An invitation ~ Father I place myself in your presence now as I make this commitment that I believe your Son, Jesus, is calling me to make. Send your Holy Spirit upon me to help me to pray.
I worship you as Creator, God of heaven and earth, and I want to give you all the praise you expect from me.
My Lord Jesus, I want to follow your call. You have accomplished my salvation, and that of all the world, upon the Cross by the shedding of your blood. I accept that salvation.
You have died to take away the sins of the world. On the Cross, you bore all my sins, and your forgiveness is available to me. I confess my sinfulness. I claim that forgiveness, and I forgive all those who have ever offended me.
Jesus, it was out of love for all of us that you gave up your life. And you would have given it up out of love for me alone. I now accept that love.
I want you to be the Lord of my life in every possible way. I give you my understanding, my will, my spirit, my physical being, my possessions, my desires, my plans. I want to surrender to you completely. I desire a personal relationship with you as my Lord and Saviour.
I give you my cares, my worries, my fears, my hang-ups, all my difficulties, and I ask you to set me free.
Father, my faith is weak. I want to believe, but doubts cause me to hesitate. Grant me, I pray, through Jesus, your Son, the gift of divine faith. Sweep away all my doubts and give me that assurance that only your gift of faith can impart.
Father, your Son, Jesus, said that if we ask you anything in his name, you would faithfully grant it. (request your petition) I ask you now in Jesus’ name to answer my prayer.
May all glory, all praise be to you, Father, all worship and honour, homage and blessing, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, reigning with you, one God, now and forever. Amen