Day 18

Take From Us Now

from the Jesus, Keep Me Near The Cross reading plan


Psalm 18:1-6, Hebrews 4:14-16, Hebrews 9:11-14

BY She Reads Truth

Text: Psalm 18:1-6, Hebrews 4:14-16, 9:11-14

As we walk through this season of reflection and repentance together, we want to provide time and space for us as individuals and a community to meditate on God’s Word and bow at His feet in prayer.

Each Saturday during Lent we will read a brief passage of Scripture and a corporate prayer, both carefully chosen for this specific place in our Lenten journey. Sundays will be dedicated to scripture memorization, one of our favorite habits here at She Reads Truth.

We pray you will not only meet with the Savior on these quieter weekend days, but linger there with Him, in prayer and in His Word.


Lord Jesus, take from us now everything that would hinder the closest communion with God. Any wish or desire that might hamper us in prayer remove, we pray you. Any memory of either sorrow or care that might hinder the fixing of our affection wholly on our God, take it away now. What have we to do with idols anymore? You have seen and observed us. You know where the difficulty lies. Help us against it, and may we now come boldly, not in the holy place alone, but in the holiest of all, where we should not dare to come if our great Lord had not torn the veil, sprinkled the mercy seat with his own blood, and asked us to enter.
– C.H. Spurgeon

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46 thoughts on "Take From Us Now"

  1. Julie says:

    Those who look to him will be radiant! Their faces will never be ashamed. Ps 34:5

  2. Steph says:

    Let us approach the throne of grace with confidence!! All confidence in Jesus!

  3. Kasey Tuggle says:

    Love both of these passages of scripture and the prayer! Praying God will take away all distractions from hinder me to live fully devoted to him!!!

  4. KT says:

    I LOVE this prayer. It’s bold and challenging filled with humility. Longing for God alone to be in His rightful place.

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