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Prayer to God who Avenges the Victim

Our God loves justice; injustice causes him to don his armor and “go to war.” The psalmist prays, “Mighty King, lover of justice, you have established equity; you have executed justice and righteousness in Jacob” (Psalm 99:4).  Many in the … Continue reading

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A Prayer After Memorial Day

    King Saul of Israel considered David an enemy during the latter days of his reign. David formerly had served as commander of Saul’s army.  David, also a musician, had used that skill to calm the temperamental monarch.  Saul … Continue reading

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Praying Past Fear to Action

Some biblical prayers inspire us with depth of faith; others almost shock us with words of anger. On some occasions, we know little, if anything, of what the person who called for fire prayed. We know only that they prayed … Continue reading

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Confessing in Prayer in Hope of Forgiveness

Confession in prayer to God equates to admission of guilt to a superior. When one admits guilt, he or she declares liability, and eligibility for whatever punishments accrue to the crime. Confession, while it may result in punishment, often results … Continue reading

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