The Psalm Project #35

Bible Open to Psalms

I will set before my eyes
no vile thing.
The deeds of faithless men I hate;
they will not cling to me.
Men of perverse heart shall be far from me;
I will have nothing to do with evil.
Whoever slanders his neighbor in secret,
him will I put to silence;
whoever has haughty eyes and a proud heart,
him I will not endure (Psalm 101:3-5 NIV).

Lord, thank you for surrounding me with godly friends.
I confess that I love them and am most comfortable around them.
When I am among others who hate You,
I put down my head and retreat.
Lord, change me.
Make me bold when I see and hear evil.
Make me speak out against sin when I see it.
Make me confront the liar and the gossip.
Help me condemn the oppressor.
Make me vocally one of Yours.
May people see that I am different.
May people want the relationship I have with You.
May I influence people for You. Amen.

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About Andrea R Huelsenbeck

Andrea R Huelsenbeck is a wife, a mother of five and a former elementary general music teacher. A freelance writer in the 1990s, her nonfiction articles and book reviews appeared in Raising Arizona Kids, Christian Library Journal, and other publications. She is currently working on a young adult mystical fantasy novel and a mystery.
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1 Response to The Psalm Project #35

  1. Linda Carlblom says:

    This one resonates with me. Your prayer/psalm is mine, too.

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