After these things I heard a loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, saying, “Alleluia! Salvation and glory and honor and power belong to the Lord our God! (Revelation 19:1)
LORD, help us join that great throng of those who praise you and declare the salvation you have wrought.
For true and righteous are his judgments, because he has judged the great harlot who corrupted the earth with her fornication; and he has avenged on her the blood of his servants shed by her.” (Revelation 19:2)
Father, your judgments are true and righteous.
Again they said, “Alleluia! Her smoke rises up forever and ever!” (Revelation 19:3)
Alleluia, Jesus! You have won the victory over sin and death.
And the twenty-four elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God who sat on the throne, saying, “Amen! Alleluia!” (Revelation 19:4)
Holy Spirit, please help us let go of our pride and fall down and worship our God and father and his son Jesus.
Then a voice came from the throne, saying, “Praise our God, all you his servants and those who fear him, both small and great!” (Revelation 19:5)
Jesus, we praise you for all that you have done.
And I heard, as it were, the voice of a great multitude, as the sound of many waters and as the sound of mighty thunderings, saying, “Alleluia! For the Lord God Omnipotent reigns! (Revelation 19:6)
Holy Spirit, please help us hear those living waters and declare, “Alleluia! For the Lord God Omnipotent reigns!”
Let us be glad and rejoice and give him glory, for the marriage of the Lamb has come, and his wife has made herself ready.” (Revelation 19:7)
Jesus, we sing for joy now and we look forward to that day of greatest joy when we shall be glad and rejoice and sing in your presence forevermore.
“And to her it was granted to be arrayed in fine linen, clean and bright, for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints”. (Revelation 19:8 )
Father, clothe us in your righteousness.
Then he said to me, “Write: ‘Blessed are those who are called to the marriage supper of the Lamb!'” And he said to me, “These are the true sayings of God.” (Revelation 19:9)
Jesus, please help us come to that wedding feast and rejoice with you with a joy that will never fade away. Thank you.
A word received: Rejoice with me.
A word received: Turning to me (repentance) leads to joy.
You can get Repentance-The Joy Filled Life by Basilea Schlink as a used book on Amazon.com — some copies are under $5.00.
Sunday: 8, 84; Leviticus 8:1-13, 30-36; Hebrews 12:1-14; Luke 4:16-30
Monday: 64, 65; Leviticus 16:1-19; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; Matthew 6:1-6,16-18
Notes from the Front Line
Check out “In Christ Alone” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENtL_li4GbE&feature=related
Check out “Pachelbel’s canon in D Major” [very peaceful] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wpPk8qk3uQ&feature=fvw
***** Please pray that the living water of the Holy Spirit will flood the Diocesan Convention.