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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 When Feeling a Bit Restless and Antsy

     Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from him. Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken. My salvation and my honor depend on God; he is my mighty rock, my refuge. Trust in him at all times, you people; […]

A Prayer of Longing for All Things to Be Made New and Put Right

Peacemakers who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness. James 3:18 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. Jn. 14:27 For he himself (Jesus) is our peace. Eph. 2:14 Dear Lord […]

A Prayer for Not Being Anxious When We ARE Anxious

     Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Phil. 4:6-7 Dear heavenly Father, we know you never command anything […]

A Prayer for Resting and Rejoicing in God’s Sovereignty

     When Daniel knew that the document had been signed, he went to his house where he had windows in his upper chamber open toward Jerusalem. He got down on his knees three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as he had done previously. Then these men came by […]

A Prayer for Laying Hold of God’s Peace

     Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Phil. 4:6-7 Dear Lord Jesus, I’ve memorized this Scripture, taught it, […]

A Prayer about Perfect Peace in a Less Than Perfect World

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock. Isa. 26:3-4 Most kind and trustworthy Father, you haven’t promised me a storm-less, hassle-free, disappointment-empty life—though I want one. You offer me no formulas for […]

A Prayer in Praise of God’s Incomparable, Irrepressible Goodness

May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus. Rom. 15:5 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope. Rom. 15:13 May […]

A Prayer about the Freedom and Peace of Being Completely Known

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

A Prayer Celebrating Our Future, Devoid of Chaos and Evil

Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. Rev. 21:1 Dear heavenly Father, as fresh coffee helps me transition from a good night’s sleep into a new day’s mercies, so your Word is quickening all of […]