Let Him Redeem

“But I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned back, strengthen your brothers” (Luke 22:32).

Is there sin in your life so deep that you believe that the Lord cannot use you ever again? Confess it to the Lord right now. Ask Him by divine appointment to buy back the broken threads of your despair and to weave them into a magnificent calling that surpasses anything you could ever have imagined. Don’t say, “It’s impossible.” ask Him to redeem. Use whatever language you can. Let Him redeem.

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Now ask God to call you afresh. What calling would you ask God for in your highest imagination? Dream big! Ask the Lord to work in your life again and to use your shame as a platform for His grace to be put on display forever. Ask Jesus to pray for you that your faith fail not. And when you have turned again, strengthen your brothers.

 Abba Father, sometimes I feel so unworthy of Your holy calling on my life.  Examine my heart and reveal anything that is unclean or keeping me from fulfilling the dreams I have to impact Your kingdom with my life.  Give me strength to confess and turn from those things that displease You.  Redeem me from all that holds me to evil things, to damaging habits, or to undesirable relationships.  Cleanse me from all unrighteousness and renew me from the inside out.  Call me to Your purposes once again!  In Jesus’ Name I ask this!

–Adapted from Power Praying (Hearing Jesus’ Spirit by Praying Jesus’ Prayer) by David Chotka. This book is available at prayershop.org. Use the code CONPSP3 at checkout to receive an additional 10% discount.

Prayer Points

Praise your Father as the God of gods and the Lord of kings and a revealer of mysteries (Dan. 2:47). Give thanks for the mystery of salvation through Christ, which has been revealed to you through God’s Word and Spirit (Eph. 3:3-6). Confess that there are times when you do not rely on his wisdom and insight in your daily struggles. Commit yourself to spending more time in God’s Word and prayer, seeking to understand the mystery of your life in Christ. Ask God to fill you with a spirit of wisdom and revelation (Eph. 1:17).

Pray for those you know whose minds have been blinded by the gods of this age, unable to see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ (2 Cor. 4:4).

Prayer Points taken from Patterns for Prayer by Alvin VanderGriend.  This book is available at prayershop.org. Use the code CONPSP3 at checkout to receive an additional 10% discount.

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