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Day 8 – 2020

Day 8 A Prayer of Hope hope “to look forward with desire and reasonable confidence; to believe or trust” 2 Corinthians 3:12 The Glory of the New Covenant. 12 Therefore, since we have such a hope, we are very bold. “Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible.” – Mother Teresa, Albanian/Indian Roman …

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Day 7 – 2020

Day 7 A Prayer of Rebuilding re·build·ing “reconstruction” Psalm 90 A prayer of Moses the man of God. 17 May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us;establish the work of our hands for us—yes, establish the work of our hands. “You have your world to rebuild, and I have mine.” – Ransom Riggs, …

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Day 6 – 2020

Day 6 A Prayer of Restoration res·to·ra·tion “return to the original, unimpaired condition” Psalm 90 A prayer of Moses the man of God. 15 Make us glad for as many days as you have afflicted us,for as many years as we have seen trouble.16 May your deeds be shown to your servants,your splendor to their children. “You …

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Day 5 – 2020

Day 5 A Prayer of Mercy mer·cy  “compassion, easing of distress” Psalm 90 A prayer of Moses the man of God. 13 Relent, Lord! How long will it be?Have compassion on your servants.14 Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love,that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days. “Mean girls go far …

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Day 4 – 2020

Day 4 A Prayer of Sobriety so·bri·e·ty  “abstinence, seriousness” Psalm 90 A prayer of Moses the man of God. 10 Our days may come to seventy years,or eighty, if our strength endures;yet the best of them are but trouble and sorrow,for they quickly pass, and we fly away.11 If only we knew the power of your anger!Your …

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Day 3 – 2020

Day 3 A Prayer of Contrition con·tri·tion  “repentance, shame over our past sins” Psalm 90 A prayer of Moses the man of God. 7 We are consumed by your anger and terrified by your indignation. 8 You have set our iniquities before you, our secret sins in the light of your presence. 9 All our days pass away …

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Day 2 – 2020

Day 2 A Prayer of Humility hu·mil·i·ty “modesty or respectfulness” Psalm 90 A prayer of Moses the man of God. 3 You turn people back to dust, saying, “Return to dust, you mortals.” 4 A thousand years in your sight are like a day that has just gone by, or like a watch in the night. 5 Yet …

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Day 1

Week 1: Prayers for Pursuing God while Waiting Henry Ford was 45 when he started a car business. Julia Child was 50 when she got her first cooking show. Moses waited 80 years before his real calling in life emerged. Though he initially resisted this calling, Moses’ willingness to accept leading a nation of slaves …

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