Where does your help come from?

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Ask the Spirit to guide you as you read God’s word for today.
Psalm 121

“I lift up my eyes to the mountains—
where does my help come from?
 My help comes from the Lord,
the Maker of heaven and earth.”

Psalm 121:1-2 NIV

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  • Read all of Psalm 121.  Take it all in! Absorb it!  Rejoice in it! Where does your help come from?

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Pray that the Holy Spirit will work in your heart as you trust in the Lord !  I will be praying for you! 

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Hope in the Lord

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Ask the Spirit to guide you as you read God’s word for today.
Psalm 33:20-22

“We wait in hope for the Lord;

    he is our help and our shield.
In him our hearts rejoice,
for we trust in his holy name.
May your unfailing love be with us, Lord,
even as we put our hope in you.” 
Psalm 33:20-22 NIV

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  • Rewrite this passage in first person.
  • How has the Spirit moved you as you put your hope in the Lord.

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Pray that the Holy Spirit will work in your heart as you trust in the Lord !  I will be praying for you! 

Trust…

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Ask the Spirit to guide you as you read God’s word for today.
Proverbs 3:5-6

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart
and lean not on your own understanding;
 in all your ways submit to him,
and he will make your paths straight.”

Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV

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  • How are you to trust the Lord?
  • What are you told not to do?
  • What is the result if you Trust in the Lord?
  • What do you need to trust God for today? Give it to God and ask for His wisdom and guidance.

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Pray that the Holy Spirit will work in your heart as you trust in the Lord !  I will be praying for you! 

Gains & Losses

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Ask the Spirit to guide you as you read God’s word for today.
Philippians 3:7-9

“But whatever were gains to me I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ  and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ”
Philippians 3-:7-9 NIV

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  • How do you look at your gains & losses. With a heavenly view or an earthy one. Comment on what your perspective is & what perspective God desires you to have.

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Pray that the Holy Spirit will open your eyes to see what is true gain – the surpassing worth of knowing Jesus !  I will be praying for you! 

Working in You…

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Ask the Spirit to guide you as you read God’s word for today.
Philippians 1:6

“Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you
will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.”
Philippians 1:6 NIV

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  • He’s not finished with you yet! When you became a follower of Christ – He began His good work in you. Write about the changes that you’ve seen in your life as you seek him.
  • Can you see any parts of your life that need some shaping. Give them to God here and ask Him to guide you through the process of transformation.

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Pray that the Holy Spirit will open your eyes to the person God sees when He looks at you & then get out of the way and let Him do the work !  I will be praying for you! 

If You…Then…

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Ask the Spirit to guide you as you read God’s word for today.
Proverbs 2:1-5

“If you seek it like silver
and search for it as for hidden treasures,
 then you will understand the fear of the Lord
and find the knowledge of God.
” 
Proverbs 2:4-5 ESV

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  • Here we see action & effect. Write down what action God is calling you to as you seek after Him. If you…
  • Our society continues to chase after things of no eternal value. Instead God asks us to seek His word like treasure. What does it mean to you to seek God like hidden treasure.
  • According to this passage what is the effect of this action (Proverbs 2:4-5)
  • From these verses, what did you learn about what you must do to gain the knowledge of God?

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Pray that the Holy Spirit will increase your fear and knowledge of God!  I will be praying for you! 

The Beginning of Knowledge

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Ask the Spirit to guide you as you read God’s word for today.
Proverbs 1:1-7

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge.” 
Proverbs 1:7 ESV

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  • What does this passage tell us about the purpose of the book of Proverbs – make a list.
  • If we are to gain knowledge in any way – where does it start?
  • Why do you think that knowledge begins with the Lord (see also Genesis 1, James 1:5-8)?
  • Write a praise thanking God for giving you knowledge and ask Him to help you to grow in your knowledge of him & to understand what it truly means to fear the Lord?

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Pray that the Holy Spirit will increase your fear and knowledge of God!  I will be praying for you!