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DAILY DEVOTIONAL THURSDAY JULY 28, 2016
(John 3:16, 14:6)
***JULY FINANCIAL UPDATE: My friend, I am doing all I can to keep Liveprayer alive and ministering to so many hurting souls around the world each day, not to mention being able to see people make that decision for Christ! As we are down to the final 3 days in July, and thanks to many friends helping me, we are down to the final $15,000 from our June shortfall that is obviously WAYYYY past due, in addition to our entire July budget of $65,000 for our internet and TV operations.
Currently, in addition to the final $15,000 from June, $40,000 of our critical July’s operations are past due!
***I desperately need one, two, or three of our friends who God has richly blessed to send a special one-time gift of $15,000 to clear up our June shortfall and the $40,000 to cover operations from the first weeks of July. IT IS CRITICAL WE COVER $15,000 AND THE OTHER $40,000 TODAY SINCE IF I CAN’T COVER THESE BASIC OPERATIONAL NEEDS BY FRIDAY WE ARE IN SERIOUS TROUBLE.
***My friend, I am doing all I can to keep Liveprayer alive, but we are hanging on by sheer faith. I desperately need several of our friends to help me today. We are at a very critical place today and after 17 yrs and all of the ministry we have provided to 10s of millions worldwide faithfull 24/7, I refuse to accept that God is done with His work here over $80,000!!!
If you are able to the extra mile and wire the funds to our Wells Fargo account or drop by a branch in your area and deposit them into our account, it would help me a great deal!!!
Of course you can overnight a check today to our office or put the gift on your credit card or Paypal. I desperately need one or two of our friends in the Liveprayer family who God has blessed during this season to be able to step up and help me cover this $15,000 of seriously past due operational needs from our June budget immediately, along with $40,000 of our July operations that are due. Feel free to email me for any information at: email@example.com
I have walked this walk for so many years by faith, and continue to do so today as I await those God is calling to help me as He has many times throughout these years of faithful service. HIS WORK, MY WORK, IS IN HIS HANDS AND YOURS!
I NEED ONE OR TWO OF OUR FRIENDS GOD IS SPEAKING TO ABOUT STEPPING UP AND MAKING A HUGE SACRIFICE AT THIS CRITICAL MOMENT. HE ALWAYS HAS A RAM IN THE BUSH AND I AM ON MY KNEEES IN FAITH FOR THE ONE GOD HAS ENABLED TO HELP ME TODAY!!!
Over the years, God has raised up many different friends of His work here who at critical times made a special sacrifice of $20,000, $50,000, in one case $80,000, and several times $100,000. I am standing in faith that as everyone prays and those who are able give according to your ability to give, we can bring in the $80,000 we require to clear up June and end July with all of our operations current!!! HE IS ABLE!!!
TO GIVE A GIFT TO LIVEPRAYER, you can use your major credit card on our secure server at: www.liveprayer.com under the "Donation" link, you can give using your PayPal account using my email address: firstname.lastname@example.org , or you can mail your gift to: Liveprayer, 6660 46th Ave. North, St. Petersburg, FL 33709. All gifts to Liveprayer are 100% tax deductible. *
***DAILY PERSONAL PRAYER FOR YOU: Father, please help me to be more like Jesus each day. Help me to be kind to others, to care about others, to share the hope of the Gospel with others. I love Jesus and my greatest desire is to be more like my Savior each day. In the name of Jesus I pray…AMEN!!!
"Pastor Keller: Thank you for your message each day. More importantly, thank you for all that you are doing at Liveprayer, to bring God's message of love and hope to the world each day. I have been reading your Daily Devotional messages since 2003. I read the Devotionals every morning, before I pray. The messages always help prepare me for my talk with God and time in prayer each day. Your daily messages have also been instrumental in helping me to maintain my Faith, to stay in prayer, lean on and refer to the Bible and God's Word, and not give up, as I have gone through some extremely difficult times over the last 10-years. I have given to Liveprayer over the years, in both good times and bad, when possible. I pray today that God will multiply my humble offerings, as only He can, so that you can continue your work at Liveprayer, now and in the coming years. Please know that your tireless efforts and work at Liveprayer for the Lord is greatly appreciated, more than you know. In the name of Jesus, I am praying for Liveprayer and praying for your continued health, strength, and well being. Be blessed, Pastor Keller and thank you for all that you do!"
"Bill, I just want to thank you! I've known who God and Jesus are. But I was just asked last night when was I born again. Truth is I didn't have an answer. I wanted to have an answer and came across your video and I accepted Him into my life. Now I can say when was I born without hesitating. Thanks!"
"Bill, Thank you for your thoughts and for caring. Every night when I kneel with my sons to pray you are lifted to God. You have been for so long that when these sons pray out loud, they speak to God of you by name. I know God will bless your ministry in the coming days. It is the only real hope I see."
"Dear Bill, I've been the beneficiary of your strong, undiluted messages of truth for about seven years. During that time, you never waivered or hesitated to boldly share the truth of God.
It has been my privilege to help you financially as God has allowed me. I believe it might be easy for many of your Live Prayer recipients to fall into a state of complacency by thinking "some of the other millions of people will give ... I don't need to." Well, we ALL need to give back! If every recipient gave $1 a month to receive the daily truth of God, you wouldn't need to 'beg' each month for what is rightfully God's money to support your ministry!
This month, I stepped out in faith to try to help 'fill the gap' for the January payment that threatened to shut down your ministry. Due to some clerical errors, my social security check stopped ($602/mo.) and I haven't received a dime since last October! A supervisor at my local office went to bat for me in November but as yet, it looks like there will be no money forthcoming until March.
Fortunately I have been a good steward of what God has given me so I am able to pay my mortgage and other expenses. I know God will work all of this for His good but the point is ... if I can give out of my circumstances, trusting God all the while, then others can surely give in their circumstances too!
Trusting in Jesus everyday!"
I am at a crossroads. God has always taken care of us over these 17 yrs. Without any support, I have to begin thinking that God is shutting the door, I have been wrong all along in simply telling the truth while those who compromise, sell false hope, were correct. I REFUSE to believe selling out is the answer!!!
n our greatest need, those who believe in the truth have rallied to keep us moving forward. NOW IS THE TIME!!! Without your help, Liveprayer will become dark! We have to bring in at least $55,000 by tomorrow just to continue!!!! This is no longer about me, it about YOU and what will YOU do to preserve one of the only places people can come to hear the TRUTH!!!
For those who have given, forgive me, since if we don't bring in the minimal amount we need to continue, after 17 years at the end of August we will have to close down!!!
As I type these words tonight, I am at the end. Simply sustaining our daily operations is now a daily task. Simply paying for basic personal needs is becoming more difficult. For 25 years, I have literally sacrifice my life, my time, my talent, and my treasure to bring the lost to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ, and HIS Truth boldly and without compromise into the marketplace, as very few are doing, virtually none at a national level in the secular media
Don't think for a second I am not of flesh and blood and think about how I could have simply fallen into line like the rest. Gone on Christian TV, brought false hope into people's lives, never talked about sin or the hell that awaits those who reject Jesus, compromise and take the money from cult members, and totally sold out the faith in order to be politically correct and generate tens of millions annually to live like a rock star.
However, at the end of this life, I will stand before God our Creator like each person will. I will give an account for my life. The one thing I can honestly say when I die is that I never wavered, I never backed down from telling people the raw Truth of His Word, and that I never hesitated to boldly declare the only hope for each man is faith in Jesus Christ. That my friend, will be my lasting testimony!!!
I come today asking you to help me. Over 17 years, Liveprayer has sent personal responses to over 100 MILLION emails. We still get over 40,000 a day. Tens of millions of live worldwide have been impacted. Over 1,000,000 we know of have come to faith in Jesus. THIS IS MY ETERNAL LEGACY AND MY TRACK RECORD OF SERVICE THESE PAST 17 YEARS!!!
MY JOB...OUR JOB...IS NOT FINISHED!!!
For those who have been part of the Liveprayer family for these many years, you know that I have never sent a Devotional like this unless it was an emergency. I don't play games when it comes to the finances. I simply share our needs, get on my knees, and trust God to move on the hearts of people to provide for our needs. EACH MONTH I SIMPLY ASK OUR FRIENDS TO HELP ME PAY OUR OPERATIONS. NO BUILDINGS. NO PLANES. NO MANSIONS.
My friend, I am counting on you today. I need to hear from you today. This is critical, and I desperately need your help. We are so close to seeing the fulfillment of all Liveprayer has been raised up to be. I can't see everything stop now over a few thousand dollars, even if it was a million dollars. Somebody will lose that tonight in Vegas. Will you reach down, make the sacrifice and help me today??? I desperately need you and will be in prayer for the Lord to move on your heart to help me!
Please don't think that just because there are 2.5 million subscribers, someone else will take care of this. It has been friends like YOU over the years who God has spoken to, who have responded, who has made Liveprayer available to bring hope and salvation to so many. It will take someone like YOU today.
Also, I know there is someone reading these words who God has richly blessed, you have been praying about a place to use your resources where God can multiply them exponentially in the lives and eternal souls of men. THIS IS IT! CONTACT ME AND LET'S CHAT HOW YOU CAN HELP ME!!!
To make a gift to Liveprayer on your major credit card at our website www.liveprayer.com under the "Donation" button, or you can give from your PayPal account by using my email address, email@example.com , or you can mail it to: Liveprayer, 6660 46th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, Florida 33709.. All gifts to Liveprayer are 100% tax deductible.
I love you and care about you so much. Do you want to do something great for God with your life??? STAND WITH ME!!! I CAN'T DO THIS ALONE!!! I am asking you today to simply pray about what God may be calling you to do to help me with this effort. I am also asking you to please forward this to every person you know, personally reach out to those who God has blessed with financial resources and encourage them to support this new work, and share this email with your pastor and ask him to pray about having your church make a special missions gift towards this effort.
When this brief journey through life is over, what do we have to show for it? The only lasting legacy we have are those things we did for the Lord. I have taken my stand and will proclaim His truth with my dying breath. Today, I am asking you to pray about joining me and let's turn this nation back to God and His Truth!!!
Will you stand and fight with me???????
In His love and service,
Your friend and brother in Christ,