A Prayer Based on Exodus 20:1-3

“Then God spoke all these words, saying, “I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. “You shall have no other gods before Me.” (Exodus 20:1–3, NASB95) You have shown us Lord, that you are the Eternal, all powerful God of salvation. You took Israel from Egyptian slavery even as you take us out of slavery to our own sinful nature. You delivered Israel through the sea, and deliver us through the waters of baptism. You guided Israel to the mountain and gave them the tabernacle, and you have given your Holy Spirit to dwell inside of us and guide us. There is no one like you, and none who can stand beside you. You are God alone and we worship you for who you are. We worship you Lord our God for delivering us from sin and death – taking us out of the kingdom of darkness and releasing us into the kingdom of your dear Son. We confess that we need you. We love you with all of our heart, mind, soul, and strength. Lord we first lift up our own lives. We struggle with weakness and sin, and ask for your cleansing forgiveness. Where we […]