'Joppa House Friday Prayer Focus' tagged posts

Strengthen Relationships Through Love

  Jesus, while on earth, gave us two great commandments. First, love God. Second, love people.   Scripture #1 “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.” Peter 4:8 Father, in the unrivaled name of Jesus, we declare ourselves lovers of You, Your ways, and Your children. We continue to […]

How God Loves Us

  Christ loves us enough to take our sin to the cross. God is love.   Scripture #1 “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16 Father, we have made love a feeling, we have made it […]

Government: Christ Reigns

Christ has come and is reigning even now.   Scripture #1 “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders.” Isaiah 9:6a From a virgin, from a humble beginning, from the life of David, a gift from Yourself. Never ending, everlasting, an eternal wellspring of […]

Government: Free From the Oppressor

Christ has truly set us free.   Scripture #1 “…you have shattered the yoke that burdens them, the bar across their shoulders, the rod of their oppressor.” Isaiah 9:4 Father, You have made Your choice known. You have placed Your government on the shoulders of the ambassadors of reconciliation. Let wisdom flow. Let the warriors shout their […]

Advent Jesus

Jesus is the Light of the world. As this Advent season comes to a close, let us reflect on the Light of Jesus.   Scripture 1 Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, “I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light […]

Advent Joy

Christ has saved us! What joy!   Scripture 1 For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 It is with great joy that we […]

Advent Love

Christ, through His sinless life and perfect sacrifice on the cross, has modeled true love for us. May we, by His grace, love God and love others.   Scripture 1 Sing, O heavens! Be joyful, O earth! And break out in singing, O mountains! For the Lord has comforted His people, and will have mercy […]

Praying for the Nations

Christ is King and is all-powerful. He will come again and make all things right and good.   Scripture 1 Let all the nations be gathered together, and let the people be assembled. Who among them can declare this, and show us former things? Let them hear and say, “It is truth.” “You are My […]

Praying for the Nations

May the Church be a strong witness for Christ to the nations.   Scripture 1 For the day of the Lord upon all nations is near; as you have done, it shall be done to you; the reprisal shall return upon your own head. V.17 But on Mount Zion there shall be deliverance, and there […]