Category: Daily Prayer

various prayers for various situation with bible verses to claim and pray. everyday short prayer for blessing and prosperity in life.

LOOKING LIKE DAD

“What comparison can I use to describe this breed? They are like children…” –Matthew 11:16 Mass Readings: December 15 First: Isaiah 48:17-19; Resp: Psalm 1:1-4,6; Gospel: Matthew 11:16-19 Listen to the Mass Readings We were created in the image and likeness of God (Gn 1:26-27). That image was marred when we sinned. The purpose of our lives is to be restored to the image of God by imitating Jesus, “the Image of the invisible God” (Col 1:15). However, we are so blinded and confused by sin that we are tempted to make everyone and everything (even God) conform to our...

THE ADVENT DESERT

“I will turn the desert into a marshland, and the dry ground into springs of water.” –Isaiah 41:18 Mass Readings: December 14 First: Isaiah 41:13-20;Resp: Psalm 145:1,9-13;Gospel: Matthew 11:11-15 Listen to the Mass Readings As the Israelites who were in exile in Babylon returned to their homeland through the desert, God promised to fulfill their needs, especially for water. The Israelites considered their task hopeless; they were weak to the point of considering themselves no more than worms or maggots (see Is 41:14). Yet God would do the miracles necessary for them to have an abundant harvest. Thus God promised...

MEEK, NOT WEAK

“They that hope in the Lord will renew their strength, they will soar as with eagles’ wings.” –Isaiah 40:31 Mass Readings: December 13 First: Isaiah 40:25-31; Resp: Psalm 103:1-4,8,10; Gospel: Matthew 11:28-30 Listen to the Mass Readings The Lord is our Strength (Ps 27:1). The joy of the Lord is our strength (Neh 8:10). In Him Who is the Source of our strength we have strength for everything (Phil 4:13). Samson had incredible physical strength, but spiritually he had weaknesses. If we rely on our own strength, we will falter. However, if we rely on the Lord’s strength, we will...

HELP ME, MOTHER

“Blest is she who trusted that the Lord’s words to her would be fulfilled.” –Luke 1:45 Mass Readings: December 12 First: Zechariah 2:14-17; Resp: Judith 13:18-19; Gospel: Luke 1:26-38 Listen to the Mass Readings If we would just obey God’s commandments, Christmas would be fantastic, our prosperity like a river, and our vindication like the waves of the sea (Is 48:18). Our descendants would be as numerous as the grains of sand and our name never cut off (Is 48:19). There’d be no stopping us. The Lord says: “If only My people would hear Me, and Israel walk in My...

WHAT IS JESUS THINKING?

“Sitting close by were Pharisees and teachers of the law who had come from every village of Galilee and from Judea and Jerusalem.” –Luke 5:17 Mass Readings: December 11 First: Isaiah 35:1-10; Resp: Psalm 85:9-14; Gospel: Luke 5:17-26 Listen to the Mass Readings Jesus was surrounded by a large number of religious leaders and Bible scholars. It was something like a convocation of priests or a symposium of professors. In the midst of this august assembly, the roof was partly dismantled, and a man on a stretcher was lowered through the hole. Jesus said to the paralyzed man: “My friend,...

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