The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
holy mountain: because for our sins, and for the iniquities of our
fathers, Jerusalem and thy people are become a reproach to all that are
DAN 9:17 Now therefore, O our God, hear the prayer of thy servant, and
his supplications, and cause thy face to shine upon thy sanctuary that
is desolate, for the Lord's sake.
DAN 9:18 O my God, incline thine ear, and hear; open thine eyes, and
behold our desolations, and the city which is called by thy name: for we
do not present our supplications before thee for our righteousnesses,
but for thy great mercies.
DAN 9:19 O Lord, hear; O Lord, forgive; O Lord, hearken and do; defer
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