Abba Father, I come before You this morning, giving all glory, honour and praise. I thank You for Who You are and Who You will always be, and for being concerned with every aspect of me; physically, mentally and spiritually. I humbly ask You to forgive me of all sins and create in me a new heart; purified and ready for service.
Today, I choose to walk within the realms of the gifts You have placed in my life. Whatever plan is in my path, I ask that You be my constant shadow. Where I am weak, Mighty God, I pray that You are strong. Where I doubt, give me direction. I pray, today, I will feel Your presence, like never before. King David prayed with surety and said, though he walked through the valley of the shadow of death, he would fear no evil. Help me to learn from his prayers, Your Word, as it has been written to assist us all to live a life pleasing to You. Help me to take his words and apply it to my life. Death can arrive at anytime but I know this can either be a physical or spiritual death. Your Word tells me to die every day. Knowing this, I come before You, dying to sin but standing, breathing and existing within You. No matter what the circumstance, condition or situation, I lift my focus and ask that I be given strength to lead a life pleasing to You. I can do all things via my Lord Jesus Christ Who strengthens me, but only by Your help. As I start this day, rebuild my strength; rebuild my faith; and rebuild me. You made me, so I trust in You and You alone.
6 Behold, You desire truth in the innermost being, and in the hidden part [of my heart] You will make me know wisdom.
7 Purify me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.Psalm 51:6-7 (AMP)
Even so, consider yourselves to be dead to sin [and your relationship to it broken], but alive to God [in unbroken fellowship with Him] in Christ Jesus.Romans 6:11 (AMP)
I have been crucified with Christ [that is, in Him I have shared His crucifixion]; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body I live by faith [by adhering to, relying on, and completely trusting] in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.Galatians 2:20 (AMP)
And as for [the rest of] you, believers, do not grow tired or lose heart in doing good [but continue doing what is right without weakening].2 Thessalonians 3:13 (AMP)
11 For the time being no discipline brings joy, but seems sad and painful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness [right standing with God and a lifestyle and attitude that seeks conformity to God’s will and purpose].
12 So then, strengthen hands that are weak and knees that tremble.
13 Cut through and make smooth, straight paths for your feet [that are safe and go in the right direction], so that the leg which is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather may be healed.Hebrews 12:11-13 (AMP)
20 Now may the God of peace [Who is the Author and the Giver of peace], Who brought again from among the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, by the blood [that sealed, ratified] the everlasting agreement (covenant, testament),
21 Strengthen (complete, perfect) and make you what you ought to be and equip you with everything good that you may carry out His will; [while He Himself] works in you and accomplishes that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ (the Messiah); to Whom be the glory forever and ever (to the ages of the ages).
Amen (So be it)Hebrews 13:20-21 (AMPC)