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Pastoral Prayer: Against Sin

It is a good day when you give us a glimpse into ourselves Sin is our greatest evil, but you are our greatest good Each of us has cause to loathe ourselves, to not seek self-honour, because when we look at ourselves, by ourselves, we realize that we are glorying in rubbish. Our country, our families, our church are worse […]

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Pastoral Prayer: Inspire Us to Worship

You are the life-giving God. Inspire us and give us the energy to call upon Your name, for our minds are not enough to understand, our thoughts are wayward and we are easily distracted. We love the world too much and within our heart is still the struggle with unbelief and doubt. It is only by Your Holy Spirit that […]

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Pastoral Prayer: God’s Anger at Sin

“Lord, you have been out dwelling place throughout all generations. Before the mountains were born or you brought forth the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting, you are God.” (Psalm 90:1-2) Life and death are in your hands, Lord. Thank you for your long-suffering patience, because we know that when you become angry, people are consumed and terrified.

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Pastoral Prayer: God is Better

How lovely is the place where you dwell, O Lord Almighty. Wherever you are, we want to be. Our souls, from the very depths of our beings, yearn for you. We have no strength without you. We want to be in your presence and among your people. Our hearts cry out. Our flesh cries out.

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Pastoral Prayer: Revival

Hear us, O Shepherd, You who lead your people like a flock. You who sit enthroned between the cherubim, shine forth! Let your light shine in the darkest of places and before all who prefer the darkness.           Awaken your might; and come and save us. Restore us, O God; make your face shine upon us that we may be […]

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Pastoral Prayer: Of Commitment

We shout for joy to You, God, joining the praises of all believers across the earth. We sing to the glory of Your name! We give to You our praise! How awesome are Your deeds, O God! We are in awe of Your power. So great is Your power that Your enemies cringe before You. The whole earth worships You […]

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Pastoral Prayer: Love

Invocation “Lord God, with confidence we draw near to Your throne of Grace, that we might receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.” (Hebrews 4:16) “We are yours, as you have said, O Lord of Hosts, and you have made us your treasured possession and have spared us.” (Malachi 3:17) Confession Lord, in your word you […]

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A Prayer for Confessing Hypocrisy

After being challenged by the elders to study and pray about Pastoral Prayers I have decided to write and give a new prayer each week during the church service. I’ve thought a lot about posting them here and have decided to do so in hopes that people will experience a new way to pray and be encouraged through them. Feel […]