Prayer for Authors

Almighty father, Author of our Faith, Spirit of Truth,

All glory and honor are yours, Lord,

for you have shown us who you are:

“a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness” (Exod 34:6 ESV)

and taught us all things, as the Psalmist writes:

“Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long.” (Ps 25:5 ESV)

We confess, however, that we are slow learners and none are righteous before you (Ps 143:2).

But we rejoice and give thanks for the salvation that is ours through faith in Jesus Christ and confession of sin (Rom 10:10).

As the Author of our Faith (Heb 12:2 KJV) and the Spirit of Truth (John 15:13),

we ask for your guidance as we write that we might bear your image (Gen 1:27) brightly, boldly, and truthfully

each and every day.

In the power of your Holy Spirit, guard our hearts and minds as you guide our hands.

Through Jesus Christ, Amen

 

 

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