And when He got into the boat, he who had been demon-possessed begged Him that he might be with Him. (Mark 5:18 )
To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven: a time to be with Jesus and a time to go forth as one who follows Jesus. (See Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 )
However, Jesus did not permit him, but said to him, “Go home to your friends, and tell them what great things the Lord has done for you, and how He has had compassion on you.” (Mark 5:19)
Father, the harvest fields are all around us; send laborers into them. Here am I, send me.
And he departed and began to proclaim in Decapolis all that Jesus had done for him; and all marveled. (Mark 5:20)
Holy Spirit, plese help me to proclaim all that Jesus has done for me. Thank you.
A word received: See my care for you.
Saturday: 75, 76 * 23, 27; Gen. 43:16-34: 1 Cor. 7:10-24: Mark 5:1-20
Sunday: 93, 96 * 34; Gen. 44:1-17: Rom. 8:1-10: John 5:25-29
Third Sunday in Lent: 95 or 95:6-11; Exodus 17:1-7; Romans 5:1-11; John 4:5-26(27-38 )39-42
Notes from the Front Line
***** Christ Church Schenectady Prayer Table Report, Saturday, March 22, 2014, 9:20 – 10:30 a.m. Louise Popa, David Haig, and Torre Bissell on State St. It was very cold and windy.
+–indicates received a wooden cross made by Dennis Adams of North Carolina
199–“199 Promises of God”, a small paperback with encouraging quotes from the Bible
Steve (regular) — His business is finally getting started.
++Jason (regular) — We prayed for a good apartment for him, a good job, and sobriety. He took an extra cross for Lisa who used to live across the street with him.
Stephen (young man, regular) — He prayed for the healing of Torre’s back and Torre prayed for him.
+ 199 Thomas (man) — He gave his life to Jesus and accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior. We urged him to make following Jesus the focus of his life.
Steve (man) — He asked prayer that he would stay away from drugs and alcohol. We prayed for the Holy Spirit to help him. He said he prays for the power of the Holy Spirit to help him every morning. He already had a cross and a “199”.
+ 199 Vernnita (young woman) — She asked prayer for encouragement.
+ 199 Lucas (man) — He asked prayer that he would be reunited with his wife and children. They are currently separated because of his alcoholism. He confessed his sins and accepted God’s forgiveness. He wants to walk with Jesus.
José (man) — He stopped and blessed us.
Tom (man) — He asked prayer for God’s provision while he waits for his Social Security checks to start.
+ 199 Caroline (woman) — She asked prayer for her brother Gerald.
++ 199 Anna (woman) — Her boyfriend John has problems with his arm. We prayed for healing.
199 Charity (woman) — She asked for a blessing.