Thank You dear Heavenly Father, that by grace through faith in Christ, I am a partaker of His heavenly calling. Thank You that the Lord Jesus is both God’s Message and His Messenger. Thank You that Jesus is both the Lamb of God Who died for me, and the High Priest of my confession, Who intercedes on my account. I pray 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. 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 n the tasks that You have prepared for me to do and that in all things, the lovely Lord Jesus would be glorified. In Jesus' name I pray, 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 point us to Jesus. Help me, like Moses, to be faithful in the work that You have prepared for me to do. May everything I do be a testimony of Your faithfulness. In Jesus' name, 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. 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. In Jesus' name, 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. This I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You for the scriptural warnings of behaviours to avoid and attitudes to shun. May I learn from the failures of Israel’s past history and not repeat the mistakes they made but live my life as unto the Lord. Keep my heart open toward you, give me a teachable spirit, and may I willingly accept your chastening hand. Help me to keep the eyes of my heart on Jesus, the Author and Finisher of my faith. In Jesus' name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You that You are my God, and I am Your redeemed child. Thank You for bringing me from the slavery of sin into the freedom I have in Christ. I pray I may learn the lessons from Israel’s wilderness wanderings and hearken to Your Word. Keep me from foolish unbelief. Help me to trust You implicitly and maintain my confidence in Your precious promises as I press on to spiritual maturity. In Jesus' name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, You are so very gracious and Your long-suffering mercy toward me is new every morning. Thank You that I have all I need for life and godliness laid out so clearly in Your Word. 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 on 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. I ask this in Jesus' 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 to 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 lives 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.