Prayer of Reconciliation
Lord Jesus, help me to be patient toward __________. May my words and actions be kind toward him/her. Please make me content with __________. May I not be jealous toward __________ and their possessions or who they are. Make my behavior toward __________ modest, humble, and appropriate. When I want to boast in myself or make my ways seem better or more important give me a selfless mind and heart help me put __________ before myself. Savior, who has been merciful to me, let me not become angered because "...the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God." (James 1:20) Lord, help me to forget the ways __________has hurt me in the past and to rejoice in what is right and true in __________'s life. Lord, help me to bear with __________, because we are all sinners in need of grace. May I have the strength to trust and hope for good in __________, giving them the benefit of the doubt knowing that you are in the business of restoring __________ and my relationship. If it is possible, as much as depends on me, help me to live live peaceably with __________. (Romans 12:18) With your grace and mercy I know you will give me what I need to endure life with __________ knowing that in the end you will be glorified. "Not unto us, O LORD, not unto us, But to Your name give glory, Because of Your mercy, Because of Your truth." (Psalm 115:1) Amen.