A YEAR IN PRAYER    "Using God's Word to pray"

Do you often realize that in spite of your desire to do good, evil is dominant in you?

When today’s world calls evil, good, and good, evil, do you side with them?

Do you know that according to the Bible, no evildoer will enter the kingdom of God?

 

DAY # 49

TODAY’S REQUEST:

PRAYING TO DO GOOD AND NOT EVIL

Matthew 12:12 "Of how much more value then is a man than a sheep? Therefore it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath."

Mark 3:4 Then He said to them, "Is it lawful on the Sabbath to do good or to do evil, to save life or to kill?" But they kept silent.

Luke 6:9 Then Jesus said to them, "I will ask you one thing: Is it lawful on the Sabbath to do good or to do evil, to save life or to destroy?"

Romans 7:21 I find then a law, that evil is present with me, the one who wills to do good.

Jeremiah 13:23 Can the Ethiopian change his skin or the leopard its spots? Then may you also do good who are accustomed to do evil.

Luke 6:27 "But I say to you who hear: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,

Luke 6:33 "And if you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same.

Luke 6:35 "But love your enemies, do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. For He is kind to the unthankful and evil.

 

HOW DO THE SCRIPTURES TELL US TO EXPRESS THIS REQUEST?

DRAWING CLOSER TO THE LORD, AND DEPARTING FROM EVIL

Isaiah 1:17 Learn to do good; Seek justice, Rebuke the oppressor; Defend the fatherless, Plead for the widow.

Hebrews 13:16 But do not forget to do good and to share, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

James 4:17 Therefore, to him who knows to do good and does not do it, to him it is sin.

Psalms 34:14 Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it.

Psalms 37:3 Trust in the LORD, and do good; Dwell in the land, and feed on His faithfulness.

Psalms 37:27 Depart from evil, and do good; And dwell forevermore.

Matthew 5:44 "But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you,