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Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem (3/26/13)[Prayer]
The Holy Scriptures | 3/26/13 | left that other site

Posted on 03/25/2013 5:24:43 AM PDT by left that other site

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem






The Story of Joseph

Genesis, Chapter 42



Joseph’s Brothers Go to Egypt

1. When Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, Jacob said to his sons, “Why do you look at one another?” 2. And he said, “Indeed I have heard that there is grain in Egypt; go down to that place and buy for us there, that we may live and not die.” 3. So Joseph’s ten brothers went down to buy grain in Egypt. 4. But Jacob did not send Joseph’s brother Benjamin with his brothers, for he said, “Lest some calamity befall him.” 5. And the sons of Israel went to buy grain among those who journeyed, for the famine was in the land of Canaan. 6. Now Joseph was governor over the land; and it was he who sold to all the people of the land. And Joseph’s brothers came and bowed down before him with their faces to the earth. 7. Joseph saw his brothers and recognized them, but he acted as a stranger to them and spoke roughly to them. Then he said to them, “Where do you come from?” And they said, “From the land of Canaan to buy food.” 8. So Joseph recognized his brothers, but they did not recognize him. 9. Then Joseph remembered the dreams which he had dreamed about them, and said to them, “You are spies! You have come to see the nakedness of the land!” 10. And they said to him, “No, my lord, but your servants have come to buy food. 11. We are all one man’s sons; we are honest men; your servants are not spies.” 12. But he said to them, “No, but you have come to see the nakedness of the land.” 13. And they said, “Your servants are twelve brothers, the sons of one man in the land of Canaan; and in fact, the youngest is with our father today, and one is no more.” 14. But Joseph said to them, “It is as I spoke to you, saying, ‘You are spies!’ 15. In this manner you shall be tested: By the life of Pharaoh, you shall not leave this place unless your youngest brother comes here. 16. Send one of you, and let him bring your brother; and you shall be kept in prison, that your words may be tested to see whether there is any truth in you; or else, by the life of Pharaoh, surely you are spies!” 17. So he put them all together in prison three days. 18. Then Joseph said to them the third day, “Do this and live, for I fear God: 19. If you are honest men, let one of your brothers be confined to your prison house; but you, go and carry grain for the famine of your houses. 20. And bring your youngest brother to me; so your words will be verified, and you shall not die.” And they did so. 21. Then they said to one another, “We are truly guilty concerning our brother, for we saw the anguish of his soul when he pleaded with us, and we would not hear; therefore this distress has come upon us.” 22. And Reuben answered them, saying, “Did I not speak to you, saying, ‘Do not sin against the boy’; and you would not listen? Therefore behold, his blood is now required of us.” 23. But they did not know that Joseph understood them, for he spoke to them through an interpreter. 24. And he turned himself away from them and wept. Then he returned to them again, and talked with them. And he took Simeon from them and bound him before their eyes.


The Brothers Return to Canaan


25. Then Joseph gave a command to fill their sacks with grain, to restore every man’s money to his sack, and to give them provisions for the journey. Thus he did for them. 26. So they loaded their donkeys with the grain and departed from there. 27. But as one of them opened his sack to give his donkey feed at the encampment, he saw his money; and there it was, in the mouth of his sack. 28. So he said to his brothers, “My money has been restored, and there it is, in my sack!” Then their hearts failed them and they were afraid, saying to one another, “What is this that God has done to us?” 29. Then they went to Jacob their father in the land of Canaan and told him all that had happened to them, saying: 30. “The man who is lord of the land spoke roughly to us, and took us for spies of the country. 31. But we said to him, ‘We are honest men; we are not spies. 32. We are twelve brothers, sons of our father; one is no more, and the youngest is with our father this day in the land of Canaan.’ 33. Then the man, the lord of the country, said to us, ‘By this I will know that you are honest men: Leave one of your brothers here with me, take food for the famine of your households, and be gone. 34. And bring your youngest brother to me; so I shall know that you are not spies, but that you are honest men. I will grant your brother to you, and you may trade in the land.’” 35. Then it happened as they emptied their sacks, that surprisingly each man’s bundle of money was in his sack; and when they and their father saw the bundles of money, they were afraid. 36. And Jacob their father said to them, “You have bereaved me: Joseph is no more, Simeon is no more, and you want to take Benjamin. All these things are against me.” 37. Then Reuben spoke to his father, saying, “Kill my two sons if I do not bring him back to you; put him in my hands, and I will bring him back to you.” 38. But he said, “My son shall not go down with you, for his brother is dead, and he is left alone. If any calamity should befall him along the way in which you go, then you would bring down my gray hair with sorrow to the grave.”




TOPICS: Prayer
KEYWORDS: israel; prayer; prayforjerusalem

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Our Father Who Art in Heaven,
Hallowed be Your Name!
It Is A Good Thing to Praise You,
To Lift Up Your Holy Name in Worship,
For You Alone are Worthy of Praise.
For You are Holy, Righteous and Just,
And Glorious in Majesty!
You Alone Are Worthy of Worship
For Your Alone Are The One True God.
Perfect in All Your Ways

Because of the Power and Authority You have given to Joseph,
He could have had his brothers slain on the spot.
Yet he conceals his identity and causes them to think about what they did to their brother.
By accusing them as spies,
Joseph awakens in them their shame and guilt over their treachery.
But this is so hard on him,
And he is moved to tears when out of their presence.
Joseph must apply this discipline to his brothers,
But it hurts him,
because he still loves them even after all they have done to him.
He knows he must bring them around to repentance,
and feel the sting of false accusation themselves,
Before he can reveal himself to them.
Thank You, Father, for giving us this wonderful History,
To teach and inspire us.
Being in authority is not always easy,
and sometimes it is necessary to go against our own emotions,
And rely upon Your Guidance, even when it hurts!
Thank you for heroes like Joseph,
who show us Justice tempered with mercy in dealing with those who have wronged us.

LORD, We ask that You fill the leaders of the USA with Your Spirit,
that they may make Holy and Righteous decisions.
Please remove and replace those who do not follow You.

For the Sake of Your Anointed,
and For The Sake of Your Name,
We pray for the Peace of Jerusalem,
For Israel,
According to Your Word,
and Your Promise.

Give us Wisdom,
That we may discern Your Plan,
Even in bizarre events that leave us puzzled,
frustrated, and hurt.
Help Us remember that You are in Control,
You Are On the Throne.
Thine is the Kingdom,
The Power and the Glory,
And You Are the Same,
Yesterday, Today, and Forever!

Father, We eagerly await Messiah,
To Set Up His Kingdom,
And Make All Things Right.




Blessings To All Who Visit This garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)


1 posted on 03/25/2013 5:24:43 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: left that other site; tajgirvan; DollyCali; dangerdoc; seoul62; etabeta; ...

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Oh, How I LOVE this Story!
Please Continue to Pray For Mesta Machine. I have no word on her condition yet, but G-d Knows.

Come and Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem, For Our FRiends in Need, For Persecuted Believers, and For Our Beloved Nation.



Blessings To All Who Visit This garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

2 posted on 03/25/2013 5:31:15 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: left that other site

My prayers for the Peace of Jerusalem, our FRiends in need (especially Mesta now) and our beloved Nation.

Blessings, etabeta


3 posted on 03/25/2013 7:33:36 AM PDT by etabeta
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To: etabeta

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, Etabeta, For Your Faithful Prayers, For Mesta Machine, For the Peace of Jerusalem, For Our FRiends in Need, For Persecuted Believers, and For Our Beloved Nation.



Blessings To All Who Visit This garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

4 posted on 03/25/2013 7:46:49 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: left that other site

Prayers for MM up and continuing.


5 posted on 03/25/2013 7:48:34 AM PDT by Silentgypsy (I must be all here, because everyone keeps telling me I'm not all there.)
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To: Silentgypsy

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, Silentgypsy, For Your Faithful Prayers, For Mesta Machine, For the Peace of Jerusalem, For Our FRiends in Need, For Persecuted Believers, and For Our Beloved Nation.



Blessings To All Who Visit This garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

6 posted on 03/25/2013 7:50:10 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: left that other site

Amen
Prayers up for Mestamachine’s complete healing


7 posted on 03/25/2013 7:55:56 AM PDT by Lera (Proverbs 29:2)
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To: left that other site

Amen

Joining in prayer for all of God’s people. May His anointing be on His own and may He grant us power and strength during these dark days.


8 posted on 03/25/2013 8:12:17 AM PDT by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: left that other site
Pray for the Peace and Protection
Of Jerusalem and ALL of Israel

Prayers for Mesta Machine continue.
If anyone gets an update, please ping us all.


9 posted on 03/25/2013 8:27:00 AM PDT by yorkie
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To: Lera

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, Lera, For Your Faithful Prayers, For Mesta Machine, For the Peace of Jerusalem, For Our FRiends in Need, For Persecuted Believers, and For Our Beloved Nation.



Blessings To All Who Visit This garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

10 posted on 03/25/2013 8:51:51 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: NEWwoman

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, NEWwoman, For Your Faithful Prayers, For Mesta Machine, For the Peace of Jerusalem, For Our FRiends in Need, For Persecuted Believers, and For Our Beloved Nation.



Blessings To All Who Visit This garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

11 posted on 03/25/2013 8:53:07 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: yorkie

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, Yorkie, For Your Faithful Prayers, and Wonderful Etching, For Mesta Machine, For the Peace of Jerusalem, For Our FRiends in Need, For Persecuted Believers, and For Our Beloved Nation.



Blessings To All Who Visit This garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

12 posted on 03/25/2013 8:54:57 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: left that other site

AMEN. Thank you for explaining this passage of scripture as well. We appreciate you!


13 posted on 03/25/2013 1:30:01 PM PDT by Hiskid (Jesus is Lord)
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To: left that other site

Dear LORD, I come here today to Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem and for Blessing upon YOUR people, and words are difficult to come. I know the burden of hidden sorrow and unspoken pain that is hard to share among family members. I am reliving a past hurt today in my heart and mind, and I want to punish, I want to condemn, I want to hate, and most especially because of the hurt that feel. OH LORD, self is such an enemy of GRACE and MERCY sometimes. Joseph wept so loud that all heard him, and yet had to return to his brothers composed and ready to do YOUR WILL. If only I could just cry out to you like that instead of pointing the finger and gossiping about it with someone who would sympathize with me. OH LORD, forgive me once again. Dear LORD, forgive YOUR PEOPLE. Dear JESUS, YOU wept deeply over them and the city that bears YOUR NAME, knowing that a lesson must be learned before YOU WILL REVEAL YOURSELF TO THEM. Thank YOU for all those whom have come to see YOU as BROTHER, SAVIOR, LORD, MESSIAH..what a reunion that must be as heaven sings the song of GLORY for a sinner who repents...May this season bring awareness of who YOU TRULY ARE to YOUR NATION...Amen.

Dear LORD, we pray for Mesta Machine with all the love we can join together and concern...Amen.


14 posted on 03/25/2013 2:20:06 PM PDT by Jeanbl
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To: left that other site

Prayers for Israel - prayers for Mesta...


15 posted on 03/25/2013 2:41:15 PM PDT by GOPJ (DHS HAS secured: 1.6 BILLION bullets - 2.700 tanks and 35,000 drones ...to use on American soil...)
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To: left that other site

Amen.


16 posted on 03/25/2013 3:51:52 PM PDT by Irish Rose (Will work for chocolate.)
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To: Hiskid

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, Hiskid, For Your Faithful Prayers, For Mesta Machine, For the Peace of Jerusalem, For Our FRiends in Need, For Persecuted Believers, and For Our Beloved Nation.



Blessings To All Who Visit This garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

17 posted on 03/25/2013 5:20:13 PM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: Jeanbl

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, Jeanbl, For Your Faithful Prayers, For Mesta Machine, For the Peace of Jerusalem, For Our FRiends in Need, For Persecuted Believers, and For Our Beloved Nation.



Blessings To All Who Visit This garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

18 posted on 03/25/2013 5:57:51 PM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: GOPJ

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, GOPJ, For Your Faithful Prayers, For Mesta Machine, For the Peace of Jerusalem, For Our FRiends in Need, For Persecuted Believers, and For Our Beloved Nation.



Blessings To All Who Visit This garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

19 posted on 03/25/2013 6:00:15 PM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: Irish Rose

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, Irish Rose, For Your Faithful Prayers, For Mesta Machine, For the Peace of Jerusalem, For Our FRiends in Need, For Persecuted Believers, and For Our Beloved Nation.



Blessings To All Who Visit This garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

20 posted on 03/25/2013 6:03:07 PM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: left that other site
Amen to your Heaven-Enabled, Beautiful Prayer, Dear Servant of our King.
Standing with you in Heartfelt Agreement.
Loving Prayers for MestaMachine are Ascending.


21 posted on 03/25/2013 6:49:38 PM PDT by Kitty Mittens (To God Be All Excellent Praise!)
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To: Kitty Mittens

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, Kitty Mittens, For Your Faithful Prayers, For Mesta Machine, For the Peace of Jerusalem, For Our FRiends in Need, For Persecuted Believers, and For Our Beloved Nation.



Blessings To All Who Visit This garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

22 posted on 03/25/2013 6:54:29 PM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: left that other site

I join in prayer for Israel, Jerusalem and all God’s beloved.


23 posted on 03/25/2013 8:44:41 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Alamo-Girl

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, Alamo-Girl, For Your Faithful Prayers, For Mesta Machine, For the Peace of Jerusalem, For Our FRiends in Need, For Persecuted Believers, and For Our Beloved Nation.



Blessings To All Who Visit This garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

24 posted on 03/26/2013 4:15:16 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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