Prayer Requests 10-31-17

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Psalm 84

1 How lovely is your dwelling place,
    Lord Almighty!
2 My soul yearns, even faints,
    for the courts of the Lord;
    my heart and my flesh cry out
    for the living God.
3 Even the sparrow has found a home,
    and the swallow a nest for herself,
¬†¬†¬†¬†where she may have her young‚ÄĒ
    a place near your altar,
    Lord Almighty, my King and my God.
4 Blessed are those who dwell in your house;
    they are ever praising you.

5 Blessed are those whose strength is in you,
    whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.
6 As they pass through the Valley of Baka,
    they make it a place of springs;
    the autumn rains also cover it with pools.
7 They go from strength to strength,
    till each appears before God in Zion.

8 Hear my prayer, Lord God Almighty;
    listen to me, God of Jacob.
9 Look on our shield, O God;
    look with favor on your anointed one.

10 Better is one day in your courts
    than a thousand elsewhere;
    I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God
    than dwell in the tents of the wicked.
11 For the Lord God is a sun and shield;
    the Lord bestows favor and honor;
    no good thing does he withhold
    from those whose walk is blameless.

12 Lord Almighty,
    blessed is the one who trusts in you.

Prayer Requests 10-30-17

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Psalm 83

1 O God, do not remain silent;
    do not turn a deaf ear,
    do not stand aloof, O God.
2 See how your enemies growl,
    how your foes rear their heads.
3 With cunning they conspire against your people;
    they plot against those you cherish.
4¬†‚ÄúCome,‚ÄĚ they say, ‚Äúlet us destroy¬†them as a nation,
¬†¬†¬†¬†so that Israel‚Äôs name is remembered¬†no more.‚ÄĚ

5 With one mind they plot together;
¬†¬†¬†¬†they form an alliance against you‚ÄĒ
6 the tents of Edom and the Ishmaelites,
    of Moab and the Hagrites,
7 Byblos, Ammon and Amalek,
    Philistia, with the people of Tyre.
8 Even Assyria has joined them
    to reinforce Lot’s descendants.

9 Do to them as you did to Midian,
    as you did to Sisera and Jabin at the river Kishon,
10 who perished at Endor
    and became like dung on the ground.
11 Make their nobles like Oreb and Zeeb,
    all their princes like Zebah and Zalmunna,
12 who said, “Let us take possession
¬†¬†¬†¬†of the pasturelands of God.‚ÄĚ

13 Make them like tumbleweed, my God,
    like chaff before the wind.
14 As fire consumes the forest
    or a flame sets the mountains ablaze,
15 so pursue them with your tempest
    and terrify them with your storm.
16 Cover their faces with shame, Lord,
    so that they will seek your name.

17 May they ever be ashamed and dismayed;
    may they perish in disgrace.
18¬†Let them know that you, whose name is the¬†Lord‚ÄĒ
    that you alone are the Most High over all the earth.

Prayer Requests 10-28-17

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Psalm 82

1 God presides in the great assembly;
¬†¬†¬†¬†he renders judgment¬†among the ‚Äúgods‚ÄĚ:

2 “How long will you defend the unjust
    and show partiality to the wicked?
3 Defend the weak and the fatherless;
    uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.
4 Rescue the weak and the needy;
    deliver them from the hand of the wicked.

5¬†‚ÄúThe ‚Äėgods‚Äô know nothing, they understand nothing.
    They walk about in darkness;
    all the foundations of the earth are shaken.

6¬†‚ÄúI said, ‚ÄėYou are ‚Äúgods‚ÄĚ;
    you are all sons of the Most High.’
7 But you will die like mere mortals;
¬†¬†¬†¬†you will fall like every other ruler.‚ÄĚ

8 Rise up, O God, judge the earth,
    for all the nations are your inheritance.