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No hope

If you are walking in darkness, without a ray of light, trust in the Lord (Isaiah 50:10; NLT).

God is with us (Isaiah 7:14; NLT).

The kingdom of God is within you (Luke 17:21; NKJV).

You are the temple of the living God (Luke 17:21; NKJV). 



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There is no sea, my Lord,
But you are here.

There is no sky, my Lord,
But you are here.

There is no light, my Lord,
But you are here.

There is no warmth, my Lord,
But you are here.

There is no love, my Lord,
But you are here.

There is no hope, my Lord,
But you are here.

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Accept your shadow

God is light (1 John 1:5; NIV).

The Lord your God is a consuming fire (Deuteronomy 4:24; NIV). 

The Spirit is truth (1 John 5:6; NKJV).

The Lord is peace (Judges 6:24; NIV).

God is love (1 John 4:16; NIV).

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Accept your shadow –
God is light.

Confront your coldness –
God is fire.

Admit your falsehood –
God is truth.

Confess your anger –
God is peace.

Include your hatred –
God is love.

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A blessing

Now I can walk in your presence, O God, in your life-giving light (Psalm 56:13; NLT).

They will receive the Lord’s blessing (Psalm 24:5; NLT).

He loves us with unfailing love (Psalm 117:2; NLT).

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Lord,
May the light
Of your sacred presence,
And the blessing
Of your unfailing love,
Be upon us all,
Now, and for evermore,
Amen

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Hidden

God is light (1 John 1:5; NIV).

He shrouded himself in darkness (2 Samuel 22:12; NLT).

Though he was God […] he gave up his divine privileges; he took the humble position of a slave and was born as a human being (Philippians 2:6-7; NLT).

The Spirit is truth (1 John 5:6; NKJV).

Your real life is hidden with Christ in God (Colossians 3:3; NLT).

The kingdom of God is within you (Luke 17:21; NKJV).

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Father,
You are light,
Shrouded in darkness.

Jesus,
You are God,
Veiled in human form.

Spirit,
You are truth,
Hidden within us all.

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Peace

Oh, that you had heeded my commandments! Then your peace would have been like a river (Isaiah 48:18; NKJV).

May the Lord […] give you his peace (Numbers 6: 26; NLT).

The Lord pours down his blessings (Psalm 85:12; NLT).

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Lord God,
May peace,
Repentance,
Healing,
Light,
And love
Flood every heart
Throughout the world
Today.

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I wait for you

Wait patiently for the Lord (Psalm 27:14; NIV).

Let all that I am wait quietly before God (Psalm 62:5; NLT).

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I wait for you
In darkness, Lord;
I wait for you
Alone.

I wait for you
In silence, Lord;
You are my rock,
My home.

I wait for you
In brilliant light;
I wait with
Every breath.

I wait for you
In life, Lord;
And I wait for you
In death.

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You hide me

Hide me in the shadow of your wings (Psalm 17:8; NLT).

All humanity finds shelter in the shadow of your wings (Psalm 36:7; NLT).

Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me (Psalm 23:4; KJV).

The Lord is full of tenderness (James 5:11; NLT).

The Lord your God will be your everlasting light (Isaiah 60:19; NLT).

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You hide me
In your holy shadow, Lord;

You keep me safe
However dark the night.

You hold me
With your deepest tenderness;

And fill me
With your everlasting light.

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