Category Archives: 1 Kings

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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Hear from heaven, your dwelling place, and when you hear, forgive

This is what the Lord says to me: “I will remain quiet and will look on from my dwelling place.”

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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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First seek the counsel of the Lord

Seek his kingdom. … Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper. … A future awaits those … Continue reading

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Their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the Lord

So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.

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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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Those who walk in pride he is able to humble

Do not keep talking so proudly or let your mouth speak such arrogance, for the LORD is a God who knows, and by him deeds are weighed. The bows of the warriors are broken but those who stumbled are armed … Continue reading

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You must obey my laws

Be careful to follow my decrees. I am the LORD your God. … Keep my decrees and laws, for the person who obeys them will live by them. I am the LORD.

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Forever, Amen

Amen! May the LORD, the God of my lord the king, so declare it. … Amen. So be it. … These are the words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the ruler of God’s creation. … For no … Continue reading

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