Daily Bible Readings – Wednesday, December 25, 2013 – Christmas Day

Prayer Psalm: 2 Prayer Point. It is easy to forget about the power of God when we watch news or read the papers. Psalm 2 reminds us that Jesus, the Anointed One, is on the throne.  He is in control. Pray that these words might become real to us, that we might live in our world …

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Daily Bible Reading – Thursday, May 23, 2013

Prayer Psalm: 18 Prayer Point.  David wrote this psalm praising God for saving him from his enemies, but this psalm is best understood in light of the Son of David, Jesus.  Imagine Jesus praying this psalm as he faced the cross.  Meditate on the fact that God answered his cries by raising him from the …

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Daily Bible Readings – Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Prayer Psalm: 14 Prayer Point.  This psalm is David's way of praying, "Father, your kingdom come."  Think about people who are victims of injustice.  Rather than being consumed by anger, pray instead that God will intervene on their behalf. Matthew 11:16-24 Pray. Ask the Holy Spirit to help you understand what you are reading. Read. Read the …

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Daily Bible Readings – Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Prayer Psalm: 11 Prayer Point.  Most of us are not victims of gross injustice and violence, but there are people in our community and in our world who are.  Pray this psalm on behalf those whose lives are threatened by oppression and injustice. Matthew 11:7-15 Pray. Ask the Holy Spirit to help you understand what you are …

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Daily Bible Readings – Monday, May 20, 2013

Prayer Psalm: 7 Prayer Point.  We live in a world where innocent people suffer at the hands of the wicked and the unjust. Imagine Jesus praying this prayer. He could forgive his enemies because he left matters of justice to his Father, just as the David does in this psalm. Pray this prayer on behalf of …

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Daily Bible Readings – Thursday, April 18, 2013

Prayer Psalm: 37 Prayer Point. Wicked men and women will continue prosper in our world and wield power.  That will not change until Christ returns.  What must change is our response to it.  Psalm 37 lists several sinful responses to the presence of evil. Repent by confessing to God the ones you see in your …

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Daily Bible Readings – Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Prayer Psalm: 119:25-48 Prayer Point. Understanding and following the law of God (following Jesus) is very difficult.  Psalm 119 reminds us that we face formidable obstacles within ourselves and in the world around us.  Which obstacles are present in your life.  Lift those up to God and pray that he will give you the wisdom, …

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Daily Bible Readings – Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Prayer Psalm: 36 Prayer Point. David contemplates the contrast between the wickedness of the human heart and the brilliance of God's love. In what way do you identify with the description of the wicked man?  Confess those to God and receive his forgiveness. In what ways have you experienced the faithfulness of God? Praise him …

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Daily Bible Readings – Monday, April 15, 2013

Prayer Psalm: 9 Prayer Point. Why should God be thanked and praised? Psalm 9 reminds us that he secures justice for us (we don't do it ourselves), he protects the oppressed, provides for the needy and gives hope to the afflicted and that is just the beginning.  Read through this psalm slowly and pick two …

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Daily Bible Readings – Saturday, April 13, 2013

Prayer Psalm: 110 Prayer Point. This psalm is a hymn of praise to king Jesus (compare verse 1 to Luke 20:40-44). If you feel like giving up, worship God through prayer by thanking him for raising Jesus from the dead and making him both Lord and King. Luke 4:1-13 Background. Numbers are very important in …

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