PRAYER AND SCRIPTURE DEVOTIONAL

 

This is a great prayer outline mixed with Scripture readings.  Simply walk through the outline while you look up the passages of Scripture.

 

  1. THANKSGIVING AND PRAISE – PRESENT YOURSELF TO GOD     

(MARK 12:30)

Think of new ways to thank God.  (Psalm 100:4, 118:24).

Present your body in worship (Romans 12:1; Psalm 63:3-4) by:

                  Kneeling before Him as Your Lord

                  Lifting your hands to Him as Your Source

                  Standing in praise before Him as your King

                  Clapping your hands with rejoicing

                  Bowing your head in humility

 

Sing a new song to Him (Psalm 96:1-2; Colossians 3:16).

Invite Holy Spirit assisted praise (Jude 20; 1 Corinthians 14:15)

 

  1. CONFESSION AND CLEANSING – PRESENT YOUR HEART TO GOD (PROVERBS 4:23)

Ask God to search your heart (Psalm 139:23-24) for:

Sin – receive cleansing and righteousness

Selfishness – receive holiness and sanctification

Stress – receive life and power

Sickness – receive healing and strength

Remember the danger of self-deception

(Jeremiah 17:9; 1 John 1:6-10)    

Set a monitor on your mouth and heart

(Psalm 19:14, 49:3).

Ask God to help you keep His purposes and goals in view

(Psalm 90:12; Philippians 3:13-14

 

  1. ORDER AND OBEDIENCE – PRESENT YOUR DAY TO GOD

(PSALM 37:5)

Talk to God about the demands of the day.

(Psalm 37:4-5, 31:14-15; Deuteronomy 33:25):

Choose the fear of the Lord

Commit your works to God

Declare your dependence upon God

(Proverbs 3:5-7; Psalm 131:1-3).

Ask God to guide your decisions and actions

(Psalm 25:4-5; Isaiah 30:21)

Make the choice to obey God’s instructions

(Matthew 6:11, 7:7-8)