Saturday April 19, 2014 “Wanted: Josephs”

Mark 15:43-44,46    Joseph of Arimathea, a prominent council member, who was himself waiting for the kingdom of God, coming and taking courage, went in to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. 44 Pilate marveled that He was already dead; and summoning the centurion, he asked him if He had been dead for some … Continue reading

Friday April 18, 2014 “Betrayal and Denial”

Mark 15:33-34 Now when the sixth hour had come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour. 34 And at the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?” which is translated, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?” Betrayal and denial are two … Continue reading

Thursday April 17, 2014 “Bringing the Kingdom”

Mark 11:7-10 Then they brought the colt to Jesus and threw their clothes on it, and He sat on it. 8 And many spread their clothes on the road, and others cut down leafy branches from the trees and spread them on the road. 9 Then those who went before and those who followed cried … Continue reading

Wednesday April 16, 2014 “Change their heart, Oh Lord”

Mark 11:4-6 So they went their way, and found the colt tied by the door outside on the street, and they loosed it. 5 But some of those who stood there said to them, “What are you doing, loosing the colt?” 6 And they spoke to them just as Jesus had commanded. So they let … Continue reading

Tuesday April 15, 2014 “Divine Persuasion”

Mark 11:3 “3 And if anyone says to you, ‘Why are you doing this?’ say, ‘The Lord has need of it,’ and immediately he will send it here.” Jesus had given the command that the disciples bring a colt to be used for God’s work. It was something the Lord needed: we don’t see God needing … Continue reading

Monday April 14, 2014 “Involved in Something Now”

Mark 11:2 “2 and He said to them, “Go into the village opposite you; and as soon as you have entered it you will find a colt tied, on which no one has sat. Loose it and bring it.” This week we will focus our prayers on the events of Holy Week (Palm Sunday through Easter). … Continue reading

Saturday April 12, 2014 “Wait and Be Strong”

Neh 6:9 9 For they all were trying to make us afraid, saying, “Their hands will be weakened in the work, and it will not be done.” Now therefore, O God, strengthen my hands. “Now therefore” – because of the present conditions – “strengthen my hands”. Nehemiah understood the need for the walls to completely … Continue reading

Sunday April 13, 2014 “Being in Step with God”

Mark 11:1-6 “Now when they drew near Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany, at the Mount of Olives, He sent two of His disciples; 2 and He said to them, “Go into the village opposite you; and as soon as you have entered it you will find a colt tied, on which no one has sat. Loose … Continue reading

Friday April 11, 2014 “Prayer for Power”

Neh. 6:8-9 Then I sent to him, saying, “No such things as you say are being done, but you invent them in your own heart.” 9 For they all were trying to make us afraid, saying, “Their hands will be weakened in the work, and it will not be done.” Now therefore, O God, strengthen … Continue reading

Thursday April 10, 2014 “Faithful Rebukees”

Neh 6:8-9 Then I sent to him, saying, “No such things as you say are being done, but you invent them in your own heart.” 9 For they all were trying to make us afraid, saying, “Their hands will be weakened in the work, and it will not be done.” Now therefore, O God, strengthen … Continue reading