Less of our sin, more of Your love – Lord, this is our prayer. Our sin does us nothing but harm. Your love always does us good – nothing but good. We’re sinners, Lord. Why do You keep on loving us? We don’t know why – but we’re glad that You do! We rejoice in […]Read More Less of our sin, more of Your love – Lord, this is our prayer.
‘Rescue me from my enemies, O Lord’ (Psalm 143:9). When we pray this kind of prayer, may we be concerned about more than our own welfare. May we be concerned about Your glory: ‘For Your Name’s sake, O Lord, preserve my life’ (Psalm 143:11). How, Lord, do You lead us in victory? How are You […]Read More ‘Rescue me from my enemies, O Lord’ (Psalm 143:9).
We thank You, Lord, that ‘Your love endures for ever’. What a great message this is! It’s a message worth repeating – over and over again! Your love is an everlasting love – ‘I have loved you with an everlasting love’ (Jeremiah 31:3). Your love is an unfailing love – ‘My unfailing love for you […]Read More We thank You, Lord, that ‘Your love endures for ever.’
‘Wisdom is sweet to your soul. If you find it, there is a future hope for you’ (Proverbs 24:14). Lord, we read what Your Word says to us about wisdom, and wonder, ” How do we find wisdom?” You tell us to read Your written Word and to seek Your promised blessing: ‘The law of the Lord is […]Read More When, Lord, we ‘ask You’ for ‘wisdom’, help us to remember Your promise: ‘Seek and you will find.’
Lord, You’re calling us to serve You. We’re to serve You in the world. Before we can serve You in the world, there must be this: “ministering in the House of the Lord” (1 Chronicles 26:12). Part of our worship involves the dedication of “gifts for the maintenance of the House of the Lord” (1 […]Read More Help us, Lord, to serve You every day of the week.
‘Praise the Lord’ (Psalm 1-3,19-21). ‘The Lord is good… The Lord is great’ (Psalm 135:3,5). In our worship, Lord, we focus on both Your greatness and Your goodness. You are great in power: ‘Great is our Lord and mighty in power’ (Psalm 147:5). You are also great in love: ‘How great is the love the […]Read More The Lord is great. The Lord is good.
Again and again, Lord, Your blessing comes to us. In Your blessing, we see Your love. Time and time again, we have failed You. When did You ever fail us? – Never! You are completely faithful, entirely trustworthy and absolutely reliable. You keep on loving us. Help us to keep on loving You.Read More Again and again, Lord, Your blessing comes to us.