, You are our refuge and strength, a very present help in time of trouble. You have given to us wisdom, righteousness and sanctification in our Lord Jesus Christ. You have supplied all our needs according to Your riches in glory in Christ Jesus....[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Lord, the world is full of troubles. We send our young men to fight wars in foreign lands. We give the blood of our youth to wars that appear that we shall never win. We spend money we do not have. We have created debt that we can never be...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Our Father in Heaven, we thank You that You have granted us access to Your throne. Not everyone has the right to approach Thee. As Solomon tells us, the prayer of the wicked man is an abomination to the Lord. Not everyone has the privilege of...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Our Father in Heaven, we grieve over our sin. We cannot live a day without finding sin in our lives. We labor to be holy, but we fall short. We find in ourselves lawless desires, envy, jealousy, and even the longing to seek our own revenge....[ abbreviated | read entire ]
O Lord our God, Father of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, we come before Thee because you have called us to be your people. Once we were not your people, but now we are your people. We have been brought from afar. We were separated from Christ,...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Our Father in Heaven, we are a needy people. First, we are a guilty people. We have sinned. We have broken Thy law. We have transgressed the Ten Commandments both in deed and in thought. When we sin, we feel dirty. Our conscience condemns us.
Our Father in Heaven, we confess that the Church is Your Bride. The Church is Your body. We confess that ordinarily there is no salvation outside of the visible Church. O Lord, how many people never darken the door of a Church and yet believe...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Our Father, we come into Your presence to rest in Thee. We come to rest from the labors of the week. We work hard and we become tired. We are under stress. We are under deadlines. We spend a great deal of time traveling on the highway. We...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Our Father in Heaven, grant to each of us today the mercies of Your blessings. Hear us when we pray. Condescend to men of low estate and treat us with kindness. Hold not our sins against us, and allow us into the presence of the throne of grace.
O Lord, God of grace and mercy, Thou hast given us the privilege of living another week. You have preserved us from evil and enabled us to fight the good fight of faith. Lord, we have lost battles and we have won battles. We have sinned and we...[ abbreviated | read entire ]