Prayer – The Potter’s Hand

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Surrendering To The Potter’s Hand

Heavenly Father, the Master Potter, I come before You as clay in Your hands. In humility and trust, I surrender my life to You, asking that You shape me according to Your will and purpose.

Mold me into a vessel that reflects Your glory, one that is useful for Your kingdom and service. Remove any impurities within me, and smooth out the rough edges of my character, that I may be more like Christ.

As You work on me, Lord, grant me the patience to endure the process, knowing that reshaping and refinement may come with discomfort and challenge. Help me to remain pliable in Your hands, responsive to Your touch, and willing to be transformed.

Isaiah 64:8 Yet you, Lord, are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand.

Jeremiah 18:6 He said, ‘Can I not do with you, Israel, as this potter does?’ declares the Lord. ‘Like clay in the hand of the potter, so are you in my hand, Israel.’

Prayer For Trust In The Potter’s Vision

Lord, I confess that at times I struggle to see the vision You have for my life. I pray for the faith to trust in Your craftsmanship , believing that You are designing something beautiful and purposeful.

When I cannot see the end result, help me to remember that the Potter has a plan for each piece of clay, a plan to give it shape, function, and beauty.

In moments of doubt or when I feel lost in the spinning wheel of life, remind me that Your hands are steady and Your intentions are good. May I rest in the assurance that You are working all things together for my good and Your glory.

Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.

Romans 8:28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.

Prayer For Strength And Perseverance

Heavenly Father, You are the potter, I am clay in Your hands. In the midst of being molded and made, I ask for strength and perseverance. When the pressure feels too great, or the heat of the kiln too intense, sustain me with Your grace and power.

Let each trial and testing make me stronger, more resilient, and more radiant with Your love and purity.

Teach me to embrace the challenges that come with growth and change, knowing that in Your skilled hands, every pressure is purposeful, and every trial is transformative. May I emerge from Your process a testament to Your patience, creativity, and redemptive power.

James 1:2-4 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.

2 Corinthians 4:7-8 But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. We are hard-pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair.

Prayer For Usefulness And Service In The Potter’s Hand

Almighty God, once shaped by Your hands, make me a vessel for Your use. Fill me with Your Spirit, and pour me out in service to others. Let my life, reshaped and renewed by Your artistry, be an offering of worship to You.

May I be a bearer of Your love, a proclaimer of Your truth, and a demonstrator of Your grace to all I encounter.

Use me, Lord, in ways that exceed my imagination, for Your purposes and Your glory. Let my existence bring joy to Your heart and be a source of blessing to those around me.

Master Potter, thank You for Your unending love and patience as You work on me. I am grateful to be in Your hands, trusting in Your skill and loving care to make me into the person You designed me to be. In Jesus’ name I pray, Amen.

2 Timothy 2:21 Those who cleanse themselves from the latter will be instruments for special purposes, made holy, useful to the Master and prepared to do any good work.

1 Peter 4:10 Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.

Prayer - The Potter's Hand

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  1. Love this prayer. Would it be possible to print this and use it at a women’s retreat for my Church? Thank you.

  2. Spirit of the Living God, fall afresh on me,
    Spirit of the Living God, fall afresh on me.
    Melt me, mold me, fill me, use me.
    Spirit of the Living God, fall afresh on me…. Amen.

  3. Almighty Father,
    You are the potter and I the clay
    Take me and mould me in Your ways
    Cleanse me of all sin and devious ways
    That I become an example of your beautiful pot in display