By Stephen W. Hiemstra
Be especially near me this morning—blot out my guilt; hide my shame; cover up my sin.
Though I am unworthy, share an intimate moment with me. Remind me of better times.
Grant me a new day in the sunshine of your mercy—a day when I could lose myself in your love and extend your love with abandon to those around me.
Open a bridge over the gaps that separate us—time and holiness and power—that I might spend more time with those around me, might share in your holy affections, might overcome my own weaknesses and bitterness, and turn to you, instead of into my pain, that I may experience godly, redemptive grief.
Through the power of your Holy Spirit and in Jesus’ name, Amen.
Prayer for Presence
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