Prayer for Jude

Loving Father, we lift before You all those that are called and chosen by You to be Your children. Bless each one and may Your grace and mercy, peace and love be abundantly poured out on all that trust in Christ as Saviour – and keeps us all we pray in these difficult days in which we live, as we contend earnestly for the faith… in Jesus name we pray, AMEN.

“Mercy unto you, and peace, and love, be multiplied.”
(Jude 1:2)
Source: Verse of the day for Jude 1:2

Give me wisdom and understanding to know how to address issues that are causing conflict between my brothers and sisters in Christ. Help me to contend earnestly the faith that was once delivered to the saints and which is recorded in the Word of God - but I pray that I may do it with wisdom and love - in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.”
(Jude 1:3)
Source: Verse of the day for Jude 1:3

Heavenly Father, keep me looking to Jesus and grounded on the Word of truth so that I will not be influenced by the false teachings and satanic doctrines that are flooding our churches today. Give me discernment to know the truth and wisdom to keep my eyes fixed on Jesus alone, and not be tossed about by any wind of doctrine - this I ask in Jesus name, AMEN.

“For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.”
(Jude 1:4)
Source: Verse of the day for Jude 1:4

Heavenly Father, thank You for the truth of Your word. Keep me grounded on the Word of truth and prevent me from falling prey to apostate teachers, heretical teachings and false prophets. Protect those I love from the increasing amount of false teaching that is permeating the church today.. and may we give the Lord Jesus, the honour and glory due to His name, AMEN.

“I will therefore put you in remembrance, though ye once knew this, how that the Lord, having saved the people out of the land of Egypt, afterward destroyed them that believed not.”
(Jude 1:5)
Source: Verse of the day for Jude 1:5

Heavenly Father, thank You for the serious warning of apostasy and heretical teaching, that is so pervasive today. Help me to know the truth and recognise any false teachers and teachings that have crept into the flock unnoticed. Protect Your people from those that would seek to shipwreck the faith of believers, and open the eyes of those that are lost and facing eternal separation from You and punishment in the fires of judgement – this we ask in Jesus name, AMEN.

“Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.”
(Jude 1:7)
Source: Verse of the day for Jude 1:7

Heavenly Father, thank You for the short epistle of Jude, which exhorts us to contend earnestly for the faith, to maintain an uncompromised gospel. Help us to expose and reject the various heresies and apostasies that are rife in our time. May we look to Jesus our blessed Hope.. and give us courage.. to pray earnestly for our leaders, support the weak, help the afflicted.. and love and serve all men, to Your praise and glory, in Jesus name we pray, AMEN.

“Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities.”
(Jude 1:8)
Source: Verse of the day for Jude 1:8

Heavenly Father, thank You for the important instructions and information that You have given us in Your word. I pray that You would show me any areas in my life that are dishonouring to You. Keep me from the influence and errors of apostate men and guide me into all truth - this I ask in Jesus name, AMEN.

“And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints,”
(Jude 1:14)
Source: Verse of the day for Jude 1:14

Heavenly Father, thank You for the many warnings of apostasy creeping into the churches of our land and the toxic nature of worldly minded, apostate teachers, who slither into churches and slowly infect other believers. Have mercy on those that have been affected by apostates and open the eyes of Your people to their wily ways. Thank You that by grace we can be kept from stumbling and protect me from being polluted by their influence. This I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN. 

“These be they who separate themselves, sensual, having not the Spirit.”
(Jude 1:19)
Source: Verse of the day for Jude 1:19

Heavenly Father, in a world that is spiralling out of control and a church that is becoming increasingly apostate, I pray that You would keep me from straying from the path of righteousness and guide me into all truth, by the power of Your Holy Spirit.. as I study the word of God and seek to do only those things that are pleasing in Your sight. This I ask in Jesus name, AMEN.

“But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost,”
(Jude 1:20)
Source: Verse of the day for Jude 1:20

Father I know that there are many dangers and difficulties in life that combine to ship-wreck my faith in You. I desire to love You more, to know You better, to keep the Lord Jesus as the centre of my life and to grow in grace and in a knowledge of the Lord Jesus. Give me wisdom to discern what is not from You and in Your mercy, keep me under the shadow of Your protection, in Jesus name I pray. AMEN.

“Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.”
(Jude 1:21)
Source: Verse of the day for Jude 1:21

Loving Father, protect my mind from the false doctrines that are sweeping the church today and help me to remain in Christ – thank You that You are able and willing to keep me from stumbling – into Your hands I commit my life, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,”
(Jude 1:24)
Source: Verse of the day for Jude 1:24

Heavenly Father, open the eyes of my heart to see Your glorious majesty, Your sovereign power, Your pre-eminent authority and Your magnificent glory, for You alone are worthy of all glory, majesty, dominion and authority, both now and forevermore, AMEN.

“To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.”
(Jude 1:25)
Source: Verse of the day for Jude 1:25