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God, You Hear Me

Today’s Reflection

YOU HEAR ME, O GOD. You know my voice. You see my heart. Help me to pray, not so much to convince you of who I am and what I need but to help me understand who I am and what I need. And in my understanding, help me to be caring and concerned for others and for this world so loved by you. Amen.

– John Indermark
Traveling the Prayer Paths of Jesus

From page 59 of Traveling the Prayer Paths of Jesus by John Indermark. Copyright © 2003 by John Indermark. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Upper Room Books. http://bookstore.upperroom.org/ Learn more about or purchase this book.

Today’s Question

Pray today’s prayer. Share your thoughts.

Today’s Scripture

Those who go out weeping, bearing the seed for sowing, shall come home with shouts of joy, carrying their sheaves.

Psalm 126:6, NRSV

This Week: pray those searching for God. Submit your prayer to The Upper Room Living Prayer Center or share it in the comment section below.

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  • Jill March 14, 2013, 3:27 am

    My Shepherd knows my voice – and knows where I need to go. Father – thank You for Your faithfulness. You reveal things to me at the perfect time, in the perfect amount. That is grace.

  • robert moeller March 14, 2013, 3:47 am

    How could any believer not want what is in this prayer? I am very thankful that God is always there and wants a relationship with us.

    Lord I pray for those too busy to pray and for those searching for you.
    Two different spectrums, those distracted by the world, and those who realize that You are most important. May the distracted change course and may those searching be fulfilled. In Your name I pray. Amen.

    Thank you Lord, Erich, is back studying and things are going well, yes, a little struggle here and there, but generally going well.

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