Monday, 30 October 2006

One-Liner Prayers from the Bible on a Monday

My reading of late has generated these one-liner prayers.
So is the one who lays up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God. (Luke 12.21, ESV)
Lord, may the way I live my life be rich toward You.
So we built the wall. And all the wall was joined together to half its height, for the people had a mind to work. (Neh 4.6, ESV)
Lord, give us a mind to work for You.
And he arose and left the synagogue and entered Simon's house. Now Simon's mother-in-law was ill with a high fever, and they appealed to him on her behalf. (Luke 4.38, ESV)
Lord, we appeal to you on behalf of...
And all the crowd sought to touch him, for power came out from him and healed them all. (Luke 6.19, ESV)
Lord, may Your power come out from You and heal...
And a voice came out of the cloud, saying, “This is my Son, my Chosen One; listen to him! (Luke 9.35, ESV)
Lord Jesus, You are the Chosen One, help us to listen to You.