And that very hour He cured many of infirmities, afflictions, and evil spirits; and to many blind He gave sight. Jesus answered and said to them, "Go and tell John the things you have seen and heard: that the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, the poor have the gospel preached to them. And blessed is he who is not offended because of Me." Luke 7:21-23 (NKJV)
Jesus, please help us see what you are doing among us and respond to your work.
And when all the people heard Him, even the tax collectors justified God, having been baptized with the baptism of John. But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the will of God for themselves, not having been baptized by him. Luke 7:29-30 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, please help the clergy and seminary teachers know that they too are subject to the will of God.
"For Israel has forgotten his Maker, and has built temples; Judah also has multiplied fortified cities; but I will send fire upon his cities, and it shall devour his palaces." Hosea 8:14 (NKJV)
Jesus, many have forgotten your Holy Spirit who made us a church.
Sing to Him a new song; play skillfully with a shout of joy. Psalm 33:3 (NKJV)
Father, help me sing your new song and shout for joy.
The LORD brings the counsel of the nations to nothing; He makes the plans of the peoples of no effect. Psalm 33:10 (NKJV)
All our planning without the guidance of the Holy Spirit is worthless.
Our soul waits for the LORD; He is our help and our shield. Psalm 33:20 (NKJV)
LORD, I wait on you.
For the kingdom of God is not in word but in power. 1 Corinthians 4:20 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, help us experience your power in the church.
A Word Received: Look to me for help in the storm.