25 Christmas Prayers – Day 22

December 22, 2013

 

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This is the 22nd in a series of daily Christmas blogs: 25 Christmas Prayers celebrating the names of our precious Lord. Featured today is God, the One and Only. I hope these blogs will enrich your Christmas season and draw you close to the One who is the true reason for Christmas. (I’ll return to my regular, weekly blogs after Christmas).

Day 22 – God, The One and Only

Jesus, we experience many kinds of love in our lifetime—love for our parents, our children, our close friends, our mate, and even the unloved and needy. But there is only one love like Yours. Read more

25 Christmas Prayers – Day 15

December 15, 2013

Today is the 15th in a series of daily Christmas blogs: 25 Christmas Prayers celebrating the names of our precious Lord. Featured today is Jehovah-Jireh, The Lord Will Provide. I hope these simple prayer blogs will enrich your Christmas season and draw you closer to the One who is the real reason for Christmas. (I’ll be returning to my regular, weekly posts after Christmas).

http://www.rebeccabarlowjordan.com/25-christmas-prayers-day-15Day 15 – Jehovah-Jireh, The Lord Will Provide

Lord, how foolishly we worry about what we’ll eat, or what we’ll wear. At times we allow the future to loom as a threat and not a joy. Read more

25 Christmas Prayers – Day 14

December 14, 2013

Today is the 14th in a series of daily Christmas blogs: 25 Christmas Prayers celebrating the names of our precious Lord. Featured today is El Roi, The God Who Sees. I hope these simple prayer blogs will enrich your Christmas season and draw you closer 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-14Day 14 – El Roi, The God Who Sees

Lord, our finite minds can’t understand the heartaches of the world–the violence of crime, the illness that steals a loved one, the searing pain of separation and divorce. Yet as our El Roi, You see it all. Read more

25 Christmas Prayers – Day 13

December 13, 2013

Today is the 13th in a series of daily Christmas blogs: 25 Christmas Prayers celebrating the names of our precious Lord. Featured today is El Shaddai, the All-Sufficient One. I hope these simple prayer blogs will enrich your Christmas season and draw you closer 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-13El-Shaddai, The All-Sufficient One – Day 13

Lord, everything our hearts will ever need, we can find in You. You are El-Shaddai, a God who dreams impossible dreams–and accomplishes them through Your believing children. Read more

25 Christmas Prayers – Day 12

December 12, 2013

Today is the 12th in a series of daily Christmas blogs: 25 Prayers for Christmas celebrating the names of our precious Lord. Featured name today is Adonai, the LORD. I hope these simple prayer blogs will enrich your Christmas season and draw you closer 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-12Day 12 – Adonai, the Lord

It’s so easy to call you “Lord,” yet sometimes difficult to follow You in complete obedience. Jesus, some see You only as a man; others call you Savior. But You are also our “Adonai, Lord,” the blessed controller of our lives every day. Read more

25 Christmas Prayers – Day 6

December 6, 2013

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Today is the sixth in a series of daily Christmas blogs: 25 Christmas Prayers, celebrating the names of our precious Lord Jesus. I hope they will enrich your Christmas season and draw you closer to the One who is the true reason for Christmas.

Day 6 – Jesus

Jesus–is there any name sweeter or more precious than Your name?

At Your name, Jesus,

  • Knees bow
  • Arms raise
  • Demons scatter
  • Voices praise
  • Enemies fall
  • Mountains move
  • Miracles happen
  • Winds calm
  • Lives change
  • Hearts melt
  • Love lives
  • Shame dies Read more

25 Christmas Prayers– Day 3

December 3, 2013

Today is the third in a series of daily Christmas blogs: 25 Christmas Prayers, celebrating the names of our precious Lord. Featured today is Everlasting Father. I hope they will enrich your Christmas season and draw you closer to the One who is the truhttp://www.rebeccabarlowjordan.com/christmas-prayers-day-3e reason for Christmas.

Day 3 – Everlasting Father

Lord, what child hasn’t longed for a tender, compassionate father–one who never breaks his promises and one who will never desert his family?

Earthly Father vs. Everlasting Father

But our earthly dads are often limited by their humanness. At times even their best attempts at fathering will appear flawed, and they will occasionally disappoint us. Some surrender in exhaustion and despair at the sheer responsibility. Others keep on loving and serving their families the best way they can, eager to mirror Your character.

But You, Lord, are the Everlasting Father–the One who knows perfectly what we need. With Your great wisdom You give us only what is best. Read more