Then they went into Capernaum, and immediately on the Sabbath He entered the synagogue and taught. And they were astonished at His teaching, for He taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes. Mark 1:21-22 (NKJV)
Help your church recognize your authority, Jesus.
And finding disciples, we stayed there seven days. They told Paul through the Spirit not to go up to Jerusalem. Acts 21:4 (NKJV)
help us learn to heed your guidance, Holy Spirit.
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go." Joshua 1:9 (NKJV)
Father, at your bidding help us to be strong and of good courage.
How precious also are Your thoughts to me, O God! How great is the sum of them! If I should count them, they would be more in number than the sand; when I awake, I am still with You. Psalm 139:17-18 (NKJV)
Father, please help me take heed of your thoughts.
And see if there is any wicked way in me, And lead me in the way everlasting. Psalm 139:24 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, cleanse me of my wicked ways and lead me in the way everlasting.
A Word Received: Look to me in the storms of life. Look to me when you are captive to sin. Look to me for freedom.
CITY MISSION PRAYER TABLE, July 12, 2018, Torre Bissel and Chuck Rinaldo
+ received cross
1. + Miguel – Confessed his sins and recommitted his life to Jesus.
2. Ken – Pray for Tom who has a lump on his throat. Pray that God will remove it and restore him to good health.
3. ++ Ade and Kari – Pray for Aden (their son who was born premature) for God's blessings; that he grows normally. Pray also that Aden will grow up to be the young man the Lord plans for him to be. Pray for Ade and Kari to be Godly parents and to seek Him in all things.
4. Dan – Pray for his daughter Shannon. A new position has become available for her that will give her an opportunity to grow professionally. We also pray that new acquaintances will provide her with God appointed circumstances to meet a Godly young man that will be part of her life.
5. Mike S. and Jordan – We thank the Lord and give Him praise for His continued blessing and provision at the Mission. We pray for the City Mission as it represents the saving grace of our Lord to reach the lost in Schenectady; that the Mission will continue to be a beacon of hope, restoration and renewal in saved lives. We also pray for Jordan to have full recovery and strength in the Lord to continue to do God's work at the Mission.
6. + Gabby – A young girl about 7 years old asked for prayer that she will do well at camp. That she will make new friends and learn about Jesus.
7. + Justin – Pray that he will meet a Godly young woman, and have a family, and that he will be the Godly head of his family and teach them to love and praise the Lord. He also asked prayer that he will be reinstated in his job at Ellis Hospital.
8. + Pat -He asked for prayer that his disability court hearing will happen quickly, and that he will be awarded his benefits so he can relocate to a place that will be more suitable living conditions than where he is now living.
9. ++++++ - Rico – He asked for 6 crosses. We pray that they will bless those that receive them.