You are effective! Pray!

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Ask the Spirit to guide you as you read God’s word for today. Remember to read the entire passage

Psalm 121:1-2

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Is any one of you in trouble? He should pray. Is anyone happy? Let him sing songs of praise. Is any one of you sick? he should call the elders of the church to pray over him and anoint him with oil in the name of The Lord.
James 5:13-14 NIV

  • Using verses 13 & 14 as a guide when are we called to pray?
  • Using  v. 15 what is the result of a prayer offered I’m faith?
  • We are called to take action, what action?
  • We are found righteous in Christ through faith (Phil. 3:9). What are the results of those prayers?

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Lift Your Eyes

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Ask the Spirit to guide you as you read God’s word for today. Remember to read the entire passage

Psalm 121:1-2

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“I lift my eyes to the hills,
from where does my help come?
My help comes from The Lord,
maker of heaven and earth.”

1 Corinthians 2:5

  • Do  you ever look at God’s creation with awe and wonder?
  • When you do it is easy to see the power of our creator, God! Remember it is that same power that is your help. What in you life is overwhelming or stunting your growth?
  • keep your eyes on Him! Write a prayer asking God to be your help.

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Keep your eyes on Him! He is your help! I will be praying for you!

Your Gift to God – Day 4

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Ask the Spirit to guide you as you read God’s word for today.
Matthew 5:14-16


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 Let your light shine before others,
so that they may see your good works
and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.”
Matthew 5:16

  • Where does our light come from – See John 8:12?

Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world.
Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” John 8:12

  • Make yourself available to Him today! He will surely use you. Write a prayer asking Him to show you how to shine His light today.

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Let His light shine in you – it is the light of life! It will bring God glory! I will be praying for you! 

Your Gift to God – Day 3

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Ask the Spirit to guide you as you read God’s word for today.
Hebrews 13:16


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“Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.”
Hebrews 13:16

  • Write a definition or some synonyms of the word neglect.
  • Do you ever leave good “undone” or get careless about it? Read Galatians 6:1-10 & make a list of some of the ways we can do good. 
  • It is sometimes hard to discern, but God does not leave us alone to figure it out.

” Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind,
that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.”
Romans 12:2

  • Ask God to renew your mind and transform you so that you can discern what He has planned for you in this day…write down anything that He brings to mind.
  • One of the ways we can do this is by sharing what we have. Make a list of he qualities, spiritual and material gifts,  etc.  that you possess which you can share and how you can share them.
  • It can be the smallest thing a smile a phone call or a note. Set out in this day to be obedient to what God has called you to. It is a gift to Him!

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Offer God your gift doing His will and sharing what you have! I will be praying for you! 

Your Gift to God – Day 2

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Ask the Spirit to guide you as you read God’s word for today.
Hebrews 13:15


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“Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name.”
Hebrews 13:15

  • When should you be praising God?
  • This praise is an outpouring of our gratefulness. How is it described here?
  • Using this passage, write down from where that gratefulness springs?
  • Do you often thank God only for your good circumstances. We are to continually offer up a sacrifice of praise. In this day thank God for every circumstance. Ask the Spirit to guide you…

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Offer God your gift of praise! I will be praying for you! 

Jesus IS…Servant

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Ask the Spirit to guide you as you read God’s word for today.
Matthew 20:20-28


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I just love the way The Message tells the story. Put yourself in the disciple’s place. Jesus says…

“Whoever wants to be great must become a servant.
Whoever wants to be first among you must be your slave.
That is what the Son of Man has done: He came to serve, not be served—
and then to give away his life in exchange for the many who are held hostage.”

Matthew 20:25-28 The Message

  • What makes the argument that takes place at the beginning of this passage relevant to you?
  • In Jesus’ kingdom what makes someone great?
  • As stated in this passage what was Jesus’ purpose?
  • Jesus’ attitude is very different from  that of our human nature (and he’s actually worthy of the title Master). I know just tonight I was feeling a little weary of serving. But, we are called to serve where we are! What does Jesus’ precept about greatness call you to in your own life?

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Leave a comment and share what God revealed to you today! I will be praying for you! 

Jesus IS…Lord of Nature

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Ask the Spirit to guide you as you read God’s word for today.
Matthew 14:22-36

Mark 4:35-41
John 21:1-14


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He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made;
without him nothing was made that has been made.
In him was life, and that life was the light of men.
John 1:2-4NIV

  • Reflect on what these passages reveal to you about Jesus’ rightful place as Lord over nature.
  • Note any verses that particularly struck you & why.

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Leave a comment and share what God revealed to you today! I will be praying for you!