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Monday, December 10, 2018
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December 2018 Scripture Calendar for Prayer

During the month of December, please think and pray on these scriptures about gifts - the gifts of our congregation and your own gifts.

 
December 1:       Ephesians 2:8-9 “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and
                            this is not your own doing: it is the gift of God – not the result of works, so
                            that no one may boast.”
 
December 2:       Worship Service
 
December 3:        1 Corinthians 14:12 “So with yourselves; since you are eager for spiritual
                             gifts, strive to excel in them for building up the church.”
 
December 4:        Psalms 76:11 “Make vows to the Lord your God, and perform them;
                             let all who are around him bring gifts to the one who is awesome.”
 
December 5:        Deuteronomy 8:18 “But remember the Lord your God, for it is He who
                             gives you power to get wealth, so that He may confirm His covenant that He
                             swore to your ancestors, as He is doing today.”
 
December 6:        John 4:10 “Jesus answered her, ‘If you knew the gift of God, and
                             who it is that is saying to you ‘give me a drink,’ you would have asked him,
                             and he would have given you living water.’”
 
December 7:        Luke 11:13 “If you then, who are evil, know how to give
                             good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the
                             Holy Spirit to those who ask him!”
 
December 8:        James 1:5 “If any of you is lacking in wisdom, ask God, who gives
                             to all generously and ungrudgingly, and it will be given to you.”
 
December 9:       Worship Service
 
December 10:       Ephesians 4:7-8 “But each of us was given grace according to the
                              measure of Christ’s gift. Therefore it is said, ‘When he ascended on high he
                              made captivity itself a captive; he gave gifts to his people.’”
 
December 11:       1 Timothy 4:14 “Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given
                              to you through prophecy with the laying on of hands by the council of elders.”
 
December 12:       Mathew 5:23-24 “So when you are offering your gifts at the altar, if you
                              remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your
                              gift there before the alter and go; first be reconciled to your brother or sister,
                              and then come and offer your gift.”
 
December 13:       Romans 6:23 “For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God
                              is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
 
December 14:       1 Corinthians 13:2 “And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all
                              mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove
                              mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing...”
 
December 15:       Acts 2:38 “Peter said to them, ‘Repent, and be baptized every
                              one of you in the name of Jesus Christ so that your sins may be forgiven; and
                              you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.’”
 
December 16:      Worship Service
 
December 17:       2 Timothy 1:6-7 “For this reason I remind you to rekindle the gift of God
                              that is within you for the laying on of my hands; For God did not give us the
                              spirit of cowardice, but rather a spirit of power and of love and of self discipline.”
 
December 18:       John 6:32 “Then Jesus said to them, ‘Very truly, I tell you, it was
                              not Moses who gave you the bread from heaven, but it is my Father who
                              gives you the true bread from heaven.’”
 
December 19:       1 Peter 4:10 “Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God,
                              serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received.”
 
December 20:       1 Chronicles 16:2-3 “When David had finished offering the burnt offerings
                              and the offerings of well-being, he blessed the people in the name of the Lord;
                              and he distributed to every person in Israel – man and woman alike – to each
                              a loaf of bread, a portion of meat, and a cake of raisins.”
 
December 21:       Psalms 112:9 “They have distributed freely, they have given to the
                              poor; their righteousness endures forever; their horn is exalted in honor.”
 
December 22:       Revelation 22:17 “The Spirit and the bride say, ‘Come.’ And let everyone
                              who hears say, ‘Come.’ And let everyone who is thirsty come. Let anyone
                              who wishes take the water of life as a gift.”
 
December 23:      Worship Service
 
December 24:       John 3:16 “For God so loved the world that He gave His only Son,
                              so that everyone who believes in Him may not perish but may have eternal life.”
 
December 25:       2 Corinthians 9:15 “Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift.”
 
December 26:       Matthew 11:28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and are carrying
                              heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.”
 
December 27:       James 1:17 “Every generous act of giving, with every perfect gift, is
                              from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no
                              variation or shadow due to change.”
 
December 28:       John 14:27 “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to
                              you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be
                              troubled, and do not let them be afraid.”
 
December 29:       Revelation 21:6 “Then he said to me, ‘It is done! I am the Alpha and
                              the Omega, the beginning and the end. To the thirsty I will give water as a
                              gift from the spring of the water of life.”
 
December 30:       Worship Service