Prayer Week: December 5, 2016

Bro. Tim Gamble is sharing a great weekly prayer.  Tim puts out some great preparedness content and I am grateful that he has allowed me to share his weekly prayer here.  You can find Tim’s preparedness articles by clicking here.

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If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.” — 2 Chronicles 7:14 (NKJV)

The core idea of Patriots’ Prayers is to get Americans praying together, seeking forgiveness for our nation and turning back to God (repentance). Important as it is to pray for the forgiveness and repentance of the United States as a nation, it is equally important for us as individuals to repent and seek forgiveness of our sins. This week I highlight Psalm 51 (vv. 1-17), which is a prayer of repentance by King David. Use this Psalm as your personal prayer of forgiveness, praying it as you read it, or use it to inspire your pwn personal prayer of repentance. 

Psalm 51:1-17 (NKJV) – A Prayer of Repentance

Have mercy upon me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness; according to the multitude of Your tender mercies,  blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.

For I acknowledge my transgressions, And my sin is always before me. Against You, You only, have I sinned, and done this evil in Your sight— that You may be found just when You speak, and blameless when You judge.

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin my mother conceived me.

Behold, You desire truth in the inward parts, and in the hidden part You will make me to know wisdom.

Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow. Make me hear joy and gladness, that the bones You have broken may rejoice.

Hide Your face from my sins, and blot out all my iniquities. Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me away from Your presence, and do not take Your Holy Spirit from me.

Restore to me the joy of Your salvation, and uphold me by Your generous Spirit. Then I will teach transgressors Your ways, and sinners shall be converted to You.

Deliver me from the guilt of bloodshed, O God, the God of my salvation, and my tongue shall sing aloud of Your righteousness.

O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth shall show forth Your praise. For You do not desire sacrifice, or else I would give it; you do not delight in burnt offering.

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit, a broken and a contrite heart — these, O God, You will not despise.

“Prayer is a great weapon, a rich treasure, a wealth that is never exhausted, an undisturbed refuge, a cause of tranquility, the root of a multitude of blessings, and their source.” — Saint John Chrysostom

Daily Bible Reading
Sunday: Matthew 28  
Monday: Proverbs 1: 1-19  
Tuesday: Proverbs 1: 20-33
Wednesday: Proverbs 2  
Thursday: Proverb 3: 1-20  
Friday: Proverbs 3: 21-35   
Saturday: Proverbs 4

 

Peace,
Todd

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