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A Prayer for Trusting in Jesus’ Righteousness As We Pray

The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. James 5:16 Dear Lord Jesus, even as I come before you today with peace and joy, I also bring a bit of sadness, if not a twinge of anger. Martin Luther’s words come to mind, “Bad theology is the worst of all taskmasters.” My prayer […]

A Prayer for Days When You Don’t Feel Like Praying

     In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for God’s people in accordance with […]

A Prayer for Praying in the Spirit

Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints. Ephesians 6:18 Heavenly Father, how we praise you for the gift of the Holy Spirit—who has marked us as yours and who makes us like Jesus. […]

A Prayer About Weary Friends and a Caring Jesus

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30 (As I […]