The conqueror’s creed: A declaration and prayer of Christian scripture for those in pain

Emily H. Garmona

a MD, FASA, Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, Temple, TX, USA

I submit myself to the Lord’s will.
I affirm that I am a child of the Most High God.
I was bought with a price.
Pain does not own me; Christ owns me.
I refuse to allow pain to give the Enemy
a foothold for temptation or doubt.
I take captive my pain so I may fulfill
the good works God prepared in advance for me to do.
When I feel hopeless, I will boldly declare the promise that
I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.

Dear God, grant me the strength I need to conquer each day.
Holy Spirit, comfort me in my affliction.
Open my eyes to others who are suffering,
that I may comfort them with the comfort I have received.
Help my testimony bring glory to you, encourage others,
And be a witness for your power and faithfulness.
Please give me a heart that delights in difficulties.
For when I am weak, then I am strong.
I ask all of this through your Son, Jesus Christ,
who suffered on earth as none other before or since.

Peer Reviewed: Submitted 9 May 2021, accepted 16 Jun 2022, published 20 Jun 2022

Competing Interests: None declared.

Correspondence: Emily H. Garmon, Temple, TX, USA emily.garmon@bswhealth.org

Cite this article as: Germon EH. The conqueror’s creed: A declaration and prayer of Christian scripture for those in pain. Christ J Global Health. June 2022; 9(1):125. https://doi.org/10.15566/cjgh.v9i1.655

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