A Christmas Prayer that You will be Thrilled with the Hope of Jesus

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A Christmas Prayer to share with your family and friends that they might be thrilled with the hope that lasts forever . . . the hope found in Jesus.

Merry Christmas, friends!

This is…

My Christmas Prayer

Heavenly Father, I pray that, by the power of Your Spirit, our hearts will be filled with…

♥ The Thrill of Hope

Father, thank you for Jesus, the hope for our weary world. As we celebrate His birthday, please fill us with joy and peace that lasts forever.

 I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in Him. Then you will overflow with confident hope through the power of the Holy Spirit.

Romans 15:13

♥ Faith, Hope, and Love

Father, thank you for the gift of Your Word. It proclaims the promises we have in Jesus, the Word made flesh. And by Your Spirit, it draws us to faith and helps that faith grow. Thank you for the way Your promises give us hope for the future and remind us of Your unfailing love that lasts forever.

Please help us love one another as You love us. Bless our families and friends with a firm foundation of faith in Your Son and our Savior, Jesus. And please give us all the daily assurance that we can live with faith, hope, and love because You are our Provider and Protector.

May we faithfully SEEK You first knowing that You will keep Your promise to give us everything we need.

Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance.

1 Corinthians 13:7

♥ Jesus, Our Hope and Joy

Father, You didn’t keep the truth about Your love and saving grace a secret from Your people. Thank you!

You promised and provided our Savior and You gave Your one and only Son, Jesus. You proclaimed His power and glory through angels, prophets, apostles, and followers. When we are discouraged, distressed, or disappointed . . . please remind us that Jesus is the source of eternal comfort and wonderful hope.

I cried out, “I am slipping!” but your unfailing love, O Lord, supported me.
When doubts filled my mind, Your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer.

Psalm 94:18–19

♥ Courage and Strength

Father, I pray that You will bless us with courage and strength each day. Every promise You have made is assured. Your plans are secure. Your forgiveness is complete and Your saving grace lasts forever.

Your LOVE is enough! You tell us not to be worried or afraid because You are with us.

Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.

Isaiah 41:10

Hold us up, Lord. Please strengthen us today and throughout the year ahead. Make us aware of Your presence and help us always remember that You, the One who is with us is greater than the one who stands against us.

A Christmas prayer to share with your family and friends that they might be thrilled with the hope that lasts forever . . . the hope found in Jesus.

♥ Grace, Mercy, Peace, and Truth

Father, please bless us all with your grace, mercy, truth, and peace. Grace that blessed us with what we don’t deserve and mercy that freed us from what we do deserve. Peace that goes beyond human understanding and truth that is absolute and everlasting.

We worship, praise, and offer ourselves to You in humility and faith.

Teach me Your ways, O Lord,
    that I may live according to Your truth!
Grant me purity of heart,
    so that I may honor You.
 With all my heart I will praise You, O Lord my God.
    I will give glory to Your name forever.

Psalm 86:11–12

Merry Christmas

Friends, I am so very thankful for you. I count you among my most precious blessings.

Thank you for pouring yourselves into this space through your comments and prayers.

I pray that your Christmas celebration is filled with peace and joy that lasts throughout the new year.

And finally, one more Christmas Prayer and Blessing…

May our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father encourage you and strengthen you in every good thing you do and say. God loved us, and through His grace He gave us a good hope and encouragement that continues forever.

2 Thessalonians 2:16–17
A Christmas prayer to share with your family and friends that they might be thrilled with the hope that lasts forever . . . the hope found in Jesus.

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29 Comments

  1. Blessings to you Deb. Thank you for all your provision this year. May you have a peaceful and healthy 2023. God bless you xx

    1. God bless you, Mavis! Thank you for your words of encouragement. I truly appreciate them. Blessings now and throughout the new year.

  2. Thankyou for sharing this ministry with everyone. Thankyou for this prayer. So powerful is His Word.

    GLORY!

    1. Thank you for your kind encouragement, Laurie! God bless you!

  3. Joan Chelgren says:

    Merry Christmas to you Deb. Thank you for another year of inspirational thoughts to get me through the day at times. And a blessed new year to you and your family.

    1. Thank you, Joan! Merry Christmas to you and your family, as well. I so appreciate your kind words. God bless you and those you love throughout the year ahead!

  4. Dr Lixon Chikumbirike says:

    Glory be to God Almighty. Thank you for the revelations you share with us. Wishing you also a merry Christmas and a blessed glorious New year. Stay blessed. Amen and Amen.

    1. Thank you, Dr. Chikumbirike! It is truly my pleasure to serve the Lord in this way! And I am blessed by your kind encouragement. God bless you!

    1. Thank you, Martha! God bless you and your family as you celebrate this weekend!

  5. Merry Christmas, Deb! Thank you for your wonderful inspirational emails! I look forward to reading them each week!

    1. Thank you, Barbara! It is my pleasure! Your kind encouragement is a lovely blessing! Merry Christmas!

  6. Deb,

    May God bless you with all of the blessings you have given to us through your wonderful, uplifting and very wise messages. You just can’t imagine how they have helped me!! I feel so very blessed that I found your blog. I say it over and over, God knows what we need and when we need it and who to be the one to deliver.
    I pray that you and your family have a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year. May you be blessed with all the love that you give.

    1. Thank you so much, Sue! I am truly appreciative of your faithful visits and encouragement. Blessings and hugs!

  7. Kathy Francescon says:

    Oh Deb, I ditto all the previous comments! I too, am so very blessed to have found your blog and so eager to read each one! It is with great respect and earnestness of soul, that I say thank you, bless you, and please don’t stop sharing! Sometimes I do get so tired of fending off the enemy and watching the world grow darker everyday…but then, Deb and post helps me stand and fight another day! Praying all your readers are safe and warm from this arctic blast we are experiencing and praying for You and Rev to have the happiest of fellowship with family and friends and the peace and joy and light of Jesus always in hearts! Merry Blessed Christmas, my precious friend!

  8. I so appreciate this site and everyone on it. The shared experiences, struggles and hopes. Yes, indeed as Kathy said, in this dark world, we all need a beacon of light for encouragement, strenght and endurance. Thank you for taking on this role. Thank you for your honesty, sharing your own struggles and experiences so we all can relate and learn from it. Wishing you, Rev and your loved ones a very blessed, peace, love and joy filled holiday season. 😇💞

    1. Thank you, Gaby! I’m so glad you are part of our community and appreciate the way you add to our conversations! May you and your family be blessed with God’s love and much joy!

  9. Thank you for continuing to share with us weekly. I appreciate You. I look Forward to reading your emails. I share Them with a dear friend of mine. Merry Christmas to you and Rev and the rest of your family.

    1. Thank you so very much, Debra! I truly appreciate your kind words of encouragement. Merry Christmas and God bless you and all you love.

  10. Deb,
    My words fall short in how much I appreciate your faithful service to Him and to us!
    It’s such a comfort to find your emails in my inbox several days each week and to know that when I open them and read, pray, cry (sometimes), and learn, that because of your service in the kingdom, others just like me are being blessed and strengthened.

    Thank you for choosing to give of your time, talent and resources to bless each of us with “gifts” of His Word all year thru.

    May you and yours enjoy a true celebration this season and thru the new year!

    1. You are so kind, Monday! Thank you!! I feel so blessed to be able to do this and words like yours add to the blessing abundantly. God bless you!

  11. Arlene Wilkins says:

    Merry Christmas.. Thank you for all the encouragement and all the Prayers and all the lesson that you ponder on me this year you have a Blessed and Wonderful New Year for you and your family.🙏🥰

    1. Thank you, Arlene! God bless you now and in the New Year!

  12. Merry Christmas.. Your words a truly inspiring and Holy Spirit filled. May the peace of God be with you and your family.

    1. Thank you, Leo! I appreciate your kind words and encouragement. God bless you!

  13. Amanda Mallard says:

    Thank you, Deb! 💞🙏💞 Amen!
    Merry Christmas to you & yours.

  14. Zoenitta Toler says:

    Have a merry Christmas and happy New Year when i reading prayer request God has answered some my pray I want you to pray for my older son lives in the group home that he have a angel watch over him he is autism I went by there today he wants there he was out pray for him have good rest not get up in half of night pray for his foot the staff was very nice

    1. Lifting your son up in prayer, Zoenitta. Asking to watch over him and for his foot. God bless you!

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