Why is it important to pray in the morning?
A morning prayer is a wonderful way to focus your time and attention on seeking God’s plan for the day ahead. Whether you need encouragement, peace, strength, or rest, God can meet you in a very real and present way when you come before Him with a humble heart.
What do you pray first thing in the morning?
Dear Lord, help me remember what a difference it makes when I make time with You a priority in my morning. Awaken me in body and spirit each day with a desire to meet with You and to hear You speak words of affirmation, assurance and wisdom over my heart as I prepare to go into my day. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
What does the Bible say about seeking God early in the morning?
“O GOD, You are my God; Early will I seek You” (Psalm 63:1a, NKJV). In this scripture, the psalmist David proclaims, “Early will I seek You,” and we can apply his declaration to our own lives on several different levels. First of all, we should remember to seek the Lord early each day.
What are the benefits of morning devotion?
This small amount of time we take each morning has four powerful benefits:
- It reminds us of what to focus on the rest of our day.
- It reminds us of our priorities.
- It reminds us of our calling to love God and love others.
- It reminds of who we are in Christ and who He wants us to be.
What is morning prayer called?
Lauds or Dawn Prayer (at dawn, about 5 a.m., but earlier in summer, later in winter) Prime or Early Morning Prayer (First Hour = approximately 6 a.m.) Terce or Mid-Morning Prayer (Third Hour = approximately 9 a.m.) Sext or Midday Prayer (Sixth Hour = approximately 12 noon)
Should you pray first thing in the morning?
You Start Your Day by Worshiping God
An important thing about morning devotional prayer is that you start your day in worship. Setting aside time for a personal moment with God, especially in the morning before going about your day, allows you to get that moment of connection with God.
Why is it important to seek God early in the morning?
What Are the Benefits of Seeking God in the Morning? God wants to meet with us. He wants us to set aside our busyness, our To-Do lists, and sit with Him– basking in His presence. He’s waiting for us to commune with Him, and to communicate with us through prayer.
What does the Bible say about starting your day?
Psalm 5:3 “My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O Lord; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.” Lamentations 3:22-24 “It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.
What is the meaning of Psalm 63?
The context of Psalm 63 is King David fleeing from his son, Absalom. TEXT: PSALM 63. In Psalm 63, we clearly see the historical context of Absalom’s threats against David – verses 7-11. Writing this Psalm, David was in danger of death at the hand of his son, Absalom.