Ecclesiastes 4:6

Ecclesiastes 4:6 Better one handful with tranquillity than two handfuls with toil and chasing after the wind. Prayer Lord, I don’t know when I started believing the lie that more is better. More things consumes my time. More activities take me away from those closest to me—and away from time with you. More desires fill me with longing instead of thankfulness, yet even when I receive what I think I want, it leaves me with emptiness inside. Today, Lord, I {Read More}

Proverbs 31:30

Proverbs 31:30 Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised. Proverbs 31:1 Prayer Lord, I am so thankful that you are showing me that what’s in my heart is what matters most. In my life, I’ve spent so much time trying to be charming and beautiful, yet the times I feel truly loved is when I’m still in your presence with the promises from your Word open before me. Today, {Read More}

Job 9:33-34

Job 9:33-34 If only there were someone to mediate between us, someone to bring us together, someone to remove God’s rod from me, so that his terror would frighten me no more. Prayer Lord, for thousands of years before Christ came to earth God’s people longed for a mediator between them and God. What they longed for, I know. What they wished they could see, I have testimony of in your Word. Lord, help me not to forget the wonderful {Read More}

2 Chronicles 30:9

2 Chronicles 30:9 For the LORD your God is gracious and compassionate. He will not turn his face from you if you return to him. Prayer Lord, I’ve been a Christian long enough to know when I’ve allowed my attention to be drawn away from you, and when I’ve set up my own desires instead of yours. When this happens, the first thing I have to do is humble myself and confess. Then, the second thing is to turn to {Read More}

Psalm 67:2

Psalm 67:2 May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine on us—so that your ways may be known on earth, your salvation among all nations. Prayer Lord, nothing inspires me more than seeing how you’ve guided, blessed, and provided for your children. When I see what you’ve done in–and for–others my soul is refreshed, and I think, “My God can do that for me too.” Lord, today I pray that what you do for {Read More}

Psalm 94:19

Psalm 94:19 When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy. Prayer Lord, some days I feel as if I have faith to move mountains. Other days my anxious thoughts consume me. I am thankful that you draw near to me in both cases. You come to me with consultation and care when I have loss, pain or regret. Lord, remind me today that you long to draw near. You long to be able to bring peace to {Read More}

Psalm 68:28

Psalm 68:28 Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens. Prayer Lord, as I come before you I have a new sense of my burdens. When I awoke the heaviness of all the problems and challenges of the day weighed upon me. But at this moment—as I lift them to you—peace entered my soul, and I see them differently. These burdens have new labels: Not mine. Carried by the Lord. Daily His. How amazing {Read More}

Peace in Every Way | 2 Thessalonians 3:16

2 Thessalonians 3:16 Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you. Prayer: Dear Jesus, I thank you that you’re the Lord of peace. When I turn to you, it doesn’t mean all my problems will be solved immediately. When I turn to you, it does not mean I’ll have all the answers to my questions or that my worries will vanish like the morning {Read More}

My Soul Finds Rest | Psalm 62:1-2

  Saturday Scripture Psalm 62:1-2 Truly my soul finds rest in God;     my salvation comes from him. Truly he is my rock and my salvation;     he is my fortress, I will never be shaken. Prayer Heavenly Father, Only you provide the peace, the rest, the hope my soul so desperately longs for. Forgive me for looking to other things to fill the ache within or calm my fears. Only you will suffice. You are my fortress, my rock, my salvation. {Read More}

Thirsts for You | Psalm 63:1

Saturday Scripture Psalm 63:1 O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you;     my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you,     as in a dry and weary land where there is no water. Prayer: Dear Heavenly Father, My soul thirsts for you. My flesh faints for you. Only you can satisfy. Yet how quick I am to look to my family, friends, possessions, or status to fill the longings of my heart. Lord, forgive me for those moments when {Read More}

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