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Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, You who lead Joseph like a flock; Psalm 80:1- 12

To the Chief Musician. Set to "The Lilies." a Testimony of Asaph. A Psalm. Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, You who lead Joseph like a flock; You who dwell between the cherubim, shine forth!Before Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh, Stir up Your strength, And come and save us! Restore us, O God; Cause Your face to shine, And we shall be saved!

O LORD God of hosts, How long will You be angry Against the prayer of Your people? You have fed them with the bread of tears, And given them tears to drink in great measure. You have made us a strife to our neighbors, And our enemies laugh among themselves.

Restore us, O God of hosts; Cause Your face to shine, And we shall be saved! You have brought a vine out of Egypt; You have cast out the nations, and planted it. You prepared room for it, And caused it to take deep root, And it filled the land. The hills were covered with its shadow, And the mighty cedars with its boughs. She sent out her boughs to the Sea, And her branches to the River.

Restore us, O God; Cause Your face to shine, And we shall be saved!” Isn't this the story of our relationships with the LORD, God, the Almighty? We go off on our own, (details unspecified here) and then plead for mercy and restoration. Interesting, I do not see remorse or confession of offending the LORD. Just a plea for restoration. But there is recognition that such a plea will result in a far deeper relationship with the LORD

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Morning Psalm 39, Noon Psalm 119:25-32, Evening Psalm 85 .

Alternate Reading Plan based on 7 chapters/day from 7 sections of the Scriptures. My groupings are: Genesis-Joshua, Judges to Esther, Job to Song of Solomon, Psalms breaking 119 into convenient sets, Isaiah to Malachi, Matthew to Acts, Romans to Revelation.

Set your own reading schedule up in convenient groupings as fits your study habits.

Psalm 119:66-68 Teach me good judgment and knowledge, for I believe in Your commandments.
Exodus 20.1-2, 12 And God spoke all these words, saying, "I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt...
Psalm 18.18-24 They confronted me in the day of my calamity, but the LORD was my support.
Psalm 16.8-11 I have set the LORD always before me; because He is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.
Psalm 119:57-58 The LORD is my portion; I promise to keep Your words. I entreat Your favor with all my heart; be gracious to me according to Your promise.
Psalm 119:54-56 Your statutes have been my songs in the house of my sojourning. I remember Your name in the night, O LORD, and keep Your law. This blessing has fallen to me, that I have kept Your precepts.
Psalm 119.49-50 Remember Your word to Your servant, in which You have made me hope. This is my comfort in my affliction, that Your promise gives me life.
Psalm 119.41-42 Let Your steadfast love come to me, O LORD, Your salvation according to Your promise; then shall I have an answer for him who taunts me, for I trust in Your word.

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