“When I call to remembrance the genuine faith that is in you, which dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am persuaded is in you also.” 2 Timothy 1:5
Oh, when this lovely couple said I looked like their granddaughter reminded me of praying for my grandchildren. You’ve been there praying for those who the Lord brings to mind.
Daddy God, it’s nice to know we can pray for those we love and You hear
“Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching.” Hebrews 10:25
Talk to People, they are hungry for human connection. Love them. Let churches create online chats, meetings, prayers. Gather in homes in small numbers and stay safe, using distancing methods.
Pastor Carter Conlin, Times Square Church:
“Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God.” Proverbs 14:31 (NIV)
“The poor and needy seek water, but there is none, Their tongues fail for thirst. I, the LORD, will hear them; I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.” Isaiah 41:17 (NKJV)
Ben Carson quoted Prov 14:31 on tv! Speaking about FYI Foster Youth Initiative. Amen.
Yes, Lord, raise up our politicians and leaders to honor and glorify You
Give good health, mental clarity, peace in their heart, strong faith in You, remembrance of Your Word (John 14) at the right times, visions & dreams to comfort & guide.
Restore all that the locusts ate (Joel 2:28), all that was lost. Make “all things beautiful in its time,” (Ecc 3:11). and “work all things together for good,” (Rom 8:28) may they love You with the highest Love.
“But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.” Luke 6:27-28 (NIV)
“The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners,” Isaiah 61:1 (NIV)
“If one of you says to them, ‘Go in peace; keep warm and well fed, but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it?” James 2:16 (NIV)
Are we Christians walking the walk?
Dull eyes & ears – it hurts to see their ignorance. Jesus’ compassion is perceptive to people’s needs.
“If anyone wants to sue you and take away your tunic, let him have your cloak also. And whoever compels you to go one mile, go with him two.
“Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you.” Matthew 5:40-42 (NKJV)
Father God, pop open the ears and unveil their eyes, in Jesus’ name. Thank You for the special prayer request You answered through ‘strangers’ today in such a profound way.