The Four steps retreat has been an instrument of bringing the baptism of the Holy Spirit to many around the world. Based on St Peter’s first sermon, the four steps prayer is a simple prayer tool designed to take us into the Spirit. We are invited to come to God’s presence as we are and be filled and transformed by the power of the Holy Spirit.
These guided audio clips will help you pray the four steps into different areas of your life, while the “Take me higher” clip is praying the four steps through song.
Nehemiah’s prayer is based on the first few chapters of the book of Nehemiah where during the Babylonian captivity, and the walls and gates of Jerusalem are destroyed. Upon hearing the news of Jerusalem, Nehemiah goes into fasting and prayer, refusing to believe in the negativity around him, but rather, choosing to believe in God’s greatness. As we read on, we witness God’s mighty power and his leading in Nehemiah’s life to rebuild Jerusalem. In challenging moments, this prayer invites us to refuse to give into our circumstances, but to focus on God’s power in our lives.
This prayer tool is based on the “Our father” and helps us understand this beautiful prayer in a more profound manner, taking us deeper into the promises of God.
The five keys prayer is grounded on Philippians 4:4-7. This prayer can be prayed at all times, in any situation. It brings to life St Paul’s words that no situation is greater than love and peace of God.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
This prayer is our basic Catholic faith broken into ten points. We are invited to pause and reflect on each point and affirm our beliefs. It’s a great prayer tool to use as we start and end each day.
This guided prayer takes us through the verses of Psalm 121, and invites us to reflect on the promises of each verse and experience the power of the psalms in our daily lives.