Saturday, August 31, 2013

Day 255




...to love the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways, to keep His commandments, to hold fast to Him, and to serve Him with all your heart and with all your soul.
Joshua 22:5




Lord Jesus,

From the moment of our birth to the moment of our death, the only one who is with us through it all is You. Everyone else is with us for a season.

No matter what the circumstances of Pastor Robert's life, I pray he feels You with him, and knows he is never alone. In the end, it's just You and him. In the end, it's just You and each one of us.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen



Friday, August 30, 2013

Day 254





For He says:“In an acceptable time I have heard you, and in the day of salvation I have helped you.” Behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.
2 Corinthians 6:2









Lord Jesus,

You are alive in Pastor Robert. We are always waiting for the promises of the future, but now is the day of salvation. Now is the day of Your favor in Pastor Robert's life. 

Teach him to dance again, the dance of life, on Your great dance floor.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen



Thursday, August 29, 2013

Day 253




But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him.
John 4:23



Lord Jesus,

My prayer is for You to bring Pastor Robert to the very heart of worship. Open his ears to music such as he's never heard before, and serenade his soul.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen



Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Day 252






Ointment and perfume delight the heart,
And the sweetness of a man’s friend gives delight by hearty counsel.

Proverbs 27:9




Lord Jesus,

Give Pastor Robert the gift of blessed friendship and hearty counsel. Surround him with Godly men and women who will both encourage and inspire him in his walk with You.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen



Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Day 251





Yes, we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves but in God who raises the dead, who delivered us from so great a death, and does deliver us; in whom we trust that He will still deliver us...

2 Corinthians 1:9-10




Lord Jesus,

You have not forgotten us. You have not forgotten Pastor Robert. Someday he will be delivered from his earthly woes. Someday You will deliver us all. Please sustain us until that day.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen



Monday, August 26, 2013

Day 250




Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,  for they shall be filled.
- Matthew 5:6










Lord Jesus,

Fill Pastor Robert with Your righteousness because he hungers and thirsts for You. Bless him, Lord.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen





Sunday, August 25, 2013

Day 249





Blessed be God, who has not turned away my prayer, nor His mercy from me!
Psalm 66:20














Lord Jesus,

My prayer is for Pastor Robert to put his heart in Your hands. Let him know that You have not turned away from his prayers. Show him that Your mercy is still with him.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen




Saturday, August 24, 2013

Day 248






Rejoice the soul of Your servant, for to You, O Lord, I lift up my soul.
Psalm 86:4














Lord Jesus,

Rejoice the soul of Your servant, Pastor Robert Furrow. Breathe new life into him, and clothe him in the joy of Your presence.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen




Friday, August 23, 2013

Day 247




For the mountains shall depart and the hills be removed, but My kindness shall not depart from you, nor shall My covenant of peace be removed, says the Lord, who has mercy on you.
Isaiah 54:10




Lord Jesus,

Please heal the heart of Pastor Robert through Your mercy and love. Let Your kindness never depart from him.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen






Thursday, August 22, 2013

Day 246




The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, To all who call upon Him in truth.
Psalm 145:18





Lord Jesus,

Bring Pastor Robert closer to You now than he's ever been before. May he bask in the light of Your presence and enjoy a sacred fellowship with You.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen



Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Day 245




You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in Your bottle. You have recorded each one in Your book.
Psalm 56:8







Lord Jesus,

You take the broken pieces of our lives and shape them into something new and beautiful. You are the only One who knows how to put us back together.

Please be there for Pastor Robert, and make whole what has been broken.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen




Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Day 244




Oh, continue Your lovingkindness to those who know You, And Your righteousness to the upright in heart.
Psalm 36:10



Lord Jesus,

Please bless Pastor Robert with Your loving kindness and Your righteousness. Light up his life with Your love.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen





Monday, August 19, 2013

Day 243




Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 15:58




Lord Jesus,

Please show Pastor Robert that his labor is not in vain. Let him see how greatly You have multiplied his mercy. Help him to never look away.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen








Sunday, August 18, 2013

Day 242





So when this corruptible has put on incorruption, and this mortal has put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written: “Death is swallowed up in victory.”

1 Corinthians 15:54





Lord Jesus,

The grass is so much greener in Heaven than it is here. When we emerge from our earthly chrysalis, we fly up to Heaven like exotic butterflies. I'm sure Lisa is one of the most colorful and beautiful.

I lift up Pastor Robert to You, along with the rest of us earthly caterpillars. Please give him the gifts of victory over death, and his grief, swallowed up in joy.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen





Saturday, August 17, 2013

Day 241





For with You is the fountain of life;
In Your light we see light.


Psalm 36:9






Lord Jesus,

Help Pastor Robert to see light in Your light. Bring him brighter days. Bring them to all of us.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen






Friday, August 16, 2013

Day 240




But from there you will seek the Lord your God, and you will find Him if you seek Him with all your heart and with all your soul.

Deuteronomy 4:29





Lord Jesus,

With all his heart and all his soul, I pray that Pastor Robert seeks You every day of his life. May he find You in ways that he never expected.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen





Thursday, August 15, 2013

Day 239





And our hope for you is steadfast, because we know that as you are partakers of the sufferings, so also you will partake of the consolation.
2 Corinthians 1:7


Lord Jesus,

In the midst of our worst suffering, Your love for us goes on. Please show Pastor Robert that he is not alone; that as much as he has suffered, he shall be consoled.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen



Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Day 238






And Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst.

John 6:35











Lord Jesus,

You are the One Who fills all our needs. Please be the bread of life for Pastor Robert's hungry soul. Please be the living water to satisfy the thirst of his heart.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen



Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Day 237




So the ransomed of the Lord shall return,
And come to Zion with singing,
With everlasting joy on their heads.
They shall obtain joy and gladness;
Sorrow and sighing shall flee away.
Isaiah 51:11


Lord Jesus,

I lift up Pastor Robert to You. Please give him patience to wait for the day when his sorrow shall flee away, and You will anoint his head with everlasting joy.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen





Monday, August 12, 2013

Day 236





Unless Your law had been my delight,
I would then have perished in my affliction.


Psalm 119:92









Lord Jesus,

Without You, it is frightening to think where we would be now. Thank you for sustaining us through our darkest days, and rejoicing with us when they are over.
Please continue to uphold Pastor Robert through the shadows of his grief.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen






Sunday, August 11, 2013

Day 235





But I do not want you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those who have fallen asleep, lest you sorrow as others who have no hope.

1 Thessalonians 4:13




Lord Jesus,

Help Pastor Robert to hope again. Give him the gift of blessed expectation. May the truth set him free.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen




Saturday, August 10, 2013

Day 234





I will walk among you and be your God, and you shall be My people.

Leviticus 26:12

















Lord Jesus, 

You walk among the moments of Pastor Robert's life. You are his, and he is forever Yours. Keep him in Your glorious grace.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen






Friday, August 9, 2013

Day 233




“I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.

John 15:5




Lord Jesus,

Without You, we are nothing but dust. Please be Pastor Robert's vine, upon which his many fruits will continue to grow. Nourish him with the light of the Son, and refresh him with the rains of Your living water.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen



Thursday, August 8, 2013

Day 232






A merry heart makes a cheerful countenance,
But by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.


Proverbs 15:13












Lord Jesus,

Please fill Pastor Robert's heart with smiles and heal his broken spirit. Give him a merry heart, Lord, regardless of the circumstances around him.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen


Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Day 231







Rejoice always....
1 Thessalonians 5:16





Lord Jesus,

No matter what is happening in our lives, help us to rejoice in the gift of our salvation. Today I pray for Pastor Robert to find joy in his relationship with You.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus, 
Amen


Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Day 230




Then Jacob tore his clothes, put sackcloth on his waist, and mourned for his son many days. And all his sons and all his daughters arose to comfort him; but he refused to be comforted, and he said, “For I shall go down into the grave to my son in mourning.” Thus his father wept for him.

-Genesis 37:34-35




Lord Jesus,

Please have mercy on Pastor Robert. No one can truly comfort him but You. When all is said and done, it's just You and him.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus, 
Amen







Monday, August 5, 2013

Day 229




Teach me to do Your will,
For You are my God;
Your Spirit is good.
Lead me in the land of uprightness.

-Psalm 143:10


Lord Jesus,

Please lead Pastor Robert in the way You have marked out for him. Teach him Your will for his life. Be his shepherd.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen




Sunday, August 4, 2013

Day 228




Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
James 1:12



Lord Jesus,

True love is loving You even when times are terrible, our hearts are broken, and the well of our tears is deep. 

"Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial..." 

I lift up Pastor Robert to You today with one request...let him persevere.

I ask this in Your name, Jesus,
Amen