Prayer

Father

How kind the LORD is! How good he is! So merciful, this God of ours! (Psalm 116:5; NLT).

Don’t you see how wonderfully kind, tolerant, and patient God is with you? (Romans 2:4; NLT).

“…your Father in heaven is perfect” (Matthew 5:48; NLT).


Father,
You’re so bright
That I can’t look at you,

So fiery
That I can’t approach you,

So close
That I can’t hide from you,

So kindly
That I can’t help thanking you,

So patient
That I can’t help praising you,

So faithful
That I can’t help trusting you,

And so perfect
That I can’t help loving you.

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Prayer

Unworthy

Unworthy

But the tax collector stood at a distance. He would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast and said, “God have mercy on me, a sinner”
(Luke 18:13; NIV).

The LORD your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing (Zephaniah 3:17; NIV).

He does not deal with us according to our sins, nor repay us according to our iniquities (Psalm 103:10; NRSV).

But when the kindness and love of God our Saviour appeared, he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy
(Titus 3:4-5; NIV).

 

Father,
I am a sinner –
Not worthy
To love you,
Pray to you,
Or approach you.

Yet you invite me
To join you,
Welcoming me
With open arms –
Not a word
Of reproach.

How merciful
And kind you are,
My Lord
And my God!

 

 

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