In these challenging times, is anxiety, stress, or fear holding you hostage and keeping you from rest? Do you feel burdens pressing in that seem too heavy to bear? When stressful thoughts pull you in the wrong direction, and you’re struggling to find balance, the following prayer might express your thoughts and help you find relief and freedom:
If you’re wondering what to ask or pray for at Christmas, here are three things you can always add with confidence to the top of your list:
If we can believe and activate these truths about God, they will change us inside and out.
Even as we’re attempting to make life count, to make a difference, or to move forward in new ways in this new year, we will still face challenges that can seem insurmountable. If that happens, remember you are not alone. In those moments, when you feel alone, I pray these words will encourage you.
How can we pray for our enemies? Perhaps one of the hardest commands Jesus gives to us as His disciples is to bless, love, and pray for those who mistreat us or who want to harm us. In ourselves, we can’t. But through the power of God’s Spirit working through us, all things are possible. Through Jesus, we can pray for our enemies. Here’s one way you might pray: