Praying with Paul: 'Patiently, yet Expectantly'

Friday, December 20, 2024

Colossians 3:3-4

Dear Father,

My God, I know that I have died and that my life is hid with Christ. He holds the outcome of my life wholly in his hands; he is my life.

Grant that I may wait patiently yet expectantly, knowing that when he appears, I will also appear with him in glory.

Father, I thank you for this blessed hope. Let the joy of it fill my life every day as I sojourn here on this earth.

Let me put the things of this world in perspective through the victory that Christ brings.

In the name of Jesus I ask. Amen.

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Patiently, yet Expectantly — Colossians 3:3-4

About This Devotional

Eldon Degge turns the apostle Paul's writings into daily, powerful prayers.

Heartlight appreciates Eldon Degge and Meridian Publishing for permission to make this available on our website. Praying with Paul is also available as a book.