May 10: The Apostle’s Prayer – Praying Scripture!

We looked yesterday at the first part of the Apostle’s Prayer – praising our Creator! Today we look at the next line in the Apostle’s Prayer – praying Scripture!

Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?

Acts 4:25

Notice that the apostle’s were quoting Scripture! They quoted in their prayer a couple verses (we’ll look at the second tomorrow) from David.

Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?

Psalm 2:2

They recognized that they were in a similar position – those who did not recognize the LORD were raging against the LORD.

We can pray the Psalms to God as well!

Having trouble sleeping?

I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the LORD sustained me.

Psalm 3:5


O Lord my God, in thee do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me:

Psalm 7:1

In trouble?

The LORD hear thee in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee;

Psalm 20:1

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