Daily prayer for dating couples
Forgive us, O Lord, where we have sinned and fallen short of your glory. My plea is not that you use my words, but that you have Jesus' priorities and that you express them in your praying, namely, that the Father's name be hallowed and that his kingdom come.And keep us from entangling temptations that will trip us up and bring reproach upon your name. Don't Be Content with Immature Praying If this feels foreign to you, if you never plead for the name of God to be hallowed or the kingdom of God to come, don't be content today to stay stuck at that immature level of praying.I'll be completely honest: I've delved into the wide foray of dating apps.From Tinder to Ok Cupid to Grindr, I even formed a sort of obsession at some point.From this alone we should feel motivated at the beginning of a new year to make prayer more central in our lives. It is the will of the Lord Jesus that Bethlehem be a church of prayer—that our new sanctuary be a house of prayer, and that our people be given to daily, prevailing prayer for personal needs, for the power of the Spirit, for the progress of the gospel, and for the glory of God's name. So I urge you now to open yourself to what Jesus is saying to you this morning.Ask him right now to speak to you and give you a new heart for the prayer ministry he has for you this year.What father among you, if his son asks for a fish, will instead of a fish give him a serpent; or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion?If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him! He was praying when the Holy Spirit descended on him like a dove (Luke ).
The Different Atmosphere of Mature Praying We all know the difference between immature prayer and mature, God-centered prayer. Take up your kingly rule more and more fully over our church and our lives and our families and our city.Social media redefined friendship, You Tube redefined learning and now dating apps are redefining, well, dating. Nothing is more annoying than always being optimistic … See, that's why you should be asking these questions.Despite the clear ridiculousness of dating apps, there is one aspect that could be helpful in your actual dating life. When you get into your 20s, this question becomes more and more important.And he was praying here at the beginning of our text in Luke 11:1. Jesus also taught us to pray, and made amazing promises to us about prayer.As a man Jesus sought his strength and guidance from the Father in prayer. So he lived a life of prayer and he taught a life of prayer.