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.