Prayer for the day #Abide 5

Every weekday in Advent we will be posting a prayer.
My God bless us as we await the coming of his Son.abide

#Power

“They will see the Son of Man coming with power and great glory”

Lord Jesus, your first coming was in humility, your second will be in power. Help us to be ready, not caught unawares when your power is made manifest.

Leave a comment

Prayer for the day #Abide 4

Every weekday in Advent we will be posting a prayer.
My God bless us as we await the coming of his Son.abide

#Joy

“You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy.”

Lord we pray for everyone for whom tears are their food day and night. Turn their grief to joy, as indeed you promised.

Leave a comment

Prayer for the day #Abide 3

Every weekday in Advent we will be posting a prayer.
My God bless us as we await the coming of his Son.abide

#Thankfulness

“And be thankful.”

Lord, thank you for our amazing blessings. Thank you for each thing, great and small, that we can name as a gift from you.

Leave a comment

Prayer for the day #Abide 2

Every weekday in Advent we will be posting a prayer.
My God bless us as we await the coming of his Son.abide

#Peace

“Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts.”

Lord, let peace be in charge of our lives. Protect us from hatred and revenge when we are wronged, and make us instruments of peace to others.

Leave a comment

Prayer for the day #Abide 1

Every weekday in Advent we will be posting a prayer.
My God bless us as we await the coming of his Son.abide

#Love

“And now these three abide: faith, hope and love”

Lord, help us to hope for your dawn, to keep faith in your coming, and to see your love even in the dark places of our world.

Leave a comment

Prayer for the Day #Become 5

Every weekday in Advent we will be posting a prayer.
My God bless us as we await the coming of his Son.become

#Love

How do we bring God’s love into the world?

Lord, help us to love others as you love us. Inspire us and energise us, that we may speak and think and act like Jesus.

Leave a comment

Prayer for the Day #Become 4

Every weekday in Advent we will be posting a prayer.
My God bless us as we await the coming of his Son.become

#Power

How do we become powerful? What strength is there in weakness?

Lord Jesus, you gave up your strength, and came among us in humility, taking on the helplessness of a foetus. Teach us not to rely on our strength, but to exert ourselves in the service of others.

Leave a comment

Prayer for the Day #Become 3

Every weekday in Advent we will be posting a prayer.
My God bless us as we await the coming of his Son.become

#Justice

How do we bring justice?

Lord, please enter into the pain of our injustice, and as we suffer with you, may we know your power to bring it to an end.

Leave a comment

Prayer for the Day #Become 2

Every weekday in Advent we will be posting a prayer.
My God bless us as we await the coming of his Son.become

#Peace

How do we bring peace?

Lord Jesus, you said “Blessed are the peacemakers.” Help us to become peaceful people in places of discord or mistrust, and not to hit back when we are hurt, so that we may truly be called the children of God.

Leave a comment

Prayer for the Day #Become 1

Every weekday in Advent we will be posting a prayer.
My God bless us as we await the coming of his Son.become

#Holiness

How do we become holy?

Lord, change us from what we are, pressing on beyond what may feel natural and good to something even better. Help us to not to settle for the good, when we can become the best.

Leave a comment