Prayer, solitude, silence, stillness, darkness, contemplation, prayer,

Spend time alone

Spend time alone
To seek God’s holy presence;

Be silent   
As you listen for his voice.  

With eyes closed
You may see his dazzling glory;

And in stillness
You may join his sacred dance. 

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References

He [Jesus] left in a boat to a remote area to be alone (Matthew 14:13; NLT).

Be silent before the Sovereign Lord (Zephaniah 1:7; NIV).

God shines in glorious radiance (Psalm 50:2; NLT).

 Golden splendour comes from the mountain of God. He is clothed in dazzling splendour (Job 37:22; NLT).

Be still before the Lord (Psalm 37:7; NIV).

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Hide and seek

Clouds and thick darkness surround him (Psalm 97:2; NIV).

The Lord your God is a consuming fire (Deuteronomy 4:24; NIV).

Let my words fall like rain on tender grass (Deuteronomy 32:2; NLT).

God shines in glorious radiance (Psalm 50:2; NLT).

All your waves and breakers have swept over me (Psalm 42:7; NIV).

The Lord is peace (Judges 6:24; NIV).

Now you comfort me (Isaiah 12:1; NLT).

Before you gave birth to the earth […] you are God (Psalm 90:2; NLT).

 

Lord,
Looking for you
Is like playing
Hide and seek
In darkness,

Or leaping
Into a raging fire,
Or dancing
In gentle rain.

It’s like being dazzled
By the sun,
Or overwhelmed
By waves of love,

Or soothed
By the peace
And comfort
Of your womb.

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God’s power and wisdom

Hello to every reader. Yesterday I started writing this prayer, but I’ve really struggled to express in words what I perceived, so it could still change some more… 

God’s power and wisdom
* His wisdom is profound, his power is vast (Job 9:4; NIV).
* God is light (1 John 1:5; NIV).
* For the LORD your God is a consuming fire (Deuteronomy 4:24; NIV). 
* God is love (1 John 4:16; NIV).
* The LORD is gracious and compassionate (Psalm 145:8; NIV)
* Come near to God and he will come near to you (James 4:8; NIV).

Heavenly Father,
Your power is vast,
Your wisdom, profound.

You are fire –
Towering, inextinguishable,
Blazing in infinite space.

You are light –
Dazzling, unquenchable,
Banishing darkness forever.

You are love –
Unfailing, unconditional,
Reaching out to our cold, dark hearts.

You are near –
Gracious, compassionate,
Ready to forgive,
The moment we repent, 
And turn to you.

 

 

 

 

 

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