Heavenly Father, thank You for the inspired Scriptures and all the truth they contain. I pray that when there is a passage I find difficult or a concept I do not understand, that You would open up my understanding so I may grow in grace and in a knowledge of the Lord Jesus. Thank You that our salvation does not depend on our parents, position, or pedigree, nor is it based on our intellect, skill, education, or nationality. Thank You for all that Jesus endured in His humanity so that He could become the sacrifice for my sin. Thank You that in Your grace You sent Your only begotten Son to live and die so that by faith in Him, I may die to this old self-life and be raised into newness of life. Praise Your holy name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, there are times when I complain about the trials and tests that seem to pepper my walk through life. May I increasingly learn to regard the various trials I face as pure joy and the inevitable difficulties that come my way as glorious opportunities to rejoice in You. I pray that I may face my daily trials joyfully, knowing that the testing of my faith will produce endurance and steadfastness. May I increase my dependence upon You during good times and bad. In Jesus' name, AMEN.
Dear Heavenly Father, I desire to grow in grace and become more like Jesus. I am beginning to understand that in this life, I will have testings and trials. I pray that You will keep me steady in the trials of life. Thanks be to God that by the power of the Holy Spirit, the testing of my faith will develop perseverance in me. May I come forth as gold, to Your praise and glory. In Jesus' name I pray, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You that Your grace is sufficient for every trial and difficulty that I will face in my life. May I be ready and willing to patiently learn the lessons that You would teach me in each situation in life, knowing that I am being perfected in the process. Help me learn to patiently endure with joyful thanks. In Jesus' name, AMEN.
Loving Father, as the pressures of life are pressing down hard on me, I want to hold fast to the faith and patiently endure. Give me I pray, the wisdom I need to face the future with all joy, knowing my life is hid with Christ in God. Help me to grow in grace and in wisdom as I rest in Your love and trust in Your Word. In Jesus' name I pray, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You that I am encouraged to come boldly to Your throne of grace for help in times of need. Help me to pray in complete faith to You and teach me to always pray in Your will. May I also be reassured that although nothing is impossible for You, sometimes Your answer is no but always for my greater good and Your greater glory. May I never doubt Your goodness or strength, and may I always rely on Your ultimate wisdom. In Jesus' name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, I do not want to be double minded or filled with doubts, for I know that without faith it is impossible to please You. I pray that I may stand fast on the promises of God and pray in faith, knowing that You have provided all I need for life and godliness. Help me to persevere in the trials of life, hold fast to the Word of truth, mature in the faith, and live my life to Your honour and glory. This I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, help me to learn the lessons that You would teach me in life, especially during those times of sadness and suffering, and give me the wisdom I need so that I do not waste the opportunities, knowing that the testing of my faith produces steadfastness. May I always approach Your throne of grace in faith and without doubting. I praise and thank You for the good work that You are doing in my life. In Jesus' name I pray, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You for Your blessings in this life. May I always keep in the forefront of my mind the truth that the Lord gives, and the Lord takes away, and whatever my situation may I declare, "Blessed be the name of the Lord." Whether I live in wealth or scarcity, I pray that I may be content in Christ, remain humble before You, and live for Your praise and glory. This I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, help me to number my days and to set my mind on things above. Keep me from being tempted away from the worthy things of God by the accumulation of worldly wealth and fleshly passions which fade away as quickly as petals of a flower in the blazing sun. Help me to trust in You unwaveringly and faithfully. Develop in me an ever increasing faith in Your gracious provision and sufficient grace, and may I walk worthy all the days of my life. This I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, I pray that in Your sufficient grace I will stand firm in this evil day and in Your strength, I will patiently endure all the trials and tribulations that the enemy throws in my path. And what an amazing blessing to look forward to that after enduring temptations by relying on Your strength, You will reward me with the crown of life. Lord, Your blessings and love for me are more than I could hope or imagine. Thank You, in Jesus' name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You that You are my God and that You use all the trials of life for my eternal benefit. Keep my heart from complaining and may I learn to walk in the light as Christ is in the light so that I may grow in grace and learn more of You with every passing day - in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, help me to recognise my own responsibility for the choices I make. Forgive me for the times that I have excused sin instead of repenting and turning back to You. Keep me low at the cross and looking to Jesus, and help me to make the right choices and to resist temptation.. in the power of the Holy Spirit, to Your praise and glory, AMEN
Loving Father, I want to live in spirit and truth and to resist temptation. I know that there is a path I can choose that seems good but is not of You and ultimately ends in death. Give me Your wisdom, Lord, to turn from what is evil, walk in paths of righteousness, and look to Jesus, the Author and Finisher of my faith. In Jesus' name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You for this sober warning. I pray for wisdom, discernment and honesty of heart so that I am not deceived by the enemy who seeks to distort the character of God and cause me to stray from His Word of truth. I pray that I may endure in the trials I face, in the power of the Spirit.. knowing that You are using all things to work together for good in order to refine my character into the person You want me to be. May I live for Your greater glory, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.
How we praise and thank You for our precious little baby and all the joy that he/she has brought us, and so Father, into Your hands we commit our precious little one and pray that You grace and love would surround them and that You would keep them in good health and strength, and protect from them from the diseases and illnesses that can be so troubling for a young child
We pray not only for physical health and strength and a strong, healthy body but also for mental well-being and emotional stability.
But also Father, we bring before You the spiritual well-being of our precious child. We pray that our baby would grow up to know and love the Lord Jesus personally and come to accept Him as Saviour.
Lord, we pray that You would endow this little one with health in every area of his development and thank You for what You are going to do in their life. In Jesus' name,
Heavenly Father, thank You for Jesus, Who is the living Word of God Thank You for the Bible which is the Word of truth. Thank You for choosing to send the Lord Jesus to be our Redeemer and for making us Your children by grace through faith, so that we might be a kind of first-fruit of Your creatures - Thank You in Jesus name, AMEN.
Loving Heavenly Father, thank You for Your Word and the wise instructions it contains. I know that having a quick temper and easily becoming angry does not benefit me or those around me and does not glorify You. Help me to put into practice the wise words of Psalm 15: "A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word, stirs up anger." Help me to be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger. In Jesus' name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You for the wise teachings of James. I realise how important it is to not only have a genuine faith by trusting in the finished work of the Lord Jesus at Calvary, but to be a fruitful Christian in word and in deed. Keep me from worldly ways and from slipping back in the carnality of fleshly living, but may I grow in grace and in a knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ as I abide in Him. May I bring forth much fruit to Your praise and glory. This I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You for changing me from a condemned sinner into a redeemed saint, simply by trusting in Christ as my Kinsman-Redeemer. Keep me low at the Cross and ready and willing to learn all I can from Your Word. Help me to translate Your Word into godly practice in my daily living. May I be a lovely reflection of the goodness and grace of Jesus. This I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You for this reminder to keep my eyes fixed on Jesus and my heart focussed on the truth of Your Word. Thank You that I am no longer under the curse of the Law of sin and death but have been set free to follow the Law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus. As I look to Him, I pray that I may become increasingly like Him and that I may not only hear Your truth but act on it in word and in deed. This I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You for Your Word of truth and the wisdom that it contains. Help me to live my life as unto the Lord in close communion with Christ so that my Christian religion may be pure and undefiled in Your sight. I pray that the words of my mouth may be gracious, and the works of my hands may be carried out to Your praise and glory so that my life becomes a reflection of Christ in me, the hope of glory. In Jesus' name I pray, AMEN.