Thank You dear heavenly Father that by grace through faith in Christ I am a partaker of the heavenly calling and the Lord Jesus is both God’s Message and His Messenger – God’s High Priest and His Lamb. Lord that I may know You more, love You better and draw ever closer to You as I gaze on Your glory and contemplate Your grace, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You for Jesus, Who is the great High Priest and the Apostle to Whom we confess. Thank You for His sinless life and sacrificial death on the cross. Thank You for the forgiveness of sins - and thank You that He rose again, so that we might rise into newness of life, by faith in Him. I pray that I may be faithful to the work that You have given me to do, and I pray that I may hear You say, well done, good and faithful servant, to Your praise and glory. This I ask in Jesus name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You for the many men and women of God who have faithfully fulfilled the tasks that You prepared for them to do and for those who supplied us with the Holy Scriptures. Thank You that we are all part of the whole household of God and thank You that by faith in Christ I am part of Christ’s Body and have a heavenly calling. I pray that I may be faithful in the tasks that You have prepared for me to do and I pray that in all things – the lovely Lord Jesus may be glorified – for He alone is worth of all praise and glory, world without end – AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You that by grace I have been made a child of God and am being built up by You into a spiritual house. Thank You that my life is hid with Christ in God, and that I have the indwelling Holy Spirit to lead and guide. I pray that I may live a life that is honouring to You, in Jesus name, AMEN
Heavenly Father, thank You for the witness of Moses and all the prophets, who all point us to Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God, Who not only created the world by the might of His power, but Who loved us so much that He offered His life as the ransom price for our redemption. Help me to be faithful in the work that You have prepared for me to do – for Your greater praise and glory and may others see Jesus in me – this I ask in His dear names sake, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You for the inspired book of Hebrews and the glorious lessons it contains for our learning. Thank You that I am indwelt by the Holy Spirit, a member of Christ’s Body and part of the growing Household of God. Thank You for the life and work of Christ and for His faithfulness over His house – of which I am a part. Keep me from falling into carnality or any form of legalism and I pray that my confidence in Your word of truth will hold fast to the end, for Your greater glory, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You for this warning in Hebrews that today is the day to hear Your voice and respond to Your warning, in thought, word and deed. Keep me from going astray or developing a complacent attitude, a murmuring spirit or a hardening of my heart. Help me to be a become a godly testimony of Your Holy Spirit’s work in me, so that others may see Jesus in me and glorify Your holy name – today. This I ask in Jesus name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, we thank You for the scriptural warnings of behaviours to avoid and attitudes to shun. May we learn from the failures of Israel's past history and not repeat the mistakes they made but live our lives as unto the Lord. Keep my heart open towards you and give me a teachable spirit I pray. Help me to willingly accept your chastening hand, so I do not repeat the mistakes of past generations. Help me to keep the eyes of my heart on Jesus - the Author and Finisher of my faith, in Whose name I pray, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You that You are my God and I am Your redeemed child. Thank You for bringing me from slavery to sin into the freedom I have in Christ. Thank You that the blood of Christ has cleansed me from all sin and that You have promised to be with me in all the difficulties and dangers I face in life. I pray I may learn the lessons from Israel's wilderness wanderings and hearken to Your Word. Keep me I pray from foolish unbelief. Help me trust You implicitly and maintain my confidence in Your precious promises and may I press on to spiritual maturity, knowing greater is He that is in me than he that is in the world. Praise Your holy name, for You alone are worthy of all praise and worship, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, You are very gracious and Your long-suffering mercy towards me is new every morning. Thank You that I have all I need for life and godliness, laid out so clearly in Your word and thank You for the warning in the book of Hebrews - not to follow in the way of Israel and live a defeated life through unbelief, but to trust in You with all my heart and lean not to my own, limited understanding. I pray that I may listen to Your voice; know Your ways; obey Your instruction and hold fast to the confidence I have in Christ - this I ask in Jesus' precious name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You for the many warnings we receive in Your word to trust in the Lord with all our heart and not to lean on our own understanding. Help me never to allow terrors from without and fears from within to cause my faith in You word to fail. Thank You that Jesus is my promised rest and that in Him I have all I need for life and godliness. Keep me looking to Jesus and trusting in Your never-failing word - this I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN,
Heavenly Father, thank You for the book of Hebrews and the warnings it gives to believers, to hold fast to the truth of God's word and be careful that seeds of doubt and unbelief are not allowed to germinate and grow in our heart. Give me wisdom and discernment as I read through the whole council of Your word and guide me into all truth, as You have promised. Thank You that in Christ we can all live a victorious life to Your honour, if we trust Your word and obey Your will. I pray that You would align my thoughts to Your thoughts and my will to Your will, so I do not go astray, or fall from grace through a doubting heart, but stand fast in the evil day - this I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You for the truth of Your word. Help me to take to heart the example of the Israelites who forfeited their rest through unbelief. Keep the eyes of my heart focused on Jesus, Who is my promised Rest - by grace through faith. Thank You in Jesus name, AMEN
Heavenly Father, thank You that in Christ I have received my promised rest through faith in Christ - and have all I need to live a victorious, God-honouring life. Keep me ever looking to Jesus, and prevent me from falling into the sin of disobedience and unbelief, like the Israelites in the wilderness, who were redeemed from the slave-market in Egypt, yet wasted their life through deliberate unbelief. Help me to live by faith and not by sight, or feelings and may I live and work to Your praise and glory - this I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN.