Simply Praying – Praying Psalm 23

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The LORD is my shepherd,
I shall not want.  

He makes me lie down in green pastures;
He leads me beside quiet waters.  

He restores my soul;
He guides me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake.  

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I fear no evil, for You are with me;
Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies;
You have anointed my head with oil;
My cup overflows.  

Surely goodness and lovingkindness will follow me all the days of my life,
And I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever. Psalm 23:1-6

The Lord …
You are THE Lord. There is no one like You. And You are MY Lord. Thank You for being my Lord.

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You ARE my Lord today. Not yesterday, not tomorrow … today! Thank You for being present today as my Lord. Continue reading

God promises. We walk. God delivers

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… Now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, you and all this people, into the land that I am giving to them, to the people of Israel. Every place that the sole of your foot will tread upon I have given to you, just as I promised to Moses. Joshua 1:2-3

Moses was dead. About one million Israelites were at the Jordan River looking at the land God had promised them.

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8 Quotes on The Lord’s Prayer

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Andrew Murray (1828-1917) ministered for 60 years in the Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa. In that time, he authored more than 200 books and tracts, founded educational institutions, and served the vulnerable population.

“‘May not a single moment of my life be spent outside the light, love, and joy of God’s presence,’ was his prayer. ‘And not a moment without the entire surrender of myself as a vessel for him to fill full of his Spirit and his love.'” (Christian History)

May these eight quotes from Lord, Teach Us to Pray, inspire you to return to the Lord’s Prayer and pray it in a deeper way.  Continue reading