Faith, Pastors, Short, Thanks

The Wesley Covenant Prayer

I am no longer my own, but yours. Put me to what you will, rank me with whom you will; put me to doing, put me to suffering; let me be employed for you, or laid aside for you, exalted for you, or brought low for you; let me be full, let me be empty, let me have all things,…

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Morning, Pastors, Short

John Wesley’s Morning Prayer

O that we could begin this day in devout meditations, in joy unspeakable, and in blessing and praising Thee, who hast given us such good hope and everlasting consolation. Lift up our minds above all these little things below, which are apt to distract our thoughts; and keep them above till our hearts are fully bent to seek Thee every…

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Before The Word, Pastors

Before I Speak

O Lord, I place myself in Your hands. I may l be tempted on this day in which I am blessed to speak to others to do so in my own strength, as though I have any word to say, and wisdom to offer, anything of my own. Forgive me now, Lord, and forgive me then, and turn me quickly to…

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Before The Word, Pastors, Scholars

Luther’s Preaching Prayer

Lord God, I want to preach so that you are glorified. I want to speak of you, praise you, praise your name. Although I probably cannot make it turn out well, won’t you make it turn out well – Martin Luther (1483-1565AD) Found in “Luther The Preacher”

Before The Word, Holy Spirit & Pentecost, Pastors

Awaken Us

Awaken us, Holy Spirit, To your love, Open our hearts To your indwelling. Awaken us, Lord Jesus, To your life, Open our minds To your abiding. Awaken us, Lord, To your purpose, Open our wills To your guiding. Amen. – Rick Zweck

Before The Word, Biblical, Pastors

A Prayer Of Moses

Deuteronomy 32:1-4 Listen, heavens, and I will speak; hear, earth, the words of my mouth. Let my teaching fall like rain and my words descend like dew, like showers on new grass, like abundant rain on tender plants. I will proclaim the name of the Lord. Praise the greatness of our God! God is the Rock, whose works are perfect,…

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