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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 English   I’m calling to You, Lord. Please hurry and help!   Let my prayers come before Y

Praying the Lord’s Prayer for the Nations

Our Father Who Is in Heaven , Most Blessed and Sacred is Your Name. May Your Kingdom come to the United States and all continents – to reign over us with justice, mercy, and love, and may Your Will prevail on earth as it does in Heaven. Lord, give us this day the sustenance we need for mental, physical, and spiritual well-being, but also for our social and emotional health. Forgive us for getting out of bounds! And thank You for giving us what we need to forgive each person – past or present and each group – past or present, who has ever intruded against us. Lead us not into temptation to do wrong or cause harm or give in to fears and disbelief, but deliver us from evil, apathy, and cruelties of all kinds. For Yours is the Kingdom we want! Yours is the power we need. Yours is the glory we worship and adore in the Name of Christ Jesus our Lord. prayer-a-phrase by Mary Harwell Sayler , © 2015 …

Global Day of Prayer

On this Global Day of Prayer, may 2 Chronicles 7:14 move us to pray as God guides in Jesus’ Name. If My people who are called by My Name will humble themselves - If My people who are called by My Name will call on Me – If My people will turn from their wicked ways – I will hear from the heights. I will forgive and repair the separation that comes from sin. I will heal the lands. ©2014 Mary Harwell Sayler prayer-a-phrased 2 Chronicles 7:14 from the many translations found on Bible Gateway . …

Praying for God’s help

Psalm 31 O LORD, in You I run for shelter. Let me not be put to shame. Deliver me In Your righteousness. Fold Yourself around me, and quickly rescue me. Be my strong rock! Be the stronghold that saves me for You are my fort and fortification. For the sake of Your Name, You lead and guide me. You pull me from unknown traps. You are my strength! Into Your hand I commit my spirit. And You, O LORD God of Truth, have brought me back! Others may trust in worthless ideals and obsessions, but LORD, I trust in You. I rejoice in the kindness of Your love and am glad, just knowing You understand my complaint. You understand the troubles of my soul! You did not hand me over into hurtful hands but handed me a place with ample room to stretch and grow. Even in my distress, I can see how gracious You are, O LORD! My eyes closed down with grief, my soul and my body also. For years, sorrow upon sorrow spent my life with sighs. My strength failed in wrongdoings,