Daily Bible Readings – Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Psalm Prayer: 119:145-176 Prayer Point. We easily fall into sin when we are stressed, angry or afraid. Take note of what the author of Psalm 119 does with his anxiety, anger and fear and pray for the faith to respond in the same way. Mark 12:13-27 Pray. Ask the Holy Spirit to help you understand what you …

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Daily Bible Readings – Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Psalm Prayer: 120 Prayer Point. The psalmist models for us a simple way to handle fear: “I call on the LORD in my distress and he answers me.” Act on that promise today. Lift up your concerns to God and wait for him to answer. Gospel: Mark 11:27-12:12 Old Testament: 2 Samuel 18:9-18 New Testament: Acts …

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Daily Bible Readings – Saturday, August 17, 2013

Psalm Prayer: 107 Prayer Point. “Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.” Psalm 107 gives us numerous examples of the love and faithfulness of God. Meditate on one of the examples that resonates with you and offer God a prayer of thanks. Mark 11:1-11 Pray. Ask the Holy Spirit to help …

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Daily Bible Readings – Friday, August 16, 2013

Psalm Prayer: 102 Prayer Point. The scriptures command us to rejoice with those rejoice and mourn with those who mourn. This psalm is a prayer for those who sick, nearing the end of their life or just in a place of deep sadness and despair.  Think of one person who is in this place and pray …

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Daily Bible Readings – Thursday, August 15, 2013

Psalm Prayer: 105 Prayer Point. Romans 1 tells us that our sin is rooted in our failure to recognize God and give thanks to him. We are thankless  often because we forget what he has done for us. Psalm 105 recounts the things God did for Israel, but what has God done for you? Take note …

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Daily Bible Readings – Wednesday, August 13, 2013

Psalm Prayer: 101 Prayer Point. King David pledges to live a blameless life and purge his kingdom of the wicked. What troubles me is that I see myself (and David for that matter) in the description of “faithless men.” This psalm moves me to repent, and I'd like to encourage you to use in the same …

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Daily Bible Readings – Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Psalm Prayer: 97 Prayer Point. The power of the recent storms in our area has reminded us how fragile and unpredictable our lives can be. It calls us to rely on a power that is greater than a hurricane or thunderstorm: God. Jesus, who calmed the storms has been raised to life and is now both …

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Daily Bible Readings – Monday, August 12, 2013

Psalm Prayer: 89 Prayer Point. God's story with Israel is a tale of God's faithfulness despite their faithlessness. God saves his people. God's people forgets their Savior. God sends judgment. God's people cry out and God sends a Savior. This is also our story. Praise God for his faithfulness to you. Confess your unfaithfulness to him. …

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Daily Bible Readings, Saturday, August 10, 2013

Psalm Prayer: 87 Prayer Point. Rahab (Egypt), Babylon, Philistia, Tyre and Cush were all former enemies of Israel and yet in this psalm, they have all been adopted into the family of God (see verse 5). Can you imagine if those we fear became followers of Jesus? Pray this dream for the enemies of our country …

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