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His heart

He tends His flock like a shepherd:
He gathers the lambs in His arms and
carries them close to His heart. 
He gently leads those that have young.
Isaiah 40:11
Many years ago, my friend Julissa Lynn sent me this verse.  At this point, I did not have children and I was very discouraged.  I  wrote this verse and prayer in my journal on August 15, 1997: “Lord, please bless us with children and gently lead us.”  My husband and I now have three children and He has gently led us.
For my sister Elizabeth, who is about to have her first baby

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The voice of the Lord is Powerful.
The voice of the Lord is Majestic.
Psalm 29:4
His sheep follow him because they know His voice.
John 10:4
I wrote these scriptures in my journal last year. Seeing the word voice in both verses caused me to realize that our Shepherd’s voice is powerful and majestic. Here is a prayer for our voices based on 1 Corinthians 12:3 and Psalm 49:3:
~ Lord ~
Whenever we use our voices help us to
speak by the Spirit of God.
May our mouths speak words of wisdom.
In Jesus’ holy name,

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