Prayers Week Beginning May 17
Monday: A Morning Prayer for God's Presence
Heavenly Father, we pray today that nothing may separate us from You. Please teach us how to choose Your way today so that every step we take will lead us closer to You. Help and guide us to walk by Your Word and not by our own feelings and keep us from being distracted by our wants, desires, and thoughts but to see where You would have us go today, to embrace the opportunities You give to us and to rest in the truth that ‘Great is Your love towards us’ (Psalm 86:13) Thank You for Your absolute love for us and for the amazing truth that the Saviour of the world would desire a few minutes with us this morning, help us forever to remember what a gift it is to sit with You like this. Amen.
Tuesday: A Morning Prayer for the filling of the Holy Spirit today.
Heavenly Father, thank You for today, a new opportunity to love, give and be all that you want us to be. Please let us be filled with Your Spirit today so that wherever we go we spread Your love, joy, peace and goodness. Help us we pray to become more like You and to worship You in all that we do. Thank You for always going before us and for Your amazing power and work in our lives, for Your goodness and Your blessings over us. Amen.
Wednesday: A morning prayer to start the day.
Heavenly Father, today please help us to recognise You above all else, enlighten the eyes of our heart so that we might see You and how You are at work through and in our lives. Please grant us wisdom to make good choices and a desire to seek after You more than anything else. Thank You that You are greater than anything we may face today and for Your presence that goes with us. We do praise You for Your amazing power and work in our lives and for the sky and sun which reminds us of a new day and an opportunity to draw close to You.
Thursday: A morning prayer to follow God today.
Heavenly Father, this morning we thank You that You are our Rock and Fortress, our Shield and Strong Tower, please help us to anchor ourselves to You today and teach us how to stand strong in You and to walk by Your truth. Help us to embrace anything that comes our way as opportunities to see You at work and to point others to You. May we live a life of true joy as we see You at work around and in us today. We praise You for all that You have done in our life for You are faithful even when we are at times faithless. Amen.
Friday: A morning prayer to keep on focus on God.
Heavenly Father, as we start this day help us to remember that we belong to You. Keep our feet from stumbling and our minds from wandering into distractions that may steal precious time and energy from the things that You have designed for us. We pray that You would teach us how to centre our lives on You and to be obedient to Your Word. Help us to bring You glory today through our actions and words and grant us grace and strength for the hardest aspects of our day. Amen.
Saturday: a morning prayer
Heavenly Father, we pray that You would awake in us each day a desire to meet with You and to hear from You. We thank You for Your words of affirmation, assurance and wisdom. Please enlighten our minds with truth and inflame our hearts with love, inspire our will with courage and enrich our lives with service. Please help us to align our work, family, church life and rest in a way that would maximize Your glory and allow us to bear fruit for Your Kingdom. Teach us we pray to trust in You and help us to grow in righteousness and step out in faith today. Amen