Geneva United Methodist Church
Saturday, September 22, 2018
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During the month of September, please think and pray on these scriptures about the Spirit, the Spirit of our congregation, and about your interactions with the Spirit.

September 1:            Philippians 4:13        “I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.”

September 2:            Worship Service

September 3:            Ephesians 6:11         “Put on the whole Armor of God, so that you will be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.”

September 4:            2 Samuel 22:40         “For you girded me with strength for battle; You made my assailants sink under me.”

September 5:            Matthew 26:41        “Stay awake and pray that you may not come into the time of trial; the spirit instead is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

September 6:            1 Timothy 6:12         “Fight the good fight of faith; take hold of the eternal life, to which you were called and for which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.”

September 7:            John 16:33                 “I have said this to you, so that in Me you may have peace.  In the world you face persecution. But take courage; I have conquered the world.”

September 8:            Isaiah 59:21              “’And as for me, this is my covenant with them, says the Lord.  My Spirit that is upon you, and My words that I have put in your mouth shall not depart out of your mouth, out of the mouths of your children, or out of the mouths of your children’s children, says the Lord, from now on and forever.”

September 9:            Worship Service

September 10:          Romans 7:6              “But now we are discharged from the law, dead to that which held us captive, so that we are no longer slaves, not under the old written code, but in the new life of the Spirit.”

September 11:          Joshua 1:9                 “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

September 12:          Galatians 6:1            “Brethren, even if anyone is caught in any trespass, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; each one looking to yourself so that you too will not be tempted.”

September 13:          Ephesians 3:16         “I pray that according to the riches of His glory, He may grant you that you may be strengthened in your inner being with power through His Spirit.”

September 14:          1 Corinthians 16:13   “Keep alert, stand firm in the faith, be courageous, be strong.”

September 15:          2 Peter 1:20-21         “First of all you must understand this, that no prophecy of  scripture is a matter of one’s own interpretation, because no prophecy ever came by human will, but men and women moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God..”

September 16:          Worship Service

September 17:          2 Timothy 4:18         “The Lord will rescue me from every evil attack, and save me safely for His heavenly kingdom.  To Him be the glory forever and ever. Amen.”

September 18:          John 6:63                 “It is the Spirit that gives life; the flesh is useless.  The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.”

September 19:          Romans 8:4              “…so that the just requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.”

September 20:          Matthew 6:13          “…and do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil, [For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.]”

September 21:          Ephesians 6:10         “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His power.”

September 22:          Philippians 1:27        “Only live your life in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that, whether I come and see you or am absent and hear about you, I will know that you are standing firm in one spirit, striving side by side with one mind for the faith of the gospel.”

September 23:          Worship Service

September 24:          Hebrews 3:13           “But encourage one another day after day, as long as it is still called “today”, so that none of you will be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.”

September 25:          1 Peter 5:9-10           “Resist him, steadfast in your faith, for you know that your brothers and sisters in all the world are undergoing the same kind of suffering.  And after you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself restore, support, strengthen and establish you.”

September 26:          John 14:26                 “But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, will teach you everything, and remind you of all that I have said to you.”

September 27:          Ephesians 6:18         “Pray in the Spirit at all times in every prayer and supplication.  To that end keep alert and always persevere in supplication for all the saints.”

 

September 28:          2 Corinthians 3:6      “Not that we are competent of ourselves to claim anything as coming from us; our competence is from God, who has made us competent to be ministers of a new covenant, not of letter but of Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.”

 

September 29:          Ephesians 6:13-17     “Therefore, put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand.  Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.  Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.”

 

September 30:          Worship Service