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1.11 | Acknowledge your Dependence on God and your Obligations to Him

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SECTION 1 | ADORATION | 1.11 | Acknowledge your Dependence on God and your Obligations to Him

I must acknowledge my dependence upon God and my obligations to him as my Creator, Preserver, and Benefactor.

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You, O God, made us, and not we ourselves, and therefore we are not our own but yours: 1 Corinthians 6:19(ESV) your people, and the sheep of your pasture; Psalm 100:3(ESV) let us therefore worship and bow down and kneel before the LORD, our Maker. Psalm 95:6(ESV)

You, Lord, are the former of our bodies, and they are fearfully and wonderfully made and intricately woven. Your eyes saw our unformed substance, and in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for us, when as yet there was none of them. Psalm 139:14-16(ESV)

You have clothed us with skin and flesh; you have knit us together with bones and sinews; you have granted us life and steadfast love, and your care has preserved our spirits. Job 10:11-12(ESV)

You are the Father of our spirits, Hebrews 12:9(ESV) for you formed the spirit of man within him, Zechariah 12:1(ESV) and made us these souls. Jeremiah 38:16(ESV) The Spirit of God has made us, and the breath of the Almighty gives us life. Job 33:4(ESV) You put wisdom in the inward parts and give understanding to the mind. Job 38:36(ESV)

You are God our Maker, who teaches us more than the beasts of the earth and makes us wiser than the birds of the heavens. Job 35:10-11(ESV)

We are the clay, and you are our potter; we are the work of your hand. Isaiah 64:8(ESV)

You are he that took us from the womb and kept us in safety when we were at our mothers’ breasts; we have been cast upon you from our birth and held up by you. Psalm 22:9-10(ESV) You are our God from our mothers’ womb, and therefore our praise is continually of you. Psalm 71:6(ESV)

In you, O God, we live and move and have our being, for we are your offspring. Acts 17:28(ESV)

In your hand is our breath, and yours are all our ways; Daniel 5:23(ESV) for the way of man is not in himself, neither is it in man who walks to direct his steps, Jeremiah 10:23(ESV) but our times are in your hand. Psalm 31:15(ESV)

You are the God who has been our shepherd all our life long to this day and redeemed us from all evil. Genesis 48:15-16(ESV)

It is because of the steadfast love of the LORD that we are not cut off, even because your mercies never come to an end: they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23(ESV)

If you take away our breath, we die and return to the dust out of which we were taken. Psalm 104:29(ESV)

Who has spoken and it came to pass, unless the Lord has commanded it? From your mouth, O Most High, both good and bad come. Lamentations 3:37-38(ESV)

You, O God, made me, and not I myself, therefore I am not my own but yours: 1 Corinthians 6:19(ESV) I am of your people and of the sheep of your pasture; Psalm 100:3(ESV) let me therefore worship and bow down and kneel before the LORD, my Maker. Psalm 95:6(ESV)

You, Lord, are the former of my body, and it is fearfully and wonderfully made and intricately woven. Your eyes saw my unformed substance, and in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them. Psalm 139:14-16(ESV)

You have clothed me with skin and flesh; you have knit me together with bones and sinews; you have granted me life and steadfast love, and your care has preserved my spirit. Job 10:11-12(ESV)

You are the Father of my spirit, Hebrews 12:9(ESV) for you formed the spirit of man within him, Zechariah 12:1(ESV) and made me this soul. Jeremiah 38:16(ESV) The Spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life. Job 33:4(ESV) You put wisdom in the inward parts and give understanding to the mind. Job 38:36(ESV)

You are God my Maker, who teaches me more than the beasts of the earth and makes me wiser than the birds of the heavens. Job 35:10-11(ESV)

I am the clay, and you are my potter; I am the work of your hand. Isaiah 64:8(ESV)

You are he that took me from the womb and kept me in safety when I was at my mother’s breasts; I have been cast upon you from my birth and held up by you. Psalm 22:9-10(ESV) You are my God from my mother’s womb, and therefore my praise is continually of you. Psalm 71:6(ESV)

In you, O God, I live and move and have my being, for I am your offspring. Acts 17:28(ESV)

In your hand is my breath, and yours are all my ways; Daniel 5:23(ESV) for the way of man is not in himself, neither is it in man who walks to direct his steps, Jeremiah 10:23(ESV) but my times are in your hand. Psalm 31:15(ESV)

You are the God who has been my shepherd all my life long to this day and redeemed me from all evil. Genesis 48:15-16(ESV)

It is because of the steadfast love of the LORD that I am not cut off, even because your mercies never come to an end: they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23(ESV)

If you take away my breath, I die and return to the dust out of which I was taken. Psalm 104:29(ESV)

Who has spoken and it came to pass, unless the Lord has commanded it? From your mouth, O Most High, both good and bad come. Lamentations 3:37-38(ESV)

Thou, O God, madest us, and not we ourselves, and therefore we are not our own but thine: 1 Corinthians 6:19(KJV) thy people and the sheep of thy pasture; Psalm 100:3(KJV) let us therefore worship and fall down and kneel before the Lord our Maker. Psalm 95:6(KJV)

Thou, Lord, art the former of our bodies, and they are fearfully and wonderfully made and curiously wrought. Thine eyes did see our substance yet being unperfect, and in thy book all our members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them. Psalm 139:14-16(KJV)

Thou hast clothed us with skin and flesh; thou hast fenced us with bones and sinews; thou hast granted us life and favour, and thy visitation preserves our spirit. Job 10:11-12(KJV)

Thou art the Father of our spirits, Hebrews 12:9(KJV) for thou formedst the spirit of man within him, Zechariah 12:1(KJV) and madest us these souls. Jeremiah 38:16(KJV) The Spirit of God hath made us, and the breath of the Almighty hath given us life. Job 33:4(KJV) Thou puttest wisdom in the inward part and giveth understanding to the heart. Job 38:36(KJV)

Thou art God our Maker, and teachest us more than the beasts of the earth, and makest us wiser than the fowls of heaven. Job 35:10-11(KJV)

We are the clay, and thou our Potter; we are the work of thy hand. Isaiah 64:8(KJV)

Thou art he that tookest us out of the womb and keepest us in safety when we were at our mothers’ breasts; we have been cast upon thee from the womb and held up by thee. Psalm 22:9-10(KJV) Thou art our God from our mothers’ bowels, and therefore our praise shall be continually of thee. Psalm 71:6(KJV)

In thee, O God, we live and move and have our being, for we are thine offspring. Acts 17:28(KJV)

In thy hand our breath is, and thine are all our ways; Daniel 5:23(KJV) for the way of man is not in himself, neither is it in man that walketh to direct his steps, Jeremiah 10:23(KJV) but our times are in thy hand. Psalm 31:15(KJV)

Thou art the God that hath fed us all our life long unto this day and redeemed us from all evil. Genesis 48:15-16(KJV)

It is of thy mercies that we are not consumed, even because thy compassions fail not: they are new every morning; great is thy faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23(KJV)

If thou take away our breath, we die and return to the dust out of which we were taken. Psalm 104:29(KJV)

Who is he that saith and it cometh to pass, if thou commandest it not? Out of thy mouth, O Most High, both evil and good proceed. Lamentations 3:37-38(KJV)

Thou, O God, madest me, and not I myself, and therefore I am not my own but thine: 1 Corinthians 6:19(KJV) I am of thy people and of the sheep of thy pasture; Psalm 100:3(KJV) let me therefore worship and fall down and kneel before the Lord my Maker. Psalm 95:6(KJV)

Thou, Lord, art the former of my body, and it is fearfully and wonderfully made and curiously wrought. Thine eyes did see my substance yet being unperfect, and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them. Psalm 139:14-16(KJV)

Thou hast clothed me with skin and flesh; thou hast fenced me with bones and sinews; thou hast granted me life and favour, and thy visitation preserves my spirit. Job 10:11-12(KJV)

Thou art the Father of my spirit, Hebrews 12:9(KJV) for thou formedst the spirit of man within him, Zechariah 12:1(KJV) and madest me this soul. Jeremiah 38:16(KJV) The Spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life. Job 33:4(KJV) Thou puttest wisdom in the inward part and giveth understanding to the heart. Job 38:36(KJV)

Thou art God my Maker, and teachest me more than the beasts of the earth, and makest me wiser than the fowls of heaven. Job 35:10-11(KJV)

I am the clay, and thou my Potter; I am the work of thy hand. Isaiah 64:8(KJV)

Thou art he that tookest me out of the womb and keepest me in safety when I was at my mother’s breasts; I have been cast upon thee from the womb and held up by thee. Psalm 22:9-10(KJV) Thou art my God from my mother’s bowels, and therefore my praise shall be continually of thee. Psalm 71:6(KJV)

In thee, O God, I live and move and have my being, for I am thine offspring. Acts 17:28(KJV)

In thy hand my breath is, and thine are all my ways; Daniel 5:23(KJV) for the way of man is not in himself, neither is it in man that walketh to direct his steps, Jeremiah 10:23(KJV) but my times are in thy hand. Psalm 31:15(KJV)

Thou art the God that hath fed me all my life long unto this day and redeemed me from all evil. Genesis 48:15-16(KJV)

It is of thy mercies that I am not consumed, even because thy compassions fail not: they are new every morning; great is thy faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23(KJV)

If thou take away my breath, I die and return to the dust out of which I was taken. Psalm 104:29(KJV)

Who is he that saith and it cometh to pass, if thou commandest it not? Out of thy mouth, O Most High, both evil and good proceed. Lamentations 3:37-38(KJV)

You, O God, made us, and not we ourselves, and therefore we are not our own but Yours: 1 Corinthians 6:19(NASB) Your people and the sheep of Your pasture; Psalm 100:3(NASB) let us therefore worship and bow down and kneel before the LORD our Maker. Psalm 95:6(NASB)

You, Lord, are the former of our bodies, and they are fearfully and wonderfully made and skillfully wrought. Your eyes have seen our unformed substance; and in Your book were all written the days that were ordained for us, when as yet there was not one of them. Psalm 139:14-16(NASB)

You have clothed us with skin and flesh; You have knit us together with bones and sinews; You have granted us life and lovingkindness, and Your care preserves our spirit. Job 10:11-12(NASB)

You are the Father of our spirits, Hebrews 12:9(NASB) for You formed the spirit of man within him, Zechariah 12:1(NASB) and made this life for us. Jeremiah 38:16(NASB) The Spirit of God has made us, and the breath of the Almighty gives us life. Job 33:4(NASB) You put wisdom in the innermost being and give understanding to the mind. Job 38:36(NASB)

You are God our Maker, who teaches us more than the beasts of the earth and makes us wiser than the birds of the heavens. Job 35:10-11(NASB)

We are the clay, and You our Potter; we are the work of Your hand. Isaiah 64:8(NASB)

You are He who brought us forth from the womb and kept us in safety when upon our mothers’ breasts; we have been cast upon You from birth and sustained by You. Psalm 22:9-10(NASB) You have been our God from our mothers’ womb, and therefore our praise is continually of You. Psalm 71:6(NASB)

In You, O God, we live and move and exist, for we are Your children. Acts 17:28(NASB)

In Your hand are our life-breath and all our ways; Daniel 5:23(NASB) for a man’s way is not in himself, nor is it in a man who walks to direct his steps, Jeremiah 10:23(NASB) but our times are in Your hand. Psalm 31:15(NASB)

You are the God who has been our shepherd all our life to this day and redeemed us from all evil. Genesis 48:15-16(NASB)

It is of Your mercies that we are not consumed, even because Your compassions never fail: they are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23(NASB)

If You take away our spirit, we expire and return to the dust out of which we were taken. Psalm 104:29(NASB)

Who is there who speaks and it comes to pass, unless You have commanded it? From Your mouth, O Most High, both good and ill go forth. Lamentations 3:37-38(NASB)

You, O God, made me, and not I myself, and therefore I am not my own but Yours: 1 Corinthians 6:19(NASB) I am of Your people and of the sheep of Your pasture; Psalm 100:3(NASB) let me therefore worship and bow down and kneel before the LORD my Maker. Psalm 95:6(NASB)

You, Lord, are the former of my body, and it is fearfully and wonderfully made and skillfully wrought. Your eyes have seen my unformed substance; and in Your book were all written the days that were ordained for me, when as yet there was not one of them. Psalm 139:14-16(NASB)

You have clothed me with skin and flesh; You have knit me together with bones and sinews; You have granted me life and lovingkindness, and Your care preserves my spirit. Job 10:11-12(NASB)

You are the Father of my spirit, Hebrews 12:9(NASB) for You formed the spirit of man within him, Zechariah 12:1(NASB) and made this life for me. Jeremiah 38:16(NASB) The Spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life. Job 33:4(NASB) You put wisdom in the innermost being and give understanding to the mind. Job 38:36(NASB)

You are God my Maker, who teaches me more than the beasts of the earth and makes me wiser than the birds of the heavens. Job 35:10-11(NASB)

I am the clay, and You my Potter; I am the work of Your hand. Isaiah 64:8(NASB)

You are He who brought me forth from the womb and kept me in safety when upon my mother’s breasts; I have been cast upon You from birth and sustained by You. Psalm 22:9-10(NASB) You have been my God from my mother’s womb, and therefore my praise is continually of You. Psalm 71:6(NASB)

In You, O God, I live and move and exist, for I am Your child. Acts 17:28(NASB)

In Your hand are my life-breath and all my ways; Daniel 5:23(NASB) for a man’s way is not in himself, nor is it in a man who walks to direct his steps, Jeremiah 10:23(NASB) but my times are in Your hand. Psalm 31:15(NASB)

You are the God who has been my shepherd all my life to this day and redeemed me from all evil. Genesis 48:15-16(NASB)

It is of Your mercies that I am not consumed, even because Your compassions never fail: they are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23(NASB)

If You take away my spirit, I expire and return to the dust out of which I was taken. Psalm 104:29(NASB)

Who is there who speaks and it comes to pass, unless You have commanded it? From Your mouth, O Most High, both good and ill go forth. Lamentations 3:37-38(NASB)

You, O God, made us, and not we ourselves, and therefore we are not our own but yours: 1 Corinthians 6:19(NIV) we are your people and the sheep of your pasture; Psalm 100:3(NIV) let us therefore worship and fall down and kneel before the Lord our Maker. Psalm 95:6(NIV)

You, Lord, are the former of our bodies, and they are fearfully and wonderfully made and curiously wrought. Your eyes saw our unformed bodies, and all the days ordained for us were written in your book before one of them came to be. Psalm 139:14-16(NIV)

You have clothed us with skin and flesh, and knit us together with bones and sinews; you have given us life and showed us kindness, and in your providence have watched over our spirits. Job 10:11-12(NIV)

You are the Father of our spirits, Hebrews 12:9(NIV) for you form the spirit of man within him, Zechariah 12:1(NIV) and give us breath. Jeremiah 38:16(NIV) The Spirit of God has made us; the breath of the Almighty gives us life. Job 33:4(NIV) You endow the heart with wisdom and give understanding to the mind. Job 38:36(NIV)

You are God our Maker, who teaches more to us than to the beasts of the earth and makes us wiser than the birds of the air. Job 35:10-11(NIV)

We are the clay, you are the potter; we are the work of your hand. Isaiah 64:8(NIV)

You brought us out of the womb and made us trust in you even at our mothers’ breast; from birth we have been cast upon you and have relied on you. Psalm 22:9-10(NIV) You are our God from our mothers’ womb, and therefore we will ever praise you. Psalm 71:6(NIV)

In you, O God, we live and move and have our being, for we are your offspring. Acts 17:28(NIV)

In your hand you hold our life and all our ways, Daniel 5:23(NIV) for a man’s life is not his own; it is not for man to direct his steps, Jeremiah 10:23(NIV) but our times are in your hands. Psalm 31:15(NIV)

You are the God who has been our shepherd all our life to this day and has delivered us from all harm. Genesis 48:15-16(NIV)

It is because of your great love that we are not consumed, for your compassions never fail: they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23(NIV)

If you take away our breath, we die and return to the dust out of which we were taken. Psalm 104:29(NIV)

Who can speak and have it happen if you have not decreed it? From your mouth, O Most High, both calamities and good things come. Lamentations 3:37-38(NIV)

You, O God, made me, and not I myself, and therefore I am not my own but yours: 1 Corinthians 6:19(NIV) I am of your people and of the sheep of your pasture; Psalm 100:3(NIV) let me therefore worship and fall down and kneel before the Lord my Maker. Psalm 95:6(NIV)

You, Lord, are the former of my body, and it is fearfully and wonderfully made and curiously wrought. Your eyes saw my unformed body, and all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. Psalm 139:14-16(NIV)

You have clothed me with skin and flesh, and knit me together with bones and sinews; you have given me life and showed me kindness, and in your providence have watched over my spirit. Job 10:11-12(NIV)

You are the Father of my spirit, Hebrews 12:9(NIV) for you form the spirit of man within him, Zechariah 12:1(NIV) and give me breath. Jeremiah 38:16(NIV) The Spirit of God has made me; the breath of the Almighty gives me life. Job 33:4(NIV) You endow the heart with wisdom and give understanding to the mind. Job 38:36(NIV)

You are God my Maker, who teaches more to me than to the beasts of the earth and makes me wiser than the birds of the air. Job 35:10-11(NIV)

I am the clay, you are the potter; I am the work of your hand. Isaiah 64:8(NIV)

You brought me out of the womb and made me trust in you even at my mother’s breast; from birth I have been cast upon you and have relied on you. Psalm 22:9-10(NIV) You are my God from my mother’s womb, and therefore I will ever praise you. Psalm 71:6(NIV)

In you, O God, I live and move and have my being, for I am your offspring. Acts 17:28(NIV)

In your hand you hold my life and all my ways, Daniel 5:23(NIV) for a man’s life is not his own; it is not for man to direct his steps, Jeremiah 10:23(NIV) but my times are in your hands. Psalm 31:15(NIV)

You are the God who has been my shepherd all my life to this day and has delivered me from all harm. Genesis 48:15-16(NIV)

It is because of your great love that I am not consumed, for your compassions never fail: they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23(NIV)

If you take away my breath, I die and return to the dust out of which I was taken. Psalm 104:29(NIV)

Who can speak and have it happen if you have not decreed it? From your mouth, O Most High, both calamities and good things come. Lamentations 3:37-38(NIV)

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