As He passed by, He saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax office. And He said to him, "Follow Me." So he arose and followed Him. Mark 2:14 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, please help us answer Jesus' call to follow him.
Now it happened, as He was dining in Levi's house, that many tax collectors and sinners also sat together with Jesus and His disciples; for there were many, and they followed Him. Mark 2:15 (NKJV)
Lord, I too am a sinner; please come and eat at my table.
"And no one puts new wine into old wineskins; or else the new wine bursts the wineskins, the wine is spilled, and the wineskins are ruined. But new wine must be put into new wineskins." Mark 2:22 (NKJV)
Jesus, renew your church so that it can receive the new wine of your Holy Spirit.
To me, who am less than the least of all the saints, this grace was given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, Ephesians 3:8 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, please help us enter into these riches.
To open blind eyes, To bring out prisoners from the prison, Those who sit in darkness from the prison house. Isaiah 42:7 (NKJV)
LORD, let your light shine forth in our prisons.
Have mercy upon me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness; according to the multitude of Your tender mercies, blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. Psalm 51:1-2 (NKJV)
Jesus, let your living waters wash through me and make me clean.
Behold, You desire truth in the inward parts, and in the hidden part You will make me to know wisdom. Psalm 51:6 (NKJV)
Father, please help me receive your truth.
Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 (NKJV)
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit, a broken and a contrite heart -- these, O God, You will not despise. Psalm 51:17 (NKJV)
Jesus, help me offer such a sacrifice to you.
A Word Received: Look to me with hope and expectation.