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“The following scriptures have been chosen because they were referenced in yesterday’s reading (Obadiah through Jonah 4).  Please read them and either pray them aloud or write out a prayer using these verses.  I believe praying God’s Word is powerful and effective (see James 5:16).” <>< Dona

Psalm 3:8 (WEB) Salvation belongs to the Lord.  May Your blessing be on Your people. 

My prayer: Lord, thank You for extending Your blessing of salvation to us. 

Psalm 18:6 (WEB) In my distress I called on the Lord, and cried to my God.  He heard My voice out of His temple.  My cry before Him came into His ears.

My prayer: Lord, thank You for hearing us and answering us when we cry out to You.

Psalm 31:22 (WEB) As for me, I said in my haste, “I am cut off from before Your eyes.” Nevertheless, You heard the voice of my petitions when I cried to You.

My prayer: Lord, even when we don’t feel Your presence, I thank You for hearing our petitions when we cry out to You.

Psalm 50:23 (WEB) “Whoever offers the sacrifice of thanksgiving glorifies Me, and prepares his way so that I will show God’s salvation to him.”

My prayer: Lord, I pray we will offer to You the sacrifice of thanksgiving so You will be glorified and You will show us Your salvation.

Psalm 69:1-2 (WEB) 1 Save me, God, for the waters have come up to my neck! 2I sink in deep mire, where there is no foothold.  I have come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me.

My prayer: Lord, I pray when we’re in deep water You will save us.

Psalm 77:11-12 (WEB) 11 I will remember the Lord’s deeds; for I will remember Your wonders of old.  12 I will also meditate on all Your work, and consider Your doings.

My prayer: Lord, I pray we will indeed remember, meditate on and consider what You’ve done.

Psalm 86:5 (WEB) For You, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive, abundant in loving kindness to all those who call on You.

My prayer: Lord, thank You for being good, ready to forgive and abundant in loving kindness to all of us who call on You.

Psalm 86:15 (WEB) But You, Lord, are a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness and truth.

My prayer: Lord, thank You for being merciful, gracious, slow to anger and abundant in loving kindness and truth.

Psalm 107:23-26, 28 (WEB) 23 Those who go down to the sea in ships, who do business in great waters; 24 These see the Lord’s deeds, and His wonders in the deep.  25 For He commands, and raises the stormy wind, which lifts up its waves. 26 They mount up to the sky; they go down again to the depths.  Their soul melts away because of trouble. … 28Then they cry to the Lord in their trouble, and He brings them out of their distress.

My prayer: Lord, thank You for revealing to us Your handiwork. Thank You for rescuing us when we cry out to You. In Christ Jesus’ name I pray. AMEN.