Scriptural Phrases To Use While Praying The Labyrinth

Sometimes it is helpful to use a scriptural phrase to focus prayer on the labyrinth. Pick one or more of the verses listed below and let it orient your prayer as you move.*

Wooden Finger Labyrinth by Jill K H Geoffrion, photographer

My hope is from God.” Psalm 62:5b

My soul finds rest in God alone” Psalm 61:1  NRSV

“In the day of my trouble I call on you, for you will answer me.” Psalm 86: 7

“God is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.” Psalm 103:8

“God restores my soul.” Psalm 23:3

“Worship God with gladness; come into his presence with singing.” Psalm 100:2

“My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me.” Psalm 63:8

“I will remember your miracles of long ago.” Psalm 77:11b New International Version

“God is the strength of my heart.” Psalm 73:26b

“O God, you have searched me and known me.” Psalm 139:1

“Take delight in God, and God will give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:3

“I praise you [God], for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your words; that I know very well.” Psalm 139:14

“Lead me in the way everlasting.” Psalm 139:24b

“There is surely a future hope for you, and our hope will not be cut off.” Proverbs 23:18 New International Version

“God gives power to the faint, and strengthens the powerless.” Isaiah 40:29

“Where two or three are gathered in my [Jesus’] name, I am there among them.” Matthew 18:20

“I [Jesus] am with you always, to the end of the age.” Matthew 28:20b

“The truth will make you free.” John 8:32

“My peace I to give you.” Jesus quoted in John 15:27b

“God’s love has been poured into our hearts by the Holy Spirit that has been given to us.” Romans 5:5

“Be steadfast, immovable, always excelling in the work of God, because you know that your labor is not in vain.” 1 Corinthians 15:58

We do not lose heart. Even though our outer nature is wasting away, our inner nature is being renewed day by day.” 2 Corinthians 4:16

“My [Christ’s] grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.” 2 Corinthians 12:9b

“Cast all your anxiety on God, because God cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7 NRSV

“If my father and mother forsake me, God will take me up.” Psalm 27:10

“God is a refuge of the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.” Psalm 9:9

*All are verses were taken from the NRSV unless noted.

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