Prayer For Today

Find a prayer for today to express words to God. Prayers that have been written by people who have had experiences and a relationship with God. May these prayers encourage you to open your heart to God - a God who hears our prayers. Spend time today in prayer.


A Prayer

Author: Edwin Markham

Teach me Father, how to go
Softly as the grasses grow:
Hush my soul to meet the shock
Of the wild world as a rock;
But my spirit propt with power,
Make as simple as a flower.
Let the dry heart fill its cup,
Like a poppy looking up;
Let life lightly wear her crown
Like a poppy looking down.
When its heart is filled with dew,
And its life begins anew.

Teach me, Father, how to be
Kind and patient as a tree;
Joyfully the crickets croon
Under shady oak at noon:
Beetle, on his mission bent,
Tarries in that cooling tent.
Let me, also, cheer a spot,
Hidden field or garden grot;
Place where passing souls can rest
On the way, and be their best.


Five Finger Prayer
Oh Lord The Almighty,
I have five fingers upon my hand,
Each one of these fingers
Guides me in prayer.
       
Consider a Five Finger Prayer


Awareness
Author: Miriam Teichner


God - let me be aware.
Let me not stumble blindly down the ways,
Just getting somehow safely through the days,
Not even groping for another hand,
Not even wondering why it all was planned,
Eyes to the ground unseeking for the light,
Soul never aching for a wild-winged flight.
Please, keep me eager just to do my share,
God - let me be aware.

God - let me be aware.
Stab my soul fiercely with others' pain,
Let me walk seeing horror and stain.
Let me hands, groping, find other hands.
Give me the heart that divines, understands.
Give me the courage, wounded, to fight.
Flood me with knowledge, drench me in light.
Please keep me eager just to do my share.
God - let me be aware.


Prayer Quotes for Today

Prayer — secret, fervent, believing prayer — lies at the root of all personal godliness.
William Carey
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When D.L. Moody became a believer, he began to pray for his friends. All but one was saved in his lifetime, and the last trusted Christ as his Savior three months after Moody died.

Lori Hatcher, Hungry for God ... Starving for Time
Journey of Faith



You may pray for an hour and still not pray.
You may meet God for a moment and then be in touch with Him all day.

Fredrik Wisloff
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Always pray to have eyes that see the best, a heart that forgives the worst, a mind that forgets the bad, and a soul that never loses faith.

Nicky Gumbel
Faith Over Fear



Just as the farmer who expects crops needs to till, plant, water, weed, watch, and pray, the parent who desires to see a harvest in the heart of his or her child must do the same.

Voddie Baucham Jr., Family Driven Faith
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Another even more amazing mystery is that when we pray for someone else, we change. All of us were made both to give love and to receive love.

Robin Jones Gunn, Praying for Your Future Husband
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We hope you have found a prayer for today in our collection. Prayer is powerful and today may just be the day that your prayer is answered. As Paul wrote in 1 Thessalonians 5:17 , "Never stop praying."

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