Tag Archives: Jesus

A Prayer Celebrating the Redeeming of Creation

     I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and in the sea, and all that is in them, saying, “To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be blessing and honor and glory and might forever and ever!” And the four living creatures said, “Amen!” […]

A Prayer in Praise of Jesus–Our Prophet, God’s Last Word

     The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your brothers—it is to him you shall listen—just as you desired of the Lord your God at Horeb on the day of the assembly, when you said, “Let us not hear the voice of the Lord […]

A Prayer About the Final Word

     In the past God spoke to our forefathers through the prophets at many times and in various ways, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom he made the universe. The Son is the radiance of God’s glory […]

A Prayer to Pray for Our Friends

As for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by ceasing to pray for you, and I will instruct you in the good and right way. Only fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart. For consider what great things he has done for you. 1 Sam. […]

A Prayer about God Owning Our Battles

The Lord saves not with sword and spear. For the battle is the Lord’s. 1 Sam. 17:47 This is what the Lord says to you: “Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast army. For the battle is not yours, but God’s.” 2 Chron. 20:15 Dear Father, I’m thankful when you’re selfish with things I […]

A Prayer about Jesus and the Brokenhearted

     The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, to proclaim the year of the LORD’s favor and the […]

A Prayer Celebrating the Glory of Palm Sunday

     Rejoice greatly, O Daughter of Zion! Shout, Daughter of Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and having salvation, gentle and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey. I will take away the chariots from Ephraim and the war-horses from Jerusalem, and the battle bow will be broken. […]

A Prayer for a Jesus-centered Prayer Life

                        The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective. James 5:16      Dear Jesus, my prayer life, like many other parts of my discipleship, has suffered the damaging effects bad teaching through the years. This one verse in James used to intimidate and discourage me from praying. First of all, I used to […]

A Prayer Crying for More of Jesus’ Healing Grace

     Jesus said to them, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.” Mark 2:17      Gracious Jesus, I often read this text looking in the rear view mirror, as though I no longer need your medicinal care… as though I […]

A Prayer About Jesus, Our Advent Brother-Prophet

     The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your own brothers. You must listen to him. For this is what you asked of the Lord your God at Horeb on the day of the assembly when you said, “Let us not hear the voice of the Lord […]