25 Christmas Prayers – Day 17

This is the 17th in a series of daily Christmas blogs: 25 Christmas Prayers celebrating the names of our precious Lord. Featured today is Elohim, the Creator. I hope these simple prayer blogs will enrich your Christmas season and draw you close to the One who is the true reason for Christmas. (I’ll be returning to my regular, weekly posts after Christmas).

http://www.rebeccabarlowjordan.com/25-christmas-prayers-day-17Day 17 – Elohim, The Creator

Lord, our thoughts are often filled with the ugliness of the world. But it was not You who erased the beauty.

As our Elohim, You are the Creator of everything. You splashed the parched ground with paint drops of color. You nestled Your creatures safely together like clustered jewels and carved out a home for each one. Every day is a personalized tapestry of love from You to Your children.

We See Your Creator Hand at Work

From the beginning, You planted Your beauty in our hearts so we could see life through Your eyes. From the splendor of mountain majesty to the simplicity of desert plain, we see Your hand at work, Lord—a heavenly original. All Your creatures show the uniqueness of Your glory, the pride of Your creations, and the tenderness of Your love.

As Creator, You Restore Our Worth through Jesus

ln its attempts to erode the beauty of Your creation, sin has left deep, pocketed scars. Yet through Jesus, You restore the worth of every man and woman who accepts You as Lord.

We Celebrate You, Elohim, Our Creator

And while earth’s beauty may be fading, You are preparing an eternal place of magnificent beauty where eyes have never seen, and no pen could ever describe. For that, we can’t wait!

This Christmas we celebrate You, Lord, as Elohim, The Creator. You’ve designed a special place for each of us to fit in Your plan. Renew that purpose and plan for us this Christmas. May our lifetime purpose always be to give You glory and praise!

The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. Isaiah 40:28 NIV

What About You?

What is your favorite part of creation? What do you admire most that Elohim, The Creator, made? I’d love for you to share.

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    3 Responses to “25 Christmas Prayers – Day 17”

    1. JASON FROM BORONIA VICTORIA AUSTRALIA on December 17th, 2010 10:38 pm

      Rebecca
      I hope and Pray That yiou and your family hav a Blessed Christmas and a peacfull 2011.
      God Bless
      Jason

    2. Janet McHenry on December 20th, 2010 3:42 pm

      Thank you, Rebecca! These are lovely. Thanks for the daily reminders of the greatness of our God!
      Love,
      J

    3. Rebecca on December 20th, 2010 7:42 pm

      My pleasure…for His pleasure, Janet! They are reminders for me, too!

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