“[BE NOT RASH WITH THY MOUTH], and let not thine heart be hasty [TO UTTER ANY THING BEFORE GOD: FOR GOD IS IN HEAVEN], and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few” (Ecclesiastes 5:2).
Our Lord JESUS says: “[WHEN THOU PRAYEST, ENTER INTO THY CLOSET], and when thou hast shut thy door, [PRAY TO THY FATHER WHICH IS IN SECRET]; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly” (Matthew 6:6).
“[WHEN YE PRAY, USE NOT VAIN REPETITIONS], as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. Be not ye therefore like unto them: [FOR YOUR FATHER KNOWETH WHAT THINGS YE HAVE NEED OF, BEFORE YE ASK HIM]” (Matthew 6:7-8).
“[AFTER THIS MANNER THEREFORE PRAY YE]: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.
[GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD].
And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen” (Matthew 6:9-13).
Our Father in the name of Jesus we thank you for bringing us into a new day, week and month. We pray for your continued blessings, goodness and mercies DAILY in our lives; and for looking over us for good protecting us from the evil of this world.
In glory of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen.
“The LORD is far from the wicked: but he [HEARETH THE PRAYER OF THE RIGHTEOUS]” (Proverbs 15:29).
“[IT IS A GOOD THING TO GIVE THANKS] unto the LORD, and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High: To shew forth thy lovingkindness [IN THE MORNING, AND THY FAITHFULNESS EVERY NIGHT]” (Psalm 92:1-2).
“My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will [I DIRECT MY PRAYER UNTO THEE], and will look up. For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee. The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou hatest all workers of iniquity. [FOR THOU], LORD, [WILT BLESS THE RIGHTEOUS]; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield” (Psalm 5:3-5, 12).
“Blessed be the LORD God of Israel from everlasting, and to everlasting. Amen, and Amen” (Psalm 41:13).