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911 Prayer

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Ten years ago on September 11th terrorist attacks killed almost 3000: ·246 people on the four planes that landed in Pennsylvania, The Pentagon, and the World Trade Center. ·2606 in New York City in the Twin Towers and on the ground 125 at the Pentagon, 55 of which were military personnel  and 411 emergency workers who responded to the scene, including 342 firefighters, 10 paramedics, 23 NYC police officers and 37 Port Authority officers. All American citizens except for 236 from more than 90 other countries.
These are the numbers of those who died on 9/11, but the impact of 9/11 goes on. 

·-Families who lost loved ones ·-Military who have been service and many who have died serving our country in Iraq and Afghanistan ·-We have all been affected by increased security and the underlying threat of future attacks. ·-The world has changed in so many ways. 

We all have our stories and memories of 9/11. We remember where we were, and many of us lost loved ones or friends, or were impacted some way…

Meditation

"I find Thee enthroned in my heart, my Lord Jesus. It is enough. I know that Thou art throned in heaven. My heart and heaven are one." Alistair Maclean (Day 8 Meditation from Celtic Daily Prayer)

Last Sunday the message text was Revelation 5. Billy Jack did a great job unpacking the first century historical context behind the imagery of John's revelation. The lamb who was slain (crucified) and standing (risen) is on the throne (not Emperor Domitian) and holds the scrolls (which determines the course of history, and the fate of all).

And the choirs sing to the lamb (not Domitian) a "new song"

   “You are worthy to take the scroll
   and to open its seals,
because you were slain,
   and with your blood you purchased for God
   members of every tribe and language and people and nation.
10 You have made them to be a kingdom and priests to serve our God,
   and they will reign on the earth.” 11 Then I looked and heard the voice of many angels, numbering thousands upo…