Daily Bible Verse: Ephesians 3:17
‘Christ will make His home in your hearts as you trust in Him. Your roots will grow down into God's love and keep you strong.’
- As we trust and have faith in the Lord, our relationship with Him is strengthened.
- In the process our roots can grow down deep into His love.
- This will anchor our lives and keep us secure and strong.
- May you know His love and His strength, today and always!
Prayer: Lord, I declare that my trust and my hope is in You. I ask that You would come and cause my roots to grow down deep into Your love and that I will stand strong because You are my foundation. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Ephesians 3:16
‘I pray that from His glorious, unlimited resources He will empower you with inner strength through His Spirit.’
- Did you realise that the Lord is the source of glorious, unlimited resources?
- Out of all of His unlimited resources, He wants to come and strengthen you.
- He knows exactly what you need in your situation.
- By His Spirit, He wants to come and empower you from within.
Prayer: Lord, thank You for the glorious and unlimited resources that You have available to me. Come and strengthen and empower me so that I can live the life of victory You have prepared for me. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: John 14:23
‘All who love Me will do what I say. My Father will love them, and We will come and make Our home with each of them.’
- It is out of our love for the Lord that we do what He tells us to do.
- The rewards of obedience are beyond comprehension.
- In the process we can know personal and intimate relationship with God.
- Let us be determined and decisive that we will love, listen to and obey our Lord.
Prayer: Lord, I want to take this moment to tell You how much I love You! I choose to love, follow and obey what You say. May my heart be a place that You can call home! Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Genesis 5:24
‘Enoch walked faithfully with God…’
- You and I were designed for relationship with the Lord.
- Enoch spent his life in the presence and fellowship of the Lord.
- We too can know His ongoing presence and His daily fellowship.
- Let us be like Enoch and walk faithfully with our Lord all of our days.
Prayer: Lord, my desire is to know You and to walk with You each day of my life. I choose to follow You and not to follow my own paths or ideas. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 32:7
‘You are my hiding place; You will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.’
- The Lord is our sacred and secure hideaway.
- He is watching over you and is offering a safe place for your soul.
- We need to find this secret place where we can go to hide away.
- Under the shadow of His wings that we can find the safety and security we need.
Prayer: Lord, You are MY hiding place and I run into this place of safety. I choose to live under the shield and protection of the Lord MY God. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Matthew 28:6
‘He isn't here! He is risen from the dead, just as He said would happen.’
- Without the resurrection we would be utterly lost and hopeless.
- Because the Lord arose and lives, we can know eternal hope and peace.
- He is the resurrection and the life.
- Anyone who believes in Him will live, even though they die.
Prayer: Lord, You are alive and You have risen from the dead and You are Lord. I believe! Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: 1 Peter 2:24
‘HE personally carried our sins in His body on the cross so that we can be dead to sin and live for what is right. ’
- Christ carried our sins in His body on the cross so that we could be freed from our sins.
- This brings us face to face with a great mystery.
- That One could carry all our sins and griefs so that we could walk tall.
- HE wants us to live for what is right and not be slaves to sin.
Prayer: Lord, Your great sacrifice is something that still amazes and perplexes me. How could You suffer and do so much for me? I want to stop and express my gratitude and thanks for what You did for me! Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 53:5
‘He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon Him; and with His stripes we are healed.’
- Our Lord paid the price so that we could walk in freedom and liberty.
- He was punished so that we could have peace.
- He was bruised, wounded and died that we can live life free and at peace.
- As you remember His death and the price that was paid, rejoice, it was for you!
Prayer: Lord, thank You for all that You have done for me. I want to pause and remember what an awesome price was paid and I want to embrace and receive afresh Your love for me! Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Romans 8:11
‘If the Spirit of Him who raised Christ from the dead is living in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of His Spirit who lives in you.’
- How wonderful it is to know that the Spirit of God lives in us.
- Because He lives in us, His power can be at work within us.
- His mighty working power will give you the strength that you need.
- Through His death and resurrection, you can know newness of life.
Prayer: Lord, may Your Spirit work within my life and body. May I know the life-giving flow that flows from You to me. May I live, because You live within me. Amen.