Category Archives: Prayers

Morning Prayer

Father in heaven, when your strength takes possession of us we no longer say: Why are you cast down, my soul? So now that the surging waves of your indignation have passed over us, let us feel the healing calm … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer

God our Father, glorious in giving life, and even more glorious in restoring it, when his last night on earth came, your Son shed tears of blood, but dawn brought incomparable gladness. Do not turn away from us, or we … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer

Father, the body of your risen Son is the temple not made by human hands and the defending wall of the new Jerusalem. May this holy city, built of living stones, shine with spiritual radiance and witness to your greatness … Continue reading

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On Prayer

Prayer is intensely political because it is supplication offered before the throne of grace. We may be excluded from places of political power on earth. We may not hold prominent positions in government. We may not be cabinet members, with … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Peace

Almighty and Everlasting Father, you have sent Your only, unique Son to redeem your Bride, the Church; and you have promised that the gates of hell will not prevail against it, we pray that you watch over your Body; keep … Continue reading

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Exhortation: Providence Church, Pray with Your Eyes Open, Part II

Exhortation, Part I Call to Worship: Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work of our hands upon us; yes, establish the work of our hands! Salutation:   Pastor: In the Name of the Father, … Continue reading

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Exhortation: Providence Church, Pray with Your Eyes Open, Part I

Call to Worship: Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work of our hands upon us; yes, establish the work of our hands! Salutation:   Pastor: In the Name of the Father, and the Son, … Continue reading

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Quote, Praying Biblically

God’s readiness to hear and willingness to grant His people’s prayers are continually proclaimed throughout Scripture (Ps. 9:10; 10:17-18; 18:3; 34:15-17; 37:4-5; 50:14-15; 145:18-19).  God has given us numerous examples of imprecatory prayers, showing repeatedly that one aspect of a … Continue reading

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4th of July Prayer

I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry. Our Gracious, Merciful and Glorious God: Father, Son and Spirit: The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness of it. All Glory belongs to You in … Continue reading

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Prayers and Politics

In a recent panel discussion with Darryl Hart and Michael Horton, Peter Leithart argued persuasively for a liturgy that includes politics. The prayers of the saints are inherently political. When we pray the Psalms, we pray that God would act … Continue reading

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A Prayer of Confession and Thanksgiving

Psalm 147:2-3 The Lord builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the outcasts of Israel. He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. Confession: Almighty God, You are the builder of Your church. Unless you build the house, our labors are … Continue reading

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Prayer of Confession

Merciful Father, We confess that our hearts are deceitful and only You can understand the depths of our sins. We are full of spiritual infirmities and our sins are frequent. We are a fountain of pollution, and we would be … Continue reading

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Epiphany Prayer

Let us pray Father, you revealed your Son to the nations by the guidance of a star. Lead us to your glory in heaven by the light of faith. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who … Continue reading

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Our prayers…

Our prayers for Doug Wilson who is currently on a tour debating atheist Christopher Hitchens.  After Bahnsen, Wilson is one of the most able debaters in the Van Tilian tradition. Next debate: Westminster Seminary in Philadelphia.

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Peace be with you

And thus you shall greet him: ‘Peace be to you, and peace be to your house, and peace be to all that you have. I Samuel 25:6

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Agnus Dei

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, grant them rest.

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Prayer

Almighty God, father of all mercies, we your unworthy servants give you most humble and hearty thanks for all your goodness and loving-kindness. We bless you for our creation, preservation, and all the blessings of this life; but above all … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Family

O Jesus, our most loving Redeemer, who having come to enlighten the world with Thy teaching and example, didst will to pass the greater part of Thy life in humility and subjection to Mary and Joseph in the poor home … Continue reading

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The Te Deum Prayer

O God, we praise Thee, and acknowledge Thee to be the supreme Lord. Everlasting Father, all the earth worships Thee. All the Angels, the heavens and all angelic powers, All the Cherubim and Seraphim, continuously cry to Thee: Holy, Holy, … Continue reading

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Prayer for Unity

O God the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, our only Savior, the Prince of Peace; Give us grace seriously to lay to heart the great dangers we are in by our unhappy division; take away all hatred and prejudice, … Continue reading

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Finally a dad!

After 41 weeks, God graciously brought to our lives a daughter. O Heavenly Father, I commend my children unto Thee. Be Thou their God and Father; and mercifully supply whatever is wanting in me through frailty or negligence. Strengthen them … Continue reading

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Collect of the Day

O GOD, whose never-failing providence ordereth all things both in heaven and earth; We humbly beseech thee to put away from us all hurtful things, and to give us those things which are profitable for us; through Jesus Christ our … Continue reading

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A Prayer for the Church

O Gracious Father, we humbly beseech thee for thy holy Catholic Church; that thou wouldest be pleased to fill it with all truth, in all peace. Where it is corrupt, purify it; where in any thing it is amiss, reform … Continue reading

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Prayer, St. Catherine of Siena

You, 0 eternal Trinity, are a deep sea into which, the more I enter, the more I find. And the more I find, the more I seek. 0 abyss, 0 eternal Godhead, 0 sea profound, what more could you give … Continue reading

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Prayer, Ascension

Grant, we beseech Thee, almighty God, that we who believe Thine only-begotten Son our Redeemer, to have ascended this day into heaven, may ourselves dwell in spirit amid heavenly things. Roman Missal, 6th-8th Century

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A Prayer, Ablaze with the Fire of your Spirit

O Lord, You have mercy on all, take away from me my sins, and mercifully set me ablaze with the fire of Your Holy Spirit. Take away from me the heart of stone, and give me a human heart, a … Continue reading

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A Prayer of St. Frances De Sales

O my God, I thank you and I praise you for accomplishing your holy and all-lovable will without any regard for mine. With my whole heart, in spite of my heart, do I receive this cross I feared so much! … Continue reading

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A Prayer for the family

O God of goodness and mercy, to Thy fatherly guidance we commend our family, our household and all our belongings. We commit all to Thy love and keeping; do Thou fill this house with Thy blessings even as Thou didst … Continue reading

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Intercession

Blessed are you, Lord Jesus, Savior of the world, for giving your life to save us, by your precious blood we are saved. You promised living waters to those who seek the truth, give us that water to quench our … Continue reading

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A Prayer for the Hearing of the Word

Grant, Almighty God, that as You shine on us by Your word, we may not be blind at midnight, nor wilfully seek darkness, and thus lull our minds asleep: but may we be roused daily by Your words, and may … Continue reading

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