A New Year Prayer

Published on Feb 25, 2018

Lord as into this New Year I step
This my prayer this my request
Give me joy Lord, Give me love
That to a watching world
I would live to show, the beauty
Of a life that in You is found!

Lord as into this New Year I step
No clue have I of what to expect
Of what the joys or what the tears
But this for sure I know and believe
The One who called me
Is with me and will never leave.

Lord as into this New Year I step
This my prayer this my request
With each day I would increasingly be
Aware and accepting of Your love for me
So that to the hurting world that I see
Reflection of this love I would be!


Preethi Alice Jacob

Preethi Jacob is the author of the yearlong devotional At the Potter’s Wheel, Day by Day. Her journey includes teaching a Bible Study Fellowship class, teaching and leading the Sunday School ministry in her church, leading Bible studies, besides counselling young women. She serves on the Global Mission Team of the United Bible Societies and lives in Bangalore, India with her husband and two young adult children.

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  1. Sadah

    This is nice.

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