Prayer based on Matthew 26:41. Themes: Temptation, Prayer, Weakness

Dear Lord, I pray that you help me to watch and pray so that I do not fall into temptation. I know that my spirit is willing, but my flesh is weak. Please strengthen me and guide me so that I may resist the temptations of this world. Help me to stay focused on you and your will for my life. Thank you for your love and grace. Amen.

Verse: Watch and pray, that you don’t enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
Matthew 26:41

This is a Command. The verse commands the reader to “watch and pray” in order to avoid temptation, acknowledging the weakness of the flesh.