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Chronological Bible Reading: 1 Kings 15; 2 Chronicles 13-16 Chronological Bible Reading: 1 Kings 16; 2 Chronicles 17 Chronological Bible Reading: 1 Kings 17-19
Monday, June 18 Tuesday, June 19 Wednesday, June 20
† Rom. 8:12 Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh. Luke 5:4 Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the Mal. 4:2a But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with
deep, and let down your nets for a draught. healing in his wings…
Heavenly Lord and Loving Father:
I am debtor to you. You deserve obedience with all my mind, heart and Faithful Friend and Father: Lord of the Night As Well As the Day:
body so I can know, be and do. People who break your commands become If I ask to see what I get first, before I obey, that is nothing but selfishness. This verse has complete fulfillment at the Second Coming, but it also has a
debtors to your justice. They owe a sin debt they are unable to pay. Your word is its own argument for obedience. daily application to me because it is “night” right now. Sometimes I go to sleep
Lord, since Jesus died to forgive them, help me get them the gospel! As a IT IS AN ARGUMENT TO KEEP PRAYING. I have asked for years for certain and wake up only to feel like night has deepened into a more depressing
Christian, they will owe your justice nothing, because you paid the debt we owed. people to get saved. I am tempted to say with Peter, I have toiled all the night, and darkness. But I will not despair; the Sun is on the horizon! When the night is
Instead, we have a debt, not to lusts, but to love. Make __________ and have taken nothing. Let me go on to add with Peter, Nevertheless at thy word I will let darkest, dawn is closest.
__________ debtors to your grace and mercy. Give them grace to trust that you down the net. If I started praying for anyone, I will keep on praying as long as they The sun will rise because the Son has risen—the Sun of Righteousness.
have wiped all debt from their account by the blood of Jesus Christ. live. I will knock at mercy’s door. I will wrestle with the angel. If blessing does Every ray of his is holiness. He rises to revive me. He comes by way of justice as
MAKE THEM DEBTORS TO YOUR PROVIDENCE. How much I owe not come in the night, then it will come at break of day. well as by mercy. He is unable to violate law, even to save me. Jesus as much
unconditional love, because you gave your Son without seeing any good in me. IT IS AN ARGUMENT TO KEEP SERVING. I will stop now to ask myself if I displays the holiness of God as he does the love of God, because every aspect of
MAKE THEM DEBTORS TO YOUR GRACE, because even after ten thousand am acting according to your will. I will wait on you for guidance, because I do not the law is fulfilled in my redemption! I can know my deliverance is safe because it
similar sins you love me as infinitely as ever. want to choose my own way. If, as far as I can judge it is your will Master, then I was righteous. No Accuser can overthrow it on appeal!
MAKE THEM DEBTORS TO YOUR POWER. You raised me from being dead will let down the net—and let it down whether I see fish or not. You are my But maybe I need to ask this in prayer: Do I fear God’s name? Do I respect
in sins, you continuously preserve my spiritual life, and only you can keep me sonar. Whatever results from my effort, I will receive it at your pierced hand, and Christ by walking in his righteous ways? Will the Sun of Righteousness still shine
from falling again. reckon it to be part of my sacrifice of worship to you. in my heart if divided between him and another? Do I need revival?
MAKE THEM DEBTORS TO YOUR CHANGELESSNESS. Lord I have switched IT IS AN ARGUMENT FOR BLESSING BY GRACE. I do not thank you just for Lord, shorten the night! Wipe away the sickness and sorrow of my soul
back and forth a thousand times, but you always look at me the same. keeping me out of sin. I thank you for enabling me to do your will on any level with your coming. Through the Holy Spirit give me light, warmth and clarity of
Make them as deeply in debt as they can be to every attribute of God and and in any manner (even poorly). Virtue is its own reward, and so is naked vision as the down-payment in advance—even though I must wait on the healing
characteristic of Christ. Then Lord, make us more like him together! I owe myself obedience. To have simply been obedient to you Jesus, is one of the highest of every disease and distress until later. Lord, bring me revival!
to you. I yield today, as a living sacrifice for you to use in getting the message of blessings you can bestow on any mortal, no matter how small their net. In Has Jesus risen on those I will see today? If they sit by me, will they bask in
redeeming grace to others. It is only a “reasonable service” if I devote my blood keeping your word is the great reward (Psa. 19:11)—reward of usefulness to the Son? Hide not your face from me Lord, so I can display your countenance to
to furthering the good news of Christ’s blood, and get it to others who are on my others, happiness to myself, and glory to God. Faith in you means obedience. others. Shine forth as surely as your gospel is true. That way my witness will be
heart. Holy Spirit, open doors for me to do this for Jesus’ sake! Amen. Let me offer you that sacrifice today so Jesus may be lifted up. Amen. believable to them. This I ask to Jesus’ glory. Amen.
Chronological Bible Reading: 1 Kings 20-21 Chronological Bible Reading: 2 Kings 1-4
Chronological Bible Reading: 1 Kings 22; 2 Chronicles 18-20
Thursday, June 21 Saturday, June 23
Friday, June 22
Eph. 2:12-13 That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the Psa. 50:10 For every beast of the forest is mine, and the cattle upon a thousand hills.
Deut. 28:3 Blessed shalt thou be in the city, and blessed shalt thou be in the field.
commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and
Jesus, My Lord and King:
without God in the world: but now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh Lord, Our Source of Life and Success:
Your dominion is the entire world. You always talk like I should expect you
by the blood of Christ. • Isaac was blessed in the field as he walked in the evening to meditate.
to return at any moment to check on my stewardship of it.
Meet with us when we are alone! The walls and chairs bear witness to the
WOULD you be free from the burden of sin? Psa. 50:5-6 Gather my saints together unto me; those that have made a covenant with
fact we need you, and we look for such a blessing right now.
There’s pow’r in the blood, pow’r in the blood; me by sacrifice. And the heavens shall declare his righteousness: for God is judge himself. Selah
• Boaz was blessed in the field when he reaped the harvest. Even his
Would you o’er evil a victory win? I await your appearance today. Everything I own is your property. All I am
workmen gave him compliments. Lord, prosper all who drive the plough
There’s wonderful pow’r in the blood. given I did not really earn; it is of your grace. What a mistake to view my job and
today—whether running a truck over a route, serving a shift in a plant,
my possessions in any other way.
sitting through a course, preparing to teach, changing diapers during the
Would you be free from your passion and pride? You are a spiritual God, so you demand a spiritual life. You look for the
day, or another aspect of work. Bless both in the city and in the field, by
There’s pow’r in the blood, pow’r in the blood; spiritual sacrifices of love, faith, and praise. You want the life of my heart and I
blessing both our businesses and our fruitfulness.
Come for a cleansing to Calvary’s tide; give it to you today, along with all these other gifts.
• Adam was blessed in the field after the fall. Bread is only produced
There’s wonderful pow’r in the blood. Psa. 50:23 Whoso offereth praise glorifieth me: and to him that ordereth his
by toil and sweat since the curse, but it is a comfort to find grace upon
conversation aright will I show the salvation of God.
grace in the “second Adam” when we most need it.
Would you do service for Jesus your King? I am not to be blamed for being poor, but for not adoring you with what I
• Bless us in the field of exercise; give us health to use to your glory.
There’s pow’r in the blood, pow’r in the blood; have. Do not let me excel in outward riches yet fail in inward contentment.
• Bless us in the field of study; give us knowledge so we can use it in
Would you live daily His praises to sing? Too many today are like that.
There’s wonderful pow’r in the blood. You see my heart. I pay you the love I promise: I do it right now with my
• And lastly Lord, bless us in the fields where we serve and witness of
lips and when I leave this prayer closet I do it with my life. My loyalty is only
your grace in the gospel. Lead us to someone we can bring with us to at
There is pow’r, pow’r, wonder-working pow’r in the blood of the Lamb; proven as I serve you. O for grace to do that! O that your Spirit would enable me
least one of our services this Sunday. Give us revival and make our church
There is pow’r, pow’r, wonder-working pow’r in the precious blood of the Lamb. to love you and live-up to my profession. To some people it seems a small and
life fruitful!
expected thing to pray, but this is my sacrifice of worship to you.
Guide us this week to lead others out of the pit of despair, and into the
—Lewis E. Jones, 1899 Praise is the most acceptable sacrifice. I sacrifice my discontent on the
same hope of blessing you give us as we go forward together in faith for your
altar of thanksgiving in order to honor you. Give me grace so I can give you
! Eternal Purpose, for so we ask it in Jesus’ precious name. Amen.
glory. Be blessed with my life today, Jesus. Amen.

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Pat Mullinex -mother, Jeff Mullinex Christ would go nowhere till He had prayed. He would attempt nothing till He had
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! Basing beliefs and actions on the mind of Christ (your church relationship in Grant Stoner - uncle, Jessica Buckallew injurious notion that because your spirit cries to God in prayer all day long, therefore
the Word) Tameka Bedell - friend of Starks family there must not be some season for more immediately coming into God’s presence. If
Carole Jones - mother, James Jones you imagine this, I am afraid that it will prove a snare to your feet. The Lord Jesus
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spiritualize it. We had better preserve the very bones of prayer—the posture, the
time, place—rather than let it all ooze away into an impalpable mental condition.
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