Monday, December 3, 2007

From Beholding To Becoming

Our church is having a 24 hour weekend of prayer on the 15th and 16th. Mitch and I both signed up for our hour on the 15th. Being in the prayer room at church is always a great experience! If you have special activities like this at your church, we encourage you to get involved! It helps keep the holidays in perspective….it gets us to think about what and, more importantly, WHO we are celebrating!

Also, our church has issued a special prayer calendar for December - in honor of Christmas. So, I thought I would share the prayer calendar with everyone. It's just a short verse and thought for each day. I was going to post a blog each day, but I decided to do it week by week instead. So, here is this week's. I hope you use it and enjoy it. With all the “busyness“ of the holidays, SURELY we can all take a little time to at least pause, pray, and reflect on at least ONE verse a day! Remember, it‘s all about HIM!

Sunday, December 2, 2007

And we, who with unveiled faces all reflect the Lord's glory, are being transformed into his likeness with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit. - 2 Corinthians 3:18

Holy Spirit reveal Jesus to us that we might become like Him.

Monday, December 3, 2007

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. - Hebrews 12:1-2

What needs removed in your life to behold Jesus?

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints, and his incomparably great power for us who believe. That power is like the working of his mighty strength, - Ephesians 1:18-19

Ask for the eyes of your heart to be opened to behold the Hope of the season.

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.- 2 Corinthians 4:18

Seek to behold the unseen eternal this Christmas.

Thursday, December 6, 2007

Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me. - Revelation 3:20

Invite Jesus as your honored guest in your season festivities.

Friday, December 7, 2007

How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. - 1 John 3:1

Behold the wonder of being a child of God and give thanks.

Saturday, December 8, 2007

Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when he appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is. - 1 John 3:2

Imagine your new self.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

really appreciate YOU -- thanks a lot!