Author: Elton Streyle, Contributor: Noah, Photography and Editing: Ali
All powerful Heavenly Father, I come in the Name of my Savior, Jesus Christ, to thank You for the protection You give from the attacks of the evil one. 2 Thessalonians 3:3 “But the Lord is faithful, who will establish you and guard you from the evil one.“
You illustrate in a number of places in Your Word (the Bible) that You will place a hedge of protection around Your children. Job 1:10 “Have You not made a hedge around him, around his household, and around all that he has on every side?” As the world rages in chaos, I entrust the safety of my loved ones and friends (list their names here) into Your hands for a strong hedge of protection around them.
Since Your Word is crucial in this, I ask that You put a strong desire in their heart and mind to read and allow the power of Your Word to direct them in every phase of their life. Hebrews 4:12 “For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.“
Let every dark place in their life be exposed to the bright light of Your truth so that nothing is hidden and everything is exposed. In John 8:12b Jesus said, “I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.“
I ask that Your presence be very near to my loved ones and friends and that You go with them wherever they go. May Your angels always be at their side. I know that there is a limit to how much I can do, but You can protect them in all things. Direct me to loosen my desire for control and allow You to be their protector and guide.
It is in the loving, compassionate Name of Jesus I pray these things. Amen.