A scary prayer to pray

“Father, glorify your name.” – John 12:20-28

When I pray for God to glorify His name through my life these are the terms that come to my mind:

Success/Popularity/Wellness.

Know what this looked like for Jesus when he asked His Father to glorify His name after John 12:

Suffering/Pain/Rejection/Death.

Maybe next time we pray for the “Father to be glorified through our life and ministry” and things don’t go according to “our” plan maybe God is answering our prayer. He is getting the glory through the very opposite thing I determined as bringing Him glory.

“Father, glorify your name.”

This is a scary prayer but at the end of the day it is the most rewarding prayer!

 

 

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