Mark 5: 41, 42 He took her by the had and said to her, ‘Talitha koum!’ (which means, “Little girl, I say to you ‘get up.’). Immediately the girl stood up and walked around (she as twelve years old). At this they were completely astonished.
Prayer: Lord Jesus, your words to us are life and hope.
Thought for the day: Anyone can give the gift of a pick-me-up word.
Psalm 27: 13, 14 I am still confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.
Prayer: Lord God, we wait for your working in the affairs of the world.
Thought for the day: Your ticket never expires early ,when you are waiting for the Lord.
Isaiah 40: 30, 1 Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Prayer: Lord God, the very thought of you gives strength to our spirit to carry on.
Thought for the day: Love of God is a natural high.
I Thessalonians 1:9, 10 for they themselves report what kind of reception you gave us. They tell how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God, and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead – Jesus, who rescues us from the coming wrath.
Prayer: Lord Jesus, you have given us a worthwhile hope to wait upon.
Thought for the day: Idols are indifferent to the give and receive demands of love.
Romans 8: 24, 25 For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what he already has? But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.
Prayer: Lord Jesus, when we read the Gospels, we know the wait for you is worth it.
Thought for the day: Children’s happiness grows through waiting.
Psalm 130: 5, 6 My soul waits for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning. O Israel, put your hope in the Lord, for with the Lord is unfailing love, and with him is full redemption.
Prayer: Lord God, in our hours of uncertainty may we have the faith to wait upon you.
Thought for the day: Sometimes the waiting line is longer, when you come back later.
Revelation 1: 7,8 Look he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him; and all the peoples of the earth will mourn because of him. So shall it be! Amen. “I am the Alpha and the Omega.” Says the Lord God. “who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.”
Prayer: Lord Jesus, in faith we believe that you will return for your saints.
Thought for the day: Some persons have learned to live at peace with their scars.