Your Discipline of Prayer

Before you begin your time with your Lord, pause for a few moments to be still. Breathe deeply and be aware of the loving presence of God as you continue this journey of growth and discovery.

1 Kings 8:58 May he draw our hearts to himself, that we may follow him in everything and keep the commands, statutes, and ordinances, which he enjoined on our fathers.

God is not bound or contained by stone, marble, or any other building material. Solomon’s words at the dedication of the Temple remind us of the nature of our relationship with God. It is not in a building but within our hearts that God dwells. The Church, the People of God united to Jesus, is the new temple of the Holy Spirit. We express the living presence of God in the world by loving others with the love of God. Jesus intercedes for us, teaches us, and shepherds us.

(Pray to Jesus and the Holy Spirit, using this prayer or one of your own.)

Lord Jesus, open the doors of my heart to the grace of the Holy Spirit. Help me as you work through me to open the hearts of others to your love.

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