Prayers

We Can Pray for Our Wife Today

By Ronnie W. Rogers / May 22, 2017 / Comments Off on We Can Pray for Our Wife Today

Father forgive me for not loving the mate that you gave me as she so needs and deserves. Oh God, what grace for you to have given her to me. She has now for these many days walked the walk of faith with me. She has encouraged me beyond measure, made laughter my friend, reared…

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A Prayer to Disesteem Me

By Ronnie W. Rogers / March 13, 2017 / Comments Off on A Prayer to Disesteem Me

I pray with John, “Oh that I might decrease that you might increase” (John 3:30). Let every compliment that I am paid because of my teaching, ministering, or helping people spiritually be immediately directed toward You, the rightful recipient. Let me not see myself as my friends or enemies see me, but only as you…

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A Prayer to Love as God Loves

By Ronnie W. Rogers / January 30, 2017 / Comments Off on A Prayer to Love as God Loves

By Your grace that has so radically and eternally changed me and Your Holy Spirit within me, the cry of my regenerated heart through the otherwise impervious layers of sin and selfishness is that my inner man wants to love, and love like You love me the most unfathomable thought I could ever have. Oh…

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Praying against Bitterness

By Ronnie W. Rogers / November 28, 2016 / Comments Off on Praying against Bitterness

Oh Lord please, I beseech you, guard my heart, and mind. Guard them from pondering ingratitude, betrayals, arrogant religious talk, and others self-righteousness lest I become what you loathe. For to ponder such can only lead to dying from within as the root of bitterness’s fecundity produces growth that chokes the Word in my life…

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A Simple Prayer for Godly Eating When Blessed by Abundance

By Ronnie W. Rogers / October 17, 2016 / Comments Off on A Simple Prayer for Godly Eating When Blessed by Abundance

May I honor You with gratefulness and reject every sinful prompting to chronicle my “woes” as long as the world stands. Lord I pray to be convicted when I complain about a lack of ice while there are children who die daily because of contaminated water. Teach me the godly discipline of silence before I…

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A Simple Prayer for Living in the World but Not of It

By Ronnie W. Rogers / September 26, 2016 / Comments Off on A Simple Prayer for Living in the World but Not of It

Lord, let me touch the things around me, but not cling to them. Let me hold things necessary for physical life, but not own them. Let me have You as the only end and the end to every thought and endeavor. Lord let my joy be divine, coming from You, and be experienced in communion…

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A Husband Who Embraces Death

By Ronnie W. Rogers / September 12, 2016 / Comments Off on A Husband Who Embraces Death

May I be the husband of the Scripture. I know all too well that these are tritely impious words if I shun death. For I shall never love as Christ loved me, nurture as Christ has nurtured me, protect as Christ has protected me, or bless and edify as Christ has edified me unless I…

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