Tag Archives: Preparation

Daily Prayer & Praise 1/30/2023

Lord, hear our prayer: Lord, we do not come into your presence to worship you because we must, but because we long to. We do not come because we are worthy, but to give you glory. We do not come … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/27/2023

Lord, hear our prayer: Father, we pray for those who look at your creation but do not see you; for those who can marvel at the wonders of your world, but never lift their hearts to worship its Maker; for … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/26/2023

Lord, hear our prayer: Father, you have shown us that the only sacrifice you want is a humble heart that is open to you and your will. We confess that we allow our neighbor’s needs to be sacrificed on the … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/25/2023

Lord, hear our prayer: Father, we thank you, not simply for making us, but for giving us life; for the sheer joy of being alive; for the pleasure of real friendship and for the opportunities to enjoy your wonderful creation. … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/24/2023

Lord, hear our prayer: Lord, we praise you for the sheer size and endless variety of your creation. The more we discover, the more we realize just how little we do know. We scale mountains and plumb the depths of … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/23/2023

Lord, hear our prayer: Father, we come from a world where nothing is certain and where nothing is easy. We come to you with confidence, to offer a little more of our lives to you. We come knowing that you … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/20/2023

Lord, hear our prayer: Father, we pray for ordinary men and women; for those with whom we work and those with whom we share our lives; for those whose daily work crushes out of them any real sense of being … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/19/2023

Lord, hear our prayer: Father, we have heard the story of your infinite mercy, yet we have failed to be merciful ourselves. We have received your love in abundance, yet we have not been loving to each other. You have … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/18/2023

Lord, hear our prayer: Wonderful God! We thank you for your gifts of freedom, hope, joy and mercy–gifts we simply do not deserve. We are grateful that we do not have to be in any doubt as to the reality … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/17/2023

Lord, hear our prayer: Father, we praise you that no matter the depth of our sin, your love can reach down and lift us up; no matter the hurt and pain we feel, your love holds us and heals us; … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/16/2023

Lord, hear our prayer: Lord, we bring our emptiness to receive from your fullness, our aloneness to be changed by your presence and our brokenness to be healed by your love. We bring the darkness of our sorrow, pain and … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/13/2023

Friday Intercession Father, we pray for governments around the world; for those whose decisions will affect the whole of your creation; for those who ignore the implications for future generations of the decisions they are making today; for the leaders … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/12/2023

Thursday Confession Lord, we confess your right to exercise your sovereignty over the whole of your creation and over every part of our lives. But from the very beginning we have used our free will to please ourselves and not … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/11/2023

Wednesday Thanksgiving Father, we thank you for being so ready to forgive us whenever we turn to you and honestly acknowledge your power and our own need. We praise you for the joy of knowing that no matter who we … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/10/2023

Tuesday Praise Father, you are greater than anything we can imagine, more wonderful than our deepest joy, more powerful than anything we have known. Yours is the authority that always intended to create. Yours is the sovereignty that holds all … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/09/2023

Monday Preparation Father, we come with our emptiness and our times of defeat. We come with our excuses, with our readiness to blame anyone but ourselves. We come to you acknowledging who and what we are. We come to confess … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/06/2023

Friday Intercession Father, we pray for your creation. You gave us responsibility for all that you have made. You entrusted every living creature into our care. But we have betrayed that trust and neglected our responsibility. We have allowed your … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/05/2023

Thursday Confession Father, we are only too well aware that we are not the people you meant us to be. We are not living the kind of lives that you created us to live, and our words and thoughts and … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/04/2023

Wednesday Thanksgiving Lord, we thank you for the richness of your creation: for the enormity of our universe, so utterly vast that it takes our breath away – our minds simply cannot take it in. We thank you for the … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer & Praise 1/03/2023

Tuesday Praise Lord God, our Creator, we praise you, not only for the power you displayed when you created the world out of nothing, but also for the love with which you continually hold your creation in caring hands. We … Continue reading

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