[We all know someone who is dealing with financial problems. Here is an opportunity to pray for them. Fill their name in the blanks.]
A WAY IN THE DESERT
and there is none,
and their tongue is parched with thirst,
I the Lord will answer them…” (Isa 41:17 ESV).
“I will open rivers on the bare heights,
and fountains in the midst of the valleys.
I will make the wilderness a pool of water,
and the dry land springs of water” (Isa 41:18 ESV).
“that they may see and know,
may consider and understand together,
that the hand of the Lord has done this,
the Holy One of Israel has created it” (Isa 41:20 ESV)
“’Remember not the former things,
nor consider the things of old.
Behold, I am doing a new thing;
now it springs forth…” (Isa 43:18-19 ESV)
“…I give water in the wilderness,
rivers in the desert…”
…to give drink to my chosen people,
the people whom I formed for myself…” (Isa 43:20-21 ESV).
FATHER, remember ____. You have provided the means to make (him/her) humble. The wounds which marred CHRIST brought many sons to glory. And also, the wounds that mar ____ are designed to bring many sons to glory. Help ____ not shrink back from the difficulties for You have stirred (him/her) up in righteousness, and You will make all (his/her) ways level; ____ shall build Your city and set Your exiles free, but not for a price or reward (Isa 45:13). Cause ____ to lean on You for help remembering (his/her) life is sacrificed for Your glory.