Prayer for the saints to do everything in the table meeting by taking the Lord as the center and by overflowing with their personal experiences of Christ

Pray that the saints would do everything in the table meeting—whether the singing and speaking of the hymns, prayer and praise, Bible reading, or words of inspiration—by taking the Lord as the center and would overflow with their personal experiences of Christ (Luke 22:19-20; John 20:14-18; Hymns, #863, ss. 1-3, 5).

Luke 22:19-20—And He took a loaf and gave thanks, and He broke it and gave it to them, saying, This is My body which is being given for you; do this in remembrance of Me. And similarly the cup after they had dined, saying, This cup is the new covenant established in My blood, which is being poured out for you.

John 20:14-18—When she said these things, she turned backward and beheld Jesus standing there, yet she did not know that it was Jesus. Jesus said to her, Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you seeking? She, supposing that He was the gardener, said to Him, Sir, if You have carried Him away, tell me where You have laid Him, and I will take Him away. Jesus said to her, Mary! She turned and said to Him in Hebrew, Rabboni! (which means Teacher). Jesus said to her, Do not touch Me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to My brothers and say to them, I ascend to My Father and your Father, and My God and your God. Mary the Magdalene came, announcing to the disciples, I have seen the Lord, and that He had said these things to her.

For further reading please refer to Life Lessons, vol. 2, Lesson 16, pp. 27-28 and CWWL, 1969, vol. 1, “How to Meet,” ch. 3, p. 123.

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