45 Then many of the Jews who had come to Mary, and had seen the things Jesus did, believed in Him. John 11:45 (NKJV)
Jesus, please help us show forth what you have done in our time so that others may believe.
46 But some of them went away to the Pharisees and told them the things Jesus did. 47 Then the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered a council and said, "What shall we do? For this Man works many signs. John 11:46-47 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, bring those who refuse to accept Jesus' works as signs from heaven and help them respons with faith.
40 And they agreed with him, and when they had called for the apostles and beaten them, they commanded that they should not speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go. 41 So they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for His name. 42 And daily in the temple, and in every house, they did not cease teaching and preaching Jesus as the Christ. Acts 5:40-42 (NKJV)
Father, restore to our seminaries and churches an apstolic faith that will not be overcome by threats from the leaders of the people.
9 And there he went into a cave, and spent the night in that place; and behold, the word of the LORD came to him, and He said to him, "What are you doing here, Elijah?" 10 So he said, "I have been very zealous for the LORD God of hosts; for the children of Israel have forsaken Your covenant, torn down Your altars, and killed Your prophets with the sword. I alone am left; and they seek to take my life." 1 Kings 19:9-10 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, please give us the zeal for God that Elijah had.
18 Yet I have reserved seven thousand in Israel, all whose knees have not bowed to Baal, and every mouth that has not kissed him." 1 Kings 19:18 (NKJV)
Jesus, help us to be among those you have reserved for yourself.
3 When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained, 4 What is man that You are mindful of him, And the son of man that You visit him? 5 For You have made him a little lower than the angels, And You have crowned him with glory and honor. Psalm 8:3-5 (NKJV)
LORD, help us see our proper place in your creation.
1 How lovely is Your tabernacle, O LORD of hosts! 2 My soul longs, yes, even faints For the courts of the LORD; My heart and my flesh cry out for the living God. Psalm 84:1-2 (NKJV)
Jesus, please help us be among yur people who worship you.
A Word Received: Look to me for peace and consolation when the times are evil and faith grows weak among men.