Monday, November 16, 2015

Monday November 16 - Our Hearts and Prayers are with the People of Paris




Daily Dig for November 16

Thomas à Kempis
Realize that to know Christ you must lead a dying life. The more you die to yourself, the more you will live unto God. You will never enjoy heavenly things unless you are ready to suffer hardship for Christ. Nothing is more acceptable to God, nothing more helpful for you on this earth. When there is a choice to be made, take the narrow way. This alone will make you more like Christ.
Source: Bread and Wine

Daily Prayer for November 16

Christoph Friedrich Blumhardt
To have faith is to be sure of the things we hope for, to be certain of the things we cannot see. Hebrews 11:1, TEVLord our God, we come to you in community of faith and trust, in expectation that you will act. May our hearts be strengthened in all the pain and in all the conflicts of our world. Reveal your will, Almighty God, and protect those you have appointed as our leaders and rulers. Let your will be made plain to them. O Lord God, help your people in these times and give them strength to wait expectantly for what is good, to live and serve in this expectation. Grant your help to all who strive for this. We can all tell of the help that comes from you, for you always support us with your power, also in hard times. Amen.

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