Father, help us to keep our eyes on you as we go through our every day lives and as we think about and pray for our nation and leaders. Thank you for being in control always, especially when life is chaotic.
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Many times when reading the Bible, I’m struck by how fearful people were to approach their king.
Today, however, we don’t have kings in the traditional sense (at least not in America). We are a nation without a sovereign—and always have been—a people unacquainted with fear of a king. Perhaps that is why (at least in part) we’ve become a people unacquainted with fear of the Lord—the King of all kings.
A portion of Saint Patrick’s Breastplate: A prayer for protection through the journey of life… Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ in me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ on my right, Christ on my left, Christ when I lie down, Christ when I sit down, Christ when I arise, […]
Lord, the God of heaven, the great and awesome God, who keeps his covenant of love with those who love him and keep his commandments, let your ear be attentive and your eyes open to hear the prayer your servant is praying before you day and night… I confess the sins we, including myself and my […]
Lord, these past few weeks everything in my life seems sideways. Things from this perspective just don’t make sense sometimes and I grow weary from trying to “figure out what You’re doing”. Please help me just to TRUST you.To trust that You are in control. That you have a plan and that even when it […]
Father, I ask that you would give the leaders of our country wisdom, discernment and compassion. Open their eyes to you and help them to live based on who you are, who you say they are and what you’ve done for your people instead of the desire for power or fear of man. Please help your […]