Psalm 9:18
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New Living Translation
But the needy will not be ignored forever; the hopes of the poor will not always be crushed.

King James Bible
For the needy shall not alway be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
For the needy one shall not be forgotten alway; the hope of the meek shall not perish for ever.

World English Bible
For the needy shall not always be forgotten, nor the hope of the poor perish forever.

Young's Literal Translation
For not for ever is the needy forgotten, The hope of the humble lost to the age.

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"Because of his Importunity. "
"Nov. 19 [1846].--I am now led more and more to importune the Lord to send me the means, which are requisite in order that I may be able to commence the building. Because (1) it has been for some time past publicly stated in print, that I allow it is not without ground that some of the inhabitants of Wilson Street consider themselves inconvenienced by the Orphan-Houses being in that street, and I long therefore to be able to remove the Orphans from thence as soon as possible. (2) I become more and
George Müller—Answers to Prayer

The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
OR, A DISCOURSE OF THE RIGHTEOUS MAN'S DESIRES. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR As the tree is known by its fruit, so is the state of a man's heart known by his desires. The desires of the righteous are the touchstone or standard of Christian sincerity--the evidence of the new birth--the spiritual barometer of faith and grace--and the springs of obedience. Christ and him crucified is the ground of all our hopes--the foundation upon which all our desires after God and holiness are built--and the root
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Approaching Doom
The first years of Jehoiakim's reign were filled with warnings of approaching doom. The word of the Lord spoken by the prophets was about to be fulfilled. The Assyrian power to the northward, long supreme, was no longer to rule the nations. Egypt on the south, in whose power the king of Judah was vainly placing his trust, was soon to receive a decided check. All unexpectedly a new world power, the Babylonian Empire, was rising to the eastward and swiftly overshadowing all other nations. Within a
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

The Heart's Desire Given to Help Mission Work in China.
"Sept. 30 [1869].--From Yorkshire L50.--Received also One Thousand Pounds to-day for the Lord's work in China. About this donation it is especially to be noticed, that for months it had been my earnest desire to do more than ever for Mission Work in China, and I had already taken steps to carry out this desire, when this donation of One Thousand Pounds came to hand. This precious answer to prayer for means should be a particular encouragement to all who are engaged in the Lord's work, and who may
George Müller—Answers to Prayer

Cross References
Psalm 9:12
For he who avenges murder cares for the helpless. He does not ignore the cries of those who suffer.

Psalm 10:17
LORD, you know the hopes of the helpless. Surely you will hear their cries and comfort them.

Psalm 12:5
The LORD replies, "I have seen violence done to the helpless, and I have heard the groans of the poor. Now I will rise up to rescue them, as they have longed for me to do."

Psalm 62:5
Let all that I am wait quietly before God, for my hope is in him.

Psalm 71:5
O Lord, you alone are my hope. I've trusted you, O LORD, from childhood.

Psalm 74:19
Don't let these wild beasts destroy your turtledoves. Don't forget your suffering people forever.

Proverbs 23:18
You will be rewarded for this; your hope will not be disappointed.

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