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Sacrificing fear and anger for prayer

Flames and people raging. Wild fires. Wild accusations. Everywhere anger. Everywhere fear! What in the blazes is going on! 
This Bible prayer from Psalms reminds us: Throw prayer onto the flames!

May every fear, every worry, every flare-up become fuel for prayer. May everything that incenses us become incense to the Lord.Psalm 141:1-3 – a prayer of David
from the King James Version

Lord, I cry unto thee:make haste unto me; give ear unto my voice, when I cry unto thee.Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense; and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips.From the Book of KJV Prayers - actual prayers from the King James Version of the Bible (KJV) collected by Mary Harwell Sayler, ©2019 …Psalm 141:1-3 – a prayer of David
paraphrased into everyday EnglishI’m calling to You, Lord.Please hurry and help!Let my prayers come before Youlike incense.Let the lifting of my hands