Good morning! Today is a brand new day, and it’s an opportunity for us to start fresh and renew our faith. It’s a chance to leave yesterday’s mistakes behind and embrace the present moment with gratitude and hope. Let us begin this day with a powerful morning prayer, inspired by the Word of God.
“Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.” – Psalm 143:8 (NIV)
Today’s Gospel Message:
This verse from Psalm 143 reminds us of the importance of starting our day by turning to God for guidance and support. We are called to trust in God’s unfailing love and to ask for his direction in our lives. When we begin our day in prayer and reflection, we open ourselves up to the wisdom and grace of the Holy Spirit, which can help us navigate the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
In the Gospels, Jesus often started his day by spending time in prayer with his Father. He knew that he needed to be rooted in the love and guidance of God in order to fulfill his mission on earth. As his disciples, we too are called to follow his example and seek God’s will for our lives each day.
Morning Prayer for today Friday April 21 2023:
Dear Heavenly Father, we come to you this morning with hearts full of gratitude and praise. We thank you for the gift of this new day, and we ask that you would guide us in all that we do. We trust in your unfailing love and your perfect plan for our lives.
As we go through this day, we pray for wisdom and discernment. Help us to recognize the opportunities you place before us and to have the courage to act on them. Give us the strength to face any challenges that come our way, knowing that you are with us always.
We ask for your blessing on our families, our friends, and all those we encounter today. May we be a light in the world, shining your love and grace to all those around us. May we be quick to forgive, slow to anger, and always willing to extend a helping hand to those in need.
We pray for our leaders, both in government and in our communities. We ask that you would grant them wisdom and discernment, and help them to make decisions that honor you and serve the common good.
Finally, we ask for your protection and guidance as we go through this day. We pray that you would watch over us and keep us safe from harm. We thank you for the gift of life and for the opportunity to serve you in all that we do.
In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.
As we begin this new day, let us hold fast to the knowledge that we are loved by a God who never leaves us or forsakes us. Let us trust in his unfailing love and seek his guidance in all that we do. And let us go forth with courage and faith, knowing that he is with us always. May this morning prayer be a source of strength and encouragement as we face whatever challenges or blessings this day may bring.