Category: Nan Jones author and speaker, bible devotions online, finding God’s Presence, prayer

Life is Hard, but God Pulls Us from the Enemy Chaos

Sometimes when life is hard and disappointing, it’s hard to understand where God is in the mix — it’s hard to put the spiritual into the physical.

But then along comes King David in the Psalms.

He gives me the tangible reality of God’s presence and the explosive passion for His child in need, especially when life is hard.

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The Beginning and End I knew Not, But God …

I relaxed on the gentle slope alongside the river flowing through the mountain valley. Cupping my knees with my arms, I looked out across the liquid ribbon streaming in front of me — its beginning and end I knew not.

Its Creator, though, I know well.

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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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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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Biteth Thy Tongue When It’s Begging to be Free ~ a Prayer

Lord, I desire to honor You in all things — to glorify Your Name throughout the earth. Truly, I do! But my tongue! I need to “biteth thy tongue” more, and do so faster before it breaks free.

I need Your help. You have given me self-control.

But I need the want-to.

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A Prayer When You Need to Be Revived From the Desert Place

Lord, when I am weary, You are my strength. When I am overwhelmed and anxious, You are my peace. You are mighty,
Lord!

You are compassionate and kind, faithful and true. You are my Beloved, and in that I find my heart’s desire.

Sometimes the busyness, the responsibilities, the struggles, and the broken places of life wear us down. We become parched — weary and disillusioned.

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A Prayer When You Need to Take His Hand, Walk, and Trust

Lord, You shine as the noonday sun lighting my darkness. You are the Morning Star, the Waymaker, the Faithful God who tenderly watches over me.

I praise You for these truths, Lord. I praise You for Your goodness, for being my Sure Place to hold onto when the earth trembles beneath me.

Sometimes, I feel like my feet are encased in concrete — heavy-laden, unable to move forward.

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