A Short Morning Prayer: The Armor of God

Good morning, Father!                Good morning, Jesus!                               Good morning Holy Spirit! Romans 12:1-2      Heavenly Father, according to your Word, I present my body as a living sacrifice holy and acceptable in your sight. Let my behavior conform to your model, Jesus, and not to the world around me. Isaiah 61:3 & Colossians 3:12      As I prepare to face the world, Father, anoint my hair with the oil of your  joy. Clothe me with compassion and humility. Cover me with a garment of praise for you and, as a garland of beauty, give me loving smile. Ephesians 6:14-18… Continue reading

The Armor of God–A Morning Prayer with commentary.

My wife and I were first introduced to this prayer at a Walk to Emmaus Weekend. After pondering and prayer I modified the original, specifically for our personal use. It never occurred to me to share it, as I am a layperson and have no real theological training. It was when our church did a Bible Study on the Armor of God that I realized it might be good to share this prayer with them. However, I was reluctant because I had changed some things. I finally realized that the Lord wanted me to share this prayer, with my comments about each section. So here are my comments. Continue reading