Prayer for Today

Hear a just cause, O LORD. Attend to my cry. Give ear to my prayer. Wondrously show your steadfast love as I seek refuge in you. I am beloved and kept, hidden in the shadow of your wings. My enemies seek violence. They close their hearts to pity. They speak arrogantly to cast me to…

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20200928

Today is a beautiful day, because Peter tells us to focus and prepare for action, “Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.” (1 Peter 1:13 ESV) Prepare #joyinverse #blessedthisdayandeveryday

Prayer for Today

Preserve me, O God, because you are my refuge. I have no good apart from your lordship. You multiply the sorrows of those who run after other gods. You do not accept their drink offerings of blood; and their names are not known to you. You are my chosen portion. You hold my lot. I…

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20200927

Today is a beautiful day, because we desire a heavenly homeland, “But as it is, they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared for them a city.” (Hebrews 11:16 ESV) Prepare #joyinverse #blessedthisdayandeveryday

Prayer for Today

Father God, you are near. You hold my heart. Guide my steps to honor you. Show me how walk blamelessly and do what is right. Keep me from slander and reproach against a friend. Teach me to speak only truth and to use my assets to glorify your name. May I never be moved away…

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20200926

Today is a beautiful day, because Jesus came to be the perfect substitute for us as he took the wrath for all our sin, “Sacrifices and offerings you have not desired, but a body have you prepared for me; in burnt offerings and sin offerings you have taken no pleasure. Then I said, ‘Behold, I…

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Prayer for Today

Almighty and Everlasting God, the fool says in his heart that you are not. He is corrupt and perpetrates evil deeds. You look down on the children of man to see if there are any who understand, any who seek you. Have they no knowledge of you, these who eat up your people like bread…

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20200925

Today is a beautiful day, because Paul asked that a room be prepared for his visit; similarly, we need a room prepared in our hearts for our Jesus, “At the same time, prepare a guest room for me, for I am hoping that through your prayers I will be graciously given to you.” (Philemon 22…

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Prayer for Today

Lord, have you forgotten us? Do you turn your face away from us in our iniquity? Forgive us, for we sin against you. Your face remains consistently upon us; we are the ones who have moved away from you. We trample truth in the streets. We forget our legacy as beings created in your image….

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20200924

Today is a beautiful day, because “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” (Ephesians 2:10 ESV) Prepare #joyinverse #blessedthisdayandeveryday