Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 28:7
‘The LORD is MY strength and MY shield; MY heart trusts in Him, and I am helped!’
- The Lord is the source of both natural and spiritual strength.
- He gives us His strength in the midst of our weakness and despair.
- Let His strength be the strength of your heart no matter what you are facing.
- Don’t place your trust in things that fail, trust in Him with all your heart.
Prayer: Lord, forgive me for placing my hope in the wrong things. I choose to trust, rely on and believe in You with all my heart, and as a result I know that You will help me. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Psalm 33:21 (NLT)
‘In Him (the Lord) our hearts rejoice, for we trust in His holy name.’
- Trusting in God is what brings His help into our circumstances.
- The outflow of trusting Him is that He can work and bring deliverance.
- When we see what He has done it give us reason to rejoice and be glad.
- Let us rejoice in His mighty power and His faithfulness to every promise.
Prayer: Lord, my heart rejoices in You. My trust, my expectation and my confidence is in You, my Lord and my God. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: John 16:22
‘So you have sorrow now, but I will see you again; then you will rejoice, and no one can rob you of that joy.’
- We have this eternal hope that we will see our Lord face to face.
- Things may go rough during our earthly existence.
- But we are eternal spiritual beings having a temporary earthly experience.
- No one can rob you of the joy of knowing you will see your Lord and God.
Prayer: Lord, I long for the day when I will see You face to face. What a joy it is to know that one day I will see You and I can look forward to that with wonder and expectation. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: John 14:1
‘Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe in Me as well.’
- How easy it is to allow our hearts to become troubled and concerned.
- If we look around at circumstances there will be plenty of reason to fear.
- But we have a wonderful Heavenly Father who loves and cares for us.
- Your Saviour loves you and He tells you not to let your heart be troubled.
Prayer: Lord, I believe in You and I know that You are my Father. I will trust and rest in You and I will not let my heart be troubled, but I will believe. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: 2 Kings 3:16
Thus says the LORD, 'Make this valley full of trenches.'
- Sometimes the Lord can ask us to do the strangest of things.
- We may not even understand why He tells us to do or say certain things.
- When this happens you can know that the Lord is setting you up for a miracle.
- Let’s obey His instructions, even if we don’t understand, and see what He will do.
Prayer: Lord, may I be found faithful in obeying what You lead and tell me to do. I know that you can take simple acts of obedience and they can result in wonderful miracles from Your hand. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: 2 Kings 3:17
This is what the LORD says: ‘You will see neither wind nor rain, yet this valley will be filled with water.’
- The Lord is the God of the miraculous and the supernatural.
- He can bring water and fill valleys without rain falling.
- He can turn situations around without any rational explanation.
- Expect Him to do great things in your life and don’t worry about how it will happen.
Prayer: Lord, I place my full confidence and trust in You. You are my miracle-working Heavenly Father and nothing is too difficult for you. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: 2 Kings 1:11
The captain said to him, ‘Man of God…’
- Oh that people would say this about you and me.
- Can people look at you and call you a man or a woman of God?
- We should live our lives in such a way that we reflect His light.
- Walk in faith and in the confident assurance of who you are in God.
Prayer: Lord, I pray that as people look at my life, that they will see that I am walking in Your ways and endeavoring to please You in all I say and do. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: 1 John 2:17
‘The world and its desires pass away, but whoever does the will of God lives forever.’
- In life we deal with the temporary and the eternal.
- The temporary things are of little value and the eternal things are what really matter.
- When our priority is to do what God wants us to do, we are busy with eternal things.
- Don’t waste time on things that will pass away, let’s do the will of God.
Prayer: Lord, I choose to obey and follow You. Help me not to be distracted and consumed by things and issues that have little or no eternal value, and may my life be lived in such a way that it is pleasing to You. Amen.
Daily Bible Verse: Proverbs 4:12
‘When you walk, your steps will not be impeded; and if you run, you will not stumble.’
- The Lord wants you to be able to make progress and not stumble.
- Often we are so afraid of falling that we don’t try to walk for fear of falling.
- Don’t allow your fears to hinder and limit you doing what you can do.
- Step forward with confidence, knowing that He will direct and steady you.
Prayer: Lord, thank You that today You are removing the hurdles and the pitfalls ahead of me. I recognize that You will direct my steps and protect me from making mistakes. Amen.