Biblical

Christ’s High Priestly Prayer – John 17

When Jesus had finished saying all these things, he looked up to heaven and said, “Father, the time has come. Glorify your Son so he can give glory back to you. For you have given him authority over everyone in all the earth. He gives eternal life to each one you have given him. And this is the way to…

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Confession, Lent & Cross

Crucifixion Confession

Place a hand on your forehead – Christ’s crown of thorns was here. Lord Jesus: “Have mercy on me”   Place your hands  on your heart – Christ’s torture was here too. Lord Jesus: “Have mercy on me”   Place the thumb of one hand on the palm of your other hand – Christ’ nail scars were here. Lord Jesus: “Have mercy on…

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Biblical, Mystics

You Have Searched Me

O Lord, you have searched my heart And you know me. You know when I sit down or stand up. You know my every thought when far away. You chart the path ahead and show me where to stop and rest. Every moment you know where I am. You know what I am going to say even before I speak.…

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Biblical, Love

The Greatest Of These Is Love

What if I could speak in the tongues of humans and of angels but had no love? It would be nothing more than a clanging cymbal – a useless noise! What if I could prophesy and understand all secrets and all knowledge? What if I even had faith that moved mountains, but had no love? I would be nothing. What…

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Celtic, Evening

A Celtic Evening Prayer

I place my soul and my body In your safe refuge this night, O God, In your safe refuge, O Jesus Christ, In your safe refuge, O Spirit of Truth, The Three who defend my cause, And never turn the back upon me. Father, kind and just, Son, who overcame death, Holy Spirit of power, Keep me this night from harm,…

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Biblical, Easter & New Life, Praise

You Lifted Me Out Of The Depths

I will praise you, O Lord, For You lifted me out of the depths! You did not let my enemies laugh at me, Lord my God, I called to you for help and you healed me. O Lord, you brought me up from the grave, you saved me from the pit. Sing to the Lord, you saints; praise his holy name. For…

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Celtic

I Am Bending My Knee

I am bending my knee In the eye of the Father who created me, In the eye of the Son who purchased me, In the eye of the Spirit who cleansed me, In friendship and affection. Through Thine own Anointed One, O God, Bestow upon us fullness in our need, Love towards God, The affection of God, The smile of…

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Biblical, Peace

The Lord Is My Shepherd

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters; he restores my soul. He leads me in right paths for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil; for you are with me; your rod…

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Prayer Of Church, Sentences & Responses

Sentences – Words Of Christ

Use the words of Christ as a response during prayer… Yet not My will, But Yours be done. – Luke 22:42 I praise you, Father, that you have hidden things from the wise, and revealed them to little children! – Matthew 11:25 Sanctify them in the truth; Your word is truth. – John 17:17 Father, forgive them, For they do…

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Prayer Of Church, Sentences & Responses

Sentences – The Saints

Use the words of leaders of faith as a response during prayer… Lord speak to me, That I may speak. – Frances Ridley Havergal (1836-1879) O God, Make us children of quietness, And heirs of peace. – St Clement (35-98AD) O God, Help me not to despise or oppose what I do not understand. – William Penn (1644-1718) Lord open…

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Prayer Of Church, Sentences & Responses

Sentences – From Psalms

Use these words from the Psalms as a response during prayer… In peace I will lie down and sleep, For you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety. – Psalm 4:8 Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, my Rock and Redeemer. – Psalm 19:12-13 The Lord is…

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Prayer Of Church, Sentences & Responses

Sentences – New Testament

Use the words of scripture as a response during prayer… Lord I believe, help my unbelief. – Mark 9:24 Lord to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. – John 6:68 Stay with us Lord, For evening comes and the day is almost over. – Luke 24:29 Lord I believe, help my unbelief. – Mark 9:24…

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