LIFe with God: July 23, 2013

Posted on July 23, 2013

Scripture

Hebrews 8

Click here to read today’s passage on Bible Gateway

Observation

What does God promise us under the New Covenant (10-12)?

Application

Am I dwelling and basking in the promises of God’s New Covenant with me?

Prayer

Pray today’s Scripture back to God:
Dear Father God, I thank You and praise You that Jesus has now obtained a superior ministry, and to that degree He is the mediator of a better covenant, which has been legally enacted on better promises. Thank You for making this New Covenant, and for promising to put Your laws into my mind and write them on my heart. Thank You that You are my God, and I am one of Your people. Most especially, thank You that You are merciful to my wrongdoing, and will never again remember my sins! Thank you, Father, in the Name of Jesus, 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)

Spend some time praying for the following people and ministries:

  • Gil & Lois Estes
  • Gary Friend
  • Scott & Kristi Guinn (Josiah)
  • Mike & Jamie Haberkorn (Hannah, Sean)
  • Deborah Halkola

Missionaries:

  • J & G Simon, missionaries to Austria

CLF:

  • Ask that we would be a church that is devoted to true fellowship: Pray that we would be encouraged from being united with Christ, comforted by His love, bonded with His Spirit, tender and compassionate with one another. Pray that we would be like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and purpose. Ask that we would do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider one another better than ourselves, looking not only to our own interests, but also to the interests of each other. Pray that we would all have the same attitude as that of Christ Jesus.

Community: Pray for Ontario…

  • That city leaders would submit to God
  • That people can find and keep gainful employment
  • For sound financial management by city officials
  • Salvation for unbelievers
  • For the mayor, city council members, and public works officials

MEMORY VERSE OF THE WEEK:
The Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment – 2 Peter 2:9 (HCSB)

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