A Prayer of Adoration

Focused on God O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens. Psalm 8:1 Most of my prayers are petitions, asking God for something; or they’re laments, complaining about something. Sometimes, they’re filled with thanksgiving for something God has done for me. Very few are focused on God, …

Praying in Jesus’s Name

 **“G3686 – onoma – Strong’s Greek Lexicon (KJV).” Blue Letter Bible. Accessed 13 Sep, 2019. https://www.blueletterbible.org//lang/Lexicon/Lexicon.cfm?Strongs=G3686&t=KJV._

David’s Prayer for Solomon

A Parental Prayer “Give my son Solomon the wholehearted devotion to keep your commands, statutes and decrees and to do everything to build the palatial structure [temple] for which I have provided.” 1 Chronicles 29:19 When my son and daughter were young, I prayed with each of them before bedtime. Common requests concerned sound sleep, upcoming tests or assignments, and …

Draw Near

“Let’s Talk” Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, … let us draw near to God with a sincere heart and with the full assurance that faith brings, having our hearts sprinkled to cleanse us from a guilty conscience and having our bodies washed with pure water. Hebrews …

Jacob’s Prayer

Claim God’s Promises “I am unworthy of all the kindness and faithfulness you have shown your servant.” Genesis 32:10 Jacob was in trouble. Again. He’d been entangled in some sort of trouble most of his life. He manipulated his older brother, Esau, then deceived their father, Isaac. He escaped Esau’s murderous rage by fleeing to Haran, where his Uncle Laban …

Praying on Behalf of Others

A Friend in Need So we keep on praying for you, asking our God to enable you to live a life worthy of his call. May he give you the power to accomplish all the good things your faith prompts you to do. 2 Thessalonians 1:11 (NLT) Unfounded accusations at work, a rebellious teenager, an unpaid mortgage, nagging illness—the hardships …

Prayers of Celebration

Pack Prayer with Praise The Lord reigns, let the earth be glad; let the distant shores rejoice. Psalm 97:1 Four psalms use the phrase “The Lord reigns”—Jehovah malak (Psalm 93, 96, 97, and 99). Each of the psalms is a hymn of praise, celebrating the universal sovereignty of the one true God and exhorting all people of the earth to …