Day 74–March 14, 2020 - Salvation Army Canada
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Floyd and Tracey Tidd
Dear friends,

On Thursday, April 9, together we complete the journey of 100 Days of Unceasing Prayer and Shared Scripture. Across the territory we have heard the stories of people being inspired by what they are seeing God do in and through The Salvation Army. People have bonded together in prayer as we lifted up the various ministry expressions through daily, focused prayer requests. We have learned much more about the communities in which we serve.

Thank you for sharing this journey. Thank you for your prayers. Thank you for listening to God as he has spoken through his Word in the shared Scripture readings from Genesis to Revelation.

We want to also say thank you to those who have already completed the survey and shared with us what God has been impressing upon your hearts and minds through this journey. For those who haven’t had the opportunity yet, we encourage you to take some time during these days of “staying home” to share your thoughts.

As we began the 100 Days journey, none of us could have ever imagined that we would be in the midst of a pandemic at the end of it. We are confident that God knew what lay ahead. This discipline of prayer and shared Scripture has been used by God to prepare us for these days, and the days that will follow. As we spend these days “social distancing,” let’s remain committed to prayer for one another, and for Canada and Bermuda. Let’s remember to continue to spend time in Scripture.

We continue to count it a privilege to be partners in the gospel (Philippians 1:3-5) and together anticipate all that God has in mind to do in and through his Army of salvation.Yours in Christ,

Floyd and Tracey Tidd, Commissioners
Territorial Leaders, Canada and Bermuda


Day 74–March 14, 2020

Filed Under: 100 Days


Unceasing Prayer


Ministry Expression
Saint John Hope Community Church, Saint John, N.B.

Praise
We are grateful that we exceeded our Christmas financial goal of $200,000 this past year by raising $227,000. As well, many individuals, organizations and businesses came forward to express their support financially and through hands-on volunteering. This really demonstrated to us that they see the value of The Salvation Army in our community.

Petition
Pray for our congregation as we go through a teaching time on the four pillars of a fruitful mission—pray, plan, praise and purpose—and that they will put them into practice.

Intercession
Pray for the most vulnerable in our community to break the cycle of poverty by making positive steps in their lives and by submission to God.


Shared Scripture


Passage
Acts 8:26-40

Reflect
Philip felt a “nudge” from God to help the Ethiopian. Have you ever felt a “nudge” from God? How would you recognize it? What did you do about it?

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