My Monday Prayer: A Prayer of Freedom
-Roy Lessin, Meeting in the Meadow
The Lord who made you and helps you says: Do not be
afraid, O Jacob, My servant, O dear Israel, My chosen one. For I will
pour out water to quench your thirst and to irrigate your parched fields. And I
will pour out My Spirit on your descendants, and my blessing on your children.
They will thrive like watered grass, like willows on a riverbank.
Isaiah 44:2-4 NLT
My Father, what a wonderful God You are. My children (and I) are handmade
by You. You are our designer. You are our helper and keeper. I ask that we will never doubt, question, or wonder who we are, where we came from,
or where we are going.
May we live free of fear—safe from its bondage, kept from its
paralyzing grip, protected from everything that would terrify and hinder us from experiencing all that You have for us. May our hearts be full of
expectancy and assurance, knowing that You have set us free.
Pour out upon each of us Your abundant mercies, Your abundant
grace, Your abundant goodness, Your abundant blessings, Your abundant love. May we always drink from Your fountain of joy; wash in the river of Your mercies;
be touched by Your refreshing rains. Quench our thirsty souls, water the
garden of our hearts, keep our spirits in Your healing streams. Cause us to thrive, flourish, and prosper in life and in our relationship with You.
©2021 Roy Lessin, Meeting in the Meadow. Photo by Marina Bromley, used with permission. All rights reserved.
This originally appeared in Roy Lessin's book, Prayers of Promise. It has been adapted for use here.
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