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Prayer from Ecclesiastes 1:2-11

Here are some ways to pray from the sermon passage today.

Verses 2-3:

  • Bring those around me without Christ to salvation
  • Teach me to devote my life’s focus and meaning to You
  • Enable me to have proper perspective and joy as I work this week
  • Make me see my toil as a way to glorify You

Verses 4-5:

  • Show me areas where I’ve made an idol of my legacy
  • Reveal to me ways to invest in generations that are to come
  • Thank You for the sun and its warmth, energy and light

Verses 6-7:

  • Praise You for being in control of nature
  • Thank You for water and how it sustains us
  • Thank You for being the living water, eternally quenching our spiritual thirst
  • Thank You for the streams and seas and the variety of good food they provide us

Verses 8-11:

  • Let me feel Your presence and draw closer to You in my weariness
  • Teach me to be fully satisfied in You and not in seeing and hearing
  • Humble me and teach me from the past
  • Thank You for the saints who have gone before us and who’s shoulders we stand on
  • Focus me to invest in eternal things that will last, like Your Word, Your glory and the souls of others

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