Tag Archives: first love

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 for Keeping Our First Love First

     Grace to all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with an undying love (Eph. 6:24). I have this against you, that you have abandoned the love you had at first (Rev. 2:4). I have loved you with an everlasting love (Jer. 31:3) Dear Lord Jesus, I need this closing verse of Ephesians as […]

A Prayer for Keeping Our Affections for Jesus Hot

     Grace to all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with an undying love. (Eph. 6:24) But you, dear friends, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life. (Jude […]

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 Loving Jesus with An Undying Love

Grace to all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with an undying love. Eph. 6:24  In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins (1 Jn. 4:10). We love because he first loved us. 1 Jn. 4:19   […]

A Prayer for Renewed Affection for Jesus

The word of the LORD came to me, saying, “Go and proclaim in the hearing of Jerusalem, Thus says the LORD, ‘I remember the devotion of your youth, your love as a bride, how you followed me in the wilderness, in a land not sown.’” Jer. 2:1-2 I have this against you, that you have […]

A Prayer about Jesus Coming to Church

Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest, and repent. Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me. Revelation 3:19-20 I hold this against you: You have forsaken your first […]