Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 27:13
‘I would have despaired had I not believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.’
- Because of our confidence in God, we do not need to despair.
- With the Lord in our lives, we can look forward to His goodness and kindness.
- Believe, and do not allow despair to find a place in your heart.
- You will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living!
Prayer: Lord, once again I place my hope and confidence in You. I choose to believe and not doubt and despair, for Your goodness towards me is my guarantee. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Luke 18:1
‘HE told His disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.’
- Prayer should be a vital and ongoing part of our lives.
- Like soldiers armed for war, we should be armed and always ready to pray.
- As we pray, hope comes alive, and giving up is no longer an option.
- Be ready and be faithful to send up your silent, short, and quick prayers to the Lord.
Prayer: Lord, help me to develop a lifestyle of prayer in my life. May I use the moments you give me to focus on You and to trust You with my requests and appeals, and may I never give up! Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Matthew 6:26
‘Look at the birds. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, for your Heavenly Father feeds them. And aren’t you far more valuable to Him than they are?’
- Never underestimate your great value to the Lord.
- He is your Heavenly Father Who cares for all of nature and for you.
- Don’t look around yourself in dismay and despair, but keep your eyes on Him.
- He will provide, He will undertake and He will supply your needs.
Prayer: Lord, thank You for reminding me of the fact that I am valuable and precious to You. You are my Heavenly Father and I have nothing to fear because I can trust and rely on You. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: 1 Peter 5:7
‘Casting all your care on Him, for He cares for you.’
- Perhaps the greatest joy in life is to know that God cares for us.
- He is the One Who leaves the 99 to find the 1 that has lost its way.
- The weight of life can drain our strength, but HE tells us to give it to Him.
- Let go of your anxieties, worries, and concerns, He will be there for you.
Prayer: Lord, I take this moment to give You all those things that concern and trouble me. You are my Good Shepherd and I know that You will take care of me. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
‘Always be joyful (rejoice). Never stop praying. Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus.’
- In this Scripture we read about the keys to success in life.
- Moaning, complaining, and negativity robs us of the victorious life He has for us.
- But rejoicing, being prayerful and thankful, brings us out on top.
- Don’t settle for the mud and mire, lift up your hands, rejoice and be thankful.
Prayer: Lord, today I choose to rejoice, I choose to continue believing You as I pray and bring my requests to You, and I choose to have a thankful heart. I will look to You, in all Your wonder and glory, and remind myself of Your greatness and Your love for me. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 45:22 (GNT)
‘Turn to Me now and be saved, people all over the world! I am the only God there is.’
- In the course of life there are many things that we can turn to for help.
- But there is only one Lord and one God to Whom we should turn.
- It’s as we turn to Him that we can know and experience His saving power.
- He alone is God and there is no other.
Prayer: Lord, I recognize that You are the One that I truly need in my life. Today, right now, right here, I turn to You. I surrender myself to You and I ask You to help and save me. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Matthew 11:28
‘Come to Me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.’
- Your Saviour and your God says to you: ‘Come to Me!’
- Come, just as you are, in spite of how you may be feeling.
- He sees your heart and He calls out to you and invites you to come to Him.
- He will lift the burdens and the heaviness, and He will give you rest.
Prayer: Lord, You are my King of kings and You are my Lord of lords. I choose to respond to Your invitation and I come to You. I long for Your presence and the rest and peace that only comes from You. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 91:14 (NLT)
The LORD says, ‘I will rescue those who love Me. I will protect those who trust in My name.’
- There are great rewards for those who love and trust in the Lord.
- He will protect you from those things that would try to destroy you.
- He will rescue you from those things that have tried to control you.
- The Lord will be with you no matter what you are going through.
Prayer: Lord, I declare that I love You and that I trust in Your mighty Name. Come and step into my life and protect and rescue me, I pray. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 78:23
‘He gave a command to the clouds above and opened the doors of heaven.’
- Dark clouds can look threatening, but they can bring life.
- Out of what seems to be trouble, blessings can flow.
- Life may bring some dark clouds, but God also commands these.
- Every cloud has a silver lining, and beyond the clouds the sun is shining.
Prayer: Lord, thank You for the life and the hope that You bring into my life. May every dark cloud be removed and may the doors of heaven be opened above me. Amen.