Father, we ask that you help us understand your word through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, and open our hearts and minds so that we may incorporate your word and will into our lives for your glory.
“Restore us, O God; make your face shine upon us, that we may be saved” (Psalm 80:3)
“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland” (Isaiah 43:18-19)
“The God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you a d make you strong, firm and steadfast” (1 Peter 5:10)
“I will restore you to health and heal your wounds”, declares the Lord” ( Jeremiah 30:17)