“Lift up your heads, O you gates! And be lifted up, you everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord strong and mighty, The Lord mighty in battle.Lift up your heads, O you gates! Lift up, you everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord of hosts, He is the King of glory. Selah”
I’m not gonna worship money, I’m gonna worship You, my God and King!
“You are my King and my God,who decrees victories for Jacob.”
Psalm 44:4 (NIV)
“And after eight days His disciples were again inside, and Thomas with them. Jesus came, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said,‘Peace to you!’27 Then He said to Thomas, ‘Reach your finger here, and look at My hands; andreach your hand here, and put it into My side. Do not beunbelieving, but believing.’ And Thomas answered and said to Him, “My Lord and my God!” John 20:26-28
“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)
A friend walked up to me, “Are you going to call?” She said before she left the house, “the Lord told me to agree with you in prayer.” Because she obeyed God, I received the answer I was praying for. Thank You, Jesus!
Corrie ten Boom says, “love and obedience” in Not I, But Christ.
“But Samuel replied: “Does the LORD delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the LORD? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams.” 1 Samuel 15:22 (NIV)
“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.” Jesus in Matt 7:7
Praying in the park one morning for God’s thoughts and words to be my thoughts and words, this prayer plaque literally fell out of a nearby pine tree! Face down, complete with pine sap, only 3 squirrels jumping & running were present.
Lord Jesus, release Your faith to us, so that we don’t hold back in trusting You for everything.
Reinhold Niebuhr is known to have been the author as early as 1934 (Wikipedia).
Loving Father, give us 20 / 20 vision as that year approaches. You give true meaning because all life is Yours, all time is Yours. I trust You. So many other voices claiming to be right (Mark 4:18-19). I delight in Your way. Your way is Peace.
“But those things, which God before had shewed by the mouth of all His prophets, that Christ should suffer, he Hath so fulfilled,” Acts 3:18.
“But Stephen, full of the Holy Spirit, looked up to heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God.“Look,” he said, “I see heaven open and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God.” Acts 7:55-56.
“[Peter] He became hungry and wanted something to eat, and while the meal was being prepared, he fell into a trance.He saw heaven opened and something like a large sheet being let down to earth by its four corners.It contained all kinds of four-footed animals, as well as reptiles and birds.” Acts 10:10-12 (NIV).
1 Chronicles 21:16, “And David lifted up his eyes, and saw the angel of the LORD stand between the earth and the heaven, having a drawn sword in his hand stretched out over Jerusalem. Then David and the elders of Israel, who were clothed in sackcloth, fell upon their faces.”
Revelation 19:11, “And I saw heaven opened…”
Revelation 22:1, “And he showed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb.”
“For ‘who has known the mind of the Lord that he may instruct Him?’ But we have the mind of Christ.” 1 Corinthians 2:16
“I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.” Psalm 32:8 (NIV)
Oh Lord, let us not soften our minds with drugs & alcohol, pacified with lies. Give us Your truth, Peace, hope, space, and timing. Don’t let us dull our minds, cowering from life, but give us brave hearts, clear thinking, strong trust in You, Lord God.
You are “the Way,
the Life!” (John 14:6)
“Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel:
‘I am the LORD your God, who teaches you to profit, who leads you by the way you should go.’ “
“And in all matters of wisdom and understanding about which the king examined them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and astrologers who were in all his realm.” Daniel 1:20