Prayer Requests 12-4-21

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Psalm 118

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;
    his love endures forever.

Let Israel say:
    “His love endures forever.”
Let the house of Aaron say:
    “His love endures forever.”
Let those who fear the Lord say:
    “His love endures forever.”

When hard pressed, I cried to the Lord;
    he brought me into a spacious place.
The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid.
    What can mere mortals do to me?
The Lord is with me; he is my helper.
    I look in triumph on my enemies.

It is better to take refuge in the Lord
    than to trust in humans.
It is better to take refuge in the Lord
    than to trust in princes.
10 All the nations surrounded me,
    but in the name of the Lord I cut them down.
11 They surrounded me on every side,
    but in the name of the Lord I cut them down.
12 They swarmed around me like bees,
    but they were consumed as quickly as burning thorns;
    in the name of the Lord I cut them down.
13 I was pushed back and about to fall,
    but the Lord helped me.
14 The Lord is my strength and my defense;
    he has become my salvation.

15 Shouts of joy and victory
    resound in the tents of the righteous:
   “The Lord’s right hand has done mighty things!
16 The Lord’s right hand is lifted high;
    the Lord’s right hand has done mighty things!”
17 I will not die but live,
    and will proclaim what the Lord has done.
18 The Lord has chastened me severely,
    but he has not given me over to death.
19 Open for me the gates of the righteous;
    I will enter and give thanks to the Lord.
20 This is the gate of the Lord
    through which the righteous may enter.
21 I will give you thanks, for you answered me;
    you have become my salvation.

22 The stone the builders rejected
    has become the cornerstone;
23 the Lord has done this,
    and it is marvelous in our eyes.
24 The Lord has done it this very day;
    let us rejoice today and be glad.

25 Lord, save us!
    Lord, grant us success!

26 Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.
    From the house of the Lord we bless you.
27 The Lord is God,
    and he has made his light shine on us.
   With boughs in hand, join in the festal procession
    up to the horns of the altar.

28 You are my God, and I will praise you;
    you are my God, and I will exalt you.

29 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;
    his love endures forever.

9 thoughts on “Prayer Requests 12-4-21

  1. Just heard from Chickadee. She finally got back to us, and – unless Nightingale has a conflict – we will be getting together on Friday, the 17th. I can’t tell you how relieved I am! With her delay in getting back to us, I was thinking that she had changed her mind, even though it was her suggestion. Thanks for all your prayers.

    Still don’t know if she is planning on coming for Christmas, too, but am praying she does.

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  2. Thank you! I am so relieved. Last night I had a dream about Chickadee visiting, and my giving her a big, strong hug. When I awoke this morning and remembered the dream, but thought that she had changed her mind about the lunch visit, I burst into tears. But that led me into some good prayer, too.

    Btw, the dream also included Nightingale’s dog Janie bringing a chipmunk into the house. 😀

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  3. About that prayer I mentioned – It wasn’t merely more pleading for Chickadee to reunite with us, but for me to accept whatever is to come, surrendering it all – and us all – into God’s hands.

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