Blessed be the Lord,
Because He has heard the voice of my supplications! Psalm 28:6 (NKJV)
Lately I’ve been having sandwiches with my TEA. I was inspired a few years ago by Sybil MacBeth’s book, Praying in Color. I’ve always liked to journal my prayers to keep me focused while praying. Sybil taught me that I could draw pictures, too. I was really excited when God gave me these sandwich verses!
One Saturday when I was pouring out my petitions, I wrote Psalm 28:2 at the top of my prayer journal, asking God to hear my prayers. I drew a piece of bread around the verse. Then again at the bottom of the page, I wrote Psalm 28:6 inside another slice of bread, rejoicing that He hears my prayers. Between these two verses I listed all the people and circumstances on my heart that day. And just like squirting on some mustard, I added Psalm 28:9 for flavoring along the side. It was really fun to have TEA and a sandwich with JESUS!
Save Your people,
And bless Your inheritance;
Shepherd them also,
And bear them up forever. Psalm 28:9 (NKJV)
A few days later, God showed me some THANKSGIVING verses to use for another sandwich. The top slice of bread held Psalm 107:1 and the bottom slice was Psalm 107:8. Inside the sandwich were all the people and blessings for which I am thankful. I served that sandwich to Jesus during my TEA time that day. I hope He enjoyed it!
Today’s TEA CUPP: I’d like to show you pictures of my sandwiches, but the names are all so personal and dear to my heart. You will just have to draw your own sandwiches in your prayer journal! Use these verses to get you started…
Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good!
For His mercy endures forever. Psalm 107:1 (NKJV)
Oh, that men would give thanks to the Lord for His goodness,
And for His wonderful works to the children of men! Psalm 107:8 (NKJV)