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Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(1/10/20)[Prayer]
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Posted on 01/10/2020 5:59:02 AM PST by left that other site

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem






(Music in The Bible)

Psalm 82





Psalm 82

A psalm of Asaph.

1 God presides in the great assembly;
    he renders judgment among the “gods”:
2 “How long will you[a] defend the unjust
    and show partiality to the wicked?[b]
3 Defend the weak and the fatherless;
    uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.
4 Rescue the weak and the needy;
    deliver them from the hand of the wicked.

5 “The ‘gods’ know nothing, they understand nothing.
    They walk about in darkness;
    all the foundations of the earth are shaken.

6 “I said, ‘You are “gods”;
    you are all sons of the Most High.’
7 But you will die like mere mortals;
    you will fall like every other ruler.”

8 Rise up, O God, judge the earth,
    for all the nations are your inheritance.

Footnotes:

1. Psalm 82:2 The Hebrew is plural.
2. Psalm 82:2 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here.


New International Version (NIV)(End of Scripture Passage)



"Rise up, Oh God, and judge the earth…"

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Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem





Almighty Father,
We Come before You With Praise
And Thanksgiving in Our Hearts.
For You Alone Are Worthy;
You Alone Are LORD;
You Alone Are The One True God Of Abraham!
You Are The Source,
The Creator,
The Ancient of Days,
The Rock of All Ages,
Everlasting Father,
The One Eternal Master of the Universe!

1. God stands in the congregation of the mighty;
He judges among the gods.[a]
2.How long will you judge unjustly,
And show partiality to the wicked? Selah
3. Defend the poor and fatherless;
Do justice to the afflicted and needy.
4. Deliver the poor and needy;
Free them from the hand of the wicked.


Abba, Father, as You address in this Psalm,
The "gods",
The "mighty ones",
the Leaders,
the Legislators and Judges,
You Pour Out Your Righteous Wrath Upon Them,
For Judging Unjustly,
and Showing partiality to the Wicked!
We Thank You, LORD,
for this Psalm,
on This Very Day,
And we Plead with You on Behalf of Our Beloved Country,
That You Will Continue to Raise up Godly and Wise Leaders
who will Listen To Your Voice.

We ask that You Endow their Leaders
With a Double Portion of your Spirit,
As in Days of Old.
Father, Deliver us from Evil,
Narcissistic,
Greedy,
Corrupt men and women
who seek only to feed their own pockets and egos!

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.

We Pray For Our President,
And other Leaders of Our Beloved USA
May They Receive Wisdom from You
To do the Right Thing.
We Pray For The Swift and Sure Coming of Messiah,
Blessed Be He,
To Establish His Kingdom,
and Make All Things Right.

Blessings To All Who Visit This Garden of Prayer.



Hallelujah and Amen

ML/LTOS


1 posted on 01/10/2020 5:59:02 AM PST by left that other site
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Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem






Remember the YELLOW PAGES? Back in the day, I worked as a "Business Representative" for the Phone Company. Business people who needed to set up telephone service for their company came to me. My job was to question them about their business and suggest (sell) the number of lines, telephones, switchboards, call-directors, extension lines, etc. I also would suggest (sell) advertising in the Yellow Pages, to give them the most exposure for their business. A simple listing was free, bold-faced fonts a little bit each month, quarter, half, and full-page ads much more. It could add up to a huge monthly bill, but the catch was that phone service could not be turned off for an outstanding Yellow Pages bill, as long as the actual Telephone Bill for service was paid. Some customers caught on to this well-kept secret, and soon were getting free advertising.

Setting up a full-page ad in the Yellow Pages was tricky. In the days before computers, Graphic Design was actually done by hand. The customer could have his own design already done, and then would submit it to the Rep, who would proof-read it and send it in to be photocopied. Once the design was submitted, it was put in the book. An error could not be corrected for a whole year. All spelling and punctuation errors were sent out with the Yellow Pages and some of the results were hilarious. One that caused a huge lawsuit became a cautionary legend among us Reps:

Dr. Sam Smith, Psychotherapist"
was printed:
"Dr. Sam Smith, Psycho the rapist"

Punctuation and spacing are so important!

In the NIV version of Today's Psalm, we see punctuation that has a new meaning in modern usage. These are what are known as "scare quotes" or in conversation, "Air Quotes". "Air Quotes" require an actual physical gesture of making quotation marks in the air with one's fingers. "Scare Quotes" are used in journalism to denote sarcasm. Although the Ancient Hebrew Texts did not even have VOWELS, much less punctuation, the use of Scare Quotes around the word "gods" (lower-case g) makes sense, as the Psalmist believes in The One True God. So who are these "gods" in Scare Quotes?

There are several possibilities:

1. Unjust Rulers of Israel: This is not far-fetched at all. We even acknowledge such characters in our own government who think they are "gods", also known as "The Beltway", "The Swamp", or the "Deep State". These guys oppress the poor, break the law with impunity, and abuse their power to get what they want. This is in direct opposition to the godly, Biblical role of kings, which is to love justice, judge in righteousness, and defend the weak and oppressed.

2. Pagan Kings of Surrounding Countries: In the Ancient World, civilizations not only believed in the divine right of kings, they believed that their kings WERE divine. This superstitious attribution of godhood went all the way back to the Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, throughout Mesopotamia, and right up to the supposedly-civilized Romans.

3. The False Idols of the Surrounding Nations: In Ancient Times, nations were identified with their "gods". Each country and culture was interwoven with religion so much that the "god" represented the entire culture.

Whatever the original meaning of "gods" (perhaps all three!), the "Scare Quotes" are an appropriate punctuation in this modern translation. Jesus mentioned this Psalm in John 10:34. He was not being at all complimentary when He said, "Is it not written in your Law, 'I have said you are "gods"'? This statement was in the form of a rebuke, and I can even imagine "Air Quotes" around the word "gods".

Verse 6 and 7 are the pivot point in this Psalm. Those who set themselves as "gods" will face Judgement from The One True God.

And that is scarier than any "Scare Quotes" can express.

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

"Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven." (Matthew 5:16)

God Bless America!

Blessings To All Who Visit This Garden of Prayer.



This Symbol Represents Christians in The Middle East, who desperately need our Prayers.

Hallelujah and Amen

ML/LTOS

2 posted on 01/10/2020 6:52:32 AM PST by left that other site (For America to have CONFIDENCE in our future, we must have PRIDE in our HISTORY... DJT)
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To: left that other site; yorkie; UriĀ’el-2012


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



_ OD standeth in the congregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods.

2 How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah.

3 Defend the poor and fatherless: do
justice to the afflicted and needy.
4 Deliver the poor and needy: rid them out of the hand of the wicked.

5 They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of course.

6 I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children of the most High.

7 But ye shall die like men, and fall like one of the princes.

8 Arise, O God, judge the earth: for thou shalt inherit all nations.

__________________________________________________Psalm 82 (KJV)



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

PRAYERS ASCENDING ON HIGH For the Repose of the Soul 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 FRiend Uri'el2012.

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.

PRAYERS ASCENDING ON HIGH For Our Brethren Of All Faiths Throughout The World Suffering Persecution.
We pray in particular on behalf of our brothers and sisters in Syria, Iraq, Egypt, Libya and throughout the Mideast. The members of the oldest of our Christian Communities, some of which date from the days of the Apostles, suffer under cruel, merciless and unrelenting persecution. They are Orthodox and Catholic, Protestant and Evangelical, Coptic, Pentecostal, and Baptist. To the persecutors, we are all "Nazarenes."

3 posted on 01/10/2020 7:34:03 AM PST by ConorMacNessa (FMF Corpsman - Lima 3/5 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 Graphics For the Peace of Jerusalem, For Our FRiends in Need, For Persecuted Believers, and For Our Beloved Nation.

"Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven." (Matthew 5:16)

God Bless America!

Blessings To All Who Visit This Garden of Prayer.



This Symbol Represents Christians in The Middle East, who desperately need our Prayers.

Hallelujah and Amen

ML/LTOS

4 posted on 01/10/2020 7:41:12 AM PST by left that other site (For America to have CONFIDENCE in our future, we must have PRIDE in our HISTORY... DJT)
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To: left that other site

My prayers always. God bless.


5 posted on 01/10/2020 9:13:52 AM PST by etabeta
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To: etabeta

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem






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

"Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven." (Matthew 5:16)

God Bless America!

Blessings To All Who Visit This Garden of Prayer.



This Symbol Represents Christians in The Middle East, who desperately need our Prayers.

Hallelujah and Amen

ML/LTOS

6 posted on 01/10/2020 9:54:47 AM PST by left that other site (For America to have CONFIDENCE in our future, we must have PRIDE in our HISTORY... DJT)
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To: left that other site

Amen and thank you.


7 posted on 01/10/2020 12:16:42 PM PST by Silentgypsy (Call an addiction hotline and say you're hooked on phonics.)
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To: Silentgypsy

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem






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

"Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven." (Matthew 5:16)

God Bless America!

Blessings To All Who Visit This Garden of Prayer.



This Symbol Represents Christians in The Middle East, who desperately need our Prayers.

Hallelujah and Amen

ML/LTOS

8 posted on 01/10/2020 12:22:13 PM PST by left that other site (For America to have CONFIDENCE in our future, we must have PRIDE in our HISTORY... DJT)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Welcome back!


9 posted on 01/10/2020 12:35:35 PM PST by Silentgypsy (Call an addiction hotline and say you're hooked on phonics.)
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To: Silentgypsy
Thanks very much - it's great to be back.

"Dia shábháil ar fad anseo!"

10 posted on 01/10/2020 12:46:31 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (FMF Corpsman - Lima 3/5 RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: left that other site

AMEN and AMEN!


11 posted on 01/10/2020 2:21:07 PM PST by Maudeen (http://ThereIsHopeinJesus.com/)
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Amen, left that other site

Spot on with the Deep State...the Swamp...those above the law.

Joining in prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem.


12 posted on 01/10/2020 4:17:33 PM PST by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: Maudeen

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem






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

"Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven." (Matthew 5:16)

God Bless America!

Blessings To All Who Visit This Garden of Prayer.



This Symbol Represents Christians in The Middle East, who desperately need our Prayers.

Hallelujah and Amen

ML/LTOS

13 posted on 01/10/2020 5:05:36 PM PST by left that other site (For America to have CONFIDENCE in our future, we must have PRIDE in our HISTORY... DJT)
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To: NEWwoman

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem






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

"Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven." (Matthew 5:16)

God Bless America!

Blessings To All Who Visit This Garden of Prayer.



This Symbol Represents Christians in The Middle East, who desperately need our Prayers.

Hallelujah and Amen

ML/LTOS

14 posted on 01/10/2020 5:09:48 PM PST by left that other site (For America to have CONFIDENCE in our future, we must have PRIDE in our HISTORY... DJT)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Wonderful prayers and graphics.


15 posted on 01/10/2020 5:12:25 PM PST by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: NEWwoman
Thanks very much, NEWwoman

"Dia shábháil ar fad anseo!"

16 posted on 01/10/2020 5:18:52 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (FMF Corpsman - Lima 3/5 RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: left that other site

Amen and amen!


17 posted on 01/10/2020 8:36:07 PM PST by Hiskid (Jesus is Lord)
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To: left that other site

Amen. Thank you. Joining in prayer.


18 posted on 01/11/2020 2:27:46 AM PST by Jeanbl
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To: Hiskid

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem






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

"Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven." (Matthew 5:16)

God Bless America!

Blessings To All Who Visit This Garden of Prayer.



This Symbol Represents Christians in The Middle East, who desperately need our Prayers.

Hallelujah and Amen

ML/LTOS

19 posted on 01/11/2020 5:28:51 AM PST by left that other site (For America to have CONFIDENCE in our future, we must have PRIDE in our HISTORY... DJT)
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To: NEWwoman

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem






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

"Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven." (Matthew 5:16)

God Bless America!

Blessings To All Who Visit This Garden of Prayer.



This Symbol Represents Christians in The Middle East, who desperately need our Prayers.

Hallelujah and Amen

ML/LTOS

20 posted on 01/11/2020 5:33:07 AM PST by left that other site (For America to have CONFIDENCE in our future, we must have PRIDE in our HISTORY... DJT)
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