I have wanted to share this idea for a while and even captured this photo back in July when I saw this beat-up white delivery truck with only one word on the entire vehicle, “Perfected.” It was this morning, when my AM readings included Psalm 138 and a devotion by Pastor Chuck Smith on prayer, I felt motivated to post it today.
Have you ever had someone come to mind to pray for, or even run into someone and thought, “I should say a prayer for him or her,” but didn’t know quite what to pray? Can be slightly frustrating? I mean, it’s not bad to just say, “God, please bless so-and-so,” but maybe there could be more? At some point in this last year, I had the “P’s of Prayer” come together for me (I think God was graciously meeting me with some divine inspiration), and they have helped me to pray for others when I don’t have anything specific in mind for them. The last “P,” “Perfection,” has a Scripture tied to it too.
It goes something like this…(and most often I say it for an individual man or woman.)
would you give XXXXXXX Your PERSPECTIVE, that is, a Scriptural truth or truths
they are needing to know right now, or today, or for this week…;
may they go forth in Your POWER and not their own, yes, strengthen them;
would you PROVIDE and PROTECT them physically, emotionally, spiritually, intellectually, and/or materially;
and finally Lord, I pray for Your PERFECTION, that is, “would you perfect that which concerns them.” (Psalm 138:8—NKJV)
In Jesus Name, Amen.