The privilege of prayer is an important thing. Prayer should be given at all times, pray without ceasing. We all have an advocate with God. Luke 18:1.
James 4:5-14, God is a healing God. He makes a difference. James 5:16; effectual fervent prayer. We have time for everything else yet we don’t have time for prayer.
Love one another, help one another. Mark 12:30; love God with everything you’ve got. We should be loving our neighbors as we love ourselves. John 13:34, again we should love one another as Christ loves us. Matthew 5:44, no matter how you are treated by someone you should always love them and pray for them.
Take the Lord’s Supper, 1 Corinthians 11:23-30; we should take it and think about what Christ has done for us. We often eat our meals and never think about the struggle and work that went into it. We don’t even thank God for the meal that He provided for us.
Study the Word of God; we should be studying to show ourselves approved.
Come to the House of God; it’s important at to attend church with other like minded believers. Hebrews 10:29, we should be coming together for worship. Nehemiah 13:11, people have no desire or heart for attending church. There is going to come a day when their excuses will be no more in front of God.
Live right; one of the greatest commandments for our daily lives. 2 Corinthians 6:16,
One can’t straddle the fence. You can’t serve the devil and God at the same time. Matthew 5:16,
Serve God, people make time to worship their sports but can’t make time to worship God.
Living Bread, Wine, and Bread
Water on the right side, Jesus sits on the right side of the Father.
The blood runs over everything.
In 3-4 it’s about getting fixed, repentance.
We will wash feet on Sunday night.
John 7:31, we will place our feet in the living water on Sunday night.
In verse 9 it speaks of the many fish which is talking about be better fishers of men.
2 Corinthians 5:21, Christ was made sin so we could be righteous in front of God.
We need to get our hearts right before we partake of the flesh & blood of Christ. You will have many opportunities to get right before you are offered the bread and wine. Don’t touch the bread or the wine if you have an unclean heart. The water that’s used to wash each others feet is living water. Don’t partake of the foot washing if your heart is unclean.
Make sure you are clean of your sins.