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Prayer

Almighty Father, Creator of heaven and earth and all that swell therein, I pray for the lose souls that do not know You in the repentance and pardoning of their sins that they will COME through Jesus and be saved from hell. You gave Your only begotten Son from the beginning that unto His death on Golgotha's Hill of Calvary, that if the lost would just believe through faith and accept JESUS, they will be saved. I pray that those that are Christian believer's evangelize to the world of secular and Christian that Your Word will be taught and magnified throughout the world for we are missionary's commanded to do so by the teaching of Jesus. In Jesus' precious name is my prayer. Amen. - Rev. Lynwood F. Mundy

Fresh Start Devotionals

He is Able to Deliver You While in captivity, Daniel excelled over many years and under several Kings. His success so angered the Babylonian bureaucrats that they plotted to destroy him. They searched for a character flaw in him, but couldn’t find one. Instead, they baited a trap. They convinced King Darius to sign an irrevocable law forbidding prayer to anyone but the king. Daniel’s custom was to face Jerusalem and pray three times a day. He did not change this practice when he learned of the new law. His enemies plotted and schemed and successfully caught Daniel breaking the law—they caught him in the terrible act of praying. They reported him to the King. The news deeply troubled King Darius. In a moment of vanity, he declared an irrevocable law that was about to destroy one of his closest advisors. He had no choice, he had to carry out the punishment prescribed by the law—to cast Daniel into the den of lions. The times looked bleak, but Daniel slept comfortably with the lio…

Amazing Grace : 366 Inspiring Hymn Stories for Daily Devotions

January 10 WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS Joseph Scriven, 1819–1886 A man that hath friends must show himself friendly: And there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother. (Proverbs 18:24 KJV) A true friend loves and accepts us just as we are, stays close to us in good or in bad, and is always ready to help in time of need. Because the author of this hymn text found just such a friend in his Lord, he decided to spend his entire life showing real friendship to others. Joseph Scriven had wealth, education, a devoted family, and a pleasant life in his native Ireland. Then unexpected tragedy entered. On the night before Scriven’s scheduled wedding, his fiancée drowned. In his deep sorrow, Joseph realized that he could find the solace and support he needed only in his dearest friend, Jesus. Soon after this tragedy, Scriven dramatically changed his lifestyle. He left Ireland for Port Hope, Canada, determined to devote all of his extra time in being a friend and helper to others. …