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Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(11/30/19)[Prayer]
The Holy Scriptures | 11/30/19 | left that other site

Posted on 11/30/2019 5:53:29 AM PST by left that other site

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem






(Music in The Bible)

Psalm 42





BOOK II

Psalms 42–72

Psalm 42[a][b]

For the director of music. A maskil[c] of the Sons of Korah.

1 As the deer pants for streams of water,
    so my soul pants for you, my God.
2 My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.
    When can I go and meet with God?
3 My tears have been my food
    day and night,
while people say to me all day long,
    “Where is your God?”
4 These things I remember
    as I pour out my soul:
how I used to go to the house of God
    under the protection of the Mighty One[d]
with shouts of joy and praise
    among the festive throng.

5 Why, my soul, are you downcast?
    Why so disturbed within me?
Put your hope in God,
    for I will yet praise him,
    my Savior and my God.

6 My soul is downcast within me;
    therefore I will remember you
from the land of the Jordan,
    the heights of Hermon—from Mount Mizar.
7 Deep calls to deep
    in the roar of your waterfalls;
all your waves and breakers
    have swept over me.

8 By day the Lord directs his love,
    at night his song is with me—
    a prayer to the God of my life.

9 I say to God my Rock,
    “Why have you forgotten me?
Why must I go about mourning,
    oppressed by the enemy?”
10 My bones suffer mortal agony
    as my foes taunt me,
saying to me all day long,
    “Where is your God?”

11 Why, my soul, are you downcast?
    Why so disturbed within me?
Put your hope in God,
    for I will yet praise him,
    my Savior and my God.

Footnotes:

1. Psalm 42:1 In many Hebrew manuscripts Psalms 42 and 43 constitute one psalm.
2. Psalm 42:1 In Hebrew texts 42:1-11 is numbered 42:2-12.
3. Psalm 42:1 Title: Probably a literary or musical term
4. Psalm 42:4 See Septuagint and Syriac; the meaning of the Hebrew for this line is uncertain.


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TOPICS: Prayer
KEYWORDS: israel; prayer; prayforjerusalem

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem





Hallelujah!
How Good and Wonderful it is to Praise and Worship You, Dear Father!
Thank You for these Words from Your Sweet Psalmist David,
a sinner like ourselves,
a man of war and diplomacy,
capable of of both great bitterness and also great love.
Thank You for preserving such Precious Inspired Song Lyrics,
Through Three Millenia, virtually Unchanged,
despite Wars,
Schisms,
Challenges,
Heresies,
Burnings,
and Persecutions!
We Thank You for the Persistence and Stubbornness
which You have built into Your Chosen People,
Which has kept Them Alive to this Day,
in spite of the evil one's efforts to destroy Them.
Thank You for Your Promise to Preserve them Forever,
and to Restore Them to Their Land.
Thank You For Giving Us Your LAW Through the Jewish People,
which is the Foundation of Our Constitution and Our Freedom and Liberty,
and all that is Decent in Western Civilization.
Thank You for Giving us Messiah,
Whom we Eagerly and Lovingly AWAIT!
(Please, Please Come Quickly!)

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 11/30/2019 5:53:29 AM PST by left that other site
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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!



S the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.

2) My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God?

3) My tears have been my meat day and night, while they continually say unto me, Where is thy God?
4) When I remember these things, I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday.

5) Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.

6) O my God, my soul is cast down within me: therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar.

7) Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterspouts: all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me.

8) Yet the LORD will command his lovingkindness in the day time, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life.

9) I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

10) As with a sword in my bones, mine enemies reproach me; while they say daily unto me, Where is thy God?

11) Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.

____________________________________________________Psalm 42 (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."

2 posted on 11/30/2019 6:26:45 AM PST by ConorMacNessa (FMF Corpsman - Lima 3/5 RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ActsChapter16; Alamo-Girl; 4Godsoloved..Hegave; albie; alicewonders; alnick; AmericanMade1776; ...

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem






There is a little pond (actually a swamp) in the woods near my home, which is visible from my deck. On many a morning, while having my coffee, I see a little deer brave the dogs, coyotes, foxes, bicycles, and cars to sneak a sip of water from the pond. There is no alternative. She MUST get to that life-giving water.

This is one of the most well-known settings of this Psalm.

I am sure that there are many more! The Psalm is so personal and lyrical that it practically sets ITSELF to music.

This is a Psalm of David, written in time of distress, perhaps even exile when he was on the run from Absalom. It is assigned to the Music Director for "The Sons of Korah". These were the Levitical Choir in the Tabernacle Service, and were descendants of Levi. This is the first Psalm in the second "Song Book" and is the first of a smaller group of seven Psalms in a row assigned to "The Sons of Korah". So, even though it is incredibly personal, it is meant to be shared as Liturgy.

David's longing for the connection to God is the theme of this Psalm, as he reminisces about his enthusiasm in the early days of his relationship with the Almighty. He waxes nostalgic about leading Worship, celebrating God's presence, and being a part of a worshiping community. But now he is no longer in a position of Leadership, is in exile, and is longing for God, like the little thirsty deer.

He asks the question:

5 Why, my soul, are you downcast?
Why so disturbed within me?
Put your hope in God,
for I will yet praise him,
my Savior and my God.


This rhetorical question is answered right away, and becomes the repeating chorus of this song.

And so, whether you are a new convert, making a huge splash with all kinds of attention from the Christian Community, or a older widow who has been teaching Sunday School for twenty years, the only important thing is the Presence of God in your life. And while I sometimes wax nostalgic about the days when I was in a Contemporary Christian Band, touring the northeast, going on local TV and cutting albums, I can actually encounter the Presence of God just as dramatically sitting on my deck with my Bible, getting ready to post the day's thread, and watching the little deer drink her water.

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

"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world." (John 16:33)

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

3 posted on 11/30/2019 6:29:06 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: 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.

"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world." (John 16:33)

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 11/30/2019 6:31:36 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 for the Peace of Jerusalem. God bless.


5 posted on 11/30/2019 7:15:08 AM PST by etabeta
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To: left that other site

Amen and thank you.


6 posted on 11/30/2019 7:26:14 AM PST by Silentgypsy (Call an addiction hotline and say you're hooked on phonics.)
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To: left that other site

...also a favorite song taken from the Psalm.
Praise the Lord!

7 posted on 11/30/2019 9:55:28 AM PST by LUV W (The bravery and dedication of our troops in keeping us safe & free make me proud to be an American!)
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To: left that other site

By day the Lord directs his love,
at night his song is with me—
a prayer to the God of my life.

Amen, left that other site

I see many deer (we call them “hoof rats”) around my house, by the lilacs and the ditch. Now it’s snowing. See their tracks.

Joining in prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem.


8 posted on 11/30/2019 10:07:06 AM PST by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: NEWwoman

“Hoof-Rats” LOL.

Well, that’s what happens when people aren’t allowed to hunt. The Balance of Nature is upset.


9 posted on 11/30/2019 10:44:45 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: 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.

"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world." (John 16:33)

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

10 posted on 11/30/2019 10:47:03 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: 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.

"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world." (John 16:33)

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

11 posted on 11/30/2019 10:50:14 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: LUV W

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem






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

"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world." (John 16:33)

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

12 posted on 11/30/2019 10:53:23 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.

"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world." (John 16:33)

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 11/30/2019 10:54:34 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; NEWwoman

Amen. Many hoof rats destroying cars in my world, too. We call them dinner!


14 posted on 11/30/2019 12:07:41 PM PST by Hiskid (Jesus is Lord)
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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.

"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world." (John 16:33)

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

15 posted on 11/30/2019 3:26:16 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: left that other site

Amen, Praying for the Peace of Jerusalem


16 posted on 12/01/2019 3:23:36 AM PST by Jeanbl
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To: Jeanbl

Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem






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

"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world." (John 16:33)

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

17 posted on 12/01/2019 5:21:22 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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