Friday September 20, 2013 “Can’t Do It Without the Lord”

1 Kings 3: 7-8 “7 Now, O Lord my God, You have made Your servant king instead of my father David, but I am a little child; I do not know how to go out or come in. 8 And Your servant is in the midst of Your people whom You have chosen, a great people, too numerous to be numbered or counted.  “I don’t know … Continue reading

Thursday September 19, 2013 “A Wise Request”

In 1 Kings 3:5 God invites Solomon to “Ask! What shall I give you?”  The King made the right request in verse 9 “Give me an understanding heart to judge Thy people, that I may discern between good and bad.”  Solomon knew that if he would govern the people in righteousness that it would make … Continue reading

Wednesday September 18, 2013 “Remember Who it is You’re Asking”

In 1 Kings 3:5 God said to Solomon, “Ask! What shall I give you?”  Think of the One talking to Solomon.  He is the God who fills eternity, the Creator of all.  He is Holy and His nature is love.  Making the offer, God lays the wealth and the character of His Kingdom at Solomon’s … Continue reading

Tuesday September 17. 2013 Prayers of Comfort

Please be in prayer that God comfort the families of those who lost their lives at the Naval Yard yesterday and bring healing to the injured. For many years our nation was spared such catastrophe.  It seems a hedge of protection has been breached.  Pray that the heart of America turn back to God so … Continue reading

Tuesday September 17, 2013 “Sacrifice in Prayer”

King Solomon had been to Gibeon where he witnessed a thousand animals being sacrificed to God.  His mind and heart would be filled with thoughts of God’s holiness, the horribleness of sin (because of the required sacrifice), and the great cost of the atonement provided.  This opened Solomon to new possibilities. In this context Solomon … Continue reading

Monday September 16, 2013 “Prayers and Love”

1 Kings 3:3-5 “3 And Solomon loved the Lord, walking in the statutes of his father David, except that he sacrificed and burned incense at the high places.  4 Now the king went to Gibeon to sacrifice there, for that was the great high place: Solomon offered a thousand burnt offerings on that altar. 5 At Gibeon the … Continue reading

Saturday September 14, 2013 “Settled”

Psalm 119:89-96 “89 Forever, O Lord, Your word is settled in heaven.  90 Your faithfulness endures to all generations; You established the earth, and it abides. 91 They continue this day according to Your ordinances, For all are Your servants.  92 Unless Your law had been my delight, I would then have perished in my affliction. 93 I will never … Continue reading

Sunday September 15, 2013 “What Do You See?”

Tonight pray for the 3 Prayer Focuses listed below for at least 15 minutes between 6-9pm (any time zone).  Our prayers of agreement will have a powerful affect. In Jeremiah 1:3 God asks the prophet “What do you see?”  God’s view of what is going on in the nation must be shared by those who … Continue reading

Friday September 13, 2013 “Pardon Because of Mercy”

When God’s children Israel refused to enter the Land of Promise due to unbelief shortly after leaving Egyptian slavery, Moses interceded for the people. Numbers 14:19 “19 Pardon the iniquity of this people, I pray, according to the greatness of Your mercy, just as You have forgiven this people, from Egypt even until now.” We have … Continue reading

Thursday September 12, 2013 “Give Thanks!”

Psalm 124:1-8   “If it had not been the Lord who was on our side,”  Let Israel now say – 2 “If it had not been the Lord who was on our side, When men rose up against us, 3 Then they would have swallowed us alive, When their wrath was kindled against us; 4 Then the waters would … Continue reading