Miniature Specific Scripture Prayers #32

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Author: Elton Streyle, Contributor: Noah, Photography and Editing: Ali

Genuine Faith

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, develop in me genuine faith like Habakkuk had in Habakkuk 3:19 in spite of all his difficulties. “The LORD God is my strength; He will make my feet like deer’s feet, and He will make me walk on my high hills.

Jesus Christ, the True Light

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, I thank You that the life and light referred to in the Old Testament’s golden lamp stand are now represented by Jesus Christ, God’s true tabernacle. Psalm 27:1The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

Forgiving and Loving Others

Merciful Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, keep me sensitive and practicing the instruction in Colossians 3:13. “Bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, if anyone has a complaint against another; even as Christ forgave you, so you also must do.

A Gift from God

Gracious Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for ​giving me the gift the world cannot give, as expressed in John 14: 27. “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

Using the Right Words

All wise Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, direct my speech to always follow Colossians 4:6. “Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one.

God’s Promise of Completion

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for the promise You expressed through Paul in Philippians 1:6. “Being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ.

2021 Easter Prayer: Characteristics of Jesus’ Birth and Resurrection

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Loving Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for sending Your Son to die on the cruel cross for the ugliness of my sin and the sins of every other person. It is because of Jesus’ death, burial, and resurrection that You have provided me with unlimited joy and graciousness. I am going to focus the remainder of my prayer with thanksgiving and praise to You for a few of the many blessings of being a born-again believer in Jesus Christ.

It is a blessing to be in Your light instead of in Satan’s darkness; to be forgiven and not suffer from guilt. I am grateful to be out from under Satan’s power, and living in the experience of Your love. Colossians 1:13-14He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love, in whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins.

I praise You that all the spiritual events around Easter have provided a way for me to have entrance to the throne of grace. In that way, I can receive truth about everything in life, and that truth will set me free. Hebrews 4:16Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

It is great to have in my mind the picture in Psalm 23 of You being my shepherd and taking care of me, the sheep. That truth brings me great comfort, peace, and joy in this chaotic world I am living in. Psalm 23:1 The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.

To You, God, be all glory, honor, and praise for what You have done and are doing. Amen.

God’s Gift of Courageous and Consistent Faith Based on Joshua 1:1-9

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Author: Elton Streyle, Contributor: Noah, Photography and Editing: Ali

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name I come before You, thankful for the privilege to be in Your presence. It is through Jesus alone that I can speak and be with You. It is a great blessing You have given me in Joshua 1:1-9 to see how You encouraged Joshua and strengthened his faith. Throughout the Bible, You ​show that You want to do the same for me. Like You told Joshua in his difficult time, You want me to look to You through Your Word ​for guidance, and not around me.

Verse 7: Only be strong and very courageous, that you may observe to do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may prosper wherever you go.” It is a wonderful gift from You when I experience courage and consistency in my faith while handling all situations in my life. Remind me often that without Your leading, life can be frightening, but with You in control it will be an exciting adventure.

Just as You assured Joshua that You would be with him in his new challenges, You will be with me. Verse 5b:As I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I will not leave you nor forsake you.” It is my desire that You strengthen me and give me more faith and Godly courage. Keep my mind and heart focused on You by directing me to meditate on Your Word and be obedient to what you reveal.

Whenever I face new and difficult situations, direct me to take courage in knowing that You are with me wherever I go. Put verse 9 in my mind. “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Thank you for the encouragement, peace, and comfort from this portion of Scripture. Amen.

Prayer About God, Our Only True Source of Protection

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Unlimited, all powerful Heavenly Father, I come to You in the Name of my Savior Jesus Christ. I give You everything I have and am so that I may bring honor to You. I thank and praise You for the protection I find in You like in no other place. You know me and want what is best for me in all situations, even the ones I don’t understand. Nahum 1:7The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and He knows those who trust in Him.

It is a great comfort and blessing to be able to do like David did when in trouble and know that You are right there with me. Psalm 34:6-7This poor man cried out, and the LORD heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles. The angel of the LORD encamps all around those who fear Him, and delivers them.

What a relief and joy it is to know, as a believer in Jesus Christ, that You promise to protect me from the evil one. I can feel safe in Your arms. You express this so eloquently in 2 Thessalonians 3:3 and Isaiah 41:10. “But the Lord is faithful, who will establish you and guard you from the evil one.” “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.

As I live in this chaotic world and very uncertain time, I want to thank You for Your life-giving protection and love that is mine through the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross. Direct me to keep my eyes and heart focused daily on Your Word and You, and less on all the negativity in the world.

To Your honor and glory. Amen.

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Prayer Using Powerful Scripture Promises for Looking Forward

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Heavenly Father I come in Jesus’ Name to thank You for the power, peace, and comfort I can gain from Your word, the Bible.

There is no doubt that Your mercies are new every morning.

Lamentations 3:22-23Through the LORD’S mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness.

No matter what I go through, You are willing to go with me.

Isaiah 43:2-3a When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned, nor shall the flame scorch you. For I am the LORD your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior.

Everything You have planned for me is good.

Jeremiah 29:11For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.

It is a great blessing that I can ask You to renew my strength each day.

Isaiah 40:31 But those who wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.

Thank you for being my salvation, light, strength, and joy.

Psalm 27:1The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

In Jesus’ Name, remind me often of these verses. Amen.

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Time With Our Creator on YouTube

We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Christian Motivation to make some of Time With Our Creator’s prayers available in audio and video format on YouTube! Make sure to subscribe to his channel so you don’t miss any new prayers (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCepfUYYUvJ1d8_MajEbdiIg).

It is very inspirational to be able to watch and listen to the prayers with music and video background. God bless you as you enjoy this new medium.

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Instructive Prayer Quotes #18

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“Prayer changes lives, move mountains, and alters the course of history.” ~Dr. Michael Youssef

“To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.” ~Martin Luther

“Prayer rests in God’s provision. True prayer isn’t spoken in a panic, but in a spirit of trust and rest. You know that the One to whom you pray is near, faithful, and willing to meet your every need.” ~Paul David Tripp

“I have been greatly encouraged and helped in my own prayer life by looking at the words of music and prayers of others.” ~Elisabeth Elliot

“Prayer is God’s backstage pass into a personal audience with Him.” ~Pastor Tony Evans 1 John 5:14Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.

“The wonderful thing about praying is that you leave a world of not being able to do something, and enter God’s realm, where everything is possible. He specializes in the impossible. Nothing is too great for His almighty power. Nothing is too small for His love.” ~Corie ten Boom

“If you only pray when you feel like it, you probably don’t have much of a prayer life.” ~David Jeremiah Colossians 4:2a Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving.”

“Goals not bathed in prayer or brought in humility before the Lord turn out to be downright useless. They don’t go anywhere. They don’t accomplish anything.” ~Charles R. Swindoll

Prayer Based on Proverbs 2 for Gaining Wisdom from God

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Author: Elton Streyle, Contributor: Noah, Photography and Editing: Ali

All wise Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, I come to You in light of Jesus dying on the cross and His resurrection. I acknowledge my need for complete dependence on You. You are the source of all that is good, true, and right. All wisdom and understanding comes from You as well. Verse 6-7 For the LORD gives wisdom; from His mouth come knowledge and understanding; He stores up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to those who walk uprightly.

I ask that You lead me in Your Word to where wisdom is found for daily direction for living and comfort. Give me a heart and a desire for the spiritual milk of Your Word to mature in Godliness. 1 Peter 2:2As newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby.” Thank you that with Your wisdom, I can develop the ability to discern right from wrong and evil motives from others. Verse 10-11-12aWhen wisdom enters your heart, and knowledge is pleasant to your soul, discretion will preserve you; understanding will keep you, to deliver you from the way of evil.

It is a great blessing and gift from You that I do not have to look at life from a worldly view, but rather through a lens of the true wisdom and understanding found in Your Word, the Bible. Remind me often about how great a desire You have for all people to have the wisdom expressed in this chapter of Proverbs and that it is my obligation to do all that I can to share Your Gospel so that others can have it also. Verse 21-22a For the upright will dwell in the land, and the blameless will remain in it; but the wicked will be cut off from the earth.” Thank you for the wisdom in this chapter of Proverbs. Amen.

Prayer About the Spirit of Honor

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Heavenly Father, I come to You through the Name of Jesus my Savior to bring You praise and honor. You are worthy of all the praise I have, and deserve nothing less. Psalm 150:6aLet everything that has breath praise the LORD.

One of the ways You want me to show honor to You is by honoring and respecting those You have put in authority over me (church, family, police, government, etc.). Romans 13:1-2aLet every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God. Therefore, whoever resists the authority resists the ordinance of God.

You have put many verses in Your Word (the Bible) about how I am to respect the authority of people over me and that it is for my own good. Even if I do not necessarily like or agree with the person, I still need to honor the office the person holds. Therefore, I ask that You direct me to have a spirit of honor and respect for all those who are in authority over me.

Let my love for You overcome my negative feelings toward any kind of authority. Instead, encourage me to pray for them to be the kind of leader you want them to be. Show me how to extend this respect and honor not just to those in authority, but to everyone I associate with. 1 Peter 5:5b “Yes, all of you be submissive to one another, and be clothed with humility, for “God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”

In Jesus’ Name, thank you for all these instructions. Amen.

Prayer About Valentine’s Day as a Reminder of God’s Love

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Loving Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for the reminder this Valentine’s season gives about love. In spite of the joy of seeing so much around us about love made up of cards, flowers, teddy bears, and candy, it does not come close to the genuine, lasting love You have for us.

Your Word, the Bible, has many expressions about how much You love Your children. The ultimate expression is found in John 3:16. “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.

So many times, my love is conditional. How great it is that Your love is unconditional. It is not based on who I am or what I say or do. I could not earn Your love no matter how hard I tried. It is wonderful that Your love is based on Your unfailing character. Romans 5:8 “But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

It is Your love for me, and the Holy Spirit dwelling in me, which allows me to have the privilege of loving others with a genuine love as expressed in John 13:34. “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another.”

Thank you for the many Scripture passages in the Bible like 1 Corinthians 13 that give direction on what Christ’s love through me can and should look like. You point out in the Bible that there are many spiritual gifts, but love is one that we all have and should demonstrate.

As I go out in the world and see many different expressions of love, direct me to always put far more focus on Your love.

In Jesus’ Name, thank you for the powerful message in this little chorus: “Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells me so.” Amen.