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Pray for Grace to Make you Wiser and Better Every Day

Petition 3.34 | KJV

I must pray for grace to make me wiser and better every day than another.

Lord, give me to increase with the increases of God; Colossians 2:19(KJV) to grow in grace and in the knowledge of my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; 2 Peter 3:18(KJV) to hold on my way; and, having clean hands, to grow stronger and stronger. Job 17:9(KJV)

Let my path be as the shining light, which shines more and more unto the perfect day. Proverbs 4:18(KJV)

I have not yet attained, nor am I already perfect; Lord, grant that therefore, forgetting the things that are behind, I may reach forth to those things that are before, for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:12-14(KJV)

Be thou as the dew unto me, that I may grow as the lily and cast forth my roots as Lebanon; that my branches may spread and my beauty be as the olive-tree. Hosea 14:5-6(KJV) And let the Sun of righteousness arise upon me with healing under his wings, that I may go forth and grow up as a calf of the stall. Malachi 4:2(KJV)

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Pray for Grace to Assist you that you may be Universally Conscientious

Petition 3.33 | KJV

That I may be universally conscientious.

O that I may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God. Colossians 4:12(KJV)

O that my ways were directed to keep thy commandments! And then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect to them all. Psalm 119:5-6(KJV)

Teach me, O Lord, the way of thy statutes, and I shall keep it unto the end. Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart. Make me to go in the path of thy commandments, for therein do I delight. Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness. Psalm 119:33-36(KJV)

Grant me, I pray thee, according to the riches of thy glory, that I may be strengthened with all might by the Spirit in the inward man: That Christ may dwell in my heart by faith, and that being rooted and grounded in love, I may be able to comprehend with all saints, what is the breadth and length and depth and height, and may know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, and be filled with a divine fulness, Ephesians 3:16-20(KJV) and may partake of a divine nature. 2 Peter 1:4(KJV)

And let the love of Christ constrain me to live not to myself, but to him that died for me and rose again. 2 Corinthians 5:14-15(KJV)

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Pray for Grace to Assist you that you may do your Duty Always and Everywhere

Petition 3.32 | KJV

That I may do the duty of every condition of life, every event of providence, and every relation wherein I stand.

Lord, enable me in a day of prosperity to be joyful, and in a day of adversity to consider, because God hath set the one over against the other; Ecclesiastes 7:14(KJV) to add to my knowledge temperance, and to temperance patience. 2 Peter 1:6(KJV)

Give me grace to abide with thee in the calling wherein I am called, 1 Corinthians 7:24(KJV) and in all my ways to acknowledge thee; Proverbs 3:6(KJV) and be thou pleased to direct my steps. Proverbs 16:9(KJV)

Let those that are called, being servants, be the Lord’s freemen; and those that are called, being free, be Christ’s servants. 1 Corinthians 7:22(KJV)

Let all in every relation dwell together in unity, Psalm 133:1(KJV) that it may be as the dew of Hermon and as the dew that descends upon the mountains of Zion. Psalm 133:3(KJV) O that I may dwell together as a joint-heir of the grace of life with your people, that my prayers may not be hindered. 1 Peter 3:7(KJV)

Give me grace to honour all men, to love the brotherhood, to fear God, 1 Peter 2:17(KJV) and to be subject to the higher powers, Romans 13:1(KJV) not only for wrath but also for conscience’s sake. Romans 13:5(KJV)

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Pray for Grace to Assist you that you may be Cheerful in your Duty

Petition 3.31 | KJV

That I may be pleasant and cheerful in my duty.

Lord, enable me to rejoice evermore, 1 Thessalonians 5:16(KJV) to rejoice in the Lord always, because he hath again said unto me, Rejoice; Philippians 4:4(KJV) that I may go on my way rejoicing, may eat my bread with joy, and drink my wine with a merry heart, as I shall have reason to do if God now accepteth my works. Ecclesiastes 9:7(KJV)

Give me grace to serve thee, the Lord my God, with joyfulness and gladness of heart in the abundance of all things; Deuteronomy 28:47(KJV) and to sing in the ways of the Lord, because great is the glory of my God. Psalm 138:5(KJV)

Let me have that cheerfulness of heart which doeth good like a medicine, Proverbs 17:22(KJV) and deliver me from that heaviness which maketh the heart stoop, Proverbs 12:25(KJV) and that sorrow of the world which worketh death. 2 Corinthians 7:10(KJV)

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Pray for Grace to Assist you that you may be Courageous in your Duty

Petition 3.30 | KJV

That I may be resolute and courageous in my duty, as one that knows that though I may be a loser for Christ, I shall not be a loser by him in the end.

Lord, teach me to endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ, 2 Timothy 2:3(KJV) that I may not fear the reproach of men or their revilings, Isaiah 51:7(KJV) nor be ashamed of Christ or of his words, Mark 8:38(KJV) knowing whom I have believed, even one who is able to keep what I have committed to him against that day. 2 Timothy 1:12(KJV)

Though bonds and afflictions should abide me, Lord, grant that none of these things may move me, and that I may not count life itself dear to me, so I may finish my course with joy. Acts 20:23-24(KJV)

Enable me in all things to approve myself to God; 2 Corinthians 6:4(KJV) and then to pass by honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report, clad with the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left, 2 Corinthians 6:7-8(KJV) as one that accounts it a very small thing to be judged of man’s judgment, for he that judgeth me is the Lord. 1 Corinthians 4:3-4(KJV)

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Pray for Grace to Assist you that you may be Diligent in your Duty

Petition 3.29 | KJV

That I may be active and diligent in my duty.

Lord, quicken me to work the works of him that sent me, while it is day, because the night comes, wherein no man can work; John 9:4(KJV) and what good my hands find to do, to do it with all my might, because there is no work or knowledge in the grave whither I am going. Ecclesiastes 9:10(KJV)

Lord, grant that I may never be slothful in any good business, but fervent in spirit, serving the Lord; Romans 12:11(KJV) steadfast and unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as I know that my labour is not in vain in the Lord. 1 Corinthians 15:58(KJV)

Lord, make me zealously affected in every good work; Galatians 4:18(KJV) and what I do, enable me to do it heartily, as unto the Lord and not unto men. Colossians 3:23(KJV)

Lord, enable me to do the work of every day in its day, according as the duty of the day requires, Ezra 3:4(KJV) redeeming the time, because the days are evil; Ephesians 5:16(KJV) that when my Lord comes, he may find me so doing. Luke 12:43(KJV)

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Pray for Grace to Assist you that you may be Honest in your Duty

Petition 3.28 | KJV

That I may be honest and sincere in my duty.

Let my wisdom be not that from beneath, which is earthly, sensual, devilish; James 3:15(KJV) but wisdom from above, which is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy. James 3:17(KJV)

O that I may always have my conversation in the world in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom but by the grace of God. 2 Corinthians 1:12(KJV)

Lord, uphold me in my integrity, and set me before thy face for ever; Psalm 41:12(KJV) and let integrity and uprightness preserve me, for I wait on thee. Psalm 25:21(KJV)

Let my heart be found in thy statutes, that I be not ashamed; Psalm 119:80(KJV) and let my eye be single, that my whole body may be full of light. Matthew 6:22(KJV)

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Pray for Grace to Direct, Quicken, Strengthen, and Assist you that you may Walk Wisely

Petition 3.27 | KJV

I must pray for grace to direct and quicken me to, and to strengthen and assist me in, my duty, in the whole course of my conversation.

Let the grace of God, which hath appeared to me and to all men, bringing salvation, effectually teach me to deny all ungodliness and worldly, fleshly lusts, and to live soberly, righteously, and godly in this present world, looking for the blessed hope and the glorious appearing of the great God and my Saviour Jesus Christ, who gave himself for his people, that he might redeem them from all iniquity and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. Titus 2:11-14(KJV)

That I may be prudent and discreet in my duty.

Thou hast said, If any man lacks wisdom, he must ask it of God, who gives to all men liberally and upbraideth not, and it shall be given him. James 1:5(KJV) Lord, I want wisdom; make me wise as a serpent and harmless as a dove, Matthew 10:16(KJV) that wisdom may make my face to shine, Ecclesiastes 8:1(KJV) and may be better to me than weapons of war. Ecclesiastes 9:18(KJV)

Enable me to walk in wisdom towards them that are without, redeeming the time. Colossians 4:5(KJV)

Give me to order all my affairs with discretion and to behave myself wisely, in a perfect way, with a perfect heart. Psalm 101:2(KJV)

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Pray for Grace to Govern your Tongue

Petition 3.26 | KJV

I must pray for grace to enable me both to govern my tongue well and to use it well.

Lord, enable me to take heed to my ways, that I offend not with my tongue, and to keep my mouth as it were with a bridle, Psalm 39:1(KJV) that it may not be hasty to utter any thing. Ecclesiastes 5:2(KJV)

Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth, keep the door of my lips, Psalm 141:3(KJV) that I may not offend in word. James 3:2(KJV)

Let my speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, Colossians 4:6(KJV) and enable me always, out of the good treasure of my heart, to bring forth good things. Matthew 12:35(KJV) Let my mouth speak wisdom, and my tongue talk judgment; Psalm 37:30(KJV) and let not thy words depart out of my mouth, or any of your people’s mouth, nor out of the mouth of our seed, or our seed’s seed, from henceforth and for ever. Isaiah 59:21(KJV)

Enable me always to open my mouth with wisdom, and let the law of kindness be in my tongue. Proverbs 31:26(KJV) Give me to know what is acceptable, Proverbs 10:32(KJV) that my tongue may be as choice silver, and my lips may feed many. Proverbs 10:20-21(KJV)

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Pray for Grace to Preserve you from Sin

Petition 3.25 | KJV

I must pray for grace to preserve me from sin and all appearances of it and approaches towards it.

Now I pray to God that I may do no evil, 2 Corinthians 13:7(KJV) but may be blameless and harmless, as a child of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation. Philippians 2:15(KJV)

Turn away my eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken thou me in thy way. Psalm 119:37(KJV) Remove from me the way of lying, and grant me thy law graciously. Psalm 119:29(KJV)

Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practise wicked works with them that work iniquity; and let me not eat of their dainties. Psalm 141:4(KJV)

O cleanse me from my secret faults; keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins: Let not them have dominion over me, but let me be upright and innocent from the great transgressions; Psalm 19:12-13(KJV) and grant that hereby I may prove myself upright before thee, by keeping myself from my own iniquity. Psalm 18:23(KJV)

Let thy word be hid in my heart, that I may not sin against thee; Psalm 119:11(KJV) and thy grace be at all times sufficient for me, 2 Corinthians 12:9(KJV) ready to me, and mighty in me; and never give me up to my own heart’s lust, to walk in my own counsel. Jeremiah 7:24(KJV)

Enable me to walk circumspectly, not as a fool but as wise, Ephesians 5:15(KJV) so circumspectly, that I may cut off occasion from them which desire occasion to blaspheme that worthy name by which I am called; James 2:7(KJV) and with well-doing may I put to silence the ignorance of foolish men, 1 Peter 2:15(KJV) and may I adorn the doctrine of God my Saviour in all things. Titus 2:10(KJV)