40 Days of Prayer – Day 33

Read1 John 13:34-35 “… I give you a new commandment: love one another. Just as I have loved you, you must also love one another.” John 13:34 (HCSB) In the Upper Room, Jesus gave some final instructions to His apostles whom He would soon leave. He began that final conversation...

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 32

Read1 Corinthians 14:6-12 “Since you are zealous for spiritual gifts, seek to excel in building up the church.” 1 Corinthians 14:12 (HCSB) In these verses Paul is speaking to young Christians in Corinth. There is some desire to have certain spiritual gifts. Paul reminds the people here that spiritual gifts...

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 30

Read Hebrews 10:24-25 “And let us be concerned about one another in order to promote love and good works, not staying away from our worship meetings, as some habitually do, but encouraging each other, and all the more as you see the day drawing near.” Hebrews 10:24-25 (HCSB) The job...

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 29

Read 1 Corinthians 3:3-4 For whenever someone says, “I’m with Paul,” and another, “I’m with Apollos,” are you not unspiritual people? 1 Corinthians 3:4 (HCSB) How many church pastors have been compared to their predecessor with the comment, “Bro. so and so didn’t do it that way”? These comparisons are...

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 28

Read Psalm 133:1-3 “How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in harmony!” Psalm 133:1 (HCSB) There are not many things more discouraging, or distasteful, than a heated church business meeting over a trivial issue. At the moment, when tensions are high and voices are raised, no issue...

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 26

Read Matthew 6:33 “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be provided for you.” Matthew 6:33 (HCSB) A bank statement, a day planner, a church calendar, or a hospital stay often reveals our priorities. Misplaced priorities generally lead to hurt and confusion...

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