All posts tagged: Prayers

A Prayer To Overcome Temptation

God has called us to be in the world, not of it, but we’d all be lying if we said that was an easy task. Sin is constantly pulling at us, mocking us, tempting us to forget everything that we know about God. And, temptations can come in a variety of ways. These days as a stay-at-home mom I find myself being tempted to complain or fall into self-loathing, comparing myself to other moms. On this side of heaven, temptation will always be a part of the human experience. And, the only way to combat it is to search the scriptures and pray God’s word. If you find yourself struggling with the temptations of life pray this prayer with me: PRAYER God, I am facing temptation right now. Please make clear the way of escape that you have provided for me so that I will be equipped to overcome it. Lord, this temptation is trying to overtake me but I know that you are faithful so you will never allow me to be tempted beyond …

A Prayer For Discipline

Maintaining discipline has never come easy to me. Timeliness and schedules are like a thorn in my side! I’ve always considered myself a free spirit, and these things feel more like a burden than something that is beneficial to me. But as I’ve matured, I’ve grown to see how much living a disciplined life is so crucial to your success. And, especially after becoming a mother, I’ve realized more than ever how living an undisciplined life can negatively affect my family. My children need and thrive off of schedules and routines, so I knew I needed to make some major changes!  I still find myself falling short daily but my prayer is that I continue to seek God in His wisdom as he empowers me to live a more disciplined life. If you are like me and find yourself struggling with self-discipline pray this prayer with me so that God will help you in this area of your life: PRAYER Lord, your word tells me that for the moment all discipline seems painful rather than …