Posts with the tag “prayer”

A Cry For Wisdom
by Dave Shepardson on June 7th, 2018
James 1:5–8 (NLT)5 If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. He will not rebuke you for asking.6 But when you ask him, be sure that your faith is in God alone. Do not waver, for a person with divided loyalty is as unsettled as a wave of the sea that is blown and tossed by the wind.7 Such people should not expect to receive anything from the Lord.8 Their loyalty is divid...  Read More
The Lord Is My Light And Salvation
by Dave Shepardson on March 28th, 2017
A Prayer Following Psalm 27 (nlt)The Lord is my light and my salvation - so why should I be afraid? The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble? When the evil one seeks to devour me, when he inspires others to discourage me, they will stumble and fall. No matter how big the battle seems, my heart will not be afraid. Even if it looks like the enemy is getting the upp...  Read More
Praying 'Trust in the Lord' Scriptures (2)
by Dave Shepardson on June 28th, 2016
Please pray for our friend Leanna who lost her younger brother today.Psalm 27:4 & 8 The one thing I ask, LORD — the thing I seek most — is to live, to dwell, to rest in your house; today and all the days of my life, delighting in your perfections and meditating in your Temple. Lord, that is what I need today. My heart has heard you say, “Come and talk with me.” And my heart responds, “LORD, I am c...  Read More
Praying 'Trust In The Lord' Scriptures (1)
by Dave Shepardson on June 15th, 2016
From the Trust In The Lord Always post.Isa 26:3–4 Lord, You will keep me in perfect peace as I learn to trust in you completely, as I learn to keep my thoughts fixed on you! I will Trust in you always, for you, Lord God, are my eternal Rock.Psa 62:5–8 All that I am will wait quietly for you God, for my hope is in you alone. You alone are my rock and my salvation, my fortress where I will not be sh...  Read More
Only God Gives Inward Peace
by Dave Shepardson on May 25th, 2016
Praying Psalm 62:5-8.(5) Oh Lord, only you give inward peace. Let all that I am wait quietly before you. You alone are my hope, I will depend on you and I will wait as long as you say. My hope is in you alone.(6) You alone are my rock and my salvation, the solid rock under my feet. I will stand in you alone. You are my fortress where I am safe, and I will not be shaken.(7) My victory, my help, and...  Read More
Praying Scriptures of Thanksgiving
by Dave Shepardson on May 13th, 2016
I will enter your gates with thanksgiving, Lord. I will enter your courts with praise. I will give thanks to you and praise your name. For you are so good to me. Your unfailing love continues forever, and your faithfulness continues from generation to generation (Psalm 100:4-5).I will give thanks to you Lord and proclaim your greatness as long as I have breath in my lungs. I will let the whole wor...  Read More
Your Instructions Are Perfect
by Dave Shepardson on May 6th, 2016
Praying Psalm 19:7-11Lord, your instructions are perfect, they revive my soul. They give me new life. They restore me. Your decrees and teachings are trustworthy and sure, following them makes me wise even though I am simple. Your commandments are right, they will bring joy to my heart if I will follow them. Your commandments are pure and bright, they will enlighten my eyes and give me insight for...  Read More
From The Jewish Prayer Book - A Morning Prayer
by Dave Shepardson on February 26th, 2016
Pam and I have just returned from a month in Israel, where we have been with 2 groups of church family and friends. In honor of our time there, here is an adaptation from The Jewish Prayer Book;Thank you Lord God, who ever lives and endures, and who has restored my soul. Great is your faithfulness.How good is your dwelling place Lord, the place I always desire to be, and the place I can only enter...  Read More
Hear My Cry
by Dave Shepardson on October 9th, 2014
Hear my cry, O God; Attend to my prayer. From the end of the earth I will cry to You, When my heart is overwhelmed; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. For You have been a shelter for me, A strong tower from the enemy. I will abide in Your tabernacle forever; I will trust in the shelter of Your wings. Selah (Psalm 61:1–4, NKJV)Hear my cry O God, attend unto my prayer. From the end of the ea...  Read More