Tag Archives: gratitude

A Prayer for a Non-Grumbling, Grace-Fueled, Grateful Heart

Do all things without grumbling or bickering.  Phil 2:14 Do not grumble against one another.  James 5:9 Show hospitality without grumbling. 1 Pet. 4:9 Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 1 Thess. 5:18      Dear heavenly Father, ouch. I’d forgotten how many times in the Scriptures […]

An Advent Prayer for Making Music to the Lord

     And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has looked on the humble estate of his servant. For behold, from now on all generations will call me blessed; for he who is mighty has done great things for me, and holy is his […]

A Prayer for Overflowing with Thankfulness

     So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. Col. 2:6-7 Dear Lord Jesus, I want to be a man who gives you the quality and quantity of […]

A Prayer for Monday of “Thanksgiving Week”

Praise the LORD. Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. Ps 106:1      Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Phil. 4:6      And give thanks for everything to God the Father in the […]

A Prayer of Thanks for “Gospelicious” Friends

I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until […]

A Prayer of Thankfulness for God’s Faithfulness

     Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits—who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s. Psalm 103:1-5 Dear heavenly Father, this is one […]

A Prayer of Peace and Gratitude

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Col. 3:15      Dear Lord Jesus, it’s not a formula, but I can surely see how the depth of my gratitude is largely determined by the extent to which your peace is ruling in my heart. So […]

A Prayer of Thanks for God’s Many Good Gifts

     Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created. James 1:17-18 So then, just as […]

A Prayer in View of the Day When Every Nation Will Pray

     After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands, and crying out with a loud voice, “Salvation belongs to our […]

A Prayer in Praise of the One from Whom All Blessings Flow

     To him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you before his glorious presence without fault and with great joy—to the only God our Savior be glory, majesty, power and authority, through Jesus Christ our Lord, before all ages, now and forevermore! Amen. Jude 24-25 Dear heavenly Father, this […]