Daily Bible Verse: Genesis 50:24
‘…but God will surely take care of you…’
- But for the Lord, where would we be?
- Remember that He will take care of you and the things that concern you.
- He will help you and He will come to your aid.
- The fact that He will care for you is a certainty that you can live with each day.
Prayer: Lord, I rejoice to know that You will take care of me. When storms arise and the winds of difficulty blow in my face, I will remind myself of Your promise of help, aid and care. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Exodus 3:8
‘I (The Lord) have come down to rescue them from the power of the Egyptians and lead them out into their own fertile and spacious land.’
- The Lord is our great Deliverer and Rescuer.
- The Lord can come down to us when we are at our lowest and lift us up.
- The Lord can come down to us when we are at our saddest and give us joy.
- The Lord can come down to us in our despair and give us hope.
Prayer: Lord, thank You that You want to come down to me and meet me at the point of my need. You are my great Deliverer and You will rescue me and bring me into my ‘land of promise’. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Exodus 1:12
‘The more they were oppressed, the more they multiplied and spread.’
- Sometimes we think we need ideal conditions to thrive and succeed.
- The truth is that often it is in times of difficulty that we grow exponentially.
- Don’t believe the lie that because things aren’t perfect, you can’t progress.
- The Lord will use what you are going through and in the process you will grow.
Prayer: Lord, thank You for Your plans and purposes for my life. Help me not to see opposition as a threat, but help me to see Your hand in my life even when things don’t go as I had hoped. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Genesis 50:20
‘You intended to harm me, but God intended it all for good.’
- Nothing that ever happens in our lives takes God by surprise.
- The plans of evil men or the enemy himself, cannot undo God’s purposes.
- We should always believe that the Lord has a bigger plan in all things.
- We must also be patient to see it come to pass and be revealed.
Prayer: Lord, thank You that no matter what I face or go through, You intend it for good and You cause it to work together for good. Help me to believe that You know better and Your plans are always the best thing for my life. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 41:10
‘Don't be afraid, for I am with you. Don't be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with My victorious right hand.’
- We are encouraged by the Lord not to be fearful and not to give in to discouragement.
- He promises to be with us, help us, strengthen us and hold us up.
- Whatever your need is today, you can know that He will supply your need.
- His great faithfulness will not in any way fail you.
Prayer: Lord, I choose Your way over my fears and weakness. I will not fear and I will not be discouraged, for You are with me and together we will see the victory You have for me. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Genesis 46:3
He said, ‘I am God, the God of your father. Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for there I will make you into a great nation.’
- Following and obeying God’s instructions always leads to blessing.
- Sometimes He may lead us into places and situations that cause us to doubt and fear.
- But He says to us: ‘Do not be afraid…’
- His promises can be fulfilled in unexpected places and in unexpected ways.
Prayer: Lord, thank You for Your promises to me. I will trust You and I will not fear. I will follow Your leading and guidance in my life and I will not allow fear to overrule me. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 28:8
‘The LORD is the strength of His people; He is the saving refuge of His anointed.’
- Knowing that God’s hand is resting on our lives is a great comfort and joy.
- He wants to give you the inner strength you need to face your challenges.
- He wants to be your refuge, the place to which you can run, during the storms.
- You are His chosen one and He will stretch forth His hand of protection over you.
Prayer: Lord, thank You for the strength that You give me. Be a refuge for me and may I know Your blessing, favour and anointing on my life. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Genesis 45:7
‘God sent Me ahead of you to preserve you and to save your lives by a great deliverance.’
- The Lord is not reactive to the situations that come our way.
- He knows all things and He is proactive in providing for a solution in the end.
- Right now He is already placing what you will need in your future.
- Nothing catches God by surprise, He knows and His plan is a ‘great deliverance’.
Prayer: Lord, thank You that You Yourself go before me and You will be with me. You will never leave me nor forsake me and You prepare a table before me. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Genesis 41:16
‘It is not in me; God will give…’
- There are some things that we do not have the answers for.
- But God, Who knows all things, can give the answers that are needed.
- We should not look to man for all the answers we are looking for.
- The Lord will give what is needed in your unique situation.
Prayer: Lord, thank You that I don’t need to find all my own answers. I know that I can look to You, the author and the finisher of my faith, and You will give me what I need the most. Amen.