Most Powerful Prayers, #99 Battered down Psalm 35

The Scene:  The Psalmist, sick & weary  i.e. battered down, complains of Enemies and Friends who have become traitors.    Psalms xxxv: 10  But thou, O LORD, be merciful unto me, and raise me up , that I may requite them.    11 By this I know that thou favourest me, because mine enemy doth not triumph … Continue reading Most Powerful Prayers, #99 Battered down Psalm 35

Most Powerful Prayers #96 You Send Me

Lazarus lives in the little village of Bethany that is about two miles or 3k east of Jerusalem.  Bethany is on the map at right as the purple arrow and Jerusalem is the salmon circle.  The Dead Sea through the desert is marked in red.  Bethany is now called Al-Eizariya on what is designated as … Continue reading Most Powerful Prayers #96 You Send Me

Most Powerful Prayers # 86 – Wash me Clean

Psalm 51.  (Directions) For the choir director: This is a psalm of David, regarding the time Nathan the prophet came to him after David had committed adultery with Bathsheba and the prophet Nathan knows it. And David sings unto the Lord 1 Have mercy on me, O Lord, with your unfailing love. with your great … Continue reading Most Powerful Prayers # 86 – Wash me Clean

Most Powerful Prayers # 84 – Falling Asleep

Acts 7: 59 And they stoned Stephen, calling upon the Lord , and mocking Stephen by saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit. 60 And so he, Stephen, knelt  down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep. ...and so we too "fall asleep" … Continue reading Most Powerful Prayers # 84 – Falling Asleep

Most Powerful Prayers #80, Take this Cup

For the 80th prayer, we jump over  Mark chapter 14 and the Mount of Olives, or Gethsemane,  the night before the crucifixion. where we find Jesus praying.  Mark says that Our Lord and Saviour says: “My soul is deeply grieved, even to the point of death. Remain here and stay alert.”  35 Going a little farther … Continue reading Most Powerful Prayers #80, Take this Cup

Most Powerful Prayers #78 Doves Cry

This prayer is based on the thanks from King Hezekiah, King David's heir, who had been very ill  &  was stricken with a terminal illness. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz visited him and told him, “This is what the Lord says, ‘Give instructions to your household, for you are about to die; you will not get … Continue reading Most Powerful Prayers #78 Doves Cry

Most Powerful Prayers #69, Prayer

One day,  Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said  “LORD, teach us to pray, just as John the Baptist,  taught his disciples.” Luke 11:1 Amplified. And the Lord gave him our Prayer. Same chapter, different verse, 9, repeating that very idea from the Man Himself.  So I … Continue reading Most Powerful Prayers #69, Prayer

Most Powerful Prayers, #68 Unlimited

14 For this reason I fall on my knees before the Father, 15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth receives its true name. 16 I ask God from the wealth of his glory to give you power through his Spirit to be strong in your inner selves, 17 and I pray that Christ will make his … Continue reading Most Powerful Prayers, #68 Unlimited

Most Powerful Prayers # 64, Heal Me

14 Lord, heal me and I will be completely well; rescue me and I will be perfectly safe. You are the one I praise!     Jeremiah 17:14 Earlier in that chapter, Jeremiah sings, a line that could have come out the Walking Dead, when Father Gabriel almost echoed, Who do you fear more?  The Walking Dead … Continue reading Most Powerful Prayers # 64, Heal Me

Most Powerful Prayers # 59, God Listens

19 But surely God has heard me;     He has paid attention to the urgency of my request. 20 May the True God be blessed,     for He did not turn away from my prayer     nor did He hold back His loyal love from me.                             … Continue reading Most Powerful Prayers # 59, God Listens