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.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 18:30
‘As for God, His way is perfect; the Word of the LORD is flawless. He is a Shield to ALL who take refuge in Him.’
- The Lord is not like human beings, He is perfect in every way.
- Even the way in which He works in our lives is perfect, and according to His plan.
- His ways and His Word can be completely trusted and depended upon.
- He never works in half-measures, the work He starts in us, He completes.
Prayer: Lord, You are my Shield, and You are my Protector. Your Word is tried and tested, and Your ways are perfect and flawless, and so I entrust my life into Your faithful and perfect hands. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: 1 Corinthians 14:33
‘For God is not a God of confusion (disorder) but of peace.’
- Everything about God is in line with His character and nature.
- Confusion, disorder, and drama is not part of His plan and purpose.
- Where God is allowed to be King, He brings peace and divine order.
- Pursue Him and His peace and He will restore things to order.
Prayer: Lord, thank You that You are not a God of confusion and disorder. I look to You as the God of peace, Who brings peace into my life and removes confusion and instability. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: John 4:14
‘Those who drink the water I give will never be thirsty again. It becomes a fresh, bubbling spring within them, giving them eternal life.’
- There is something that we need in life that we can only find in God.
- We can try to fill our lives with other things and still never be satisfied.
- He has the Living Water and the Bread of Life without which we cannot live.
- Find your fulfilment in God, only He can truly satisfy your soul.
Prayer: Lord, forgive me for sometimes trying to fill my life with all the wrong things. I recognise that I need You in my life and it’s only in You that I can know real life. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Daniel 10:19
‘Don’t be afraid,’ he said, ‘for you are very precious to God. Peace! Be encouraged! Be strong!’
- Let me remind you that you are valuable and precious to God.
- He loves you and He cares for you.
- The fact that He loves and cares for you should remove any reason for fear.
- So be encouraged, be strengthened, and receive His peace.
Prayer: Lord, thank You that I am valuable and precious in Your sight. I pray that You will come and fill me with courage, strength, and peace as I continue to trust and rely on You. 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.’
- We should never limit God.
- He is the Source of the unlimited resources that we so dearly need.
- The Lord knows what you need, and that is His power within you.
- May He come in might, by His Spirit, and strengthen you from within.
Prayer: Lord, I open my heart to receive from You the power and the strength I need to be able to do what I need to do. Come Holy Spirit and breathe new strength and ability into my life I pray. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: 2 Corinthians 12:9
He (the Lord) said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you!’
- Just knowing that the Lord is with us gives us the strength we need.
- His mercy, and His abundant grace are always available to us.
- He is all we need, even in the face of the storms that come our way.
- His grace will make a way for us, and we can trust Him in all things.
Prayer: Lord, thank You that right now Your grace is enough for me. I don’t need an answer to every question, I simply need to know that You are here with me. Amen.
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. You have no equal.
- How great and how wonderful is the Lord our God.
- His faithfulness has carried us along and sustained us.
- We have so much to be thankful for and He still has great plans for us.
- There is no one like the Lord our God, and He will continue to carry us.
Prayer: Lord, I want to take this moment to thank You for the many wonderful things You have done for me and the many wonderful ways in which You have been faithful to me. I look forward to the awesome things that You are still going to do in my life. Amen.