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I need prayer, I need you God

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I need prayer

I need prayer, I need you God. Out of the depth of my soul I cry out to you. Only you can save. Only you can rescue this heart.

Where I have sinned I ask for your pardon and thank you for your forgiveness.
Where there is hurt I ask for your healing
and receive your strength.
Where there are tears I give you my despair
and receive your eternal hope.

Right now I need you God. Thank you that you are with me always, that you are closer than my own skin, and that you love me more than I can ever comprehend.


man bent over praying

The times when we are most broken are often the times when we are most open to God. "For when I am weak, then I am strong" declares the Apostle Paul. Only when we see our weaknesses, when we understand our need of God's grace and love, only then do we fully comprehend our need of God's forgiveness, our need of His Spirit, and our need of God's strength to come and heal us on the inside.

prayer for peace of mind

Maybe you are facing a hard time in life, perhaps at work or in a relationship and the stress is overwhelming. Here is a short two minute film to help receive God's peace and rest.

Click here for more prayers for receiving God's peace, including a prayer for peace in the home and one for peace and healing.

Are you need of guidance? Not sure of which way to turn? Are you thinking of changing jobs or moving on in some way? This page has resources on helping to hear God's voice for yourself, with a prayer for direction and clarity in life and a prayer for guidance in a relationship.

Healing - perhaps you are in need of physical or emotional healing? On this page you'll find a short video which reflects on God's restorative power, as well as a simple prayer for a friend or loved one for their healing.

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Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you. Keep company with me and you’ll learn to live freely and lightly.

Matthew 11:28-30 (The Message)

prayer for hope and strength

Finally, maybe, like in the scripture above you are just burnt out and worn down. Come to God now and receive his renewing strength and hope.

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Prayer Connects

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"Prayer connects" is a short film exploring the many remarkable ways in which prayer is a gift for us all.

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More prayer resources for finding God's strength and hope for your life.

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