Prayer for Galatians 5:4

“You who are trying to be justified by the law are alienated from Christ; you have fallen from grace!”

Heavenly Father, thank You that I have been saved by grace through faith. Keep me from adopting any legalistic practices or assuming that I have to maintain my salvation in my own strength. Thank You that I am not justified by the Law but by faith in Christ. Thank You that neither my justification nor my sanctification depends on my good works, but the good work that Christ has done on my account. I pray that I may never be so foolish or proud that I think that I have to add to Christ's finished work at Calvary. I pray that I may carry out the good work that you have prepared for me to do in the power of the Holy Spirit and not by my own efforts - this I ask in Jesus name, AMEN.

Source: Verse of the day for Galatians 5:4

Heavenly Father, thank You for the important teachings of Paul in the book of Galatians and the serious peril that comes from trying to be justified by works of the Law rather than as a free gift of grace - through faith in Christ Jesus our Lord. It staggers my understanding that You should love sinners, such as me, to the extent that You gave Your only Begotten Son, to become the substitute for my sin and that by faith in Him alone, I am declared righteous in Your sight and covered in His righteousness. Were it not for the Lord Jesus, I could never be justified in my own merit - but I praise and thank You for Your wonderful plan of redemption, whereby I am credited with righteousness - through faith. Thank You in Jesus' name I pray, AMEN. 

Source: Verse of the day for Galatians 5:4