Lord God, we pray for the planned merger between DFID and the FCO to be stopped. We lift up to you the prime minister, and other leaders who are making this decision, and we pray that you will grant them wisdom. Remind them of Your love for the poor. Lord, we ask that the UK’s aid budget will be protected and will always be used to help people in extreme poverty. We pray that the world’s poorest people will not be forgotten. We ask this in Jesus’ name, amen.