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Pray for Grace to Assist you that you may be Honest in your Duty

Petition 3.28 | NASB

That I may be honest and sincere in my duty.

demonic; James 3:15(NASB) but wisdom from above, which is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, and without hypocrisy. James 3:17(NASB)

O that I may always conduct myself in the world in holiness and godly sincerity, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God. 2 Corinthians 1:12(NASB)

Lord, uphold me in my integrity, and set me in Your presence forever; Psalm 41:12(NASB) and let integrity and uprightness preserve me, for I wait for You. Psalm 25:21(NASB)

May my heart be blameless in Your statutes, so that I will not be ashamed; Psalm 119:80(NASB) and let my eye be clear, that my whole body may be full of light. Matthew 6:22(NASB)

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Method for Prayer NIV First Person

Pray for Grace to Assist you that you may be Honest in your Duty

Petition 3.28 | NIV

That I may be honest and sincere in my duty.

Let my “wisdom” not be that from below, which is earthly, unspiritual, of the devil; James 3:15(NIV) instead, let it be wisdom that comes from heaven, which is first of all pure, then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. James 3:17(NIV)

O that I may always conduct myself in the world in the holiness and sincerity that are from God, not according to worldly wisdom but according to God’s grace. 2 Corinthians 1:12(NIV)

Lord, uphold me in my integrity, and set me in your presence forever; Psalm 41:12(NIV) may integrity and uprightness protect me, because my hope is in you. Psalm 25:21(NIV)

May my heart be blameless toward your decrees, that I may not be put to shame; Psalm 119:80(NIV) and let my eyes be good, that my whole body may be full of light. Matthew 6:22(NIV)

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KJV First Person Method for Prayer

Pray for Grace to Assist you that you may be Honest in your Duty

Petition 3.28 | KJV

That I may be honest and sincere in my duty.

Let my wisdom be not that from beneath, which is earthly, sensual, devilish; James 3:15(KJV) but wisdom from above, which is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy. James 3:17(KJV)

O that I may always have my conversation in the world in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom but by the grace of God. 2 Corinthians 1:12(KJV)

Lord, uphold me in my integrity, and set me before thy face for ever; Psalm 41:12(KJV) and let integrity and uprightness preserve me, for I wait on thee. Psalm 25:21(KJV)

Let my heart be found in thy statutes, that I be not ashamed; Psalm 119:80(KJV) and let my eye be single, that my whole body may be full of light. Matthew 6:22(KJV)

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ESV First Person Method for Prayer

Pray for Grace to Assist you that you may be Honest in your Duty

Petition 3.28 | ESV

That we may be honest and sincere in our duty.

Do not let our wisdom be that from beneath, which is earthly, unspiritual, demonic; James 3:15(ESV) but wisdom from above, which is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere. James 3:17(ESV)

O that we may always behave in the world with simplicity and godly sincerity, not by earthly wisdom but by the grace of God. 2 Corinthians 1:12(ESV)

Lord, uphold us in our integrity, and set us in your presence forever; Psalm 41:12(ESV) and may integrity and uprightness preserve us, for we wait for you. Psalm 25:21(ESV)

May our hearts be blameless in your statutes, that we may not be put to shame; Psalm 119:80(ESV) and let our eye be healthy, that our whole body may be full of light. Matthew 6:22(ESV)

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Method for Prayer NIV First Person

Pray for Grace to Direct, Quicken, Strengthen, and Assist you that you may Walk Wisely

Petition 3.27 | NIV

I must pray for grace to direct and quicken me to, and to strengthen and assist me in, my duty, in the whole course of my life.

Let the grace of God, which has appeared to me and to all men, bringing salvation, effectually teach me to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live a self-controlled, upright, and godly life in this present age, while I wait for the blessed hope – the glorious appearing of my great God and Savior, Jesus Christ, who gave himself for his people to redeem them from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his very own, eager to do what is good. Titus 2:11-14(NIV)

That I may be prudent and discreet in my duty.

You have said, “If any man lacks wisdom, he should ask it of God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.” James 1:5(NIV) Lord, I want wisdom; make me as shrewd as a snake and as innocent as a dove, Matthew 10:16(NIV) that wisdom may brighten my face, Ecclesiastes 8:1(NIV) and may be better to me than weapons of war. Ecclesiastes 9:18(NIV)

Enable me to be wise in the way I act toward outsiders, making the most of every opportunity. Colossians 4:5(NIV)

Give me to order all my affairs with discretion and to be careful to lead a blameless life, in a blameless way, with a blameless heart. Psalm 101:2(NIV)

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Method for Prayer NASB First Person

Pray for Grace to Direct, Quicken, Strengthen, and Assist you that you may Walk Wisely

Petition 3.27 | ESV

We must pray for grace to direct and quicken us to, and to strengthen and assist us in, our duty, in the whole course of our life.

Let the grace of God, which has appeared, bringing salvation for me and for all people, effectually train me to renounce all ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live a self-controlled, upright, and godly life in this present age, waiting for the blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of my great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave himself for his people to redeem them from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works. Titus 2:11-14(ESV)

That we may be prudent and discreet in our duty.

You have said, “If anyone lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.” James 1:5(ESV) Lord, I want wisdom; make me wise as a serpent and innocent as a dove, Matthew 10:16(ESV) that wisdom may make my face shine, Ecclesiastes 8:1(ESV) and may be better to me than weapons of war. Ecclesiastes 9:18(ESV)

Enable me to walk in wisdom towards outsiders, making the best use of the time. Colossians 4:5(ESV)

Give me to order all my affairs with discretion and to behave myself wisely, to ponder the way that is blameless and to walk with integrity of heart. Psalm 101:2(ESV)

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KJV First Person Method for Prayer

Pray for Grace to Direct, Quicken, Strengthen, and Assist you that you may Walk Wisely

Petition 3.27 | KJV

I must pray for grace to direct and quicken me to, and to strengthen and assist me in, my duty, in the whole course of my conversation.

Let the grace of God, which hath appeared to me and to all men, bringing salvation, effectually teach me to deny all ungodliness and worldly, fleshly lusts, and to live soberly, righteously, and godly in this present world, looking for the blessed hope and the glorious appearing of the great God and my Saviour Jesus Christ, who gave himself for his people, that he might redeem them from all iniquity and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. Titus 2:11-14(KJV)

That I may be prudent and discreet in my duty.

Thou hast said, If any man lacks wisdom, he must ask it of God, who gives to all men liberally and upbraideth not, and it shall be given him. James 1:5(KJV) Lord, I want wisdom; make me wise as a serpent and harmless as a dove, Matthew 10:16(KJV) that wisdom may make my face to shine, Ecclesiastes 8:1(KJV) and may be better to me than weapons of war. Ecclesiastes 9:18(KJV)

Enable me to walk in wisdom towards them that are without, redeeming the time. Colossians 4:5(KJV)

Give me to order all my affairs with discretion and to behave myself wisely, in a perfect way, with a perfect heart. Psalm 101:2(KJV)

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ESV First Person Method for Prayer

Pray for Grace to Direct, Quicken, Strengthen, and Assist you that you may Walk Wisely

Petition 3.27 | ESV

We must pray for grace to direct and quicken us to, and to strengthen and assist us in, our duty, in the whole course of our life.

Let the grace of God, which has appeared, bringing salvation for me and for all people, effectually train me to renounce all ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live a self-controlled, upright, and godly life in this present age, waiting for the blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of my great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave himself for his people to redeem them from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works. Titus 2:11-14(ESV)

That we may be prudent and discreet in our duty.

You have said, “If anyone lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.” James 1:5(ESV) Lord, I want wisdom; make me wise as a serpent and innocent as a dove, Matthew 10:16(ESV) that wisdom may make my face shine, Ecclesiastes 8:1(ESV) and may be better to me than weapons of war. Ecclesiastes 9:18(ESV)

Enable me to walk in wisdom towards outsiders, making the best use of the time. Colossians 4:5(ESV)

Give me to order all my affairs with discretion and to behave myself wisely, to ponder the way that is blameless and to walk with integrity of heart. Psalm 101:2(ESV)

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Method for Prayer NIV First Person

Pray for Grace to Govern your Tongue

Petition 3.26 | NIV

I must pray for grace to enable me both to govern my tongue well and to use it well.

Lord, enable me to watch my ways and keep my tongue from sin, and to keep my mouth, as if with a muzzle, Psalm 39:1(NIV) that it may not be hasty to utter anything. Ecclesiastes 5:2(NIV)

Set a guard over my mouth, O LORD; keep watch over the door of my lips, Psalm 141:3(NIV) so that I may not stumble in word. James 3:2(NIV)

Let my conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt; Colossians 4:6(NIV) and enable me always to bring good things out of the good stored up in me. Matthew 12:35(NIV) Let my mouth utter wisdom, and my tongue speak what is just; Psalm 37:30(NIV) and do not let your words depart from my mouth, or from the mouths of any of your people, or from the mouths of our children, or from the mouths of their descendants from this time on and forever. Isaiah 59:21(NIV)

Enable me always to speak with wisdom, and let faithful instruction be on my tongue. Proverbs 31:26(NIV) Give me to know what is fitting, Proverbs 10:32(NIV) that my tongue may be as choice silver, and my lips may nourish many. Proverbs 10:20-21(NIV)

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Method for Prayer NASB First Person

Pray for Grace to Govern your Tongue

Petition 3.26 | NASB

I must pray for grace to enable me both to govern my tongue well and to use it well.

Lord, enable me to guard my ways that I may not sin with my tongue, and to guard my mouth, as if with a muzzle, Psalm 39:1(NASB) that it may not be impulsive in thought to bring up a matter. Ecclesiastes 5:2(NASB)

Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips, Psalm 141:3(NASB) that I may not stumble in what I say. James 3:2(NASB)

Let my speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, Colossians 4:6(NASB) and enable me always, out of the good treasure of my heart, to bring forth what is good. Matthew 12:35(KJV) Let my mouth utter wisdom, and my tongue speak justice; Psalm 37:30(NASB) and do not let Your words depart from my mouth, nor from the mouth of any of Your people, nor from the mouth of our offspring, nor our offspring’s offspring, from now and forever. Isaiah 59:21(NASB)

Enable me always to open my mouth in wisdom, and let the teaching of kindness be on my tongue. Proverbs 31:26(NASB) Give me to know what is acceptable, Proverbs 10:32(NASB) that my tongue may be as choice silver, and my lips may feed many. Proverbs 10:20-21(NASB)