Tag Archives: Bride of Christ

A Prayer for the 4th Sunday of Lent

     I hope you will put up with me in a little foolishness. Yes, please put up with me! I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy. I promised you to one husband, to Christ, so that I might present you as a pure virgin to him. But I am afraid that just […]

A Prayer about Jesus’ Jealous Love for Us

 I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy. I promised you to one husband, to Christ, so that I might present you as a pure virgin to him. But I am afraid that just as Eve was deceived by the serpent’s cunning, your minds may somehow be led astray from your sincere and pure […]

A Prayer for Renewing Our Bridal Affection for Jesus

     I hope you will put up with me in a little foolishness. Yes, please put up with me! I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy. I promised you to one husband, to Christ, so that I might present you as a pure virgin to him. But I am afraid that just […]

A Prayer about Jesus’ Desire for Us and Delight in Us

I am my beloved’s, and his desire is for me. Song of Sol. 7:10      Dear Lord Jesus, the Song of Solomon has never been one of the most underlined books in my Bible, but the more I look for you in all the Scriptures (Luke 24:25-27), the more I’m drawn to its startling […]

A Prayer about Satan’s Main Strategy in Attacking Us

     I hope you will put up with me in a little foolishness. Yes, please put up with me! I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy. I promised you to one husband, to Christ, so that I might present you as a pure virgin to him. But I am afraid that just […]

A Prayer Expressing Our Intense Longings for Jesus

     And the angel said to me, “Write this: Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.” And he said to me, “These are the true words of God.” Then I fell down at his feet to worship him, but he said to me, “You must not do that! […]

A Prayer about Being Desired and Belonging to Jesus

And you also are among those Gentiles who are called to belong to Jesus Christ. Rom. 1:6 “I am my beloved’s, and his desire is for me.” Song of Songs 7:10 Gracious Jesus, so much of life is about the desire and delights of belonging. From the day we offered our first cry as a […]

A Prayer for Remembering Satan’s Main Strategy

I hope you will put up with me in a little foolishness. Yes, please put up with me! I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy. I promised you to one husband, to Christ, so that I might present you as a pure virgin to him. But I am afraid that just as Eve […]

A Prayer About the Beauty and Brokenness of Sexuality

     By his power God raised the Lord from the dead, and he will raise us also. Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ himself? Shall I then take the members of Christ and unite them with a prostitute? Never! Do you not know that he who unites himself with a […]