Miniature Specific Scripture Prayers #31

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God’s Love is Always Near

Compassionate Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you that when I am in difficult, heart aching situations, Your love is always there as expressed in Psalm 34:18. “The LORD is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves such as have a contrite spirit.

God’s Mercy

Merciful Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for the promise about confession in Proverbs 28:13. “He who covers his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy.

Giving Thanks

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, direct me to practice Ephesians 5:20 as a lifestyle. “Giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Living with Proper Humility

Lord, in Jesus Name, show me how to have the correct balance in living Romans 12:3. “For I say, through the grace given to me, to everyone who is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think soberly, as God has dealt to each one a measure of faith.

Going Forward with Christ

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, direct me as a believer in Jesus Christ to practice what Paul did in Philippians 3:13. “Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead.

Putting Off the Old

Lord, in Your Son’s Name, direct me to accomplish Colossians 3:8-9. “But now you yourselves are to put off all these: anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy language out of your mouth. Do not lie to one another, since you have put off the old man with his deeds.

Miniature Specific Scripture Prayers #30

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Keeping God First in Everything

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for the promise in Mathew 6:33-34a. If I put You first in everything, You will take care of me. “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow.

Accepting Instruction

All wise Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, direct me to practice the instruction in Proverbs 9:9-10a. “Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be still wiser; teach a just man, and he will increase in learning. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom.

Nothing is Impossible with God

Unlimited Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you that I can experience with confidence what is expressed in Mark 10:27b. Jesus said: ‘”With men it is impossible, but not with God; for with God all things are possible.“‘

God’s Way of Life

Gracious Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for the great promise for believers in Proverbs 12:28. “In the way of the righteousness is life, and in its pathway there is no death.

God as a Teacher

All wise Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, I ask You to do for me Psalm 86:11. “Teach me Your way, O LORD; I will walk in Your truth; unite my heart to fear Your name.

Pure Speech

Lord, I come in Jesus’ Name to ask You to direct my speech to be as expressed in 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.

Miniature Specific Scripture Prayers #29

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Alone with God

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, show me how to have Mathew 6:6 be my main method of prayer. “But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly.

Prayer with Thanksgiving and Praise

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, remind me to always remember Psalm 100:4 when I get ready to pray. “Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, and bless His name.”

Persistence in Prayer

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, direct me to follow the instructions in Luke 18:1. “Then He spoke a parable to them, that men always ought to pray and not lose heart.

Godly Wisdom

All wise Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, encourage me with the wisdom from James 3:17. “But 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.

God Planned for Me

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you that You had a plan for me before I was even born. Jeremiah 1:5aBefore I formed you in the womb I knew you; before you were born I sanctified you.

Loving One Another

Lord, in Jesus’ Name, direct me to be able to do 1 Peter 1:22. “Since you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit in sincere love of the brethren, love one another fervently with a pure heart.

Miniature Specific Scripture Prayers #28

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Jesus’ Substitutionary Atonement

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for Jesus taking the punishment for my sin. 1 Peter 2:24 says that Jesus, “Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness-by whose stripes you are healed.

The Holy Spirit’s Confirmation of New Birth

Lord, thank you for having the Holy Spirit confirm for me my new birth in Jesus Christ. Romans 8:16-17The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs-heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him, that we may also be glorified together.

Living to Receive the Crown of Life

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, direct me to live James 1:12. “Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.

Jesus’ Example of Prayer

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, I ask You to frequently direct me to follow Jesus’ example of prayer in Mark 1:35. “Now in the morning, having risen a long while before daylight, He went out and departed to a solitary place; and there He prayed.

God’s Good Thoughts About a Believer

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’s Name, thank you for the wonderful promise You give for the believer in Jesus Christ in Jeremiah 29:11. “For 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.

Being a Doer of God’s Word

Loving Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, I ask You to direct me to practice James 1:22.But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

Miniature Specific Scripture Prayers #27

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God My Defender

All Powerful Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for being my defender. 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?

Jesus, Example of Prayer

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, in the midst of chaos and confusion, direct me to follow Jesus’ example in Mathew 14:23. “And when He had sent the multitudes away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray. Now when evening came, He was alone there.

Enjoying the Peace of God

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, direct me to practice Philippians 4:6-7. “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

Cleansing from Sin

Forgiving Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you that You will reveal to me any sin that needs forgiveness. Psalm 139:23-24aSearch me, O God, and know my heart; try me, and know my anxieties; and see if there is any wicked way in me.

Thinking Right Thoughts

Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, direct me to practice Philippians 4:8. “Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are 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.

Sin’s Power Destroyed

All powerful Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you that as a believer in Jesus, sin has lost its power over me. Romans 6:6Knowing this, that our old man was crucified with Him, that the body of sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves of sin.

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.