And behold, one of the rulers of the synagogue came, Jairus by name. And when he saw Him, he fell at His feet and begged Him earnestly, saying, "My little daughter lies at the point of death. Come and lay Your hands on her, that she may be healed, and she will live." Mark 5:22-23 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, bring us to such humility.
When she heard about Jesus, she came behind Him in the crowd and touched His garment. For she said, "If only I may touch His clothes, I shall be made well." Immediately the fountain of her blood was dried up, and she felt in her body that she was healed of the affliction. Mark 5:27-29 (NKJV)
Help us tell others about Jesus as those who told this woman.
And He said to her, "Daughter, your faith has made you well. Go in peace, and be healed of your affliction." Mark 5:34 (NKJV)
Jesus, bring us by faith to the healing we need.
As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, He said to the ruler of the synagogue, "Do not be afraid; only believe." Mark 5:36 (NKJV)
Jesus, please help us set aside fear.
For your servant became surety for the lad to my father, saying, 'If I do not bring him back to you, then I shall bear the blame before my father forever.' Genesis 44:32 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, help us accept our responsibilities for our brothers and sisters.
I know, O LORD, that Your judgments are right, and that in faithfulness You have afflicted me. Psalm 119:75 (NKJV)
LORD, help me accept the afflictions you send my way.
Let my heart be blameless regarding Your statutes, that I may not be ashamed. Psalm 119:80 (NKJV)
LORD, give me a blameless heart.
A Word Received: Praise me in the midst of your pain.