Meditation/Betty’s Verse Of The Day/4-20-15
TO THIS YOU WERE
CALLED, BECAUSE CHRIST SUFFERED FOR YOU,
LEAVING YOU AN EXAMPLE, THAT YOU SHOULD
FOLLOW IN HIS FOOTSTEPS. ( 1 PETER 2:21 )
Precious Jesus we ask for you to hear our prayers this morning,Lord today we ask for your love to flow through us so others can see you in us, and they can see your faithfulness through all of your children, guide the works of our hands Lord and help us to be the people you want us to be, help us to also help others that are in need, protect our families and heal our sick, we love you Lord in Jesus name amen.
Meditation/Betty’s Verse Of The Day/1-2-15
7 Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. 8 Come near to God and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. 9 Grieve, mourn and wail. Change your laughter to mourning and your joy to gloom. 10 Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.
How can you come near to God? James gives five ways, (1) submit to God( (4:7) yield to his authority and will, commit your life to him and his control,and be willing to follow him. (2) Resist the devil don’t allow satan to entice and tempt you. (4:7). (3)Wash your hands..and purify your hearts(that is, lead a pure life) (4:8) , be cleaned from sin, replacing your desire to sin, replacing your desire to sin with your desire to experience God’s purity. (4) Grieve and mourn and wail in sincere sorrow for your sins (4:9) don’t be afraid to express deep heartfelt sorrow to what you have done. (5) Humble yourself before the Lord, and he will lift you up, (4:10); (1 Peter 5:6)…Love BettyB..Let’s Pray..
Precious Lord God, please hear us this morning. Lord, today we need to remember your word all day as we go on in our daily life, help us to resist the evil one and hear your voice strong in our hearts, Help us to replace our own desire to sin with our desire to experience your purity, This morning we turn our eyes upon you, deliver us this day and help us to just live for you and help others to see this in us, We love You Lord, In Jesus Name, Amen