This passage from Colossians 1:9-14 is the perfect prayer - one that asks God to fill each person I love with wisdom so that they can live their lives for the Lord, pleasing Him in all things.
We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way:
bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God, being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience, and giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of his holy people in the kingdom of light.
For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins."
Do you have a favorite scripture you include in your prayer time?
Dr. Charles Stanley has written devotionals on this passage as well. You can read them online:
The Pattern of Powerful Prayer
The Model for Prayer
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