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Chronological Bible Reading: Numbers 25-27; Mark 5:1-21 Chronological Bible Reading: Numbers 28-30; Mark 5:22-43 Chronological Bible Reading: Numbers 31-33; Mark 6:1-28
Monday, February 27 Tuesday, February 28 Wednesday, March 1

Eccl. 1:7 All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place from Luke 23:27 And there followed him a great company of people, and of women, which Hab. 3:2 O LORD, I have heard thy speech, and was afraid: O LORD, revive thy
whence the rivers come, thither they return again. also bewailed and lamented him. work in the midst of the years, in the midst of the years make known; in wrath remember mercy.
Heavenly Father and Holy Redeemer: Suffering Savior: Mighty God and Merciful Father:
Everything under the sun is on the move. Time does not stop and rest. This With a cruel mercy they laid hold on Simonan African, who apparently If I am not willing to hear your word I cannot expect you to hear my voice.
planet is a spinning ball. The sun itself is a star in orbit. Tides move the sea, expressed too loudly his sympathy or his dismayand forced him to help carry Let my preparation for prayer be an attentive hearkening to what you say to me,
winds stir the air, friction wears the rocks; changes and death rule all. your cross. There was a mingled majesty and meekness on your own scarred face and then an obedient application of your commands.
By one force water flows into the seas, by another it is lifted out. Men and and blood-soaked back, a loveliness and lowliness, a sacredness and sorrow. The You speak to me constantly by the BIBLE. I repent of being so deaf to
women are born to die, but everything is in a hurry, worry, and frustration of world would need to be my canvas to paint the scene, because its teachings by being so lazy to read it. While I do not despise your words, yet I
spirit to get there! Isa. 52:14 As many were astonied at thee; his visage was so marred more than any too often forget your Word, and go off and listen to the follies of my friends for
Unchanging Jesus, be my friend in the midst of all this frustration! Be my man, and his form more than the sons of men: counsel. Let me hear the wisdom of inspiration by your revelation.
resource. When the water is low, pour out more of your grace. I seek an eternal Jesus, did I see the marks of cruelty on you? You were scourged; anyone You speak to me periodically by PROVIDENCE. Providence is your
city beyond the changing skies. And be the friend of my neighbors, __________ could see that. Your own clothes were put back on you, so they could not divine intervention, controlling things I cannot. Some providences are afflicting
and __________, to draw them to your self. conceal the evidence! Traces of the thorny crown were still there on your soft and some comforting, but all of them have a voice. Yet Lord, oftentimes it goes
The ocean of your love is a great receiver, but also a generous distributor. brow. Rough treatment by Roman legionnaires had left their mark. Selah. unheard because I was not consciously looking for you in my circumstances. My
What love I bring to you, you return in the form of blessing, and I give thanks. There were some cruelly glad faces, delighted to see you were now in their focus was only on myself. I am ashamed.
Love for Jesus is never un-repaid; it is always returned from the Father. power. Then there were unfeeling Roman faces, to whom Jewish life was less You speak to me mystically by the HOLY SPIRIT. As you call today, let
Many of my friends are out of sync with the universe! They take all, but than worthless. But there were someand it is an honor to their gendersome me listen; as you move, let me not refuse. Acceptance is the reaction I want the
never return. Everything is for them, and there is nothing sown as seed. women who entered their plea of protest, by their crying and their tears. Not lost to have as you call them to be saved! Help me mirror that in my own life. I
Am I giving to you according to the benefit I receive? Do I tithe? How do I silently did their sorrow weep. They started to wail like they were experiencing have ears to hear; let me not grieve the Spirit by neglecting his admonitions.
serve? Much has been planted in me, now what is my fruit? To be selfish is to be the death of their most beloved child. The voice of a woman has a power with Open my spiritual ear to hear your still, small voice when others perceive
sinful. So Lord, free me from that! most of us, but not with the stony hearts of the legionaries. neither sound nor speech. Keep me under the influence of your Spirit today to
Help me not live unto myself today, but be on the lookout for how I can I wonder, have I used my imagination for holy purposes? Have I seen this hold close communion with you. Make my heart like wax to your seal, receiving
serve others (especially those who need to know the gospel). All fullness dwells in scene and wept? Does my heart bow in awe before you, Son of God, my Savior, the impression of your mind, because then I will have power to convey Gods
you Jesus, and of your fullness I have received. Give me your Spirit so I might for what you endured for my sake? Oh, Holy Spirit, take away my hard heart word to others. And then, O LORD, revive thy work, even in the mid-life of our
not live unto myself. Please Sir, for Jesus sake do it. Amen. and cold emotions, and give me love to Jesus even more today. Amen. winter. Do it for Jesus sake. Amen.
Chronological Bible Reading: Numbers 34-36, Mark 6:29-56 Chronological Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 1-3; Mark 7 Chronological Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 4-6; Mark 8
Thursday, March 2 Friday, March 3 Saturday, March 4

1 Sam. 1:27-28 For this child I prayed; and the Lord hath given me my petition which Psa. 5:3 My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I Psa. 87:1 His foundation is in the holy mountains.
I asked of him: therefore also I have lent him to the Lord; as long as he liveth he shall be lent to direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.
Majestic Master and My God:
the Lord. And he worshipped the Lord there.
My LORD in the Morning: The foundation of my life is anchored in your word. You take care of all
ERE you left your room this morning, did you think to pray? Since we are slaves to sin, look on us with great grace. Break our shackles! the arrangements for my calling, salvation, maintenance, and perfection. And
In the name of Christ our Savior, did you sue for loving favor, There are some of us in this church who are as yet, then all your attributeslike the mountains around Jerusalemlend their
As a shield today? Acts 8:23 in the gall of bitterness, and in the bond of iniquity. strength for support.
That is sin, so move your Spirit over our congregation! Capture those who I believe you take delight in the prayers and praises of your people. I believe
When you met with great temptation, did you think to pray? do not yet know Christ! Make this be an edifying, soul-winning year. Keep saving you have a special delight in my private devotion and worship, which I give to
By His dying love and merit, did you claim the Holy Spirit souls every week in the ministries of our church, our missionaries, and fellowship you right now. My home is important, but I must not prefer it to identifying with
As your guide and stay? of churches. Wherever Jesus Christ is lifted up, he has promised, you. Help me never faint nor fail, for I lean on you.
John 12:32 And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me. Psa. 88:2 Let my prayer come before thee: incline thine ear unto my cry;
When your heart was filled with anger, did you think to pray? May a great crowd look to him and get light, showing the way out of As long as I have you as the life of my salvation, my hope can never
Did you plead for grace, my brother, that you might forgive another spiritual darkness. Look on us for good. You know the trouble of every burdened completely die. The characteristic of true faith is it always turns to you when all
Who had crossed your way? heart in our congregation. You know how we sometimes have to say, other friends prove to be liars.
John 11:3 Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick. Problems will not blow-out the sparks of my prayer. Instead, stormy winds
When sore trials came upon you, did you think to pray? We have members who have attended a deathwatch over a loved one who will fan the flame until it is a furnace at full blast. Even if others have not prayed,
When your soul was bowed in sorrow, Balm of Gilead did you borrow was fading from this life. Lord, send comfort to all the saints in sorrow. Grant us I will do so! Neither the busyness of the day, nor the weariness of the night, nor
At the gates of day? grace to bear whatever your will righteously puts on us, and willingness to bear it the weakness of the flesh will silence it. Such praying will never be in vain.
without murmuring against your providence. If our job is misfiring, if things are Day and night I need you. I will go with Daniel and pray where people can
O how praying rests the weary! Prayer will change the night to day; cutting cross-grain to the desires of our heart, may we know it is your will, and be see me, but I will also go with Jacob to the Jabbok and wrestle until the daybreak.
So when life seems dark and dreary, dont forget to pray. joyful to surrender to your will. No Lord, more than that. May we take a delight There are obstacles hindering the upward flight of my prayer. So Lord remove
in being stripped if it is God who strips us. If you must use the chisel on these them. Give me grace to keep praying beyond them. I hope for patience that
Mary A. Kidder, 1876 living stones, be certain and be sure to square us (despite our squirming) with the will enable me to endure until they are in the past and I am still praying!
Living Stone, Jesus Christ. Separate us from the old rock, set us free from the pit, Psa. 88:1 O LORD God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before thee:
and build us upon Jesus Christ forever. Amen. And I have found help and hope in crying. Thank you Jesus. Amen.

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