“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30
Dear Heavenly Father, you are a good father who wants what is best for us. You have promised the gift of your Holy Spirit to those who ask.
Thank you that you give rest to the weary. Holy Spirit, come and fill us with the power we need to live for you.
You work within us to conform us to the image of Jesus, and we thank you that you have promised to complete the work you have begun in us.
But empower us with the Holy Spirit to be witnesses for you in our world. Equip is with the spiritual gifts we need to cooperate with you.
Fill us Holy Spirit so that we are ready to be used by you. Lead us onto the dance floor of love to dance in cooperation with you so that your kingdom is advanced.
As we cooperate with you, we find rest for our souls for your yolk is easy and your burden light.
So, baptize and fill us so that we may be used in your kingdom. We ask this in the name of Jesus, Amen.