‘He brought His people out with joy’(Psalm 105:43). When things are going badly and we feel like giving up, help us, Lord, to remember Your Word: ‘The joy of the Lord is your strength’(Nehemiah 8:10). You’re calling us to ‘rejoice in You always’. You do not leave us on our own when our time of […]Read More Lord, we thank You that You are there for us in our time of need.
What do we do when everything seems to go wrong? Do we start complaining, blaming You for everything that’s happening to us? or Do we start asking the question, ‘Where is the Lord in all of this?’ Help us to challenge our negative thinking – “Why are you discouraged, my soul?” (Psalm 43:5). Help us […]Read More What do we do when everything seems to go wrong?
We think, Lord, of Your redemption, and our hearts are filled with thanksgiving – and hope. We think – and we thank. we look back on all that You have done for us, and we say, “Thank You, Lord.” Give us the spirit of thanksgiving, the attitude of gratitude – and, with it, give us […]Read More We think, Lord, of Your redemption …
“Their unbelief amazed Him” (Mark 6:6). The Lord has done so much for us. Why do we persist in unbelief? There is no real answer to this question, other than this: “The heart is deceitful and desperately wicked. Who can know it?” (Jeremiah 17:9). Our unbelief may be amazing. His grace is so much more […]Read More Amazing Grace
Genesis 2:4-14 Lord, we look at ourselves, and we say, “This is my life. This is the way I’ve always been. I’ll never change. I’ll never be any different.” Is this all that we can say about ourselves? Is this what You’re saying about us? We’re always thinking about what we are. You’re always saying […]Read More Lord, we look at ourselves …
Lord, You call us to belong to You. This is wonderful. It makes our hearts glad. You also call us to serve You. We’re not to remain what we were before we became Your redeemed people. We’re to be renewed – “beholding the glory of the Lord, we are being changed into His likeness from […]Read More Lord, You call us to belong to You.
Help us, Lord, to mean what we say, and say what we mean. May our words of faith by backed up by a life of faith. In our life of faith, may we be unashamed to say, “I’m living this way because I love Jesus. It’s not about me. It’s about Jesus. He’s changing me – […]Read More Help us, Lord, to mean what we say, and say what we mean.