2308 views 2 aa. Send a Digital Contribution. Lord, Make me an instrument of your peace. The third step is a step of prayer. Joseph - Virtual Prayer Candle. One of God’s greatest gifts to us is the privilege of prayer—a privilege that is possible because of what Jesus did for us on the cross. I pray that you now remove from me every single defect of character which stands in the way of my usefulness to you and my fellows. Feel free to download this prayer printable for your personal prayer time. Take away my difficulties, that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help of Thy Power, Thy love & Thy way of life.May I do Thy will always. Here is a list of suggested prayers from the Big Book. It is by forgiving, that one is forgiven. Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will. The Third Step Prayer Taking the positive action of working the steps has clearly changed the course of our lives. Amen. Lord, make me a channel of Thy peace; that where there is hatred, I may bring love; that where there is wrong, I may bring the spirit of forgiveness; that where there is discord, I may bring harmony; that where there is error, I may bring truth; that where there is doubt, I may bring faith; that where there is despair, I may bring hope; that where there are shadows, I may bring light. That feeling of uselessness and self pity will disappear. Need Help? I pray that You now remove from me every single defect of character which stands in the way of my usefulness to You and my fellows. : 1-802-658-4221. May I attain Enlightenment, for the benefit of all sentient beings. I take refuge in the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha, By merit accumulations from practicing generosity and the other perfections. Let peace reign between my soul & my body. Potent art Thou to do Thy pleasure. All rights reserved. Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will. Grant me strength, as I go out from here, to do your bidding. "Terms of Use", Download these free printables HERE. For easy reference the listing is set up as page number : sentance number -----Suggested Prayers in the Big Book page : sentance 63 : 9-12 Third Step prayer. Save it with an Easy Marketing Strategy. Existing subscribers will continue to receive their mailed copies until their current subscription runs out. Let my body & soul unite in love & peace to do Your will sincerely, until I attain complete inner harmony & am ready to order my prayer before You perfectly. Let my body be sanctified & purified until it becomes united with the holy soul & I carry out all Your commandments & do everything You want of me, body & soul, willingly & with great joy. from page 76 of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous. No matter how far down the scale we have gone, we will see how our experience can benefit others. We will not regret the past nor wish to shut the door on it. Find out more about the 3rd step. that where there is sadness, I may bring joy. Your Time is Valuable. Call the NH AA Hotline: 800-593-3330, Volunteer for Hotline, Bridging the Gap or Prerelease. AA Big Book Third Step Prayers. Where there is hatred, let me bring love. Thou art, truly, the Lord and King of all men, and art potent over all things. Praise be unto Thee, O my God, that we have wakened to the splendors of the light of Thy knowledge. Grab your FREE Lord’s Prayer Guide! Hooksett, NH 03106 Assignment 1 - The Big Book says right after the Third Step Prayer that, “The wording was, of course, quite optional so long as we expressed the idea, voicing it without reservation.” So try this exercise - Write your own Third Step Prayer from your heart, in your own words. Download these free prayer printables to deepen your prayer life and powerfully pray the Word of God! Write down, moreover, for me, and for such as are dear to me, and for my kindred, man and woman alike, the good of this world and the world to come. God, I offer myself to Thee – to build with me and to do with me as Thou wilt. "Health Disclaimer". O my God and my Master! Take away my difficulties, that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help of Thy Power, Thy Love, and Thy Way of Life. "Privacy Policy", havent been greedy, grumpy, nasty, selfish or overindulgent. For it is by self forgetting, that one finds. God, I offer myself to Thee – to build with me and to do with me as Thou wilt. Keep us safe, then, through Thine unfailing protection, O Thou the Beloved of the entire creation and the Desire of the whole universe, from them whom Thou hast made to be the manifestations of the Evil Whisperer, who whisper in men's breasts. They are being fulfilled among us – Sometimes quickly, sometimes slowly. God, grant me the Serenity, to accept the things I can not change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference. Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will. Third Step Prayer. "Cookie Policy", and Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will. I pray that you will give me the strength to end my relationship with my boyfriend. Bless Thou, moreover, O my God, them Who are Thy Words and Thy Letters, and them who have set their faces towards Thee, and turned unto Thy face, and hearkened to Thy Call. If we are painstaking about this phase of our development, we will be amazed before we are halfway through. I have risen from my couch at this dawntide when the Daystar of Thy oneness hath shone forth from the Dayspring of Thy will, and hath shed its radiance upon the whole world, according to what had been ordained in the Books of Thy Decree.