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  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/4/15)[Prayer]

    05/04/2015 6:36:32 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Saul New International Version (NIV) 31 Now the Philistines fought against Israel; the Israelites fled before them, and many fell dead on Mount Gilboa. 2 The Philistines were in hot pursuit of Saul and his sons, and they killed his sons Jonathan, Abinadab and Malki-Shua. 3 The fighting grew fierce around Saul, and when the archers overtook him, they wounded him critically. 4 Saul said to his armor-bearer, “Draw your sword and run me through, or these uncircumcised fellows will come and run me through and abuse me.” But his armor-bearer was...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/3/15)[Prayer]

    05/03/2015 5:11:47 AM PDT · by left that other site · 23 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Saul New International Version (NIV) 3 Now Samuel was dead, and all Israel had mourned for him and buried him in his own town of Ramah. Saul had expelled the mediums and spiritists from the land. 4 The Philistines assembled and came and set up camp at Shunem, while Saul gathered all Israel and set up camp at Gilboa. 5 When Saul saw the Philistine army, he was afraid; terror filled his heart. 6 He inquired of the Lord, but the Lord did not answer him by dreams or Urim or prophets....
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/2/15)[Prayer]

    05/02/2015 5:26:32 AM PDT · by left that other site · 19 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Saul New International Version (NIV) 26 The Ziphites went to Saul at Gibeah and said, “Is not David hiding on the hill of Hakilah, which faces Jeshimon?” 2 So Saul went down to the Desert of Ziph, with his three thousand select Israelite troops, to search there for David. 3 Saul made his camp beside the road on the hill of Hakilah facing Jeshimon, but David stayed in the wilderness. When he saw that Saul had followed him there, 4 he sent out scouts and learned that Saul had definitely arrived. 5 Then...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/1/15)[Prayer]

    05/01/2015 4:42:15 AM PDT · by left that other site · 20 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Saul New International Version (NIV) 24 [a]After Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, “David is in the Desert of En Gedi.” 2 So Saul took three thousand able young men from all Israel and set out to look for David and his men near the Crags of the Wild Goats. 3 He came to the sheep pens along the way; a cave was there, and Saul went in to relieve himself. David and his men were far back in the cave. 4 The men said, “This is the day...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/30/15)[Prayer]

    04/30/2015 4:53:01 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Saul New International Version (NIV) 23 When David was told, “Look, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah and are looting the threshing floors,” 2 he inquired of the Lord, saying, “Shall I go and attack these Philistines?” The Lord answered him, “Go, attack the Philistines and save Keilah.” 3 But David’s men said to him, “Here in Judah we are afraid. How much more, then, if we go to Keilah against the Philistine forces!” 4 Once again David inquired of the Lord, and the Lord answered him, “Go down to Keilah, for...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(4/30/15)[Prayer]

    04/30/2015 4:36:15 AM PDT · by left that other site · 25 replies
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    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm Deuteronomy 31:8 “… It is the LORD who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.”
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/29/15)[Prayer]

    04/29/2015 5:10:58 AM PDT · by left that other site · 14 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Saul New International Version (NIV) 6 Now Saul heard that David and his men had been discovered. And Saul was seated, spear in hand, under the tamarisk tree on the hill at Gibeah, with all his officials standing at his side. 7 He said to them, “Listen, men of Benjamin! Will the son of Jesse give all of you fields and vineyards? Will he make all of you commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds? 8 Is that why you have all conspired against me? No one tells me when my...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/28/15)[Prayer]

    04/28/2015 5:33:36 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Saul New International Version (NIV) 24 So David hid in the field, and when the New Moon feast came, the king sat down to eat. 25 He sat in his customary place by the wall, opposite Jonathan and Abner sat next to Saul, but David’s place was empty. 26 Saul said nothing that day, for he thought, “Something must have happened to David to make him ceremonially unclean—surely he is unclean.” 27 But the next day, the second day of the month, David’s place was empty again. Then Saul said to his...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/27/15)[Prayer]

    04/27/2015 5:09:44 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Saul New International Version (NIV) 19 Saul told his son Jonathan and all the attendants to kill David. But Jonathan had taken a great liking to David 2 and warned him, “My father Saul is looking for a chance to kill you. Be on your guard tomorrow morning; go into hiding and stay there. 3 I will go out and stand with my father in the field where you are. I’ll speak to him about you and will tell you what I find out.” 4 Jonathan spoke well of David to Saul...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/26/15)[Prayer]

    04/26/2015 4:39:50 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Saul New International Version (NIV) 18 After David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan became one in spirit with David, and he loved him as himself. 2 From that day Saul kept David with him and did not let him return home to his family. 3 And Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself. 4 Jonathan took off the robe he was wearing and gave it to David, along with his tunic, and even his sword, his bow and his belt. 5 Whatever mission Saul sent him on,...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/25/15)[Prayer]

    04/25/2015 5:54:51 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Saul New International Version (NIV) 55 As Saul watched David going out to meet the Philistine, he said to Abner, commander of the army, “Abner, whose son is that young man?” Abner replied, “As surely as you live, Your Majesty, I don’t know.” 56 The king said, “Find out whose son this young man is.” 57 As soon as David returned from killing the Philistine, Abner took him and brought him before Saul, with David still holding the Philistine’s head. 58 “Whose son are you, young man?” Saul asked him. David said,...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/24/15)[Prayer]

    04/24/2015 5:34:50 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Saul New International Version (NIV) 20 Early in the morning David left the flock in the care of a shepherd, loaded up and set out, as Jesse had directed. He reached the camp as the army was going out to its battle positions, shouting the war cry. 21 Israel and the Philistines were drawing up their lines facing each other. 22 David left his things with the keeper of supplies, ran to the battle lines and asked his brothers how they were. 23 As he was talking with them, Goliath, the Philistine...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(4/24/15)[Prayer]

    04/24/2015 5:23:47 AM PDT · by left that other site · 21 replies
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    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm Psalms 73:26 My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/23/15)[Prayer]

    04/23/2015 4:48:57 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Saul New International Version (NIV) 14 Now the Spirit of the Lord had departed from Saul, and an evil[a] spirit from the Lord tormented him. 15 Saul’s attendants said to him, “See, an evil spirit from God is tormenting you. 16 Let our lord command his servants here to search for someone who can play the lyre. He will play when the evil spirit from God comes on you, and you will feel better.” 17 So Saul said to his attendants, “Find someone who plays well and bring him to me.” 18 One...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem (4/22/15)[Prayer]

    04/22/2015 6:20:46 AM PDT · by left that other site · 23 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 3 Now Samuel was dead, and all Israel had mourned for him and buried him in his own town of Ramah. Saul had expelled the mediums and spiritists from the land. 4 The Philistines assembled and came and set up camp at Shunem, while Saul gathered all Israel and set up camp at Gilboa. 5 When Saul saw the Philistine army, he was afraid; terror filled his heart. 6 He inquired of the Lord, but the Lord did not answer him by dreams or Urim or prophets....
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/21/15)[Prayer]

    04/21/2015 5:04:52 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 16 The Lord said to Samuel, “How long will you mourn for Saul, since I have rejected him as king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and be on your way; I am sending you to Jesse of Bethlehem. I have chosen one of his sons to be king.” 2 But Samuel said, “How can I go? If Saul hears about it, he will kill me.” The Lord said, “Take a heifer with you and say, ‘I have come to sacrifice to the Lord.’...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/20/15)[Prayer]

    04/20/2015 6:10:16 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 15 Samuel said to Saul, “I am the one the Lord sent to anoint you king over his people Israel; so listen now to the message from the Lord. 2 This is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘I will punish the Amalekites for what they did to Israel when they waylaid them as they came up from Egypt. 3 Now go, attack the Amalekites and totally destroy[a] all that belongs to them. Do not spare them; put to death men and women, children and infants, cattle...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/19/15)[Prayer]

    04/19/2015 5:40:04 AM PDT · by left that other site · 19 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 16 Saul and his son Jonathan and the men with them were staying in Gibeahin Benjamin, while the Philistines camped at Mikmash. 17 Raiding parties went out from the Philistine camp in three detachments. One turned toward Ophrah in the vicinity of Shual, 18 another toward Beth Horon, and the third toward the borderland overlooking the Valley of Zeboyim facing the wilderness. 19 Not a blacksmith could be found in the whole land of Israel, because the Philistines had said, “Otherwise the Hebrews will make swords or...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/18/15)[Prayer]

    04/18/2015 5:57:54 AM PDT · by left that other site · 20 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 13 Saul was thirty years old when he became king, and he reigned over Israel forty-two years. 2 Saul chose three thousand men from Israel; two thousand were with him at Mikmash and in the hill country of Bethel, and a thousand were with Jonathan at Gibeah in Benjamin. The rest of the men he sent back to their homes. 3 Jonathan attacked the Philistine outpost at Geba, and the Philistines heard about it. Then Saul had the trumpet blown throughout the land and said, “Let...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/17/15)[Prayer]

    04/17/2015 6:13:09 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 12 Samuel said to all Israel, “I have listened to everything you said to me and have set a king over you. 2 Now you have a king as your leader. As for me, I am old and gray, and my sons are here with you. I have been your leader from my youth until this day. 3 Here I stand. Testify against me in the presence of the Lord and his anointed. Whose ox have I taken? Whose donkey have I taken? Whom have I...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/16/15)[Prayer]

    04/16/2015 5:26:19 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 12 The people then said to Samuel, “Who was it that asked, ‘Shall Saul reign over us?’ Turn these men over to us so that we may put them to death.” 13 But Saul said, “No one will be put to death today, for this day the Lord has rescued Israel.” 14 Then Samuel said to the people, “Come, let us go to Gilgal and there renew the kingship.” 15 So all the people went to Gilgal and made Saul king in the presence of the Lord....
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(4/16/15)[Prayer]

    04/16/2015 5:13:47 AM PDT · by left that other site · 22 replies
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    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm Psalms 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/15/15)[Prayer]

    04/15/2015 5:20:55 AM PDT · by left that other site · 18 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 9 As Saul turned to leave Samuel, God changed Saul’s heart, and all these signs were fulfilled that day. 10 When he and his servant arrived at Gibeah, a procession of prophets met him; the Spirit of God came powerfully upon him, and he joined in their prophesying. 11 When all those who had formerly known him saw him prophesying with the prophets, they asked each other, “What is this that has happened to the son of Kish? Is Saul also among the prophets?” 12 A man...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/14/15)[Prayer]

    04/14/2015 6:42:43 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 10 Then Samuel took a flask of olive oil and poured it on Saul’s head and kissed him, saying, “Has not the Lord anointed you ruler over his inheritance?[a] 2 When you leave me today, you will meet two men near Rachel’s tomb, at Zelzah on the border of Benjamin. They will say to you, ‘The donkeys you set out to look for have been found. And now your father has stopped thinking about them and is worried about you. He is asking, “What shall...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/13/15)[Prayer]

    04/13/2015 5:32:33 AM PDT · by left that other site · 14 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 9 There was a Benjamite, a man of standing, whose name was Kish son of Abiel, the son of Zeror, the son of Bekorath, the son of Aphiah of Benjamin. 2 Kish had a son named Saul, as handsome a young man as could be found anywhere in Israel, and he was a head taller than anyone else. 3 Now the donkeys belonging to Saul’s father Kish were lost, and Kish said to his son Saul, “Take one of the servants with you and go and...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/12/15)[Prayer]

    04/12/2015 4:41:15 AM PDT · by left that other site · 19 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 8 When Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons as Israel’s leaders.[a] 2 The name of his firstborn was Joel and the name of his second was Abijah, and they served at Beersheba. 3 But his sons did not follow his ways. They turned aside after dishonest gain and accepted bribes and perverted justice. 4 So all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah. 5 They said to him, “You are old, and your sons do not follow your ways; now appoint a...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/11/15)[Prayer]

    04/11/2015 4:41:23 AM PDT · by left that other site · 20 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 7 1 So the men of Kiriath Jearim came and took up the ark of the Lord. They brought it to Abinadab’s house on the hill and consecrated Eleazar his son to guard the ark of the Lord. 2 The ark remained at Kiriath Jearim a long time—twenty years in all. Samuel Subdues the Philistines at Mizpah Then all the people of Israel turned back to the Lord. 3 So Samuel said to all the Israelites, “If you are returning to the Lord with all your hearts,...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/10/15)[Prayer]

    04/10/2015 5:42:46 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 6 When the ark of the Lord had been in Philistine territory seven months, 2 the Philistines called for the priests and the diviners and said, “What shall we do with the ark of the Lord? Tell us how we should send it back to its place.” 3 They answered, “If you return the ark of the god of Israel, do not send it back to him without a gift; by all means send a guilt offering to him. Then you will be healed, and you...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/9/15)[Prayer]

    04/09/2015 6:21:42 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 5 After the Philistines had captured the ark of God, they took it from Ebenezer to Ashdod. 2 Then they carried the ark into Dagon’s temple and set it beside Dagon. 3 When the people of Ashdod rose early the next day, there was Dagon, fallen on his face on the ground before the ark of the Lord! They took Dagon and put him back in his place. 4 But the following morning when they rose, there was Dagon, fallen on his face on the ground before...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(4/9/15)[Prayer]

    04/09/2015 5:47:30 AM PDT · by left that other site · 28 replies
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    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm Psalms 29:11 May the LORD give strength to his people! May the LORD bless his people with peace!
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/8/15)[Prayer]

    04/08/2015 5:28:29 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 12 That same day a Benjamite ran from the battle line and went to Shiloh with his clothes torn and dust on his head. 13 When he arrived, there was Eli sitting on his chair by the side of the road, watching, because his heart feared for the ark of God. When the man entered the town and told what had happened, the whole town sent up a cry. 14 Eli heard the outcry and asked, “What is the meaning of this uproar?” The man hurried...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/7/15)[Prayer]

    04/07/2015 6:38:25 AM PDT · by left that other site · 14 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 4 And Samuel’s word came to all Israel. The Philistines Capture the Ark Now the Israelites went out to fight against the Philistines. The Israelites camped at Ebenezer, and the Philistines at Aphek. 2 The Philistines deployed their forces to meet Israel, and as the battle spread, Israel was defeated by the Philistines, who killed about four thousand of them on the battlefield. 3 When the soldiers returned to camp, the elders of Israel asked, “Why did the Lord bring defeat on us today before the...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/6/15)[Prayer]

    04/06/2015 5:32:46 AM PDT · by left that other site · 9 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 3 The boy Samuel ministered before the Lord under Eli. In those days the word of the Lord was rare; there were not many visions. 2 One night Eli, whose eyes were becoming so weak that he could barely see, was lying down in his usual place. 3 The lamp of God had not yet gone, and Samuel was lying down in the house of the Lord, where the ark of God was. 4 Then the Lord called Samuel. Samuel answered, “Here I am.” 5 And he ran...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/5/15)[Prayer]

    04/05/2015 5:00:00 AM PDT · by left that other site · 20 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 27 Now a man of God came to Eli and said to him, “This is what the Lord says: ‘Did I not clearly reveal myself to your ancestor’s family when they were in Egypt under Pharaoh? 28 I chose your ancestor out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to go up to my altar, to burn incense, and to wear an ephod in my presence. I also gave your ancestor’s family all the food offerings presented by the Israelites. 29 Why do...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/4/15)[Prayer]

    04/04/2015 5:52:31 AM PDT · by left that other site · 21 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 12 Eli’s sons were scoundrels; they had no regard for the Lord. 13 Now it was the practice of the priests that, whenever any of the people offered a sacrifice, the priest’s servant would come with a three-pronged fork in his hand while the meat was being boiled 14 and would plunge the fork into the pan or kettle or caldron or pot. Whatever the fork brought up the priest would take for himself. This is how they treated all the Israelites who came to Shiloh....
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/3/15)[Prayer]

    04/03/2015 7:08:27 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 2 Then Hannah prayed and said: “My heart rejoices in the Lord;     in the Lord my horn[a] is lifted high. My mouth boasts over my enemies,     for I delight in your deliverance. 2 “There is no one holy like the Lord;     there is no one besides you;     there is no Rock like our God. 3 “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. 4 “The bows of the...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(4/2/15)[Prayer]

    04/02/2015 6:22:07 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
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    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13).
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/2/15)[Prayer]

    04/02/2015 5:53:08 AM PDT · by left that other site · 16 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 21 When her husband Elkanah went up with all his family to offer the annual sacrifice to the Lord and to fulfill his vow, 22 Hannah did not go. She said to her husband, “After the boy is weaned, I will take him and present him before the Lord, and he will live there always.” 23 “Do what seems best to you,” her husband Elkanah told her. “Stay here until you have weaned him; only may the Lord make good his word.” So the woman stayed...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/1/15)[Prayer]

    04/01/2015 5:58:58 AM PDT · by left that other site · 16 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 9 Once when they had finished eating and drinking in Shiloh, Hannah stood up. Now Eli the priest was sitting on his chair by the doorpost of the Lord’s house. 10 In her deep anguish Hannah prayed to the Lord, weeping bitterly. 11 And she made a vow, saying, “Lord Almighty, if you will only look on your servant’s misery and remember me, and not forget your servant but give her a son, then I will give him to the Lord for all the days of...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(3/31/15)[Prayer]

    03/31/2015 6:08:49 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Samuel New International Version (NIV) 1 There was a certain man from Ramathaim, a Zuphite from the hill country of Ephraim, whose name was Elkanah son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephraimite. 2 He had two wives; one was called Hannah and the other Peninnah. Peninnah had children, but Hannah had none. 3 Year after year this man went up from his town to worship and sacrifice to the Lord Almighty at Shiloh, where Hophni and Phinehas, the two sons of...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(3/30/15)[Prayer]

    03/30/2015 6:05:59 AM PDT · by left that other site · 16 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Ruth New International Version (NIV) 13 So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. When he made love to her, the Lord enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son. 14 The women said to Naomi: “Praise be to the Lord, who this day has not left you without a guardian-redeemer. May he become famous throughout Israel! 15 He will renew your life and sustain you in your old age. For your daughter-in-law, who loves you and who is better to you than seven sons, has given...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(3/29/15)[Prayer]

    03/29/2015 5:41:27 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Ruth New International Version (NIV) 4 Meanwhile Boaz went up to the town gate and sat down there just as the guardian-redeemer[a] he had mentioned came along. Boaz said, “Come over here, my friend, and sit down.” So he went over and sat down. 2 Boaz took ten of the elders of the town and said, “Sit here,” and they did so. 3 Then he said to the guardian-redeemer, “Naomi, who has come back from Moab, is selling the piece of land that belonged to our relative Elimelek. 4 I thought I...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(3/28/15)[Prayer]

    03/28/2015 6:01:42 AM PDT · by left that other site · 18 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Ruth New International Version (NIV) 16 When Ruth came to her mother-in-law, Naomi asked, “How did it go, my daughter?” Then she told her everything Boaz had done for her 17 and added, “He gave me these six measures of barley, saying, ‘Don’t go back to your mother-in-law empty-handed.’” 18 Then Naomi said, “Wait, my daughter, until you find out what happens. For the man will not rest until the matter is settled today.” New International Version (NIV) Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(3/27/15)[Prayer]

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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Ruth New International Version (NIV) 5 “I will do whatever you say,” Ruth answered. 6 So she went down to the threshing floor and did everything her mother-in-law told her to do. 7 When Boaz had finished eating and drinking and was in good spirits, he went over to lie down at the far end of the grain pile. Ruth approached quietly, uncovered his feet and lay down. 8 In the middle of the night something startled the man; he turned—and there was a woman lying at his feet! 9 “Who are you?”...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(3/26/15)[Prayer]

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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Ruth New International Version (NIV) 3 One day Ruth’s mother-in-law Naomi said to her, “My daughter, I must find a home for you, where you will be well provided for. 2 Now Boaz, with whose women you have worked, is a relative of ours. Tonight he will be winnowing barley on the threshing floor. 3 Wash, put on perfume, and get dressed in your best clothes. Then go down to the threshing floor, but don’t let him know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking. 4 When he lies...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(3/26/15)[Prayer]

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    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm Ephesians 3:14-19 “My response is to get down on my knees before the Father, this magnificent Father who parcels out all heaven and earth. I ask him to strengthen you by his Spirit—not a brute strength but a glorious inner strength—that Christ will live in you as you open the door and invite him in. And I ask him that with both feet planted firmly on love, you’ll be able to take in with all followers of Jesus the extravagant dimensions of Christ’s love. Reach out and experience the...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(3/25/15)[Prayer]

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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Ruth New International Version (NIV) 2 Now Naomi had a relative on her husband’s side, a man of standing from the clan of Elimelek, whose name was Boaz. 2 And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “Let me go to the fields and pick up the leftover grain behind anyone in whose eyes I find favor.” Naomi said to her, “Go ahead, my daughter.” 3 So she went out, entered a field and began to glean behind the harvesters. As it turned out, she was working in a field belonging to...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(3/24/15)[Prayer]

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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Ruth New International Version (NIV) 6 When Naomi heard in Moab that the Lord had come to the aid of his people by providing food for them, she and her daughters-in-law prepared to return home from there. 7 With her two daughters-in-law she left the place where she had been living and set out on the road that would take them back to the land of Judah. 8 Then Naomi said to her two daughters-in-law, “Go back, each of you, to your mother’s home. May the Lord show you kindness, as...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(3/23/15)[Prayer]

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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Ruth New International Version (NIV) 1 In the days when the judges ruled,[a] there was a famine in the land. So a man from Bethlehem in Judah, together with his wife and two sons, went to live for a while in the country of Moab. 2 The man’s name was Elimelek, his wife’s name was Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Kilion. They were Ephrathites from Bethlehem, Judah. And they went to Moab and lived there. 3 Now Elimelek, Naomi’s husband, died, and she was left...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(3/22/15)[Prayer]

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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Gideon New International Version (NIV) 28 Thus Midian was subdued before the Israelites and did not raise its head again. During Gideon’s lifetime, the land had peace forty years. 29 Jerub-Baal son of Joash went back home to live. 30 He had seventy sons of his own, for he had many wives. 31 His concubine, who lived in Shechem, also bore him a son, whom he named Abimelek. 32 Gideon son of Joash died at a good old age and was buried in the tomb of his father Joash in Ophrah of the...