Wig’s Word of God Today 9-15-2011
Attend to yourself and to your teaching; persevere in both tasks, for by doing so you will save both yourself and those who listen to you.
1 Timothy 4:16
1 Timothy 4:12-16, Psalm 111 & Luke 2:33-35
The day has finally come after weeks of meetings, prayers and fasting. We meet the men we have been called to minister to in a maximum-security prison. I find myself reflecting on Paul’s message to Timothy to persevere in taking care of you for the Glory of God but as importantly to persevere for those who allow me an opportunity to help in embracing the Word of God. There are so many different types of efforts to accomplish this no matter where you are or what you are doing; there are people who will need your zeal for God’s Mercy.
Last night I felt this from my wife as I stood next to a McDonald’s talking to the Commander of my Disabled American Veteran’s Group. As we talked about my pending voluntary lock-up, he reflected on a story of helping a Veteran in prison who needed help acquiring his medications for a military related illness. As we stood there, two females began shouting at each other and then began punching one another just behind our car up against the McDonald’s building. My wife who was sitting in the car next to us with an open window turned and said something like “come on girls, God doesn’t want us to fight with one another.” People who are empowered by the LORD’s Truth speak up more to share Christ’s love with confidence and joy. My wife is am amazing woman in Christ who loves the LORD. Her passion for His Truth empowers me to Trust God even more.
So we ask in prayer: Dear God, we pray today to always persevere and share the Truth with anyone who will listen. We pray today for our Kairos Prison Ministry Team who begins our ministry weekend today. We continue our prayers for the NJ/Philadelphia Emmaus Team Leader Tom Stilley who is searching for candidates to share the Walk to Emmaus. We pray for my daughter Alexandra’s peace and healing. We pray for the people known and unknown who will one day learn of God’s Truth by our perseverance. In Jesus Name we pray. Amen.
God Bless His Truth for America,
Thomas Joe Cruz-Wiggins
“Spirit led God inspired Christ fed“
Be Diligent in Godly Matters
Be His example
Waiver not in Truth
Guided by the Light
Purity in your youth
Believers seek faith
Proper conduct lived
Love for your neighbor
God’s Word to give
Neglect not God’s gift
In Word or speaking too
Be diligent in Godly matters
For those who listen to you
© Thomas Joe Cruz-Wiggins September 15, 2011 @ 5:45 AM EST
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