Mar 2, 2012

Friday SHINE.....

Today's Reading: Romans 14

Happy Friday, SHINE!

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So, for some reason, God speaks to me when I am mopping my floor. Yep, every time.

Yesterday, He told me what today's Friday challenge needs to be. Seriously, He did.

He's cool like that.

Okay, today's challenge:

Pray for someone in your life that it not saved and who does not have a relationship with Christ. This is very personal to me. I have someone very close to me that is not a believer.

I love this person very much, and my HOPE is in the LORD regarding their salvation. I am trusting the Lord with this, and praying daily for them to receive Him.

As I was mopping, my eyes filled with tears as I thought about the many that do not know Christ. They are right here beside us in our very own schools, neighborhoods, and families.

It's so scary, girls. I mean, eternity is forever. An eternity that is not with Jesus will not be a pretty one. It will be horrible. Beyond horrible. I don't even know a word horrible enough to describe it.

So, today let's make a point to pray specifically today for these people in our lives that do not know Him. The one True God. The King of Kings and Lord of Lords.

Lift their names to the Father all day. If you do not know anyone personally (you are lucky), then please just pray for the ones in your fellow SHINE girls lives that need Jesus.

I cannot imagine a better way to be a friend to someone. Praying for their salvation. Huge, girls, HUGE.

Happy Weekend-ing, girls!

so thankful for His Mercy,


**After typing this post, I realized that someone reading this may not be a believer in Christ.If you are not, and you have never accepted Him as your Savior, I would love to pray for you. The Word says:

Romans 10:9-11:

9 If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved. 11 As Scripture says, “Anyone who believes in him will never be put to shame.”

He loves you, friend.


  1. I think this is a beautiful thought and i so agree. The Lord puts people in our lives and fills us with a desire to pray for them. The first person that popped into my head is a woman I;ve never met, except through Twitter. Thanks for your writing. j

  2. Praying-praying-praying! On my knees daily for those who don't know the Lord!! This hurts me more than anything else in the world! I just can't bear the thought of anyone spending eternity in hell :( hurts me to the core and I just can't fathom it. Praying for everyone lost!

  3. Anonymous3/02/2012

    I love it that you wrote this today!!! I was just thinking about my cousin last night that is not saved. I want so badly to see God move in his life, he has a great heart. Thanks Jill! ~Sarah

  4. Anonymous3/02/2012

    This one is wonderful ... I have been praying for a friend who is trying to adopt a second child right now because she couldn't have another. I pray for her all the time and for this child and that somehow through it all she finds God. I will pray even harder for her this week!

  5. Today was the day of my work week where I have to drive around to my 4 offices. It's usually about 2 hours of driving. For the majority of my drive today, I was praying for a particular friend's salvation. This is just a reminder to me that there are so many more that I should include in those prayers. Thank you Jill!!!


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