31 But His disciples said to Him, "You see the multitude thronging You, and You say, Who touched Me?' " 32 And He looked around to see her who had done this thing. 33 But the woman, fearing and trembling, knowing what had happened to her, came and fell down before Him and told Him the whole truth. Mark 5:31-33 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, encourage us to step out in faith and tell of our experience with Jesus.
34 And He said to her, "Daughter, your faith has made you well. Go in peace, and be healed of your affliction." Mark 5:34 (NKJV)
Jesus, please help us by faith to receive your healing.
35 While He was still speaking, some came from the ruler of the synagogue's house who said, "Your daughter is dead. Why trouble the Teacher any further?" 36 As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, He said to the ruler of the synagogue, "Do not be afraid; only believe." Mark 5:35-36 (NKJV)
Father, please help us believe in Jesus and what he can do to revive what appears to be dead in the church.
1 Paul, an apostle (not from men nor through man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father who raised Him from the dead), Galatians 1:1 (NKJV)
Jesus, raise up more apostles who receive their calling from you rather than from men.
6 I marvel that you are turning away so soon from Him who called you in the grace of Christ, to a different gospel, Galatians 1:6 (NKJV)
Lord, so many have turned aside to other paths and other gospels.
10 Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have tested you in the furnace of affliction. Isaiah 48:10 (NKJV)
LORD, this diocese is being refined in the furnace of affliction.
1 Blessed is he who considers the poor; The LORD will deliver him in time of trouble. 2 The LORD will preserve him and keep him alive, And he will be blessed on the earth; You will not deliver him to the will of his enemies. 3 The LORD will strengthen him on his bed of illness; You will sustain him on his sickbed. Psalm 41:1-3 (NKJV)
Father, help us remember and consider the poor in their time of affliction.
1 Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man? The goodness of God endures continually. 2 Your tongue devises destruction, Like a sharp razor, working deceitfully. 3 You love evil more than good, Lying rather than speaking righteousness. Selah 4 You love all devouring words, You deceitful tongue. Psalm 52:1-4 (NKJV)
Father, have mercy on us for there are many who love devouring words.
A Word Received: Come to me; I Am waiting for you.