Monday Zephaniah 3:14-17

 

Sing aloud, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel! Rejoice and exult with all your heart, O daughter of Jerusalem!

The LORD has taken away the judgments against you, he has cast out your enemies. The King of Israel, the LORD, is in your midst; you shall fear evil no more.

On that day it shall be said to Jerusalem: “Do not fear, O Zion; let not your hands grow weak.

The LORD, your God, is in your midst, a warrior who gives victory; he will rejoice over you with gladness, he will renew you in his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.

 

Father, let it ring in our hearts the sound of your rejoicing, as you renew us in your love. Thank you that you are in our midst. Help us to offer up to you all our enemies, both within and without, as we exult your holy name with thanksgiving. Amen.

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