Thanksgiving for Healing

Lord Jesus Christ, you are the great physician of body and soul.We give you thanks and praise for your gifts of healing for __________.Help him/her continue on the path of healing,that he/she may rejoice in you,continue in a life of love and service,and let his/her light shine to bring glory to you;you live and reign, … Continue reading Thanksgiving for Healing

You Have Given Your Beloved Son to Be Our Shepherd

Lord God, heavenly Father, in your fatherly goodness you have been mindful of us poor, miserable sinners and have given your beloved Son to be our Shepherd, not only to nourish us by his Word but also to defend us from sin, death and the devil. Pour out your Holy Spirit on us so that … Continue reading You Have Given Your Beloved Son to Be Our Shepherd

Give Us Faith to Overcome Our Weakness

Lord God, heavenly Father, in your special love and mercy you gave us your Son who became truly human and died on the cross for us. Pour your Holy Spirit into our hearts that we may put all our trust in him, just as the Centurion believed that Christ would help his sick servant, may … Continue reading Give Us Faith to Overcome Our Weakness

Give Us Highest Comfort in Your Grace

Lord God, heavenly Father, in your fatherly grace you did not spare you only Son but gave him up to death on the cross. Pour your Holy Spirit into our hearts that we may find our highest comfort in your grace. Protect us from temptations to sin more, and help us patiently bear whatever hardships … Continue reading Give Us Highest Comfort in Your Grace

Give Us Comfort that We Will Never See Death

Lord God, heavenly Father, your dear Son, our Redeemer Christ Jesus said, ‘Whoever remains in my word will never see death.’ Pour out your Holy Spirit into our hearts that your Son’s Word may come to us and that we may hear it, hold it, and commit ourselves to it with our whole heart,and in … Continue reading Give Us Comfort that We Will Never See Death

Forgiveness of Sins, Righteousness and Eternal Life

Almighty and eternal God, by your Son you promised us the forgiveness of sins, righteousness and eternal life. By your Holy Spirit lead and awaken our hearts that we daily pray for help in all afflictions, seek to be near him, and believing the promise of his Word, obtain what we pray for, and at … Continue reading Forgiveness of Sins, Righteousness and Eternal Life

You Generously Give Us Our Daily Bread

Lord God, heavenly Father, you generously give us your blessing and our daily bread. Preserve us from greed and awaken our hearts that we willingly share your blessed gifts with our neighbors in need. Make us faithful stewards of your gifts and be gracious to us when our time of stewardship is done and we … Continue reading You Generously Give Us Our Daily Bread

Forgive Us, Cleanse Our Hearts, that We May Love Your Word

Lord God, heavenly Father, we confess that we are poor, wretched sinners and that there is no good in us, since our hearts, flesh and blood are so corrupted by sinthat we can never be without sinful desire in this life. Therefore dear Father, forgive us these sins and let your Holy Spirit cleanse our … Continue reading Forgive Us, Cleanse Our Hearts, that We May Love Your Word

Forgive Us Our Sins, that We May Praise and Glorify You

Jesus Christ, Son of the living God, you gave us your holy Word and have generously provided for all our bodily needs. We are unworthy of all these mercies and have rather deserved punishment. But forgive us our sins as you forgave Peter, and prosper and bless us in our different callings that by your … Continue reading Forgive Us Our Sins, that We May Praise and Glorify You

Give Us Confidence in Your Mercy, and Teach Us to Be Merciful

Lord God, heavenly Father, you are merciful and through Christ you promised us that you will neither judge nor condemn us,but graciously forgive us all our sins and abundantly provide for all our needs of body and soul. By your Holy Spirit establish in our hearts a confident faith in your mercy and teach us … Continue reading Give Us Confidence in Your Mercy, and Teach Us to Be Merciful