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1.13 | Acknowledge the Privilege of Drawing Near to God in Prayer

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SECTION 1 | ADORATION | 1.13 | Acknowledge the Privilege of Drawing Near to God in Prayer

I must acknowledge it an unspeakable favor and an inestimable privilege that I am not only admitted, but invited and encouraged, to draw near to God in prayer.

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You have commanded us to pray always, with all prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, and, to that end, to keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints; Ephesians 6:18(ESV) to continue in prayer, and in everything, by prayer and supplication, to let our requests be made known to God. Philippians 4:6(ESV)

You have directed us to ask and seek and knock, and have promised that we will receive, we will find, and it will be opened to us. Matthew 7:7(ESV)

You have appointed for us a great High Priest, in whose name we may draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4:16(ESV)

You have assured us that while the sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, the prayer of the upright is acceptable; Proverbs 15:8(ESV) and that the one who offers thanksgiving as his sacrifice glorifies you; Psalm 50:23(ESV) and the sacrifice of thanksgiving will please the LORD more than an ox or a bull with horns and hoofs. Psalm 69:30-31(ESV)

You are he who hears prayer, and therefore to you shall all flesh come. Psalm 65:2(ESV)

You say, “Seek my face,” and our hearts say to you, “Your face, LORD, do we seek.” Psalm 27:8(ESV) For, should not a people inquire of their God? Isaiah 8:19(ESV) To whom shall we go but to you? You have the words of eternal life. John 6:68(ESV)

You have commanded me to pray always, with all prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, and, to that end, to keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints; Ephesians 6:18(ESV) to continue in prayer, and in everything, by prayer and supplication, to let my requests be made known to God. Philippians 4:6(ESV)

You have directed me to ask and seek and knock, and have promised that I will receive, I will find, and it will be opened to me. Matthew 7:7(ESV)

You have appointed for me a great High Priest, in whose name I may draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, that I may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4:16(ESV)

You have assured me that while the sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, the prayer of the upright is acceptable; Proverbs 15:8(ESV) and that the one who offers thanksgiving as his sacrifice glorifies you; Psalm 50:23(ESV) and the sacrifice of thanksgiving will please the LORD more than an ox or a bull with horns and hoofs. Psalm 69:30-31(ESV)

You are he who hears prayer, and therefore to you shall all flesh come. Psalm 65:2(ESV)

You say, “Seek my face,” and my heart says to you, “Your face, LORD, do I seek.” Psalm 27:8(ESV) For, should not a person inquire of his God? Isaiah 8:19(ESV) To whom shall I go but to you? You have the words of eternal life. John 6:68(ESV)

Thou hast commanded us to pray always, with all prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, and to watch thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints; Ephesians 6:18(KJV) to continue in prayer, and in every thing, with prayer and supplication, to make our request known to God. Philippians 4:6(KJV)

Thou hast directed us to ask and seek and knock, and hast promised that we shall receive, we shall find, and it shall be opened to us. Matthew 7:7(KJV)

Thou hast appointed us a great High Priest, in whose name we may come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may find mercy and grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4:16(KJV)

Thou hast assured us, that while the sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, the prayer of the upright is his delight; Proverbs 15:8(KJV) and that he that offers praise glorifies thee; Psalm 50:23(KJV) and the sacrifice of thanksgiving shall please the Lord better than that of an ox or bullock that has horns and hoofs. Psalm 69:30-31(KJV)

Thou art he that hearest prayer, and therefore unto thee shall all flesh come. Psalm 65:2(KJV)

Thou sayest, Seek ye my face, and our hearts answer, Thy face, Lord, will we seek. Psalm 27:8(KJV) For, should not a people seek unto their God? Isaiah 8:19(KJV) Whither shall we go but to thee? Thou hast the words of eternal life. John 6:68(KJV)

Thou hast commanded me to pray always, with all prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, and to watch thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints; Ephesians 6:18(KJV) to continue in prayer, and in every thing, with prayer and supplication, to make my requests known to God. Philippians 4:6(KJV)

Thou hast directed me to ask and seek and knock, and hast promised that I shall receive, I shall find, and it shall be opened to me. Matthew 7:7(KJV)

Thou hast appointed to me a great High Priest, in whose name I may come boldly to the throne of grace, that I may find mercy and grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4:16(KJV)

Thou hast assured me, that while the sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, the prayer of the upright is his delight; Proverbs 15:8(KJV) and that he that offers praise glorifies thee; Psalm 50:23(KJV) and the sacrifice of thanksgiving shall please the Lord better than that of an ox or bullock that has horns and hoofs. Psalm 69:30-31(KJV)

Thou art he that hearest prayer, and therefore unto thee shall all flesh come. Psalm 65:2(KJV)

Thou sayest, Seek ye my face, and my heart answers, Thy face, Lord, will I seek. Psalm 27:8(KJV) For, should not a person seek unto his God? Isaiah 8:19(KJV) Whither shall I go but to thee? Thou hast the words of eternal life. John 6:68(KJV)

You have commanded us to pray at all times, with all prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, and to be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all saints; Ephesians 6:18(NASB) to continue in prayer, and in everything, by prayer and supplication, to make our requests known to God. Philippians 4:6(NASB)

You have directed us to ask and seek and knock, and have promised that we will receive, we will find, and it will be opened to us. Matthew 7:7(NASB)

You have appointed us a great High Priest, in whose name we may draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may find mercy and grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4:16(NASB)

You have assured us that while the sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, the prayer of the upright is His delight; Proverbs 15:8(NASB) and that he who offers a sacrifice of thanksgiving honors You; Psalm 50:23(NASB) and the sacrifice of thanksgiving will please the LORD better than that of an ox or a young bull with horns and hoofs. Psalm 69:30-31(NASB)

You are He who hears prayer, and therefore to You all men come. Psalm 65:2(NASB)

You say, “Seek my face”; and our hearts answer, “Your face, O LORD, we shall seek.” Psalm 27:8(NASB) For, should not a people consult their God? Isaiah 8:19(NASB) Where shall we go but to You? You have words of eternal life. John 6:68(NASB)

You have commanded me to pray at all times, with all prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, and to be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all saints; Ephesians 6:18(NASB) to continue in prayer, and in everything, by prayer and supplication, to make my requests known to God. Philippians 4:6(NASB)

You have directed me to ask and seek and knock, and have promised that I will receive, I will find, and it will be opened to me. Matthew 7:7(NASB)

You have appointed for me a great High Priest, in whose name I may draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that I may find mercy and grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4:16(NASB)

You have assured me that while the sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, the prayer of the upright is His delight; Proverbs 15:8(NASB) and that he who offers a sacrifice of thanksgiving honors You; Psalm 50:23(NASB) and the sacrifice of thanksgiving will please the LORD better than that of an ox or a young bull with horns and hoofs. Psalm 69:30-31(NASB)

You are He who hears prayer, and therefore to You all men come. Psalm 65:2(NASB)

You say, “Seek my face”; and my heart answers, “Your face, O LORD, I shall seek.” Psalm 27:8(NASB) For, should not a person consult their God? Isaiah 8:19(NASB) Where shall I go but to You? You have words of eternal life. John 6:68(NASB)

You have commanded us to pray on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests, with thanksgiving, and to be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints; Ephesians 6:18(NIV) to continue in prayer, and in everything, by prayer and petition, to present our requests to God. Philippians 4:6(NIV)

You have directed us to ask and seek and knock; and have promised that it will be given to us, we will find, and the door will be opened to us. Matthew 7:7(NIV)

You have appointed for us a great High Priest, in whose name we may approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. Hebrews 4:16(NIV)

You have assured us that while you detest the sacrifice of the wicked, the prayer of the upright pleases you; Proverbs 15:8(NIV) and that he who sacrifices thank offerings honors you; Psalm 50:23(NIV) and the sacrifice of thanksgiving will please the LORD more than that of an ox or a bull with its horns and hoofs. Psalm 69:30-31(NIV)

You are he who hears prayer, and therefore to you all men will come. Psalm 65:2(NIV)

You say, “Seek my face!” And our hearts answer, “Your face, LORD, we will seek.” Psalm 27:8(NIV) For, should not a people inquire of their God? Isaiah 8:19(NIV) To whom shall we go but to you? You have the words of eternal life. John 6:68(NIV)

You have commanded me to pray on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests, with thanksgiving, and to be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints; Ephesians 6:18(NIV) to continue in prayer, and in everything, by prayer and petition, to present my requests to God. Philippians 4:6(NIV)

You have directed me to ask and seek and knock; and have promised that it will be given to me, I will find, and the door will be opened to me. Matthew 7:7(NIV)

You have appointed for me a great High Priest, in whose name I may approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that I may receive mercy and find grace to help me in my time of need. Hebrews 4:16(NIV)

You have assured me that while you detest the sacrifice of the wicked, the prayer of the upright pleases you; Proverbs 15:8(NIV) and that he who sacrifices thank offerings honors you; Psalm 50:23(NIV) and the sacrifice of thanksgiving will please the LORD more than that of an ox or a bull with its horns and hoofs. Psalm 69:30-31(NIV)

You are he who hears prayer, and therefore to you all men will come. Psalm 65:2(NIV)

You say, “Seek my face!” And my heart answers, “Your face, LORD, I will seek.” Psalm 27:8(NIV) For, should not a person inquire of his God? Isaiah 8:19(NIV) To whom shall I go but to you? You have the words of eternal life. John 6:68(NIV)

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