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About bjrutledge

BJ & Janet were married in July 1977 They have three grown children who are all married: Jeremy & Whitney Rutledge, Chris & Julie Hurst, and Josh and Hannah Rutledge. They also have four grandsons, and a granddaughter. BJ says perhaps our greatest legacy is even though our kids are PK's, they love Jesus and are all involved in ministry in the local church. BJ has served at churches in Dallas - Bossier City, LA - Houston - and was at Fellowship of the Woodlands (Woodlands Church) in The Woodlands before coming to Grace Fellowship. BJ is the Lead Pastor at Grace Fellowship Church in Paradise, TX.

Dec. 17 – 21 Days of Prayer

I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— 2 for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. 3 This is good, and pleases God our Savior, 4 who … Continue reading

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Dec. 16 – 21 Days of Prayer

Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.  Luke 18:1 NIV Please refer to Dec. 2-7 for an explanation of ACTS in Prayer if you need it and spend a … Continue reading

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Dec. 15 – 21 Days of Prayer

So pray to the Lord who is in charge of the harvest; ask him to send more workers into his fields.”  Matthew 9:38 NLT These were his instructions to them: “The harvest is great, but the workers are few. So pray … Continue reading

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Dec. 14 – 21 Days of Prayer

15 Ever since I first heard of your strong faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for God’s people everywhere, 16 I have not stopped thanking God for you. I pray for you constantly, 17 asking God, the glorious Father of our Lord Jesus … Continue reading

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Dec. 13 – 21 Days of Prayer

Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. Mark 1:35 NIV After telling everyone good-bye, he went up into the hills by himself … Continue reading

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Dec. 12 – 21 Days of Prayer

“Two men went to the Temple to pray. One was a Pharisee, and the other was a despised tax collector.  The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed this prayer: ‘I thank you, God, that I am not like other people—cheaters, … Continue reading

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Dec. 11 – 21 Days of Prayer

Jesus’ closest followers saw Him pull away for prayer often; prayer was the habit of His life.  One day they asked Him to teach them to pray.  Among other things, He gave them a guide that’s called The Lord’s Prayer. He … Continue reading

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Dec. 10 – 21 Days of Prayer

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything; tell God your needs, and don’t forget to thank him for his answers.  If you do this, you will experience God’s peace, which is far more wonderful than the human mind can understand. … Continue reading

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Dec. 9 – 21 Days of Prayer

if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.  2 Chronicles 7:14 NIV Please spend … Continue reading

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Dec. 8 – 21 Days of Prayer

“And when you are praying, do not use meaningless repetition as the Gentiles do, for they suppose that they will be heard for their many words.” Matthew 6:7 NASB I’ve used a simple structure for prayer at many times in my life … Continue reading

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