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Praying for God to empower the church

Kneeling before the Father – from Whom every family in heaven and earth has its true Family Name – let's pray for God’s great glory to give us the power to be strengthened in our spirit through the Holy Spirit. Let's pray for Christ to quicken our hearts with faith, so our lives will be built on unshakable love. And pray for all of God’s people to be fortified by Christ’s love, so we can see how wide, how long, how high, how deep His Fortress of Love really is. For Christ’s love is greater than anything we can know! And His love fills us with God. Now to Him Who Is Able to do far more than we can ask or imagine, let's let His power be at work in us, the Body of Christ, and may we, as one church, bring glory to God for ever and ever. Ephesians 3:14-21 prayer-a-phrased by Mary Harwell Sayler , ©2017, using scripture from various translations on Bible Gateway . …

God prays for us and our prayers

“The Lord invites us: “Sing with joy for the peoples of Jacob. Be a cheerleader for your nation! “Raise your voice with praise and call: ‘The Lord has saved the people of God, those in Israel.’ “For I will bring back My people from the north and gather them from everywhere on earth. “The blind and disabled, expectant women and those in labor. A great crowd will return. “With joyful tears they will come, and as they pray, I will bring them back. “I will lead them by quiet streams and along smooth paths where they will not stumble. “I will be your Father, O My people, and Israel will be my oldest child,” Jeremiah 31:7-9. Question: In what ways do the prayers in the books of the prophets show God’s prayers for us and the Family of God? Personal Prayer: Dear Lord, we praise and thank You for Your faithfulness as the One True Holy and Perfect Father Who does not give up on His children! Thank You, Father, for bringing u