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 understand and incorporate your word and will into our lives. Father, we thank you for your peace and comfort in these challenging times. We cling to you through your word and the presence of the holy spirit. Father, please help us to see your blessings in our lives and give us a spirit of gratitude to you and for you. Lord, we know that you are still in control and will use these challenging times for your good. Thank you Lord for redeeming us, taking our sins upon you, giving us a new life and new hope through your death and resurrection…in your name… Jesus, the name above all names, we pray and give thanks.
” We have seen and can testify that the Father sent his Son to be the Savior of the world” (1 John 4:14)
“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead” (1 Peter 1:3)
“Through him, you believe in God, who raised him from the dead and glorified him, and so your faith and hope are in God.” (1 Peter 1:21)
Jesus said to Martha, “I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me will have life even if they die. And everyone who lives and believes in me will never die” (John 11:25-26)
“God raised the Lord Jesus from the dead, and we know that God will also raise us with Jesus. God will bring us together with you, and we will stand before him” (2 Corinthians 4:14)