Create A Prayer Habit

A prayer for when you are suffering Tim Keller writes that “there is no situation or emotion a human being can experience that is not reflected somewhere in the Psalms.” “Immersing ourselves in the Psalms and turning them into prayers helps us pray in accord with God’s character and will.” My God, my God, I feel like you have deserted me? Why are you so far away? Will you listen to my groans about ____________________ and come to my rescue? I cry out day and night, but I don’t hear you answer, and I can never rest. Yet you are the holy God, ruling fromRead More →

Create A Prayer Habit

God has many different names which express the characteristics of his being and the rich relationship he has with us. Today, we will focus on one of God’s names or characteristics. I can never escape from your Spirit! I can never get away from your presence! If I go up to heaven, you are there;  if I go down to the grave, you are there. If I ride the wings of the morning, if I dwell by the farthest oceans, even there your hand will guide me, and your strength will support me. Psalm 139:7-10 NLT God is omnipresent – ever present Start with: God,Read More →

Create A Prayer Habit

Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever; a scepter of justice will be the scepter of your kingdom. (Psalm 45:6 NIV) Start with: Lord God, I bow down before you because reign with justice. I praise you today and each day because your reign is forever and ever. Think about the day ahead. Ask God to meet your needs.  Heavenly Father, today I need You to reign with justice over: _________________________________. Pray for one person today who needs to know God is sovereign over the problems in his/her life.  Today I pray for: _________________________________. What do you need to give over toRead More →

Create A Prayer Habit

Forgiveness is at the heart of our relationship with God. We are encouraged to come to God and ask Him for forgiveness. Although we may find this hard and burdensome, it is freeing. Through forgiveness we find freedom. Keep this in mind as you pray. Use the following prayer prompt. Today, prayer for forgiveness for not being a true friend: Lord God, help me to not say bad things about _______________________. Help me be sensible, and keep quiet. When I’ve been told something in confidence, I’m sorry for my lack of  ______________ . (Based on Proverbs 11:12-13 CEV) But if we freely admit that weRead More →