Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Whom He Adopts, He Anoints

CALL TO PRAYER
Repeat and or meditate on this verse until your thoughts are centered on God.
 
To you, O God, we render praise,
to you with thanks repair.
Because your Name to us is nigh,
your wonders we declare.
 —Psalm 75:1
Suggested tune: Horsley (CM)


 
SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY
But to all who received him, who believed in his name, he gave power to become children of God.
—John 1:12
 
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
God consecrates us with his Spirit. Whom he adopts, he anoints; whom he makes his children, he makes saints.
—Thomas Watson (alt.)
 
TODAY'S PRAYER
Make me yours, O Father, that I may have no need of belonging to anyone or anything else...
 
YOUR OWN PRAYERS
Allow the above to help guide your own confession, praise, thanksgiving, and/or petition.

THE LORD'S PRAYER
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil; for thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever. Amen.
 —Matthew 6:9-13

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