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Daily Prayer for April 13th, 2019      

Good Saturday morning, God—thank You! 🙂

Help me to love my neighbor as myself, pleasing him for his good; building him up in You! Never, shall I utter lies of flattery as a ploy for greed—You are my witness. Another man might praise me, but let me not with my mouth; a stranger, but not with my lips. Not me but, You, are believably unbelievable, and my soul knows it very well. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Psalm 55:21 English Standard Version (ESV)

21 His speech was smooth as butter,
yet war was in his heart;
his words were softer than oil,
yet they were drawn swords.

Psalm 12:2 English Standard Version (ESV)

Everyone utters lies to his neighbor;
with flattering lips and a double heart they speak.

Psalm 5:9 English Standard Version (ESV)

For there is no truth in their mouth;
their inmost self is destruction;
their throat is an open grave;
they flatter with their tongue.

Proverbs 28:23 English Standard Version (ESV)

23 Whoever rebukes a man will afterward find more favor
than he who flatters with his tongue.

Job 32:22 English Standard Version (ESV)

22 For I do not know how to flatter,
else my Maker would soon take me away.

1 Thessalonians 2:5 English Standard Version (ESV)

For we never came with words of flattery, as you know, nor with a pretext for greed-God is witness.

Proverbs 27:2 King James Version (KJV)

Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.

Romans 15:2 English Standard Version (ESV)

Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.

Deuteronomy 1:38 English Standard Version (ESV)

38 Joshua the son of Nun, who stands before you, he shall enter. Encourage him, for he shall cause Israel to inherit it.

Psalm 139:14 English Standard Version (ESV)

14 I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.
Wonderful are your works;
my soul knows it very well

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