Life will not always go the way that you planned it. You will have battles, some you will win and some you will loose. You will experience set-backs and disappointments and friends who you thought you could count on will turn their back on you.
It is then you will need to reach deep inside of you to draw strength and courage to continue the journey of life. The following prayer is one that brings encouragement and hope for me and I hope as you read it, that it will do the same for you.
Heavenly Father we come to your throne of grace as humbly as we know how, yet boldly as it is your will for our life. Glory, honor and praise be yours today and forever more. Be merciful to us and we thank you for your loving kindness towards us. We thank you for this brand new day and the fact that you have spared our life.
We give you all of our weaknesses and frailties in exchange for strength and your wisdom. Thank you for reminding us that your grace is sufficient, and your strength is made perfect in weakness.
Grant us the courage to run the race with patience and to keep us in remembrance of your word that you who begun a good work in us, shall complete it to the very end of life’s journey and to the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Lord by the power of your Holy Spirit you said you are able to keep us from falling and to present us faultless with exceeding joy before the presence of your glory. Let your refining fire go through our heart, purge us and wash us in the blood of the Lamb once again. Forgive us for all our sins and be Lord of our life in Jesus name, amen.
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