Ascension Prayers

Opening Prayer
“Who wouldst not fear Thee, O Lord God of Hosts, most high and most terrible? For Thou art Lord alone. Thou has made heaven and the heaven of heavens, the earth and all things that are therein, and in Thy hand is the soul of every living thing. Thou sittest king upon the flood; yea, Thou sittest king forever. Thou art a great king over all the earth. Thou art clothed with strength; honor and majesty are before Thee. Amen." A.W. Tozer

Meditate on the Psalms
  • Psalm 2
  • Psalm 47
  • Psalm 93
  • Psalm 96

Growing in Grace: Pondering other Scriptures
  • Acts 1.1-11
  • Ephesians 1.15-23
  • Luke 24.44-53

Things to Pray Through
  • God’s royal priesthood, for empowerment by the Spirit
  • Those who wait on God, that they may find renewal
  • All people, that they may acknowledge the kingdom of the ascended Christ
  • The earth, for productivity and for fruitful harvests
  • All who are struggling with broken relationships

Closing Prayer
“Breath in me, O Holy Spirit, that my thoughts may be holy.
Act in me, O Holy Spirit, that my work, too, may be holy.
Draw my heart, O Holy Spirit, that I love only what is holy.
Strengthen me, O Holy Spirit, to defend all that is holy.
Guard me, then, O Holy Spirit, that I may always be holy.” Augustine of Hippo