Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
1 Peter 5:7
How do you do it, Lord?
You’re able to take all of the cares of the world on your shoulders,
including my cares for my child.
You’re able to carry them continually!
Not only do you carry them, you’re also able do something about them.
How amazing you are! Thank you for caring for me and my child.
“You, O God, are strong,” and “you, O Lord, are loving”
I come to you today to cast all my cares on you.
More than anything else, I ask that my daughter will “come to know”
you, Lord Jesus (Ephesians 4:20).
I long for her to have a living relationship with you.
If she walked with you, how blessed she would be!
I cast this care and ask that your Spirit draw her to you.
I pray she will repent and turn to you and prove her repentance
by the things she does (Acts 26:20).
I’m also concerned for her safety, Lord. The choices she’s made and
the friends she’s chosen have frequently put her in harm’s way.
I know only part of it. But you know all of it.
Only you can keep her safe, Lord, though I try too.
Your “forces are beyond number,”
and those under your command are “mighty” (Joel 2:11).
Please send your angels to watch over her.
May your “power and might” protect her, Lord
I cast this care and place her in your arms again.
There’s no better place for her to be.
I also lift her future to you, Father.
I pray she will seek your kingdom with her heart, mind, and strength
and work for what pleases you.
I pray that you will be in her and she in you (John 17:23)
so that she will have the joy of knowing you “face to face”
(1 Corinthians 13:12)!
Until that day, I pray that your “divine power” will give her
everything she needs “for life and godliness” (2 Peter 1:3).
You have given us such “very great and precious promises,” Lord
(2 Peter 1:4)!
I praise you that the weight of my cares, no matter how heavy they
may seem to me, are light to you and easy for you to carry.
“Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior,
who daily bears our burdens” (Psalm 68:19).
I cast all my cares upon you!
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