“Those who know Your name will trust in You” (Psalm 9:10). If there is an area where we have trouble trusting in You, show us what we need to know about You that we have not understood.
You often require full surrender before You will reveal our next steps. Remind us that those things we are reluctant to release will only be lost eventually anyway, and then without the blessings that come through willing surrender.
Jar us with the reality that there is a sure and certain day of reckoning coming. May we ready ourselves, and be diligent in pleading with/for others to be ready as well.
A couple of years ago, I heard Bono interviewed about his spiritual convictions. One of the things that caught my attention was a statement he made about grace. He said that he was so grateful for grace, and that karma…