67 Jesus said to the Twelve, Will you also go away? [And do you too desire to leave Me?]68 Simon Peter answered, Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words (the message) of eternal life.
After many of Jesus’ followers had deserted him, he asked the 12 disciples if they were also going to leave. Peter replied, "To whom would we go?" In his straightforward way, Peter answered for all of us–there is no other way. Though there are many philosophies and self-styled authorities, Jesus alone has the words of eternal life. People look everywhere for eternal life and miss Christ, the only source. Stay with him, especially when you are confused or feel alone.
I thank You Lord for this new day and for all that will be in it. Help me I pray to stay focused Lord and to not allow myself to be distracted from the work You are calling me to accomplish today. Help me Lord to keep my eyes on You and the plans for this day. I lift up the services today that many people’s lives will be touched and transformed. I lift up the service and work that need to be done to accomplish all that You have planned and in store. I pray for clarity and a clear flow today Lord that will allow people’s lives to be transformed for eternity and reconciled back unto You. Lord, help the story continue to build so that I may put together the right information for the week. Lord, I lift up my family Lord as they continue to travel and ask Lord that You stay with them and help them to all have a great set of days as they spend time apart. Bless the grandparent + aunt time as well as the parent/grandparent times. And Lord let there be be great celebration when they come back together and are able to spend some time with their other grandparents/great-grandmother/uncle. And Lord through all of this give us the strength to press forward and continue the work that You are calling us to do. And Lord, through all of this may You receive all the praise, the honor, and the glory in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Verse of the Day
44 But I tell you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,