The LORD reigneth, he is clothed with majesty; the LORD is clothed with strength, [wherewith] he hath girded himself: the world also is stablished, that it cannot be moved.Thy throne [is] established of old: thou [art] from everlasting.The floods have lifted up, O LORD, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their waves.The LORD on high [is] mightier than the noise of many waters, [yea, than] the mighty waves of the sea.Thy testimonies are very sure: holiness becometh thine house, O LORD, for ever.
1 Kings 17:17-24
And it came to pass after these things, [that] the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, fell sick; and his sickness was so sore, that there was no breath left in him.And she said unto Elijah, What have I to do with thee, O thou man of God? art thou come unto me to call my sin to remembrance, and to slay my son?And he said unto her, Give me thy son. And he took him out of her bosom, and carried him up into a loft, where he abode, and laid him upon his own bed.And he cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, hast thou also brought evil upon the widow with whom I sojourn, by slaying her son?And he stretched himself upon the child three times, and cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, I pray thee, let this child’s soul come into him again.And the LORD heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived.And Elijah took the child, and brought him down out of the chamber into the house, and delivered him unto his mother: and Elijah said, See, thy son liveth.And the woman said to Elijah, Now by this I know that thou [art] a man of God, [and] that the word of the LORD in thy mouth [is] truth.
3 John 1:1
The elder unto the wellbeloved Gaius, whom I love in the truth.Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth.I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.Beloved, thou doest faithfully whatsoever thou doest to the brethren, and to strangers;Which have borne witness of thy charity before the church: whom if thou bring forward on their journey after a godly sort, thou shalt do well:Because that for his name’s sake they went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles.We therefore ought to receive such, that we might be fellowhelpers to the truth.I wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not.Wherefore, if I come, I will remember his deeds which he doeth, prating against us with malicious words: and not content therewith, neither doth he himself receive the brethren, and forbiddeth them that would, and casteth [them] out of the church.Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that doeth good is of God: but he that doeth evil hath not seen God.Demetrius hath good report of all [men], and of the truth itself: yea, and we [also] bear record; and ye know that our record is true.I had many things to write, but I will not with ink and pen write unto thee:But I trust I shall shortly see thee, and we shall speak face to face. Peace [be] to thee. [Our] friends salute thee. Greet the friends by name.
So Jesus came again into Cana of Galilee, where he made the water wine. And there was a certain nobleman, whose son was sick at Capernaum.When he heard that Jesus was come out of Judaea into Galilee, he went unto him, and besought him that he would come down, and heal his son: for he was at the point of death.Then said Jesus unto him, Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe.The nobleman saith unto him, Sir, come down ere my child die.Jesus saith unto him, Go thy way; thy son liveth. And the man believed the word that Jesus had spoken unto him, and he went his way.And as he was now going down, his servants met him, and told [him], saying, Thy son liveth.Then enquired he of them the hour when he began to amend. And they said unto him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him.So the father knew that [it was] at the same hour, in the which Jesus said unto him, Thy son liveth: and himself believed, and his whole house.This [is] again the second miracle [that] Jesus did, when he was come out of Judaea into Galilee.
I will sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever: with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to all generations.For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever: thy faithfulness shalt thou establish in the very heavens.I have made a covenant with my chosen, I have sworn unto David my servant,Thy seed will I establish for ever, and build up thy throne to all generations. Selah.And the heavens shall praise thy wonders, O LORD: thy faithfulness also in the congregation of the saints.For who in the heaven can be compared unto the LORD? [who] among the sons of the mighty can be likened unto the LORD?God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all [them that are] about him.O LORD God of hosts, who [is] a strong LORD like unto thee? or to thy faithfulness round about thee?Thou rulest the raging of the sea: when the waves thereof arise, thou stillest them.Thou hast broken Rahab in pieces, as one that is slain; thou hast scattered thine enemies with thy strong arm.The heavens [are] thine, the earth also [is] thine: [as for] the world and the fulness thereof, thou hast founded them.The north and the south thou hast created them: Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice in thy name.Thou hast a mighty arm: strong is thy hand, [and] high is thy right hand.Justice and judgment [are] the habitation of thy throne: mercy and truth shall go before thy face.Blessed [is] the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance.6 In thy name shall they rejoice all the day: and in thy righteousness shall they be exalted.For thou [art] the glory of their strength: and in thy favour our horn shall be exalted.For the LORD [is] our defence; and the Holy One of Israel [is] our king.
Columbia Prayer Chain
Friday, December 30
In our prayers: Gertrude, Lindsey and Michael, Betty Jo, Joye Cantrell, Betty and Jerry, Patty and Ted, Debbie and Pat, Robin, Melinda, Fred and Gail, Karen Amanda, Marty Fritz, Karen and Richard, Jennifer and Roger, Monica, Sharon, Kathryn, Delores G., Mary, Lynn, Linda L., Mary M., Melinda, Jeannie, Dale and Norma Sessions, Padge Arrington, Donna Hotaling, Jerry Callahan, Russ Meyne, April Goodwin, Laura Bushnell, Loretta M, Kody Oswald, Edgar Maxwell, Laura Lou Rummans, Elizabeth Adams, Gene Awtrey, John Conde, Millie Husbands, Clyde Ireland, Sam King, Bob Whiteside, Chuck Witten, Lindsay Cathcart, Raven Tarpley, Elizabeth, William Alex McDaniels, Maddie Rosenthal, DuBose Tuller, Lynn, Frances, Nancy and Ann, Chris Johansson, John W.
In memoriam: Claude Harper Rentz, Connie Clark Akin, Grace Childers Anderson, Frank Irvin Fellers Jr., Kenneth Hiram Miller, Elmer Sercy, Vivian Carol Adams, Bruce John Schell, Pauling Johnson, Eva Traylor
Our prayers are with: The lonely, the elderly, the homeless, the unemployed, all victims of abuse, all currently fighting illness, all beloved pets, our president and congress and all who serve in the armed forces
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