Prayer for the Restoration of God’s Favor
Psalm 85:1 LORD, you were favorable to your land; you brought back the captives of Jacob.
Psalm 85:2 You forgave the iniquity of your people; you pardoned all their sin.
Psalm 85:3 You withdrew all your wrath; you turned from your hot anger.
Psalm 85:4 Restore us again, O God of our salvation, and put away your indignation toward us!
Psalm 85:5 Will you be angry with us for ever? Will you prolong your anger to all generations?
Psalm 85:6 Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you?
Psalm 85:7 Show us your merciful love, O LORD, and grant us your salvation.
Psalm 85:8 Let me hear what God the LORD will speak, for he will speak peace to his people,to his saints, to those who turn to him in their hearts.
Psalm 85:9 Surely his salvation is at hand for those who fear him, that glory may dwell in our land.
Psalm 85:10 Mercy and faithfulness will meet; righteousness and peace will kiss each other.
Psalm 85:11 Faithfulness will spring up from the ground, and righteousness will look down from heaven.
Psalm 85:12 Yes, the LORD will give what is good, and our land will yield its increase.
Psalm 85:13 Righteousness will go before him, and make his footsteps a way.