AWAKE, O SLEEPER!

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Daily Prayer for July 23rd, 2020    

Good morning, God—thank you! 🙂

Thank you for sweet sleep—for calming the restlessness of my mind. And always when I rise, let me shine.* Holy Spirit, please help keep me alert at all times as salvation is nearer to me/us now than when I first believed. Thank you!! In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Ephesians 5:14 ESV

14 for anything that becomes visible is light. Therefore it says,

“Awake, O sleeper,
and arise from the dead,
and Christ will shine on you.”

Luke 21:36 ESV

36 But stay awake at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man.”

Romans 13:11 ESV

11 Besides this, you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed.

Colossians 4:2 ESV

Further Instructions

Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.

1 Corinthians 16:13 ESV

13 Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

 

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