“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” Jesus in John 3:16
Jesus Christ the only son of God, Praise You, Lord Jesus for all You’ve done for us, who are Your children, Your friends. “It is finished,” You said. Forever & ever Your work is complete, and You are seated on the throne in Heaven next to the Father. Amen.
We are hurting for You, Lord, when people use Your name in vain and ignore who You are.
“When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said,“It is finished.”Then bowing his head, he gave up his spirit.” John 19:30 (KJV)
“Now it came to pass, as He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, that one of His disciples said to Him, ‘Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.’” Luke 11:1
“[Jesus] Saying, ‘Father, if it is Your will, take this cup away from Me; nevertheless not My will, but Yours, be done.” Luke 22:42
“Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.” Matthew 9:38
“I do not pray for these alone, but also for those whowill believe in Me through their word;21 that they all may be one, asYou, Father, are in Me, and I in You; that they also may be one in Us, that the world may believe that You sent Me.” John 17:20-21
More than the nutrition label, the actual ingredients matter. People may get more out of eating whole foods and less preservatives and salt.
Same with our hearts’ character.
“A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit.Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.Therefore by their fruits you will know them.” Jesus says in Matthew 7:18-20 (NKJV)
“Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment.” Jesus in John 7:24.
“But what did you go out to see? A man clothed in soft garments? Indeed those who are gorgeously appareled and live in luxury are in kings’ courts. But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I say to you, and more than a prophet,
“This is he of whom it is written: ‘Behold, I send My messenger before Your face, who will prepare Your way before You.’
“For I say to you, among those born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist; but he who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.” Luke 7:25-28
“She said to Him, ‘Yes, Lord, I believe that You are the Christ, the Son of God, who is to come into the world.” Martha to Jesus in John 11:27 (NKJV).
“For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part, but then I shall know just as I also am known.” Paul in 1 Corinthians 13:12.
“For in the time of trouble He shall hide me in His pavilion; in the secret place of His tabernacle He shall hide me… When You said, ‘Seek My face,’ my heart said to You, ‘Your face, Lord, I will seek.'” King David to Father God in Psalm 27:5,8
Our Sunday sermon touched on Jesus meeting with Martha and Mary and raising Lazarus from the grave. What moments of interaction with the Lord Jesus Christ! Many of us wonder would we know Jesus as Lord and Master if we were alive back then? But the whole thing now is to believe in our hearts totally without having seen Him.
Prayer For Children Father, I come before You in the name of Jesus, with a fervent prayer request on behalf of all children. I pray that they will come to understand your love for them. I pray that they will learn to trust you with their hearts, and lean not on their own understanding. May […]