LIFe with God: December 19

Posted on December 19, 2011


Psalm 41

Click here to read today’s passage on Bible Gateway


How will those who care for the poor be rewarded?


Do I look the other way when I see someone in need? Or do I watch for opportunities to help?


Pray today’s Scripture back to God:
Dear Father God, Remind me of Your statement that whatever I do for “the least of these,” I do for you. I know that true happiness is more than just a fickle emotion. I ask that I would be faithful to care for the poor, and I ask that You would make me happy as I obey you in this regard and save me in the day of adversity. May You, Lord, be praised from everlasting to everlasting. Amen and 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:

  • Mike Daniels
  • Theresa Daniels
  • Travis & Hali Davidson (Andrew)
  • Brian & Eileen Davis


  • Tim & Miranda Penn (Samid, Sarah), missionaries to Albania


  • That Christian Life Fellowship would be a church that is devoted to the Word of God, and that we would be doers of it and not just hearers; that we would study the Word and so always be prepared to give everyone an answer–in season and out of season–and be approved workers who do not need to be ashamed, able to accurately understand and explain it.

Community: Pray for Meridian

  • 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

For a child will be born for us, a son will be given to us, and the government will be on His shoulders. He will be named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace. – Isaiah 9:6 (HCSB)

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