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Hear My Prayer

Hear my prayer, O Lord;     give ear to my supplications in your faithfulness;     answer me in your righteousness. 2 Do not enter into judgment with your servant,     for no one living is righteous before you. Psalms 143:1-2

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The Rod Of Discipline

Folly is bound up in the heart of a boy,     but the rod of discipline drives it far away. 16 Oppressing the poor in order to enrich oneself,     and giving to the rich, will lead only to loss. Proverbs 22:15-16

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The Eyes Of The Lord

The eyes of the Lord keep watch over knowledge,     but he overthrows the words of the faithless. 13 The lazy person says, “There is a lion outside!     I shall be killed in the streets!” 14 The mouth of a loose[a] woman is … Continue reading

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The King As A Friend

Those who are generous are blessed,     for they share their bread with the poor. 10 Drive out a scoffer, and strife goes out;     quarreling and abuse will cease. 11 Those who love a pure heart and are gracious in speech     will have … Continue reading

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Injustice Will Reap Calamity

The rich rule over the poor,     and the borrower is the slave of the lender. 8 Whoever sows injustice will reap calamity,     and the rod of anger will fail. Proverbs 22:7-8

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Train Children

Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse;     the cautious will keep far from them. 6 Train children in the right way,     and when old, they will not stray. Proverbs 22:5-6

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Humility And Fear

The clever see danger and hide;     but the simple go on, and suffer for it. 4 The reward for humility and fear of the Lord     is riches and honor and life. Proverbs 22:3-4

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Favor Is Better

A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches,     and favor is better than silver or gold. 2 The rich and the poor have this in common:     the Lord is the maker of them all. Proverbs 22:1-2

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You Are My God

You are my God, and I will give thanks to you;     you are my God, I will extol you. 29 O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good,     for his steadfast love endures forever. Psalms 118:28-29

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Universal Call to Worship

Praise the Lord, all you nations!     Extol him, all you peoples! 2 For great is his steadfast love toward us,     and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord! Psalms 117:1-2

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