Category: prayer

Sanctify Me Lord, But Does it Have to be Right Now?

Lord, I know You have called me to be holy as You are holy — to represent You well. You have called me to be Your image-bearer to this fallen world. I long to be Your hands and feet, but I also know that requires sanctification. I want you to sanctify me Lord, truly I do — but does it have to be right now?

Sanctification requires dying to self, yielding to You at ALL times not just when it feel good. Being set apart for Your glory and for Your kingdom work requires pruning and sculpting … and LOTS of grace.

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Let Peace Rule in My Heart Lord. It’s a Free-for-All in There

Lord, Your Holy Spirit within me has planted the seed of Your peace deep in the recesses of my heart. It’s there. But I must LET peace rule in my heart — You don’t force it on me.

Let. That’s a big word contained in just three letters.

It tells me that I have a choice — to let peace rule in my heart … or not. It’s up to me.

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Awaken the Dawn, Lord. It’s So dark, but You Are Light

Lord, steady my heart. Lead me in paths of righteousness for Your Name’s sake, for the world has gone mad and the darkness grows. Awaken the dawn, Lord …

Because of Your mercy and goodness, please awaken the dawn.

You are the Light of the world ! I am Your Light-bearer. Forgive me when I allow my light to grow dim.

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I’ll Count the Cost Lord … Until it Costs Too Much ~ Prayer

Lord, You take me by the right hand and lead me in paths of righteousness. I find joy in following You, trying to place my feet in the footprints of my Father. I know there is a cost to discipleship. I’ll count the cost Lord, but when the cost is too great, I struggle.

That’s where spirit meets flesh and the battle begins. My spirit doesn’t fear counting the cost of discipleship, but my flesh most certainly does.

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Be at Peace With All Men … But It’s So Frustrating! ~ Prayer

Lord, You are the Prince of Peace, Your peace is within me. I need only to access it, to yield to its authority if I want to be at peace with all men, and women, and the crazy people inhabiting this earth.

People have gone crazy! I’m sure You are wounded by this, too. And angry. Your holy anger has to be simmering.

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I’m Asking for Wisdom Lord, but I Can’t Hear a Thing

Lord, I place my trust in You, I stand on Your Word for it is True. I’m asking for wisdom Lord, but I can’t hear a thing. My ears seem to be clogged. Open my ears that I might hear You.

My desire is to obey You in all things, to walk steadily in Your will. You are not a god of confusion, but a God of peace …

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Holding Onto Hope But My Grip is Slipping ~ A Prayer

Lord, my hope is found in You. This I know and I rely upon — You remain faithful. My heart is holding onto hope, but I’m fighting to keep my grip from slipping.

Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but You promise to deliver us from them all. Fiery trials are on every side, uncertain futures frighten me.

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