O God, the King eternal, whose light divides the day from the night and turns the shadow of death into the morning: Drive far from us all wrong desires, incline our heart to keep your law, and guide our feet into the way of peace; that, having done your will with cheerfulness during the day,Continue reading “Prayers for the day”
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Prayers for the day
Tuesday of Holy Week Almighty ever-living God, grant us so to celebrate the mysteries of the Lord’s Passion that we may merit to receive your pardon. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.
O Come, Emmanuel
Move us from the pathetic to the prophetic. For your Kingdom, your glory, your great honor.
But they soon forgot what he had done and did not wait for his plan to unfold. (Ps. 106:13) We think we’ve “prayed forever” on something… only to realize that while we say we’ve prayed for something “for weeks” or “months” we’ve only thought to mention it to God about 10 seconds a day… And whenContinue reading “ADHD Prayer”
Complaining to God
We don’t often look into the “minor prophets.” It’s “flyover country” for us. They are too far removed. They are too “mean.” We have all kinds of excuses. Habakkuk gives us some insight into prophetic complaining. He has a case against God and he is willing to voice it. 2 How long, Lord, must I call forContinue reading “Complaining to God”
A Prayer for the President, and All Our Leaders
1 Endow the king with your justice, O God, the royal son with your righteousness. 2 May he judge your people in righteousness, your afflicted ones with justice. (Ps. 72:1-2, NIV) And a prayer for the mission of the Church: Almighty and everlasting God, by whose Spirit the whole body of your faithful people is governed and sanctified:Continue reading “A Prayer for the President, and All Our Leaders”