Monday, February 06, 2017
2017 02 05
Lord, I come to you to drink.
"He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water." John 7:38 (NKJV)
Jesus, I believe -- let your river of living water flow out of my heart.
But this He spoke concerning the Spirit, whom those believing in Him would receive; for the Holy Spirit was not yet given, because Jesus was not yet glorified. John 7:39 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, come upon all those who believe in Jesus.
Then the officers came to the chief priests and Pharisees, who said to them, "Why have you not brought Him?" The officers answered, "No man ever spoke like this Man!" Then the Pharisees answered them, "Are you also deceived? Have any of the rulers or the Pharisees believed in Him? But this crowd that does not know the law is accursed." John 7:45-49 (NKJV)
Father, so many of the educated elite in this country hold the common people in contempt. Please help them repent of this and heal the wounds in our body politic. Thank you.
Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, Hebrews 12:1 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, please help me hear that cloud of witnesses.
looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12:2 (NKJV)
Jesus, bring our faith to maturity and completeness.
And you have forgotten the exhortation which speaks to you as to sons: "My son, do not despise the chastening of the LORD, nor be discouraged when you are rebuked by him; for whom the LORD loves He chastens, and scourges every son whom He receives." Hebrews 12:5-6 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, help me count it all joy when I am chastised for the sake of the gospel.
But he who puts his trust in Me shall possess the land, And shall inherit My holy mountain." Isaiah 57:13b (NKJV)
LORD, I choose to trust in you; please help me enter into my inheritance. Thank you.
A word received: Offer me your pain.