Prayers

We Praise You, O God

August 04, 2020

We praise you, O God; we acclaim you as Lord; all creation worships you, the Father everlasting. To you all angels, all the powers of heaven, the cherubim and seraphim, sing in endless praise: Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God of power and might, heaven and earth are full of your glory.

A Lament for a Troubled Nation

June 17, 2020

Our God and our Father, we look at our world and cry out, how long, O Lord? How long will sin and wickedness and injustice and suffering seem to win? We call out to you because you alone are our help. We have no other Helper. We have no other Savior. You are the God who made the heavens and the earth. You are the God who redeemed us through your Son Jesus Christ. Hear us O God, as we pray right now.

Our Great God, Your Steadfast Love Endures Forever

May 17, 2020

Our great God, we come before you this morning in the name of Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. We praise you because your steadfast love endures forever. You are the God of gods and the Lord of lords. There is no one in heaven or on earth who compares to you.

Our Gracious God and Heavenly Father

May 11, 2020

Our gracious God and heavenly Father, we come before you this morning to give you praise. We praise you as the God of all grace. You are merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin.

Great are You, O Lord, and Greatly to be Praised

April 26, 2020

A pastoral prayer using the ACTS model. ACTS is an acrostic in which each letter stands for an important element of prayer: Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving, Supplication.

Our Father in Heaven, Majestic is Your Name!

April 19, 2020

A pastoral prayer that uses the Lord's Prayer as its structure and expands on each petition. I composed it using ideas from A Way to Pray by Matthew Henry and Leading in Prayer: A Workbook for Worship by Hughes Oliphant Old.