Prayer To Follow In The Steps Of Jesus

Dear Lord Jesus, thank You for the wonderful example of godly living.. in humble dependence upon the Spirit of God and in loving obedience to the will of the Father.

Thank You that by the life You lived and the death You died, that You set an example of how I too may live in spirit and truth - through humble dependence upon the Spirit of God and in loving obedience to the will of the Father.

Help me to live as unto You day by day and may I also be willing to suffer the indignity, indifference and injustice that exemplified Your life – so that like You I too may learn obedience through the things that I may be called upon to suffer. May my life be a living reflection of You and develop in me a pure heart of grace and love and a focussed mind, where Jesus becomes the standard of my life. Give me I pray, a spirit of humility, as I seek to live as unto Him in the power of the Spirit and to the glory of God.

May the life that I live, the words that I speak, the attitude that I develop and the motives of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, my God and my Redeemer.. and may Jesus be seen in me.. as He starts to increase more and more in my life and as I decrease in importance – so that those with whom I come into contact will be drawn to Jesus and be brought into a saving knowledge of Him - to Your praise and glory,

Amen