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posted ago by LuckyBastard777 ago by LuckyBastard777 +329 / -3

I propose we start a daily prayer. I will start with one that is most relevant, and hopefully this can be a tradition that is carried on. For what is a culture without tradition.

Day 1 prayer:

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.

Forever and ever in the lords name, amen.

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Magistra 7 points ago +7 / -0

“May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer.” ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭19:14‬ ‭NIV‬‬ https://www.bible.com/111/psa.19.14.niv

I am feeling like the enemy is digging into me. I cannot control my mouth, cursing and lashing out at my family. I felt like I could finally voice myself around October. I was the girl in the family who was to be seen and not heard, then I moved to a blue zone, so I’ve spent many years biting my tongue. Now I feel like I’ve swung to the other side of the pendulum and am beginning to wonder if my soul isn’t full of putrid blackness. I read about Ananias and Sapphira this morning and that triggered some fear. (My husband would no way give all to the Lord (we have many arguments about giving 10-20%), and I’m having fear that we will lose everything in the stock market—he won’t go to even partial cash for fear of missing upside.)

I know this probably belongs in the daily thread, but I cannot find it.

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erikc28484 6 points ago +6 / -0

Oh boy this post really hit home for me. Thanks for sharing your struggle. I’m in many ways in the same boat. God bless.