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Comfort for the Sick and Shut In

Personalized Scripture Prayers for Those Who Are Sick Father, we are not surprised at the painful trials we are suffering, as though something strange were happening to us. We rejoice that we participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that we may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed. (1 Peter 4:12, 13) We humble ourselves, therefore, under your mighty hand, that you may lift us up in due time. We cast all our anxiety on you because you care…

We Come and Sing for Joy to You, LORD

Personalized Scripture Prayer: Psalm 95 We come and sing for joy to you, LORD; we shout aloud to you, the Rock of our salvation. We come before you with thanksgiving and extol you with music and song. For you, LORD, are the great God, the great King above all gods. In your hand are the depths of the earth, and the mountain peaks belong to you. The sea is yours, for you made it, and your hands formed the dry…

We Shout for Joy

Personalized Scripture Prayer: Psalm 100 We shout for joy to you, LORD, along with all the earth. We worship you, LORD, with gladness; and come before you with joyful songs. We know that you, LORD, are God. It is you who made us, and we are yours; we are your people, the sheep of your pasture. We enter your gates with thanksgiving and your courts with praise; we give thanks to you and praise your name. For you, LORD, are…

Out of the Depths

Personalized Scripture Prayer: Psalm 30 We will exalt you, LORD, for you lifted us out of the depths and did not let our enemies gloat over us. LORD our God, we called to you for help, and you healed us. You, LORD, brought us up from the realm of the dead; you spared us from going down to the pit. We sing your praises, LORD, as your faithful people; we praise your holy name. For your anger lasts only a…

How Lovely Is Your Dwelling Place

Personalized Scripture Prayer: Psalm 84  How lovely is your dwelling place, LORD Almighty! Our souls yearn, even faint, for your courts, LORD; our hearts and our flesh cry out for you, the living God. Even the sparrow has found a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may have her young– a place near your altar, LORD Almighty, our King and our God. Blessed are we who dwell in your house; we are ever praising you. Blessed…

Shelter and Rest

Personalized Scripture Prayer: Psalm 91 We who dwell in your shelter, Most High God, will rest in your shadow, Lord Almighty. We will say of you, LORD, “You are our refuge and our fortress, our God, in whom we trust.” Surely you will save us from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence. You will cover us with your feathers, and under your wings we will find refuge; your faithfulness will be our shield and rampart. We will not…

Pastoral Prayer

Personalized Scripture Prayer Lord’s Prayer. Our Father in heaven, holy is your name. Let your kingdom come and your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one. For yours is the Kingdom, and the power and the glory forever. Amen. (Matt 6:9-13) Protection. Protect us from the evil…

The Heavens Declare Your Glory, O God

Personalized Scripture Prayer: Psalm 19 The heavens declare your glory, O God; the skies proclaim the work of your hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge. They have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them. Yet their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the world. In the heavens you have pitched a tent for the sun. It is like a bridegroom…

How Majestic Is Your Name

Personalized Scripture Prayer: Psalm 8 LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory in the heavens. Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger. When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what are we that you are mindful of us, human beings that…

Sanctified Speech

Personalized Scripture Prayer: 2 Timothy 2 Father, Keep reminding us of these things. Guard our speech against quarreling about words; it is of no value, and only ruins those who listen. Help us to do our best to present ourselves to you as ones approved, workers who do not need to be ashamed and who correctly handle the word of truth. Help us avoid godless chatter, because those who indulge in it will become more and more ungodly. Their teaching…

Universal Comfort

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. (2 Corinthians 1:3-4) God comforts us so that we can comfort others with the comfort we received from him. Our trouble doesn’t have to match the trouble of the other person because his comfort…

Last and Least

“When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left. “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father;…
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