Wednesday, August 03, 2016
20116 08 03
Jesus, thank you for taking away my sin.
"And I have seen and testified that this is the Son of God." John 1:34 (NKJV)
Father, thank you for John's testimony. Thank you for his willingness to bear the cost of being faithful in his testimony. Please help me have the same courage.
"Yet now, brethren, I know that you did it in ignorance, as did also your rulers. But those things which God foretold by the mouth of all His prophets, that the Christ would suffer, He has thus fulfilled. Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord," Acts 3:17-19 (NKJV)
Father, please forgive the things I have done in ignorance and bring me to full conversion.
"To you first, God, having raised up His Servant Jesus, sent Him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from your iniquities." Acts 3:26 (NKJV)
Jesus, thank you for turning me away from my sins.
Now the men of Ephraim said to him, "Why have you done this to us by not calling us when you went to fight with the Midianites?" And they reprimanded him sharply. Judges 8:1 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, set us free of jealousy of the deeds of others and show us the task you have for us to do.
Let Your priests be clothed with righteousness, and let Your saints shout for joy. Psalm 132:9 (NKJV)
Jesus, let our priests and clergy be clothed with righteousness and all your people shout for joy at your saving work.
I will abundantly bless her provision; I will satisfy her poor with bread. Psalm 132:15 (NKJV)
LORD, satisfy the poor of this land with bread to eat.
Behold, bless the LORD, all you servants of the LORD, who by night stand in the house of the LORD! Psalm 134:1 (NKJV)
LORD, I bless you.
A word received: Enter into the blessings I have for you.
How easy it is
for me to live with you, Lord.
How easy it is to believe in you
when my mind reels from not understanding,
or when my mind weakens--
when the most intelligent people cannot think
beyond the evening and do not know
what must be done tomorrow.
You convey to me the
lucid assurance that you exist,
that you will see to it that not all paths
toward good will be closed.
At the peak of earthly renown
I look back with amazement at
that road which by no stretch of the imagination
I could have devised--
A remarkable road through despair
which has led me here
where I too have been able
to send mankind
reflections of your rays--
As for what I
won't have time or ability for--
This means that you have
reserved it for others.