Morning Prayer: Saturday 19 Sep 2020 – Psalms (25) and Proverbs (18) ~ O Lord, let me not be ashamed…

Morning Prayer, Saturday, 19 Sep 2020

+ In the Name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Opening:

Gracious God: without You I am unable to please You.
Mercifully grant that Your Holy Spirit may rule and direct my heart in all things;
through Jesus Christ my Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever. Amen.

“My God, I have put my trust in you; O let me not be ashamed…”
(Psalm 25:1)

Preparation:

Almighty God, to you all hearts are open, all desires known, and from you no secrets are hid: Cleanse the thoughts of my heart by the inspiration of your Holy Spirit, that I may perfectly love you, and worthily magnify your holy Name; through Christ my Lord. Amen.

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The New Cloverdale Psalter (2019 Update of 1535 Original

Psalm 25

1 Unto you, O LORD, will I lift up my soul; my God, I have put my trust in you; *
O let me not be ashamed, neither let my enemies triumph over me.

2 For all those who hope in you shall not be ashamed, *
but those who deal untruly shall be put to confusion.

3 Show me your ways, O LORD, *
and teach me your paths.

4 Lead me forth in your truth and teach me, *
for you are the God of my salvation; in you has been my hope all the day long.

5 Call to remembrance, O LORD, your tender mercies, *
and your loving-kindnesses, which have been from of old.

6 O remember not the sins and offenses of my youth, *
but according to your mercy think on me, O LORD, in your goodness.

7 Gracious and righteous is the LORD; *
therefore will he teach sinners in the way.

8 Those who are meek shall he guide in judgment, *
and those who are gentle shall he teach his way.

9 All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth *
to those who keep his covenant and his testimonies.

10 For your Name’s sake, O LORD, *
forgive my sin, for it is great.

11 Who is the one who fears the LORD? *
He shall teach him in the way that he shall choose.

12 He shall dwell at ease, *
and his seed shall inherit the land.

13 The LORD reveals his secret counsel to those who fear him, *
and he will show them his covenant.

14 My eyes are ever looking to the LORD, *
for he shall pluck my feet out of the net.

15 Turn to me, and have mercy on me, *
for I am desolate and in misery.

16 The sorrows of my heart are enlarged; *
O bring me out of my troubles.

17 Look upon my adversity and misery *
and forgive me all my sin.

18 Consider my enemies, how many they are, *
and how they bear a tyrannous hate against me.

19 O keep my soul and deliver me; *
Let me not be ashamed, for I have put my trust in you.

20 Let integrity and righteous dealing preserve me, *
for my hope has been in you.

21 Deliver Israel, O God, *
out of all his troubles.

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Psalm 25 – Exodus Road Band

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Contemporary English Version (CEV)

Proverbs 18

3 Wrongdoing leads to shame
and disgrace.
4 Words of wisdom are a stream
that flows from a deep fountain.

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Consider:  “O let me not be ashamed…” (Psalm 25:1,19)

Psalm 25 is David’s prayer of trust and devotion to God

+ For pardon from sin
+ For direction in right living
+ For the favor of God
+ For deliverance from troubles
+ For protection from enemies
+ For salvation for the people of God

“If we make our confidence in God our stay, it shall not be our shame.”
(Matthew Henry)

Prayer:

Gracious God: I put my trust in you –

  • Forgive my sins…  Lord, have mercy.
  • Direct my life…  Lord, have mercy.
  • Show me your goodness….  Lord, have mercy.
  • Deliver me from trouble….  Lord, have mercy.
  • Protect me from harm….  Lord, have mercy.
  • Save me forever….  Lord, have mercy.

Gracious God: preserve me, body and soul;
my trust is in you.

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 Build My Life – Pat Barrett

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Blessing:

May the peace of the Lord Christ go with you, wherever He may send you.
May He guide you through the wilderness, protect you through the storm.
May He bring you home rejoicing at the wonders He has shown you.
May He bring you home rejoicing once again into our doors.

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+ In the Name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen.



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