Prayers To Pray

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Prayers To Pray

Breakthrough

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I have to be honest. In light of everything that’s been happening around the world, it would be extremely easy to think of faith as unreliable and God as disengaged....
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Courage Be Firm

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Give me, O God, this day a strong and vivid sense that Thou art by my side. In multitude and solitude, in business and leisure, in my downsitting and in...
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Let Thy Kingdom Come On Earth

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O Thou who art the only origin of all that is good and fair and true, unto Thee I lift up my soul. Let Thy Spirit now enter my heart....
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Ordinary Prayers

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It’s easy to forget that stories in the Bible feature men and women who were normal and flawed individuals. The massive mercy and beauty of Christ is that He used...
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Relinquish

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Sometimes all you need is a nugget of truth to jet set your day. I pray today’s devotional is exactly that kind of nugget. “When you’re doing life in your...
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Red And White (And Blue)

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Today we Canadians celebrate a country that provides us with beauty, freedom, independence, justice and opportunity. It is a country that every Canadian could describe as a blessed place to...
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Prayers To Pray Over Your Life

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“I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I...
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I Praise And Worship Thee

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Eternal Father of my soul, let my first thought today be of Thee, let my first impulse be to worship Thee, let my first speech be Thy name, let my...
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Lay Me Down In Peace And Sleep

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Lord, I cry unto thee: make haste unto me; give ear unto my voice, when I cry unto thee. Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense; and...
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Help Me Be Wise

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A wise man wrote: the world is too much with us; late and soon, getting and spending, we lay waste our powers. O God, give me grace to profit by...
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Unfathomable Love

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I bless Thee, O most holy God, for the unfathomable love whereby Thou hast ordained that spirit with spirit can meet and that I, a weak and erring mortal, should...
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Pure And Perfect Fellowship

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O hidden love of God, whose will it is that all created spirits should live everlastingly in pure and perfect fellowship with Thyself, grant that in my life today I...
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With Us. Before Us. In Us. Over All.

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May the Strength of God guide us. May the Power of God preserve us. May the Wisdom of God instruct us. May the Hand of God protect us. May the...
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Easter Grandeur

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God, give us eyes to see the beauty of the spring, and to behold Your majesty in every living thing. And may we see in lacy leaves and every budding...
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The Gifts & Talents We DO Have

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Pressure. Comparison. Envy. Competition. It’s easy to feel trapped by what we don’t have rather than celebratory over what we do have. But as we live lives that seek to...
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Framers & Builders

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Grant, Almighty God, that as we must carry on a warfare in this world, and as it is your will to try us with many contests – O grant that...
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To Pray

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“In all areas of our life, prayer is the one where we can lest afford to be complacent. We may spend regular times in jogging, exercising, and dieting for the...
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Help Us Be True To Who We Are

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Lord, in our efforts to serve, help us be true to who we are in you. Make us see and understand the gifts and talents you have given us, and...
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Loveliness That Does Not Fade

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Almighty God, who art ever present in the world without me, in my spirit within me, and in the unseen world above me, let me carry with me through this...
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Give Us An Unconquered Heart

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Give us, O Lord, a steadfast heart, which no unworthy affection may drag downwards; give us an unconquered heart, which no tribulation can wear out; give us an upright heart,...
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Let Me Love As He Loved

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O Thou whose love to man was proven in the passion and death of Jesus Christ our Lord, let the power of His Cross be with me today. Let me...
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Make Me The Human Channel

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Dear Father, make me the human channel, so far as in me lies, through which Thy divine love and pity may reach the hearts and lives of a few of...
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Everlasting Mercy

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O Thou who Thyself art everlasting Mercy, give me a tender heart today towards all those to whom the morning light brings less joy than it brings to me: Those...
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Humble Thanks

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O Thou who wast, and art, and art to come, I thank Thee that this Christian way whereon I walk is no untried or uncharted road, but a road beaten...
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Give Me Grace Today To Follow The Road

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O blessed Jesus, who didst use Thine own most precious life for the redemption of Thy human brethren, giving no thought to ease or pleasure or worldly enrichment, but filling...
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Let Light Go Forth

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O God, who hast been the Refuge of my fathers through many generations, be my Refuge today in every time and circumstance of need. Be my Guide through all that...
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The Man God Uses

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  On November 8th, 1927, my thirty-eighth birthday, I prayed this prayer: “Lord, make me a man after Thine own heart.” Work faded out of sight; things that before seemed...
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To Become Aware

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“We pray not simply to enjoy the experience of praying, but to communicate with God, to submit to him, to be like him, to love and serve him. To pray...
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A New Year

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Our Father and our God, as we stand at the beginning of this New Year we confess our need of Your presence and Your guidance as we face the future. We...
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Let Me Keep In Mind

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Here I stand, weak and mortal, amid the immensities of nature. But blessed be Thou, O Lord God, that Thou hast made me in Thine own likeness and hast breathed...
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Give Me Open Hands

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O divine love… Give me open hands ready to share with all who are in want the blessings with which Thou hast enriched my life. Deliver me from all meanness...
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Give Me Open Eyes

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O divine love… Give me open eyes to discover Thine indwelling in the world which Thou hast made. Let all lovely things fill me with gladness and let them uplift...
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Give Me An Open Mind

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O divine love… Give me an open mind, a mind ready to receive and to welcome such new light of knowledge as it is Thy will to reveal to me....
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Give Me An Open Ear

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O divine love… Give me an open ear that I may hear Thy voice calling me to high endeavor. Too often have I been deaf to the appeals Thou hast...
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I Confess

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O merciful heart of God, in true penitence and contrition I would now open my heart to Thee. Let me keep nothing hidden from Thee, while I pray. Humbling as...
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It’s All About You

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Lord Jesus, let me know myself and know You, and desire nothing save only You. Let me hate myself and love You. Let me do everything for the sake of...
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Let Me Busy Myself In Compassionate Service

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O heavenly Father, give me a heart like the heart of Jesus Christ, a heart more ready to minister than to be ministered unto, a heart moved by compassion towards...
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Let Me Put Thee Before All Else

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O Thou who indwellest in our poor and shabby human life, grant that my part in the world’s life today may not be to obscure the splendor of Thy presence...
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I Thank Thee

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Almighty and ever-blessed God, I thank Thee for the love wherewith Thou dost follow me all the days of my life. I thank Thee that Thou dost inform my mind...
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Let My Answer Be Truthful

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O everlasting God, let the light of Thine eternity now fall upon my passing days. O holy God, let the light of Thy perfect righteousness fall upon my sinful ways....
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Release

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Release: an action and process of releasing; to allow or enable escape from confinement; to be set freed. Heavenly Father, I release to You the burdens that I have been...
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Give Me Grace

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O God, who of Thy love and pity didst send us Jesus Christ for the illumination of our darkness, give me wisdom to profit by the words He spoke and...
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I Praise Thee

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O Lord and Maker of all things, from whose creative power the first light came forth, who didst look upon the world’s first morning and see that it was good,...
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For This And This

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O Thou whose tender mercies are over all Thy works, humbly and sorrowfully I crave Thy forgiveness for thy sins: For every weakening and defiling thought to which my mind...
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Keep Me Straight And Keep Me True

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Dear Lord God in Heaven, Keep me safe this very day, Ward all evils from my way. Keep me straight and keep me true, That one day I’ll return to...
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Friend To Friend

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Here am I, O God, of little prayer and of mean estate, yet lifting up heart and voice to Thee before whom all created things are as dust and a...
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Let Me Keep

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O Thou who hast so graciously called me to be Thy servant, I would hold myself in readiness to-day for Thy least word of command. Give me the spirit, I...
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Take This Day’s Life

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Dear Father, take this day’s life into Thine own keeping. Control all my thoughts and feelings. Direct all my energies. Instruct my mind. Sustain my will. Take my hands and...
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Make Me An Instrument

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A friend sent me this prayer a few days ago and I thought I’d pay it forward. What a beautiful prayer to pray to start any day. “Lord, make me...
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Have Mercy

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O divine Father, whose mercy ever awaits those who return unto Thee in true lowliness and contrition of heart, hear now one humble suppliant who needs Thy help. For my...
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Go With Me

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Blessed be Thou, most gracious God, that again Thou hast brought light out of darkness and caused the morning to appear! Blessed be Thou that Thou dost send me forth,...
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I Commit All My Ways Unto Thee

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Almighty God, Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, I commit all my ways unto Thee. I make over my soul to Thy keeping. I pledge my life to Thy service....
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I Thank Thee, O God

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O God, who hast proven Thy love for mankind by sending us Jesus Christ our Lord, and hast illumined our human life by the radiance of His presence, I give...
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Incline My Heart To Follow

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Saint Paul said, Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice; and be ye kind to one another,...
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Thou Art All My Heart’s Desire

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In Thy will, O Lord, is my peace. In Thy love is my rest. In Thy service is my joy. Thou art all my heart’s desire. Whom have I in...
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Refuge In Thy Greatness

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Forbid, O Lord God, that my thoughts today should be wholly occupied with the worlds passing show. Seeing that in Thy loving kindness Thou hast given me the power to...
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Let Me Leave Behind

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O Thou most wise, most great, most holy, in wisdom and power and tender mercy Thou didst create me in Thine own image. Thou hast given me this life to...
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I Am Content

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I am content, O Father, to leave my life in Thy hands, believing that the very hairs upon my head are numbered by Thee. I am content to give over...
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Knocking At My Heart’s Door

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Almighty and eternal God, Thou art hidden from my sight: Thou art beyond the understanding of my mind: Thy thoughts are not as my thoughts: Thy ways are past finding...
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O Lord, Forgive

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My failure to be true even to my own accepted standards: My self-deception in face of temptation: My choosing of the worse when I know the better: O Lord, forgive....
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Thou Didst First Love Me

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O God the Father, I praise the great and holy love whereby, when we had utterly gone astray, Thou didst diligently seek us out and save us, sending Thy well-beloved...
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I Give Thee Thanks

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O Eternal God, though Thou art not such as I can see with my eyes or touch with my hands, yet grant me this day a clear conviction of Thy...
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Through Constant Fellowship With Thee

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O Thou in whose boundless being are laid up all treasures of wisdom and truth and holiness, grant that through constant fellowship with Thee the true graces of Christian character...
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For Faith To Believe

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Almighty and most merciful Father, whose power and whose love eternally work together for the protection of Thy children, give me grace this day to put my trust in Thee....
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Let Me Do And Speak And Pray

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For this new day I give Thee humble thanks: For its gladness and its brightness: For its long hours waiting to be filled with joyous and helpful labor: For its...
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If You Believe

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”If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.” –Matthew 21:22 Dear God, this is the year I will be kinder to my family, friends, co-workers, and neighbors. I...
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He Hears The Prayer

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”The Lord is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.” –Proverbs 15:29 Dear God, this is the year I will be better to my body. I will be...
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The Lord Is Near

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”The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.” –Psalm 145:18 Dear God, this is the year I will pray more. I will offer prayers of...
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He Hears My Voice

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”Evening, morning and noon I cry out in distress, and he hears my voice.” –Psalm 55:17 Dear God, this is the year I will embrace Your creation with consideration. First, I will...
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If My People

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”If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin...
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Self-Reliance

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I read a prayer on the weekend that shook me to my core. Lord, as I embark on this journey, come and banish from my heart every last trace of...
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A Litany Of Humility

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At our small group last week, a friend read this beautiful prayer that really spoke to me. It’s a prayer of humility. It’s beautiful. It’s powerful. It’s raw. And it’s...
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Let The Change Happen In Me

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Dear loving Lord, my home needs Your peace. My family needs You. Won’t You come to us? Won’t You set us free? Pour out Your love. Pour out Your Spirit....
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My Soul Sings Joyously

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Dear loving Lord, I thank You for all You do for me. You go so far beyond what I think I need. You let me be me. You let me...
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Let Me Trust In Your Promises

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Dear loving Father, You control all things on earth and in heaven. Dear Lord, what are Your promises for me? I seek Your Word, Lord. I seek Your will. Show...
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This Is Strength

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Dear beloved God, I am weak, I have no strength in my hands. My soul is tired, I hunger and thirst for You. Help me please. Let me praise You....
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Perfect Love Drives Out Fear

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Dear loving Lord, I am feeling stress. I am worried. Too many things occupy my mind. Won’t You help me? Show me, Lord, Your order and Your plans are eternal....
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The Only Explanation Is Love

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Oh sweet Jesus, You did so much for me. But You didn’t have to. You could have said, “No, I won’t.” You could have saved Yourself. But instead, You saved...
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Give Me Understanding

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Dear loving Lord, how can it be this way? How can it be that love and hurt live within my heart at the same time? Love so sweet, pain so...
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Make Me Wise, Oh Lord

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Sometimes our quiet time need not be complicated. Sometimes a simple prayer is enough. Sometimes a few moments of quiet reflection… a few moments of prayerful meditation… and a few...