A Touch of Encouragement
Today, Just like Jesus, we are on a mission. Sometimes it can seem as though we are alone in that mission, but even so, we are called to be ready. Spend some time alone in prayer today.
Now in the morning, having risen a long while before daylight, He went out and departed to a solitary place; and there He prayed. (Mark 1:35 NKJV)
Experts say that noise pollution is getting worse. In some major
cities, noise levels have raised six fold in the past fifteen years. American
ears are bombarded by noise from airplanes, traffic, lawn mowers, TVs, radios
and cell phones. Maybe it’s because we’re surrounded by so much noise that we
find it difficult to appreciate solitude. But getting away alone with God is
essential for our spiritual health. Today’s passage shows that Jesus Himself
had to withdraw from the hustle and bustle to sit quietly before His Father.
says; with our busy schedules and our
hectic pace of life, we too need readjustment. Demands of work, family, and
church can require reevaluation. One way we do that is by observing the Sabbath
principle—making sure to set aside time to rest and prayerfully refocus our
priorities. When can you pull aside from your activities and prayerfully ask
God to reset your spiritual calendar to His Word and His will? Is it time for a
In God we trust, so, do you take time to read God’s Word and pray? Try it in the morning. It can transform your day.
Read through the Bible this year: Exodus 7-8, Psalm 29, Proverbs 29, Mark 1
January 01/29/12 click on this Song http://youtu.be/FrCDh3wizQk
RENEW MY LIFE, LORD JESUS http://youtu.be/t7eAgcfLnwM