Saturday, August 06, 2016
2016 08 06
Holy Spirit, give us a zeal for your house and help us drive from it all that corrupts it and us.
And He said to those who sold doves, "Take these things away! Do not make My Father's house a house of merchandise!" Then His disciples remembered that it was written, "Zeal for Your house has eaten Me up." John 2:16-17 (NKJV)
Jesus, please do signs and wonders among us so that many may believe in you.
And with great power the apostles gave witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And great grace was upon them all. Acts 4:33 (NKJV)
Lord Jesus, we pray for an outpouring of your grace and apostolic power upon us.
And Joseph, who was also named Barnabas by the apostles (which is translated Son of Encouragement), a Levite of the country of Cyprus, Acts 4:36 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, help us to be "sons of encouragement".
"While it remained, was it not your own? And after it was sold, was it not in your own control? Why have you conceived this thing in your heart? You have not lied to men but to God." Acts 5:4 (NKJV)
Father, help me repent of lying to you.
So great fear came upon all the church and upon all who heard these things. Acts 5:11 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, help us fear to offend you in word or deed.
God sent a spirit of ill will between Abimelech and the men of Shechem; and the men of Shechem dealt treacherously with Abimelech, that the crime done to the seventy sons of Jerubbaal might be settled and their blood be laid on Abimelech their brother, who killed them, and on the men of Shechem, who aided him in the killing of his brothers. Judges 9:23-24 (NKJV)
LORD, with you lies both justice and mercy.
Those who trust in the LORD Are like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abides forever. As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the LORD surrounds His people From this time forth and forever. Psalm 125:1-2 (NKJV)
LORD, help me place my trust in you and not in man. Surround me with your loving arms.
A word received: Rest in my arms of love.