Shepherd of our hearts, pursue us and do not forget us. Like sheep, we go astray throughout this life and we are in danger of losing ourselves on some unknown path, of falling suddenly into a pit, and of being devoured by savage beasts. These are but images, but the reality is just as dangerous. We are naive, even twisted, and we need Your wisdom. We are feeble and we need Your deliverance. Born into this world without God, we need the love of Jesus that comes to save us and transform us. Amen.
Jesus, You who have conquered death, be for us a force against the challenges of life. We are commanded to rejoice with those who rejoice and to weep with those who weep. We pray for those who are afflicted in every way that You would sustain them; for those who are perplexed, that You would give them hope; for those who are persecuted, that You would be present with them in a concrete way; for those who are struck down, that You would guard their lives. May Your life be manifested in us for the salvation of those who are Continue reading Prayer: Week of July 18, 2021→
God, our Saviour, we pray for those who do harm in this world and who have the desire in their heart to do harm. By such harm, they make of us their enemies. We pray, Lord, that you would give us a powerful love for these people. They are lost, often without knowing it, and they need your grace. We pray that you would work in their hearts by your Holy Spirit and that you would send them witnesses to your Word. Save them, Lord. The impossible is possible for you. All for your glory. Amen.