Monday, May 27, 2019
2019 05 27, Memorial Day
The American Cemetery in Manila, The Philippines, “Here rests in honored glory a comrade in arms known but to God”
saying, "The Son of Man must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised the third day." Luke 9:22 (NKJV)
Jesus, you are still being rejected by the elders and chief priests of the Episcopal Church. Have mercy on us.
Then He said to them all, "If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me. Luke 9:23 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, help us recognize and receive the cross Jesus wants us to take up.
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him. James 1:5 (NKJV)
Lord, I ask for wisdom.
Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him. James 1:12 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, help us endure temptation.
You should know in your heart that as a man chastens his son, so the LORD your God chastens you. Deuteronomy 8:5 (NKJV)
LORD, help us accept your chastening.
When you have eaten and are full, then you shall bless the LORD your God for the good land which He has given you. Deuteronomy 8:10 (NKJV)
Father, help me bless you for all your provision for me.
Our help is in the name of the LORD, Who made heaven and earth. Psalm 124:8 (NKJV)
LORD, you are my help day by day. Thank you.
A Word Received: Look to me for help and calm in the storm.