Building A Strong Relationship with Christ

Day 4 – Obedience January 11, 2018

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Today’s prayer focus is “Obedience”.  Biblical obedience in a nutshell is just “doing” what God asks you to do without adding to or taking away from the direction.  In our daily walk with God this can sometimes be challenging, but, one thing I do know, if God calls you to it, and you step out and do it, He will take you through it!  At the wedding feast in John 2:5 Jesus’ mother spoke this word to his servants, ……Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it.”  …….they did and God moved.  I believe miracles still happen today for those you believe! Today ask the Father to give you strength and power to honor Him as you step out in obedience and “whatever He says to you to do, do it“!


Deuteronomy 13:4  Ye shall walk after the LORD your God, and fear him, and keep his commandments, and obey his voice, and ye shall serve him, and cleave unto him.

Joshua 24:24  And the people said unto Joshua, The LORD our God will we serve, and his voice will we obey.

1Samuel 15:22  And Samuel said, Hath the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.

Acts_5:29  Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

Romans 5:19  For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous.

Romans 6:12  Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof.

Romans 6:16  Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?

Hebrews 5:8  Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered;


What has God been asking you to do, let go, be?  What is holding you back?  Philippians 4:13 will give you the courage you need to step up and out!

Say a prayer of obedience to following God today as he shows you his way






Day 3 – Receiving Healing January 10, 2018

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Today’s Prayer and Fasting Focus is “Receiving Healing“.    We are fasting and praying for physical healing and emotional healing.   How desperate are you today to let the Lord heal you in the places that others don’t see?

1 Exodus 15:26     ……I am the LORD that healeth thee.”


Isaiah 58:8  Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of the LORD shall be thy rereward.

James 5:16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much

Psalms 30:2  O LORD my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me.

Psalms 107:20  He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.

Psalms 103:1  A Psalm of David. Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits: 3  Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases;

Isaiah 53:4-5 Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.

1 Peter 2:24  Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.

Healing belongs to the children of God through Christ Jesus shed blood on Calvary’s cross.  Will you today receive the finished work for your healing both physically and emotionally, right now by faith?

Mark_11:23  For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.


Check out this video of healing scriptures being read by Pastor John Hagee.  I purchased this CD many years ago and it is such a blessing to keep and share!




Day 2 – Reflections

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Victory Day #2

As we come close to the midnight hour I pray that today’s prayer and fasting focus Confession of sin and Repentance, blessed you both emotionally and spiritually.  Did you take time today to sit before the Lord and talk with him with a sincere heart about the things that are weighing you down?  See Hebrews 12:1-2..

Praying God is giving you direction as you continue to seek him duriong this time of prayer and fasting.   Psalms 32:8 “I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.”

Tonight’s meal was a repeat of last night (lol) but I baked a sweet potatoe and it is still in the oven!  Guess I will have to eat that tomorrow.






Day 2: Confession of Sin and Repentance January 9, 2018

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Transformation takes place when we can be honest with ourselves and begin to confess our sin to God and repent.   In our scripture reading today we see David crying out to God because of his sin, First things first – Always go to God in prayer!  Nothing to confess and repent of today – that’s awesome, tell God thank you, but if you do, make time to sit still before the Lord and have a sincere conversation with him.  Remember we are eating the Word this year for transformation! 

Repent:  feel or express sincere regret or remorse about one’s wrongdoing or sin. Repentance: the action of repenting; sincere regret or remorse.

Scripture readings for today:

  • Psalms 51:1  To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. 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 throughly 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.  5  Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me. 6  Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom. 7  Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow. 8  Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice. 9  Hide thy face from my sins, and blot out all mine iniquities. 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. 12  Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit. 13  Then will I teach transgressors thy ways; and sinners shall be converted unto thee. 14  Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness. 15  O Lord, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall shew forth thy praise. 16  For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I give it: thou delightest not in burnt offering. 17  The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. 18  Do good in thy good pleasure unto Zion: build thou the walls of Jerusalem. 19  Then shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, with burnt offering and whole burnt offering: then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar.
  • Proverbs 28:13 – He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.
  • James 4:17 – Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin
  • James 5:16Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
  • 1John 1:8 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
  • 1John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
  • Romans 8:1  There is therefore now no condemnatoin to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

Pray your own Prayer of Repentance today using the above scriptures as your guide. 

May this Word today encourage you and bless you.  Walk today knowing that you are forgiven.




Day 1 – Reflections

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As I reflect on today’s time of fasting and prayer I must say that God is awesome.  On my way to an appointment earlier today I stopped at the gas station on Northwest 119th and 17th Avenue and low and behold while I was inside paying for the gas my car was scraped by another car. 😦 BUT in spite of it all God is still good.  I could have been walking back to the car and I could have been hit. 🙂  If you are wondering “All is well” thank God!

Whenever I am in a time of prayer and fasting my body and mind goes into this place of peace and rest because without the normal food intake I have no energy to fight people about things I cannot control. (lol)  I thank God so much for his mercy and grace.  Reflecting on today I saw the mercy of God, the protecting hand of God and the peace of  and with God.  Making time to seek Him is always worth it!

Came in from New Member Orientation about an hour ago and now I am baking my dinner at the moment  (Potatoes, Pole Beans and Carrots)  and yes my third glass of water.   I hope it tastes good. (Lol)  One thing I do not profess to be, a cook. (Lol)  So anyone have any special meals to share (physically or spiritually?)  In your seeking God first what did you learn or hear?


Focus for Day #2 will be online at midnight.



Prayer for Election 2016 November 8, 2016

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Heavenly Father, I pray to you, the only one that controls all things, that your perfect will be done on this election day, in Jesus name Amen.

The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof and all they that dwell therein.  Psalm 24:1  KJV



Prayer for Victory – Day #7 November 7, 2016

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Today is Day #7 of our Committed 7 Day Fast!

Exo 17:11  And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed: and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed.

Exo 17:12  But Moses’ hands were heavy; and they took a stone, and put it under him, and he sat thereon; and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the one on the one side, and the other on the other side; and his hands were steady until the going down of the sun.

Exo 17:13  And Joshua discomfited Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword.

Exo 17:14  And the LORD said unto Moses, Write this for a memorial in a book, and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua: for I will utterly put out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven.

Exo 17:15  And Moses built an altar, and called the name of it Jehovahnissi:

Exo 17:16  For he said, Because the LORD hath sworn that the LORD will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.




“For the Lord your God is going with you! He will fight for you against your enemies, and he will give you victory!’”  Deuteronomy 20:4 (NLT)