Prayers for illumination

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Prayer For God To Open My Heart To His Truth

Dear Lord, I pray that You would open my mind to the truth of Your Word by means of the Holy Spirit. Open my eyes to see Jesus – open my heart to love Him more and more. Open my will to do only that which is righteous in Your sight so that Your name may be glorified.

Keep me I pray from presumptions thought of my importance and give me more understanding and illumination of Jesus. Give me a deeper understanding of what it meant for Him to come to earth and set aside His glory and live a perfect life – so that He might die on the cross as the prefect sacrifice to pay the price for my sins.. Lord give me an understanding heart to truly understand what this meant for You and the tremendous cost – I scarce can take it in.

Enable me to hear Your still small voice speaking in my heart and open my eyes to see Jesus in evry page of Your word.. Open the eyes of my heart my Father – and show me more and more of Jesus, I pray,

Amen



Prayer For Grace, Guidance and Illumination

Prepare my heart Lord as I come before You today and I pray that You would give me a spirit of wisdom and understanding. Lord I pray for illumination of Your Word and that You would open my eyes to the truth of the glorious gospel of Jesus Christ and the great sacrifice He made for me at Calvary.

Thank You for all that You have done for me and Lord.. It is my desire Lord, to be used in Your service and to walk in Your ways – and so I come to You Lord as for Your guidance in my path through life and for illumination of Your Word, so that I may be used by You in the service of others and to the glory of Your name. Lord, I don’t know which way to go and I ask You to guide my thoughts and prayers and to open my heart to all that You are showing me.

Guide me Lord in the direction You would have me go. Illumine my heart with a deeper awareness of Your precious Word and give me the grace to love You more and serve You better in the place where You have placed me in Jesus name I pray,

Amen


Prayer To Have the Scriptures Illuminated

How we praise and thank You for the holy Scriptures which You have caused to be written for our learning. Thank You for Your written Word, which reveals to us the living Word of God – in the Person of the Lord Jesus Christ. Thank You that in Him has been revealed all wisdom and grace.. all knowledge and understanding.. all truth and hope – all life and light. And thank You Father that in Him You have spoken to us – Your children.

Father we now pray that you would illumine our minds more and more as we look to Jesus, the Author and Finisher of our faith. Open our eyes to see wondrous things in Your Word of truth – open our ears to hear Your still small voice speaking to us the Word of life.. and open our minds and cleanse our thoughts so that Your Holy Spirit may guide us into all truth and may we be increasingly willing to submit to His gentle promptings – so that He may guide us into Your way of peace, in Jesus name I pray,

Amen


Prayer For Holy Spirit Illumination

Dear Lord and God I thank and praise You for Your Word, the Holy Scriptures and for the promise that Your Holy Spirit will guide me into all truth. Give me a teachable spirit so that I may learn all that You would teach me in Your word and prevent me from falling into deceptive teaching or false doctrine.

Lord I ask that by Your Holy Spirit You would open my mind to the truth and give me discernment so that I am not tossed about by every wind of doctrine. Thank You for what You are teaching me in Your Word and give me a thirst to read, mark learn and inwardly digest all that You would have me learn.

Lead me in the path off righteousness and guide me into all truth for Your holy names sake and help me to come to a deeper knowledge of the Lord Jesus, so that I may grow in grace and in a knowledge of Him – and of all that You would have me learn. Keep me from pride I pray and may I walk humbly before You all the days of my life – I ask this in the precious name of my Saviour, Jesus Christ my Lord,

Amen



Prayer For Illumination And Light

Lead me Lord in the way that I should go and guide me Father by Your Word of Grace and Spirit of Truth into a deeper understanding and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, Who is the light of the world.. and Who illumines the path of all that trust in His saving power. Help me Lord to look to Jesus, who is the lamp to my feet and the light to my path.

Thank You that in Christ I have all that I need for every area of my life.. for in Him and through Him we are promised to be able to accomplish far more that we can think or imagine. But Lord I desire more.. show me more of Him I pray. Open my understanding to know more about Jesus.. and to know Him more fully and more personally with each passing day for in Him is all light and life and hope and peace.

More and more and day by day I pray that the light of the glorious gospel of grace may shine down into my heart, illumine my mind and engage my will to see more and more of Jesus, knowing that as I walk in the light as He is in the light we will have fellowship one with the other – praise Your name forever and ever,

Amen


Prayer For Scriptural Illumination

Loving Father we know that man does not live by bread alone but by every word that proceeds from Your mouth – every truth that is recorded in the written Word of God - all Scriptures which You have graciously given to us for our learning - and for which we praise and thank You.

Give us hearts that hunger for Your Word, ears that are quick to hear and a heart of understanding so that we may grow in grace and in a knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. Illumine our minds with all that You would have us learn and guide us into all truth, through the power of the indwelling Holy Spirit, we pray.

Feed us with Your truth and nourish us with the food that came down from heaven – our Lord Jesus Christ, Who is our living Bread and heavenly Manna. Thank You that in Him are the words of eternal life - for in Him is found light and life - hope and joy and the perfect peace that only comes from You. Open our hearts and illuminate our minds to know and understand You more and love You better - as day by day we feed on the Lord Jesus Christ in our hearts, with thanks giving, in Whose name we pray,

Amen


Prayer For Scriptural Illumination

Loving Father we know that man does not live by bread alone but by every word that proceeds from Your mouth – every truth that is recorded in the written Word of God - all Scriptures which You have graciously given to us for our learning - and for which we praise and thank You.

Give us hearts that hunger for Your Word, ears that are quick to hear and a heart of understanding so that we may grow in grace and in a knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. Illumine our minds with all that You would have us learn and guide us into all truth, through the power of the indwelling Holy Spirit, we pray.

Feed us with Your truth and nourish us with the food that came down from heaven – our Lord Jesus Christ, Who is our living Bread and heavenly Manna. Thank You that in Him are the words of eternal life - for in Him is found light and life - hope and joy and the perfect peace that only comes from You. Open our hearts and illuminate our minds to know and understand You more and love You better - as day by day we feed on the Lord Jesus Christ in our hearts, with thanks giving, in Whose name we pray,

Amen



To Be Receptive To All God Would Teach Us

Loving Lord, how we thank You for the Scripture which You caused to be written for our learning – it is food and nourishment for our soul, a light to guide and protect our path and life and health to all Who love Your name.

We pray that in the power of the Holy Spirit You would open our hearts and our mind to all that is written in Your Word of grace. Guide us into all truth and may our ears be ever open to hear Your still small voice… may our eyes be ever watchful for the lessons that You would have us learn and may our hearts be ever receptive to all that You would teach us.

Thank You Lord that by Your Word and Spirit You have given us all we need in order to live a life that is godly and well-pleasing to Your sight. Open our eyes day by day to see wondrous things in Your precious Word, in Jesus name I pray,

Amen



Scripture Meditation on Illumination


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