Don’t worry about anything,
but pray about everything.
With thankful hearts offer up your prayers
and requests to God.
A Prayer For Help(Psalm 86)
Listen to me, Lord, and answer me, Save me from death, because I am loyal to you; save me, for I am your servant and I trust in you.
You are my God, so be merciful to me; I pray to you all day long. Make your servant glad, O Lord, because my prayers go up to you. You are good to us and forgiving, full of constant love for all who pray to you.
Listen, Lord, to my prayer; hear my cries for help. I call to you in times of trouble, because you answer my prayers.
There is no god like you, O Lord, not one has done what you have done. All the nations that you have created will come and bow down to you; they will praise your greatness. You are mighty and do wonderful things; you alone are God.
Teach me, Lord, what you want me to do, and I will obey you faithfully; teach me to serve you with complete devotion. I will praise you with all my heart, O Lord my God; I will proclaim your greatness forever. How great is your constant love for me! You have saved me from the grave itself. Proud people are coming against me, O God; a cruel gang is trying to kill me— people who pay no attention to you. But you, O Lord, are a merciful and loving God, always patient, always kind and faithful. Turn to me and have mercy on me; strengthen me and save me, because I serve you just as my mother did. Show me proof of your goodness, Lord; those who hate me will be ashamed when they see that you have given me comfort and help.