Widely known as Saint Francis’ Peace Prayer, this prayer asks God to make us instruments of peace. It is a perfect Christian prayer when you are seeking to live a God-filled life that embodies the concepts of “Love Your Enemies” – Matthew 5:44, “Faith in God” – 2 Corinthians 5:7, and “Sadness to Joy” – Psalm 30:11.
Say this prayer today to receive God’s abundant blessings on your life.
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
Where there is error, truth;
Where there is injury, pardon;
Where there is doubt, faith;
Where there is despair, hope;
Where there is darkness, light;
And where there is sadness, joy.
O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
To be consoled as to console;
To be understood as to understand;
To be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
It is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
It is in self-forgetting that we find;
And it is in dying to ourselves that we are born to eternal life.