New Year’s Prayer
May God’s blessings shower upon you and bestow upon each of you a bright, healthy, and peaceful new year – Rev. Marcy Sheremetta. Let us release our grudges, our anger, and our pains, for these are nothing more than binding chains – Rev. Marcy Sheremetta.
A New Year Prayer
May we see, touch, taste, smell, and listen for the Newness that awaits us in 2020, as we question and welcome, as we challenge and invite, as we discover and understand. Amen – Written by Sister Mary Ann Barret, O.P.
A Prayer to Keep God First This New Year
“Forgive us for the times we have worked so hard to be self-sufficient, forgetting our need for you,” Frida Ghitis writes. “We ask for help to pursue you first, above every dream and desire you’ve put within our hearts.” Debbie McDaniel’s New Year’s message: Lord, we confess our need for you.
The Work of Christmas Begins
When the carols stop playing and the star-topped tree is taken down, the work of Christmas begins: building bridges of trust, not walls of fear, seeking justice and peace for all people, and bringing Christ’s light to the world.
Help Us Enter the New Year
Lower of all souls, help us enter the New Year joyfully, remembering our many gifts with thanks and looking forward to blessings yet to come. Offered by Douglas Ruschman. Vinita Hampton Wright: May we regard the world with tenderness, may we honor rather than destroy. Lower of all souls, help us enter the New Year joyfully, remembering our many gifts with thanks and looking forward to blessings yet to come.
The Year Ahead
May God bless you with love, peace, hope, and joy in the coming year, not by shielding us from all sorrows and pain, but by strengthening us to bear it as it comes, and by making us eager to be there to help those in need. May God bless you with love, peace, hope, and joy in the coming year.
Drenched in Holiness Prayer: Prayer for a New Year
Debbie Ford’s daily prayer for 2017 is: May I be a catalyst for light and love, accepting and loving the entirety of myself, both my darkness and my light. Today is my day to surrender anything that stands between the sacredness of my humanity and my divinity.
A New Year’s Prayer
Lord, You make everything new, You resurrect hope in our hearts, You resurrect our spirits for all their potential, Come and kindle a mighty flame in us. Many will witness God’s wonders in our time.
A Christian Prayer for the New Year
Father, we thank You for Your goodness to us-far beyond what we have deserved. May we never presume on Your past goodness or forget all Your mercies to us. We pray for our country and its leaders during these dreadful times.
I Am the New Year
I am an undamaged page in your book of time; I am your chance to put what you’ve learned about life over the last year into practice; everything you sought and didn’t find is hidden in me, waiting for you to search it again, this time with more zeal.
A Wish for the New Year
Please, Lord, give me friends who understand me and stay my friends; meaningful work to do; a mind unafraid to venture where no trail has been blazed; an understanding heart; a sense of humor; time for quiet, silent meditation; a sense of God’s presence.
Be Our Light for the New Year
Be with us today and always, Spirit of the Risen Christ; be our Light, our Guide, and our Comforter. May this new year be a time of deep spiritual growth for us; a time for freely and unconditional forgiveness; a time for growing in virtue and goodness.
Pondering in Our Hearts – A Christian Reflection
Mary ponders in her heart what she has seen and heard this Christmas season. What was the best, the greatest, gift you received this year? Who gave it to you? And do they even realize it? Do you see someone else as radiant with all that they mean to you at all? If you could take that one moment and hold it in your heart forever, take it out and gaze upon it from time to time as if it were a painting, what would you do with it?
What is a good blessing prayer?
Dear God, thank you for your great love and blessing over our lives; we pray that you would make our path purposeful and our footsteps firm out of your goodness and love; give us a heart of wisdom to hear your voice; and strengthen us by your great favor and grace.
How does God’s face shine upon us?
The Lord’s face shining on us is part of His blessing; God wants to bless us, and He can do so if we obey Him and ask Him for it. As we previously stated, God will turn His face away from those who do evil.
How can I get blessings directly from God?
“Be merciful. ”
- You don’t have to use complete sentences in your prayers — just say “Thank You Lord!” or “Mercy,” or simply address Him as “God” or “Oh, God.”
- Man’s inhumanity to others has always been a force in history.
- Jesus linked receiving God’s mercy with giving mercy to others.
What Psalm Can I read for blessing?
Psalms for Blessings is a collection of Psalms for Blessings.
- “May the Lord our God’s favor be upon us
- establish the work of our hands for us– yes, establish the work of our hands.”
- Psalms 27:4.
- Numbers 6:24-26.
- 2 Corinthians 9:8-9.
- Psalms 5:12.
- Psalms 84:11.
- Luke 1:45.
What is an example of a blessing?
God’s favor, a person’s sanction or support, something you ask God for, or something for which you are grateful are all examples of blessings. When God looks down on you and protects you, this is an example of God’s blessing. When a father approves a marriage proposal, this is an example of when he gives his blessing.
What are the blessings that you are thankful to God?
I am grateful to my Heavenly Father, who loves me unconditionally and is always by my side; I am grateful to Jesus, my friend, who loves me even when I don’t deserve it; and I am grateful to the Holy Spirit, who leads me even when I make mistakes.
What is the Lord’s blessing?
Make the LORD’s face shine upon you, and be gracious to you; raise His countenance upon you, and give you peace.
What does shine upon mean?
enlighten; enlighten; enlighten; enlighten; enlighten; enlighten; enlighten; enlighten
What does the Lord lift up his countenance upon you mean?
This phrase, “lift up His countenance upon you,” refers to God bringing us into His presence to see His face. It is a picture of a father smiling and delighting in his child. When the Lord lifts His countenance upon us, it means that He is looking out for our good.
How do you ask God for a blessing?
Praise and thank God first when you come to God in prayer. Instead of asking for something, praise and thank Him for what He has already done. Praise Him for being loving and powerful. Thank Him for guiding and blessing you.
What can stop your blessing?
You’re Blocking Your Blessings in 5 Ways
- Fear. Oh, good old fear, the kind that you can feel in your gut and prevents you from doing what you need to do.
- Irritability and Anger.
- Trying Too Hard.
Can God bless a sinner?
While all wrongdoing is sin, there is sin that is not deadlyu201d (5:15-17), because being dead in sins blocks any other blessings rather powerfully. So, while God can bless even serious sinners, we should not assume that He will, and instead pray for lifesaving repentance.
What are the 7 blessings of God?
Blessed are You, Adonai, our God, Creator of all things, Ruler of the Universe, Who gave us joy and gladness, loving couples, mirth, glad song, pleasure, delight, love, loving communities, peace, and companionship.
What does Psalm 9 mean in the Bible?
The psalm’s theme is that evil’s victory is only temporary, and that in the end, the righteous will triumph. Psalm 10 is considered part of Psalm 9 in the Greek Septuagint and most pre-Reformation Christian Bibles, and the two psalms are written as a single acrostic Hebrew poem.
What is the most powerful prayer for money?
I command you, O Subconscious Mind, to assist me in gracefully accepting God’s gifts of money, wealth, and abundance in order to make me wealthy and prosperous.