Daily Bible Verse: Malachi 3:11 (NIV)
‘I will prevent pests from devouring your crops, and the vines in your fields will not drop their fruit before it is ripe,’ says the LORD Almighty.
- The Lord is our ultimate Protector and Defender.
- Unless the Lord uses our lives, everything else is meaningless.
- Unless the Lord protects us, no army will be able to fully secure us.
- But with the Lord in our lives, He steps in and causes our lives to be fruitful.
Prayer: Lord, thank You that I can trust You to be my Source of protection, provision, and my security. Work in my life, I pray, and cause those things that would like to destroy me to be removed. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 40:1
‘I waited patiently for the LORD to help me, and He turned to me and heard my cry.’
- Sometimes we have to be patient before we see the answer and the breakthrough.
- Just because there is a delay does not mean our request has been denied.
- In His perfect timing He will do what He has undertaken to do.
- He hears your every call, and He intends to help and answer you.
Prayer: Lord, as I trust and confidently wait for Your intervention in my life and situation, I know for sure that You are with me, and You will do more than I could even ask or imagine. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 40:4
‘Blessed is the one who trusts in the LORD…’
- You do not need to look to other things for your security.
- You can simply trust in the Lord your God.
- Our hope and confidence is in Him, at all times and in all circumstances.
- And He will bless you as you continue to trust Him each day.
Prayer: Lord, I choose to trust in, rely on, and have confidence in You. I look forward to the blessing that You bring into my life as I trust in You. I will trust and not be afraid. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 27:1 (NLT)
‘The LORD is my Fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble?’
- In life, we need a fortress and a stronghold, and God is that for us.
- This knowledge gives us the strength and determination that we need.
- Therefore we do not need to fear, if God is for us who can be against us.
- If He is with us then He will see us through and give us the victory.
Prayer: Lord, I declare that You are my Light, You are my Fortress and my place of hope and therefore I will not be fearful or afraid, for You are with me every step of the way. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 60:20
‘For the LORD will be your everlasting light.’
- In God, we have the ultimate hope in which we can trust.
- The Lord is with you, and He brings His eternal light into your situation.
- Every form of darkness has to flee when His light enters.
- Let His light come and flood your heart and life, and fill you with hope.
Prayer: Lord, may the promise of Your everlasting favour, love, and light, flood every area of my life. May all darkness, discouragement and despair leave now and may Your hope and peace fill my heart. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 40:11
‘He will feed His flock like a shepherd. He will carry the lambs in His arms, holding them close to His heart.’
- The Lord will look after those who belong to Him – His sheep.
- A good shepherd knows just what his sheep need, and he provides it for them.
- In the same way, the Lord knows your need, and He will provide for you.
- He will also carry those who need to be carried, and keep them close to His heart.
Prayer: Lord, thank You for the wonderful way in which You take care of Your people – Your sheep. As one of Your sheep, I look forward to Your protection, Your provision, and the joy of knowing that You are close to me. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 23:6
‘Surely goodness and mercy will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.’
- The Lord’s plans for you are to take care of you and show you His goodness.
- His goodness and mercy do not come and go, but they last a lifetime.
- May His goodness and mercy come running after you.
- ‘Oh God our help in ages past, our hope for years to come!’
Prayer: Lord, thank You for Your goodness and Your mercy that follow me ALL the days of my life. I rejoice in the fact that Your mercy and goodness will accompany me through life and through all eternity. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 126:6
‘Those who go out … carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves (a harvest) with them.’
- Life gives us the opportunity to sow seeds that will bring a harvest.
- We can be people who dispense God’s mercy and grace to others.
- We all carry seed within us, but for it to work we have to sow it and plant it.
- It may not be easy, but the results will be a harvest and great joy!
Prayer: Lord, may my life be poured out as a seed that is sown. May I see a harvest and be filled with songs of joy, as I look and see the fruit that You will bring forth as a result of my sowing and planting. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 25:5
‘Guide me in Your truth and teach me, for You are the God of my salvation.’
- The Lord God is your Guide – He will show you which way to go.
- The Lord is your Teacher – the One Who will teach you His ways.
- Let Him be the God of your salvation, and He will save you.
- As long as you have life, never stray from His truth and His direction.
Prayer: Lord, I surrender my life to You today. Surely, You are the God of my salvation. I will follow You as You Guide me and teach me along the path of life that You have set before me. Amen.