Scripture: John 12:27-28: "'Now My soul is troubled, and what shall I say? 'Father, save Me from this hour'? But for this purpose I came to this hour. Father, glorify Your name.' Then a voice came from heaven, saying, 'I have both glorified it and will glorify it again.'"
When Jesus faced the toughest decision of His life, He asked Father God to glorify His own name. That request must have pleased the Father, for He answered right away--with an audible voice--and said He would do so!
Whether you're facing a good season or a challenging one, you can pray the same way Jesus did. If you ask, the Lord will glorify Himself in your situation. He will work things out so that Jesus will be lifted up through you.
Pray: "Dear Father God, You see what I'm going through right now. My faith and hope are in You. I know I can trust You to care for me; thank You.
But Father, I also ask this: would You glorify Your own name? Please, would you make Your name famous through this situation, and demonstrate to the world how good You are? Lift Jesus up over my life, I pray. Thank You, Father. In Jesus' name, amen."
Jamie Rohrbaugh is an author, speaker, and Presence seeker whose heart is for the local church. Called to edify, encourage, and equip the Body of Christ, her passion is to see sons and daughters of all ages transformed by the love of Abba Father. Jamie blogs at FromHisPresence.com® about prayer, revival, and the manifest presence of God. She is the author of four books and of numerous articles around the web. Jamie is a grateful member of the Redbud Writers Guild. She and her husband live in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and together they have one cat. Follow her on Pinterest, Facebook, or Twitter.
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