Breath Prayers Based on Mark 9

summer in the scriptures- Mark (3)

Based on Mark 9:14-29
Jesus heals a boy of a spirit

IN: Jesus, we see you
OUT: We are overcome with awe

IN: Jesus, cast out
OUT: All that silences

IN: Jesus, cast out
OUT: All that deafens

IN: Jesus, cast out
OUT: All that paralyzes and destroys

IN: I believe
OUT: Help my unbelief

IN: Jesus
OUT:  You are able

IN: Jesus
OUT: Lift up ___________

IN: Jesus
OUT: Make us a people of prayer

What breath prayer would you write?

Pray the phrase after IN on your breath in. Pray the phrase after OUT on your breath out. Take your time. Breathe deeply. If more than one breath prayer is provided, choose one, a few, or all of them as is most helpful to you. I find breath prayers especially helpful before times of stillness and silence with God.


For the next few months, I’m reading a chapter from the Gospels each day. This is part of the Summer in the Scriptures reading plan sponsored by the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church. Click Here for the reading plan.

You’re most welcome to read along and to join the Facebook discussion group, Summer in the Scriptures. You don’t need to be a Methodist or attend a Methodist church. All are welcome and all means all.

As part of the Facebook group, I’ve been supplying prayers based on the day’s reading. Feel free to post your prayers and observations based on the readings here or there as well.

May the grace of the Gospels, the challenge, and the call, inspire us to great faith and great good works in Jesus’ name. – Lisa <><

Breath Prayers based on Mark 9 © 2020 Lisa Ann Moss Degrenia
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