12:1-3 Help us to be like Samuel, Lord, faithful to the end. May they say of us that we was not one to cheat or lie or take advantage of anyone weaker than ourselves. Where we have done any wrong, show us how to make it right. Make us Your servant. Make us like Jesus.
12:14-15 Time after time, You warn Your people to stay close to You. Time after time, they fail. Lord, have mercy on me when I fail You, too, either by choice or by indifference. Thank You for Your willingness to work with me and to forgive.
12:23 Is there someone you love who continues in sin? Do you feel like giving up on them? Ask The Lord to help you persevere in prayer, like Samuel. While there is life, there is hope. Pray for that person right now.
13:6 Sometimes life is scary, Lord, and I want to hide from it’s battles and strife. I pray that You will give us Your strength and Your perspective. You are with us. We have nothing to fear.
13:7-14 You know our hearts, O God. You see our every act. Help us not to blame others when we are caught in sin. There is no deceiving You and no one else’s opinion matters. Cleanse us and make us pure before You.
13:15 It is clear that Saul bases his assessment on a worldly assumption, size and strength determine the course of the battle. His equation leaves out God. How do you assess your potential for success? Is God’s help part of your equation?
2:21-26 Pray that God by His Holy Spirit will draw you and support you as you take that difficult step of faith and obedience He has been prompting you to take for Him.
119:83 Ask The Lord in these trying
days to give you the spiritual stamina to cling to His principles and obey them even when you are exhausted with waiting.
119:95 Ask The Lord by the help of the Holy Spirit to help you to memorise verses of Scripture so you can quietly keep your mind on His decrees.