Daily Bible Verse:              James 4:7

‘Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.’

- Our lives should be lived in dependence on God.
- Submission is always hard for those who think they know better.
- If we will humble ourselves and take our stand, we will overcome.
- Do not entertain the lies of the enemy, resist him, and he will run from you.

Prayer: Lord, I take this moment to submit myself under Your almighty hand. I resist the enemy and his lies, and his treachery, and I choose to believe You and Your great promises towards me. Amen.


Daily Bible Verse: James 4:7
‘Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.’


Daily Bible Verse: James 4:6
‘But He gives us more grace.’

Daily Thought - Archive

Daily Bible Verse: Deuteronomy 28:6

Daily Bible Verse: Deuteronomy 28:6 - ‘You will be blessed when you come in and blessed when you go out.’

Daily Bible Verse:              Deuteronomy 28:6

‘You will be blessed when you come in and blessed when you go out.’

- Coming and going, is one of the most natural human habits.
- Living in a condition of ‘lockdown’ is not what we were designed for.
- The Lord wants to bless our coming in and our going out.
- As you move around, you can anticipate His blessings and protection.

Prayer: Lord, thank You that Your blessing on my life includes Your blessing on my movements. I can come and go, with the full knowledge, that I do so with Your blessing and favour. Amen.


May 25, 2020

Daily Bible Verse: Jeremiah 31:3

Daily Bible Verse: Jeremiah 31:3 - ‘I have loved you with an everlasting love. That is why I have continued to be faithful to you.’

Daily Bible Verse:              Jeremiah 31:3

‘I have loved you with an everlasting love. That is why I have continued to be faithful to you.’

- The love of the Lord for you, knows no end or limitation.
- He loves you, with an everlasting love, and a continually faithful love.
- He says to you: ‘I have loved you, with an everlasting lasting love!’
- Because of His great love, you can rely on His ongoing faithfulness.

Prayer: Lord, today I rest in the fact that You love me. May Your love and faithfulness become something I am more aware of, than the things that are going on around me.  Amen.


May 22, 2020

Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 18:32

Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 18:32 - ‘It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.’

Daily Bible Verse:              Psalm 18:32

‘It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.’

- There are two things about the Lord that we can be sure of.
- 1. The Lord will give you the strength that you need.
- 2. The Lord will look after you and take care of you.
- If we know that He cares for us and strengthens us, we can be secure.

Prayer: Lord, thank You that You are the One who comes alongside me to give me the strength that I need. Thank You for Your eternal care and loving-kindness towards me. You make my path secure. Amen.


May 21, 2020

Daily Bible Verse: Romans 15:13 (NLT)

Daily Bible Verse: Romans 15:13 (NLT) - ‘I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you COMPLETELY with joy and peace because you trust in Him.’

Daily Bible Verse:              Romans 15:13 (NLT)

‘I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you COMPLETELY with joy and peace because you trust in Him.’

- Anxiety, distress, and dread are the rewards for entertaining fear.
- Hope, joy, and peace are the rewards of trusting in the Lord.
- Hope, joy, and peace can be our reality as we believe in Him.
- We can choose, fear or trust, and we can enjoy the associated rewards.

Prayer: Lord, as from today, I will not live by fear, but I choose to live a life of believing and trusting in You. Fill me with Your peace, Your joy, and Your hope, and may my life overflow with hope. Amen.


May 20, 2020

Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 46:11

Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 46:11 - ‘The LORD Almighty is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge.’

Daily Bible Verse:              Psalm 46:11

‘The LORD Almighty is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge.’

- How wonderful it is to know that the Lord is with us.
- The LORD of Heaven’s Armies is here with us today.
- He is mighty, He is all-powerful, and He is able to save us.
- He is your refuge and your strength; you are not alone.

Prayer: Lord, thank You that You are with me. Right here, in this moment, You are here with me. I have a refuge, I have a place to go, because You are here with me. Amen.


May 19, 2020

Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 46:10

Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 46:10 - ‘Be still, and KNOW that I am God.’

Daily Bible Verse:              Psalm 46:10

‘Be still, and KNOW that I am God.’

- In the busyness of life, it’s good to take a moment to see things in perspective.
- Life can become overwhelming and we can be distracted and doubt.
- Pause, for a moment, and be reassured that God is still God.
- With this knowledge, we can face life with confidence and peace.

Prayer: Lord, forgive me for being distracted by all the things that are going on around me and in the world at this time. I take this moment to ‘be still’. I ask that You reveal to me afresh the truth I need to live by, that You are God! Amen.


May 18, 2020

Daily Bible Verse: Exodus 13:21

Daily Bible Verse: Exodus 13:21 - ‘The LORD went ahead of them. He guided them during the day with a pillar of cloud, and He provided light at night with a pillar of fire.’

Daily Bible Verse:              Exodus 13:21

‘The LORD went ahead of them. He guided them during the day with a pillar of cloud, and He provided light at night with a pillar of fire.’

- The Lord wants to be your guide in the good times and in the dark times.
- He goes ahead of us, and makes a way where we can’t see a way.
- With each new day, He wants to point us in the right direction.
- The LORD Himself goes before you; He will be with you.

Prayer: Lord, thank You that You are my Guide. You show me which path I should take and then You walk with me along the specific road You have appointed for me. I choose to follow You, my Lord, and my Guide. Amen.


May 15, 2020

Daily Bible Verse: Judges 16:28

Daily Bible Verse: Judges 16:28 - Samson called to the LORD and said, ‘O Lord GOD, please remember me and please strengthen me…’

Daily Bible Verse:              Judges 16:28

Samson called to the LORD and said, ‘O Lord GOD, please remember me and please strengthen me…’

- In Samson’s lowest and darkest moments, He called out to the Lord.
- With all his faults and failures, the Lord still remembered him.
- Even in his final moments, the Lord was with him to strengthen him.
- No matter what, The Lord is with you, He remembers you and gives you strength.

Prayer: Lord, I call out to You in this moment, and I ask that You remember me and that You will strengthen me. You are my Lord and Saviour, You have never abandoned or forsaken me. I look to you! Amen.


May 14, 2020

Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 40:31 (GNT)

Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 40:31 (GNT) - ‘Those who trust in the LORD for help will find their strength renewed.’

Daily Bible Verse:              Isaiah 40:31     (GNT)

‘Those who trust in the LORD for help will find their strength renewed.’

- It is as we wait on the Lord and trust in Him, that our strength is renewed.
- To wait on God and to trust Him is to expect Him to help us.
- As we look to the Lord, something happens – our strength gets renewed.
- So, look to Him, and be expectant, and may you find your strength growing.

Prayer: Lord, I choose to trust in You and to look to You for the help I need. I place my hope and confidence in You, my Lord. Thank You for the assurance and strength I have in the knowledge that You will help me. Amen.


May 13, 2020