Prayer, As A Relationship With God
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Yet Lord, You are our Father;
we are the clay, and You are our potter;
we all are the work of Your hands. Lord, do not be terribly angry
or remember our iniquity forever.
Please look—all of us are Your people!
As a father has compassion on his children,
so the Lord has compassion on those who fear Him. For He knows what we are made of,
remembering that we are dust.
Yet You are our Father,
even though Abraham does not know us
and Israel doesn’t recognize us.
You, Yahweh, are our Father;
from ancient times,
Your name is our Redeemer.
“Therefore, you should pray like this:Our Father in heaven,
Your name be honored as holy. Your kingdom come.
Your will be done
on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread.read more.
And forgive us our debts,
as we also have forgiven our debtors. And do not bring us into temptation,
but deliver us from the evil one.
[For Yours is the kingdom and the power
and the glory forever. Amen.]
He said to them, “Whenever you pray, say:Father,
Your name be honored as holy.
Your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. And forgive us our sins,
for we ourselves also forgive everyone
in debt to us.
And do not bring us into temptation.”
But when you pray, go into your private room, shut your door, and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.
“Keep asking,and it will be given to you. Keep searching, and you will find. Keep knocking, and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who searches finds, and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. What man among you, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone?read more.
Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who ask Him!
“So I say to you, keep asking,and it will be given to you. Keep searching,and you will find. Keep knocking,and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who searches finds, and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. What father among you, if his son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead of a fish?read more.
Or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him?”
For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption, by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father!”
And because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of His Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba, Father!”
And He said, “Abba, Father! All things are possible for You. Take this cup away from Me. Nevertheless, not what I will, but what You will.”
Going a little farther, He fell facedown and prayed, “My Father! If it is possible, let this cup pass from Me. Yet not as I will, but as You will.”
“Father, if You are willing, take this cup away from Me—nevertheless, not My will, but Yours, be done.”
Jesus spoke these things, looked up to heaven, and said:Father,
the hour has come.
Glorify Your Son
so that the Son may glorify You, for You gave Him authority
over all flesh;
so He may give eternal life
to all You have given Him. This is eternal life:
that they may know You, the only true God,
and the One You have sent—Jesus Christ.read more.
I have glorified You on the earth
by completing the work You gave Me to do. Now, Father, glorify Me in Your presence
with that glory I had with You
before the world existed. I have revealed Your name
to the men You gave Me from the world.
They were Yours, You gave them to Me,
and they have kept Your word. Now they know that all things
You have given to Me are from You, because the words that You gave Me,
I have given them.
They have received them
and have known for certain
that I came from You.
They have believed that You sent Me. I pray for them.
I am not praying for the world
but for those You have given Me,
because they are Yours. Everything I have is Yours,
and everything You have is Mine,
and I have been glorified in them. I am no longer in the world,
but they are in the world,
and I am coming to You.
protect them by Your name
that You have given Me,
so that they may be one as We are one. While I was with them,
I was protecting them by Your name
that You have given Me.
I guarded them and not one of them is lost,
except the son of destruction,
so that the Scripture may be fulfilled. Now I am coming to You,
and I speak these things in the world
so that they may have My joy completed in them. I have given them Your word.
The world hated them
because they are not of the world,
as I am not of the world. I am not praying
that You take them out of the world
but that You protect them from the evil one. They are not of the world,
as I am not of the world. Sanctifythem by the truth;
Your word is truth. As You sent Me into the world,
I also have sent them into the world. I sanctify Myself for them,
so they also may be sanctified by the truth. I pray not only for these,
but also for those who believe in Me
through their message. May they all be one,
as You, Father, are in Me and I am in You.
May they also be one in Us,
so the world may believe You sent Me. I have given them the glory You have given Me.
May they be one as We are one. I am in them and You are in Me.
May they be made completely one,
so the world may know You have sent Me
and have loved them as You have loved Me. Father,
I desire those You have given Me
to be with Me where I am.
Then they will see My glory,
which You have given Me
because You loved Me before the world’s foundation. Righteous Father!
The world has not known You.
However, I have known You,
and these have known that You sent Me. I made Your name known to them
and will make it known,
so the love You have loved Me with
may be in them and I may be in them.
Therefore, brothers, since we have boldness to enter the sanctuary through the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way He has opened for us through the curtain (that is, His flesh), and since we have a great high priest over the house of God,read more.
let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed in pure water.
In Him we have boldness and confident access through faith in Him.
And this becomes clearer if another priest like Melchizedek appears, who did not become a priest based on a legal command concerning physical descent but based on the power of an indestructible life. For it has been testified:You are a priest forever
in the order of Melchizedek.read more.
So the previous command is annulled because it was weak and unprofitable (for the law perfected nothing), but a better hope is introduced, through which we draw near to God.
For the choir director. A Maskil of the sons of Korah.As a deer longs for streams of water,
so I long for You, God. I thirst for God, the living God.
When can I come and appear before God?
You will call to Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart.
I wait for Yahweh; I wait
and put my hope in His word. I wait for the Lord
more than watchmen for the morning—
more than watchmen for the morning.
The Lord is near all who call out to Him,
all who call out to Him with integrity. He fulfills the desires of those who fear Him;
He hears their cry for help and saves them.
I long for You in the night;
yes, my spirit within me diligently seeks You,
for when Your judgments are in the land,
the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.
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