Day By Day

Day by day, O dear Lord, three things I pray: to see thee more clearly, love thee more dearly, follow thee more nearly, day by day. Richard of Chichester (1197 – 1253) #onprayer

The Lords’ Prayer (An Aramaic Translation)

“In this manner, therefore, pray: Beloved Father, who fills all realms,may You be honoured in me.Let Your divine rule come now.Let Your will come true in all the universe,in the heavens, and on earth. Give us all that we need for each day, anduntangle the knots of unforgiveness that bind us within, as we also […]

King Hezekiah On Prayer

I just love the visual of this moment (Hezekiah hustling immediately to the Temple), and especially the prayer. It’s circa 700 BC. Sennacherib, King of Assyria, has laid siege to several Judean cities including Jerusalem. He sends a letter of threat and intimidation to Hezekiah, King of Judea. Hezekiah’s response? He repairs immediately to the […]

A Prayer At The Closing Of The Day

For all I should have thought, and have not thought; for all I should have said, and have not said; for all that I should have done, and have not done; I ask forgiveness Lord. And all God’s people agreed and said, Amen. #onprayer

shhh……..

“A man prayed, and at first he thought that prayer was talking. But he became more and more quiet until in the end he realized that prayer was listening.” Soren Kierkegaard (1813 – 1855) Prayer is a two way street. We must resist becoming so fixated on what we want to say, that we fail […]

Praying God’s Word Back To Him

Stuck for a prayer of thanksgiving? Not sure how to pray for a specific someone or situation? God’s word never returns void. Here are some examples of prayers of thanksgiving and intercession modeled on God’s word. God’s Word: Give thanks to the Lord; call on his name; proclaim his deeds among the peoples. 1 Chronicles […]

Everything Depends Upon Prayer

Only ask, and I will give you the nations as your inheritance, the whole earth as your possession. Psalm 2:8 Reverend E. M. Bounds wrote nine books on the subject of prayer. Open any one of them to any page, read any paragraph, and be convicted, encouraged, and motivated. In his 1920 book, Purpose in […]

A Prayer Of Humility, Repentance, And Truth

You are God. You are God. Of all else I’m letting go. Have mercy on me, O God,because of your unfailing love.Because of your great compassion,blot out the stain of my sins.Wash me clean from my guilt.Purify me from my sin.For I recognize my rebellion;it haunts me day and night.Against you, and you alone, have […]

Love Letters

The Bible is a letter God has sent to us; prayer is a letter we send to Him. Matthew Henry #onprayer

A Prayer For The Morning

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; Lamentations 3:22-23 ESV Father, I accept again Your gift of saving grace and acknowledge that I am a hopeless sinner separated from You except by Your grace. I commit the rest of my life as […]