Clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience. Bear with one another ... forgive each other ... clothe yourselves with love.
(The Christophers, Three Minutes A Day, Vol. 44, Colossians 3:12-14)
29 March 2014
Dear Lord, I will place my hope in You. If I become discouraged, I will turn to You. If I am afraid, I will seek strength in You. In every aspect of my life, I will trust You. You are my Father, and I will place my hope, my trust, and my faith in You. Amen.
(100 Days Of Prayer For Women, p. 79)
27 March 2014
Today, instead of turning things over in your mind, turn them over to God in prayer. Instead of worrying about your next decision, ask God to lead the way.
(100 Days Of Prayer For Women, p. 19)
25 March 2014
If you are facing battles you feel you can't possibly win, don't give up. The secret of victory is first to admit the futility of unaided human effort and then trust God to save. His power works best through those who recognize their limitations.
(The One Year Book Of Bible Readings, 18 September)
As of 23 March 2014, I made post 2,800 to my Arrow Prayers blog.
24 March 2014
God has given gifts to each of you from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Manage them well so that God's generosity can flow through you. He gives us more and more strength.
(The One Year Book Of Bible Readings, 17 September)
23 March 2014
Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love Him .
(James 1:12, in The Twelve Steps For Christians, p. 70)
21 March 2014
Blessed are you, O Lord, the God of our fathers, creator of the changes of day and night, giving rest to the weary, renewing the strength of those who are spent, bestowing upon us occasions of song in the evening. As you have protected us in the day that is past, so be with us in the coming night; keep us from every sin, every evil, and every fear; for You are our light and salvation, and the strength of our life. To you be glory for endless ages. Amen.
(George T. Cobbert, A Time To Pray, p. 36-7)
15 March 2014
Almighty and most merciful God, kindle within us the fire of love, that by its cleansing flame we may be purged of all our sins and made worthy to worship you in spirit and in truth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
(George T. Cobbert, A Time To Pray, p. 33)
14 March 2014
Heavenly Father, send your Holy Spirit into our hearts, to direct and rule us according to your will, to comfort us in all our afflictions, to defend us from all error, and to lead us into all truth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
(George T. Cobbert, A Time To Pray, p. 25)
13 March 2014
Visit this place, O Lord, and drive far from it all snares of the enemy; let your holy angels dwell with us to preserve us in peace; and let your blessing be upon us always; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
(George T. Cobbert, A Time To Pray, p. 16)
12 March 2014
Dear Lord, You have given me so many blessings, starting with my family. I will keep joy in my heart as I thank You, Lord, for every single blessing You've given me. Amen.
(100 Days Of Prayer For Women, p. 68)
11 March 2014
Dear Lord, thank You for the joyful, abundant life that is mine through Christ Jesus. Guide me according to Your will, and help me become a person whose life is a worthy example to others. Give me courage, Lord, to claim the spiritual riches that You have promised, and show me Your plan for my life, today and forever, Amen.
(100 Days Of Prayer For Women, p. 193)
10 March 2014
I pray to be released from my compulsion to control my situation. I have so often proved I am unable to control it. Let me think, know and feel my powerlessness; then I will at least learn to let go and let God. (One Day At A Time In Al-Anon, 30 January)
9 March 2014
What problem do you need to deal with today? If you analyze it prayerfully, point by point, perhaps it won't seem so overwhelming.
(Harry & Emily Griffith, This Love We Share, 19 December)
7 March 2014
We begin to find our way when we realize that we are not God. We are not limitless. We do not have all the answers, because we did not make ourselves or life itself. So the fact that we do not know it all and are not able to figure it all out is okay.
(Cloud and Townsend, God Will Make A Way, p. 20)
5 March 2014
Today, Lord, let my life be a prayer.
Let me be so close to You that You become a part of my every conversation.
Let me be open to Your presence, so that I sense Your power at work in the world You created.
Let me be so filled with Your love, it flows out to others.
Today, Lord, today -- let my life be a prayer.
(Anonymous, Prayers For Every Need, Guideposts, p. 191)
3 March 2014
Dear Lord, today I will ask you for the things I need. In every circumstance, in every season of life, I will come to You in prayer. You know the desires of my heart, Lord; grant them, I ask. Yet not my will, Father, but Your will be done. Amen.
(100 Days Of Prayer For Women, p. 157)
1 March 2014
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