Prayer for Wednesday

Heavenly Father,

We come before You on this Wednesday with humble hearts, full of gratitude for all that You have done for us. We praise and honor You for Your unending love and grace. We thank You for Your many blessings, for the gift of life, for the beauty of Your creation, and for the hope that we have in Jesus Christ.

We ask for Your guidance and wisdom as we navigate through this day. Give us the strength and courage to stand firm in our faith, to resist the temptations of the world and the enemy, and to walk in Your will and way. We pray for Your protection over us and our loved ones, for Your provision in all of our needs, and for Your peace to fill our hearts and minds.

We also lift up to You those who are in need of Your touch. We pray for the sick and the suffering, for those who are struggling with various trials and challenges, and for those who are lost and searching for You. We ask for Your healing power to be upon them, for Your comfort to surround them, and for Your hope to fill them.

We also lift up to You the leaders of this nation and the world, that they would seek Your wisdom and guidance as they lead Your people, and to be instruments of peace, justice, and righteousness.

We trust in Your faithfulness and Your goodness, knowing that You are sovereign over all things.

We pray this in the Name of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. Amen

Suggested Bible Readings

Psalm 55:22 ESV

Cast your burden on the Lord,
    and he will sustain you;
he will never permit
    the righteous to be moved.

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Philippians 4:6-7 ESV

do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

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Isaiah 40:31 ESV

but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength;
    they shall mount up with wings like eagles;
they shall run and not be weary;
    they shall walk and not faint.

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Colossians 3:23-24 ESV

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.

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Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV

Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
    and do not lean on your own understanding.
In all your ways acknowledge him,
    and he will make straight your paths.

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