Prayer Tip: What Would Jesus Say to Church of the Resurrection?

Posted Apr 29, 2018

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Daily Scripture

Matthew 5:13-16

[Jesus said to his disciples,] "You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its saltiness, how will it become salty again? It's good for nothing except to be thrown away and trampled under people's feet. You are the light of the world. A city on top of a hill can't be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a basket. Instead, they put it on top of a lampstand, and it shines on all who are in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before people, so they can see the good things you do and praise your Father who is in heaven.”

Prayer Tip

This week we will be discussing what Jesus might say to our church. As we discuss this, one thing is made black and white in Scripture, and that is that Jesus cares about our church. Jesus cares about the health of our church because it is how people come to know him. He cares that its members are healthy and are building one another up. Our church is a growing, living, breathing thing and it matters to God.

He knows every person who has walked in and out of our doors. He knows every person who has led and every person who has followed. He has seen every Coffee with the Pastors and been at every church gathering. I believe he gets excited watching his children grow and thrive in his house.

This week especially would be a good time to pray for our church. You could pray for a different section of the sanctuary every day. You could pick a different ministry to pray for every day, or a different pastor or Sunday school teacher. You could pray over the playground equipment and the tables by the coffee shop. Whatever you choose to do, I encourage you to pray every day for a week for our church. I believe in the power of prayer. Let’s continue to grow in a healthy way.

Dear Lord, Thank you for this place of worship. We know that wherever two or three are gathered in your name you promised to be there. Be with us and guide us to serve our church in ways that are pleasing to you, so we can all watch your transformative power keep making our church more pleasing to you. Make us stronger, wiser and more diligent disciples. Amen.

 - Ashly Cooley, Counseling & Support Ministries

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Ashly Cooley

Ashly Cooley

Ashly supports the Congregational Care ministry at Resurrection Leawood. She works primarily with our Counseling and Support ministries.

This week we will be discussing what Jesus might say to our church. As we discuss this, one thing is made black and white in Scripture, and that is that Jesus cares about our church. Jesus cares about the health of our church because it is how people come to know him. He cares that its members are healthy and are building one another up. Our church is a growing, living, breathing thing and it matters to God.  

He knows every person who has walked in and out of our doors. He knows every person who has led and every person who has followed. He has seen every Coffee with the Pastors and been at every church gathering. I believe he gets excited watching his children grow and thrive in his house.  

This week especially would be a good time to pray for our church. You could pray for a different section of the sanctuary every day. You could pick a different ministry to pray for every day, or a different pastor or Sunday school teacher. You could pray over the playground equipment and the tables by the coffee shop. Whatever you choose to do, I encourage you to pray every day for a week for our church. I believe in the power of prayer. Let’s continue to grow in a healthy way. 

Dear Lord, Thank you for this place of worship. We know that wherever two or three are gathered in your name you promised to be there. Be with us and guide us to serve our church in ways that are pleasing to you, so we can all watch your transformative power keep making our church more pleasing to you. Make us stronger, wiser and more diligent disciples. Amen.

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