Saturday, July 23, 2016

Honoring Women And Children In A World At War Days 11-13



You Version (YV)
reading plan of


Day 11, Day 12 and Day 13
{for the weekend}

YV
Day 11
"Equality of Women and Values as Individuals"

Exodus 17:15; Galatians 3:28; Ephesians 1:3; Romans 8:17; Ezekiel 34:27

(which is topic #10 at "Prayers for Crown Jewels")
where you can join me in praying this

"Jehovah-Nissi (the LORD our Banner), there is no one who comes to You more worthy than another. We are all in need of Your grace and Your offer of redemption—whether we are Hindu, Muslim, Jew, Catholic, Protestant, Evangelical, Charismatic, or atheist; slave or free; female or male. Break down the dividing walls so all who are in Your Church see the unity of each disciple of Jesus equally bound together on the cross." ... please continue the prayer with the PCJ site

YV Day 12
(which is topic #11 at "Prayers for Crown Jewels")

"Establish the Righteous in Key Positions"

YV Day 13
(which is topic #12 at "Prayers for Crown Jewels")

"Evangelism of the Lost"

The one for today with 
"Prayers for Crown Jewels"
is topic #23
"The POOR"

This prayer touches my heart and my mission field deeply

You can read the prayers daily at
"Prayers for Crown Jewels"
HOME
which correspond to the date

Yesterday's #22 "Physical and Emotional Healing"
Tomorrow's #24 "Prison Reform"

oh, such heart issues and such beautiful prayers
written by Karen Deits Carlson

Thank you Karen!



Thursday, July 21, 2016

Honoring Women And Children In A World At War #10



Sharing the You Version
Bible Reading Plan
which is Day 10

however it's daily topic
the website that provided this plan from
Karen Deits Carlson 

Nahum 1:2-3; Ezekiel 18:23;Deuteronomy 4:24; Hebrews 10:31; Micah 7:7-8; Psalms 57:6; Ezekiel 45:9; Psalms 28:3-4

always wonderful scriptures given to reflect on for each daily topic

"Father, You are slow to anger. You do not feel any pleasure in the death of the wicked. Your desire is for them to turn, to repent, to be restored, and to walk in Your ways. You offer forgiveness to each and every one of those guilty of not keeping Your holy standard even to the one who has been responsible for despicable acts against women and children. That is Your Father-heart. However, Your righteousness cannot tolerate the wicked in Your presence, O Consuming Fire. ..."

...to continue with this prayer please click on the linked #9

Today at "Prayers for Crown Jewels"
the devotional/prayer is
"MORALITY"
#21 on the list of daily topics


Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Honoring Women And Children In A World At War #9

at my You Version Bible Reading Plan this is #9 
"Education of Girls & Freedom from Sexual Harassment"
 and this topic is very important for this blog and our world



Revelation 1:3; Psalms 25:4-5; Philippians 4:8

You can read this completely over at the site this originates from
"Prayers for Crown Jewels"
that's also where that adorable photo comes from
and the start of this
PRAYER
for
these
"crown jewels"

"Heavenly Father, You place a high priority on reading and meditating on Your Word. You bless those individuals who read and hear Your words. Throughout history, disastrous errors came into Your Church and cultures when the general populous became illiterate. When the few and powerful are the only individuals who know how to read, personal liberties are minimal or non-existent.

The more education a girl has, the less likely she is to be a victim ... "

to continue with this prayer
please click here

while over at the main site
you can read today's topic #20

"MODERN DAY SLAVERY and ..."

a really hot topic and needed one for the purpose of this blog
"women and children"
indeed
and
putting an 
END
to this
by
"Honoring ..."

one another

Respect and dignity for humans
created in God's image
in need of a Savior
EVERY ONE!





Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Honoring Women And Children In A World At War #8

at You Version this is #8 
"Discipleship and Spiritual Growth" 
in this reading plan


John 15:1-2; Ephesians 3:20; James 1:5;
  • Ephesians 5:1; Matthew 5:16; 
  • Philippians 1:21; 2 Samuel 7:26

"Adonai (Lord of my life), Your Son is the True Vine; we are the branches. In order to bear more spiritual fruit, You prune each branch. It is not typically enjoyable. Some women and children are going through intense pruning right now. Encourage each one today to know that their circumstances are not more than they can bear, although humanly, it looks like they are. " ...

to continue reading this prayer click on the link 

or

go directly to the website 

"Prayers for Crown Jewels"

{the one for today over at "Prayers for Crown Jewels" Home is 
#19 "Malnutrition" in the topics or Home}

Rom. 8:20-22I Kings 2:19-22Gen. 1:28-31Prov. 10:4Matt. 6:11
Ps. 34:9-10

Let us join in 
PRAYER
to the
LORD 
who will provide
but we must do our part


Thanks to Karen Deits Carlson for this "prayer" plan
and sharing prayers for these issues.




Monday, July 18, 2016

Honoring Women And Children In A World At War #7


This is the one on my You Version Plan for today

"Corruption, Lying and Stealing"
  • Jeremiah 22:3; Hebrews 10:19; 
  • 2 Peter 2:19-20; Psalms 1:1; 
  • 2 Peter 1:3;Psalms 5:6; Psalms 109:7-8
  •                 Deuteronomy 16:19; 

however, "Prayers for Crown Jewels" has a different one



[both links are to "Prayers for Crown Jewels"]
Prayers on both topics are wonderful, so are the scripture readings chosen.





"Dear Father, You have clearly told us what is good for mankind. You require us to do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with You. When we fail, You see it all, El-Roi (the Strong One Who Sees).

We have confidence to enter boldly into the Holy Place because of the blood of Jesus. Therefore, we take a stand against the corruption, lying, and stealing in this world and in Your church. It is not Your way or Your plan. Break the bonds that enslave these leaders to corruption, and may they find freedom in Jesus. ...


{to continue the prayer, please click on the link for "Corruption, ..."(topic #6)} ... in Jesus' name, Amen!!!




Thursday, July 14, 2016

Honoring Women And Children In A World At War #14


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I started to share these devotionals or readings from "Prayers for Crown Jewels" yesterday here which I found as a Bible Reading plan at You Version, however Karen Deits Carlson shares them also each day at the "Prayers for Crown Jewels" website, but it's #14 for today over there, the website corresponds to the day. The You Version link (YV) above goes to the current day reading, as will any daily link, the link is the same. Now that I understand this or know a little more of how this works, I've decided to read on "Prayers for Crown Jewels" website and so I skipped ahead from Day 2 on my YV plan, which I shared yesterday "Access to Scripture", which is #1 in Topics, to #14 


these are the scripture readings chosen
  • Jeremiah 46:11
  • Matthew 18:21-22
  • Hebrews 12:15
  • Matthew 5:44
  • John 14:26
  • Galatians 2:20
  • Lamentations 3:22-23

I just love the prayer given at "Prayers for Crown Jewels" and I hope you will join us today and pray this:

"Millions of women and children today need You, O Comforter, as they struggle to make it through the day. Unbelievable horrors have been levied against them, who are made in Your likeness, who are reflections of Your glory. Wrong after wrong, year after year, they have hung on by a thread. Multitudes do not know that You are the Balm of Gilead, the only One who can soothe, heal, and restore.


Jesus taught to forgive those who harm and shatter everything near and dear. Remind them how much You have forgiven them. You know the abuse each one has faced and/or is facing today. May Your Holy Spirit bring to mind any unconfessed sin or person to forgive. In faith these women and children will resist the roots of bitterness, rage, and hopelessness to be planted in their spirits. You stand ready to gather these precious souls into Your arms enabling them to forgive their enemies or their families for their part in this abuse.
Because of the enemy’s lies, some may even blame You. Many women have regrets over choices they made. Encourage them to forgive themselves. As each one reaches out in the power of the Holy Spirit to forgive, may You overwhelm them with peace and joy in their spirits. Only You can make that exchange. Use this in their lives to show others around them the difference of Christianity, which is Christ in them.
We acknowledge that Your loving-kindnesses and Your compassion never ceases or fails. They are new every morning. Even though many circumstances cloud that truth, we believe that Your faithfulness is great. It is hard to understand that these women and children are blessed because You will embrace them in a way most of us will never experience. "Karen D.Carlson

Please continue this
PRAYER
journey with me
"Honoring Women and Children ..."
either with
You Version or Karen's website

I feel today's prayer can be prayed for many of us!


If I do continue to link each day ... I will no longer be sharing the prayer but asking/hoping that you follow either the link to You Version or continue daily at "Prayers for Crown Jewels" HOME.




Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Honoring Women And Children In A World At War #1 and #2


"Tired of wringing your hands, shaking your head, or even giving up over the suffering in the world today? Our world is at war. Because millions of women and children have been tagged as disposable, forgotten, or hidden, they live under the radar. Just about anything can be done to them, and it is. However, scriptural prayer has the power to change lives in addressing issues affecting these precious ones!"

This reading plan at You Version was provided by
Karen Deits Carlson
Prayers for Crown Jewels

Introduction

Day 1


"The conflict began with Eve. Satan knew her God-given nature was more trusting, more nurturing, and less aggressive than Adam’s. It was no mistake that he singled her out. He would do whatever it took to mar the image of the One he hated, the One who had all the best of femininity as well as masculinity. His tactics haven’t changed over the millennia.


Half of humanity is female. If that half is not honored and appreciated with purpose and dignity as created equally before God, then abuse, perversion, and hatred of women follows. Oppression and poverty trail after, affecting all in society: men, women, children, and the unborn. No period in history, including our own, is exempt from the horrors inflicted upon women and children. The current facts and figures of individuals made in the image of God within this prayer battle plan are staggering—defined in terms of millions and billions. We can close our eyes and ears to what is happening today. But with the advent of globalization, we will find it in our own backyard soon. Some already have.
Once made aware, we want to help, to be a part of the solution. But we don’t know how. If there was only a way….There is a way. We can confidently approach the very throne of God and stand as an advocate for these distressed women and children. Jesus said if we do anything for the least of our brethren, we do it unto Him. God is the only One who knows exactly what each one needs today; He is the only One who can give help that will last. It is to our loving heavenly Father that we must go.
One day we will stand before a holy God to give an account of how we spent the time He gave us here on earth. Will we take up in the power of the Spirit the armor He has given us to fight against the rulers, powers, and world and spiritual forces of this wicked darkness? Many of the victims caught in these dark webs do not even know the name of Jesus. What a responsibility and privilege we have to pray for them!
Jesus said He was the Light of the World. He commanded us to walk as children of the Light and not hide under a basket. Our prayers for the least of these are a fragrant offering unto Him.
One candle, one prayer, in the darkness can give light.
Thousands can drive the darkness away. "Karen Deits Carlson

I would love for you to
JOIN
me in reading
either the
32 Day - You Version Reading Plan
Karen's mission/ministry website
{check out Daily Topics for stories and prayers}
or
better yet her book
by buying the book, you help support the ministry


Of course, I would love to share these daily here, but Karen has beautifully made 31 available on her site; and if I do like I did today and link, it only links to the plan, not to the day ... so I highly recommend doing this over at the website "Prayers for Crown Jewels" (each of the 31 have a title/topic over at the site - and since I started the plan, I cannot link to the days because it links to my own plan {I guess, unless I sign out, and try it but I don't remember my sign-in stuff, so I can't} so until later ... try either You Version or "Prayers for Crown Jewels"
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My Day 2 at You Version
was
this one at
"Prayers for Crown Jewels"

"Access to Scripture"
{and the resources are incredible extra information}
it starts out like this

"Dear Heavenly Father, hundreds of millions in our world do not have even a portion of Your Word in their heart language." ...
to continue reading and praying this prayer
please follow the link


I really hope you do
PRAY
these prayers
along with me
"Honoring Women And Children"

I'm so thankful for people like Karen, who do work like this. As you know that is the reason for my MISSION blog ... and my mission, given more specifically to me by God in 2007 after being here in Mexico since 1996 ... with a calling to what I thought would be just "children" yet God spoke clearly "women and children" in 2007 ... and even men ... because children grow up and many have not been nurtured or trained as they should have been, and loved as everyone deserves and IS by God and should be by us.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

"Will You Open the Door?"



Loved | Valued | Purposed

I have been meaning to share this ministry here at MISSIONS ever since I chose "TREASURES" as my charity at Amazon, every time I make a purchase from Amazon, "Treasures" is suppose to receive a donation of 0.5% (but you have to be sure that you are not just signed in to your account but also signed in to smile (dot) amazon instead of just amazon (dot) com. and that's the part I forget to check and be sure. [Find out more about smile (dot) amazon here; "how do I get started" here and selecting one of so many charitable organizations or better yet check to see if one you know is listed for so many great causes, like dog rescues (or any pet/animal organization, health organizations or issues like Alzheimer's, Diabetes, Cancer, Heart ...and on and on... innumerable places need funding)]

But my point of this blog post is not Amazon ... that is why the initial question and link is to this organization because this article on their blog, is just one glimpse into their need ... since they have received notice that they had to move out of their building and relocate this ministry, which puts them in a bit of a predicament but also an opportunity to move to an ideal place closer to an area where there is greater need. 

Image result for open red front door

Please click over and read "Will You Open the Door?" {it's not that long} ... and while you're there maybe look around and pray where God might want to use you or perhaps help you become better aware of ministries of this nature that are so needed in the USA and what you can do... this link gives 11 ways you can help like PRAYING.   
                    


I've waited far too long to share on this and I hope I will be able to share more soon because God re-assigned me to this MISSION in 2007
even when I was not trained for this
and
it is such a great need where I am as it is for
"TREASURES"
where they are located
Perhaps we can help
OPEN THE DOOR
will you?
open the door to your heart
hear what God is speaking
to you too
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