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How to pray the right words

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If you worry about what to pray or how to pray, try this prayer. It is filled with actual verses from the Bible about WORDS. Yes, God has so much to say about words themselves. In fact, Jesus calls himself "the Word." So don't worry about if you're praying the right way. Just speak Jesus' words back to him, and let him speak his words into you. Everything will change! What you believe. What you think. What you say. What you do. Everything! Oh, Lord God, the Word of Life-- I praise you for your words, for our holy Scriptures , and especially for the red letter words in the Bible.  Thank you for speaking to me, day after day, minute by minute, whether I'm listening or not. You're always there, speaking in a whisper , speaking life . Praise : Your words are sweet to me; they give nourishment and joy. I can always trust them ( Psalm 119:103 ). Your words are flawless--they are like gold refined by fire. I cannot improve on them ( Psalm12:6 ). Before time be

A prayer for space to hear

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Speak to me, Lord. I'm listening. I'm preparing the sanctuary of my soul so you can enter and sit with me. And so I can hear you. I'm making room in my thoughts and beliefs  for you to change me and direct me. I need you. So I will sit here and wait to hear from you. Wait to feel you and know you. Wait until my heart transforms from cynical to celebrating , from afraid to expectant, from bitter to grateful. I will wait. Only through this silent waiting will I find the sense to shut out the noise of this world. Only in stillness can I can experience your love and wisdom. Forgive me for my self-focus and my judgment of others. Direct me toward the work you have for me today. Give me strength , patience, and courage to do it. Sustain my spirit, so I don't give up. Speak to me, Lord. Oh, please, don't stop speaking to me. In Jesus' name, Amen. For this is what the  Lord  says— he who created the heavens,      he is God