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Power of Prayer

They forgot God their Savior, Who had done great things in Egypt, Wonders in the land of Ham And awesome things by the Red Sea. Therefore He said that He would destroy them, Had not Moses His chosen one stood in the breach before Him, To turn away His wrath from destroying them.
Psalms 106:21‭-‬23 NASB

See Exodus 32:11-14 and Deuteronomy 9:25-29

🌹On account of Your great name Lord God, because you have been pleased to make make us Your people, You will not abandon us. For this we are forever grateful to You.
Lord, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against You by ceasing to pray for Your people. Burden my heart to pray that they be instructed in the good and right way.
Lord, I fear and serve You in truth with all my heart for I consider what great things You have done for me. Keep me from doing wicked things so I will not be swept away. All to Your glory Lord God. Amen.
1 Samuel 12:22‭-‬25 NASB

Continually Seeking Him, 

Sharon 

Shine

Since that time no prophet has risen in Israel like Moses, whom the Lord knew face to face,
Deuteronomy 34:10 NASB

Thus the Lord used to speak to Moses face to face, just as a man speaks to his friend.
Exodus 33:11a NASB

It came about when Moses was coming down from Mount Sinai (and the two tablets of the testimony were in Moses’ hand as he was coming down from the mountain), that Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone because of his speaking with Him.

So when Aaron and all the sons of Israel saw Moses, behold, the skin of his face shone, and they were afraid to come near him. the sons of Israel would see the face of Moses, that the skin of Moses’ face shone. So Moses would replace the veil over his face until he went in to speak with Him.
Exodus 34:29‭-‬30‭, ‬35 NASB

For God, who said, “Light shall shine out of darkness,” is the One who has shone in our hearts to give the Light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.
2 Corinthians 4:6 NASB

Does your light shine in the darkness?
Does Jesus shine in your heart from having  spent time with Him? Does your heart give the Light of knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus so others see?

🌹Time spent in prayer and reading the Bible, God’s Holy Word, is never wasted.

God, shine Your Light in and through me that others may see Your glory and come to the knowledge of You. Amen.

Continually Seeking Him, 

Sharon 

Depredation

Pilate then took Jesus and scourged Him. And the soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on His head, and put a purple robe on Him; and they began to come up to Him and say, “Hail, King of the Jews!” and to give Him slaps in the face.
John 19:1‭-‬3 NASB

They kept beating His head with a reed (or staff made of a reed), and spitting on Him, and kneeling and bowing before Him.
Mark 15:19 NASB

and they knelt down before Him and mocked Him, saying, “Hail, King of the Jews!” They spat on Him, and took the reed and began to beat Him on the head.
Matthew 27:29‭b-‬30 NASB

Prayer:
Jesus, You said, “You would have no authority over Me, unless it had been given you from above;”. Those who scourged, mocked and beat you could only do so with the Father’s permission. You were scourged, mocked, beaten for me. How can I thank You Jesus for taking the punishment that I deserve?
How can I thank you Father for loving me so much that You gave Your only begotten Son to die and give eternal life to not only me but to whomever believes in Him? This beautiful imperishable gift of eternal life to whoever believes.
God, You did not send Your Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through Him. We who believe in Jesus are not judged. Those who do not believe have been judged already, because they have not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
God walk with me in my salvation that I will be a light to those who are in darkness. Open my mouth to share what Jesus did for me and the joy of knowing I am walking free without judgement because I am clothed in the righteousness of Jesus my Savior, my Lord, my God.  Amen.
John 19:11 NASB/John 3:16‭-‬18 NASB

Continually Seeking Him, 

Sharon 

Focus on God

Through prayer our focus turns to God.

Focused
Observant
Centered
Unified
Strengthened
     
Guided
Obedient
Delivered

“Because he has loved Me, therefore I will deliver him; I will set him securely on high, because he has known My name. He will call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him.
Psalms 91:14‭-‬15 NASB

🌹God of grace who hears me when I call, my desire is to focus on You, my Deliverer. I long to be centered in Your will and be obedient to that will. As I  seek Your will open my eyes to see Your work and guide me in that work that I may bring You glory. Strengthen me for your work and unify me to other believers through prayer to seek Your kingdom first.
In Jesus name and for Your glory. amen.

Continually Seeking Him, 

Sharon 

Eye of The Lord

The Lord looks from heaven; He sees all the sons of men;
From His dwelling place He looks out On all the inhabitants of the earth,
Psalms 33:13-14
For He looks to the ends of the earth And sees everything under the heavens.
Job 28:24 NASB

Behold, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear Him, On those who hope (wait) for His lovingkindness,
To deliver their soul from death And to keep them alive in famine.
Psalms 33:18-19 NASB
The Lord favors those who fear Him, Those who wait for His lovingkindness.
Psalms 147:11 NASB
The eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous And His ears are open to their cry.
Psalms 34:15 NASB
For the eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous, And His ears attend to their prayer, But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”
1 Peter 3:12 NASB

🌹Jesus, (For) You have delivered my soul from death, Indeed my feet from stumbling, So that I may walk before God In the light of the living.
Psalms 56:13 NASB

Lord God, You have heard my cry, my prayer, as I wait in hope for Your lovingkindness that has delivered my soul from death. Cover me in Your righteousness that I may walk before You in the light of the living and receive Your favor.  Amen

Continually Seeking Him, 

Sharon 

Pray Salvation For All

First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
1 Timothy 2:1, 3‭-‬4‭ NASB

Do I have any pleasure in the death of the wicked,” declares the Lord God, “rather than that he should turn from his ways and live?
For I have no pleasure in the death of anyone who dies,” declares the Lord God. “Therefore, repent and live.”
Ezekiel 18:23,32 NASB

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,
Titus 2:11 NASB

For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through Him.
John 3:17 NASB

For it is for this we labor and strive, because we have fixed our hope on the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of believers.
1 Timothy 4:10 NASB

Let us labor and strive on behalf of our Savior for the salvation of all peoples.

🌹Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and dissension.
1 Timothy 2:8 NASB

Continually Seeking Him,

Sharon

Thank You God For Other Believers

First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, because your faith is being proclaimed throughout the whole world.
Romans 1:8 NASB
I thank my God always concerning you for the grace of God which was given you in Christ Jesus,
1 Corinthians 1:4 NASB
We give thanks to God always for all of you, making mention of you in our prayers;
1 Thessalonians 1:2 NASB

🌹What a blessing God had given us in the family of God. By our faith, together we share the gospel throughout the world from our hometowns to the remotest parts of the world.
Thank You God for showing us grace that we in turn can extend grace to one another. We thank You God for the family and we lift one another up to You in prayer.

Continually Seeking Him,

Sharon

2 “P”s and 5 “R”s

To whom shall I speak and give warning That they may hear? Behold, their ears are closed And they cannot listen. Behold, the word of the Lord has become a reproach to them; They have no delight in it. Thus says the Lord, “Stand by the ways and see and ask for the ancient paths, Where the good way is, and walk in it; And you will find rest for your souls. But they said, ‘We will not walk in it.’ Hear, O earth: behold, I am bringing disaster on this people, The fruit of their plans, Because they have not listened to My words, And as for My law, they have rejected it also.
Jeremiah 6:10‭, ‬16‭, ‬19 NASB

🌹The Book of Jeremiah is playing out right before our eyes today. Action needed: Prayer. Proclaim the gospel. Return. Repent. Reconcile. Revival. Rejoice. 

Continually Seeking Him, 


Sharon 

Reconnecting Day 4

A Father of a demon possessed child approaches Jesus and says, “But if you can do anything, take pity on us and help us!:

And Jesus said to him, “ ‘If You can?’ All things are possible to him who believes.”
Mark 9:23 NASB

And He said to them, “This kind cannot come out by anything but prayer.”
Mark 9:29 NASB

. . . “Because of the littleness of your faith; for truly I say to you, if you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible to you.
Matthew 17:20 NASB

Do I believe God can. . . . . .?
When I pray, do I believe in the power of God to save? To save my loved ones?
Do I pray consistently for their salvation, believing that the Almighty saving God can save them?
Do I tend to look to myself wondering, “Am I doing enough – sharing, living, pouring out Jesus before them?”  This is where I need to refocus.
It is not I who saves, but God who does. God can and will use me but their salvation does not depend on me.
I choose to pray in the power of the living God, walk in His saving power, and believe He has the power to save!! In that is freedom!

🌹It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery.
Galatians 5:1 NASB

Continually Seeking Him,

Sharon