Guidance Prayer

Stephen W. Hiemstra, First Car, 1975

By Stephen W. Hiemstra

Merciful Father,

To you be the glory loving father for you illumine our path and peer beyond ever bend protecting us from unseen black-ice and pot holes and inebriated devils that threaten our very existence.

Forgive our habit of taking your provision for granted and acting as if we are in control.

Thank you for blessings beyond measure, the things and people we take for granted, and the luxury of being your people in a prosperous land.

In the power of your Holy Spirit, grant us eyes that see, ears that hear, and an abiding faith that our foot-steps would remain secure in a volatile time and place.

In Jesus’ precious name, Amen.

Guidance Prayer

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Prayer for Healthy Limits

Fence
Photo by Stephen W. Hiemstra

By Stephen W. Hiemstra

Merciful father,

May your praise be ever on my lips and may I honor you in all that I do.

I confess that I have frequently honored you with my lips and not honored you in my actions. Forgive me that I may live into the example of Jesus Christ and listen more keenly to your Holy Spirit’s guidance.

Thank you for the many blessings of this life and for the limits that you have set for us in your law and in fulfilling it in our attitudes and actions under Gospel.

In the power of your Holy Spirit,

be especially near to me when I am most vulnerable to temptation and cherish private sins that threaten my life and the lives of those around me. Set boundaries and remind me of them that I may live in your grace and be a witness of it to those around me.

In Jesus’ precious name, Amen.

Prayer for Healthy Limits

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Doldrums Prayer for Strength and Guidance

Doldrums, Sand Dune in Ocean City, MarylandBy Stephen W. Hiemstra

Almighty Father, Beloved Son, Holy Spirit,

Remain especially near to me in the doldrums of life,

when the wind is not in my sails and

the sea remains placid and listless, devoid of life.

Let me not sin out of boredom,

let me not wander into danger for lack of direction, energy, or anxiety.

Give me a fishman’s sense of when to cut bait and when to go fishing.

Let me innovate when stuck in the middle of a transition,

when the good old days have passed and

the future remains uncertain.

Teach me to number my days aright that I might a heart of wisdom. (Ps 90:12)

That I might live into my baptism each and every day.

In Jesus’ name, Amen

Doldrums Prayer for Strength and Guidance

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Summer Prayer

A Place for Authoritative Prayer 

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