“A Prayer Of Thanks For Freedom”

July 4, 2022

Father, how glorious it is to enjoy the many freedoms provided to us in our homeland of the brave and the free. We’re also mindful and grateful for our freedom from sin, thanks to the sacrifice of Your Son on our behalf. Our lives, once enslaved to sin, now enjoy freedom from that which once held us captive to Satan’s bondage. We live in victory because You have set us free and we are now free indeed. Thank You, Father, for delivering us from the dominion of darkness and transferring us into the kingdom of Your beloved Son in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sin! Amen.

“A Prayer For Pursueing Paradise”

July 1, 2022

Father, as we place our faith in You and read the Scriptures, we learn that Satan is like a roaring lion seeking to devour us. Certainly he wants to conquer us, but through Your strength and our adherence to Your warnings we can be more than conquerors over our worst lifelong enemy, the devil. The full reward of resisting the enemy is not fully realized in our earthly pilgrimage, for the best awaits us on the other side, as we eat from the tree of life in Your paradise. Help us to find the joy of living here below as we store up our true lasting treasures in heaven where we will fully experience the eternal, unbounded blessings that await us as we enter Your eternal Paradise. In the name of Jesus we pray. Amen.

“A Prayer To The One Sustaining All Things”

June 30, 2022

Father, we are assured that You will guide us each day as we keep in step with Your Spirit. You satisfy our needs and give strength to the weary. Thank You for hearing our cries and saving us from our troubles. Thank You for being close to the brokenhearted and comforting those whose spirits have been crushed. Though we choose to live according to Your ways we know that we’re not exempt from problems, but we are greatly encouraged to know that You, Father, solve them all and sustain us in the midst of them. By Your gracious all-sustaining power the sun will come up tomorrow no matter the darkness we might feel today. Thank You faithful, holy and righteous One. Amen.

“A Prayer To Our Good Father”

June 29, 2022

Father, help us to give good gifts to our children just as You give good gifts to us; gifts of love, acceptance, forgiveness, affirmation; provisions of food and clothing, shelter and mobility, teaching them right from wrong by instruction and example, and reinforcing consequence that will help shape our children into caring, giving adults who live responsible lives; children that will care for us in our needy years even as we cared for them when they were in need. Help us to give them personal attention and contribute to their feelings of worth and value. You are our supreme model for giving good gifts to our children, even as You give gifts to us that last for a lifetime and many non-material gifts of eternal worth that will transfer from earth to heaven. Help us to do the same with our children. In the name of Jesus we pray. Amen.

“A Prayer For Diligent Workers”

June 28, 2022

Father, when we’re tempted to be halfhearted in our vocational work or find ourselves bored by monotonous repetition help us to find creative means that will make us even more productive and content in our work assignments. May our conduct and attitude reflect values set forth in Scripture. Make us a blessing so that we bring joy to our co-workers, supervisors, and to the workplace in general. During times of personality conflict or when disagreements arise bring to our memory file the Scripture that reminds us our primary motivation for being a good worker is that we are serving You when we are diligent in our work. Though the weekly paycheck is a monetary reward for saying “Well Done” we look forward to the ultimate reward given to us by You when we hear, “Well done, good and faithful servant! Enter into the joys of heaven”.

“A Prayer Of Thanks For Heaven’s Declaration”

June 24, 2022

Father, we are surrounded by Your awesome works and endless display of divine handiwork. The entire universe is in perfect order which is a testimony to Your greatness and continued watchful eye over all of Your creation. The silent heavens speak as they declare Your majesty and glory. They also testify to Your righteousness and faithfulness as the Lord who created them and gave them a purpose for existence. May we, as Your human creation, also proclaim Your righteousness and faithfulness day after day. May our lives display the work of the Holy Spirit as we continue to grow in faith until the day of Christ’s return. Amen.

“A Prayer Anticipating Heaven”

June 23, 2022

Father, how I long to breathe the air of Heaven “where pain is gone and mercy fills the streets; to look upon the One who bled to save me and walk with Him for all eternity”. But until You call me to my eternal home I choose to experience Your grace and mercy on this side of glory, to walk day by day with my eyes fixed on an eternal and everlasting vacation in heaven. The thrill of living in a sin free environment where You are physically present and where aging, suffering, and death do not exist will change all the heartache we know on earth into unending joy and gladness and gratitude for all eternity; gratitude to Christ “who yielded His life our redemption to win, and opened the life-gate that all may go in.” We will be forever grateful. Amen.

“Hymn of Heaven” by Phil Wickham
“To God Be the Glory” by Fanny Crosby

“A Prayer For Discernment”

June 17, 2022

Father, we ask You to not only open our eyes to that which is around us, but we ask You to open the eyes of our hearts so that we might envision that which is true and that which is false on a spiritual level. When we hide Your Word in our hearts we more quickly discern that which masquerades as good, but its source is from one of Satan’s servants “masquerading as a servant of righteousness.” Because Your Spirit reigns in our hearts and knowledge from Scripture fills our minds, we affirm that which is Scriptural and reject that which is heresy. May we ever be vigilant in attaining Scriptural knowledge and fervent in prayer as we encounter the gods of this age. In the matchless and true name of Jesus’ name we pray, Amen.

“A Prayer For A Pleading Father”

June 16, 2022

Father, we are given a tremendous trust when You permit us to raise a child. What begins as a privilege and blessing can also turn into a challenge or desperate situation. No circumstance is too difficult for You. Your arm is not too weak to save, nor Your ear too deaf to hear our heart’s cry. We pray for our children as they seek to overcome life’s difficulties and battle the enemy’s schemes. Help us to properly provide for their physical and spiritual needs as they journey into adulthood. We pray especially for fathers, that they will take their rightful place as head of their homes; tenderly leading their children in the ways of the Lord by example and instruction according to Your holy book. In the name of Jesus we pray. Amen.

“A Prayer For Faithfulness”

June 15, 2022

Father, it is in the ordinary people that the infusion of Your power makes them extraordinary. Your Holy Spirit gives me boldness that does not come naturally to my personality. Thank You for giving me the strength to stand against the ever-changing basic principles of this world when they conflict with Your eternal principles. Lord, help me to be a watchman for my family, my co-workers and friends as I pray for their salvation or for their continued spiritual fruitfulness. I thank You that I do not stand in the gap alone but You, my Father, protect me in my breastplate of righteousness when doing warfare against the spiritual forces of evil prevalent in our world! I am emboldened when I observe committed believers who stand up for You when others bow their knee to the idols of our day. Help me to be courageous and faithful, I pray in Jesus’ name. Amen.