‘I will be still’
Music – ‘Most beautiful’ by oka.
We are going to spend some time in quiet communion with God. In this time we will rest in God. A communion which refreshes and restores.
I invite you to spend a moment, relaxing in the Spirits presence.. Consciously offering your whole self to God. Let your prayer be the loosening of tension in your body, if it helps imagine a slow flow of water, melting your muscles from the top of your head to the tip of your toes.
Psalm 16:7-9 says..
7 I will praise the LORD, who counsels me;
even at night my heart instructs me.
8 I have set the LORD always before me.
Because he is at my right hand,
I will not be shaken.
9 Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices;
my body also will rest secure,
‘Set the Lord before you’ the Psalmist says.
We are going to spend some time just setting our minds eye on Jesus.
You may like to think about a quality of Jesus, his love, intimacy, the fruit of the spirit or a message or promise of Jesus, or a picture of Jesus.
(images of Jesus eating at the table, Jesus healing, Jesus the shepherd on screen and quote “It is He to whom I now come-this Jesus, this very Jesus. He is present and interested.”)
Think slowly over this picture or pour slowly over this message. Keep in the foreground of your mind; “It is He to whom I now come-this Jesus, this very Jesus. He is present and interested.”
We bring ourselves before you Lord, ready to worship, serve and receive you.
(Inspired by George S Stewart in The Lower Levels of Prayer )
‘Washing of the Feet.’ Artist Unknown.