Daily Bible Verse:              Acts 26:16

‘Rise and stand on your feet; for I have appeared to you for this purpose…’

- The Lord wants you to stand up in His strength and ability.
- He has a plan and a purpose for your life.
- You are not here by mistake or by accident.
- Be encouraged, He has chosen and appointed you for His purposes.

Prayer: Lord, thank You for the reassurance that You have a plan and purpose for my life. I choose to rise and take hold of what You have for me. May my life be an instrument in Your hand and may I be a blessing to those around me. Amen.


Daily Bible Verse: Acts 26:16
‘Rise and stand on your feet; for I have appeared to you for this purpose…’


Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 45:22
‘Look to Me, and be saved.’

Daily Thought - Archive

Daily Bible Verse: Lamentations 3:23

Daily Bible Verse: Lamentations 3:23 - ‘Great is His faithfulness; His mercies begin afresh each morning.’

Daily Bible Verse:              Lamentations 3:23

‘Great is His faithfulness; His mercies begin afresh each morning.’

- We need to remind ourselves that the Lord is faithful, and His faithfulness is great.
- He has been our Faithful One in the past and He is our hope for the year to come.
- In addition, He comes and makes His new mercies available to us on a daily basis.
- Embrace, take hold and receive his new mercies for today and for this new year.

Prayer: Lord, thank You for Your fresh, new mercies that are available to me right now. Help me to face this year fully persuaded that You are faithful, and that I have nothing to fear. Amen.


January 11, 2019

Daily Bible Verse: 1 Timothy 4:12

Daily Bible Verse: 1 Timothy 4:12 - ‘Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity.’

Daily Bible Verse:              1 Timothy 4:12

‘Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity.’

- You and I have a purpose and plan to fulfil.
- We should be like shining lights and examples to those around us.
- Regardless of whether you are young or old, let His light shine through you.
- His light, shining through us, can change the world in which we live.

Prayer: Lord, may Your light shine through me so that all those around me will be aware of Your presence and may hope flood their souls as a result of my example. Amen.


January 10, 2019

Daily Bible Verse: 1 Timothy 4:10

Daily Bible Verse: 1 Timothy 4:10 - ‘We have put our hope in the Living God, who is the Saviour of all people, and especially of those who believe.’

Daily Bible Verse:              1 Timothy 4:10

‘We have put our hope in the Living God, who is the Saviour of all people, and especially of those who believe.’

- This is a good time of the year to make some quality decisions.
- Take a moment and reaffirm your hope in the Lord.
- You can look to Him as you face the future.
- If you can just believe, all things are possible.

Prayer: Lord, I look forward filled with hope and faith that You will be my Saviour and that nothing will come my way that I cannot handle if You are with me. Amen.


January 9, 2019

Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 43:18

Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 43:18 - ‘Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.’

Daily Bible Verse:              Isaiah 43:18

‘Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.’

- Now is a time for a change in perspective.
- We need to stop looking in the rear-view mirror and start to look ahead.
- What is past is in the past and the future lies ahead of us.
- Look ahead, look ahead, and be filled with anticipation and hope.

Prayer: Lord, I celebrate what You have placed ahead of me. Help me to step away from the past and embrace a future that You are fully in control of. Amen.


January 8, 2019

Daily Bible Verse: Lamentation 3:22

Daily Bible Verse: Lamentation 3:22 - ‘The faithful love of the LORD never ends! His mercies never cease.’

Daily Bible Verse:              Lamentation 3:22

‘The faithful love of the LORD never ends! His mercies never cease.’

- The love and faithfulness of the Lord towards you will never end.
- The LORD'S lovingkindness will indeed never cease.
- You can expect a new supply, of His love and mercy, as you take on the future.
- Walk forward with confidence and assurance – He is already there!

Prayer: Lord, thank You for this wonderful opportunity to step into this new season and this new time. I look forward, with great expectation, to Your faithful love and mercy that will carry me through. Amen.


January 7, 2019

Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 9:6

Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 9:6 - ‘And He will be called: Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.’

Daily Bible Verse:              Isaiah 9:6

‘And He will be called: Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.’

- The gift of our Saviour provided us with all we will ever need.
- Every human need is met in the gift that God gave on that first Christmas.
- He is your Wonderful Counsellor and your Mighty God.
- He is your Everlasting Father and your Prince of Peace.

Prayer: Lord, You have made provision for every need and longing of my heart. Be to me a Wonderful Counsellor, a Mighty God, an Everlasting Father and my Prince of Peace. Amen.


December 14, 2018

Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 9:6

Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 9:6 - ‘For a child is born to us, a son is given to us.’

Daily Bible Verse:              Isaiah 9:6

‘For a child is born to us, a son is given to us.’

- The greatest gift of all was not wrapped in gift wrap.
- The greatest gift of all was wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying in a manger.
- This great gift was not an ordinary baby, but He was the Saviour of the world.
- He was given to us to show us the love of God and change our hearts forever.

Prayer: Lord, change my heart and make it new with the reality of Your Son and the giving of the greatest gift. I receive that gift for myself today. Amen.


December 13, 2018

Daily Bible Verse: Titus 3:4-5

Daily Bible Verse: Titus 3:4-5 - ‘But when the kindness and love of God our Saviour appeared, He saved us…’

Daily Bible Verse:              Titus 3:4-5

‘But when the kindness and love of God our Saviour appeared, He saved us…’

- When we celebrate Christmas, we remember the kindness and love of God.
- All those years ago, the kindness and love of God appeared and changed the world.
- His kindness and love is available to you, and it has the power to change your life.
- Embrace His love and kindness in your life and let His light shine through you.

Prayer: Lord, thank You for Your great kindness and love that appeared to humanity all those years ago. I pray that this same kindness and love will come and flood my heart, so that I will truly grasp what Christmas is all about. Amen.


December 12, 2018

Daily Bible Verse: Luke 2:16

Daily Bible Verse: Luke 2:16 - ‘So they (the shepherds) hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger.’

Daily Bible Verse:              Luke 2:16

‘So they (the shepherds) hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger.’

- The shepherds made it their priority to find the Lord and see Him for themselves.
- We should do likewise and make it our priority to find the One we need.
- He will be found by those who will seek for Him and seek with all their hearts.
- Having found Him, we will never be the same, and we will be changed forever.

Prayer: Lord, at this wonderful time of the year, I choose to make You my priority. May I not be consumed by all the materialism, but may the real reason for the season be real to me. Amen.


December 11, 2018