To be like Jesus 255

Today

“And it came to pass in the fourth year of king Darius, that the word of the Lord came unto Zechariah in the fourth day of the ninth month, even in Chisleu; When they had sent unto the house of God Sherezer and Regem-melech, and their men, to pray before the Lord, And to speak unto the priests which were in the house of the Lord of hosts, and to the prophets, saying, Should I weep in the fifth month, separating myself, as I have done for these many years? Then came the word of the Lord of hosts unto me, saying,

Speak unto all the people of the land, and to the priests, saying, When ye fasted and mourned in the fifth and seventh month, even those seventy years, did ye at all fast unto me, even to me? And when ye did eat, and when ye did drink, did ye not eat for yourselves, and drink for yourselves? Should ye not hear the words which the Lord hath cried by the former prophets, when Jerusalem was inhabited and in prosperity, and the cities thereof round about her, when men inhabited the south and the plain?” Zechariah 7 v1-7

Lord, prepare our ears to hear what your word speaks to us. Let us hear what your spirit is saying to us and to respond in kind. We thank you for all your blessings and pray special today for a peace that passeth over the need of victoms of violence, and to understanding of each one in moving forward in the times of difficulty with a resilience of strength given of you, we thank you. Amen

September 11 9/11

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