Monthly Archives: December 2013

Christmas Prayer: the Gift of New Beginnings and Fresh Starts

Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up: do you not perceive it?—Isaiah 43:18-19   Lord Jesus, as I sit at the edge of another year completed … Continue reading

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Christmas Prayer: the gift of Courage

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self control—2 Timothy 1:7   Lord Jesus, I pray grant me the spirit of courage. Give me a courageous spirit so I can make necessary … Continue reading

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Christmas Prayer: the Gift of Provision

My God will richly fill your every need in a glorious way through Christ Jesus. Glory belongs to our God and Father forever. Amen—Philippians 4:19   Heavenly Father today I am reminded of how you provide for your people. The … Continue reading

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Christmas Prayer: the Gift of Persecution

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. Rejoice and … Continue reading

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Christmas Prayer: the Gift of Waiting

Now there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon, and this man was righteous and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him. And it had been revealed to him by the … Continue reading

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Christmas Prayer: The Gift of Listening

In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee named Nazareth to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin’s name was Mary. … Continue reading

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Prayer: Christ’s Christmas Mission

Let all that you do be done in love—I Corinthians 16:14 Christ Jesus, Yours was not an idle life. You came on a mission: Sent by Your Heavenly Father into this dark world with a purpose: You came to love. … Continue reading

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