THE PRAYER IN COLOSSIANS (1:9-14)



FATHER I ASK THAT:

I BE FILLED WITH THE FULL (DEEP AND CLEAR) KNOWLEDGE OF YOUR WILL IN ALL SPIRITUAL WISDOM (IN COMPREHENSIVE INSIGHT INTO THE WAYS AND PURPOSES OF GOD) AND IN UNDERSTANDING AND DISCERNMENT OF SPIRITUAL THINGS.

 I MAY WALK (LIVE AND CONDUCT MYSELF) IN A MANNER WORTH OF THE LORD, FULLY PLEASING TO YOU AND DESIRING TO PLEASE YOU IN ALL THINGS, BEARING FRUIT IN EVERY GOOD WORK AND STEADILY GROWING AND INCREASING IN AND BY YOUR KNOWLEDGE (WITH FULLER, DEEPER, AND CLEARER INSIGHT, ACQUAINTANCE, AND RECOGNITION).

 I MAY BE INVIGORATED AND STRENGTHENED WITH ALL POWER ACCORDING TO THE MIGHT OF YOUR GLORY, (TO EXERCISE) EVERY KIND OF ENDURANCE AND PATIENCE (PERSEVERANCE AND FORBEARANCE) WITH JOY.

I GIVE THANKS TO YOU FATHER, BECAUSE YOU HAVE QUALIFIED AND MADE ME FIT TO SHARE THE PORTION WHICH IS THE INHERITANCE OF THE SAINTS (GOD’S HOLY PEOPLE) IN THE LIGHT.

I THANK YOU THAT YOU HAVE DELIVERED ME FROM THE POWER OF DARKNESS, AND HATH TRANSLATED ME INTO THE KINGDOM OF YOUR DEAR SON; IN WHOM I HAVE REDEMPTION THROUGH HIS BLOOD, EVEN THE FORGIVENESS OF SINS.