Dont forget about
August 2nd, 2020 through August 15th, 2020.
If you need anything from Rural King- this is a great way to combine that with giving to the Ministry of Jesus IS!
Simply keep your receipts from purchases during this two week period and upload them to the website
They will send a check for 10 percent of your purchase amount!!!
(Also makes me want to patronize a company that would come up with such a nice idea in the midst of such uncertain times)
Are you wondering if your church should still meet together somehow in person even when the government is trying to say no?- ask you brothers and sisters in Communist China if they should still meet together. The have been willing to suffer GREAT persecution and even imprisonment and death in order to meet together
And tell me how we are supposed to obey the biblical teaching that when one among you is sick they should call for the elders of the church to lay hands on and pray for the person and they will recover when we are restricted from going into the hospitals or nursing homes to see beloved brothers and sisters and pray for them
Are you discouraged by your present troubles?
Here is a dose of HOPE!!!:
Does the Spirit bear witness?
Are we suffering with him? (Are we with Him or against Him?)
If so, then we can be sure that:
these present troubles are not worthy to be compared to the glory that will be revealed
......the glory which shall be revealed in us. Romans 8:18
How can the glory of God be IN us?
What do the Christ's heirs get?
Sons of God to be revealed for who they really are
Prayer Suggestions for August:
Grant us godly sorrow to Repentance
(2 Corinthians 7:10)
O my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of hell, and lead all souls to Heaven, especially those in most need of Thy mercy
(the Fatima Prayer)
Links to current Christian News:
(these actually have some good news stories)
Selected Other Articles:
(this is a very long article but at least offers some ideas)
Happy moments, praise God
Difficult moments, seek God
Quiet moments, worship God
Painful moments, trust God
Every moment, Thank God
Psalm 51 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.
2 Wash me thoroughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.
3 For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin is ever before me.
4 Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified when thou speakest, and be clear when thou judgest.
6 Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.
10 Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.
11 Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me.
14 Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness.
17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.