Almighty God,we thank you for the gift of your holy word.
May it be a lantern to our feet,
a light upon our paths,
and a strength to our lives.
Take us and use us to love and serve all people in the power
of the Holy Spirit and in the name of your Son, Jesus Christ our
This is a prayer of thanks for the Bible and describes it as a
gift, a lantern and a strength. The second part of the prayer is
about what we should do because of the values that the Bible
teaches. Sometimes Christians talk about the Bible as