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Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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january 2019 Scripture Calendar for Prayer

During the month of January, please think and pray on these scriptures about fire - the fire of the Holy Spirit that burns within you, that burns within our congregation and that burns within the whole world!

 
January 1: John 3:16-17 “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son,
that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God
did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that
the world might be saved through Him.”
 
January 2: Exodus 3:2 “And the angel of the Lord appeared to him
in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush. He looked, and behold, the bush
was burning, yet it was not consumed.”
 
January 3: Luke 3:16 “John answered them all, saying, ‘I baptize you with
water, but he who is mightier than I is coming, the strap of whose sandals I
am not worthy to untie. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with
fire.’”
 
January 4: Isaiah 43:2 “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you;
and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk
through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.”
 
January 5: 1 Corinthians 3:16-17 “Do you not know that you are
God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you? If anyone destroys God’s
temple, God will destroy him. For God’s temple is holy, and you are that
temple.”
 
January 6: Worship Service
 
January 7: Psalm 66:10 “For you, O God, have tested us; you have tried us as
silver is tried.”
 
January 8: 1 Peter 1:7 “So that the tested genuineness of your
faith – more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire – may
be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus
Christ.”
 
January 9: Jeremiah 20:9 “If I say, ‘I will not mention him, or speak any more in
his name,’ there is in my heart as it were a burning fire shut up in my bones,
and I am weary with holding it in, and I cannot.”
 
January 10: Romans 12:20 “To the contrary, if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if
he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap
burning coals on his head.”
 
January 11: Deuteronomy 5:24 “And you said, ‘The LORD our God has shown us His
glory and His majesty, and we have heard His voice from the fire.’ Today we
have seen that a person can live even if God speaks with them.”
 
January 12: 1 Corinthians 3:13 “Each one’s work will become manifest, for the day will
disclose it, because it will be revealed by fire, and the fire will test what sort
of work each one has done.”
 
January 13: Worship Service
 
January 14: 1 Peter 4:12 “Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it
comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to
you.”
 
January 15: Exodus 13:21 “And the Lord went before them by day in a pillar of
cloud to lead them along the way, and by night in a pillar of fire to give them
light, that they might travel by day and by night.”
 
January 16: Matthew 3: 11-12 “I baptize you with water for repentance. But after me
comes one who is more powerful than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to
carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirt and fire. His winnowing fork is
in his hand, and he will clear his threshing floor, gathering his wheat into the
barn and burning up the chaff with unquenchable fire.”
 
January 17: Psalm 39:3 “My heart became hot within me. As I mused, the fire
burned; then I spoke with my tongue:…”
 
January 18: Luke 24:32 “They said to each other, ‘Did not our hearts
burn within us while he talked to us on the road, while he opened to us the
Scriptures?”
 
January 19: Exodus 14:19 “Then the angel of God who was going before the host
of Israel moved and went behind them, and the pillar of cloud moved from
before them and stood behind them,…”
 
January 20: Worship Service
 
January 21: 1 Peter 5:10 “And after you have suffered a little while, the God of
all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore,
confirm, strengthen, and establish you.”
 
January 22: Jeremiah 4:4 “Circumcise yourselves to the Lord and remove the
foreskin of your heart., men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem, or else
My wrath will go forth like fire and burn with none to quench it, because of
the evil of your deeds.”
 
January 23: Acts 2:3-4 “They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that
separated and came to rest on each of them. All of them were filled with the
Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them.”
 
January 24: 2 Kings 6:17 “Then Elisha prayed and said, ‘O, LORD, I pray, open his
eyes that he may see.’ And the LORD opened the servant’s eyes and he saw,
and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around
Elisha.”
 
January 25: 2 Thessalonians 1:7 “…and give relief to you who are troubled, and to us as
well. This will happen when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven in blazing
fire with his powerful angels.”
 
January 26: Daniel 3:25 “He said, ‘Look! I see four men loosed and walking
about in the midst of the fire without harm, and the appearance of the fourth
is like a son of the gods!’”
 
January 27: Worship Service
 
January 28: Hebrews 12:28-29 “Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom
that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with
reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire.”
 
January 29: 2 Peter 3:7 “But by His word the present heavens and
earth are being reserved for fire, kept for the day of judgement and
destruction of ungodly men.”
 
January 30: Malachi 3:2-3 “But who can endure the day of his coming, and who
can stand when he appears? For his is like a refiner’s fires and like fullers’
soap. He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver, and he will purify the sons
of Levi and refine them like gold and silver, and they will bring offerings in
righteousness to the LORD.”
 
January 31: 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus
Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all
our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any
affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.”