Prayer for Matthew 17

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Heavenly Father, we praise and thank You for the truth of Your word and thank You that Christ set aside the glory of His majesty to be born into this world - to live a perfect life and to die a sacrificial death so that by faith in Him I might be saved. I stand in awe and wonder that Christ should strip Himself of His heavenly glory for love of me - thank You, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“While he yet spake, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him.”
(Matthew 17:5)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 17:5

Heavenly Father, I stand in awe of Your amazing plan of redemption. Thank You that I am saved by grace through faith in Jesus, the Jewish Messiah, and like Moses, Elijah, Peter, James, and John... on the Mount of Transfiguration, I have been granted a peep into the coming kingdom of Christ. Thank You that You loved me so much that You sent Jesus, to be my Saviour and that through Him all the families of the earth are blessed. Thank You that in Christ I have already been granted a place in Your kingdom and I pray that the hearts of many of Your people will be turned back to faith in God and hope in Jesus, their Messiah-King - in Whose name I pray, AMEN.

“And Jesus answered and said unto them, Elias truly shall first come, and restore all things.”
(Matthew 17:11)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 17:11