Listen to my prayer, O God,
do not ignore my plea;
hear me and answer me.
My thoughts trouble me and I am distraught
because of what my enemy is saying,
because of the threats of the wicked;
for they bring down suffering on me
and assail me in their anger.
My heart is in anguish . . .
And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people. Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray . . .
Now when Daniel learned that the decree had been published, he went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened towards Jerusalem. Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to his God, just as he had done before. Then these men went as a group and found Daniel praying and asking God for help. So . . .
Help me, Lord my God;
save me according to your unfailing love.
Let them see that this is your doing,
that you yourself have done it, Lord.
Jesus stopped and said, ‘Call him.’
So they called to the blind man, ‘Cheer up! On your feet! He’s calling you.’ Throwing his cloak aside, he . . .
‘Go up and down the streets of Jerusalem,
look around and consider,
search through her squares.
If you can find but one person
who deals honestly and seeks the truth,
I will forgive this city.
Although they say, “As surely as the Lord lives,”
still they are swearing falsely.’
Lord, do not your . . .
then said he unto them, `The harvest indeed [is] abundant, but the workmen few; beseech ye then the Lord of the harvest, that He may put forth workmen to His harvest.
`Go away; lo, I send you forth as lambs in the midst of wolves;
carry no bag, no scrip, nor sandals; and salute no one on the way;
and into . . .
always rejoice ye;
continually pray ye;
in every thing give thanks, for this [is] the will of God in Christ Jesus in regard to you.
The Spirit quench not;
prophesyings despise not;
all things prove; that which is good hold fast;
from all appearance of evil abstain ye;
and the . . .