A Prayer For You Today

Pastor Joe | October 31, 2022 | A Prayer For You Today

A Prayer for You Today (1)

October 31, 2022

October 31, 2022



A prayer for you today.


I acknowledge and confess that all things
come of thee —
life, breath, happiness, advancement,
sight, touch, hearing,
goodness, truth, beauty –
all that makes existence amiable.
In the spiritual world also I am dependent
entirely upon thee.

Give me grace to know more of my need of grace;
Show me my sinfulness that I may willingly
confess it;
Reveal to me my weakness that I may know
my strength in thee.

I thank thee for any sign of penitence;
give me more of it;
My sins are black and deep,
and rise from a stony, proud,
self-righteous heart;
Help me to confess them with mourning, regret,
with no pretense to merit or excuse;
I need healing,
Good Physician here is scope for thee,
come and manifest thy power;
I need faith;

Thou who hast given it me, maintain, strengthen,
increase it,
Center it upon the Savior’s work,
upon the majesty of the Father,
upon the operations of the Spirit;
Work it in me now that I may never doubt thee
as the truthful, mighty, faithful God.
Then I can bring my heart to thee
full of love, gratitude, hope, joy.

May I lay at thy feet these fruits grown
in thy garden,
love thee with a passion that can never cool,
believe in thee with a confidence that never
hope in thee with an expectation that can never
be dim,
delight in thee with rejoicing that cannot
be stifled,
glorify thee with the highest of my powers,
burning, blazing, glowing, radiating, as from
thy own glory.


From the Puritan prayer book—The Valley of Vision




May God have mercy on you and bless you and yours this week.


Pastor Joe