There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called in one hope of your calling; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all. (Ephesians 4:4-6)
Father, thank you for coming into my life.
Holy Spirit, thank you for calling us to hope.
Jesus, thank you for making us a part of your body through faith and baptism.
And he himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ, (Ephesians 4:11-12)
Jesus, equip me to help build up your body.
This people I have formed for myself; they shall declare my praise. (Isaiah 43:21)
“Worthy is the Lamb who was slain to receive power and riches and wisdom, and strength and honor and glory and blessing!” (Revelation 5:12)
WORD: Come to me. Look to me for help.
WORD: When you hear my word, respond to it.
WORD: Come near to me and I will come near to you.
Monday: 25 * 9, 15; Isa. 44:6-8, 21-23; Eph. 4:1-16; Mark 3:7-19a
Tuesday: 26, 28 * 36, 39; Isa. 44:9-20; Eph. 4:17-32; Mark 3:19b-35
Notes from the Front Lines
***** Christ Church Schenectady Prayer Table Report, Saturday, January 17, 2015, 9:15 – 10:35 a.m. Carol MacNaughton and Torre Bissell on State St. and Dcn. Larry Hubert and Mark Pasko on Albany St.
+–indicates received a wooden cross made by Dennis Adams of North Carolina
w–indicates received warm winter clothing, e.g. hats, gloves, scarfs
199–“199 Promises of God”, a small paperback with encouraging quotes from the Bible
Donna (woman, regular) — Prayed for blessing on her and her family.
+ w Claudia (young woman) — Prayed for blessing and healing of famly wounds.
+ w 199 Bevery (woman) — “My niece Laura is sick.”
+ w 199 Ralph (alcoholic man) — He asked for prayer to stop drinking and to get his life together. With tears pouring down his cheeks he gave his life to Christ and accepted forgiveness of his sins.
+Taiquan (young man) — He asked prayer for good health. He was willing to invite Jesus into his heart but not ready to accept Jesus as Lord and Savior. [Jesus, the ball is now in your court.]
++ 199 Anthony (man) — He asked prayer for his girlfriend Marilyn who has an eating disorder.