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Getting grounded in the love of God

I’m asking God to gift us the riches of His glory, so we will be given Inner strength and power through His Spirit, and Christ will live in us through faith. And I pray our roots will spread deeply into His love, so we - and all of God’s children - can begin to glimpse how wide, how long, how high, how deep is His love for us. Then we will know Christ’s love reaches far beyond our understanding and fills us wholly with our Holy God. Mary Harwell Sayler , ©2018, prayer-a-phrased Ephesians 3:16-19 as found in many translations on Bible Gateway .

The Bible calls us to pray

On all occasions at all times with all kinds of requests, pray in the Spirit. Keep alert! Keep on praying and praying for the people of God. And pray also for me that whenever I speak, words may be given as a message from God bravely revealing the mystery of the Gospel to which I am bound to be an ambassador. © 2013, Mary Harwell Sayler , prayer-a-phrase of the Apostle Paul's letter to the Ephesians, chapter 6, verses 18-20 ..

Paul's prayer for us and the church

I (the Apostle Paul) have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all who believe in Him, and so I cannot stop myself from giving thanks for you every time I pray! And, oh, how I pray for God the Father of Glory in our Lord Jesus Christ to give you the Spirit of Wisdom and reveal to you the knowledge you need so your enlightened heart will know and acknowledge the hope to which you are called. Oh, what riches God gives to the people of God! Oh, what vast and endless power we have when we believe in the work of God for God put this power to work in Christ when God raised Him from the dead and seated Him as Truth in heavenly places far above all earthly laws and above all rulers and authorities and powers of every kind – above every name – not only now but in times to come. For God has put all things under the feet of Christ and made Him the head over all things of the church, which is the Body of Christ, full of God, Who