered your beloved creation and driven many of our fellow creatures to extinction. Only recently have we begun to realize the dangerous future into which our current patterns of consumption and waste are driving us, especially in relation to Earth’s climate. Only recently have we begun to see our need to find a wiser and better way of life in the future, before it is too late and our choices are limited by the consequences of inaction.
We who join in prayer today believe the time has come, Lord. Please guide us now, our God, at this critical moment in history, to better fulfill our role as stewards of this fragile planet. Guide the leaders of nations who (will) gather in Copenhagen (on Dec. 6). Give them courage to set noble goals that reach beyond short-range political expediency, short-term economic profit, and short-sighted self-interest. Impress upon their conscience our sacred duty to bequeath to our children and grandchildren a healthy and thriving environment rather than a world in climate crisis.
If our leaders fail, Lord, if they fail to take the necessary action, they will violate both our trust and your calling to use their power for the common good. If they fail, every person will be affected, including generations not yet born. Rouse us all to action, for we are all woven together in the fabric of creation.
This is the moment, God, when a great turning of hearts must begin. So through this prayer, we of many traditions who follow Christ — joined by friends and neighbors of many faiths — unite our hearts in a cry for change. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer.
We pray in the name of Christ, through whom you have given yourself to the whole world in incarnation, crucifixion, and resurrection. Amen.