Proverbs Prayers by John MasonExperience the wisdom of God in your life as never before
The book of Proverbs is a wellspring of wisdom, offering practical guidance for life and the tools to make good choices, withstand pressure, prioritize relationships, and avoid unnecessary trouble.
Now bestselling author John Mason helps you make that wisdom a part of your inner life. For thirty-one days, he takes you through each chapter of Proverbs, unpacking the wisdom within and providing a heartfelt prayer based on the insights from that chapter. As you read and pray, you’ll discover the principles found in this wisdom-packed book coming alive in your life in ways you may never have imagined.
Matthew - But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen [do]: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. Read More Matthew - Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven. Matthew - And he left them, and went away again, and prayed the third time, saying the same words. Matthew - After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. James - Confess [your] faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
He who conceals a transgression seeks love, But he who repeats a matter separates intimate friends. For John had been saying to Herod, "It is not lawful for you to have your brother's wife. So they were saying, "What is this that He says, 'A little while'? We do not know what He is talking about. As she spoke to Joseph day after day, he did not listen to her to lie beside her or be with her. And He left them again, and went away and prayed a third time, saying the same thing once more. The disciples were amazed at His words.
Remember, your Father knows exactly what you need even before you ask him! May your will be done here on earth, just as it is in heaven. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc. All rights reserved. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Learn more.
But when you pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. But there was no voice, nor any that answered. And they leaped upon the altar which was made…. Ecclesiastes ,3,7 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…. Acts But when they knew that he was a Jew, all with one voice about the space of two hours cried out, Great is Diana of the Ephesians. Matthew ,42,44 And he went a little further, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt …. Daniel ,19 O my God, incline thine ear, and hear; open thine eyes, and behold our desolations, and the city which is called by thy name: for we do not present our supplications before thee for our righteousnesses, but for thy great mercies….