Season of Prayer – Day Seven

Mark 1:14-20

Mark 1:14    After John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee announcing God’s good news,  15 saying, “Now is the time! Here comes God’s kingdom! Change your hearts and lives, and trust this good news!” 

Mark 1:16    As Jesus passed alongside the Galilee Sea, he saw two brothers, Simon and Andrew, throwing fishing nets into the sea, for they were fishermen.  17  “Come, follow me,” he said, “and I’ll show you how to fish for people.”  18  Right away, they left their nets and followed him.  19  After going a little farther, he saw James and John, Zebedee’s sons, in their boat repairing the fishing nets.  20  At that very moment he called them. They followed him, leaving their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired workers. 

Listening to God:  I want to do something new in you and in your church.  This new thing is of a piece with what I have been with you, but it is also fresh and different.  I want you to turn away from your contentment with the way things are and ask me what I want you to be doing.  I want you to partner with me now, not next week or next year.  There are people all around you who need what only I can give.  Let me use you to be good news to them.

Journal or lift up your prayers and reflections to God.  

fish net on gray surface

It’s a Sabbath Day – in addition to your personal prayer time worship God in community today!  If you are local to the Olathe area, we would love to have you join us for worship at either 10:30am or 5pm.

*Our season of prayer guide comes from Joan Gray’s book, Sailboat Church: Helping Your Church Rethink Its Mission and Practice.

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