There is an important meeting of the clergy of the diocese with Bishop Bill on Thursday, September 6th. Please pray about committing yourself to prayer and fasting for this meeting from 9 am to 4 pm on Wednesdays leading up to this meeting. Thank you.
His mother said to the servants, "Whatever He says to you, do it." John 2:5 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, help us follow Mary's instructions to do whatever Jesus says for us to do.
Jesus said to them, "Fill the waterpots with water." And they filled them up to the brim. John 2:7 (NKJV)
Jesus, fill me up with your living water.
And he said to him, "Every man at the beginning sets out the good wine, and when the guests have well drunk, then the inferior. You have kept the good wine until now!" John 2:10 (NKJV)
Jesus, I believe you have kept the best for us now.
Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated and untrained men, they marveled. And they realized that they had been with Jesus. Acts 4:13 (NKJV)
Father, don't let me be intimidated by the education of others; help me know Jesus and live in the power of his resurrection.
And they called them and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus. But Peter and John answered and said to them, "Whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you more than to God, you judge. For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard." Acts 4:18-20 (NKJV)
Jesus, please help us do what is right in your sight.
Now, Lord, look on their threats, and grant to Your servants that with all boldness they may speak Your word, Acts 4:29 (NKJV)
Lord, grant us boldness to proclaim your word.
by stretching out Your hand to heal, and that signs and wonders may be done through the name of Your holy Servant Jesus." Acts 4:30 (NKJV)
Jesus, stretch out your hand and do signs and wonders among us.
And when they had prayed, the place where they were assembled together was shaken; and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and they spoke the word of God with boldness. Acts 4:31 (NKJV)
Father, shake us and fill us with our Holy Spirit.
To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul. O my God, I trust in You; let me not be ashamed; let not my enemies triumph over me. Indeed, let no one who waits on You be ashamed; let those be ashamed who deal treacherously without cause. Psalm 25:1-3 (NKJV)
LORD, I lift up my soul to you for your provision.
Show me Your ways, O LORD; teach me Your paths. Lead me in Your truth and teach me, for You are the God of my salvation; on You I wait all the day. Psalm 25:4-5 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, lead me and teach me. I wait for you.
A Word Received: Look to me for light in the darkness.