Sovereign God of heaven and earth:
You are God, the true and living God,
You are light and love, compassion and power,
You are everywhere and near,
Always present in my life.
You are God, creator of all,
God who leads and opens the way,
God who wins our hardest battle,
Always blessing your humble children.
Over body, heart and soul,
Reign and rule in Kingdom grace,
God of me and Lord of mine,
Let me see in heaven your face.
In Christ the Lord and Savior, I pray, Amen.
Lord God, reign over me, control my heart, guide my steps, protect me from evil, be to me all my good.
Walk among us, be our God and make us your perfect people.
You are no man, you do not lie, nor change your mind. You bless and command us to bless as well. No curse can damage whom you have blessed. You have set us apart for your purpose. Help us to live and fulfill your designs for us.
Let us hear the model you have made for living in Christ and by hearing be ashamed of our sins. Let your pattern draw us to yourself.
Who can survive unless you have willed it? We seek obedience, Lord, we seek to please you, our desire is to do your bidding as our Sovereign.
Lord, the only human government that can be just is one that reflects your truth and wisdom. Many nations, and the world at large, are in turmoil. Wars, protests, violence, oppression, and injustice abound.
On the one hand, O God, we have no solutions, no immediate fixes for such confusion and tumult. Continue reading