The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Tanach:|
Psalms 86: 7 In the day of my trouble I call upon Thee; for Thou wilt answer me.
Psalms 86: 8 There is none like unto Thee among the gods, O Lord, and there are no works like Thine.
Psalms 86: 9 All nations whom Thou hast made shall come and prostrate themselves before Thee, O Lord; and they shall glorify Thy name.
Psalms 86: 10 For Thou art great, and doest wondrous things; Thou art God alone.
Psalms 86: 11 Teach me, O LORD, Thy way, that I may walk in Thy truth; make one my heart to fear Thy name.
Psalms 86: 12 I will thank Thee, O Lord my God, with my whole heart; and I will glorify Thy name for evermore.
Psalms 86: 13 For great is Thy mercy toward me; and Thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest nether-world.
Psalms 86: 14 O God, the proud are risen up against me, and the company of violent men have sought after my soul, and have not set Thee before them.
Psalms 86: 15 But Thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy and truth.
Psalms 86: 16 O turn unto me, and be gracious unto me; give Thy strength unto Thy servant, and save the son of Thy handmaid.
Psalms 86: 17 Work in my behalf a sign for good; that they that hate me may see it, and be put to shame, because Thou, LORD, hast helped me, and comforted me.