Lord, it’s Your grace that keeps us walking with You in the way of faith.

Lord, what is it that keeps us walking with You in the way of faith? It’s Your grace – Your amazing grace. Without Your grace, we could not even begin to trust in You. Without Your grace, we cannot keep on trusting You. It’s Your grace that has brought us to faith in Christ. It’s Your grace …

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Lord, the story of our sin is full of sadness – but the story of Your salvation fills us with gladness.

We read, Lord, a story of sin – ‘Woe to the city of oppressors, rebellious and defiled! She has not obeyed His voice. She has not accepted correction. She has not trusted in the Lord. She has not drawn near to her God’ – and a story of salvation – ‘Sing, O Daughter of Zion; …

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Praying Through God’s Word: Zephaniah

ZEPHANIAH1:1-2:7‘The great Day of the Lord is near – near and coming quickly… That Day will be a Day of wrath… I will bring distress upon the people… because they have sinned against the Lord’ (Zephaniah 1:14-17). This, Lord, is Your Word of warning. You’re calling us back to Yourself: ‘Seek the Lord – before …

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It was a valley of dry bones – then, Lord, You changed everything.

It was ‘a valley of dry bones’ (Ezekiel 37:1-2). Then, Lord, You changed everything – ‘I will cause breath to enter you, and you shall live’ (Ezekiel 37:5). What a difference You make! ‘Breathe on me, Breath of God. Fill me with life anew’ (Church Hymnary, 103). What happens, Lord, when Your Spirit breathes new …

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Teach us, Lord, to rejoice in the wonderful grace of Jesus – it’s greater than all our sin.

‘I will look on you with favour’ (Ezekiel 36:9). Through Christ our Saviour, You, Lord, look upon us with favour. Teach us to rejoice in the ‘wonderful grace of Jesus.’ It is ‘greater than all our sin.’ It ‘reaches us.’ We thank You, Lord, for Your wonderful grace: ‘Let me introduce you to a friend …

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