Findings: My Journey To Joy                            

Prayer for Today

Peace, dear Lord. I sit in silence with only the sounds of the hickory grove audible. I close my eyes to feel your presence. I open my heart to know your perfect peace. I bow my head in thanksgiving and reverence for a Savior who overcame evil and death. Only you are worthy to be…

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20210914

Today is a beautiful day, because Jesus touches lives, “Then he touched their eyes, saying, ‘According to your faith be it done to you.’” (Matthew 9:29 ESV) Faith #joyinverse #blessedthisdayandeveryday

Prayer for Today

Loving Father, the rotation of the earth has the days growing shorter. The rotation of the years moves me closer to the end of life this side of glory. I sense the urgency of the coming certainty, and I look to live freely and without fear as each new day rolls through. My body and…

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20210913

Today is a beautiful day, because “Jesus turned, and seeing her he said, ‘Take heart, daughter; your faith has made you well.’ And instantly the woman was made well.” (Matthew 9:22 ESV) Faith #joyinverse #blessedthisdayandeveryday

Prayer or Today

Lord Jesus, teach me your ways. Forgive me when I fail you. Let me sense your nearness in the quietness of my prayer times and in the business of my days. Surround me with your angels and keep me from harm. I love you, Lord. I am your beloved and part of the bride of…

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20210910

Today is a beautiful day, because God forgives when we repent and turn to Him in faith, “And behold, some people brought to him a paralytic, lying on a bed. And when Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, ‘Take heart, my son; your sins are forgiven.’” (Matthew 9:2 ESV) Faith #joyinverse #blessedthisdayandeveryday

Prayer for Today

Lord Jesus, you are my salvation and my hope. You redeemed my past and sealed my future. I dwell on the beauty and promise of the place you prepare for me. Be honored by my journey through today. I pray in the name and authority of your name and according to the good and perfect…

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20210909

Today is a beautiful day, because Jesus controls the storms, “And he said to them, ‘Why are you afraid, O you of little faith?’ Then he rose and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm.” (Matthew 8:26 ESV) Faith #joyinverse #blessedthisdayandeveryday

Prayer for Today

Holy Spirit, work through me to increase my capacity to love others. I ask in Jesus’ name and authority, according to the good and perfect will of the Father. Amen. “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another….

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20210908

Today is a beautiful day, because Jesus lauded the centurion, “When Jesus heard this, he marveled and said to those who followed him, ‘Truly, I tell you, with no one in Israel have I found such faith.’” (Matthew 8:10 ESV) Faith #joyinverse #blessedthisdayandeveryday