1. MAY THE LORD HELP YOU ON YOUR WAY TO GREATNESS.
2 Samuel 22:36
You make your saving help my shield; your help has made me great.
2. MAY THE LORD HELP YOU IN BATTLE STRATEGY AGAINST ALL FOES.
2 Chronicles 26:15
In Jerusalem he made devices invented for use on the towers and on the corner defenses so that soldiers could shoot arrows and hurl large stones from the walls. His fame spread far and wide, for he was greatly helped until he became powerful.
3. MAY THE LORD’S HELP BE A SURE SIGN TO YOUR ENEMIES THAT GOD IS ON YOUR SIDE.
Give me a sign of your goodness, that my enemies may see it and be put to shame, for you, Lord, have helped me and comforted me.
without being frightened in any way by those who oppose you. This is a sign to them that they will be destroyed, but that you will be saved—and that by God.
4. MAY THE LORD’S HELP RAISE A SONG OF THANKSGIVING FROM DEEP WITHIN.
He has helped his servant Israel, remembering to be merciful.
5. MAY THE LORD’S HELP DELIVER YOUR LIFE AND MINISTRY FROM EVERY EVIL PLOT.
That is why some Jews seized me in the temple courts and tried to kill me. But God has helped me to this very day; so I stand here and testify to small and great alike. I am saying nothing beyond what the prophets and Moses said would happen—
6a MAY YOU GROW SO HELPFUL THAT IN ALL SPHERES YOU WOULD BECOME THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER.
I am sending him—who is my very heart—back to you. I would have liked to keep him with me so that he could take your place in helping me while I am in chains for the gospel. But I did not want to do anything without your consent, so that any favor you do would not seem forced but would be voluntary.
They will be called the Holy People, the Redeemed of the Lord; and you will be called Sought After,
6b. YOUR HELPFUL ATTITUDE SHALL POSITION YOU FOR MORE HELP.
God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.
7. MAY YOUR CRY FOR HELP USHER TIMELY AND DRAMATIC INTERVENTIONS FORM ABOVE.
In my distress I called to the Lord; I cried to my God for help. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came before him, into his ears. The earth trembled and quaked, and the foundations of the mountains shook; they trembled because he was angry.
Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.