Saturday, September 10, 2016
2016 09 10
Lord, please help us repent of seeking our will and position in the face of what you are doing.
Now this he did not say on his own authority; but being high priest that year he prophesied that Jesus would die for the nation, and not for that nation only, but also that He would gather together in one the children of God who were scattered abroad. John 11:51-52 (NKJV)
Jesus, thank you for dying for me.
it seemed good to us, being assembled with one accord, to send chosen men to you with our beloved Barnabas and Paul, Acts 15:25 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, let our church councils be settled in one accord under your guidance.
Paul and Barnabas also remained in Antioch, teaching and preaching the word of the Lord, with many others also. Acts 15:35 (NKJV)
Father, bring among us apostolic leaders who will preach the word of the Lord.
Have you comprehended the breadth of the earth? Tell Me, if you know all this. Job 38:18 (NKJV)
LORD, I claim no knowledge except what you have given me.
Oh, sing to the LORD a new song! For He has done marvelous things; His right hand and His holy arm have gained Him the victory. Psalm 98:1 (NKJV)
Lord, win your victory in me.
Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me; You will stretch out Your hand Against the wrath of my enemies, And Your right hand will save me. Psalm 138:7 (NKJV)
Jesus, thank you for the hope of revival.
The LORD will perfect that which concerns me; Your mercy, O LORD, endures forever; Do not forsake the works of Your hands. Psalm 138:8 (NKJV)
Jesus, perfect your work in me day by day.
A word received: Turn your heart to me. Trust me in all your ways.
St. Mary's Institute of Christian Studies Registration
Facilitated by Torre Bissell
Evangelism Workshop Details:
October 11: Learning to listen to the promptings of God
Recognizing God's prompting is at the heart of sharing the gospel with another person. This first session will look at a disciplined way of recognizing and listening to the promptings of the Holy Spirit as you read Scripture.
November 8: Responding to the promptings of God
This session will look at prayers and attitudes that will help you respond when the Holy Spirit is prompting you to speak to another person about Jesus and what he has done in your life and can do in the life of the other person.
December 13: "Closing the deal"; helping someone cross the line to salvation
Many cry out daily for God's mercy and yet don't know how to receive it. This session will look at how to help someone "cross the line" and accept what God freely offers.
Each class follows tea with the Sisters at the Convent at 3:30 and concludes at 5:30 pm.