Prayer for John 12

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Heavenly Father, may I sit at Your feet and worship You with all that I am and all that I have - and may the beauty of Jesus become a life-giving fragrance of His love to all with whom I come in contact today, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.”
(John 12:3)
Source: Verse of the day for John 12:3

Heavenly Father, we praise and thank You that Jesus is the Seed of the woman who has crushed the head of the Serpent and that He is the Messiah of Israel, Who came to fulfil scripture and be crowned as their Messiah-King. We also thank You that You did not exclude the Gentiles from Your gift of Salvation, but opened the life-gate so that whosoever will may come to You, may look and live and believe. Thank You that whosoever will may come and "SEE" the Lord Jesus. and be saved by faith in Him. AMEN.

“The same came therefore to Philip, which was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and desired him, saying, Sir, we would see Jesus.”
(John 12:21)
Source: Verse of the day for John 12:21

Heavenly Father, how we praise and thank You for Your amazing plan of redemption and that the Lord Jesus was ready and willing to forgo all human glory and praise and be led as a lamb to the cross, so that His death could pay the price for my sin, and the sin of the whole world. Thank You that Jesus lived a perfect life and died a sacrificial life, foregoing any honour in order to be made sin on my account and die a cruel death on Calvary's cross so that by faith in Him I might be forgiven of my sin and receive life everlasting. Praise Your Holy Name, and thank You, Lord Jesus, AMEN.

“And Jesus answered them, saying, The hour is come, that the Son of man should be glorified.”
(John 12:23)
Source: Verse of the day for John 12:23

Heavenly Father, may I be willing to die to the things of myself, and come to the place where I am able to put my old sinful nature in the place of death, so that I may be raised up as a fruitful branch that honours my God and Saviour. Thank You that Christ has indeed, swallowed up death in victory - may I live only for His greater praise and glory. This I ask in Jesus name, AMEN.

“Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.”
(John 12:24)
Source: Verse of the day for John 12:24

Heavenly Father, thank You that You sent Jesus to be the Light of the world, to enlighten our heart and enrich our soul. Thank You for opening my eyes and guiding me into the way of truth. May the light of Your love continue to shine brightly in our hearts and we pray that You would guide Your people by Your Spirit, to walk as children of the light and to testify of Jesus Christ – so that many men and women may be set free from the tyranny of sin. This I ask in Jesus name, AMEN.

“I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness.”
(John 12:46)
Source: Verse of the day for John 12:46

Heavenly Father, it is truly sombre to realise how man's pride can be translated into unbelief, and the shocking consequences of rejecting Jesus as the Word of God, manifest in the flesh. Forgive me for the times when I have not been willing to listen to Your voice, and I pray that I may become increasingly attentive to Your Word. Help me to keep looking to Jesus, the Author and Finisher of my faith, and keep my ear open and attentive to His voice - in Whose name I pray, AMEN

“He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.”
(John 12:48)
Source: Verse of the day for John 12:48