Wednesday, September 21, 2016
2016 09 21
Holy Spirit, help me confront temptation as Jesus did: by living in your word.
Now when the devil had ended every temptation, he departed from Him until an opportune time. Luke 4:13 (NKJV)
Jesus, show me how to confront temptation in the "opportune times" when I am vulnerable.
And when Paul had laid hands on them, the Holy Spirit came upon them, and they spoke with tongues and prophesied. Acts 19:6 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, help me speak and pray according to your mind.
But when some were hardened and did not believe, but spoke evil of the Way before the multitude, he departed from them and withdrew the disciples, reasoning daily in the school of Tyrannus. Acts 19:9 (NKJV)
Father, help us recognize when it is time to withdraw in the face of willful unbelief.
Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the perilous pestilence. He shall cover you with His feathers, and under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler. Psalm 91:3-4 (NKJV)
LORD, you are my shield of faith.
In their hands they shall bear you up, lest you dash your foot against a stone. Psalm 91:12 (NKJV)
LORD, bear me up in your hands.
With long life I will satisfy him, And show him My salvation." Psalm 91:16 (NKJV)
Jesus, show me your salvation, and help me show others.
For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest On the land allotted to the righteous, Lest the righteous reach out their hands to iniquity. Psalm 125:3 (NKJV)
LORD, bring us to your righteousness so that the scepter of wickedness shall not rest on us. Guide us in voting in November.
A word received: You have nothing to give except what you have received from me.