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Chronological Bible Reading: 2 Kings 7-9; Luke 23:29-56 Chronological Bible Reading: 2 Kings 10-12; Luke 24:1-26 Chronological Bible Reading: 2 Kings 13-15; Luke 24:27-53
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John 15:19 If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not Mark 6:46 And when he had sent them away, he departed into a mountain to pray. Psa. 145:12 To make known to the sons of men his mighty acts, and the glorious
of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, majesty of his kingdom.
Great Lord and Master:
Holy Lord and Savior: The prayer life of Christ teaches me that in order to have blessing on Heavenly God:
Your grace has made the difference in my life! Will you not also make special times of prayer, I have to be abounding in continual prayer at other Give me revival, and let it be not from the teeth outward, but from the
__________ and __________ the special objects of your affection and the times. I am so ashamed for my spasmodic efforts at revival. Make my special heart outward. I long for it with my heart and soul and strength. Make it known.
personal recipients of your grace? Give me opportunitiesmore opportunities seasons of prayer the ordinary outgrowth of an already active life of prayer. It is by making known the gospel that men and women are given new life. It is by
to reach out to them with your love. But Holy Spirit, you must choose them Prayer is the vital sustenance of my spiritual life. No matter what else is your word being made known in my life that I am revived. Tell me the things my
before they can choose you. Give them a covenant-agreement through grace. missing, there has to be prayer. I meet others for prayer on Sunday, but help me understanding can grasp and my memory can retain. Give me a full and
Make them a party to the gospel, and adopt them into the whole family of God. keep-up prayer throughout the week. Lord, turn my every event into a convenient comprehensive view of the doctrines of grace. I use the argument of mercy:
Lord, you died to bring them to glory. Father, you promised to give time for a special season of prayer! Isa. 60:10 in my wrath I smote thee, but in my favour have I had mercy on thee.
everlasting life to all who believe in Jesus name. Now Holy Spirit, do your work You sent me into the world to accomplish the same mission you came into I do not appeal to merit, but mercy. I do not deserve it, but I claim it by
of drawing their souls, invisibly but impassionedly, to Jesus. the world to achieve. When you came, your mission included intercession. faith. O God, have mercy on my poor church and visit us, reviving us again.
When David danced before the ark, he told Michal that Gods choosing of Maybe I am my familys only priest, carrying them before the throne of Sin runs down our streets. We have a fringe of elegant conceit over things
him made him do it (2 Sam. 6:21). I likewise rejoice in your electing grace. My grace. The ungodly are deaf to your word and dumb to your Spirit, but why that are not politically correct, but behind it we have a mass of cancer. There is
soul leaps for joy that you have chosen me out of this world! should I be like them? The door of grace is always open. The veil was torn for not only the immorality of the street at night, but the dishonesty of the markets
You have chosen to bring me out of the world me, so I could pass through it in prayer. by day. Cheating and thieving take place on a grand scale. Little thieves are
You have chosen me from among the worldlings Since you constantly invite me to prayer, let me not refuse the privilege at punished while big robbers go untouched! This is a wicked city full of
You have chosen me to be different than the world any time during this day. Why should I refuse an opportunity angels envy to drunkenness and fornication and superstitious idolatry.
You have chosen me to be separate from the world have? I am part of the bride of Christ. I need to fall on my face and pray for the Rev. 3:8 I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man
You have chosen me to receive a different reward than the punishment strong lest they become proud, and pray for the weak lest they totally despair. can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my
the world deserves In a world full of idols of materialism, and the cruelties of lust, if I do not name.
Oh Lord, that you would also choose them! Choose my friends who are on depart into a mountain to pray, how will I live like Jesus? Help me retreat, in just that I have but little strength. I desire to keep your word. Refresh me! Restore
my heart. Choose my relatives who do not yet understand the gospel, and so do way, begging for revival in our church! It will be no wonder I see no blessing if I us to your power and let us yet be great in the land, for that way the lost will
not yet know Jesus. May they see his love in my love for them. Choose them and do not seek it in prayer. inquire, What then is God saying to me? May they be led to seek salvation
draw them, and empower me to bring the gospel to them for Jesus sake. Amen. Deny me not. Open your hand this week for Jesus blessed sake. Amen. because I have been revived! Revive your work for mercys sake today. Amen.
Chronological Bible Reading: 2 Kings 19-21; John 1:26-51 Chronological Bible Reading: 2 Kings 22-25; John 2
Chronological Bible Reading: 2 Kings 16-18, John 1:1-25
Deut. 31:8 And the LORD, he it is that doth go before thee; he will be with thee, he Psa. 27:1 The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is
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will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed. the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
Matt. 27:18-19 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto
Glorious Lord: God of Grace:
me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach
We are in the act of a great work and a great warfare as we get set for Camp You found me in the dark but did not leave me there. You are now my joy,
TAKE my life, and let it be consecrated, Lord, to Thee. and summer outreach. Let us use this verse to buckle-on our harness, because if comfort, guide, lover, and in every sense my light. You are light within and light
Take my moments and my days; let them flow in ceaseless praise. the Lord himself goes before us, we should surely be able to follow him. Who around; light reflected from me and light revealed to me. You dont just give
Take my hands, and let them move at the impulse of Thy love. can obstruct the progress of your Eternal Purpose if God is in our caravan? light; you are my light and my salvation. When I lay-hold on you in faith by this
Take my feet, and let them be swift and beautiful for Thee. Lord, we have many friends in the family of faith. We have many co- prayer, I have possession of all the promised blessings purchased by Christ.
laborers in the work, both here and abroad. Help all of us advance today in your I need not fear the powers of darkness, because your light destroys them. I
Take my voice, and let me sing always, only, for my King. will. Let none of us hesitate to go on to victory, which comes by following you. need not dread the damnation of hell, because your salvation shuts hells gates to
Take my lips, and let them be filled with messages from Thee. I thank you Lord, that you are not just for us; you are with us. That means me. My life derives all its strength from you, the author of strength. Be pleased to
Take my silver and my gold; not a mite would I withhold. you are above us to protect from attack by the prince and power of the air. It make me strong and never weakened by the Adversary.
Take my intellect, and use every power as Thou shalt choose. means you are beneath us to protect from being pulled down by despair. It means It is a good sign that the wicked hate me. That is better than their love. But
you surround us so there is not the possibility of unforeseen calamity, and it means sometimes the shadow of anticipated trouble is more powerful than the trouble
Take my will, and make it Thine; it shall be no longer mine. you are in our midst to support us against every adversary and adversity. itself. Give me the shield of faith today in spite of all my foes.
Take my heart, it is Thine own; it shall be Thy royal throne. Whoa! That should strengthen our arms, because you will not fail us. Help Psa. 27:4 One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may
Take my love, my Lord, I pour at Thy feet its treasure store. us dash forward boldly in what you want us to do, because from time into dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and
Take myself, and I will be ever, only, all for Thee. eternity you go before us and will not forsake us. Being before us and with us, to inquire in his temple.
you will never withdraw from us. Your help cannot fail, because it is rooted in Divided goals bring distraction; the man or woman of one pursuit is always
Frances R. Havergal, 1874 yourself. Help us according to our many needs today. Since you will not fail us, successful. Let all my loves become one affection, and let it be set on your
do not forsake us; we desperately need your presence. Sustain us until the shout! Eternal Purpose. David did not desire safety or rest, but to be one with the
Thank you Lord, for handling our fear and dispelling our dismay. Dismayed household of faith. Make me a home-born child this Sunday, at home with my
means to be beaten down by confusion and fear. But if you carry out the fight, Father when I am congregated with my brethren. I will gather with the saints to
we have no fear, and if we follow you we have no confusion. Yay! Give us the learn more about Jesus, so I can more fully obey God. I want to sit at Jesus feet
victory in Christ Jesus our Lord, and to the glory of his name. Amen. and give full attention to him. Help me do so by your Spirit this weekend. Amen.

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