Daily Devotional for Friday May 25, 2018
You are the Reason Liveprayer is a Beacon of Light to the Lost and Hurting
(Deuteronomy 7:8; Romans 5:8; Ephesians 2:4,5)
***DAILY PERSONAL PRAYER FOR YOU!!! Lord, thank you for meeting my daily needs as you have promised in your Word. I look to you and your alone for my sustenance through life, and thank you for your faithfulness. Please help me to be a good steward of the funds you entrust into my care during this life, and give me favor in my finances, and wisdom in my decisions. In the name of Jesus I pray...AMEN!
As we are already ending the 5th month of 2018, I pray daily for you and your family to know God’s favor, richest blessings, peace, joy, and the abundance of life He has promised to His followers!!!
We went through the most difficult 4 months in the 19 yrs of Liveprayer last September thru December. These were by far the most challenging 4 months for me as well, dealing with many difficult personal issues at the same time. I deeply appreciate more than you will ever know the prayers and love you have shown me and this ministry, and your most generous sacrifices. In those difficult days over these many years, I always drew strength from you and all of those in the Liveprayer family.
YOU ARE THE REASON LIVEPRAYER HAS BEEN A BEACON OF LIGHT TO THE HURTING AND HOW SO MANY LOST SOULS HAVE COME TO KNOW JESUS AS THEIR PERSONAL SAVIOR!!!
I also wanted to thank you for your sacrificial gifts during the first 5 months of 2018. You will never know the lives reached, the souls saved, because of your faithfulness and obedience in making those sacrifice to His work here at Liveprayer.
Sadly, over the past 4 years, several friends of Liveprayer who the Lord richly blessed in this life and who lovingly shared some of their resources to further the Lord’s work here at Liveprayer, have gone on to their rewards in Glory! home to be with the Lord. The full effect of losing these dear friends financial support have made our monthly operational budget more difficult, especially in 2017.
In late December last year, one of our dear friends was led to send a special year-end gift of $100,000 to help God’s work here at Liveprayer. Many, many others were able to make significant year-end gifts in December to help us make up virtually all of our 2017 shortfall.
However, let me be perfectly clear. It wasn’t the gift of some wealthy person Jesus spoke of at the Temple, but a widow and her few mites. The fact is, everyone is at a different place financially. It is not the amount of the gift God see, but the obedience and the heart that gives it!
Let me take a moment and testify!!! These last 4 months of 2017 were the most challenging in 25 yrs of ministry, 19 here at Liveprayer, as well as my personal life in 60 yrs of precious life. However, God promised to never leave us nor forsake us and His promises are TRUE!
Even in those darkest moments He is there to watch over you and keep you. Be faithful! Be obedient! Know that though your faith and the Lord's strength you can overcome anything as you keep pressing on towards the PRIZE!!! AMEN!!!
Let me share this with you as well! Memo to satan: Once again you end up being the loser you always have been, are, and always will be! Liveprayer is NOT dead, quite to the contrary! Liveprayer is stronger than ever.!!! Hear ye the Word of the Lord, "Greater is He that is in me, than he that is in the world!!!!" AMEN!
Please continue to pray for me and HIS work here at Liveprayer as we continue the work God called us to 19 yrs ago, and pray about what God is calling you to do to help me each month to insure our $50,000 operating budget is taken care of by the last day of that month. Seek the Lord and ask Him to show you what He is asking you to do during 2018 to make it a year free of daily, often hourly, financial challenges.
I start each month the same way I have for the 19 years of Liveprayer, in prayer, not asking for riches but simply for the Lord to provide what we require that month to fulfill our daily work for millions worldwide each day and not a penny more.
Pray about the part God is calling you to play each month in this literal miracle work of the Almighty that has impacted hundreds of millions of lives worldwide over the years, averages 40,000 prayer requests each day that we pray over and respond to, and most important, the over 1.3 million souls we know who have come to faith in Jesus since we started on August 31, 1999!!!
***MAY FINANCIAL UPDATE: As we down to the final 6 days May (with a Monday holiday), please be praying about what the Lord is calling you to do to help me cover the $50,000 we require for our May ministry operations.
So far $7,000 has come in leaving $43,000. I am praying for one of our friends who the Lord has blessed to help me today with a special one-time gift of $7,000, and everyone else “giving as they are able to give” to cover another $21,000 by next Tuesday!!!
A special one-time special gift of $7,000 today, everyone else sacrificing what they are able whether that is $10, $20, $50, $100, $1000 or more to cover another $21,000 by next Tuesday. That is $28,000 would leave only $15,000 to carry into June which is manageable. OUR GOD IS ABLE!!!
I deeply appreciate your prayers and sacrifices to make God’s work here at Liveprayer available for the multitudes worldwide we minister to each day!!! Together, through His strength and blessings, we have been able to impact tens of millions of lives worldwide, seeing over 1.3m souls we know of come to faith in Jesus.
TO GIVE A GIFT TO LIVEPRAYER, you can use your major credit card or PayPal at: http://www.liveprayer.com/donation.cfm or you can mail your gift to: Liveprayer, 6660 46th Ave. North, St. Petersburg, FL 33709. All gifts to Liveprayer are 100% tax deductible!!!
I love you and care about you so much. Know that you and your family are in my prayers daily, and may HIS richest blessings be yours as you serve and follow our Lord!!!
In His love and service, Your friend, brother, and co-laborer in His work, Bill Keller