Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 40:5
‘O LORD my God, You have performed many wonders for us. Your plans for us are too numerous to list.’
- When we look back at God’s faithfulness, we all have something to give thanks for.
- Remember, for a moment, what He has done for you, and give thanks!
- His faithfulness reaches into the past and carries us into the future.
- His plans for your tomorrow include a future and a hope in Him.
Prayer: Lord, thank You for all the wonderful things you have done. I rejoice in Your faithfulness and I look forward with expectation to things You have prepared for me. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 73:28
‘But as for me, how good it is to be near God! I have made the Sovereign LORD my Shelter, and I will tell everyone about the wonderful things You do.’
- How great it is to know and feel the presence of God in our lives.
- Nothing can compare to the knowledge of His presence as a reality.
- As you make the Sovereign Lord your Shelter, you will discover this for yourself.
- Then you will have reason to rejoice and tell everyone about His goodness.
Prayer: Lord, I declare that You are my Sovereign Lord and You are my Shelter. I choose relationship with You and I rejoice in the knowledge that I can know You personally. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: James 4:8
‘Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.’
- The Lord longs to be gracious and kind to each one of us.
- He waits, like the prodigal son’s father, for the coming of his son.
- When we move in His direction, He moves in our direction.
- Come close to God, and He will come close to you.
Prayer: Lord, thank You for this great promise. I choose to draw near to You. I desire to know more of Your presence in my daily life. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Job 22:23
‘If you return to the Almighty, you will be restored.’
- In life we can often go our own way and do our own thing.
- But oh the joy we can know when we turn from our own ways and return to the Lord.
- His arms are always wide open, ready to receive us again.
- In the moments when we return, we discover the blessing of restoration.
Prayer: Lord, I choose to follow You and Your ways. Forgive me for thinking that I can make it on my own. I return today, to the safety and love of Your arms of acceptance and restoration. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Exodus 15:13
‘In Your lovingkindness You have led the people whom You have redeemed; In Your strength You have guided them to Your holy habitation.’
- There are two great things that the Lord wants to do for you.
- The Lord wants to come and lead and guide you.
- It is part of His great love for each one of us that He comes to be with us.
- Don’t go it alone, receive His love and strength and His abiding presence.
Prayer: Lord, thank You for the loving way in which You step into our lives to lead us. Thank You for the strength You provide as You guide us along the way. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 78:35
‘And they remembered that God was their Rock, And the Most High God their Redeemer.’
- Sometimes we have to pause and remind ourselves about what is the truth.
- The truth is that the Lord is your Rock.
- When everything looks like sinking sand, we have a Rock on which to stand.
- Stand on Christ, He is your solid Rock and He will not be moved.
Prayer: Lord, I take this moment and pause to remember and remind myself that You are my Rock and Redeemer. I lift up my eyes and I turn my gaze towards You. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Job 19:25
‘I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end He will stand on the earth.’
- We should believe like Job with radical conviction and persuasion.
- There is no time or reason to doubt, there is only time to believe and trust.
- Let this fact be settled in your heart – your Redeemer lives!
- And because He lives, you can face tomorrow and all fear is gone.
Prayer: Lord, I declare that I know that MY Redeemer lives. Beyond every challenge and concern is this foundation on which I can rest secure. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Job 17:9
‘The righteous keep moving forward, and those with clean hands become stronger and stronger.’
- As children of God we don’t give up, we keep pressing on and moving forward.
- When the life of God enters our hearts it takes root deep within us.
- This allows us to trust and believe God for each and every day.
- You can keep moving forward because the Lord is right beside you.
Prayer: Lord, thank You that You hold my life in Your hands. I can press on with confidence and hope, knowing that You will lead me every step of the way. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 61:4
‘Let me dwell in Your tent forever! Let me take refuge under the shelter of Your wings!’
- What a joy to know that we can enjoy God’s presence in perpetuity.
- We can know His presence here and now and throughout all eternity.
- We can also take refuge under the shelter of His wings.
- No matter what the storms of life may bring, we have a refuge and a shelter in HIM.
Prayer: Lord, how I long for more of Your presence in my daily life. I choose to live under the shelter of Your wings where I know I will be safe and secure. Amen.