Prayer for Today

Gracious and loving God, you are the great de-briefer. You are the de-stresser of my soul. I can come to you with all my moaning and groaning, my crying and wailing, my laughter and praise. There is no one like you, who listens to all my prayers and guides me with your righteous wisdom. Thank…

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20181205

Today is a beautiful day, because “A voice cries: ‘In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places a plain. And…

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Prayer for Today

Heavenly Father, there is no one like you. In this season of joyfully celebrating your Son, the Christ, many will be traveling. Some go to visit family and friends. Some sojourn to other lands and communities. Some make the final journey to be with you, Father. Whatever the case, make each journey a perfect one….

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20181204

Today is a beautiful day, because we wait and pray for the earth to be full of the knowledge of the Lord as the waters cover the sea, “They shall not hurt or destroy in all my holy mountain; for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord as the waters cover…

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Prayer for Today

Creator of all, you created time and the cycles of life. In you we have our all-in-all. Nothing we achieve in this life goes with us to the heavenly city except what we accomplish for your kingdom. Even our families cycle in and out of our days. The seasons we see repeat year upon year…

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20181203

Today is a beautiful day, because Isaiah wrote of the coming Messiah approximately 700 years before Jesus was born, “There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit. And the Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the Spirit of wisdom and understanding,…

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Prayer for Today

Oh, Lord God in Heaven, prepare the hearts of the nations for your advent. You came, you saw, you redeemed us from our iniquity. You loved, you died, you overcame the grave to reign forever. Your return to claim your new heaven and new earth approaches quickly. Are we ready to face the Refiner’s fire?…

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20181202

Today is a beautiful day, because God foretold the coming of the Messiah, “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government…

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20181201

Today is a beautiful day, because “I will give thanks to you, O LORD, among the peoples; I will sing praises to you among the nations.” (Psalm 108:3 ESV)   Give Thanks   #joyinverse #blessedthisdayandeveryday