A Prayer for 2016

By Reverend Carlyn Houston, Sheila B. Ministries, Inc. |  December 31, 2015

A  New Year's Prayer: 
"Be It Resolved"

Behold, the former things have come to pass, And new things I declare; Before they spring forth I tell you of them."    Isaiah 42:9

Dear Lord,

I praise You Holy Father!  I thank You for the freshness of this New Year and the hope that it brings.  I pray that I will discover your promises in a fresh new way, and follow your perfect plan for my life.  
I ask You for the strength, courage, and empowerment to:

  • Resolve to grow in Christ.

    • Seek His face. (Jeremiah 29:13-14)
    • Trust God. (Isaiah 40:28-31)
    • Obey God. (Matthew 5:19)
  • Renew my commitment to God.

    • Confess my sins and shortcomings. (1 John 1:9) (Acts 1:8)
    • Consecrate my life to You through Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13), Fasting (Matthew 6:16-18), Communion. (1 Corinthians 11:23-28)
    • Call upon God. (Jeremiah 33:3, 2 Chronicles 7:14-15, Hebrews 4:16)
  • Remember the faithfulness of God.

    • The Love of God. (John 3:16, Romans 8:39, 1 John 4:7-11)
    • God created us for His purpose. (Jeremiah 29:11, Ephesians 1:17-19)
    • I am never alone. (Zephaniah 3:17, Isaiah 43:2, Hebrews 13:5)

May His blessings of protection, prosperity and peace be upon you in this New Year, In Jesus Mighty Name, Amen.

By Reverend Carlyn Houston, Sheila B. Ministries, Inc.