Daily Prayer

February 24, 2018

Jewish - Hide Thy face from my sins, and blot out all mine iniquities. Create me a clean heart, O G-d; and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Cast me not away from Thy presence; and take not Thy holy spirit from me. Restore unto me the joy of Thy salvation; and let a willing spirit uphold me.

Explanation:
Writing "G-d" instead of God is a fairly recent custom in America. Many believe this to be a sign of respect, and the custom comes from an interpretation of the commandment in Deuteronomy 12:3-4 regarding the destruction of pagan altars. The bulk of Jewis