Sharing God’s Love – Prayer for May 19. A banner is used as a means of identifying something, it shows what or who something or someone belongs to. Let’s tell God to raise his banner over us, who is sharing God’s love so that people can identify us with him.
Bible Verse for Today
“Let him lead me to the banquet hall, and let his banner over me be love.” (Song of Solomon 2:4)
Flags were made from their medieval equivalents, known then as standards military to announce the presence of an army. So banners can be used to indicate the presence of an important personality at occasions like tournaments and ceremonies. A banner always bear the insignia of the person or the nation which it publishes. The flags of these modern days are not much different, it is a national symbol, the focus of national unity and loyalty. Its general features are usually symbolic expressions of the nation’s history, geography, and aspirations. The body of Christ is a nation of priests and an army of the Lord. We have an indisputable banner, though not material, it is real and eternal. This banner of Christ inspires true Christians to manfully fight on to the very end. His love is our banner and we are sharing God’s love.
King Solomon and the Israelites have tasted of the love of God which is why King Solomon made mention of the love of God as the banner over him. It was out of this love that God delivered them from the hands of the Egyptians. Out of this same love, Jesus died for us to rescue us from sin. The banner of love over that God has placed over us, we must show it to people, it shows our identity as one who is from God. The wicked and sinful world requires our compassion and love, we must extend the banner to the world.
Sharing God’s Love Prayer for Today
Lord, your banner is love, your banner is success, your banner is prosperity, your banner is joy, and your banner is greatness – I pray Lord, that you raise your banner over me so that people will identify me with you. Lord, please destroy the banner of the evil ones over my life. Let people see your love in me, and let your joy be my strength. Let’s everybody share God’s love. Amen.
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