Prayer for Today

Father God, I pray the part of the Lord’s Prayer that says, “Your will be done, on Earth as it is in Heaven” often without thinking about it, but today I am asking for Your will to be done in my life.

Father, You know what good, right is and perfect for me, because every good and perfect gift comes from You. You know exactly what I need and when I need it. You know how to show Your strength, power and righteousness throughout my life. Today I commit to submit to Your overarching authority in my life. I permit You to have Your perfect way in me.

Lord, when my flesh starts to scream because it is uncomfortable, comfort me by your Holy Spirit. I’ve been praying for ________________________________________ (Fill in whatever you’ve been praying for. Some examples: a closer walk with God, a healthier lifestyle, a mate, a change of heart in your children, a financial blessing, deliverance from past pains, etc.) I know the first step to getting my prayers answered is for Your will to be done in my life.

I have tried to achieve what I want my way and it hasn’t worked. I have tried to fulfill my call and my purpose the way I thought was best but all I’ve done is messed up and left pieces of my dreams shattered throughout my life. NO MORE! Now God, I will do things Your way.

I will not listen to unwise council. I will keep my eyes steadfast and fixed on You because You are the author, the perfecter and the finisher of my faith.

In Jesus’ name I pray.  Amen.

Scripture References:

 

Matthew 6:10                                                  Proverbs 15:21 – 23

Matthew 7:11                                                   I Peter 5:10

James 2:23                                                         Hebrews 12:2

Romans 12:1 – 2

II Corinthians 1:2 – 4

Living Above Mediocrity

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Prayer for Today

Set back - come back

January 26, 2016

Father, as I press towards the mark of the higher calling in You (Philippians 13:12 – 14) and I seek after the Kingdom of God (Matthew 6:33), I find my inner voices reminding me of my past failures. Failed marriages, failed businesses, failed projects and failed relationships all come flooding back to me as I work to set plans to fulfill my God given purpose.

The feelings of disappointment that each failure caused begins to sweep over me like a storm driven wave. I end up thinking, “how can the God of all possibly use me to accomplish greater?” I find my steps slowing, my optimistic outlook weaning and my spiritual esteem faltering.

Then Lord, I consider the life of David. He was an adultery, a cold-hearted murderer and less than a stellar parent, yet You Father God, gave him the title of “a man after my own heart.” (Acts  13:22 – 23) Then I know there’s hope for me!

You Father God are not a respecter of person (Acts 10:34). If You allowed David to be the beginning of the greatest dynasty in history and showed him favor despite his failures, You will do the same for me if I do everything You want me to do.

So I press towards the greatness that has been deposited in me! In Jesus name I pray. Amen.

Scripture references:

Matthew 6:33

Acts 10:34 – 35

Acts 13:22 – 23

Philippians 3:12 – 14

Living Above Mediocrity

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God’s Promises

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God’s Promises

October 31, 2015

There is no greater, nor seemingly more difficult promise God could have made to us than the promise of a risen Savior. Really?  Someone is going to come back from the dead and save us from our sins? Seems highly suspect right?!

Yet, there it is, right there in Matthew 28:6, this unlikely, seemingly impossible promise is fulfilled; “’He is not here; He has risen, just as He said.”’

This one statement is the reason all of God’s promises have their “yes” and our “amen” in Jesus (II Corinthians 1:20). God fulfilled the most impossible, unlikely and improbably promise He had ever made through the resurrection of Jesus; our Savior forever.

As surely as God is faithful to His word, that’s how sure we should be about God fulfilling His promises to us. His promises of protection, provision, an abundant life and life everlasting all find their fulfillment in Jesus.

When we believe that God is able to do what He said and fulfill His promises to us, we simply say, “amen.”

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Prayer for Today

God is in the business of restoring lives

October 28, 2015

Father I feel like I have so much going on that I don’t have time to do anything!

I feel like I’m always busy but nothing in being accomplished. I feel like no matter how much I take off my to-do list, there is always 20 other things I don’t get done! It seems to never end and I’m exhausted, and frustrated by it all.

Sometimes I wish I could just run away were no one can find me and just sit still and quiet for a little while, just to get my wits about me.

Father, I need to run to You! I need to do like Jesus did and steal away by myself, and just sit and focus on You without other people around me trying to get my attention.

Lord, whether it is the early morning, late at night or during my lunch hour, help me to earmark time to be alone with You. In Jesus name I pray. Amen.

Scripture References:

Matthew 14:23

Mark 1:35

Luke 5:16

Luke 6:12

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Prayer for Today

God is faithful

October 1, 2015

Father God, I often pray the part of the Lord’s Prayer that says, “Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven” without thinking about what I’m really saying. Today I am asking for Your will to be done in my life.

Father, You know what good, right and is perfect for me because every good and perfect gift comes from You. You know exactly what I need and when I need it. You know how to show Your strength, power and righteousness through my life. Today I commit to submitting to Your overarching authority over my life and I permit You to have Your perfect way in me.

Lord, when my flesh starts to scream because it is uncomfortable, comfort me by Your Holy Spirit. Father, I’ve been praying for (fill in whatever you’ve been praying for. Some examples: a closer walk with God, a healthier lifestyle, a mate, a change of heart, a financial blessing, your children, deliverance from past pains, etc.) ___________________________________________________ and I know the first step to moving forward in this is for Your will to be done in my life.

I will not listen to unwise council. I will keep my eyes steadfast and fix on You because You are the author, the perfecter and the finisher of my faith.

In Jesus name I pray.  Amen.

Scripture references:

Matthew 6:10                                                  Proverbs 15:21 – 23

Matthew 7:11                                                   I Peter 5:10

James 2:23                                                          Hebrews 12:2

Romans 12:1 – 2

II Corinthians 1:2 – 4

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Prayer for Today

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September 30, 2015

Father, if I think back, take a good look at my life and am honest with myself, I have no reason to complain. If I take the time to examine where You brought me from and what You’ve brought me through I see the good You have shown me over the course of my days far out weights the bad. Thank You!

Even in the bad times You were working to mature and groom me in an effort to prepare me to become the person You created me to be. Today Father, I will not complain about whatever comes my way. Instead of complaining I will thank You for Your goodness and Your mercy, which is new to me every morning.

I will take time to consider Your goodness toward me and I will speak of Your love for me all day long. In Jesus name I pray. Amen.

Scripture references:

Lamentations 3:39

Matthew 6:25 – 34

Philippians 4:11 – 12

I Timothy 6:6-8

Hebrews 13:5

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Prayer for Today

This prayer is designed so that when we pray it, we are praying for everyone else reading this prayer. We are asking God to bless, keep, restore shelter and protect everyone else. We are praying in agreement with each other. When we do this, we are following God’s word:

Matthew 18:19 (ESV)

Again I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven.”

September 21, 2015

Heavenly Father, our most gracious and loving God, I pray asking that You would abundantly bless everyone reading this prayer and their families. Please bless them spiritually, mentally, emotionally, physically and financially. They need a five-fold blessing!

Father Your word says that with the measure that we’ve measured out so shall it be measured back to us.  Your word says that as we sow so shall we also reap. Your word clearly states that if we give, it will be given unto us; in good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over.

Father, I ask right now that You would release spiritual, mental, emotional, physical and/or financial blessing into the homes, the hands and into the lives of everyone who is reading this prayer. You know exactly what each family needs. You are our Jehovah Jireh, our provision already met. Everything our families need has already been provided by You.

Father we are asking for the manifestation in the earth of what has already been ordained in heaven. Out of Your bounty in heaven, pour forth everything we need in accordance with Your riches in glory in Christ Jesus. We stand in agreement with each other and with Your word. In Jesus name we pray. Amen!

Here are your scripture readings for today

Scripture references:

Malachi 3:6 – 12                              Romans 12:3

Matthew 6:10                                  II Corinthians 9:16

Matthew 16:19                                Galatians 6:7 – 8

Matthew 18:18 – 19                       Philippians 4:19

Mark 4:22 – 24                               James 3:18

Mark 11:22 – 24                              James 5:16

Luke 6:38

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Prayer for Today

Plug into the power of prayer

Bible reading challenge:

Read all the scriptures referenced at the bottom of each pray. Today, fill in the lines below with your prayer requests.

September 18, 2015

Lord God, with man things are impossible but with You, nothing is impossible!

Father it seems that one thing after another keeps springing up in my life. Just when I think I can see the light at the end of the tunnel, BAM, all goes black again because another issue has come up. I’m shaking my head! It feels like it will never stop!

On the outside it looks impossible but nothing is impossible for You. On the surface it looks like I’ll never make it through all the obstacles that are draining my finances, swallowing up my peace of mind and attacking my joy. I am exhausted just thinking about it all!

That is why I’m bringing all my baggage to You. Father, I need Your help with

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I know Lord You will make sure that You will work everything out for my good, even the day of payment for the wicked. My hope is in You therefore I rest in You, my hope of glory! In Jesus name I pray. Amen.

 Reference scriptures:

Psalm 145:18 – 19               John 15:7

Proverb 16:4                         Romans 8:28

Matthew 6:5 – 8                   I John 3:21 – 22

Matthew 17:20

Mark 10:27

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