And He took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, "This is My body which is given for you; do this in remembrance of Me." Likewise He also took the cup after supper, saying, "This cup is the new covenant in My blood, which is shed for you. Luke 22:19-20 (NKJV)
Jesus, thank you for breaking into my life and giving yourself to me.
Then the twelve summoned the multitude of the disciples and said, "It is not desirable that we should leave the word of God and serve tables. ... but we will give ourselves continually to prayer and to the ministry of the word." Acts 6:2,4 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, help our clergy maintain an active life of prayer and studying your word.
Therefore, brethren, seek out from among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business; Acts 6:3 (NKJV)
Jesus, thank you for the deacons you have raised up in this diocese.
And a certain man lame from his mother's womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms from those who entered the temple; Acts 3:2 (NKJV)
Father, help us give alms to those in need. Don’t let us become corrupt judges of the poor.
Then Peter said, "Silver and gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk." Acts 3:6 (NKJV)
Jesus, help us give to the poor and the lame of your Holy Spirit.
If we this day are judged for a good deed done to a helpless man, by what means he has been made well, Acts 4:9 (NKJV)
Lord, let us be judged for doing good and not evil.
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, please help us recognize that spending time with Jesus empowers us to be witnesses for him.
Now the multitude of those who believed were of one heart and one soul; neither did anyone say that any of the things he possessed was his own, but they had all things in common. Acts 4:32 (NKJV)
Jesus, please bless our helping one another.
A Word Received: Come to me, rejoice in me, find your fellowship in me.