In the King James Version of the Bible the text reads: But I say unto you, Love your enemies , bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; For a collection of other versions see Bible Hub Matthew 5:44.
I hope they will encourage you to make 2021 a year of prayer . Know to whom you are speaking. Thank him. Ask for God’s will. Say what you need. Ask for forgiveness. Pray with a friend. Pray the Word. Memorize Scripture.
O Lord , my Healer, I seek to be free from this disability. I stand on Your Word that tells me that You forgive all our sins and heal all our diseases. Heal me, Lord , I pray. The thief has come to steal, kill, and destroy, but Your Son Jesus came to bring abundant life, and I claim that abundant life over my body.
Psalm 143:9 “Deliver me, O Lord, from my enemies ; In You I take shelter.” Lord, I praise you because you are my refuge and hiding place and the enemy cannot get me. Shelter me from the evil plans of my enemies . May they not succeed in the evil schemes they have against my life and the work you have called me to do.
Forms of prayer . The tradition of the Catholic Church highlights four basic elements of Christian prayer : (1) Prayer of Adoration/Blessing, (2) Prayer of Contrition/Repentance, (3) Prayer of Thanksgiving/Gratitude, and ( 4 ) Prayer of Supplication/Petition/Intercession.
The Bible does allow prayers against our enemies but only at very specific times. This type of prayer should not be common and should always be prayed with godly intentions and a godly heart. You cannot pray against your enemies out of hatred.
Ephesians 3:14-21 For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith.
Please keep me safe O God From all danger, hurt, and harm. Help me to start this day and every day With a new attitude and plenty of gratitude. Let me make the best of each and every day, To clear my mind so that I can hear from you.
Loving God, I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, lend skill to the hands of my healers, and bless the means used for my cure. Give me such confidence in the power of your grace, that even when I am afraid, I may put my whole trust in you; through our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.
Grant a safe delivery Lord I ask and help me to be strong and courageous in Your Name, Amen. Dear God, I bless You for the joy that this child will bring to the world. Lord you said that “I will not bear children doomed to misfortune, for they will be a people blessed by the Lord”.
In Christianity, deliverance ministry refers to groups that perform practices and rituals to cleanse people of demons and evil spirits. This is done in order to address problems manifesting in their life as a result of demonic presences, which have authority to oppress the person.
Spiritual warfare is the Christian concept of fighting against the work of preternatural evil forces. It is based on the biblical belief in evil spirits, or demons, that are said to intervene in human affairs in various ways.
Deliver me from my enemies , O God ; protect me from those who rise up against me . Deliver me from evildoers and save me from bloodthirsty men. God will go before me and will let me gloat over those who slander me . But do not kill them, O Lord our shield, or my people will forget.
Romans 12:20 provides instruction: “If your enemies are hungry, feed them. If they are thirsty, give them something to drink.” Through the application of kindness, contact is maintained and an opportunity still exists to improve the relationship.
The New Oxford Annotated Bible titles this psalm “Prayer for deliverance from enemies”, as one of the Imprecatory Psalms against deceitful foes. It starts with the psalmist’s plea in verses 1–5, followed by an extensive imprecation (verses 6–19, concluded or summed up in verse 20).