My Monday Prayer: A Prayer of Full-Surrender
-Roy Lessin, Meeting in the Meadow
Lord, I surrender all! I surrender all I am and all I hope to be. I release the fight, the conflict, and all that is within me that resists the good, pleasing and perfect will that You desire for me. I ask that You take my life and bury it deep within the fertile soil of Your love—hiding me away in the hidden place, unseen and unknown by the eyes of the world, under the shadow of the Almighty, under the covering of Your wings.
I ask that this day, You will settle it in my heart forever, that I have given You my all and You have received my surrender. Lord, “Take my heart and seal it, seal it for Thy courts above.” Thank You for the full assurance that my life is in Your hands, that my circumstances are under Your control, that my goals are for Your glory, and that my future is in Your keeping.
May the deepest part of my heart discover the deepest part of Yours—moving me away from a self-centered life to a life of love that knows no limits, away from hands that grasp to hands that release and give, away from what will benefit me to what will please You, away from clamor and striving to the peace of Your Kingdom, away from the glitter of lesser lights to the light of Your glory.
Thank You, that I am Yours and You are mine! Thank You for the joy of it, the lightness of it, the freedom of it, the beauty of it, the peace of it, the rightness of it, the communion of it, the wonder of it all.
Scriptures: Romans 12:1-2, John 12:24, Galatians 2:20,
Colossians 3:1-3, Romans 6:1-6, 13, Philippians 3:10-14, Psalm 91:1-2, Nahum
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