A Prayer Prompted by Matthew 25

Heavenly Father,

The church has been waiting for Christ’s return for what seems like a long time. Help our faith to be genuine and our attitude to remain watchful so that we will be ready when he finally arrives.

Help us also to be busy about our Master’s business. You have given us resources and abilities that you expect us to use for you. Help us not to fear or get lazy, but rather to use what you have given us for your glory.

We also realize that the consequences of Christ’s judgment are eternal. We ask you to forgive us that we might inherit the kingdom that you have prepared for us from the foundation of the world.

We pray for all of those we know that are lost, that they might be saved, and in that way avoid the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.

While we are waiting for Jesus and working for you, help us to be a blessing to the poor, the needy, the foreigner, the sick and those who are in prison.

Help us to be a blessing to any and all that need our help, starting with our brothers and sisters in Christ, but not stopping with only them.

And help us to keep doing this until Jesus comes.

In Christ’s name,

Amen.

 

 

Central Streaming: Training a Prophet

jeremiah

The only way to know God more fully is to obey what we have discerned, then we shall know something more.
– Oswald Chambers (1874 – 1917),
YMCA Chaplain in Egypt

Jeremiah 11-12.pdf     Jeremiah 11-12.mp3

Central Streaming: Commissioned

Logo 1

Isaiah goes into the Temple with unexpected results.

Isaiah 6.pdf                    Isaiah 6.mp3

The Prophet Isaiah

Central Streaming: Praises

Logo 1

praisesThe mood of the Book of Psalms moves from wisdom and anguish toward joy.  We are now at the end of the book – the most joyful part.

Psalm 145-150.mp3

Psalm 145-150.pdf