Prayer of the Week

Spirit Fed, Spirit Led

July 14, 2024

Focus

Stand in Truth

Prayer

Holy Spirit, give me the courage to stand firm in Your truth, proclaiming Your word boldly and living out my calling with faithfulness.

“For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love, and of self-discipline.”

2 Timothy 1:7

July 7, 2024

Focus

Rely on God’s Strength

Prayer

Holy Spirit, give me the courage to trust in Your power, knowing that You equip me for every task You set before me.

“I can do all this through Him who gives me strength.”

Philippians 4:13

June 30, 2024

Focus

The Power of Faith

Prayer

Holy Spirit, give me faith to believe in Your power to heal and restore.

“Everything is possible for one who believes.”

Mark 9:23b

June 23, 2024

Focus

Trust in God

Prayer

Holy Spirit, I pray for the strength to trust You completely, even in the midst of life’s storms. You have the power to bring peace to my troubled heart.

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.

Psalm 56:3

June 16, 2024

Focus

Father Knows Best

Prayer

Lord, give me the faith to rely on Your wisdom rather than my own understanding.

Therefore, we are always confident … We live by faith, not by sight.

2 Corinthians 5:6-7

June 9, 2024

Focus

God’s Pursuit of Us

Prayer

Oh Lord, Thank You for never giving up on me. Thank You for Your patience, Your love, and Your willingness to seek me out, no matter how far we stray.

“But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”

Romans 5:8

June 2, 2024

Focus

The Importance of Intentional Rest in God

Prayer

Oh Lord, Help me to prioritize taking time for intentional rest in You, recognizing its importance for my physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

Jesus said, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

Matthew 11:28

May 26, 2024

Focus

The Trinity: The Father who creates us; The Son who saves us; The Holy Spirit who encourages us.

Prayer

Lord, reveal Your love to us through The Holy Trinity.

Jesus said, “When the Holy Spirit comes, whom I will send to you from the Father … He will testify about me.”

John 15:26

May 19, 2024

Focus

Great things the Holy Spirit can do…

Prayer

Holy Spirit, open my eyes and heart for what you will do through me today!

“… you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses … to the ends of the earth.”

Acts 1:8

May 12, 2024

Focus

United in faith, United in Prayer

Prayer

Lord, help us to approach You each day in confidence.

“In the morning, Lord, You hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before You and wait in expectation.”

Psalm 5:3

May 5, 2024

Focus

Take Action

Prayer

Holy Spirit, open my eyes to see those who need my care.

“My command is this, love each other as I have loved you.”

John 15:12

April 28, 2024

Focus

Remain in Me

Prayer

Holy Spirit, give me the desire to remain in Your word daily.”

“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit…”

John 15:5

April 21, 2024

Focus

Be a Blessing Machine

Prayer

Holy Spirit, create a desire within me to be Your blessing machine to others.

“The Lord said to Abram, … I will bless you; … and you will be a blessing.”

Genesis 12:1-2

April 14, 2024

Focus

Just plant seeds!

Prayer

Holy Spirit, give me the courage to share Gospel seeds.

Paul wrote, “I planted the seed … but God made it grow!”

1 Cor. 3:6

April 7, 2024

Focus

Walk in the Light

Prayer

Holy Spirit, light my daily path to show me Your ways.

“Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.”

Psalm 119:105 (KJV)

March 31, 2024

Focus

This is the Feast

Prayer

Holy Spirit, lead me to joyfully anticipate the Heavenly feast.

“Blessed is the one who will eat at the feast in the Kingdom of God.”

Luke 14:15

March 24, 2024

Focus

The obedient love of Christ

Prayer

Lord, help us to feel the weight of Your love by which You chose to suffer and die for the world.

“(Jesus) humbled himself and became obedient to death – even death on a cross.”

Philippians 2:8b

March 17, 2024

Focus

Power of the Word

Prayer

Holy Spirit, lead me into an increasing love for Your word.

“For the Word of God is alive and active…”

Hebrews 4:12

March 10, 2024

Focus

My Hope Restored

Prayer

Holy Spirit, change my hopelessness into hope restored through Jesus.

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

Romans 15:13

March 3, 2024

Focus

Wisdom of God

Prayer

God help me by your Holy Spirit to be a fool for You.

“For the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom…”

1 Corinthians 1:25a

February 25, 2024

Focus

Child of God

Prayer

Holy Spirit, lead me to walk as a child of God.

“For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.”

Romans 8:14

February 18, 2024

Focus

Trust and Faithfulness

Prayer

Holy Spirit, strengthen my faith in the middle of trials. Teach me to trust You.

“Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.”

James 1:12

February 11, 2024

Focus

Transform my Heart

Prayer

Holy Spirit, transform my heart so that it shows in my face.

“…And I will give you a new heart and a new spirit …”

Ezekiel 36:26

February 4, 2024

Focus

Renew Me Oh God

Prayer

God, show us your awesome power.

“… but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength …”

Isaiah 40:31

January 28, 2024

Focus

Spiritual warfare is all around us.

Prayer

Holy Spirit , drive us into Your word when Satan strikes.

“Put on the whole armor of God.”

Ephesians 6:11-12

January 21, 2024

Focus

God’s Divine Mercy and our Human Response

Prayer

Lord, teach us to recognize Your mercy in our lives every day

“See the three readings in today’s bulletin for reflection”

Jonah 3:1-5 Jonah 3:10 Psalm 63: 1-5 Mark 1:14-20

January 14, 2024

Focus

Prayer

Lord, give me the desire to regularly turn to your word with a listening heart.

“Speak Lord your servant is Listening.“

1 Samuel 3:9-10

January 7, 2024

Focus

On Sunday, Pastor challenged each one of us to pray daily for our church, Our Savior Lutheran. He even gave us the prayer to pray: Pray for God to reveal Himself to us as a church. Let us pray this prayer, believing God will do it, and watching for His answers.