Prayer for Ephesians 4

Loving Father, I pray that I too might be a bond-slave of Christ, Who shed His blood to save me from my sins, and that I might walk in a manner that is worthy of the glorious calling to which You have called me – in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called,”
(Ephesians 4:1)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:1

Heavenly Father thank You for the wealth of spiritual blessings that have You have lavished on me, by grace through faith. Lord I desire to live godly in Christ Jesus and to walk in humble dependence and humility of heart, before you all the days of my life. Help me to put off the old-self and to live as You desire - in humble dependence upon You.. to Your praise and glory, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;”
(Ephesians 4:2)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:2

Heavenly Father I pray that I may show forth the grace of Christ, the love of the Father and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit - in thought word and deed, towards all who are the called according to Your purpose, so that in unity of spirit we may honour Your name, through our earthly witness, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.”
(Ephesians 4:3)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:3

Heavenly Father, thank You for the ministry of Paul and the inspired Word of God that we have received through his apostolic ministry. I pray that I would live my life in holy living, through Christ' sufficient grace - keeping the unity of the indwelling Holy Spirit, in lowliness of heart and gentleness of spirit - so that others may see Christ in me, and glorify our Father, Who is in heaven. This I ask in Jesus name, AMEN

There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling;”
(Ephesians 4:4)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:4

Heavenly Father, how we praise and thank You for Your amazing wisdom and grace. Thank You that I am part of that one body... and that by grace through faith in the Lord Jesus, I was baptised, by one Holy Spirit into His Body, the moment I first believed. I pray that I may stand firm in the faith, and trust Your Word, which was given to us, by inspiration of God - through the pens of Your holy apostles and prophets. Keep me looking to Jesus - the Author and Finisher of that faith and in Whose name, I pray, AMEN

“One Lord, one faith, one baptism,”
(Ephesians 4:5)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:5

Heavenly Father, thank You that Jesus is the Word made flesh and that in Him is eternal life. Thank You for the indwelling Spirit, Who is building us into a holy habitation for our God and Father. Thank You for the Word of life and the truths that it contains - and thank You that by faith in Christ Jesus, I have the right to call You Abba - my Father. Thank You that I am part of that universal Church, and for the elements of unity within the Christian faith that bind us together in Christ - for Your praise and glory, AMEN.

“One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.”
(Ephesians 4:6)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:6

Heavenly Father, thank You for the amazing grace and for Your unmerited favour to all Your children, Thank You for bestowing Your grace onto each of us individually… yet in different ways and in proportion to the measure of Christ’s rich and bounteous gift. We honour and bless You for Your amazing gift of salvation through Christ, and pray that we may live humbly, righteously and in the fear of God, all the days of our life – and for His greater honour and glory. In Jesus name we pray, AMEN.

“But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ.”
(Ephesians 4:7)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:7

Heavenly Father, thank You that Christ was our perfect sacrifice, Who gave His life as the ransom price for sin, and set us free from all the evils that have ensnared us. Thank You that Christ defeated sin and Satan, death and hell and triumphed over every evil foe. Thank You that because You live we too shall live. I pray that the spiritual gifts and graces with which I am graciously endowed, would be used for Your greater glory and for the benefit of my brothers and sisters in Christ. May we all seek to build one another up in godly love – this we ask in Jesus name, AMEN.

“Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men.”
(Ephesians 4:8)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:8

Heavenly Father, the more I understand Your Word, the more You graciously open up my understanding to new and exciting truths. Help me to grow in grace and give me a teachable spirit and the opportunity to learn more of You. Thank You that Jesus came down from heaven to be my Saviour and ascended back to glory in triumph, after defeating Satan, sin, death and hell, by His sacrificial death and glorious resurrection. Thank You that my salvation does not depend on what I do but on what Christ has done on my account and bring many more into Your eternal family - this I pray in Jesus' name, AMEN.

“(Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth?”
(Ephesians 4:9)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:9

Heavenly Father, thank You for the wonderful way that You have protected Your Word through the foundation of the apostles and prophets, where Christ Himself is the chief Cornerstone.. and thank You for those that are called to be evangelists and pastor-teachers. We pray that You would equip each one for their service to which they are called, and may their lives and ministries bring glory to You, in Jesus name, AMEN

“And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;”
(Ephesians 4:11)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:11

Heavenly Father, thank You for Your perfect plan of redemption and for Jesus our precious Saviour. Thank You for bringing me into Your heavenly family and making me a part of the Church of God. Help me to attain to the unity in the faith, with my brothers and sisters in Christ, and may I come to an ever-increasing knowledge of my Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. Father, I long for that day, when together with the saints of God, we shall all be fully mature and reach a measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ. Keep me looking to Jesus and broken before You. Use me I pray to help forward Your redemptive plans and purposes, for Your greater glory - and it is in His name I pray, AMEN

“Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:”
(Ephesians 4:13)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:13

Heavenly Father, I am aware that there are many in the church that are abusing the precious gifts of the Spirit and distorting the Word of truth. Help me I pray to study to show myself approved unto God and work the works of God in my life for the edification of the body of Christ.. and for the greater glory of the Lord Jesus Himself - to Whom be all honour and glory, might, majesty, dominion and power, for ever and ever, AMEN.

“But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:”
(Ephesians 4:15)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:15

Heavenly Father, thank You that I am part of Christ's body and thank You that we are united together in Him. Thank You for the unity we have in Christ and for the diversity of people that have been saved by grace through faith in Christ. Thank You that we are all one in Him and are being fitted and held together, as we live and work according to Your plans and purposes. May we grow together in Him, and build each other up in the unity of the faith - this I ask in Jesus name, AMEN.

“From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.”
(Ephesians 4:16)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:16

Heavenly Father, thank You that You have opened our understanding to the futility of what we were, and exposed the Satanic trap from which faith in Christ has delivered us. May we never forget the position, privileges and promises that are ours in Christ, by grace through faith. Thank You for opening my eyes to the truth of Your word, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart:”
(Ephesians 4:18)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:18

Heavenly Father, thank You for Your amazing goodness and grace, which stooped down in Your mercy and kindness to rescue me from eternal separation from You, and from becoming ever more entrenched in the callous sensuality, impurity and greed that has saturated the sin nature of fallen humanity. Thank You, that in Christ I am part of a new creation, and have passed from darkness to light, and have been positioned in Christ and am seated, together with Him, in heavenly places. May I live and work to Your praise and glory, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“Who being past feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.”
(Ephesians 4:19)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:19

Father thank You for Your word of truth and for Your indwelling Spirit of truth. Thank You for searching me out and drawing me into the way of truth. Thank You for those You have used to teach me the truth of Your Word and guide me into the way of truth. Thank You Father for the Lord Jesus Christ, Who is the truth. Help me to live in a way that is honouring to Him Who died for me, in Whose name I pray, AMEN.

“If so be that ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus:”
(Ephesians 4:21)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:21

Heavenly Father, thank You that I have been redeemed by faith in the death, burial and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ, Who died to pay the price for my sin. I yield my life to You and pray that by the power of Your Holy Spirit, You would teach me Your ways, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;”
(Ephesians 4:22)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:22

Times of Healing and Spiritual Renewal

Loving Father, I know that You often halt us in our tracks and remove us from the business of life, through an illness or a time of ill-health - so that we are forced take our eyes off the hurly-burly of life, and lie on an enforced bed of sickness - in order to rediscover what are our true priorities are in life.

Father, I know that I have not spent quality time with You, as I have allowed the daily duties of life and less-important issues to crowd out my special time alone in Your presence.

Forgive me I pray. I want to use this time of ill-health as an opportunity to get closer to You. Lead me and guide me in this time of illness - and may it become a time of spiritual as well as a period of physical rest.

Heal me Father I pray, not only in my body but also in my relationship with You,

Thank you,

Amen
“And be renewed in the spirit of your mind;”
(Ephesians 4:23)
Category: Prayers for Healing

Heavenly Father, thank You that by believing on Christ I have been made a new creation and that my new life has been created in Your likeness. Lord, I know that I have been created in righteousness and holiness and pray that You would help me to walk in spirit and truth. Help me to put off all my former way of life, which would quench the working of Your Spirit within, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.”
(Ephesians 4:24)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:24

Heavenly Father, examine my heart I pray and expose any areas that are displeasing to You. Help me to root out any hypocrisy from my heart and remove any mask of pretence that I may be hiding behind. May I always speak the truth, and live godly in Christ Jesus - and teach me I pray, to love others as You have loved me, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another.”
(Ephesians 4:25)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:25

Heavenly Father, thank You for Paul's simple, but important teaching on anger issues. I pray that I may be ready and willing to express anger against sin, and the things that grieve Your heart, in a godly and righteous way, that honours Your name, but I also pray that I would recognise any fleshly emotions, which motivate me toward unrighteous anger. Help me not to let the sun go down on my wrath and may I never give the enemy a foothold in my life, either directly - through fleshly anger, or indirectly - by allowing legitimate, righteous anger to deteriorate into a self-righteous attitude. Give me wisdom I pray, and a discerning heart to know when to be angry, without sinning so that the testimony I present may be for Your honour and glory, this I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN.

“Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath:”
(Ephesians 4:26)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:26

Heavenly Father, thank You for the many privileges that are mine in Christ Jesus and that in Him I have all that I need for life and godliness. Help me take responsibility for living my life in a way that honours You - through the power of the indwelling Holy Spirit, so that the devil has no opportunity to deceive me with His lies and cause my testimony to be shipwrecked. Thank You that I am a new creation in Christ Jesus. Keep me from the deceitful lies of the enemy and help me remain in Christ moment by moment, as I take every thought captive to Him and walk in spirit and truth for Your greater glory. This I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN. 

“Neither give place to the devil.”
(Ephesians 4:27)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:27

Heavenly Father, as I read through the many instructions we receive on godly living and Christlike behaviour, I recognise that it is not a superficial change in my outward behaviour that is important, but an inner change in the deep recesses of my being... a change of character that reflects the life of Christ within. Forgive me for the times I have stolen from others, whether it be in goods; motive; reputation or in some other more subtle way. I pray that in thought, word and deed my actions and attitude would be pure and noble and would honour Your holy name. Bestow on me a generous spirit, so I may be cheerful in my giving and compassionate in my heart towards others - this I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN.

“Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.”
(Ephesians 4:28)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:28

Heavenly Father I pray that no unwholesome words would proceed from my mouth, but that the words of my lips and the meditation of my heart may be gracious and good. I pray that my speech would edify my brothers and sisters in Christ and honour Your name by speaking the truth in love. This I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN.

“Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.”
(Ephesians 4:29)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:29

Heavenly Father keep me I pray from all those things that grieve You Spirit and cause destruction to my soul. Rather may I live unto the Lord in humility of heart and gentility of spirit, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.”
(Ephesians 4:30)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:30

Heavenly Father, forgive me for any bitterness that I have harboured in my heart against You or others. Thank You that I have been forgiven by grace through faith in Christ. Help me to live my life as unto Him and help me to be slow to anger, quick to forgive and abounding in steadfast love, kindness, compassion, forgiveness and grace - to the glory of Christ in Whose name I pray, AMEN.

“Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:”
(Ephesians 4:31)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:31

Loving heavenly Father, Thank You for Your grace, Your mercy, Your love and Your immeasurable forgiveness towards me. May I reflect You in my thoughts, words and deeds and I pray that I will be kind, compassionate and forgiving towards others just as You forgave me, in Christ, in Whose name I pray, AMEN.

“And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.”
(Ephesians 4:32)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 4:32