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.
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.
Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 40:29
‘He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might He increases strength.’
- He is here, right now, to strengthen and enable you.
- If you feel powerless and faint, He has what you need to overcome.
- He wants to give you power and increase your strength.
- He has superabundant strength to give to those who need it.
Prayer: Lord, I receive Your power in my life today. Increase my strength, as I once again place my trust and confidence in you. You are my strength; You are my power, and You are my ability. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 40:28
‘The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of all the earth. He never grows weak or weary.’
- The eternal God is your refuge and strength.
- Being weak and weary is part of human life, but God never gets tired.
- When we are weak and tired, He remains strong.
- When we feel like giving up, He is ready to help and carry us.
Prayer: Lord, how reassuring it is to know that You never slumber or sleep. You are always strong; You are always ready, and You are always able to step in and save me. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 40:26
‘Look up into the heavens. Who created all the stars? He brings them out like an army, one after another, calling each by its name. Because of His great power and incomparable strength, not a single one is missing.’
- All around us we are surrounded by evidence of God’s power and presence.
- Each star has a name and He calls them to shine.
- He knows every detail about all things, including your situation.
- Not even one star ever goes missing, and He has not forgotten you.
Prayer: Lord, I choose to remind myself of Your great power and Your incomparable strength. I give You every care and concern I have, because I know that You are able to handle it. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 40:22
‘God sits above the circle of the earth.’
- How wonderful it is to know that God sits enthroned over the world.
- The Lord is not rushing around dealing with emergencies.
- He sits, in control of all things, and over all things.
- Don’t be blown around by bad news, HE is still in control.
Prayer: Lord, how awesome it is to know that You rule and reign over all things. There is nothing that is overwhelming You, and there is nothing that You didn’t see coming. You know, You care, and You love me. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 40:12
‘Who else has held the oceans in His hand? Who has measured off the heavens with His fingers?’
- Oh, if we could only grasp and understand how great God is.
- In His hands, He holds the things that we get overwhelmed by.
- He’s got the whole wide world in His hands.
- In all His greatness, He makes sure to carry you in His hands.
Prayer: Lord, help me to understand how great You are. Help me to live in the knowledge that nothing is too hard for You. Help me to remember that I am in Your hands. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 40:11
‘He will feed His flock like a shepherd. He will carry the lambs in His arms, holding them close to His heart.’
- You have a wonderful and a good Shepherd, Who cares for you.
- He will be your Provider.
- He will carry you when you do not know which way to go.
- He will hold you close to His heart, so that you do not need to be fearful.
Prayer: Lord, I place my life and my future into Your powerful hands. Hold me, feed me and may I know that You are so near to me that I will hear and feel Your heartbeat. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 33:2
‘LORD, be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of distress.’
- Every morning we can know His strength and His new mercies in our lives.
- We can start each day with hope in our hearts, because of His strength.
- Times of distress will come, but even then, He will save you.
- Rest in Him, let your heart be strengthened and renewed.
Prayer: Lord, as I contemplate today and the future that lies ahead of me, I choose to draw my strength from You. You will give me the strength I need, and You will bring me through this season in victory. Amen.