Now when He rose early on the first day of the week, He appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom He had cast seven demons. She went and told those who had been with Him, as they mourned and wept. Mark 16:9-10 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, please help me bring good news to those who mourn as Mary did.
And when they heard that He was alive and had been seen by her, they did not believe. Mark 16:9-10 (NKJV)
Jesus, restore belief in you resurrection to the church.
After that, He appeared in another form to two of them as they walked and went into the country. Mark 16:12 (NKJV)
Jesus, please meet with us as we journey together.
And they went and told it to the rest, but they did not believe them either. Later He appeared to the eleven as they sat at the table; and He rebuked their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they did not believe those who had seen Him after He had risen. Mark 16:13-14 (NKJV)
Lord, appear to your people and the leaders of your church.
And He said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned. And these signs will follow those who believe: In My name they will cast out demons; they will speak with new tongues; they will take up serpents; and if they drink anything deadly, it will by no means hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover." Mark 16:1518 (NKJV)
Father, please help us go forward preaching the gospel of Jesus, and him crucified and risen from the dead.
So then, after the Lord had spoken to them, He was received up into heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God. Mark 16:19 (NKJV)
Jesus, I long for the day I may go to be with you in paradise.
And they went out and preached everywhere, the Lord working with them and confirming the word through the accompanying signs. Amen. Mark 16:20 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, help us preach everywhere and confirm it with signs following. Thank you.
A Word Received: I Am with you in every battle.