Pray for a speedy recovery from surgery for Bishop Dan Herzog and strength and rest for his wife Carol.
And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him. Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying: Matthew 5:1-2 (NKJV)
Jesus, help me receive your teaching.
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:3 (NKJV)
Lord, I have known poverty of spirit; help me enter the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Matthew 5:4 (NKJV)
Father, I continue to mourn; please comfort me with your Holy Spirit.
Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Matthew 5:5 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, slip into my life day by day and gentle my spirit. I want to enter into the inheritance you have for me.
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled. Matthew 5:6 (NKJV)
Lord, I long to see you put things to right in your church and in this nation. Fill us up with your Holy Spirit.
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Matthew 5:7 (NKJV)
Jesus, set me free from anger and resentment and let me live in your mercy.
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. Matthew 5:8 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, let your living waters wash me clean and give me purity of heart.
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. Matthew 5:9 (NKJV)
Father, let me live in your peace and be a peace-maker.
Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:10 (NKJV)
Jesus, I pray for the future you have for me. Whatever the cost, I want to follow you. Thank you.
A Word Received: Walk in my ways and leave fear behind.