Ezekiel 27:3 Lord Jesus, may my beauty be only what you’ve cultivated in me. I don’t want to rely on my own abilities or good looks or accomplishments, as the city of Tyre did. I want to rely only on You, Jesus, only on You.
Ezekiel 27:10 Lord, whatever honour I may receive in my lifetime, please let it glorify You most of all.
Ezekiel 27:12-25 Look at this list of beauties of Tyre, then look around and give thanks to God for the beautiful things in life and he proper enjoyment of the beauty of God’s creation. Lord I bless You today You make all things beautiful in it’s time (Ecclesiastes 3:11).
Ezekiel 27:27 Oh, to be like Paul, Lord, who viewed everything gained or lost as worthless garbage when compared with the priceless benefit of knowing Christ Jesus as Lord (Philippians 3:8).
Ezekiel 27:30 Pray that those who mourn will be comforted (Matthew 5:4).
Ezekiel 28:2 Lord, help me to be honest in my estimate of myself, measuring my value not by my achievements, like the King of Tyre, but by Your standards (Romans 12:3).
Ezekiel 28:15 Lord, please help me as I “make every effort to live a pure and blameless life” (2 Peter 3:14).
Ezekiel 28:22 Lord God, I never want to be Your enemy. I want to be called Your friend, like Abraham (James 2:23). Reveal Your glory and Your holiness in all my life today.
John 18:1-18 If God is actually much more willing and able to give good things to us than parents are to give good things to their children, then all possibility of doubt or anxiety as to our prayers being answered must vanish forever. In light of our reading ponder the nature of Peter’s self deception regarding his commitment to follow Jesus. Ask God for the grace to confront your own self-deceptions. Open your heart wise to His gaze.
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