Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise

Give thanks to him and praise his name. For the LORD is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations. Continue reading

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I will praise you, Lord, among the nations

I will sing the praises of your name. … Sing the praises of the LORD, you his faithful people; praise his holy name. Continue reading

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The God of heaven will give us success

Lord, save us! Lord, grant us success! Continue reading

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Do not gloat over me, my enemy! Though I have fallen, I will rise!

Though I sit in darkness, the Lord will be my light. Continue reading

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Thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ

I put no trust in my bow, my sword does not bring me victory. … It was not by their sword that they won the land, nor did their arm bring them victory; it was your right hand, your arm, and the light of your face, for you loved them. … Surely you need guidance to wage war, and victory is won through many advisers. … The horse is made ready for the day of battle, but victory rests with the Lord. Continue reading

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Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation

The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak. Continue reading

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Anxiety weighs down the heart

So then, banish anxiety from your heart and cast off the troubles of your body. … What do people get for all the toil and anxious striving with which they labor under the sun? All their days their work is grief and pain; even at night their minds do not rest. This too is meaningless. Continue reading

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Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened and I will give you rest

We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair. … We were harassed at every turn—conflicts on the outside, fears within. Continue reading

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I know that you have little strength

Now, Lord my God, I am only a little child and do not know how to carry out my duties. … “Alas, Sovereign Lord,” I said, “I do not know how to speak; I am too young.” Continue reading

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You are always righteous, Lord … I would speak with you about your justice

Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why do all the faithless live at ease? … How long, Lord, must I call for help, but you do not listen? Or cry out to you, “Violence!” but you do not save? … The law is paralyzed, and justice never prevails. The wicked hem in the righteous, so that justice is perverted. … They make ready their tongue like a bow, to shoot lies; it is not by truth that they triumph in the land. They go from one sin to another. Continue reading

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