My Monday Prayer: Prayer of Knowing Jesus
-Roy Lessin, Meeting in the Meadow
Jesus, I want to see You, for no other face can show me the
Father, and no other light can reveal His image. I want to know what it fully
means to have the eyes of my heart opened to behold the beauty of the Lord, and
to be in awe of Your glory. Reveal to me the grace upon Your countenance, the
joy within Your spirit, and the love that moves Your heart toward mine.
Lord, I seek to move closer, to see clearer, and to be drawn
nearer to You–where there are gaps in my understanding of who You are, close
them; where there are blanks, fill them in; where there is a lack of clarity,
bring things into sharper focus.
Jesus, I know that in You there is no lack, for I am complete in You; there is no emptiness, for I am made full in You; there is no fragmentation, for I am made whole in You. Thank You for being the image of God that I can see, the provision of God I can receive, and the light of God that I can follow.
May You find in me a faith that is growing, a trust that is
building, and a love that is deepening day by day. Jesus, I wait upon You, come
to me; I listen for You, speak to me; I look to You, show me; I lean on You, keep
me. I thank You for being the hope of my heart, the joy of my life, and the
reason why I live.
Scriptures: Revelation 4:11, John 1:3, Ephesians 1, Colossians 2:9-10, Hebrews 1, 12:2, Philippians 3:8-13
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