“We are Comforted when Hearts Mourn” Scripture
Prayer: We Fall Lovingly Towards You, from LWillows
Matthew 5:4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”
2 Corinthians 1:3-4 “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”
Isaiah 41:10 “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
Psalm 18:2 “The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.”
Isaiah 43:2 “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.”
Psalm 18:28 “You, Lord, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light.”
Psalm 46:1-2 “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea.”
Revelation 21:4 “‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”
Prayer “We Fall Lovingly Forwards To You”
Father, Almighty God,
We look to you for all hope and with every part of our hearts.
We submit to your sovereignty and pray that our calling is filled with
the devotion of ones that run to the one that has filled them with blessings
and poured out the Spirit of His own son upon them.
We fall lovingly forward towards you, Lord
with gratitude for all that you have poured out upon us.
Our hearts open like vestibules that are thirsty to drink in your Spirit.
We leave behind anything that would hinder its entry.
Pour, Godly Good so that we can be refreshed by your comfort
and know the sweetness of your love throughout,
Help us each to put all hope in you and in you alone.
Increase our trust in the Eternal
and loosen our grip on the temporal
Father, we are yours, called by you and known by you
Help us, by the power of your Spirit,
to walk boldly forward with courage.
Let us dare to make choices that glorify you and not our own needs;
to live to see your Kingdom reign on earth and not our worldly wants;
to walk in the ways of your righteousness and not our own.
May we learn to join the chorus of joy that prevails and be witnesses to your Glory.
In Jesus Name,