121 Days of Prayer
The purposes of this prayer are: Wisdom, Guidance/Purpose, Protection and Lovingkindness.
Loving Lord, there are many proverbs in the book of Proverbs that urge the recipient to gain wisdom and to trust in God, such as this excerpt from the third chapter: “The Lord created the earth by his wisdom; by his knowledge he set the sky in place. His wisdom caused the rivers to flow and the clouds to give rain to the earth. Son, hold on to your wisdom and insight. Never let them get away from you. They will provide you with life- a pleasant and happy life. You can go safely on your way and never even stumble. You will not be afraid when you go to bed and you will sleep soundly through the night. You will not have to worry about sudden disasters, such as come on the wicked like a storm. The Lord will keep you safe. He will not let you fall into a trap. Whenever you possibly can, do good to those who need it. Never tell your neighbor to wait until tomorrow, if you can help him now.” Proverbs 3:19–28 (TEV). In his letter to his flock, James instructed them on how to acquire wisdom, writing, “If any of you lacks wisdom, he should pray to God, who will give it to him; because God gives generously and graciously to all. But when you pray, you must believe and not doubt at all.” James 1:5–6 (TEV). Gracious Lord, rid our prayers, we pray, of all doubt. Give us wisdom and understanding. May all our prayers be within your will. Amen.