Category Archives: Ezra

You will know that I, the Lord your God, dwell in Zion, my holy hill

For the Lord has chosen Zion, he has desired it for his dwelling: “This is my resting place for ever and ever. Here I will sit enthroned, for I have desired it.

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May the glory of the Lord be praised in his dwelling place!

When a prayer or plea is made by any of your people Israel—each one aware of the afflictions of his own heart, and spreading out his hands toward this temple—then hear from heaven, your dwelling place. Forgive and act; deal … Continue reading

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From heaven the Lord looks down and sees all mankind

From his dwelling place (the Lord) watches all who live on earth—he who forms the hearts of all, who considers everything they do.

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Teach me, and I will be quiet

Do not be quick with your mouth, do not be hasty in your heart to utter anything before God. God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few. … And when you pray, do … Continue reading

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I humbled myself with fasting

When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show men they are fasting. But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, so that it will not … Continue reading

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People of corrupt mind have been robbed of the truth

Now the earth was corrupt in God’s sight and was full of violence. God saw how corrupt the earth had become, for all the people on earth had corrupted their ways. … The land you are entering to possess is … Continue reading

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Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips

Remember the law of my servant Moses, the decrees and laws I gave him. … May he turn our hearts to him, to walk in obedience to him and keep the commands, decrees and laws he gave our ancestors. 

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Rejoice before the Lord

My heart rejoices in the LORD; in the LORD my horn is lifted high. … The LORD … filled them with joy. … Do not grieve, for the joy of the LORD is your strength. … And on that day they offered great sacrifices, … Continue reading

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Sin

Everyone who sins breaks the law; in fact, sin is lawlessness.

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Bible Reading

How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

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