“When you pray, “Thy will be done,” you are holding up your hand and pledging to obey Jesus Christ in everything.
Yes, you will struggle with the inclinations and desires of your old nature. Even the great apostle Paul did: “I want to do what is good, but I don’t. I don’t want to do what is wrong, but I do it anyway” (Rom. 7:19, NLT). But you can cultivate a habit of obedience by praying each day, “Thy will be done.” Start an obedience habit instead of a cigarette habit.
Establish a rule for your life like young Elmer Towns did so long ago. Make a commitment, so help you God, to do God’s will, not your own or anyone else’s. Then, when you pray, “Thy will be done” each day, surrender your life anew to His purpose and plan.”
Excerpt From: Elmer L. Towns. “Fasting with the Lord’s Prayer.”
Scripture Reading: Romans 12
Memory Verse: “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service” (Romans 12:1, NKJV).