Be with us in our deliberations and help us to be wise in the decisions we make for the good of all those who have placed their trust and confidence in our leadership. This we pray in Jesus' name. As we tarry in your presence today to worship, reveal unto us the knowledge of divine mysteries of your word that will transform our lives forever. In weakness, be our strength. Creator and Ruler of the Earth, we lift up our voices, our eyes, our hearts, our lives to You in praise. When we gather with Your Holy Spirit as our guide, many prayers become one prayer. I need this house to help to find something the end of this month.
We pray to You as children to their Daddy, like Jesus taught us. Shine among us in such a way that the darkness without and within may be pushed back, such that we might truly see what is really real. In extra-ordinary, as well as common, every-day ways, You make Your presence known to us. Help us live expectantly in the world as your people, so that everything we do may be done in your name. They are clearly identified in each blog post.
We meet as your lights in this dark world, and pray that through our words and our lives others might be drawn into your family, and accept you as their Saviour and Lord. In Jesus' name, we pray. Every day I will praise you And extol your name for ever A prayer of confession Lord God, your love for humankind present in the beginning of all things, extends throughout history and touches even my life. Thank you for being our God forever. May the Lord give strength to the people! Great and awesome God, creator and source of all life, we worship and praise You. Every day I will praise you And extol your name for ever As we lay down to rest at the end of the day, you are with us, as we lay our fears at your feet, Your peace enough for our needs. For All Sorts and Conditions of Men O God, the creator and preserver of all mankind, we humbly beseech you for all sorts and conditions of men; that you would be pleased to make your ways known unto them, your saving health unto all nations.
We have come for refreshing visit us with your presence. May Your gracious presence surround us this day, so that obedience to Your Word becomes a joy rather than a burden. Listen, God speaks even through the background noise of the world around us. I want my prayer to eternally touch others. But you can manage even my reluctance, my loitering feet.
Return to the Lord, your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love, a nd relents from punishing. So shall we, along with our children, enter into the Kingdom of God, and know it, and feel it, and rejoice in it. You made us understand that you inhabit the praise of your people, come down lord and ride on the wings of our praise. Help us to use this hour wisely, to wait, and experience Your nearness. Lord God, words are not enough to express Your awesomeness, Your majesty, Your holiness. Go with us as the service progress and grant all our petitions in Jesus name. May the doors of this mighty fortress open wide this hour, that the music of the Kingdom may resound through this valley and into our hearts, our homes, our communities, our world.
As You sit in heaven, be seated here on the throne of our hearts. Strengthen those who spend their lives establishing equal protection of the law and equal opportunities for all. Make yourself known to us new ways through our worship, our prayers and our understanding of your Word today. For the Leaders of the Nation Our Father, bless, we pray You, the leaders of this nation. For the Harvest Most gracious God, by whose knowledge the depths are broken up and the clouds drop down the dew: We yield you hearty thanks and praise for the return of seedtime and harvest, for the increase of the ground and the gathering in of its fruits, and for all the other blessings of your merciful providence bestowed upon this nation and people. Micah 5:2 —4 Bethlehem of Ephrathah Luke 2:10 —14 Good news of great joy 2 Corinthians 9:15 Thanks be to God 1 John 1:5 —7 God is light.
You have marked every motive that curdled something sweet within me. We come to your presence in the unity of faith to ask for the infilling of your power, without your power we can do nothing. Just one touch from you restores the sick, heals the broken, and transforms the darkness. Today we give you our hearts, our minds and our lives. Holy God, make Your presence known to us today.
Help all of the teachers to be able to answer the questions posed, and help all of the children listen and retain what they hear. Opening Prayers Almighty and everlasting God, in whom we live and move and have our being, you created us for yourself, so that our hearts are restless until they find rest in you. In this service come and manifest your presence. We meet as brothers and sisters in Christ, accepting the responsibility this places upon us - to love one another as you have loved us. Let everything we will do today glorify your holy name and make us refreshed and happy in you forever. And yet You love us still, with a love that neither ebbs nor flows, a love that does not grow weary, but is constant — year after year, age after age. This year, consider giving an opening Christmas prayer.
Give them strength to hold their faith in you, and to keep alive their joy in your creation; through Jesus Christ our Lord. John 3:6 —8 What is born of the Spirit is spirit. May the love of Jesus Christ bring us wholeness, the grace of God the Father grant us peace, the breath of Holy Spirit instil passion and the unity between them give us strength for this and every day. Thank you for helping us to accomplish our work and our goals this day. This we ask in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord.