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    A Passage and A Prayer… Zephaniah 3:17

    The Lord your God is in your midst, a victorious warrior. He will exult over you with joy, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy. Zephaniah 3:17 Dear Lord of Might, I pray that my children would KNOW that You are always in their midst as a VICTORIOUS WARRIOR! Help them to believe that You are pleased with them – cheering for them, encouraging them, soothing them – cause them to receive YOU, I pray.

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    A Passage and A Prayer… Isaiah 61:1

    The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives; and freedom to the prisoners. Isiah 61:1 Dear God in Heaven, I thank You and praise You that Your Spirit lives in each one of my children. I ask You to rise up in them, O Lord – open their eyes to the afflicted, the brokenhearted, the lost. Make them know and understand that their PURPOSE in life is to take Your saving LOVE to the world.

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    A Passage and A Prayer… Eph 4:1-6

    I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, entreat you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing forbearance to one another in love, being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as also you were called in one hope of your calling; one Lord, one faith, one baptism, and one God and Father of all who is over all and through all and in all. But to each one of us grace was given according to the measure of Christ’s gift.…

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    A Passage and A Prayer… Isiah 54:9-10

    “For this is like the days of Noah to me; when I swore that the waters of Noah should not flood the earth again, so I have sworn that I will not be angry with you, nor will I rebuke you. For the mountains may be removed and the hills may shake, but My lovingkindness will not be removed from you, and My covenant of peace will not be shaken,” says the Lord who has compassion on you. Isaiah 54:9-10 Eternal One, You are the same yesterday, today, and forever. Just as You were with Noah, you are with us. Cause my children to hear and receive the unshakeable promise…

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    A Passage and A Prayer… I John 4:10,19

    In this love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins… we love, because He first loved us. I John 4: 10,19 Dear Love Itself, I pray that my children would always remember that You are the One who is passionately pursuing their souls. You left heaven’s throne to win them with Your love. Continue to catch them, and embrace them, and fill them, so they can then turn around and pour Your love into another.

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    A Passage and A Prayer… Hebrews 11:6

    And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him. Hebrews 11: 6 Dear Author and Perfecter of Faith, I pray my children will wholeheartedly believe in Your great Name. Keep their eyes fixed on You and You alone, I pray. And as their faith grows day by day, may each of them feel Your pleasure and Your blessing.

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    A Passage and A Prayer… II Chronicles 30:19,21,27

    “May the good Lord pardon everyone who prepares his heart to seek God”… and (they) praised the Lord day after day with loud instruments to the Lord… and their voice was heard and their prayer came to His holy dwelling place, to heaven. II Chronicles 30: 19, 21, 27 Dear Gracious King, Thank You for the promise that if “we confess our sins, You are faithful and just to forgive our sins.” I pray my children would continue to pour out their sins before You, so You can make them clean, again and again. May this merciful act on Your part cause them to rejoice in You day after day,…

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    A Passage and A Prayer… Matthew 5:8

    Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. Matthew 5: 8 Dear Holy One, I pray my children will have a strong desire to keep their hearts pure from the different, fleeting pleasures this world offers them. In doing so, may You open the eyes of their heart so they can see the beauty and wonder of who You are.

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    A Passage and A Prayer… Jeremiah 17:5-8

    Thus says the Lord, “Cursed is the man who trusts in mankind and makes flesh his strength, and whose heart turns away from the Lord. For he will be like a bush in the desert and will not see when prosperity comes, but will live in stony wastes in the wilderness, a land of salt without inhabitant. Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord and whose trust is in the Lord. For he will be like a tree planted by the water, that extends its root by the stream and will not fear when the heat comes; but its leaves will be green, and it will not be…