7 Good Prayers for Good Shepherd Sunday

Psalms 23:1-6
Lord, You are my shepherd so I will lack nothing. You restore my soul! You lead me on the right path because it is Your nature to do so. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will not fear because You are with me. I thank You for equipping me with Your rod and Your staff so that I can be comforted. You anoint my head with oil and ensure that my cup (my portion) runs over with abundance! Thank You for this good shepherd Sunday and for Your goodness and mercies all the days of my life, Amen!

John 10:7-18
Father, I thank You for being the door of Your sheep. Lord, I adore You because You hear me, and through You I am saved! The thief comes to steal, kill and destroy, but Lord You have come so that I may have life and have it more abundantly! Thank You for being the good shepherd who laid down His life for the sheep! You are not a hireling who sees His sheep as a job, but You are the good shepherd who sees His sheep as His children. So on this good shepherd Sunday, I thank You because, You know Your sheep and are known by Your own. Thank You Lord! Amen

John 10:24-29
Dear Lord, I thank You for the works that You have done in Your Father’s name for they bear witness of You. I believe in You because I am Your sheep, You are my good shepherd. I heard Your voice, know You, and follow You. Thank You for the eternal life that You have promised to Your sheep. Lord, on this good shepherd Sunday, I will give thanks because in You I will never perish! No one will snatch me from Your hand. You Father, who has given me to You, is greater than them all, Amen.

1 Peter 2:25
Eternal God, Lord, I was once sheep going astray; but I have now returned to You the Shepherd and Overseer of my soul! Thank You for watching over me even when I was not faithful to You. Thank You for loving me unconditionally so that I could return to Your flock like I had never left! You are the Good Shepherd, You would leave ninety-nine sheep just to save the one! I adore You for being a shepherd and not a hireling. So, on this good shepherd Sunday, we bless and appreciate You, Amen.

Numbers 27:17
Heavenly Father, it is You who goes out before them and goes in before them. It is You who may lead them out and bring them in, so that Your congregation may not be like sheep which have no shepherd. Father, You are with us all the time so that we always have Your guidance and can follow Your instructions. I thank You for staying by my side so that I can be led down Your paths of righteousness, Amen.

Psalm 95:7
You are my God O Righteous One! We are the people of Your pasture, and the sheep of Your hand. Thank You for taking us to Your fields of joy and peace, near the streams of blessings. Your flock adores You because You always ensure that we experience the best if we hear Your voice and follow You. Lord, there is no one like You, there is no greater shepherd, Amen.

Ezekiel 34:14-16
Lord, You are the Good Shepherd. Your Word says that You feed me in good pasture, in a fold in the high mountains of Israel! To me this means that You will bring me to good places in life; to the best places to feed on spiritually and emotionally! Lord, I am assured that You will feed me and make me lie down, it is in You that I find rest. You seek what is lost and bring back what was driven away, bind up the broken and strengthen the sick! Thank You Lord, Amen.

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