Father, we ask that you help us understand your word through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, and open our hearts and minds so that we may incorporate your word and will into our lives for your glory. Please give us peace and comfort in these difficult times. We ask that you heal and help those in need and who are ill. Forgive us if we interpret your silence as a lack of your love. We know you will answer if we only stay faithful. In Jesus’ name…
“We know that in everything God works for the good of those who love him. They are the people he called, because that was his plan” (Romans 8:28)
“Why am I so sad? Why am I so upset? I should put my hope in God and keep praising him, my Savior and my God” (Psalm 43:5)
“I know that I have not yet reached that goal, but there is one thing I always do. Forgetting the past and straining toward what is ahead, I keep trying to reach the goal and get the prize for which God called me through Christ to the life above” (Philippians 3:13-14)
As you begin this week we ask that you meditate on the following scriptures and how they apply to your life and your growing relationship with the Lord.
Father, we ask that you help us understand your word through guidance of the Holy Spirit, and open our hearts and minds so that we may incorporate your guidance and will into our lives for your glory.
Worship is the “thank you” that refuses to be silenced…..
“Praise the Lord for the glory of his name; worship the Lord because he is holy” (Psalm 29:2)
“Come, let’s worship him and bow down. Let’s kneel before the Lord who made us, because he is our God and we are the people he takes care of, the sheep the he tends” (Psalm 95:6-7)
“Praise the Lord! Praise God in his Temple; praise him in his mighty heaven. Praise him for his strength; praise him for his greatness…Let everything that breathes praise the Lord. Praise the Lord” (Psalm 150:1-2,6)
“Sing praises to the Lord, you who belong to him; praise his holy name” (Psalm 30:4)