Jeremiah 39:2 Everything happened just as You told Jeremiah it would, God. Help me to trust you to fulfil your perfect will in the future just as You have done so precisely in the past.
Jeremiah 39:7 Such horrific events, Lord, and because Zedekiah wouldn’t listen to You. Nothing good ever comes from ignoring Your clear word. Please help me to follow You more closely and more obediently every day.
Jeremiah 39:15-18 Father, I trust You as did this Ethiopian preserve my life and keep me safe. When danger or difficulty or fear is my companion hold me up and protect me, Lord.
Jeremiah 52:2 What a disturbing epitaph for Zedekiah, O Lord. Instead of evil, may my life be characterised by words and thoughts and actions that are pleasing to You (Psalm 19:14).
Jeremiah 52:27 The path to exile was taken one small step at a time, Lord. I read of all the opportunities You gave Your people to turn back to you. Help me to choose Your ways day after day, Lord, remembering that turning away in small ways can snowball into disaster.
Jeremiah 52:28-29 Pray for families who have been separated from loved ones due to war and political upheaval.
John 3:29-30 Ask God for the privilege of becoming one who prepares the way, like John the Baptist, for others to know Him. Then move aside so God can plant he seeds of faith.