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

Posted on 03/26/2013 4:34:36 AM PDT by left that other site

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem






The Story of Joseph

Genesis, Chapter 43



Joseph’s Brothers Return with Benjamin

1. Now the famine was severe in the land. 2. And it came to pass, when they had eaten up the grain which they had brought from Egypt, that their father said to them, “Go back, buy us a little food.” 3. But Judah spoke to him, saying, “The man solemnly warned us, saying, ‘You shall not see my face unless your brother is with you.’ 4. If you send our brother with us, we will go down and buy you food. 5. But if you will not send him, we will not go down; for the man said to us, ‘You shall not see my face unless your brother is with you.’” 6. And Israel said, “Why did you deal so wrongfully with me as to tell the man whether you had still another brother?” 7. But they said, “The man asked us pointedly about ourselves and our family, saying, ‘Is your father still alive? Have you another brother?’ And we told him according to these words. Could we possibly have known that he would say, ‘Bring your brother down’?” 8. Then Judah said to Israel his father, “Send the lad with me, and we will arise and go, that we may live and not die, both we and you and also our little ones. 9. I myself will be surety for him; from my hand you shall require him. If I do not bring him back to you and set him before you, then let me bear the blame forever. 10. For if we had not lingered, surely by now we would have returned this second time.” 11. And their father Israel said to them, “If it must be so, then do this: Take some of the best fruits of the land in your vessels and carry down a present for the man—a little balm and a little honey, spices and myrrh, pistachio nuts and almonds. 12. Take double money in your hand, and take back in your hand the money that was returned in the mouth of your sacks; perhaps it was an oversight. 13. Take your brother also, and arise, go back to the man. 14. And may God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may release your other brother and Benjamin. If I am bereaved, I am bereaved!” 15. So the men took that present and Benjamin, and they took double money in their hand, and arose and went down to Egypt; and they stood before Joseph. 16. When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the steward of his house, “Take these men to my home, and slaughter an animal and make ready; for these men will dine with me at noon.” 17. Then the man did as Joseph ordered, and the man brought the men into Joseph’s house. 18. Now the men were afraid because they were brought into Joseph’s house; and they said, “It is because of the money, which was returned in our sacks the first time, that we are brought in, so that he may make a case against us and seize us, to take us as slaves with our donkeys.” 19. When they drew near to the steward of Joseph’s house, they talked with him at the door of the house, 20. and said, “O sir, we indeed came down the first time to buy food; 21. but it happened, when we came to the encampment, that we opened our sacks, and there, each man’s money was in the mouth of his sack, our money in full weight; so we have brought it back in our hand. 22. And we have brought down other money in our hands to buy food. We do not know who put our money in our sacks.” 23. But he said, “Peace be with you, do not be afraid. Your God and the God of your father has given you treasure in your sacks; I had your money.” Then he brought Simeon out to them. 24. So the man brought the men into Joseph’s house and gave them water, and they washed their feet; and he gave their donkeys feed. 25. Then they made the present ready for Joseph’s coming at noon, for they heard that they would eat bread there. 26. And when Joseph came home, they brought him the present which was in their hand into the house, and bowed down before him to the earth. 27. Then he asked them about their well-being, and said, “Is your father well, the old man of whom you spoke? Is he still alive?” 28. And they answered, “Your servant our father is in good health; he is still alive.” And they bowed their heads down and prostrated themselves. 29. Then he lifted his eyes and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother’s son, and said, “Is this your younger brother of whom you spoke to me?” And he said, “God be gracious to you, my son.” 30. Now his heart yearned for his brother; so Joseph made haste and sought somewhere to weep. And he went into his chamber and wept there. 31. Then he washed his face and came out; and he restrained himself, and said, “Serve the bread.” 32. So they set him a place by himself, and them by themselves, and the Egyptians who ate with him by themselves; because the Egyptians could not eat food with the Hebrews, for that is an abomination to the Egyptians. 33. And they sat before him, the firstborn according to his birthright and the youngest according to his youth; and the men looked in astonishment at one another. 34. Then he took servings to them from before him, but Benjamin’s serving was five times as much as any of theirs. So they drank and were merry with him.




TOPICS: Prayer
KEYWORDS: israel; prayer; prayforjerusalem

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Abba, Father Who Art in Heaven,
Blessed Be Your Holy Name!
How we love to sing Your praises,
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 The One True God.
Perfect in All Your Ways
Ancient of Days,
King of Kings,
And Lord of Lords!

Thank You for This Wonderful Story of Your Servant Joseph,
While we may wonder why Joseph is going through all this anguish with his brothers,
It all makes sense as we contemplate the story.
The brothers are the ones who need these schemes and set-ups,
to cause change and repentance within THEIR hearts.
As the story unfolds,
the brothers are in fear for their lives,
victims of false accusation,
worried about what authorities think of them,
torn with compassion for their aging father Jacob,
and actually allow themselves and their children to become hostages for the greater good.
These are the same things Joseph had experienced,
because of what they did to him!
It is a process they must go through in order to be reconciled to their brother and to God.
In the Gospel it says that if you are bringing a gift to the altar, and your brother has something against you,
Go first and be reconciled with your brother and THEN offer your gift.
Twenty one years have passed since Joseph was sold to the Ishmaelites.
Yet, their sin against their brother is as fresh as it was the day it happened,
because it was never acknowledged.
How wise You Are, Dear Father,
to direct Joseph to conduct himself in this manner!
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.

Bring the Truth To Light, Abba Father,
And expose all the Liars!

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 03/26/2013 4:34:36 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






How Difficult this is for Joseph! But he must do what he must do, in the way that God directs him, for the sake of his Brothers' very souls! And of course, to bring to whole Family to Egypt to set in motion one of the Greatest Events in Human History.

Come and Pray For Our FRiend MestaMachine, For All Our FRiends in Need, For The Peace of Jerusalem, 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 03/26/2013 4:37:52 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: left that other site; All

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem









HAPPY PASSOVER AND A BLESSED HOLY WEEK TO ALL THE PRAYER WARRIORS!



Blessings To All Who Visit This Garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

3 posted on 03/26/2013 4:41:38 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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Then he took servings to them from before him, but Benjamin’s serving was five times as much as any of theirs. So they drank and were merry with him…OH LORD, I couldn’t help but think about YOU as YOU served the bread and wine to YOUR disciples ushering in the NEW COVENANT. How YOU earnestly desired to share in that Passover meal. OH LORD, that YOUR PEOPLE Israel would rejoice in YOU and be glad in the GIFT of Salvation. We pray. The Love that Joseph has is a shadow of the LOVE YOU HAVE over YOUR BRETHREN in the flesh…Oh son of Man. And his MERCY and GRACE is a shadow of the ETERNAL COVENANT YOU made in the SPIRIT..Oh Son of GOD.. Amen. We pray for the Peace of Jerusalem, we pray for Your people Israel, we pray for the nations that look with disdain upon YOU and those of the Jewish People, we pray for our America that we will forever join our hearts with that of YOURS and with Israel. OH LORD, how desperately we need YOU in all life…Amen.


4 posted on 03/26/2013 5:00:28 AM PDT by Jeanbl
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To: Jeanbl

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, Jeanbl, for your Prayers For Our FRiend MestaMachine, For All Our FRiends in Need, For The Peace of Jerusalem, For Persecuted Believers, and for Our Beloved Nation.




Blessings To All Who Visit This Garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

5 posted on 03/26/2013 5:05:03 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: left that other site

Joining you in praying for the Peace of Jerusalem, Israel and our beloved Nation.

Keeping Mesta in my thoughts and prayers.

Blessings to all, etabeta


6 posted on 03/26/2013 5:29:43 AM PDT by etabeta
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To: etabeta

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, Etabeta, for your Prayers For Our FRiend MestaMachine, For All Our FRiends in Need, For The Peace of Jerusalem, For Persecuted Believers, and for Our Beloved Nation.




Blessings To All Who Visit This Garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

7 posted on 03/26/2013 5:33:19 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 healing


8 posted on 03/26/2013 5:36:15 AM PDT by Lera (Proverbs 29:2)
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To: Lera

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, Lera, for your Prayers For Our FRiend MestaMachine, For All Our FRiends in Need, For The Peace of Jerusalem, For Persecuted Believers, and for Our Beloved Nation.




Blessings To All Who Visit This Garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

9 posted on 03/26/2013 6:40:55 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: left that other site

Amen

Praying for all of God’s people. May His Providence work in our dark times to bring about good.


10 posted on 03/26/2013 11:18:37 AM PDT by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: NEWwoman

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, NEWwoman, for your Prayers For Our FRiend MestaMachine, For All Our FRiends in Need, For The Peace of Jerusalem, 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 03/26/2013 11:31:22 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: left that other site; yorkie; jaycee; MestaMachine


PRAYERS ASCENDING ON HIGH FOR THE PEACE OF JERUSALEM!
And for the Preservation of the Valiant Israeli Nation!


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PRAYERS ASCENDING ON HIGH For ML In This Time Of Tribulation!

PRAYERS OF GRATITUDE ASCENDING ON HIGH For The Miraculous Healing of ML’s Mom!

PRAYERS ASCENDING ON HIGH For A Rapid Recovery For Our Own Yorkie!

PRAYERS ASCENDING ON HIGH For A Rapid Recovery For Our Own Jaycee!

PRAYERS ASCENDING ON HIGH For A Rapid Recovery For Steve – retired NYPD!

PRAYERS ASCENDING ON HIGH For A Rapid Recovery For Our Friend Mesta Machine!

PRAYERS ASCENDING ON HIGH For Our Brethren Of All Faiths Throughout The World Suffering Persecution!

PRAYERS ASCENDING ON HIGH For The Safety Of Our Gallant Troops And For The Success Of Their Vital Mission!

PRAYERS ASCENDING ON HIGH For The Repose Of The Souls Of Our Embassy Staff In Libya Who Were Assassinated 11 September 2012!

PRAYERS ASCENDING ON HIGH For The Deliverance Of Our Beloved Nation From The Lion’s Mouth!




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Lamh Foistenach Abu!
12 posted on 03/26/2013 1:01:27 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, ConorMacNessa, for your Prayers and beautiful graphic For Our FRiend MestaMachine, For All Our FRiends in Need, For The Peace of Jerusalem, For Persecuted Believers, and for Our Beloved Nation.




Blessings To All Who Visit This Garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

13 posted on 03/26/2013 1:05:59 PM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: left that other site
Pray for the Peace and Protection
Of Jerusalem and ALL of Israel

Prayers continue for our dear Mesta Machine
Our Nation,
and all those facing persecution
and each person reading this, with special needs


14 posted on 03/26/2013 1:31:08 PM PDT by yorkie
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To: left that other site

Wonderful prayer today, LTOS. Amen to it all.


15 posted on 03/26/2013 3:02:09 PM PDT by Hiskid (Jesus is Lord)
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To: yorkie

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, Yorkie, for your Prayers and lovely Graphic For Our FRiend MestaMachine, For All Our FRiends in Need, For The Peace of Jerusalem, For Persecuted Believers, and for Our Beloved Nation.




Blessings To All Who Visit This Garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

16 posted on 03/26/2013 3:16:25 PM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: Hiskid

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, Hiskid, for your Prayers For Our FRiend MestaMachine, For All Our FRiends in Need, For The Peace of Jerusalem, 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 03/26/2013 3:19:11 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.


18 posted on 03/26/2013 7:43:05 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Alamo-Girl

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, Alamo-Girl, for your Prayers For Our FRiend MestaMachine, For All Our FRiends in Need, For The Peace of Jerusalem, 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 03/26/2013 7:52:30 PM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: left that other site

Amen.


20 posted on 03/26/2013 8:58:38 PM PDT by Irish Rose (Will work for chocolate.)
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To: Irish Rose

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem








Thank You, Irish Rose, for your Prayers For Our FRiend MestaMachine, For All Our FRiends in Need, For The Peace of Jerusalem, For Persecuted Believers, and for Our Beloved Nation.




Blessings To All Who Visit This Garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen



ML/LTOS

(El Kabong)

21 posted on 03/27/2013 4:24:22 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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