John Wesley, Prayer for Sunday 11-13-2022
O God, who is the giver of all good gifts, I your unworthy servant entirely desire to praise your name for all the expressions of your bounty toward me. Blessed be your love for giving your Son to die for our sins, for the means of grace, and for the hope of glory. Blessed be your love for all the temporal benefits which you have with a liberal hand poured out upon me; for my health and strength, food and clothing, and all other necessaries with which you have provided your sinful servant. I also bless you that, after all my refusals of your grace, you still have patience with me, have preserved me this night, and given me yet another day to renew and perfect my repentance.
Pardon, good Lord, all my former sins, and make me every day more zealous and diligent to improve every opportunity of building up my soul in your faith, and love, and obedience. Make yourself always present to my mind, and let your love fill and rule my soul, in all those places, and companies, and employments to which you call me this day. In all my passage through this world, do not allow my heart to be set upon it; but always fix my single eye and my undivided affections on “the prize of my high calling.” This one thing let me do; let me so press toward this, as to make all other things minister unto it; and be careful so to use them as thereby to fit my soul for that pure bliss which you have prepared for those that love you.