Focus Scripture: John 16:23-24 At that time you won’t need to ask me for anything. I tell you the truth, you will ask the Father directly, and he will grant your request because you use my name. You haven’t done this before. Ask, using my name, and you will receive, and you will have abundant joy.
Gracious God, in the name of Jesus, we praise you and glorify your holy name. We lift up our prayer concerns to you today. We pray especially for:
- People with shattered dreams.
- Those who need tolerance.
- Those in need of a new perspective.
- Those who have lost their joy.
- People who have been deceived.
- Those who are overwhelmed.
- School children on their way to classes.
- Minimum wage workers.
- Fathers and sons.
- Mothers and daughters.
- Foster children.
You are an awesome God! We thank you for being our God of joy! We thank you for caring for us and hearing our prayers. Have mercy on your people. Have mercy on your world. In Jesus’ name, Amen.