Pray the Scriptures – My Prayer:
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Lord, when I come to You, tired in my body, exhausted in my thought processing, frazzled in my soul, I know that I come to the God of my salvation who offers complete rest for me.
El Shaddai, God Almighty, I know that I am able to transfer all that I carry, upon Your shoulders, releasing the heaviness that this life attempts to outfit me in each day. From Your well, filled with unconditional love and grace and mercy, I am able to draw all the resources that I need.
As one of the many benefits offered to me, You so graciously maintain an open door policy, through Jesus Christ, which always and without reservation needed, allows me to lay my weight upon Your throne. When I come to You, in my weary condition, carrying these heavy burdens, You provide the accommodations and rest that is essential to me. When I take Your yoke upon me, You teach me, because You are humble and gentle at heart, and I will find rest for my soul. For Your yoke is easy to bear, and the burden You give me is light.
I praise You for Your provision of rest that covers me.
The oppression and bondage that Satan has attempted to lay across my life is lifted and replaced with Your bountiful rest. You offer a place of quiet repose; a bed of tranquility for my soul, where I am able to safely grant my head permission to fall upon the pillow of Your heart. In knowing full well that finishing this process and making the next steps of my journey will become less strenuous when I further attach myself to You, I find peace in Your arms of ease. Lord, I see in full view Your providential care that gives the comfort for which I am in pursuit.
Thank You Lord for taking good care of me.
Nothing of or within myself could supply what I need. What you offer to me in the new mercies I receive, shapes my life and causes me to be found clinging to You for every breath that I take.
You are the air that I breathe and the song that I sing.
Unless You, my Lord, builds a house, the work of the builders is wasted. Unless You, my Lord protects a city, guarding it with sentries (watchmen) will do no good. It is useless for me to work so hard from early morning until late at night, anxiously working for food to eat; for You, O God, gives rest to me.
You are truly all that I need.
For Your Spirit has made me, and the breath of You, Almighty God, gives me life. God, You Lord, created the heavens and stretched them out. You created the earth and everything in it. You give breath to everyone, life to everyone who walks the earth. In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, O Lord, will keep me safe.
Lord, I am confident that I am able to comfortably rest in You, when I put my trust in Your reaffirmed faithfulness, this day.
Thank You for being the God of my rest.
This I pray in Jesus’ Name. Not my will but Your will be done. For Your Glory! Amen.
(Pick Your Favorite Bible Translation)
Matthew 11:28-30 (NLT)
28 Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy to bear, and the burden I give you is light.”
Psalms 127:1-2 (NLT)
1 Unless the Lord builds a house, the work of the builders is wasted. Unless the Lord protects a city, guarding it with sentries will do no good. 2 It is useless for you to work so hard from early morning until late at night, anxiously working for food to eat; for God gives rest to his loved ones.
Job 33:4 (NLT)
For the Spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.
Isaiah 42:5 (NLT)
God, the Lord, created the heavens and stretched them out. He created the earth and everything in it. He gives breath to everyone, life to everyone who walks the earth.
Psalms 4:8 (NLT)
In peace I will lie down and sleep,
for you alone, O Lord, will keep me safe.
Be intentional about your prayers. Include God’s Word. You may use the listed Scriptures or select one’s that minister to you, right here, right now! Be blessed.
Other Intentional Prayers:
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- Gotta Ask(Intentional Prayer) Pray the Scriptures: Lord, I thank You for another day to come to You in prayer. I come with a spirit of thanksgiving and adoration for You being God and Lord over my life. I seek to humbly come before Your presence each day. Let my prayers be effective and reach Your ear and heart of understanding and when I pray amiss, Lord, guide me into all truth and give me direction for the next steps within my life. As Jesus instructed, I will keep on asking, and I know that I will receive what I ask for […]
- The One – Higher Than All the Heavens(Intentional Prayer) Pray the Scriptures: Lord, because I have been called by You, I will lead a life worthy of my calling. Teach me to always be humble and gentle. Honor my steps to be patient with others, making allowance for other’s faults because of my love, this Godly love that you have demonstrated towards me. Lord, I desire to make every effort to keep myself united in the Spirit, binding myself together with peace. For there is one body and one Spirit […]
- Aim High(Intentional Prayer) Pray the Scriptures: Lord, when I am left with lingering emotions of irritation and disappointment because of how another person chose to interact with me, help me to aim high, looking to Jesus as my example when someone has offended me. Lord, I want to do all that I can to live in peace with everyone. Help me to recognize when the intent is not to cause these feelings to emerge within, but that a greater purpose and good is the end result. I mustn’t allow my emotions to control or dictate how I move forward in that connection. I must choose to set my feelings aside and do what is best to allow Your good plan to prevail […]
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