Please pray for Bishop Bill and the clergy of this diocese as they cope with the decisions of the Episcopal General Convention.
"You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men. Matthew 5:13 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, please help us to be salt which flavors out communities.
You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. Matthew 5:14 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, please help us be light for our cities.
Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. Matthew 5:15 (NKJV)
Jesus, set free those who hide their light because of fear.
Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven. Matthew 5:16 (NKJV)
Father, please help our works shine with light that honors you.
"Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill. Matthew 5:17 (NKJV)
Jesus, fulfill all you word in us.
For assuredly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle will by no means pass from the law till all is fulfilled. Matthew 5:18 (NKJV)
Father, please show us how to live within your law of love.
Whoever therefore breaks one of the least of these commandments, and teaches men so, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever does and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:19 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, help us count the cost of any of our sins, even the least of them.
For I say to you, that unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:20 (NKJV)
Jesus, help us live out your righteousness day by day.
Here is the patience of the saints; here are those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus. Revelation 14:12 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, build in my life the patience of the saints who keep your commandments of faith in Jesus.
A Word Received: I have blessed you. Wait on me day by day for my blessing.