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Lent 2023 -

the Compass Point Prayer



Inhale:  I remember I am dust. (Genesis 1)

Exhale: You remember we are dust. (Psalm 103)


Inhale:   Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God,

Exhale:  Have mercy on me.


Inhale:  Create in me a clean heart,

Exhale:  And take not your Holy Spirit from me. (Psalm 52)





Inhale:  Humble and gentle one,

Exhale:  You are rest for my soul. (Matthew 11.28-30)


Inhale: You surround me with love,

Exhale: And tender mercies. (Psalm 103.4)


Inhale:  Your grace is sufficient,

Exhale: for me. (2 Corinthians 12)





Inhale:  Not my will,

Exhale: But Yours, Lord. (Luke 22.42)


Inhale:  Your kingdom come,

Exhale: Your will be done. (Matthew 6.10)


Inhale:  I will not be afraid,

Exhale: For you are with me. (Psalm 23)





Inhale:  Into your hands,

Exhale: I commit my spirit. (Luke 23.46)


Inhale:  Nothing can separate me,

Exhale: From the love of God. (Romans 8)


Inhale:  For God so loved,

Exhale: the World. (John 3.16)






Inhale:  Your mercies are new,

Exhale:  Every morning,


Inhale:  The Lord is my portion,

Exhale:  I will hope in him. (Lamentations 3)


Inhale:   The sun … will rise

Exhale:  With healing in its wings. (Malachi 4.2)

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