66 Books of the Bible Release to 66 Counties of South Dakota
county to pray for in South Dakota is Moody County, with the city of
Flandreau being the county seat. We release the book of Philippians to
Moody County. Philippians is named the "epistle of joy"
in which Paul mentions joy, rejoicing, or gladness 19 times in this letter to
the church. This letter reveals the timeless message that true joy is to
be found only in a dynamic personal relationship with Jesus Christ and in the
assurance that God is able to turn adverse circumstances to our good and His
Glory. The key to the joyous Christian life that Paul found was the
renewing of his mind in God's Word and that we must surrender our minds to
Christ daily. A person's joy cannot be stolen if he has a single mind
In Philippians 3:12-6
we have the essentials for winning the race in the 4 D's: 1)
Divine dissatisfaction (3: 12-13), 2) Devotion (3:13), 3) Determination (3:14),
and 4) Discipline (3:15-16). Jesus Christ is portrayed in Philippians in
chapter 1 as the Believer's Life, in chapter 2, as the Believer's
Example, in chapter 3, as the Believer's Faith and Hope, and in chapter 4,
as the Believer's Strength.
"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me" (Philippians
Indian Reservation is located in Flandreau Township in central Moody
County, near the city of Flandreau. The Santee Dakota people of the Sioux tribe
live on this reservation. Father we pray for the Dakota people of Moody
County, that their source of life and strength is in Christ Jesus. We thank you
that their source of faith and hope in You is being restored. Let the Joy
of the Lord be their strength as they press toward the high calling of God in
"I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in
Christ Jesus" (Philippians 3:14).
" . . . I count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of
Christ Jesus my Lord . . . (Philippians 3:8).
We declare that the people of Moody County have the mind of Christ, moving in
love and unity with one another.
"Fulfill my joy, that you be like minded, having the same love, being of
one accord, of one mind" (Philippians 2:2).
"Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus . . ."
We declare this verse over Moody County:
"That at the
name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth,
and things under the earth, and that every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is
Lord, to the Glory of God the Father" (Philippians 2:10-11).
Let the Glory of the Lord shine forth on the land and people of Moody County!