"Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or else make the tree bad and its fruit bad; for a tree is known by its fruit. Matthew 12:33 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, help me bear good fruit.
Brood of vipers! How can you, being evil, speak good things? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. Matthew 12:34 (NKJV)
Jesus, come into my heart and renew my spirit.
For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned." Matthew 12:37 (NKJV)
Father, help me speak your word.
Yes, brother, let me have joy from you in the Lord; refresh my heart in the Lord. Philemon 1:20 (NKJV)
Lord, refresh us with joy in you.
I was glad when they said to me, "Let us go into the house of the LORD." Psalm 122:1 (NKJV)
LORD, please give us your joy as we enter your house.
A Word Received: Turn to me, not to the world, for true joy.
CITY MISSION PRAYER TABLE, Torre Bissell and Chuck Rinaldo, October 24, 2019
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P – 199 Promises
1. P - Alvin – Pray for rivers of living water to flow through the Mission during the dinner times.
+ Anthony – We pray for those coming for the meal that they would find more than just food for their stomach, but food for their souls and that lives will be changed.
P – Tommy dedicated his life to Jesus and is seeking a new start. Shower Tommy with Your love Lord. Open his eyes to see You at work in his life.
Horace asked for prayers for a better understanding of God's word. We pray that the Holy Spirit open his mind and his heart to hear and inwardly digest God's word. We also pray that Godly mentors will come along side Horace who will help him in his daily walk.
Dave – We pray that the Holy Spirit fill Dave with living water to be a light to those at the Mission and to his family.
Roland, a 6th grader, shared his understanding of Jesus from what he learned in his Sunday school lesson – that whoever believes that God made Jesus alive after he died for our sins will live forever. We pray that Roland continue to have ears to hear your truth and a heart to receive its transforming power.
Jordan – We pray that he will find times of rest and that the Lord will refresh him, strengthen him, and fill him with holy joy.
James asked for prayer for his family; for their protection, provision and above all, for God's love to bless them. He also asked for prayer to find an apartment where they could live together in safety, one that would feel like a home.
+ Lloyd asked for prayer for himself and his wife. We pray that the Lord guide and direct their lives with Jesus as central to their lives.
Chuck – He is thankful he hears from his son, Kobi, daily. We also pray that more time be allowed for visitations, to build a father/son bond. He is also thankful he has a job and we pray he stay steady in this job.
Robin is very distressed and is going through a very difficult time in her life because of a divorce. We pray for God's comfort to heal wounds and help her during this difficult transition.