This entry is part of the “Past Prayer Series” .
September 4, 2010 – morning prayer
Lord, thank You for waking me up this morning and protecting my family and I from harm. I ask that You may protect my family, friends, and myself today. I ask that You give me spiritual wisdom, knowledge, and understanding, that i may be able to differentiate from what is good & what is evil, that I may know how to prevent myself from being involved in things I should not be involved in. That I may be able to truly appreciate all that You have blessed me with; & that I may be content with what I cannot change. I also ask that You may continue to guide me and keep me on the right path; that I may continue to grow in faith, meekness, patience and temperance.
Thank You for Your Word and Your constant, love, protection, guidance, patience, and gentleness. I ask that You may continue to make me strong in Your Word & confident in You & secure in having You in me. *Jesus, thank You for all the blessings and mercies You have given to me, Lord thank You for Your forgiveness. One more thing I ask is that You may give me clarity, understanding, truth, & light on what I might not see so blatantly. I don’t want to cover my eyes or my heart to what is true and right. I don’t want to feel confused…Patiently I will wait and seek You for what I have asked. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, Amen.
* Some time earlier this year, I learned that when praying to God we ask in Jesus name; but we don’t pray to Jesus, we pray through Jesus…if we ask in Jesus’ name why are we also praying or talking to Jesus. Yes, there are three that bear witness in heaven, and together they are One (1 John 5:7). Jesus came that we may be reconciled to God , our Father, in this we are able to repent and be forgiven without sacrificing or shedding the blood of an animal. The blood that is needed for repentance and remission of sins has already been shed, Jesus did this for us. He (Jesus) was able to do this because He came from the Father, He was without spot or wrinkle…God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, that we may become the righteousness of God in Him ( 2 Corinthians 5:21) Jesus is the bridge, he filled the gap between us and the Father. There is only one way to God, and that is through Jesus. This is why we ask in Jesus’ name, because no one can get to the Father except through Him( John 14:6).
“And in that day you shall ask me nothing. Verily, Verily I say unto you, whatsoever you shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it to you. Hitherto have you asked nothing in my name: Ask, and you shall receive , that your joy may be full.” John 16:23-24
Father, in the name of Jesus, I pray that this message will reach those who need it and are looking for it. You see all hearts and all intents, reveal to those Your Word in their due time, that they may receive it and choose to walk in You through Your word. Amen.
1 Corinthians 2:9-10 “But it is written, Eye hath no seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love Him (also Isaiah 64:4). But God hath revealed them unto us by His Spirit: for the Spirit searches all things, yes, the deep things of God.”