Prayer Prompts based on Luke 18:1-8
The Parable of the Widow and the Unjust Judge
Use one or more of the following prompts as you pray. Just finish the sentence again and again or use it as a springboard for your prayers. Share your prayer in the comments. What prayer prompt would you write? Share that as well.
How am I like the Unjust Judge?
Mighty One, I confess abusing my power and privilege by …
Mighty One, I confess my lack of reverence for …
Mighty One, I confess my lack of love for …
Mighty One, I confess my resistance to hear and help …
Mighty One, I confess judging …
How am I like the Widow?
Mighty One, quickly grant ________ justice
Mighty One, hear my cry for ________. Do not delay.
Mighty One, help _______ to not lose heart
Mighty One, help _________ to trust you to answer
Mighty One, grant ___________ a persevering faith
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 <
Prayer Prompts based on Luke 18 © 2020 Lisa Ann Moss Degrenia
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