Daily Bible Verse: 1 Samuel 18:14
‘In everything he (David) did he had great success, because the LORD was with him.’
- Knowing that the Lord is with us, is one of the most reassuring facts.
- In fact, because He is with us, we do not need to fear.
- The Lord is the One Who will help you and give you success.
- Don’t try to do it on your own, realise that He is with you, and depend on Him.
Prayer: Lord, what a joy it is to know, and realise afresh, that You are with me. I welcome Your presence in my life. Cause me to walk in the success You have prepared for me. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 100:3
‘We are His people, and the sheep of His pasture.’
- As His child, you belong to Him, and He will take care of you.
- He made you for His own distinct purposes.
- He loves you, because you are His very own – you belong to Him.
- Just as a shepherd finds pasture for his sheep, so He will provide for you.
Prayer: Lord, thank You that I belong to You. I am Your child and You are my Saviour and my Lord. I will not fear, because You are my Provider, and You are the Shepherd of my soul. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Colossians 1:17
‘He existed before anything else did, and He holds ALL things together.’
- Let me remind you that HE (The Lord) holds ALL things together.
- Nothing falls outside of His ‘holding power’ and that includes your life.
- It’s in God’s very nature to hold things, and to hold things together.
- He is holding you, and He is holding your situation, so rest in Him.
Prayer: Lord, thank You that I don’t need to trust in temporary and fleeting things, but I can trust in You, the Eternal God. You have my life and my future in Your hands, and I can rest secure in Your care and ability. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 96:10
Tell all the nations, ‘The LORD reigns!’
- One thing you can be sure of is that the Lord is still in control.
- Speak to your situation and tell it that ‘The Lord reigns’!
- This is such good news that you should speak about it and declare it.
- The fact that God is in control should give us the confidence we need.
Prayer: Lord, thank You that You are on the throne and You reign. You reign over the universe, over the world, in my country and in my personal world. I declare that my confidence is in You, and I rejoice. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 23:5
‘You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.’
- The Lord is able to do things that would be impossible, humanly speaking.
- He can take difficult situations and turn them around.
- He wants to give us the power and authority to fulfil His plans.
- He wants to give us all we need, and more, so that our cup overflows.
Prayer: Lord, You do impossible things. So I give You those areas of impossibility, and I ask You to do a miracle for me. May my cup overflow, because of Your goodness and faithfulness. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 92:10b
‘I have been anointed with fresh oil.’
- As you look ahead, know that God has anointed you with fresh oil.
- Out of His great supply, there is always a freshness we can look forward to.
- To be anointed is to be set apart, empowered and protected.
- The Lord has a purpose for your life, and He will bring it to pass.
Prayer: Lord, thank You for Your anointing and favour on my life. As I embrace the future, I do so with confidence, knowing that You have given me everything I need to accomplish the task. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 91:2
I will say to the LORD, ‘You are my refuge and fortress, my God, in Whom I trust.’
- We need to get to the point we decide that God is our refuge.
- It’s a place where we stop looking to other things, and look to Him.
- Have you ever definitely decided that the Lord is your refuge?
- Let us be decisive and let us place our trust and confidence in Him.
Prayer: Lord, today I decide and declare that You are my refuge and my fortress. I will look to You for all I need, and I will trust You with all my heart. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 36:9
‘For You are the fountain of life!’
- A fountain is a unique and rare natural phenomenon.
- It is a place from which water comes naturally out of the earth.
- In the Lord, we can know a fountain and source of perpetual freshness.
- He brings new life, new hope, new strength and new vision into our lives.
Prayer: Lord, thank You that I can be connected to You, the fountain of life. Breathe Your new life and perpetual freshness into my heart and life, I pray. May I know a newness of life, and as a result a desire to embrace it. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 84:11
‘For the LORD God is our Sun and our Shield. He gives us grace and glory.’
- The Lord understands our every need and promises to supply those needs.
- When we are faced with darkness, He will be our Sun.
- When the heat is too great, He will be a Shield to protect us.
- The Lord wants to give you two gifts: His grace and glory.
Prayer: Lord, You are One Who knows everything and understands my needs in great detail. I will trust in You for each day that lies ahead, and I will live expectantly, knowing that I will see Your grace and glory in my life. Amen.