Here’s a prayer of petition inspired by 2 Thessalonians 2: 16-17. It comes from Revised Lectionary Prayers.
(inspired by 2 Thessalonians 2: 16-17)
Eternally righteous God,
merciful judge of all the living,
in your love you called us
to share the glory of Christ.
Strengthen our hearts in every good work and word,
that we may be steadfast in your ways
and always believe your truth. Amen.
~ from Revised Common Lectionary Prayers copyright © 2002 Consultation on Common Texts admin. Augsburg Fortress. Posted on Thematic, Intercessory and Scripture Prayers for the RCL, Vanderbilt Divinity Library. http://lectionary.library.vanderbilt.edu/