We hope that these Prayers will help you.
If you have any favourites that you would like us to include, do let us know.
To help you, use a little time in Prayer.
Be still for a moment, let the peace of the church surround you, as you sit or kneel.
Awareness: Bring your mind to the awareness that God’s goodwill is all around you and with you.
Remember, the Lord is here; His Spirit IS with us [you].
Say slowly and thoughtfully.
Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner. Lord, enter into my body, my mind and my spirit, and heal me from all that harms me and give me your peace.
Lord, I am sorry for the times when I have been hasty or unkind – thought or acted selfishly, failed to forgive or ask forgiveness, forgotten your presence, taken your love for granted. I thank you for your promise to forgive all those who turn back to you in penitence. Amen
A prayer for the day.
Lord help me to live this day quietly, easily, to lean upon Your great strength trustfully, powerfully, to wait for the unfolding of Your will patiently, serenely,to meet others peacefully, joyously and to face tomorrow confidently and courageously. Amen.
If there is something that you wish to thank God for:
Lord, thank you for Your presence here, for the opportunity to pray, for the promise of peace, for the beauty of the world, the kindness of people, for all those whom I love – and who love me – for Your love towards me [and especially for ——-] for the cross of Christ and the power of the Holy Spirit. help me to show my gratitude in deeds as well as words.
A prayer for someone else:- [Name………..]
May the healing love of God come upon you, making you whole in body, mind and spirit, assuring you of His presence ever with you and of His Grace sufficient for your every need. Amen
A prayer for when we are troubled or anxious
Lord, I am troubled. I am anxious and distressed for myself – for others – especially about —
Help me to trust your love, for you to carry our sorrows. Teach me to act and speak in the way that you want. give me the wisdom to know when not to interfere. Calm my fears, for all things are in your hands. Amen
Prayer for the troubles of others
Lord, I pray for My family – my friends –
My neighbours at home. at work, the ones I like – and dislike, for those involved in disaster or war. Bless them, Father, in their various troubles and show me how I may help. Amen
A final prayer
Breathe on me breath of God
Fill me with life anew
That I may love what thou dost love
And do what thou wouldst do
Breathe on me breath of God
Until my heart is pure
Until with thee I will one will
to do and to endure.
This website may have something you are looking for
St Mary’s Episcopal Church, Main Street, Aberfoyle, FK8 3UJ – Scottish Charity Number SC02326