The Martin Luther Morning Prayer

The Martin Luther Morning Prayer is a short prayer from Martin Luther’s book: The Small Catechism, written in 1529 by Luther.

This prayer helps you echo what God’s word says, and as you pray it often, you become familiar with God’s promises, building your faith to receive all He has in store for you.

How To Pray The Martin Luther Morning Prayer

Here is a step-by-step guide on praying and incorporating this prayer into your lifestyle.

Step one:

When you wake up in the morning, start your day by blessing yourself with the sign of the holy cross as you enter the atmosphere of God’s presence.

Step two:

Taking any good position will allow you to focus on the Lord in prayer. You can take a kneeling or standing position. Then repeat the Creed and the Lord’s Prayer.

Step three:

Say this Luther’s morning prayer in addition to the Lord’s Prayer and Creed above:

I thank Thee, my Heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ, Thy dear Son, that Thou hast kept me this night from all harm and danger; and I pray Thee to keep me this day also from sin and all evil, that all my doings and life may please Thee.

For into Thy hands I commend myself, my body and soul, and all things. Let Thy holy angel be with me, that the Wicked Foe may have no power over me. Amen.

You can now go about your daily activities joyfully, meditating on God’s word and keeping His instructions in the Ten Commandments or other parts of scripture that you might have in your devotional.

Don’t Stop There

The Bible encourages us to pray without ceasing. The devil always tries to discourage or distract you from praying, so maintaining a daily prayer life can be difficult sometimes.

But, thank God that His grace is sufficient for us, and with discipline, we can build a sound prayer life resulting in a healthy life.

One way we help believers build a strong prayer life and a strong prayer network is through our daily morning prayers.

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