The LORD Our God Is in All Things That We Call Upon Him For

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For what nation is there so great, who hath God so nigh unto them, as the LORD our God is in all things that we call upon him for? Deut 4:7
  1. Jeremiah 29:12: “Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.”
  2. Psalm 145:18: “The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.”
  3. Isaiah 65:24: “And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear.”
  4. Matthew 7:7: “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.”
  5. Psalm 50:15: “And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.”
  6. 1 John 5:14: “And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us.
  7. James 4:8: “Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you.”
These verses highlight the promise that God listens to prayers and is close to those who seek Him. They underscore the comforting idea that God is attentive and present, especially when believers call out to Him in faith.

Personalizing The Above As Christian Affirmations

From Jeremiah 29:12:


From Psalm 145:18:


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From Isaiah 65:24:


From Matthew 7:7:


From Psalm 50:15:


From 1 John 5:14:


From James 4:8:



Call Upon Me And I Will Hearken Unto You

Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you

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Jeremiah 29:12: "Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you."

“Then shall ye call upon me”: This part indicates that there will be a time when people will reach out to God.

“and ye shall go and pray unto me”: Here, the verse describes the act of people praying or communicating with God.

“and I will hearken unto you”: “Hearken” means to listen attentively. So, this part is emphasizing that God will listen carefully when people pray to Him.

In simpler terms: This verse says that when people pray to God, He will attentively listen to them.

The LORD Is Nigh Unto All Them That Call Upon Him

The LORD Is Nigh Unto All Them That Call Upon Him

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Psalm 145:18: "The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth."

“The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him”: “Nigh” is an old word that means “near.” This part is saying that the Lord is close to everyone who reaches out or calls to Him.

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“to all that call upon him in truth”: This part emphasizes sincerity. It’s not just about calling out to the Lord; it’s about doing so with genuine intent and honesty.

In simpler terms: This verse tells us that when people sincerely reach out or pray to the Lord, He is close by and listens.

Before They Call, I Will Answer; and While They Are Yet Speaking, I Will Hear

Before They Call, I Will Answer; and While They Are Yet Speaking, I Will Hear

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Isaiah 65:24: "And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear."

“And it shall come to pass”: This is a way of saying, “This is what will happen in the future.”

“that before they call, I will answer”: This part highlights God’s proactive nature. Before people even reach out or pray to Him, He already knows what they need and is ready to respond.

“and while they are yet speaking, I will hear”: This emphasizes God’s attentiveness. It means that while people are still in the process of praying or talking to Him, He’s already listening.

In simpler terms: This verse conveys the idea that God is always a step ahead, anticipating our needs. Even before we pray or talk to Him, He's ready to listen and respond.

Ask, and It Shall Be Given You

Ask, and It Shall Be Given You
Matthew 7:7: "Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you."

“Ask, and it shall be given you”: This is pretty straightforward. It’s saying if you voice out your needs or desires, they will be fulfilled.

“seek, and ye shall find”: This emphasizes the idea of taking action. If you actively look for something or pursue a goal, you’ll find what you’re searching for.

“knock, and it shall be opened unto you”: This highlights persistence. If you’re persistent and keep trying, opportunities will open up for you.

In simpler terms: This verse is all about taking initiative and being proactive. Whether it's asking for help, seeking answers, or being persistent, you'll get results.

And Call Upon Me in the Day of Trouble: I Will Deliver Thee

And Call Upon Me in the Day of Trouble: I Will Deliver Thee
Psalm 50:15: "And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me."

“And call upon me in the day of trouble”: This part’s saying, “Hey, when you’re having a rough day or going through tough times, give me a shout.”

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“I will deliver thee”: Here, God’s promising to help out and bring relief or rescue.

“and thou shalt glorify me”: After all’s said and done, in gratitude, you’ll give props or praise to God.

In simpler terms: During hard times, if you reach out to God, He's got your back and will help you out. And once things are better, you'll be thankful and praise Him.

If We Ask Any Thing According to His Will, He Heareth Us

If We Ask Any Thing According to His Will, He Heareth Us
1 John 5:14: "And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us."

“And this is the confidence that we have in him”: This part’s like saying, “Hey, here’s why we trust and believe in Him so much.”

“if we ask any thing according to his will”: This means when we pray or ask for something that aligns with His plans or what He wants for us.

“he heareth us”: Simply put, He’s listening! Whenever we reach out, He’s there, tuned in to what we’re saying.

In simpler terms: We trust that when we pray for things that align with God's plan, He's always listening and hears us.

Draw Nigh to God, and He Will Draw Nigh to You

Draw Nigh to God, and He Will Draw Nigh to You
James 4:8: "Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you."

“Draw nigh to God”: “Nigh” is an old-school way to say “near.” So this is like saying, “Get close to God” or “Move towards God.”

“and he will draw nigh to you”: This means if you take steps towards God, He’ll do the same and come closer to you.

In simpler terms: It's a two-way street! If you make an effort to get closer to God, He'll also move closer to you.

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