A prayer example

Jesus gave us directions on how to pray Matthew 6 5 “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. 6 But when you…

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Daily Verse God, keep me out of the clutch of these wicked ones, protect me from these vicious people; Stuffed with self-importance, they plot ways to trip me up, determined to bring me down. These crooks invent traps to catch me and do their best to incriminate me. Psalm 140:4-5 MSG Incriminate: to accuse of…

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Daily Verse Guard me, O Lord, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from violent men, who have planned to trip up my feet. The arrogant have hidden a trap for me, and with cords they have spread a net; beside the way they have set snares for me. Selah Psalm 140:4-5 ESV Arrogant:…

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Daily Verse Deliver me, O Lord, from evil men; preserve me from violent men; They devise mischiefs in their heart; continually they gather together and stir up wars. They sharpen their tongues like a serpent’s; adders’ poison is under their lips. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]! Psalm 140:1-3 AMP Devise: to contrive, plan,…

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Daily Verse God, get me out of here, away from this evil; protect me from these vicious people. All they do is think up new ways to be bad; they spend their days plotting war games. They practice the sharp rhetoric of hate and hurt, speak venomous words that maim and kill. Psalm 140:1-3 MSG…

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Daily Verse Deliver me, O Lord, from evil men; preserve me from violent men, who plan evil things in their heart and stir up wars continually. They make their tongue sharp as a serpent’s, and under their lips is the venom of asps. Selah Psalm 140:1-3 ESV Preserve: to keep alive or in existence; make…

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Daily Verse Dear Heavenly Father, thank you for this opportunity to look further into Your word so that I may understand who You are, where You are coming from and what You have for me. In Jesus Name Amen In Psalm chapter 27 David reminds us that “The Lord is our light and salvation” so…

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Daily Verse Here’s what I’ve learned through it all: Don’t give up; don’t be impatient; be entwined as one with the Lord. Be brave and courageous, and never lose hope. Yes, keep on waiting—for he will never disappoint you! Psalm 27:14 TPT Impatient: not patient; not accepting delay, opposition, pain, with calm or patience, indicating…

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Daily Verse Take heart. Don’t quit. I’ll say it again: Stay with God. Psalm 27:14 MSG Stay: to spend some time in a place, in a situation, with a person or group, to continue to be as specified, as to condition or state, to hold back, detain, or restrain, as from going further. Synonym: break,…

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Daily Verse Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! Psalm 27:14 ESV Courage: the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery, the heart as the source of emotion. Synonym: audacity, bravery, daring, determination, endurance, fearlessness,…

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Daily Verse Yet I totally trust you to rescue me one more time, so that I can see once again how good you are while I’m still alive! Psalm 27:13 TPT Rescue: the act of rescuing, to free or deliver from confinement, danger, or difficulty. Synonym: extricate, free, keep, liberate, preserve, protect, recapture, recover, release,…

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Daily Verse I’m sure now I’ll see God’s goodness in the exuberant earth. Stay with God! Psalm 27:13 MSG Exuberant: effusively and almost uninhibitedly enthusiastic; lavishly abundant, abounding in vitality; extremely joyful and vigorous, extremely good; overflowing; plentiful. Synonym: animated, brash, buoyant, cheerful, ebullient, elated, excited, lively, passionate, spirited, sprightly, vigorous Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,…

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Daily Verse I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living! Psalm 27:13 ESV Goodness: the state or quality of being good, moral excellence; virtue, kindly feeling; kindness; generosity, excellence of quality. Synonym: friendliness, generosity, good will, grace, graciousness, honesty, integrity, kindness, mercy, morality, righteousness, rightness,…

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Daily Verse Don’t let them defeat me, Lord. You can’t let me fall into their clutches! They keep accusing me of things I’ve never done while they plot evil against me. Psalm 27:12 TPT Accusing: to charge with the fault, offense, or crime, to find fault with; to blame. Synonym: allege, arraign, arrest, attack, blame,…

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Daily Verse Don’t throw me to the dogs, those liars who are out to get me, filling the air with their threats. Psalm 27:12 MSG Liars: a person who tells lies. Synonym: cheat, con artist, deceiver, dissimulator, equivocator, fabricator, fabulist, falsifier, fibber, maligner, misleader, perjurer, phony, prevaricator, promoter, storyteller, trickster Prayer Dear Heavenly Father, For…

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Daily Verse Give me not up to the will of my adversaries; for false witnesses have risen against me, and they breathe out violence. Psalm 27:12 ESV Adversaries: a person, group, or force that opposes or attacks; opponent; enemy; foe, the devil; Satan. Synonym: antagonist, attacker, bandit, competitor, contestant, enemy, foe, match, opposer, rival Prayer…

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Daily Verse Now teach me all about your ways and tell me what to do. Make it clear for me to understand, for I am surrounded by waiting enemies. Psalm 27:11 TPT Surrounded: to enclose on all sides; encompass, to form an enclosure round; encircle, to enclose. Synonym: enclosed, encompassed, enveloped, fenced, hedged, fenced in…

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Daily Verse Point me down your highway, God; direct me along a well-lighted street; show my enemies whose side you’re on. Psalm 27:11 MSG Direct: to manage or guide by advice, helpful information, instruction, to regulate the course of; control. Synonym: address, advise, command, deliver, inform, instruct, order, tell, warn Prayer Dear Heavenly Father, Create…

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Daily Verse Teach me your way, O Lord, and lead me on a level path because of my enemies. Psalm 27:11 ESV Teach: to impart knowledge of or skill in; give instruction, to impart knowledge or skill to; give instruction to. Synonym: advise, coach, demonstrate, develop, direct, enlighten, explain, instruct, lecture, prepare, show, train, tutor…

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Daily Verse My father and mother abandoned me. I’m like an orphan! But you took me in and made me yours. Psalm 27:10 TPT Orphan: a child who has lost both parents through death, to deprive of parents or a parent through death. Synonym: foundling, ragamuffin, stray, waif Prayer Dear Heavenly Father, Hear, O Lord,…

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Daily Verse My father and mother walked out and left me, but God took me in. Psalm 27:10 MSG Left: to go away, depart, to desist from; cease; stop; abandon, to depart from permanently. Synonyms: disappear, escape, flee, forsaken, fly, go, move, quit, retire, start, take off, withdraw Prayer Dear Heavenly Father, Hear, O Lord,…

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Daily Verse For my father and my mother have forsaken me, but the Lord will take me in. Psalm 27:10 ESV Forsaken: deserted; abandoned; neglected. Synonyms: deserted, desolate, disowned, ignored, isolated, jilted, marooned Prayer Dear Heavenly Father, Hear, O Lord, and be merciful to me! O Lord, be my helper!” Psalm 30:10 ESV As for…

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Daily Verse So don’t hide yourself, Lord, when I come to find you. You’re the God of my salvation; how can you reject your servant in anger? You’ve been my only hope, so don’t forsake me now when I need you! Psalm 27:9 TPT Servant: a person employed by another, especially to perform domestic duties,…

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Daily Verse Don’t hide from me now!  You’ve always been right there for me; don’t turn your back on me now. Don’t throw me out, don’t abandon me; you’ve always kept the door open. Psalm 27:9 MSG    Abandon: to leave completely and finally; forsake utterly; desert, to give up; discontinue; withdraw from, to give up…

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Daily Verse Hide not your face from me. Turn not your servant away in anger, O you who have been my help. Cast me not off; forsake me not, O God of my salvation! Psalm 27:9 ESV Forsake: to quit or leave entirely; abandon; desert, to give up or renounce Synonym: disown, forgo, forswear, jettison,…

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Daily Verse Lord, when you said to me, “Seek my face,” my inner being responded, “I’m seeking your face with all my heart.” Psalm 27:8 TPT Seek: to go in search or quest of, to try to find or discover by searching or questioning, to try to obtain, to try or attempt, to go to,…

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Daily Verse When my heart whispered, “Seek God,” my whole being replied, “I’m seeking him!” Psalm 27:8 MSG Heart: the center of the total personality, especially with reference to intuition, feeling, or emotion, the center of emotion, especially as contrasted to the head as the center of the intellect, capacity for sympathy; feeling; affection, spirit,…