Category: prayer

A Prayer For a Sure Place Among Insecurities

Lord, You are my hope, my strength, my joy. In You I find rest. In You I find a sure place — a steady, consistent place of refuge I can depend upon, especially when the storms of life rage.

Thank You for Your abiding presence that soothes my fears, that conquers my insecurities. You are amazing.

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A Prayer When Groping in the Dark for God’s Hand

Lord, You are my light and my salvation, my refuge and my strength. Darkness is seeping into every corner of the world, it seems. But I know You are with us. When I’m groping in the dark trying to find You, You light the way for me. Your abiding presence brings me comfort, for You are sovereign, in control. And You are aware.

Some days fear and uncertainty try to overtake me, making it harder to find You as I’m groping in the dark. My hand is fumbling, seeking the familiarity of Your touch.

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A Prayer When Fear is Eroding My Faith

Lord, if ever our world needed You, it is now. Life as we have known it seems to be eroding — dissolving, disintegrating — right in front of our eyes.

But You are aware of this. Nothing that is happening is without Your watchful eye. You have not abandoned us. You have not forsaken us.

And You never will.

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A Prayer When Things Are Looking Up … All But My Thoughts!

Lord, I’m so thankful for You. You are perfect in all your ways. Your timing can be trusted, Your purposes accomplished in Your strength. I rejoice in the knowledge of Your love.

Thank You for shining Your light in the darkness of my circumstances where I can find Your hidden, eternal purposes. I am encouraged to know You are using my brokenness for Your glory.

My spirit knows this but my flesh is battling moments of weakness.

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A Prayer When My Insufficiency Needs an All-Sufficient God

Lord, what a mighty God You are! You are who You say You are. You do what You say You will do. Your promises are true. And the incredible wonder is that my insufficiency loses its power over me in the presence of Your glory.

You are El Shaddai — the All-Sufficient God.

My need is Your heart’s desire.

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A Prayer When Worry Takes Your Breath away

Lord, I need Your peace — YOU are my peace. Please make Your presence known to me. In Your presence is unspeakable joy, resounding peace, and my worry melts away. In Your presence I am safe and secure — I am held by Your warm embrace and I can rest.

What a mighty God You are! You hung the stars in place. You tell the ocean how far it can come and on each new day, You make the sun burst through the darkness. What amazes me the most about You, though, is that when I am troubled and overcome by worry, You know and You respond.

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