The Convicting Spirit – Valley of Vision

Chris put this in front of me today because he knew I needed to pray it, every part of it.  He was right.  Hope you are encouraged as much as I was!

THE CONVICTING SPIRIT

THOU BLESSED SPIRIT, AUTHOR OF ALL GRACE AND COMFORT,
Come, work repentance in my soul;
Represent sin to me in its odious colours that I may hate it;
Melt my heart by the majesty and mercy of God;
Show me my ruined self and the help there is in him;
Teach me to behold my Creator,
his ability to save,
his arms outstretched,
his heart big for me.
May I confide in his power and love,
commit my soul to him without reserve,
bear his image,
observe his laws,
pursue his service,
and be through time and eternity
a monument to the efficacy of his grace,
a trophy of his victory.
Make me willing to be saved in his way,
perceiving nothing in myself, but all in Jesus:
Help me not only to receive him but
to walk in him,
depend upon him,
commune with him,
be conformed to him,
follow him,
imperfect, but still pressing forward,
not complaining of labour, but valuing rest,
not murmuring under trials, but thankful for my state.
Give me that faith which is the means of salvation,
and the principle and medium of all godliness;
May I be saved by grace through faith,
live by faith,
feel the joy of faith,
do the work of faith.
Perceiving nothing in myself, may I find in Christ
wisdom, righteousness, sanctification, redemption.

One response to “The Convicting Spirit – Valley of Vision

  1. Praise the Lord for His sovereign hand on our minds and hearts. As I read this prayer, I was deeply convicted in a way is clear to see the Lord designed. Thank you for sharing that which convicted your heart, that the Body of Christ might be edified and the Head exalted!

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