Tuesday, December 13, 2016
2016 12 13 Tuesday
Lord, so many of your disciples follow you at a distance; help us draw near to you in all circumstances.
But he denied Him, saying, "Woman, I do not know Him." Luke 22:57 (NKJV)
Jesus, forgive us and restore us as you did with Peter when we deny you.
And the Lord turned and looked at Peter. And Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how He had said to him, "Before the rooster crows, you will deny Me three times." Luke 22:61 (NKJV)
Father, so much that goes on at Christmas is a mockery of your son Jesus; have mercy on us.
"If You are the Christ, tell us." But He said to them, "If I tell you, you will by no means believe. And if I also ask you, you will by no means answer Me or let Me go. Hereafter the Son of Man will sit on the right hand of the power of God." Luke 22:67-69 (NKJV)
Lord, we ask, but don't want to know. Instruct us by your Holy Spirit.
Moreover I will be careful to ensure that you always have a reminder of these things after my decease [Greek: Exodus]. 2 Peter 1:15 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, keep reminding me of what I need to know.
knowing this first, that no prophecy of Scripture is of any private interpretation, for prophecy never came by the will of man, but holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit. 2 Peter 1:20-21 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, move us and help us discern your word to us.
The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; Those who dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, upon them a light has shined. Isaiah 9:2 (NKJV)
Father, help those who walk in darkness to see the light of Jesus.
For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 (NKJV)
Jesus, Savior, Son of God, we pray that our government will be upon your shoulders and that you will give counsel to those in authority.
He fashions their hearts individually; He considers all their works. Psalm 33:15 (NKJV)
LORD, fashion my heart.
Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear Him, on those who hope in His mercy, Psalm 33:18 (NKJV)
LORD, I do hope in your mercy.
A word received: Look to me when your plans fail; mine are certain and you can trust me.