Category: prayer

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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You Are My Strength, So Why Am I Discouraged? ~ A Prayer

Lord, You are my strength and my song. In the night seasons, You come to me and the light of Your glory permeates my darkness and settles my soul. Your presence is so real to me — Your love so palpable.

Why am I discouraged? Why is my soul disquieted within me, weary from a steady stream of events in this fallen world?

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Help Me Hear You God, There’s Too Much Noise ~ A Prayer

Lord, You are my God — my Father. I am Your child who adores You. I long to know You more. I yearn to understand the depth of Your love. I want to hear You, God, but there is so much noise, so many distractions, a mountain of responsibilities.

Help me, Lord. Help me shut out the noise and seek You first above all things.

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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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be Like a Sheep When You’re Acting Like a Mule ~ A Prayer

Lord, You are my Shepherd, I shall not want for any good thing. You lead me in the paths of righteousness for Your Name’s sake. I want to be like a sheep in Your pasture, but lately I’ve been acting more like a mule.

It’s very subtle — most wouldn’t notice. But I do … and I’m sure You do as You search my heart and find anxious thoughts and attitudes that are not of You.

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Trust With LongSuffering, But a Tantrum is Brewing: A Prayer

Lord, You are my light and my salvation. Your mercy is everlasting and Your truth endures to all generations. I trust You — I really do. I’m learning to trust with longsuffering, but honestly, I feel a tantrum brewing.

Lord, You are my light and my salvation. Your mercy is everlasting and Your truth endures to all generations. I trust You — I really do. I’m learning to trust with longsuffering, but honestly, I feel a tantrum brewing.

I’m growing impatient.

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Prayer: Overflow With Kindness Fruit, But My Flesh is Rotten

Lord, I love You so much and my greatest desire is to honor You — to glorify You in my life. I want to overflow with kindness, to take Your love into a hurting world, but Lord … some days my flesh is just plain rotten!

I know it. I recognize the attitude simmering just below the surface …

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