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Be holy

You must be holy, because I, the Lord, am holy (Leviticus 20:26; NLT).

Even before he made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in his eyes (Ephesians 1:4; NLT).

Keep on seeking, and you will find (Matthew 7:7; NLT).

Use your whole body as an instrument to do what is right for the glory of God (Romans 6:13; NLT).

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Lord,
May my flesh be holy,
So I can seek you today.

May my mind be holy,
So I can hear you today.

May my heart be holy,
So I can love you today.

May my soul be holy,
So I can find you today.

May my life be holy,
So I can serve you today.

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May I become holy

You must be holy, because I, the Lord, am holy (Leviticus 20:26; NLT).

Even before he made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in his eyes (Ephesians 1:4; NLT).

Use your whole body as an instrument to do what is right for the glory of God (Romans 6:13; NLT).

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Lord,
May I become holy,
As I seek you today.

May my mind become holy,
As I hear you today.

May my heart become holy,
As I love you today.

May my soul become holy,
As I praise you today.

May my life become holy,
As I serve you today.

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To hate you

Truly, I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me […] Truly, I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me (Matthew 25:40; 45; NIV).

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To hate you
Is the same
As hating others, Lord;

To shun them
Is the same
As shunning you.

To love you
Is the same
As loving others, Lord;

To serve them
Is the same
As serving you.

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God within

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18; NIV).

Love him and serve him with all your heart and soul (Deuteronomy 10:12; NLT).

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God within,
Free from sin,
May I pray
Throughout today.

God without,
Free from doubt,
May I rejoice
And lift my voice.

God so near,
Free from fear,
May I thank you
And love you, too.

God beside,
Free from pride,
May I serve you
In all I do.

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I live for you

Jesus replied, “All who love me will do what I say. My Father will love them, and we will come and make our home with each of them” (John 14:23; NLT).

There is one Lord […] who is over all and in all and living through all (Ephesians 4:5-6; NLT).

Whoever is united with the Lord is one with him in spirit (1 Corinthians 6:17).

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Lord God,
I live for you,
And you for me.

Lord God,
I dwell in you,
And you in me.

Lord God,
I pray through you,
And you through me.

Lord God,
I rest in you,
And you in me.

Lord God,
I serve through you,
And you through me.

Lord God,
I’m one with you,
And you with me.

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At one

I pray that they will all be one, just as you and I are one – as you are in me, Father, and I am in you. And may they be in us so that the world will believe you sent me (John 17:21; NLT).

 

Lord,
To be at one with you,
And with all people:
That’s what I seek.

To love you,
And to love all people:
That’s what I seek.

To serve you,
And to serve all people:
That’s what I seek.

Please help me, Lord,
Through Jesus’ name,
Amen.

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To love you

Love the Lord your God (Mark 12:30; NLT).

Love your neighbour as yourself (Mark 12:31; NLT).

Show love to foreigners (Deuteronomy 10:19; NLT).

Love your enemies! (Matthew 5:44; NLT).

I pray that they will all be one, just as you and I are one – as you are in me, Father, and I am in you (John 17:21; NLT).

 

Lord,
To love you
Is to love all people;
And to love all people
Is to love you.

To serve you
Is to serve all people;
And to serve all people
Is to serve you.

To be one with you
Is to be one with all people;
And to be one with all people
Is to be one with you.

 

 

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