Prayer for Ephesians 5

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Purity Prayer To Reflect The Love of God

Thank You Father God that I have been made clean through the blood of my Saviour Jesus Christ. Thank You that my sins have been washed away forever, and I pray that as I live the Christian life I may be continuously cleansed through the washing of the Word of God – for Your Word is pure and wholesome – Your Word is light and life.. Sanctify me by Your Word of grace I pray.

Help me to look deeply into Your Word of truth, knowing that the more that I am washed and cleansed by the written Word of God, the more I will come to see the lovely face of the living Word of God- my beautiful Saviour - Jesus Christ my Lord

I pray that my heart and mind may be purified daily but the cleansing flood that comes from You and I pray that rivers of living water may flow from You through me to others – so that I may reflect the love of God in my life and point others to Christ. May the face of Jesus my Saviour be the only thing that others see in me – for I must decrease so that He may increase – I ask this in Jesus name

Amen

“Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;”
(Ephesians 5:1)
Category: Prayer for Purity

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

Prayer Of Gratitude For Food

Thank You Father for Your day-by-day provision and for supplying all that we need for life and health. Thank You Lord that our table is daily filled with so many good things, just as You have promised and that You faithfully provide for all our bodily necessities.
 
Forgive us for the times when we have been faithless or forgetful of Your generous provision and yet You have never failed to provide the sustenance that we need for our daily life. Lord.. the blessing that fall from Your hand are good and gracious and we thank You that in Christ we lack no good thing.
 
Help us never to forget that all good things come from You and keep us from taking Your gracious provision for granted. Instill in each us a heart that is truly grateful and filled our mouths with praise and thanksgiving for our daily food.
                                                                                                                  
We thank You for all You bountiful supply and ask that You would continue to give us our daily bread for our bodily nourishment  - and to You we give all the praise and glory, in Jesus name
 
Amen.

“Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;”
(Ephesians 5:20)
Category: Prayers for Gratitude

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

Prayer For The Church To Be Sanctified

Father, we pray that as members of the body of Christ we may learn to be imitators of You and to walk in love, with one another.. just as the Lord Jesus Christ loved us and gave Himself as an offering and sweet-smelling sacrifice - holy and acceptable to God.

Thank You Father that in Christ we are children of the light. May we walk in the light of the Lord, Who is the Way, the Truth, the Light and the Life - and Lord we know that Your purpose for the Church is to transform each one into the likeness of the Lord Jesus – until He is all in all.

We pray that as member of His body we may walk in all goodness and righteousness and live a life that is honoring to You. Teach us we pray to do only those things that are pleasing in Your sight and we ask that every member of the body of Christ may be sanctified – set apart unto You and cleansed with the washing of the water by the word of God, and made holy in thought word and deed.

We pray that the Church may be purified by the Spirit of power, so that she may be without spot or wrinkle or any such thing – but holy and blameless before You in love – We ask this in Jesus name

Amen

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

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