Daily Prayer: Year 2, Day 279

From Handbook to Prayer

Affirmation

I have not yet come to the resting place and the inheritance the Lord my God is giving me. (Deuteronomy 12:9)

The steps of a man are ordered by the Lord,
And He will delight in his way;
Though he stumbles, he will not be cast down,
For the Lord upholds him with His hand. (Psalm 37:23–24)

I have made the Lord, my refuge,
Even the Most High, my habitation. (Psalm 91:9)

Pause to reflect upon these biblical affirmations.

Thanksgiving

You have given me life and shown me favor,
And Your care has preserved my spirit. (Job 10:12)

My shield is God Most High,
Who saves the upright in heart. (Psalm 7:10)

I will be glad and rejoice in Your love,
For You saw my affliction
And have known the anguish of my soul. (Psalm 31:7)

Pause to offer your own expressions of thanksgiving.

Closing Prayer

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that is incorruptible and undefiled and unfading, reserved in heaven for us. (1 Peter 1:3–4) 

The God of all grace, who called me to His eternal glory in Christ, after I have suffered a little while, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen, and establish me. To Him be the glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen. (1 Peter 5:10–11)