Plea for Grace July 27, 2022

Psalm 27:1-14 ESV - 
1 The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? 
2 When evildoers assail me to eat up my flesh, my adversaries and foes, it is they who stumble and fall. 
3 Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war arise against me, yet I will be confident. 
4 One thing have I asked of the LORD, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the LORD and to inquire in his temple. 
5 For he will hide me in his shelter in the day of trouble; he will conceal me under the cover of his tent; he will lift me high upon a rock. 
6 And now my head shall be lifted up above my enemies all around me, and I will offer in his tent sacrifices with shouts of joy; I will sing and make melody to the LORD. 
7 Hear, O LORD, when I cry aloud; be gracious to me and answer me! 
8 You have said, "Seek my face." My heart says to you, "Your face, LORD, do I seek." 
9 Hide not your face from me. Turn not your servant away in anger, O you who have been my help. Cast me not off; forsake me not, O God of my salvation! 
10 For my father and my mother have forsaken me, but the LORD will take me in. 
11 Teach me your way, O LORD, and lead me on a level path because of my enemies. 
12 Give me not up to the will of my adversaries; for false witnesses have risen against me, and they breathe out violence. 
13 I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living! 
14 Wait for the LORD; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the LORD!

Light . . .Salvation . . .Stronghold . . .my Help . . .Lord . . .

Father, You are everything. You are the judge. Your ways are the standard. You are holy and righteous, and I must obey You. I must, because left to my own devices and opinions and weakness, I am so lost. I need You to teach me and protect me and guide me and answer me when I call.

I ask the question again — by what standard do I live? by whose judgment do I direct my life?

Pray for the Persecuted Church — OpenDoorsUSA

Day 3: Ask God to show believers in Bangladesh creative ways to
meet and worship together, and build up one another
in fellowship

Daily Wisdom
Psalm 27, 57, 87, 117, 147
Proverbs 27

One thought on “Plea for Grace July 27, 2022

  1. v.13 was my standard for a number of years when I had 4 “littles” and a husband who had been in a car accident and could not work.
    I will sing of the GOODNESS of God!!!!

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