Heavenly Father, I long to be like Jesus and know that in myself I will always fall short of His standard of perfection and purity, but Lord I pray that You would examine my inner heart and secret thoughts and identify in me those areas that need to be rooted out, so that Christ may live in me and work through me to Your greater glory.
Give me the grace to recognise any impure areas in my life that need to be rooted out – and make me willing to engage in the painful process of having all that dishonours Your name cut away.. by the Holy Spirit’s scalpel of truth. Help me to keep the eyes of my heart fixed on Jesus Christ my Lord and grant me the purity of heart and integrity of spirit that is becoming of a vessel fit for Your use.
Begin to search me today O Lord and know my heart, and see if there is any impurity of heart, evil intent or prideful thoughts and may I be willing to be stripped of everything that is not of You, so that I may be pure and holy in Your sight, in Jesus name I pray,
Loving Father I pray that You will open my eyes, that I too may behold wonderful things from Your law. Open my eyes so that I may contemplate the glories of Your person and gain nourishment from Your instruction. Open my eyes, I pray, to see the wonderful truths in the precious Word of God in Jesus name, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, how I love Your Word and the many truths it contains and the light and refreshment I receive from its pages each day. Thank You that Christ Jesus is the Word made flesh and that all the promises in Your written Word are “yes' and “amen' in Him.. to Whom be all praise and glory, AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You the wonderful Word of God, and the great comfort we receive from its pages. Thank You for Jesus, the Word made flesh, and for the loving comfort and grace we receive daily, from knowing Him as our Saviour. Help me to use my time wisely, and delight to read, mark, learn, inwardly digests and meditate on the Scriptures, night and day - for it is light and life, comfort and joy, refreshment and sustenance, to all who are oppressed and weary. Thank You in Jesus name. AMEN.
Heavenly Father, how gracious You are to bring into my life my many precious friends - all of which have become so special to me in their own individual and unique way.
I feel so blessed to be surrounded with so many dear people that I love and care for, and for the knowledge that they also love and care for me too – and thank You for the support that I have so often received from different ones , during those times of difficulty and pain.
Thank You also for the valuable lessons that I have learned through… some of which have been very difficult, and yet I have been have enabled through their loving support and encouragement to grow spiritually and emotionally – and gain wisdom and insight in so many important ways.
Help me to be the sort of friend that is always there for others. An ear to listen, a hand to help and a heart to comfort – and help me to grow in grace and in a knowledge of our Saviour, Lord Jesus, so that I me be His hand, His ear, His heart and His comfort to the many precious people that You have place in my life, in Jesus name I pray,
Loving Father, the more I realise of Your grace and love toward me the more Your Word becomes precious to me. Your goodness and mercy to me is laid out in Your Word and it is forever true and established in the heavens, for which I praise Your holy name and thank You in the name of Jesus, AMEN.
Dear heavenly Father, thank You for Your written Word, which provides me with such strength for today and great hope for tomorrow. As I step out into the darkness of this fallen world, I pray that Your Word would truly lighten the way I take and lead me in the path of righteousness. Help me to hide its truths in my heart and may I be ready and willing to follow Your will for my life, as I face the difficulties and trials that lies ahead, in the strength of Your mighty power. Thank You for Your Word of light and truth in this dark world, in Jesus' name I pray. AMEN.
Heavenly Father, thank You that Your word is sure and Your promises to all Your children are “yes' and “amen' in Christ Jesus. Thank You that You are my hiding place.. help me to abide in You day by day. Thank You that You are my shield and defender.. help me to remain covered in the spiritual armour of God, so that I may stand fast in Christ, in the evil day. Thank You that Your Word of truth is altogether sure and can never fail.. help me to patiently endure the trials and difficulties of life, knowing that the day is fast approaching when You will come to take us to be with Yourself - Whom to know is life eternal. To You be all praise and glory, AMEN.
Loving Father I thank You for Your wonderful word of truth that gives me such light and life and hope. I thank You for the light You have already shone into my heart and I pray that I may be increasingly open to all You have chosen to reveal in Your word. Keep me humble before You and give me a teachable spirit, in His name I pray, AMEN.