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.
“The Lord searches all the earth for people who have given themselves completely to him. He wants to make them strong” (2 Chronicles 16:9)
“Lord you are my shield, my wonderful God who gives me courage” (Psalm 3:3)
The Lord is faithful and will give you strength and will protect you from the Evil One” (2 Thessalonians 3:3)
“I love the Lord because he listens to my prayers for help. He paid attention to me so I will call to him for help as long as I live” (Psalm 116:1)