Prayer For Forgiveness Category

Against Temptation

Lord, over and over again I have fallen into the same temptations. I am slow to learn Your ways. I am ashamed to recall my resolves Never again to do What I have just come from doing Never again to stain myself In the same mudhole. Let me pick myself […] Read more »





Against Pride

Lord let me not think too highly of myself Nothing and no one comes before You Have mercy on this proud heart of mine Grant me the grace Never to raise myself above anyone Only then can I be kind, considerate And charitable to others Kill the pride within me […] Read more »

Against Anger

Lord, I need You to curb my temper And bridle my tongue. Help me to get along with people Who are difficult, thoughtless and selfish. Keep me from speaking barbed words From unkind silences that hurt even more. Restrain my anger when things go wrong Believing that You want me […] Read more »

Against Envy

Lord, do not allow me To be too firmly attached to this earth That I should fall in love and crave For too many things. Guard me from a jealous eye, An envious heart. Save me from the tyranny of possessions- Mature me in the choices that I make. Control […] Read more »

Against Lust

Lord, draw me out Of the weakness of the flesh. This foolish, self-favoring self. Help me to keep keen the edges of my mind And persevere in thinking straight and true To keep my passions in control. Take out of my senses Any perversion and addiction to lust Any temptation […] Read more »

Against Laziness

Lord, I need to be re-charged. The visions and dreams That have propelled me to continue Have been dimmed and faded to monotony. The aspirations, vows, and promises Are now withered and blighted I have sought the easy way Drawn back from the road that is hard. I have been […] Read more »

Against Gluttony

Lord, thank You for the bounty of this day That provided delightful things for the table Let me look at food With grace and enjoyment Without overlooking my health. Curb my appetite without begrudging me The reasonable need to fill my basic hunger. Rein my lack of control With the […] Read more »

Against Worldliness

Lord, keep me from becoming Too firmly attached to this earth That I should fall in love too deeply With material things. Make me understand that this journey Is only a temporary visit Then can I see all of life in its true perspective. Let me love those that will […] Read more »