HRH The Prince Philip – RIP

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Gracious God, giver of all life,
in whom our earthly course finds its fulfilment:
we give you thanks for the life of Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,
for his service to this nation, the Commonwealth, and humanity,
in war and in peace,
in the pursuit of knowledge,
and in his example of reverence for your creation.

We give thanks for the encouragement he offered to the young,
and for his faithful support for Elizabeth our Queen.

We pray that, as you receive him into your presence,
his family and all who mourn may know your comfort
in the assurance that death is swallowed up in victory
through our Lord Jesus Christ,
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God,
now and in eternity.


2 thoughts on “HRH The Prince Philip – RIP

  1. Great. I think HRH Prince Philip has lived long and well. His life has shown us something of resilience, change and survival when life gets tough. Teachers surely live for ever …..

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