Biblical, Creation, Praise, Trinity

Trinity Christ Canticle

This corporate prayer is a poetic translation of Proverbs 8:22-36… I was there at the very beginning of God’s work: the first work, the act, the first move!       We praise you Christ – the wisdom of God! I was there from eternity, from the beginning, before the world began.       We praise you Christ – the wisdom of God!…


Biblical, Dying & Loss, Easter & New Life

The Prayer Of Jonah

In great trouble I called to you Lord, And You answered me. From the depths of the grave I called for help, and you listened to my cry. And You answered me. You threw me into the deep, into the very heart of the seas, and the currents swirled about me; all your waves and breakers swept over me.  I…


Ancient, Biblical, Scholars

Oh Good Samaritan – Saint Jerome

Show me your mercy, O Lord, and gladden my heart. What you see here is a man who has been caught by thieves, wounded and left for dead beside the road. You are the good Samaritan who picks me up and treats my wounds with your oil and wine. It is your pleasure that I should spend my days in…


Biblical, Confession

Daniel’s Confession Prayer

Daniel 9:15–19 Now, Lord our God, who brought your people out of Slavery with a mighty hand and who made for yourself a name that endures to this day, we have sinned, we have done wrong. Lord, in keeping with all your righteous acts, turn away your anger and your wrath from your city, your holy hill. Our sins and…


Biblical, Hope

Habakkuk’s Prayer Of Hope

Habakkuk 3:17–19 Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are no sheep in the pen and no cattle in the stalls. Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Saviour. The Sovereign Lord…


Biblical, Confession

Confession Prayer From Ezra

Ezra 9:6–9 I am too ashamed and disgraced, my God, to lift up my face to you, because our sins are higher than our heads and our guilt has reached to the heavens. From the days of our ancestors until now, our guilt has been great. Because of our sins, we and our kings and our priests have been subjected…


Biblical, Faith, Need Or Trial

Psalm 27 – A Prayer Of Hope

Psalm 27:7–14 Hear my voice when I call, Lord; be merciful to me and answer me. My heart says of you, “Seek his face!” Your face, Lord, I will seek. Do not hide your face from me, do not turn your servant away in anger; you have been my helper. Do not reject me or forsake me, God my Saviour.…


Biblical, Love, Relationships

May Your Love Abound

Philippians 1:3–11 I thank my God every time I remember you. And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes…


Biblical, Blessing

The Ephesian Blessing

May God, out of his glorious riches, strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, May Christ dwell in your heart through faith. May you be rooted and established in love, May you have power, May you dwell with all the Lord’s holy people, May you grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the…


Biblical, Peace

My Heart Is Not Proud

My heart is not proud, Lord, My eyes are not arrogant. I do not concern myself with great matters or things too wonderful for me. But I am calm and quiet Like a child with its mother; like a small child I am content. Israel, put your hope in the Lord both now and forevermore. Amen. – Psalm 131

Biblical, Longing

I Wait For The Lord

I wait for the Lord, my soul waits. And in his word I put my hope. My soul waits for the Lord more than watchman wait for the morning, more than watchman wait for the morning. I wait for the Lord, my soul waits. And in his word I put my hope. My soul waits for the Lord more than…


Biblical, Need Or Trial

Rest In God – King David

My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from Him. Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will never be shaken.   How long will enemies assault me? Would they throw me down – like a leaning wall, a tottering fence? Surely they intend to topple me and knock me off my…