Tag Archives: trusting God

A Prayer When Facing Uncertain Outcomes

     Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are no sheep in the pen and no cattle in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my […]

A Prayer Upon Receiving Troubling News

Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me (John 14:1). In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world. (John 16:33) Dear Lord Jesus, last evening’s troubling stories shape today’s morning prayer. I went to bed last night, wearied with woes of […]

A Prayer for More Resting and Less Fretting

     Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes. Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret—it leads only to evil. For those who are evil will be destroyed, but those who hope in […]

A Prayer for Trusting God with the Impossible

     ”How will this be,” Mary asked the angel, “since I am a virgin?” The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God. Even Elizabeth your relative is going […]

A Prayer for Knowing and Being in God’s Will

In his hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps. Prov. 16:9 These are the words of him who is holy and true, who holds the key of David. What he opens no one can shut, and what he shuts no one can open. Rev. 3:7 Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but […]

A Prayer for Trusting God with Impossibilities

     “How will this be,” Mary asked the angel, “since I am a virgin?” The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God. Even Elizabeth your relative is going […]

A Prayer for Those Facing Fear-fueling Circumstances

     When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise—in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me? Ps. 56:3-4       Heavenly Father, as the reach of the internet keeps getting bigger, our world keeps getting smaller and a whole […]

A Prayer about Decision Making and the Will of God

In his hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps. Prov. 16:9 For this is the will of God, even your sanctification. 1 Thess. 4:3      Sovereign Father, O, the immeasurable peace, humility, and joy this one verse brings me! No more paralysis of analysis. Goodbye to obsessing and second guessing […]

A Prayer for Trusting God with Your Heart and Future

It is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose. Phil 2:13 Heavenly Father, many of us are living in seasons of transition and are facing decisions with weighty, long term implications. It’s over-the-top comforting to know you to be the God who works on our […]

A Prayer About New Year’s Eve

     Not to us, O LORD, not to us but to your name be the glory, because of your love and faithfulness. Why do the nations say, “Where is their God?” Our God is in heaven; he does whatever pleases him. But their idols are silver and gold, made by the hands of men. Psalm […]