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Evening and morning and at noon
I will pray, and cry aloud,
and he shall hear my voice
(Psalm 55:17; NKJV).
I lift my voice in prayer,
Longing for you at dawn:
For life is tough,
And the road is rough –
Yet I am so frail and worn.
I lift my hands in prayer,
Thirsting for you at noon:
For life is bleak,
And the track is steep –
So I’ll need your assistance soon.
I lift my heart in prayer,
Aching for you at dusk:
For life is hard,
And the way is barred –
In your help alone, I trust.
I lift my soul in prayer,
Sighing for you at night:
For life is harsh,
And the path is dark –
Now you are my only light.
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1. I cry aloud to the Lord; I lift up my voice to the Lord for mercy (Psalm 142:1; NIV).
The gateway to life is very narrow and the road is difficult (Matthew 7:14; NLT).
Have mercy on me, Lord, for I am frail (Psalm 6:2; NET).
2. I lift my hands to you for mercy (Psalm 88:9; NLT).
Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows (John 16:33; NLT).
My eyes are blinded by my tears. Each day I beg for your help, O Lord (Psalm 88:9; NLT).
3. Let us lift our hearts and hands toward God in heaven (Lamentations 3:41; NLT).
He has barred my way with blocks of stone (Lamentations 3:9; NIV).
Help us, O Lord our God, for we trust in you alone (2 Chronicles 14:11; NLT).
4. To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul (Psalm 25:1; NKJV).
If you are walking in darkness, without a ray of light, trust in the Lord and rely on your God (Isaiah 50:10; NLT).
The Lord is my light and my salvation (Psalm 27:1; NLT).
Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path (Psalm 119:105; NLT).