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A Prayer for Accepting Change(s)

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. Heb. 13:8 Dear Lord Jesus, I really don’t like change. I like newness, excitement and adventure; but when it’s all said and done, I crave the predictable, normal, and safe. Grant me grace to accept change, because there’s so much change going on everywhere I look. […]

A Prayer for Resting in God’s Commitment to Finish the Job

     And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ. Phil. 1:6 Gracious Father, today’s a great day to remember the glorious promise of this text—that “salvation is of the Lord”, from beginning to end. You began […]

A Prayer for Repenting of My Quarrelsomeness

     It is better to live in a corner of the housetop than in a house shared with a quarrelsome wife (or husband, parent, child, or friend). (Prov. 21:9) And the Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful. (2 Tim. 2:24)   Dear Lord […]

A Prayer for Growing a Heart of Acceptance

Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God. Rom. 15:7 Dear Lord Jesus, it’s both settling and centering to begin this day with the assurance of your acceptance. You know everything about me, and still I’m fully and eternally accepted by you. You know my failures, fickleness, […]

A Prayer for Feasting and Fellowshipping with Jesus

A Prayer for Feasting and Fellowshipping with Jesus Levi [Matthew] held a great banquet for Jesus at his house, and a large crowd of tax collectors and others were eating with them. But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law who belonged to their sect complained to his disciples, “Why do you eat and […]

A Prayer for Accepting One Another As Christ Accepts Us

Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God. Rom. 15:7      Dear Lord Jesus, it’s both settling and centering to begin this day with the full assurance of your acceptance. You know everything about me, and still I’m fully and eternally accepted by you. Accepted, not […]

A Prayer for Grace to Accept Change

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. Hebrews 13:8 Dear Jesus, I really don’t like change. I like newness, excitement and adventure, but when it’s all said and done, I want to come home to the normal and known. Grant me grace to accept change, because there’s so much change going on everywhere I look. […]

A Prayer of Joy for Being Completely Known by Jesus

Come, see a man who told me everything I ever did. Could this be the Messiah?” John 4:29 Lord Jesus, I wish I could’ve been present to watch this liberated, grace-saturated Samaritan woman recount the tale of her collision with the gospel—her story of meeting you and coming alive to your great compassion and mercy […]

A Prayer for a Welcoming and Accepting Heart

Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God. Rom. 15:7 Dear Lord Jesus, to begin this day with the assurance of your acceptance brings great peace and joy to my heart. You know everything about me, and yet you gladly and fully accept me. You know my […]

A Prayer About Loving God More Than His Gifts

     Many are asking, “Who can show us any good?” Let the light of your face shine upon us, O LORD. You have filled my heart with greater joy than when their grain and new wine abound. I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety. […]