Prayer for John 2

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Thank You Lord for loving us so much that You came to live and die for the sins of the whole world. Give me a deeper understanding in my heart of all that Your death and resurrection achieved. Thank You that You were born into our race and lived a sinless life so that we could be redeemed by Your precious blood - when that hour finally arrived. Thank You that my times and my future are safe in Your hands - AMEN.

“Jesus saith unto her, Woman, what have I to do with thee? mine hour is not yet come.”
(John 2:4)
Source: Verse of the day for John 2:4

Heavenly Father, help me to keep my eyes looking to Jesus and pointing others away from myself to Him - in all I say and do. Give me a right understanding of Who You truly are, and what You have done for me, by being born into this race of fallen man, so that You could redeem us from our sinfulness and be clothed in Your righteousness. Thank You Father - to You be all praise and glory, AMEN.

“His mother saith unto the servants, Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it.”
(John 2:5)
Source: Verse of the day for John 2:5

Heavenly Father, thank You that Jesus came to be the propitiation for our sins - and not for our sins only but for the sin of all who will trust in His name. We praise You for Your amazing plan of redemption, and that despite Israel's rejection of their Messiah, salvation has come to all who believe in Him. Thank You that Your plans for both the Church and for Israel will one day be completed, and we look for that any day return of Christ to take us to be with Himself. We pray for the day when the entire nation of Israel will call out to Christ for Salvation. This we pray in the name of Jesus, AMEN.

“And the Jews' passover was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem,”
(John 2:13)
Source: Verse of the day for John 2:13

Heavenly Father, thank You for the many lessons that are written in Your Word. Help me to live righteously in Your eyes. Help me to act justly, to love mercy and to walk humbly before You.. all the days of my life - in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“And when he had made a scourge of small cords, he drove them all out of the temple, and the sheep, and the oxen; and poured out the changers' money, and overthrew the tables;”
(John 2:15)
Source: Verse of the day for John 2:15

Heavenly Father, thank You for Jesus. Thank You that Your only Begotten Son took on human flesh and was born into the human race.. and showed us the way to life everlasting. Thank You that by faith in Him, my body is a Temple of the Holy Spirit and that I have the indwelling Spirit of God living within my mortal frame. Thank You that death no longer has dominion over me and that because Christ was raised from the dead.. I too have received newness of life. Thank You that the day is coming when I will also be clothed in a resurrected body. To You be all praise and glory, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“Jesus answered and said unto them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.”
(John 2:19)
Source: Verse of the day for John 2:19

Heavenly Father, thank You for sending Your eternal Son to become a Man so that His human body could die for the sin of the whole world and His life become our life - through time and into eternity - Praise His holy name, AMEN.

“But he spake of the temple of his body.”
(John 2:21)
Source: Verse of the day for John 2:21

Heavenly Father, it is a sobering thought to realise that every word I speak, every action I do and every thought that crosses the imagination of my mind is open and exposed before You. Thank You that my salvation is not based on my righteousness but is judged by the righteousness of Christ, Who died in my place so that I might become a new creation in Christ - by faith. Help me to take every thought captive to Christ so that my words and deeds, my thoughts and my motives may be pleasing to You and honouring to Your holy name, AMEN.

“But Jesus did not commit himself unto them, because he knew all men,”
(John 2:24)
Source: Verse of the day for John 2:24

Heavenly Father, how amazing to realise that while I was still a sinner Christ died for me.. and that even when I was dead in trespasses and sins, at enmity with You and without hope in the world, You looked down on me in pity and mercy. Keep me low at the cross and broken before You. Help me to carry out Your will - not in my own fleshly strength but through Your sufficient grace. Prevent me from presumptuous thoughts and may I always and only do those things that are pleasing to You - not simply because You know every thought of my mind but out of a growing love and respect for the Person and Work of my Saviour, Jesus Christ, in Whose name I pray, AMEN.

“And needed not that any should testify of man: for he knew what was in man.”
(John 2:25)
Source: Verse of the day for John 2:25