LIFe with God: January 27

Posted on January 27, 2012


Luke 21

Click here to read today’s passage on Bible Gateway


What did Jesus teach about giving in this passage? How will we know when the return of Christ is near? What are we to do in the meantime?


Do I give to God from my heart as He leads me? Am I prepared and watching for Christ’s return?


Dear Father, Help me to remember that you desire Your people to be givers, whether out of their wealth or out of their poverty. keep me from being wrapped up in the amount of the gift (whether my own or others’) and instead to focus on giving from a heart that is grateful to You, the Giver of all good things. May I be wise and vigilant as I observe the signs of the times, and keep me ever watchful and ready for the return of Christ! I ask this for Jesus’ sake and in His 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)

Spend some time praying for the following people and ministries.

  • Doug & Pam Patchin
  • Jared & Amanda Patchin (Alex, Luke)
  • Keith Rast
  • Andrea Rodriguez (Willie, Yulieta)


  • Boise Rescue Mission


  • That we will be people who are devoted to giving to the Lord’s work and to anyone who has a need.

Community: Pray for Outreach Ministries

  • God’s creative provision
  • For sound financial management and strategies
  • Salvation and spiritual growth for those to whom they minister
  • God’s anointing and leading for projects and programs
  • Volunteers and workers

In fact, all those who want to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted. – 2 Timothy 3:12 (HCSB)

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