Daily Bible Readings – First Sunday of Advent, December 1, 2013

Prayer Psalm: 113 Prayer Point. This psalm offers us some reasons to praise the name of the Lord.  Meditate on the ones that resonate with you and offer God your own prayer of thanksgiving. Luke 21:5-19 Pray. Ask the Holy Spirit to help you understand what you are reading. Read. Read the passage slowly either alone or in …

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Daily Bible Readings – Friday, December 14, 2012

Prayer Psalm: 35 Prayer Point: It is amazing to consider that Jesus, the God of this world, subjected himself to taunts, beatings and ultimate crucifixion at the hands of people he easily could have destroyed. How did he do it? He committed himself to his Father and trusted him to vindicate him in the end. He …

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Daily Bible Readings – Thursday, December 13, 2012

Prayer Psalm: 37 Prayer Point: I am tempted to stop walking with Jesus when I envy the success of wicked people. Is the struggle worth it? Psalm 37 asks us to see the world from God's perspective. Pray that you might have compassion on the “successful” as you consider their eternal destiny and pray for the …

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Daily Bible Readings – Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Prayer Psalm: 119:25-48 Prayer Point: The author Psalm 119 desires to follow the law of God but faces a number of obstacles: his own ignorance, sin and persecution of others. We desire to follow Jesus  but we face the same obstacles. Pick one or two from this reading that resonate with your experience and ask God …

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Daily Bible Readings – Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Prayer Psalm: 36 Prayer Point:Perhaps David, who wrote this psalm, has insight into sinful hearts because he possessed one (see 2 Samuel 11-12). Where do you see your sin in verses 1-4? Confess these to God. Meditate on how faithful God is by contrast (verses 5-9) and offer him your praise. Finally, pray that God …

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Daily Bible Readings – Monday, December 10, 2012

Prayer Psalm: 9 Prayer Point: There is only one way it is possible to love your enemies as Jesus taught. It's when we believe in a big and powerful God who defends the powerless and promises to bring justice to our world.  Follow Psalm 9's lead in praising God for his power, justice and mercy. Pray …

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