Daily Bible Readings – Saturday, February 1, 2014

Prayer Psalm: 138 Prayer Point. Psalm 138 gives us a number of reasons to praise God. Pick one or two that speak to you and use those to offer your own prayer of thanksgiving. John 6:16-27 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, January 31, 2014

Prayer Psalm: 51 Prayer Point. If you doubt that God can forgive even the worst sins, then you need to read this psalm. David, the author, has just committed adultery and then murdered the husband to cover his crime and yet there is hope for him. How do we come clean when we sin? Use this …

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Daily Bible Readings – Thursday, January 30, 2014

Prayer Psalm: 59 Prayer Point. David wrote this while surrounded by enemies. Despite his fear, he entrusted himself to God. We pray this prayer by remembering Jesus prayed for us, his enemies, when our sins nailed him to the cross, “Father, forgive them for they know not what they do.” Pray that we might leave justice …

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Daily Bible Reading, Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Prayer Psalm: 49 Prayer Point. It can be discouraging when the wicked become rich and powerful, but Psalm 49 calls us to see them and our world from God's perspective. Wealth is fleeting, but God has ransomed our lives and given us eternal treasure. Take time to confess your attachment to the things of this world, …

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Daily Bible Readings – Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Prayer Psalm: 47 Prayer Point. The struggles of life can easily warp our view of the world. Psalm 47 encourages us to look up, clap, sing and shout praises to God. Take time to praise him that the Jesus we crucified has been raised from the dead, ascended into heaven and has been crowned king of …

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Daily Bible Readings – Monday, January 27, 2014

Prayer Psalm: 44 Prayer Point. Jesus spoke of two enemies: the rocks and the thorns . When we are successful (the thorns) we forget that we need  God. When we struggle (the rocks), we blame God. This is a psalm for both the rocky and thorny periods of our lives. Are you struggling? Focus on verses …

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Daily Bible Readings – Saturday, January 25, 2014

Prayer Psalm: 42 Prayer Point. Spiritual dryness and general sadness can either drive us to our addictions that dull our emptiness, or we can allow that thirst to fuel our pursuit of God. Pray Psalm 42 today, that the emptiness and brokenness in your life will drive you to Jesus. John 4:27-42 Pray. Ask the Holy Spirit …

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Daily Bible Readings – Friday, January 24, 2014

Prayer Psalm: 35 Prayer Point. There are two ways we can respond to injustice.  We can seek vengeance, or, as Psalm 35 encourages us, leave matters of justice in God’s hands. Where do you see injustice in our world? Lift the victims of this injustice up to God in prayer and ask him to rescue them. …

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Daily Bible Readings – Thursday, January 23, 2014

Prayer Psalm: 37 Prayer Point. The wicked prosper in our world and that won’t change until Christ returns. What can change is our response. Psalm 37 lists several sinful responses to evil. Repent by confessing to God the ones you see in your life. Pray for the faith to trust God, delight in him, commit yourself …

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Daily Bible Readings – Wednesday, January 22, 2014

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, the …

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