A despairing man should have the devotion of his friends, even though he forsakes the fear of the Almighty.
--Job 6:14 New International Version (NIV)
Lord God, grant that after years of climbing I may not find the mist in my soul has dulled the vision of your glory. Keep me from the habit of looking for faults, and missing the virtues in others. Forbid that I should be so occupied in taking measure of other lives that I neglect to measure my own. Amen.
And so after waiting patiently, Abraham received what was promised.
--Hebrews 6:15 New International Version (NIV)
Tender Father, may I not encourage the disposition to enlarge and make much of the troubles and disappointments of life, and make light of the joys and privileges. I pray that I may keep a large place for happiness. Amen.
“Watch me,” he told them. “Follow my lead. When I get to the edge of the camp, do exactly as I do.”
--Judges 7:17 New International Version (NIV)
Loving Father, may I remember that from the beginning, all things were created beautiful and were given for love. I pray that I may be willing to be guided to the beautiful things of life and receive from them the delight of your love. Amen.
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