Grace PrayerBy God's grace, I seek to be part of a community that helps me grow towards greater love
Becoming Fully PresentPray the following prayer - Slowly - Thoughtfully - Loving Lord, thank You for all my brothers and sisters in Christ Jesus our Lord, and thank You that You have made us one in Him and are building us into a spiritual temple of living stones, each with our own peculiar function, in the heavenly kingdom of God. Instil in each of our hearts an increasing thirst after holiness and righteousness, and give us an ever-deepening love for each other and for You.
Read: Proverbs 12:15, Proverbs 11:14, Proverbs 19:20, Proverbs 27:9, Proverbs 15:31-33
Proverbs 12:15 – The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.
Proverbs 11:14 – Where there is no guidance, a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors there is safety.
Proverbs 19:20 – Listen to advice and accept instruction, that you may gain wisdom in the future.
Proverbs 27:9 – Oil and perfume make the heart glad, and the sweetness of a friend comes from his earnest counsel.
Proverbs 15:31-33 – The ear that listens to life-giving reproof will dwell among the wise. Whoever ignores instruction despises himself, but he who listens to reproof gains intelligence. The fear of the Lord is instruction in wisdom, and humility comes before honor.