Day 31

A Prayer For Holy Peace

"Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which no one will see the LORD; looking carefully lest anyone fall short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up cause trouble, and by this many become defiled."

Hebrews 12:14

Merciful Father,

You are holy, gracious and kind. You have provided the way for us to know and experience Your peace through Your Son Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace. It is only through His life, death and resurrection that we experience peace with You. Lord Jesus, You have now clothed us in garments of righteousness and holiness. You have called us to follow Your example of being peacebuilders by sharing Your gospel of love and grace. Father, there are forces in this world that work to whittle away the grace, peace and love You provide to turn hearts towards You. Holy Spirit, protect, guard and keep us from allowing these influences to defile us. Remove any bitterness from our hearts and breathe fresh love and clarity into our hearts and minds. Lord Jesus, make us holy as You are holy, transforming us into the pursuers of peace that You enable us to be. All for Your glory, Father, in the name of Jesus, the Prince of Peace. Amen.