Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Author of life, thank you for incluiding us in the story of Jesus and his love. In Jesus' name we pray. Amen
Prayer concern: Missionaries
My prayerful thoughts: Being code compliant and not getting sued by my neighbors. FYI: My mother's side of the family had many missionaries: Oliver, Thea, Ruth and Marg .. all deceased.
I believe we should use our skills to God's glory ... Building is not one of them :(
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Loving Spirit, thank you for leading me to Christ, in whom I have life always. Guide me in proclaiming the good news to others. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen
Prayer concern: Youth preparing for confirmation
My prayerful thoughts: My confirmation is on the Internet through our website or visit me eyeball to eyeball and I'll tell you about my confirmation days.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Faithful God, thank you for your love that will not let me down. In Jesus' name. Amen
Prayer concern: Marriage counselors
My prayer concern: My marriage to my beloved wife of many years .. we've been through a lot, love you till death us do part. Also, my prayer is to the JK marriage too .. what's going on with that?
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Redeeming Lord, thank you for loving me, forgiving me, and setting me free, through Christ. Amen.
Prayer concern: Poets and composers
My thoughts: Our musicians from our church and our son Mark .. a starving artist of sorts. Hope you had a happy birthday son.
I also left a note to my daughter-in-law telling her that I forgive her. I guess JM of the JKM family celebrated M's birthday at their favorite watering hole .. Me? .. uninvited as usual. Sally was there.
Sally's computer got hacked again .. only this time it's her at a LOCAL Dr. office called INLAND computer store here in Topeka KS.
An expensive hacking lesson.
That's all for today.
Monday, April 17, 2017
God of new beginnings, thank you for your promise of love and life with you. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen.
Prayer concern: Baptismal sponsors
My prayer concern: My family or lack thereof ... Happy birthday Mark
I'm church-ed out too .. details in another blog.
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Jesus, thanks for breaking out of the tomb and dwelling with us. In your name we pray. Amen
Prayer concern: Prisoners and prison workers
My prayer concern is trying to understand why I got sent to prison .. Am I to be a witness to the incarcerated?
Friday, April 14, 2017
Jesus, I am forever grateful for the love you poured out on me from the cross. Amen
Prayer concern: Those needing assurance of Jesus' love
My prayer concern: Upcoming code compliance trial from our NAZI government and remove my bitterness. Also remember HOLY WEEK and thank you Jesus for dying on the cross for me.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Thank you, Jesus, for the loving meal you serve to us. In your name we pray. Amen
Prayer concern: Those receiving their first communion
My prayerful concerns: Hope my voice makes it through this week :) We're singing every day this week, almost. Looking forward to it, if my voice holds out .. cough drops in hand.
Yes, our old farm church will be in code .. I'm trying.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Lord Jesus, forgive my sins, especially ______________. In your name I pray. Amen
Prayer concern: Those who question Jesus' forgiveness
My prayer is dealing with BITTERNESS
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Jesus, help us to obey your command to love those who are not like us, and to invite them to see you. Amen.
Prayer concern: Seekers and those who are not seeking
My prayerful thoughts: Try to love the Westboro Baptist Cult .. and pray for our country for our president to do the right thing for our Lord too.
Pray for me as I'm trying to be code compliant too.
Monday, April 10, 2017
Prayer concern: Those preparing for baptism
My thought: Somewhere in our home of paper is my baptismal certificate .. somewhere. If I find it I'll scan it to this web page.
TAXES HAVE BEEN E-FILED !! :)
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Jesus, help me to reflect on your suffering and death this week. In your name. Amen.
Prayer concern: Choirs and worship leaders preparing for Easter
My prayer concern: We are celebrating Palm Sunday here at OSLC just like the writer writes.
Friday, April 7, 2017
Prayer concern: Those who feel abandoned
My prayer concern: I'm feeling abandoned by our #1 son , John, I pray for the JKM family daily.
Got my summer cut. Sally has posted it on her Facebook account.
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Holy Spirit, use me today to be an inspiration to others. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen
Prayer concern: Elementary and high school teachers
My prayerful thanks is to my grade school teacher Mrs. Coral Bombeck.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Eternal King, thank you for using your power to give me what I need. In Christ's name. Amen
Prayer concern: Those awaiting answer to prayer.
My prayerful thought: My time in prison has served it's purpose to be a witness for the Lord.
Now if you'll excuse me .. it's tax season.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Spirit, prompt me to thank the Lord each day for God's goodness and steadfast, enduring love. In Jesus' name. Amen
Prayer concern: Parents of young children
My prayer .. For all parents to raise our future to fear and love the Lord. I miss having a relationship with our only grandchild.. Need prayers
Monday, April 3, 2017
Lord, reassure me that you hear me when I cry out in times of trouble. Hold me close, in Jesus' name. Amen
Prayer concern: Cancer patients and their families
My prayer is for Bob Schultz,, a member of our church, and his family. He passed away I knew him when we were in rehab together.
Sunday, April 2, 2017
Jesus is moved to sorrow when his friend Lazarus falls ill and dies. Then, in a dramatic scene, he calls his friend out of the tomb and restores him to life.
This is ONE of my favorite stories from the Bible. Sadly, many do not believe in the miracles performed by the SON OF GOD.
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Friday, March 31, 2017
Prayer concern: Those who cannot speak
My prayer: Linda Taggert comes to mind. She later passed away. If I can be a Christian witness Lord, lead me in the way I should go.
I will continue doing what I can do for you Lord, wherever the road will lead me.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Living God, breathe your Spirit into us that we may live, through Jesus Christ. Amen
Prayer concern: Those straining to see the way forward
My prayer concern : .. ME
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Be with me, O God, when I am being tilled by life's challenged, and create new life and growth in me, through Jesus Christ. Amen
Prayer concern: Farmers and Gardeners.
My prayer concern .. Just got word from a roofer .. I'm now officially broke.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
My humorous thoughts.
Dr. "My" is on hold and putting on his Martin Luther hat.
Below is some interesting facts about Martin Luther
(Some facts taken from Augsburg's Reform Curriculum)
I'm sure you can do a google search and learn more.
God, help me to lend a hand to those who have been laid low by life. In Jesus' name Amen
Prayer concern: Those living in war-torn places
My prayer: Those in Syria trying to escape ISIS .. Pray for our president to do the right thing for GOD
Just had a tooth extracted too .. pray for me.
Monday, March 27, 2017
God of unity, feed us and strengthen us at your table, and make us one through Jesus Christ. Amen.
Prayer concern: Christians around the world
My prayer concern : My maternal relatives who have dedicated their life to the mission field.
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Loving God, heal your children of every ailment and restore us to you, through Christ. Amen
Prayer concern: Those born with disabilities
My prayer: Dittos ..
KU GOT BEAT :(
Our church bulletin for today ..
A former pastor gave the Sunday school class too .. Charles Mahs currently retired.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Friday, March 24, 2017
Awaken us, O God, and make us bold to shine your love into places of despair, through Christ. Amen
Prayer concern: Those who rule by violence
My prayer: WOW !! ISIS and radical Islamic terrorist is pure evil. Pray for Donald Trump and the POTUS administration.
And pray for us too.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Good Shepard, when we are facing death, lead us and comfort us, for Jesus' sake Amen.
Prayer concern: Hospice patients and their families
My prayer concern : My aunt Marge .. she just passed away. Blessed be her memory.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Almighty God, thank you for knowing me by heart. Guide me to hear your words. In Jesus' name. Amen
Prayer concern: Those who judge by appearance
My thought: Just ignore my appearance :) I could care less :)
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Fill us, O God, with your divine love. May love flow through us into others, through Jesus Christ. Amen
Prayer concern: Your neighbors
My prayerful thought: It's hard to love your neighbors when they have done you wrong.
Details through this google video.
My main prayer concern is my beloved Sally.
Monday, March 20, 2017
Prayer concern: Those who take risks for the gospel
My prayerful thoughts: I'm thinking of my ancestors .. Oliver B. Marge Ruth .. many cousins and even myself. I built a church in my backyard and went to jail.
Here endeth my little blog for today.
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Refresh us, O God with living water, that we may point others toward you. In Jesus' name. Amen
Prayer concern: Those in need of clean water
My thoughts: Every time I use our water, I now think about how we take for granted we take it ..
I grew up drinking water from a farm pump next to the hog pen and cattle pen. Amazingly .. I'm still alive ! :)
The sermon was also about water. Good sermon as usual pastor Jim.
Also we (the pastor and I picked up some broken glass in the parking lot.. even made an announcement, to the chagrin of my beloved Sally. Sorry honey, my sick humor came out again ..
Saturday, March 18, 2017
BTW .. Heard on FOX news that the average person spends 9 + hours per day on their smart phone.
UFFDA !! NOT ME !!
Do my daily blogs and then my stocks and then whatever else my beloved Sally wants me to do.
LOVE YOU BABE !!