Prayer for Ephesians 5

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Loving Father I want to be more and more like Christ – to walk in newness of life and to truly be a life where Christ can be seen in me, in His name I pray, AMEN.

“Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;”
(Ephesians 5:1)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 5:1

Father, I thank You for the life-example of the Lord Jesus. I know that I cannot copy Him in my own strength, but in the power of the Spirit, I pray that I may so learn to walk in love, that I become a sweet-smelling thank-offering, that is pleasing to You, in Christ’s name I pray AMEN.

“And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour.”
(Ephesians 5:2)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 5:2

Heavenly Father, thank You that I am no longer a son of disobedience, but have been saved by grace through faith in Jesus Christ my Lord and Saviour. Thank You that I have been bought with a price.. the precious blood of Your dearly beloved Son, and been given all I need for life and godliness. I pray that I may honour Your name, in thought, word, motive and deed, and live my life to Your eternal praise and glory. This I ask in Jesus name, AMEN.

“Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.”
(Ephesians 5:6)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 5:6

Dear Lord Jesus, how I long to reflect the light of Your love as I journey through this dark world. Thank You for bringing me into the wonderful light of Your saving grace. Please help me to walk in spirit and truth so that I may be used as a channel through whom Your love, grace, healing and forgiveness may flow to others. In the name of Jesus' I pray, AMEN.

“For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light:”
(Ephesians 5:8)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 5:8

Heavenly Father, I realise there are times in my Christian life when I have allowed a spirit of slumber to overtake me and I have faltered in my Christian journey, but I pray that I would awaken from any soporific state and walk in newness of life and live in the light of Christ's lovely presence. I pray that I would press on for the high call I have in Christ Jesus and produce the fruit of goodness; righteousness and truth. Help me to honour Your holy name by the life I live and the attitude of my heart. Thank You for the many privileges I enjoy as Your child and I pray that I would fulfil the responsibilities I have to live according to Your word and to walk in the light as He is in the light. This I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN.

“Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.”
(Ephesians 5:14)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 5:14

Heavenly Father, I pray that I may submit to the leading and guidance of Your Spirit - that I may be filled to overflowing with His graces.. and live my life in willing submission to Him. Keep me from anything that discredits Your name and lead me in the path of righteousness, for His names sake - AMEN.

“And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;”
(Ephesians 5:18)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 5:18

Heavenly Father, I long to walk the godly path in Christ Jesus and be filled with the Spirit moment by moment.. for the right reasons - so that my life may praise and glorify You, for You alone are worthy. I pray that my life may be one of self-sacrifice and humble praise, for the benefit of my brothers and sisters-in-Christ and to the praise and glory of Your holy name - this I ask for Jesus sake, AMEN.

“Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.”
(Ephesians 5:21)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 5:21

Heavenly Father, thank You for our homes and families and for the wonderful way that You have designed the different roles of husbands and wives, which bring glory to Your name when applied in our home situation - as You have ordered. We lift up all Christian marriages today and pray that in Your grace many wives may see the beauty there is in godly submission to their own husbands. And in-turn.. we pray that men may reflect the great love for their own wives that Christ has for the Church - Who out of love for us, gave Himself for her - this we pray in Jesus name, AMEN.

“Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.”
(Ephesians 5:22)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 5:22

Loving Lord, I want to be one that carries out this truth in my own life – make me more like Christ and teach me to love as He loves.. in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;”
(Ephesians 5:25)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 5:25

Thank You Father that I am positioned in Christ and being conformed day be day into the likeness of the Lord Jesus, through the power of Your Holy Spirit. I pray that You would work deeply in my life so that I may be practically sanctified and daily cleansed and purified with the washing of the water of the Word of God - so that I may stand before You, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing - in Jesus name I pray, AMEN

“That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,”
(Ephesians 5:26)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 5:26

Heavenly Father, how I bless Your holy name for the transforming work that You are doing in my life. I pray that I would be washed daily with the cleasning water of the Word of God so that I may be presented to You without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but be made holy and blameless - to Your praise and glory, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.”
(Ephesians 5:27)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 5:27

Heavenly Father, how I praise and thank You that by faith in His death burial and resurrection, I have become bone of His bone and flesh of His flesh - so that I may be used as a witness, a testimony and a minister of reconciliation to a lost and dying world. Help me to honour You in all I say and do.. in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.”
(Ephesians 5:30)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 5:30

Heavenly Father, thank You for revealing this wonderful mystery to us - that our relationship with the Lord Jesus is as special and intimate as that between a husband and his wife. May we, who are His Body and Bride live together in the unity of the Spirit in a bond of peace, and to the honour of His holy name, knowing that He gave His life for love of the Church – thank You, Father, for Your inestimable love, in Jesus' name, AMEN.

“This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.”
(Ephesians 5:32)
Source: Verse of the day for Ephesians 5:32