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TODAY'S HYMN AND BLESSING 11/11/2011

Friday, November 11, 2011

SPREAD THE SPARK OF SHARING TODAY!



SCRIPTURE:
Titus 2:13 - “Looking for that blessed hope and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Savior Jesus Christ”.

TODAY’S HYMN:
History: Words by Alice Hawthorne in 1868, and music by Septimus Winner, also 1868. Inspiration from Titus 2:13. Three verses with refrain.

WHISPERING HOPE

1. Soft as the voice of an angel, Breathing a lesson unheard,
Hope with a gentle persuasion, Whispering her comforting word;
Wait till the darkness is over, Wait till life’s tempest is done,
Hope for the sunshine tomorrow, After the shower is gone. REFRAIN

2. If in the dusk of the twilight, Dim be the region afar,
Will not the deepening darkness, Brighten the glimmering star?
Then when the night is upon us, Why should the heart sink away?
When the dark midnight is over, Watching the breaking of day. REFRAIN

3. Hope as anchor so steadfast, Rends the dark veil for the soul,
Whither the Master has entered, Robbing the grave of its goal;
Come then, O come fruition, Come to my sad weary heart,
Come, O Thou Blest hope of glory, Never, O never depart. REFRAIN

REFRAIN: Whispering hope, O how welcome Thy voice,
Making my heart in its sorrow rejoice.

TODAY’S BLESSING:
“May God bless us and help us to be aware of those around us whose loads are too heavy to bear alone.
Praise God! Praise His Name!

  
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RUNNING122752 11/11/2011 8:09AM

    thanks for sharing this. I played this hymn at my father in law's funeral. It was a rich time.

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TODAY'S HYMN AND BLESSING!

Thursday, November 10, 2011

SPREAD THE SPARK OF FOOTSTEPS TODAY!




SCRIPTURE:
1 Peter 2:22 - “ He committed no sin and no deceit was found in His mouth”.


TODAY’S HYMN: “FOOTSTEPS OF JESUS”
History: Words written by Mary B. C. Slade in 1871, and music by Asa B. Everett also in 1871.
Inspiration came from 1 Pet 2:22. Four verses with refrain.

1. Sweetly, Lord, have we heard Thee calling, “Come follow me!”
And we see where Thy footsteps falling, Lead us to Thee. REFRAIN

2. Tho they lead o’vr the cold, dark mountain, Seeking His sheep,
Or along by Siloam’s fountain, Helping the weak. REFRAIN

3. If they lead thru the temple holy, Preaching the Word;
Or in homes of the poor and lowly, Serving the Lord. REFRAIN

4. By and by, thru the shining portals, Turning our feet,
We shall walk, with the glad immortals, Heav’ns golden street. REFRAIN

REFRAIN: Footsteps of Jesus, that make the pathway glow;
We will follow the footsteps of Jesus, where’re they go.

TODAY’S BLESSING:
May God bless us and help us to grow in our faith so that we can reach out to Him and find comfort, no matter how dangerous the path may be.
GIVE GOD ALL THE GLORY!

  
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ANNIE924 11/10/2011 7:44AM

    Thank you and amen.

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TODAY"S PRAYER and BLESSING!

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

SPREAD THE SPARK OF HOPE TODAY!


SCRIPTURE:
ROM 15:13

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit”.


PRAYER:

“Holy Father, Redeeming God! Help us to resist the things that would deplete our soul or minimize our strength to serve You, our Loving God. Fill us instead with Your hope, peace and joy, so much, so that they will overflow from us to others. We praise You for who You are and we thank You for not only providing our needs and protection, but also for the daily gifts and blessings we receive from You. Your Holy Spirit pours new life into us. Fill us afresh with Your Holy Spirit everyday and take away all hopelessness that is in us. Enable us to grow in our faith and in our trust in You. These thing we pray and ask in the name of Jesus as we come before Your throne of grace, Amen!”


BLESSING:

“May God bless us and help us to overcome our fears of rejection, so we can get on with the things You have for us to do.”

  
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BONBON561 11/9/2011 4:31PM

    I needed that Bible verse today

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BREEZE70 11/9/2011 7:20AM

    Good morning. Thank you for that prayer, it really touched my heart. Have a blessed day

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CAM2438 11/9/2011 7:17AM

    Thank-you for the lovely prayer. May you be blessed as well.

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TODAY'S PRAYER and BLESSING!

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

SPREAD THE SPARK OF GIVING TODAY!



SCRIPTURE:
Eph 4:7,11 (NAS)

“7. But to each one of us grace was given according to the measure of Christ’s gift. 11. He gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers.”



PRAYER:
“ Most Holy Father, Loving God! We are in deed grateful for all the gifts you bestow upon us. We are grateful for the physical gifts, and especially grateful for the Spiritual gifts in Christ Jesus. We ask you to look upon God’s Family Team, its new leaders and every member, and shower them with Your love, grace and mercy. We thank You for each and everyone of them. Guide them in the way You want them to grow and live. Most of all, we thank You for the Gift of Your Son, our Lord and Savior. Make us Your Gift to the world. You have given us Jesus whom we have received, and You have given us Your Word which we believed and obeyed. Now send us into the world You have created that others may receive and believe in Jesus Christ also, so they may live forever. This we pray and ask in Jesus’ precious name, Amen!”

BLESSING:
May God bless us and helps us to seek Him with the eagerness and curiosity of a child!

  
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KARRYB1 11/8/2011 8:54AM

    Thankyou. As I sit by my Mothers bed watching her slowly end her life and pass on to better things your messages and prayers are great comfort.

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GROEDER 11/8/2011 7:36AM

    Wonderful!!!!! God has blessed me by letting me see your words.
Thanks.

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TODAY'S PRAYER By MJRVIC2000

Monday, November 07, 2011

SPREAD THE SPARK OF PRAYER TODAY!

Romans 8:26-27
New International Version (NIV)

"26 In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. 27 And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for God’s people in accordance with the will of God."

Most Holy Father, God of heaven and earth. You are our God and are worthy of all praises and worship. Father, we don't always know how to pray about certain things, but You, Holy Spirit, yOU know how to pray in all things. Help us in our weakness by interceding for us and through us. You know the will of the Father and You know how to pray. Guide us and teach us how to pray, especially when we have exhausted all our words, thoughts and intent. Enable us to communicate our deepest thoughts, feelings, fears and doubts so that our prayers may rise as a fragrant offering and sacriice to the God we love, the God who loved us first; and to Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior. It is in Jesus' name that we pray and ask these things, Amen!

  
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BONBON561 11/7/2011 2:49PM

    Father I don't know how or what to ask, but you do through the Holy spirit.Leand me in your way

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NEENSTER1 11/7/2011 8:49AM

    Yes Lord, Please help us to know how we ought to pray, In the precious name of Jesus... Amen emoticon

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MIDORITHOMAS 11/7/2011 8:31AM

    Good prayer!

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GOLFGMA 11/7/2011 8:29AM

    Amen
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