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3.20 | Pray for the Fear of God and for the Love of God to be Rooted in you

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SECTION 3 | Confession | 3.20 | Pray for the Fear of God and for the Love of God to be Rooted in you

We must pray for the fear of God.

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Lord, work in us that fear of you, which is the beginning of wisdom, Psalm 111:10(ESV) which is instruction in wisdom, Proverbs 15:33(ESV) and which is a fountain of life, that one may turn away from the snares of death. Proverbs 14:27(ESV)

Unite our hearts to fear your name, Psalm 86:11(ESV) that we may keep your commandments, which is the whole duty of man. Ecclesiastes 12:13(ESV)

O put the fear of you in our hearts, that we may not turn from you. Jeremiah 32:40(ESV) Let us be devoted to your fear; Psalm 119:38(KJV) and let us continue in the fear of the LORD everyday and all the day. Proverbs 23:17(ESV)

Lord, work in me that fear of you, which is the beginning of wisdom, Psalm 111:10(ESV) which is instruction in wisdom, Proverbs 15:33(ESV) and which is a fountain of life, that one may turn away from the snares of death. Proverbs 14:27(ESV)

Unite my heart to fear your name, Psalm 86:11(ESV) that I may keep your commandments, which is the whole duty of man. Ecclesiastes 12:13(ESV)

O put the fear of you in my heart, that I may not turn from you. Jeremiah 32:40(ESV) Let me be devoted to your fear; Psalm 119:38(KJV) and let me continue in the fear of the LORD everyday and all the day. Proverbs 23:17(ESV)

Lord, work in us that fear of thee, which is the beginning of wisdom, Psalm 111:10(KJV) which is the instruction of wisdom, Proverbs 15:33(KJV) and which is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death. Proverbs 14:27(KJV)

Unite our hearts to fear thy name, Psalm 86:11(KJV) that we may keep thy commandments, which is the whole duty of man. Ecclesiastes 12:13(KJV)

O put thy fear into our hearts, that we may never depart from thee. Jeremiah 32:40(KJV) Let us all be devoted to thy fear; Psalm 119:38(KJV) and let us be in the fear of the Lord every day and all the day long. Proverbs 23:17(KJV)

Lord, work in me that fear of thee, which is the beginning of wisdom, Psalm 111:10(KJV) which is the instruction of wisdom, Proverbs 15:33(KJV) and which is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death. Proverbs 14:27(KJV)

Unite my heart to fear thy name, Psalm 86:11(KJV) that I may keep thy commandments, which is the whole duty of man. Ecclesiastes 12:13(KJV)

O put thy fear into my heart, that I may never depart from thee. Jeremiah 32:40(KJV) Let me be devoted to thy fear; Psalm 119:38(KJV) and let me be in the fear of the Lord every day and all the day long. Proverbs 23:17(KJV)

Lord, work in us that fear of You, which is the beginning of wisdom, Psalm 111:10(NASB) which is the instruction for wisdom, Proverbs 15:33(NASB) and which is a fountain of life, that one may avoid the snares of death. Proverbs 14:27(NASB)

Unite our hearts to fear Your name, Psalm 86:11(NASB) that we may keep Your commandments, which is the whole duty of man. Ecclesiastes 12:13(KJV)

O put the fear of You in our hearts so that we may never turn away from You. Jeremiah 32:40(NASB) Let us all be devoted to Your fear; Psalm 119:38(KJV) and let us live in the fear of the LORD always. Proverbs 23:17(NASB)

Lord, work in me that fear of You, which is the beginning of wisdom, Psalm 111:10(NASB) which is the instruction for wisdom, Proverbs 15:33(NASB) and which is a fountain of life, that one may avoid the snares of death. Proverbs 14:27(NASB)

Unite my heart to fear Your name, Psalm 86:11(NASB) that I may keep Your commandments, which is the whole duty of man. Ecclesiastes 12:13(KJV)

O put the fear of You in my heart so that I may never turn away from You. Jeremiah 32:40(NASB) Let me be devoted to Your fear; Psalm 119:38(KJV) and let me live in the fear of the LORD always. Proverbs 23:17(NASB)

Lord, work in us that fear of you, which is the beginning of wisdom, Psalm 111:10(NIV) which teaches a man wisdom, Proverbs 15:33(NIV) and which is a fountain of life, turning a man from the snares of death. Proverbs 14:27(NIV)

Give us undivided hearts, that we may fear your name; Psalm 86:11(NIV) that we may keep your commandments, which is the whole duty of man. Ecclesiastes 12:13(NIV)

O inspire us to fear you, so that we may never turn away from you. Jeremiah 32:40(NIV) Let us all be devoted to your fear; Psalm 119:38(KJV) and let us always be zealous for the fear of the LORD. Proverbs 23:17(NIV)

Lord, work in me that fear of you, which is the beginning of wisdom, Psalm 111:10(NIV) which teaches a man wisdom, Proverbs 15:33(NIV) and which is a fountain of life, turning a man from the snares of death. Proverbs 14:27(NIV)

Give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name; Psalm 86:11(NIV) that I may keep your commandments, which is the whole duty of man. Ecclesiastes 12:13(NIV)

O inspire me to fear you, so that I may never turn away from you. Jeremiah 32:40(NIV) Let me be devoted to your fear; Psalm 119:38(KJV) and let me always be zealous for the fear of the LORD. Proverbs 23:17(NIV)

We must pray that the love of God and Christ may be rooted in us and, in order to that end, that the love of the world may be rooted out of us.

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Give us grace, we beg you, to love you, the Lord our God, with all our heart and soul and mind and strength, Mark 12:30(ESV) which is the great and first commandment; Matthew 22:37-38(ESV) to hold fast to you in love; Psalm 91:14(ESV) and to delight ourselves always in you; and therein we shall have the desires of our hearts. Psalm 37:4(ESV)

Circumcise our hearts to love you, the LORD our God, with all our heart and with all our soul, that we may live. Deuteronomy 30:6(ESV)

O that God’s love may be poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit. Romans 5:5(ESV)

O that Jesus Christ may be very precious to us, as he is to all who believe; 1 Peter 2:7(KJV) that he may be in our account distinguished among ten thousand, Song of Solomon 5:10(ESV) and altogether desirable; and that he may be our beloved and our friend: Song of Solomon 5:16(ESV) That though we have not seen him, yet we may love him; and though we do not now see him, yet we may believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory. 1 Peter 1:8(ESV)

Let the love of Christ to us control us to live, not to ourselves, but to him who for our sake died and was raised. 2 Corinthians 5:14-15(ESV)

And, Lord, grant that we may not love the world or the things in the world, because if anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him; 1 John 2:15(ESV) that we may set our minds on things above, and not on things that are on earth. Colossians 3:2(ESV)

Give me grace, I beg you, to love you, the Lord my God, with all my heart and soul and mind and strength, Mark 12:30(ESV) which is the great and first commandment; Matthew 22:37-38(ESV) to hold fast to you in love; Psalm 91:14(ESV) and to delight myself always in you; and therein I shall have the desires of my heart. Psalm 37:4(ESV)

Circumcise my heart to love you, the LORD my God, with all my heart and with all my soul, that I may live. Deuteronomy 30:6(ESV)

O that God’s love may be poured into my heart through the Holy Spirit. Romans 5:5(ESV)

O that Jesus Christ may be very precious to me, as he is to all who believe; 1 Peter 2:7(KJV) that he may be in my account distinguished among ten thousand, Song of Solomon 5:10(ESV) and altogether desirable; and that he may be my beloved and my friend: Song of Solomon 5:16(ESV) That though I have not seen him, yet I may love him; and though I do not now see him, yet I may believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory. 1 Peter 1:8(ESV)

Let the love of Christ to me control me to live, not to myself, but to him who for my sake died and was raised. 2 Corinthians 5:14-15(ESV)

And, Lord, grant that I may not love the world or the things in the world, because if anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him; 1 John 2:15(ESV) that I may set my mind on things above, and not on things that are on earth. Colossians 3:2(ESV)

Give us grace, we beseech thee, to love thee, the Lord our God, with all our heart and soul and mind and might, Mark 12:30(KJV) which is the first and great commandment; Matthew 22:37-38(KJV) to set our love upon thee; Psalm 91:14(KJV) and to delight ourselves always in thee; and therein we shall have the desires of our hearts. Psalm 37:4(KJV)

Circumcise our hearts to love thee, the Lord our God, with all our heart and with all our soul, that we may live. Deuteronomy 30:6(KJV)

O that the love of God may be shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost. Romans 5:5(KJV)

O that Jesus Christ may be very precious to us, as he is to all that believe; 1 Peter 2:7(KJV) that he may be in our account the chiefest of ten thousand and altogether lovely; Song of Solomon 5:10(KJV) and that he may be our beloved and our friend: Song of Solomon 5:16(KJV) That though we have not seen him, yet we may love him; and though we now see him not, yet believing, we may rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory. 1 Peter 1:8(KJV)

Let the love of Christ to us constrain us to live, not to ourselves, but to him that died for us and rose again. 2 Corinthians 5:14-15(KJV)

And, Lord, grant that we may not love the world nor the things that are in the world, because if any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him; 1 John 2:15(KJV) that we may set our affections on things above, and not on things that are on the earth. Colossians 3:2(KJV)

Give me grace, I beseech thee, to love thee, the Lord my God, with all my heart and soul and mind and might, Mark 12:30(KJV) which is the first and great commandment; Matthew 22:37-38(KJV) to set my love upon thee; Psalm 91:14(KJV) and to delight myself always in thee; and therein I shall have the desires of my heart. Psalm 37:4(KJV)

Circumcise my heart to love thee, the Lord my God, with all my heart and with all my soul, that I may live. Deuteronomy 30:6(KJV)

O that the love of God may be shed abroad in my heart by the Holy Ghost. Romans 5:5(KJV)

O that Jesus Christ may be very precious to me, as he is to all that believe; 1 Peter 2:7(KJV) that he may be in my account the chiefest of ten thousand and altogether lovely; Song of Solomon 5:10(KJV) and that he may be my beloved and my friend: Song of Solomon 5:16(KJV) That though I have not seen him, yet I may love him; and though I now see him not, yet believing, I may rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory. 1 Peter 1:8(KJV)

Let the love of Christ to me constrain me to live, not to myself, but to him that died for me and rose again. 2 Corinthians 5:14-15(KJV)

And, Lord, grant that I may not love the world nor the things that are in the world, because if any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him; 1 John 2:15(KJV) that I may set my affections on things above, and not on things that are on the earth. Colossians 3:2(KJV)

Give us grace, we beg You, to love You, the Lord our God, with all our heart and soul and mind and strength, Mark 12:30(NASB) which is the great and foremost commandment; Matthew 22:37-38(NASB) to set our love upon You; Psalm 91:14(KJV) and to delight ourselves always in You; and therein we shall have the desires of our hearts. Psalm 37:4(NASB)

Circumcise our hearts to love You, the LORD our God, with all our heart and with all our soul, so that we may live. Deuteronomy 30:6(NASB)

O that the love of God may be poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit. Romans 5:5(NASB)

O that Jesus Christ may be very precious to us, as He is to all who believe; 1 Peter 2:7(NASB) that He may be in our account outstanding among ten thousand, Song of Solomon 5:10(NASB) and wholly desirable; and that He may be our beloved and our friend: Song of Solomon 5:16(NASB) That though we have not seen Him, yet we may love Him; and though we do not see Him now, yet we may believe in Him and greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory. 1 Peter 1:8(NASB)

Let the love of Christ to us control us to live, not for ourselves, but for Him who died and rose again on our behalf. 2 Corinthians 5:14-15(NASB)

And, Lord, grant that we may not love the world nor the things in the world, because if anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him; 1 John 2:15(NASB) that we may set our minds on the things above, and not on the things that are on earth. Colossians 3:2(NASB)

Give me grace, I beg You, to love You, the Lord my God, with all my heart and soul and mind and strength, Mark 12:30(NASB) which is the great and foremost commandment; Matthew 22:37-38(NASB) to set my love upon You; Psalm 91:14(KJV) and to delight myself always in You; and therein I shall have the desires of my heart. Psalm 37:4(NASB)

Circumcise my heart to love You, the LORD my God, with all my heart and with all my soul, so that I may live. Deuteronomy 30:6(NASB)

O that the love of God may be poured out within my heart through the Holy Spirit. Romans 5:5(NASB)

O that Jesus Christ may be very precious to me, as He is to all who believe; 1 Peter 2:7(NASB) that He may be in my account outstanding among ten thousand, Song of Solomon 5:10(NASB) and wholly desirable; and that He may be my beloved and my friend: Song of Solomon 5:16(NASB) That though I have not seen Him, yet I may love Him; and though I do not see Him now, yet I may believe in Him and greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory. 1 Peter 1:8(NASB)

Let the love of Christ to me control me to live, not for myself, but for Him who died and rose again on my behalf. 2 Corinthians 5:14-15(NASB)

And, Lord, grant that I may not love the world nor the things in the world, because if anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him; 1 John 2:15(NASB) that I may set my mind on the things above, and not on the things that are on earth. Colossians 3:2(NASB)

Give us grace, we beg you, to love you, the Lord our God, with all our heart and soul and mind and strength, Mark 12:30(NIV) which is the first and greatest commandment; Matthew 22:37-38(NIV) to set our love upon you; Psalm 91:14(KJV) and to delight ourselves always in you; and therein we shall have the desires of our hearts. Psalm 37:4(NIV)

Circumcise our hearts to love you, the Lord our God, with all our heart and with all our soul, that we may live. Deuteronomy 30:6(NIV)

O that God may pour out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit! Romans 5:5(NIV)

O that Jesus Christ may be very precious to us, as he is to all who believe; 1 Peter 2:7(NIV) that he may be in our account outstanding among ten thousand, Song of Solomon 5:10(NIV) and altogether lovely; and that he may be our lover and our friend: Song of Solomon 5:16(NIV) That though we have not seen him, yet we may love him; and even though we do not see him now, we may believe in him and be filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy. 1 Peter 1:8(NIV)

Let Christ’s love for us constrain us to live no longer for ourselves, but for him who died for us and was raised again. 2 Corinthians 5:14-15(NIV)

And, Lord, grant that we may not love the world or anything in the world, because if anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him; 1 John 2:15(NIV) grant that we may set our minds on things above, not on earthly things. Colossians 3:2(NIV)

Give me grace, I beg you, to love you, the Lord my God, with all my heart and soul and mind and strength, Mark 12:30(NIV) which is the first and greatest commandment; Matthew 22:37-38(NIV) to set my love upon you; Psalm 91:14(NIV) and to delight myself always in you; and therein I shall have the desires of my heart. Psalm 37:4(NIV)

Circumcise my heart to love you, the Lord my God, with all my heart and with all my soul, that I may live. Deuteronomy 30:6(NIV)

O that God may pour out his love into my heart by the Holy Spirit! Romans 5:5(NIV)

O that Jesus Christ may be very precious to me, as he is to all who believe; 1 Peter 2:7(NIV) that he may be in my account outstanding among ten thousand, Song of Solomon 5:10(NIV) and altogether lovely; and that he may be my lover and my friend: Song of Solomon 5:16(NIV) That though I have not seen him, yet I may love him; and even though I do not see him now, I may believe in him and be filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy. 1 Peter 1:89NIV)

Let Christ’s love for me constrain me to live no longer for myself, but for him who died for me and was raised again. 2 Corinthians 5:14-15(NIV)

And, Lord, grant that I may not love the world or anything in the world, because if anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him; 1 John 2:15(NIV) grant that I may set my mind on things above, not on earthly things. Colossians 3:2(NIV)

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