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Priestly Prayer for God’s People

At the moment, the world seems to be in a panic over a virus, causing man-made systems, businesses, and services to shut down. As health officials tell us, we need to wash hands with soap every time we’re out and keep ourselves – and the air in our homes – hydrated. Most important, however, we need to decide if we truly do trust God, Who made us, cares for us, and gives us this prayer: Numbers 6:24-26 – the priestly prayer-blessing of Aaron over God’s people (KJV) The Lord bless thee, and keep thee: The Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace. From  the Book of KJV Prayers  -  actual prayers from the  King James Version  of the Bible (KJV) collected by  Mary Harwell Sayler , ©2019  Numbers 6:24-26 – the prayer of Aaron (paraphrased) Lord, we pray You bless and keep us. We pray Your face shines graciously upon us. We pray You look kindly toward us and

Prayer to discern the power and glory of God

Prayer-a-phrase of Ephesians 1:17-21 May the God of our Lord Jesus Christ – the glorious Father – give you a spirit of wisdom and the knowledge revealed to know Him. May the eyes of your heart be so filled with light, you may know what hope you have in God’s call, what riches of glory you’ve inherited with the holy ones, what exceeding power God has for us who believe – the same power shown by raising Christ from the dead and seating Him at His right hand in heavenly places found far above every principality, authority, power, domain, and every other name we can name – not only in this age but the one to come. © 2015, Mary Harwell Sayler prayer-a-phrased today’s reading in Ephesians by using several of the many translations provided online by Bible Gateway. …