LIFe with God: November 10-11, 2012

Posted on November 10, 2012

Scripture

Psalm 112

Click here to read today’s passage on Bible Gateway

Observation

What is the source of true happiness (1)? Why is the truly happy person unafraid (6-8)?

Application

Do I fear God and take delight in his word? Am I easily shaken? Am I confident and unafraid, trusting in God?

Prayer

Pray today’s Scripture back to God:

Dear Father in Heaven, Give me a heart that fears You and takes delight in Your word. Help me to walk in Your way, that I might have Your blessing. Give me a stout faith that will not be shaken or fear bad news, and a heart that is confident, trusting completely in You. Help me to live in righteousness, and to give generously. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Pray to BLESS!

One good way to pray for people is to use the acronym BLESS to pray for God’s blessing on every area of their lives:

  • B – BODY (physical health)
  • L – Labor (their job or school)
  • E – Emotions (emotional health as well as guarding against letting emotions rule)
  • S – Social (relationships with family, friends, co-workers, neighbors, church, etc)
  • S – Spiritual (remaining true to God and growing in Him)

SATURDAY

Spend some time praying for the following people and ministries.

  • Keith Rast
  • Chris & DeAnn Smith (Sasha, Noah, Gavin, Natalie)
  • James Williams
  • Danielle Youngblood (Kayla, Kendra)

Ministry:

  • Chapel Mission India

Operation Christmas Child:

  • Pray for God to provide the wisdom, resources, and volunteers needed to oversee this expanding global outreach to children.

CLF:

  • That we would be devoted to thanksgiving and praise to our Lord–for what He has done, for what He is doing, for what He will do, and for who He is–in good times and bad.

Community: Pray for the elderly…

  • That they will be treated respectfully
  • That they will not dwell on mistakes and regret
  • That God will provide for their health and finances
  • That God will protect them from those who would try to harm them
  • Salvation for unbelievers
  • Any broken family relationships restored before they pass on

SUNDAY

  • Jenn Austring
  • Amy Brueggemann
  • Debbie Brueggemann
  • Chris Carlton

Ministry:

  • Provenance

Operation Christmas Child:

  • Pray for the collection and processing of shoe boxes as we anticipate reaching a milestone this year–sharing the love of Jesus Christ with over 100 million children since the start of this project in 1993.

CLF:

  • That we will be devoted to evangelism and growth; that the Lord will add to our numbers those who are being saved.

Community: Pray for your neighbors…

  • That God would provide opportunities for you to minister to them
  • That unbelievers would receive Christ as Savior and Lord
  • For their marriages / family relationships
  • For their finances / employment
  • Any specific needs of which you’re aware

MEMORY VERSE OF THE WEEK:
For we were all baptized by one Spirit into one body–whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves or free–and we were all made to drink of one Spirit. – 1 Corinthians 12:13 (HCSB)

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