Lord, help me fight against temptation, correct whatever wrongs I can, and serve You and others with love and good works.

Scripture: Numbers 5:5-10

ESV Text: Numbers 5:5-10


KJV Text:

(Alt. audio): Chapter: 5 5 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 6 Speak unto the children of Israel, When a man or woman shall commit any sin that men commit, to do a trespass against the LORD, and that person be guilty; 7 Then they shall confess their sin which they have done: and he shall recompense his trespass with the principal thereof, and add unto it the fifth part thereof, and give it unto him against whom he hath trespassed. 8 But if the man have no kinsman to recompense the trespass unto, let the trespass be recompensed unto the LORD, even to the priest; beside the ram of the atonement, whereby an atonement shall be made for him. 9 And every offering of all the holy things of the children of Israel, which they bring unto the priest, shall be his. 10 And every man’s hallowed things shall be his: whatsoever any man giveth the priest, it shall be his.(KJV)


Hymn: TLH 144:
Jesus, Grant that Balm and Hearing

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1. Jesus, grant that balm and healing 
In Thy holy wounds I find, 
Every hour that I am feeling 
Pains of body and of mind. 
Should some evil thought within 
Tempt my treacherous heart to sin, 
Show the peril, and from sinning 
Keep me ere its first beginning. 

2. Should some lust or sharp temptation 
Prove too strong for flesh and blood, 
Let me think upon Thy Passion, 
And the breach is soon made good. 
Or should Satan press me hard, 
Let me then be on my guard, 
Saying, “Christ for me was wounded,” 
That the Tempter flee confounded. 

3. If the world my heart entices 
On the broad and easy road 
With it mirth and luring voices, 
Let me think upon the load 
Thou didst carry and endure 
That I flee all thoughts impure, 
Banishing each wild emotion, 
Calm and blest in my devotion. 

4. Every wound that pains or grieves me, 
By Thy stripes, Lord is made whole; 
When I’m faint, Thy Cross revives me, 
Granting new life to my soul. 
Yea, Thy comfort renders sweet 
Every bitter cup I meet; 
For Thy all-atoning Passion 
Has procured my soul’s salvation. 

5. O my God, my Rock and Tower, 
Grant that in Thy death I trust, 
Knowing Death has lost his power 
Since Thou trod’st him in the dust. 
Savior, let Thine agony 
Ever help and comfort me; 
When I die, be my Protection, 
Light and Life and Resurrection. 


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