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Prayer of Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit at the award ceremony

Prayer of Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit at the award ceremony, receiving the the Dongbaek Medal of the Order of Civil Merit of the Republic of Korea, during a ceremony at the Korean Embassy in Oslo, Norway, 5 May 2020, in English and Korean.

06 May 2020

Prayer of Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit at the award ceremony, receiving the the Dongbaek Medal of the Order of Civil Merit of the Republic of Korea, during a ceremony at the Korean Embassy in Oslo, Norway, 5 May 2020.

 

Together we pray

that God of life will strengthen our hope,

to see and believe what is not seen yet,

to go beyond the alternatives of pessimism or optimism,

to continue a powerful and demanding commitment to peace.

May this moment be an inspiration

to continue to do what is needed and what is possible,

to support nuclear-disarmament in the Korean Peninsula and the entire world,

to keep the vision for the peoples to meet, to live and to love – together.

May God of life bless the people of Korea, in the North and the South,

and give us all peace. Amen.

 

Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit
Former General Secretary of the World Council of Churches
Presiding Bishop of the Church of Norway 10 May, 2020

 

생명의 하나님께서 우리의 희망을 더욱 견고하게 하시어

보이지 않는 것을 보게 하시는 믿음을 주시고,

일시적인 비관이나 낙관에 치우치지 않고,

평화를 이루는 날까지 우리 모두 끊임없이 헌신하게 하옵소서.

지금 이 순간의 감격이 한(조선)반도와 전 세계 핵무기 폐기로 이어지게 하시어,

주님의 사랑으로 인해 사람과 사람의 만남으로 이어지게 하옵소서.

생명의 하나님께서 한(조선)반도의 백성들을 축복 하셔서,

영원한 평화를 허락하여 주시기를 주님의 이름으로 기도합니다. 아멘!

 

울라프 픽스 트베이트 목사(Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit)

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