What a wonderful friend and Saviour You are Lord Jesus, for You have carried our grief, paid the price for our sin and have bestowed on us the riches of Your grace, simply because we have trusted the Lord Jesus as Saviour.
Lord, we deserve nothing and yet You have seated us in heavenly places in Christ. We are members of the household of God and citizens of heaven. And thank You, Lord, that You given us the indwelling Holy Spirit as a down-payment for our glorious inheritance in Christ, and that during our sojourn in this world You are our ever present help in time of trouble.
Pour into the hearts of all our brothers and sisters in Christ, Your perfect peace that transcends our limited understanding. Where there are trials, may we find our rest in You. Where there is discouragement, give each one Your hope. Where there is sadness, supply Your joy to each of Your children, the joy that only comes from You, for the joy of the Lord is indeed our strength. And Father, may Your love flood into the hearts of all those that are called by Your holy name.
Where there are temptations, give us Your strength to withstand in the evil day, and when we are heavy laden, may we cast all our cares upon You, knowing that You care for so deeply. Thank You, Father. In Jesus' name we pray,