Daily Bible Readings – Sunday, April 21, 2013

Prayer Psalm: 103 Prayer Point. Are looking for a reason to praise God? Psalm 103 gives you a number of options. Concentrate on two or three and offer your own prayer of praise. Matthew 7:15-27 Background.  There is a metaphor (trees and fruit) and a concept (wisdom and foolishness) that bears some explanation in today's …

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Daily Bible Readings – Sunday, April 7, 2013

Prayer Psalm: 111 Prayer Point. Another opportunity to praise God as the psalmist lists what God had done for Israel during their history. Pick one or two items that resonate with your own story and offer up a prayer of thanksgiving. John 14:1-7 Background.  The setting of today's reading is Jesus' final meal with his …

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Daily Bible Readings – Friday, March 29, 2013 – Good Friday

Prayer Psalm: 40 Prayer Point. How can we repay God for his kindness and salvation? We can do nothing but offer ourselves in gratitude. Think about the ways God has demonstrated grace in your life. Confess to him the areas of your life you are afraid to offer him. Tell him your troubles and ask …

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Daily Bible Readings – Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Prayer Psalm: 119:145-176 Prayer Point: The Christian follows the Law by following Jesus. You might have noticed from this psalm that this is not easy. There are enemies, both human and spiritual, who seek to stop us, but there is a more potent foe who lurks in our own hearts (see verse 176). This is why …

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Daily Bible Readings – Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Prayer Psalm: 120 Prayer Point: Fear has long been a sinner trigger for me. How has fear tempted you to sin?  Confess these to God and lift your fears to God in prayer instead. Luke 18:31-43 Jesus predicted his death before as you might have noted in your readings in Luke 9:22 and 9:43-45. Jesus reminds …

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Daily Bible Readings – Monday, November 26, 2012

Prayer Psalm: 106 Prayer Point: I can't read this psalm without hearing of the voice of the crucified thief pleading with Jesus, “remember me when you come into your kingdom.” He was a sinner who hoped that somehow Jesus might open the doors of paradise for him. We are in the same position. Psalm 106 is …

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Daily Bible Readings – Sunday, November 25, 2012

Prayer Psalm: 118 Prayer Point: Psalm 118 is a song of praise welcoming the Messiah, the Savior, to the city of Jerusalem. It's true meaning was not realized until the crowds sang it as Jesus rode peacefully into Jerusalem on his way to the cross. Praise God today because when we cried out for help, he …

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Daily Bible Readings – Monday April 23, 2012

Prayer Psalm: 25 Prayer Point: The soul is the essence of who we are. Imagine starting the day by lifting our soul to God and saying, “here Lord, take it.” That is how Psalm 25 begins. Where do you need forgiveness? Where do you need wisdom? Where do you need protection? Lift all these concerns …

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