Posted in Growing in the Lord

6 prayers to pray before you start your day

Before we climb out of bed in the morning and tackle our sometimes lengthy to-do list, before we allow our minds to wander on the upcoming events of our day, the best way to begin our day is with the Lord. Here are six prayers to help us do exactly that.


Thank You, Lord, that each morning You see fit to give me another breath. Help me use this day wisely and without waste. Thank You that You are the giver of days. Help me rejoice in each and every day that you have made no matter what my circumstances.


Thank You, Lord, that your steadfast love never ceases and that your mercies never come to an end. Never can I exhaust the immeasurable love You have for me. Thank You that your mercies are new each morning and that You are always faithful.


Today’s load might be heavy and the burdens many, but You, Lord, have it all under control. Help me not to be anxious for anything that comes my way. Guard my heart and my mind in Christ Jesus and help me to focus on things that are true and honorable. Help my thoughts to be pleasing to You.


Lord, it’s so easy to put myself first. To care only about my needs and my ambitions. Help me to do nothing with selfish motivation. Help me to put others first and to be caring and compassionate towards others.


Lord, please help me to walk worthy of the calling You have placed on my life. Help me be brave and bold in sharing the gift of eternal life that Your Son gives to those who have put their faith and trust in Him.


As I begin the next phase of my day, cover me with Your full armor that I may stand strong against the enemy. Remind me, Lord, that I live in this world, but not of it, and that nothing and no one can stand against You.

Posted in devotionals, Growing in the Lord, the scripture series

10 Bible verses to start off your day

10 verses morning

I am super excited to be starting a new series on my blog called The Scripture Series. I’ll be taking a journey through God’s Word and sharing Bible verses on a variety of topics.

Our first in the series is 10 Bible verses to start off your day. Those first precious moments in the morning that we spend with the Lord, wrapped in His embrace as we pray about the day and turn it over to Him, set the stage for the next 24 hours.

Thank you for joining me for this new series. Be blessed!


Psalm 118 24

This is the day the Lord has made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. ~ Psalm 118:24


Lamentations 3_22-23

His mercies are new every morning. ~ Lamentations 3:22-23


Philippians 4 13

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. ~ Philippians 4:13


Romans 8 31bIf God is for us, who can be against us? ~ Romans 8:31b


2 TimothyFor God did not give us a spirit of fear, but of power and love and self-control. ~ 2 Timothy 1:7


Ephesians 6 11

Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. ~ Ephesians 6:11


Psalm 19 14

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer. ~ Psalm 19:14


James 1 5

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given to him. ~ James 1:5


Matthew 11 28

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. ~ Matthew 11:28


Psalm 143 8

Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul. ~ Psalm 143:8


10 morning verses summary


Other posts you may enjoy:

5 ways to start your day off right

7 ways to inspire others

the importance of gratitude

13 ways to help someone going through a difficult time

12 verses to encourage the burdened heart


This post was also linked up to Sweet Tea & Friends September Link-up