Miniature Scripture Prayers #26

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Jesus Christ’s Power Against Satan

All powerful Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you that as a believer in Jesus Christ I can quote Mathew 4:10 when tempted. Jesus said, “away with you Satan! For it is written, ‘You shall worship the LORD your God, and Him only you shall serve.‘”

The God of All Comfort

Comforting Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for the promise in 2 Corinthians 1:3-4. “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

Seeking and Knocking

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, direct me in my pursuing You as stated in Mathew 7:7-8. “‘Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.

Alert to False Teaching

All wise Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, I ask You to make me very sensitive to the teaching in Mathew 7:15-16a. “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. You will know them by their fruits.

The Dwelling Place of the Holy Spirit

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you that as a believer in Christ the Holy Spirit lives within me. 1 Corinthians 3:16Do you not know that you are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?

Two Greatest Gifts

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for these two precious gifts expressed in the Bible. Isaiah 9:6For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” 1 Corinthians 15:3bChrist died for our sins according to the Scriptures.

Prayer About Being Prepared for the End of Physical Life

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After 46 years of being a born again Christian, reading God’s Word (the Bible), and listening to the teaching and preaching on the prophecy of the end times and Christ’s return for believers, I believe that now, more than ever, we need to be ready. Revelation 22:7 Jesus said, “behold, I am coming quickly! Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book.

It is also a critical time for us as believers to share the Good News of the Gospel and encourage our loved ones and friends to be sure they know they have accepted Jesus Christ as Savior. John 3:16For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.

In light of the extremely uncertain times we are living in, we are reposting the salvation plan that can easily be forwarded to any you know who are not believers and are not ready for Heaven when the time comes. According to the Bible, the alternative (Hell) is not pleasant.

Before sending this to anyone, we encourage you to click on this prayer link as a guide to pray for your unbelieving loved ones and friends. God’s peace be with you as you think and pray about this information.

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Salvation Plan

The decision you make about the following information is the most important decision you will ever make in your life.

The Bible tells us:

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.Romans 3:23

For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.Romans 6:23

Fortunately for us, God has provided the answer to our sin:

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.John 3:16

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.”’ John 14:6

By sending His Son, Jesus, to die on the cross, God has provided a way for us to have a relationship with Him. A relationship with God is our only way off the path of destruction and onto the path of righteousness that leads to Heaven. This relationship allows us to have the joy of the Lord in our hearts in this life “…for the joy of the LORD is your strengthNehemiah 8:10.

In order to receive God’s grace, You must do what He instructs in Acts 16:31so they said, “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved…

If you desire to become a child of God, pray a prayer similar to this one with faith in the truth of what God’s Word teaches about salvation:

Lord Jesus, I recognize that I am a sinner, incapable of saving myself. I believe that You died on the cross for my sins and rose again. I now invite You to come into my heart. I choose to follow and obey You as the Lord of my life and to turn away from my sin. I place my trust in You as my only Savior and my only way to salvation and I ask You to forgive me of my sins. Thank you, Jesus, for coming into my life and making me new. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name.John 1:12

He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life. These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life, and that you may continue to believe in the name of the Son of God.1 John 5:12-13

According to God’s Word, you are now a Christian and a believer. To grow as God’s child, start by reading the Bible (begin with the book of John). Develop your personal prayer life and seek out fellowship with other believers in a Bible-teaching church.

May the Lord bless you as you go forward in your walk with Him.

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.2 Corinthians 5:17
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Miniature Scripture Prayers #25

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

God Has No Limit

All powerful Heavenly Father, thank you for a relationship with You that has no limitations. Ephesians 3:20Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us.

Trusting God for Guidance

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name I am doing what is expressed in Psalm 25:1-2 and asking for Your response. “To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul. O my God, I trust in You; let me not be ashamed; let not my enemies triumph over me.

Scripture is God Speaking

Communicating Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name I thank You for speaking clearly. 2 Timothy 3:16All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness.“​

God Hears and Responds

Lord, in Jesus’ Name, thank you that when I am in trouble You hear and respond to my prayer. Psalm 28:6Blessed be the LORD, because He has heard the voice of my supplications!

Advice from God

All wise Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for Your promise to believers in Jesus Christ. Isaiah 40:31But those who wait on 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.

Everything is Possible with God

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for Your following attribute. In Mathew 19:26b Jesus said, “‘with men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.“‘

Prayer Variation About Stopping Negative and Evil Actions at the Thought Stage

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Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for Your willingness to forgive my sin and for directing the act of repentance. It is a great blessing that You are always ready to forgive me. 1 John 1:9If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

It is important for believers in Jesus Christ ​who receive God’s forgiveness to repent (change). One way to do this is to ask the Holy Spirit to make a mental picture of a screen to be put in the front of the mind, where all negative or evil thoughts about possible sin will be stopped from going any further. 2 Corinthians 10:5Casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ.

Any thoughts of this kind can immediately be filtered out by the screen. The screen is made up of the power of the Word of God, the cross, and the blood and light of Christ.

God’s Word: Hebrews 4:12For 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.

Cross: Galatians 2:20aI have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me.

Christ’s Blood: Ephesians 1:7In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace.

Christ’s Light: John 8:12 Jesus said, ‘”I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.

When the thought or temptation is stopped, give thanks and sing a song of praise, such as Father I Adore You, the Doxology, etc. Proverbs 23:7a For as he thinks in his heart, so is he.

In Jesus Name, thank you for making available these powerful tools to stop the destructiveness of the enemy. Amen.

Miniature Scripture Prayers #23

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God’s Call to Holiness

Lord, I come to You in Jesus’ Name to ask You to direct me to be obedient to 1 Peter 1:15-16. “But as He who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, because it is written, “be holy, for I am holy.’

God’s Perfect Wisdom

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name I thank You that as a believer in Jesus Christ I have access to Your perfect wisdom. James 3:17But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocrisy.

Denying Ungodly Living

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, direct me to be obedient to Your instructions for Godly living found in Titus 2:12. “Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age.

Walking in the Spirit

Heavenly Father, I come in Jesus’ Name to ask You to continually develop Galatians 5:22-23 in my life. “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.

God’s Requirement for His People

Lord, in Jesus’ Name, direct me to be obedient to the instruction in Micah 6:8. “He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?

Controlling Our Words

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name I ask You to do for me Psalm 141:3. “Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips.

Personal Relationship With God

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for my personal relationship with You and for being near to me in all situations as written in Nahum 1:7. “The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and He knows those who trust Him.

Miniature Scripture Prayers #22

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Invitation from Jesus

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for the invitation expressed in John 6:35. “And Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst.'”

Inquiring of the Lord

All wise Heavenly Father, I come in Jesus’ Name to ask You to direct me to always do what You told Israel to do in Amos 5:4. “For thus says the LORD to the house of Israel: “seek Me and live.”

God as Our Shepherd

Lord, I come to You in Your Son’s Name to thank You for the promise in Psalm 23:1 that as a shepherd cares for his sheep You care for me. “The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.”

Momentary Discomfort Before Joy

Heavenly Father, I come in Jesus’ Name to thank You for Your promise of joy after momentary discomfort. Psalm 30:5b “Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.”

Filling the Mind With Truth

Lord, in Jesus’ Name, I ask You to direct me to practice Philippians 4:8. “Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy-meditate on these things.”

God Hears from Everywhere

Heavenly Father, I come in Jesus’ Name to thank You for not having any restrictions from where You will hear my prayers. Jonah 2:1 “Then Jonah prayed to the LORD his God from the fish’s belly.”

God’s Renewed Mercies in Chaotic Times

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank You for Your encouragement in Lamentations 3:22-23. “Through the LORD’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness.”

Miniature Scripture Prayers #21

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Worship of God

Heavenly Father, I come in Jesus’ Name to praise and worship You as expressed in Jude 1:24-25. “Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy, to God our Savior, who alone is wise, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and forever.

The Greatest Joy’

Lord, in Jesus’ Name, as a believer in Jesus Christ, I thank You for the joy of Romans 5:1-2. “Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.

Angelic Protection

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, I thank You that as a believer, You direct Your angels to protect me. Psalm 91:10-11No evil shall befall you, nor shall any plague come near your dwelling; for He shall give His angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways.

Glorifying God

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name I ask because of 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 that You direct me to fulfill verse 20. “Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s.

God the Protector

Gracious Lord, I come in Jesus’ Name to thank You for being for me what is expressed in Psalms 18:2. “The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.

God’s Unlimited Knowledge and Abilities

Lord, I come in Jesus’ Name to thank You that as a believer in Jesus Christ, I am only a prayer away from Your assistance. Jeremiah 33:3Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.

Miniature Scripture Prayers #20

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Freedom in Christ

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for providing freedom in Jesus Christ for me as a believer. Romans 8:1 “There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.”

Glorifying God

Lord, I come in Jesus’ Name to ask You to direct me to continually practice 1 Chronicles 16:10-11. “Glory in His holy name; let the hearts of those rejoice who seek the LORD! Seek the LORD and His strength; seek His face evermore!”

Uncovering Sin

Heavenly Father, I come in Your Son’s Name asking You to constantly give me the desire to put into practice Proverbs 28:13. “He who covers his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy.”

Thanking the Lord

Heavenly Father, I come to You in Your Son’s Name to ask You to remind me often to do 1 Chronicles 16:8-9. “Oh, give thanks to the LORD! Call upon His name; make known His deeds among the peoples! Sing to Him, sing psalms to Him; talk of all His wondrous works!”

God’s Perfect Peace

Lord, I come in Jesus’ wonderful Name to thank You for providing peace. Isaiah 26:3 “You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You.”

Deliverance from Sin

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank You for what is described in Colossians 1:13-14. “He 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.”

A Guide for Expanding and Personalizing the Lord’s Prayer: Matthew 6:9-18

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This method of prayer uses the Lord’s Prayer as a guide for many topics to include in prayer. You can expand these guidelines by adding additional items that come to your mind as you pray.

Our Father:

I come in Jesus’ Name to thank and praise You for being everywhere present, all-knowing, all-powerful and unchanging. You provide salvation, and freedom from fear of the past, present, and future. You give companionship, provide for my needs, healing and protection from Satan, the evil one.

who art in Heaven:

A place of perfect rest and peace. Thank you that everyone who accepts Jesus Christ as their personal Savior will have an eternal home there with You.  John 3:15 That whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.

hallowed be Thy Name:

Lord, I lift Your Name on high. I praise You for Your awesomeness, revealed through Your creation. Thank you that all who are born again believers can come to You in Jesus’ Name to receive power, strength, and wisdom. Psalm 147:5Great is our Lord, and mighty in power; His understanding is infinite.

Thy kingdom come:

Dominate my thoughts and reign over every part of my life. May all my and other believers’ actions be inspired by Your Spirit. Colossian 1:17 And He is before all things, and in Him all things consist.

Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven:

I recognize that and thank You that everything is controlled by You. Therefore, I yield myself to You and ask You to fill and control me with Your Spirit. I trust in You with all my heart lean not on my own understanding. Proverbs 3:5-6Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.

give us this day our daily bread:

Thank you that I can trust in You to take care of all my physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional needs. Philippians 4:19 And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.”

forgive us our sins:

Show me anything that is wrong in my life and any hindrances in my relationship with You. Thank you for dying for my sin on the cross. Direct me to confess all sin to you. 1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

as we forgive those who have sinned against us:

Direct me to anyone I need to forgive. Remove all bitterness, jealousy, malice, etc. that I might have against another person. Ephesians 4:29 Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but what is good for necessary edification, that it may impart grace to the hearers.

lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil:

Keep me from the things that Satan would like to use to cause me to do wrong. Cover me with the armor of God: the helmet of salvation, breastplate of righteousness, the girdle of truth, the shield of faith and the sword of the Spirit. Ephesians 6:11 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

for thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever:

I acknowledge that You rule over everything, have all power, all wisdom and are everywhere present. In Jesus’ precious Name, I thank You for the many points of instruction for life in this prayer example, Amen.

**You can find the Lord’s Prayer in Matthew 6:8-13

 

 

 

 

 

Miniature Scripture Prayers #19

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

God’s Mercy

Merciful Heavenly Father, I come in Your Son’s Name to thank You for Your mercy expressed in Psalm 103:8,10. “The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in mercy. He has not dealt with us according to our sins, nor punished us according to our iniquities.

​Dead to Sin, Alive to God

Lord, I come to You as a believer, in Jesus’ Name, to thank You for the message in Romans 6:11-12. “Likewise you also, reckon yourselves to be dead indeed to sin, but alive to God in Christ Jesus our Lord. Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body, that you should obey it in its lusts.

The Beauty of Heaven

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for the future glories promised in Revelation 21:4 for believers in Jesus Christ. “And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.

Seeing God’s Awesomeness Through His Creation

Lord, in Jesus’ Name, I ask for more comprehension of Your awesome creation. Psalm 19:1The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows His handiwork.

Destruction of Pride

Heavenly Father, I come in Your Son’s Name to ask the Holy Spirit to show me and correct all my dealings involving pride. Proverbs 16:5Everyone proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD; though they join forces, none will go unpunished.

Seeking Wise Counsel

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, I ask You to direct me to be open to Godly counsel. Proverbs 15:22Without counsel, plans go awry, but in the multitude of counselors they are established.