I Pray LIFE Over You

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Welcome to week 4 of the “Fridays Are For Faith ‘n Friends” blog hop! I’m honored to have you guys join me again today and I pray that you’ll join me here every Friday for prayer, love, and encouragement. As I explained in week 1, I may not be writing a message every Friday, but I will have a focal passage of Scripture in which I will be meditating on as I write a prayer to encourage your hearts. I will also be available to pray with or for you throughout the day and you can contact me for prayer anytime by clicking here. Also, each week I will share with you my favorite post from the previous week’s link-up.  … So, link-up, be encouraged, and spread the love!

(Job 33:4 NIV- THE SPIRIT of GOD has made me; the breath of THE ALMIGHTY gives me LIFE.)

As I began to meditate on today’s focal verse I felt THE HOLY SPIRIT completely consume me. And as I began to personalize that verse and pray it over my own life, my heart began to not just grasp, but tightly grip and take a hold of the beauty, power, and TRUTH within each and every word. And so, as you are here visiting with me today, know that it is not my chance, but by divine appointment that I get to pray THE LIFE held within this verse over your life today. May you feel HIS HOLY and perfect PRESENCE like never before.

ABBA, I come before YOU this morning asking that YOU would help us to open our hearts  and minds to truly understand, firmly embrace, and wholly receive THE TRUTH that is YOUR WORD. For FATHER we know that within YOUR WORD lies the purpose and LIFE that the depths of our hearts so desperately long and cry out for. … LORD, YOUR SPIRIT has masterfully made us and it is YOUR very breath that gives us LIFE. I thank YOU for YOUR LIFE within us and I ask that with each and every breath we take that YOU would continually breathe new LIFE within our beings; mind, body, soul, and spirit that we would operate by YOUR SPIRIT, through YOUR power, and according to YOUR purpose. I ask that YOUR HOLY SPIRIT would infiltrate and consume us in such a way that we would become one with YOU; that our hearts would beat to the rhythm of YOUR heartbeat. ABBA, we long for more YOU. Fill us with the fullness of CHRIST and help us to live, stand, breathe, and rest assured that it is YOUR very LIFE that lives within us and in YOU we lack nothing. FATHER, we love you more today than yesterday. Our love for YOU is ever-increasing as we come to know the depths of YOUR heart for us. YOU are a good FATHER and we thank YOU that YOU never leave us nor forsake us. We honor YOU and we give YOU all of the glory. In the mighty name of JESUS CHRIST, YOUR precious SON, and our LORD and SAVIOR— I pray, Amen and so be it.

The song below is one of my favorite songs to sing before GOD as I enter HIS PRESENCE every morning. I believe that singing is one of the most intimate ways to worship, praise and just love on THE LORD. The song says, “Set a fire down in my soul that I can’t contain and I can’t control. I want more of YOU, GOD”. I don’t know about you, but everyday I long for more of HIM. I want HIS SPIRIT to ignite and passionately burn within my soul. And so, everyday, I sing to THE LORD and I ask HIM for more of all that is HIM in my life and the beauty in that is— HE never denies me, but freely and graciously gives of HIMSELF. So today, even if you don’t sing, I just want to encourage you to just begin to ask THE LORD for more of HIS PRESENCE in your life and watch how HE will amaze you as HE begins to reveal HIMSELF to you.

Happy Friday! I love you guys!

Believe, Be Beautiful, Be Brilliant, and Be Blessed! 🙂

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48 thoughts on “I Pray LIFE Over You

    • Liz, the lyrics to that song is my heart’s cry before THE LORD always! I love songs that allow me to pour my heart out to HIM as I’m singing. … Thank you so much for visiting with me today! I pray that you were blessed here. Infinite blessings to you, Love! 🙂

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    • Awww! Thanks so much, Linda! Glad I could make you smile, beautiful friend! Your comment made me smile and it’s a joy to have you visit with me today! Infinite blessings to you, Love! 🙂

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    • Christi, I just love songs that allow me to express the cry of my heart before THE LORD! To me they’re the absolute best. I pray that this song will allow you to do the same. … And your kind words have blessed me this morning. It’s an honor and a joy getting to know you better. Thank you so much for visiting with me today, Love! Hope you have a wonderful weekend! Infinite blessings to you, beautiful friend! 🙂

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    • Donna, you are most welcome, Love! It is truly an honor. Thank you so much for visiting and linking up with me today! Hope you have a wonderful weekend as well! Infinite blessings to you, beautiful friend! 🙂

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    • Beautiful post, Andy! So encouraging and inspiring! Reading this put a huge smile on my face and in my heart. Your words were much need today, beautiful friend. Thanks so much for sharing! Have a wonderful weekend! GOD bless you! 🙂

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    • Awww! Beth, I love you too, beautiful sister! … And if you have a post that you want to link-up, if you have the connection and can send me the name of the post and your email address, I’ll link it up for you… Thank you so much for visiting with me today, Love! GOD bless you! 🙂

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  2. What a lovely day to start with a prayer tai, thank you so much for alllowing God to use you through this. This is really replenishing to me as we are having a tough time now with my musician, with our church’s sound operator and with my worship team in general as we go a lot of transitions lately.

    Thanks really, oh and that song, we love that accompanied by a guitar. 🙂

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    • Awww! You are more than welcome. Steve! I’m so happy to hear that you have been replenished here, my friend! I’m praying for you and your worship team right now. Thank you so much for visiting with me today! May GOD bless you and keep you always! 🙂

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  3. Powerful, powerful prayer, my sister. I pray with you and will be praying this prayer again and again. Oh, I praise God for sending you into my life here on earth through this blog-world. You bless me, Tai. So very much.

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    • Awww! You’ve brought tear of joy to my eyes, sweet Linda! You always bless me, beautiful friend so I am honored to return the favor. Thank you so very much for visiting with me! I pray that you have a wonderful weekend, Love! GOD bless you! 🙂

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    • Awww! You are most welcome, Joanne! And thank you so much for your prayers and for visiting with me today, beautiful friend! Hope you have a wonderful weekend as well! GOD bless you! 🙂

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  4. Tai,

    Sweetie I’ve been meditating on this scripture and my my it is slicing right through me. It is causing me to dig deep. I’ll be writing about it soon. Thank you for the above prayer. It’s giving me life right now.

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    • You are most welcome, beautiful Sister! And I definitely understand it how it’s causing you to dig deeper as it has done me the same way. I love Scriptures like that! Thank you so much for visiting with me today, Love! GOD bless you! 🙂

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  5. What a powerful verse! Thank you so much for the beautiful prayer that acknowledges who God is and that He is within us. He gives us life and loves us more than we can imagine! Your posts are always so encouraging, Tai. Blessings to you dear sister. 🙂

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  6. Tai, I thought I left a comment, but it didn’t show up. Anyway, I appreciated this encouraging post and what a powerful verse that is! Thank you for sharing and for your prayer. Blessings to you dear sister!

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    • You did leave a comment, Love. Comments don’t show up until I approve them. Doing that helps me keep up with each person that visits me, so I can return the favor. Thanks again! Love you, sweet Sister! 🙂

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  7. This was absolutely beautiful and anointed. I think we’re on the same wave link. Last week my poem post was on the Holy Spirit. I sent this week’s to you by e-mail. Let me know if you didn’t get it. Love, sweet friend! Debbie

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