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Daily Bible Verse:      1 John 4:12

'If we love each other, God lives in us, and His love is brought to full expression in us'

-  We can be an expression of God’s love to those around us.
-  If we show love to others, it demonstrates that He lives within us.
-  Let us walk in love towards each other.
-  It is what He expects and it has the power to change situations.

PRAYER: 
Lord, may my life be an expression of Your love. Help me to live with an attitude of love and remove hostility from within me. Amen.


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17/04/2015

Daily Bible Verse:      1 John 4:12

'If we love each other, God lives in us, and His love is brought to full expression in us'

-  We can be an expression of God’s love to those around us.
-  If we show love to others, it demonstrates that He lives within us.
-  Let us walk in love towards each other.
-  It is what He expects and it has the power to change situations.

PRAYER: 
Lord, may my life be an expression of Your love. Help me to live with an attitude of love and remove hostility from within me. Amen.

16/04/2015

Daily Bible Verse:      Jeremiah 29:14

'I will be found by you,’ declares the LORD, ‘and will bring you back from captivity'

-  The plans of God for us are clear.
-  He wants us to know the freedom and liberty that only He can give.
-  As we seek Him, He will be found by us.
-  Then we can step into the freedom from captivity He has prepared for us.

PRAYER: 
Lord, it is my desire to seek You with all my heart and to discover more about Your love and plans for my life. Amen.

15/04/2015

Daily Bible Verse:      Deuteronomy 30:4

'Even if you are scattered to the most distant country in the world, the LORD your God will gather you and bring you back from there.'

-  As a hen collects her chicks under her wings, God wants to gather us.
-  Life can take us to places we could never have imagined.
-  But He wants us close to Himself.
-  He will gather you and bring you back under His wing.

PRAYER: 
Lord, help me not to go where I do not belong or where I am not supposed to be. May I find my true home is being close to You and under Your wings. Amen.

14/04/2015

Daily Bible Verse:      Deuteronomy 30:3

'…..the LORD your God will restore your fortunes….'

-  Restoration is part of the great work God wants to do in our lives.
-  When He restores it touches every part of our lives.
-  Perhaps there is a part of your life that has been devastated by the enemy?
-  Give it to Him and trust Him to do the miracle of restoration for you.

PRAYER: 
Lord, You are my great restorer. I give You my areas of brokenness and ask you to do a wonderful miracle of restoration for me. Amen.

13/04/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            2 Corinthians 6:18

'I will be a Father to you, and you will be my sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty.'

-  You have a Heavenly Father who love and cares for you.
-  He calls you His son and His daughter.
-  He offers us a relationship with Himself.
-  Nothing can ever separate you for His great love for you.

PRAYER: 
Lord, thank you that You are my Father and I am Your child. I look to You as the source of all that I need and long for. Amen.

10/04/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Romans 8:14 

'For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.'

-  As His child we have the joy of being led by His Spirit.
-  To be led by His Spirit means that we are guided and governed by Him.
-  As we spend time in His presence He will lead us.
-  Our steps can be ordered by the Lord.

PRAYER: 
Lord, may my life be led and guided by Your Spirit. May I not be guided by my own ideas and desires, but may Your purposes and desires prevail in my heart and life. Amen.

09/04/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            John 12:24

'Unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds.'

-  Something always has to die so that something else can live.
-  He had to die so that we can live.
-  The flesh has to die so that the Spirit can live.
-  Within our own hearts something has to die so that something better can live.

PRAYER: 
Lord, I don’t want to just remain a single seed. I want my life to produce many seeds. Help me, by Your Spirit, to put to death my flesh so that Your Spirit can be alive within me. Amen.

08/04/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            John 11:25

'He said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in Me will live, even though they die.''

-  Our future is secure because of what He has done for us.
-  He is the giver and source of all life.
-  He is the life you so desperately long for.
-  As you believe in Him this becomes a reality.

PRAYER: 
Lord, I place my faith and confidence in You today. Be the resurrection and the life to me. I declare that I believe. Amen.

07/04/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Revelation 1:18

'I am the Living One; I was dead, and now look, I am alive for ever and ever! '

-  He is alive!
-  We have a reason to live and we have a reason to rejoice.
-  We serve a Living Lord and that makes all the difference.
-  May His abundant life flow in you, today and always!

PRAYER: 
Lord, thank you for the new and everlasting life that I can have in You. I declare that You are MY Lord and My Saviour. Amen.

02/04/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Romans 5:8

'God demonstrates His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.'

-  The cross is the ultimate demonstration of His love for us.
-  He knew what we needed and He was prepared to pay the price.
-  Our lives are richer and we are blessed as a result.
-  Receive His love for you at this special time of the year.

PRAYER: 
Lord, thank you for choosing to lay down Your life for me. I receive the love, forgiveness and freedom that You have purchased for me. Amen.

01/04/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Psalm 116:7

'Return to your rest, my soul, for the LORD has been good to you.'

-  Sometimes as we look at the future we can be concerned.
-  But His faithfulness also extends into the future.
-  Don’t be distressed but rather rest in quite confidence.
-  He has been good to you and He will be good to you.

PRAYER: 
Lord, help me not to become anxious or concerned about the future. May I rest in the knowledge that You are faithful. Amen.

31/03/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Matthew 11:29

'Take My yoke upon you. Let Me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

-  The life God offers us is not burdensome.
-  It’s the ultimate way to live because it includes rest for our souls.
-  His offer to us is that He would gently lead and teach us.
-  Let Him take you by the hand and show you which way to go.

PRAYER: 
Lord, I choose to place my life in Your hands. Thank you for Your gentleness and tenderness towards me. Lead me, guide me and teach me in the way I should go. Amen.

30/03/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            John 13:15

'I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you.'

-  We have been given a great example that we can follow.
-  Each day we have the opportunity to follow His example.
-  Each day you and I have the privilege of being used by God.
-  Don’t let the opportunity slip through your fingers.

PRAYER: 
Lord, I pray that my life will be a source of blessing and hope to others around me. May I follow Your example in my actions and my deeds. Amen.

27/03/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Isaiah 63:14

'….You guided Your people….'

-  Just as the Lord guided His people of old, He will guide you.
-  We can ask your great Saviour to guide you each day.
-  This world is not our home and that is why we need a guide.
-  We are weak, but He is mighty and He will lead us by the hand.

PRAYER: 
Lord, be my guide through all the aspects of life that I am facing. I don’t want to do it on my own, but I choose to be led and guided by you. Amen.

26/03/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Isaiah 60:22

'The least of you will become a thousand, the smallest a mighty nation. I am the LORD; in its time I will do this swiftly.'

-  God loves to take a little and make something great out of it.
-  The little we may have can be greatly multiplied when placed in His hands.
-  When the time for reaping comes, nothing can stop it.
-  When the fullness of time arrives, things happen quickly.

PRAYER: 
Lord, thank you for the work You are doing within me. I pray that You will cause multiplication to take place in my life. Amen.

25/03/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Isaiah 60:20

'The LORD will be your everlasting light, and your days of sorrow will end.'

-  No situation or circumstance lasts forever.
-  Things can and will change, just like the seasons.
-  Through it all, the Lord remains your ‘Everlasting Light’.
-  He will light your way and bring it to pass.

PRAYER: 
Lord, be my ‘Everlasting Light’. Thank you that I can trust You that the seasons of my life will change in Your perfect timing. Amen.

24/03/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Revelation 21:5

'Behold, I am making all things new.'

-  The Lord is the only one who can make things new again.
-  He can take what is damaged and hurt and completely restore it.
-  He can take impossible circumstances and turn them around.
-  He can bring back life and hope into any situation.

PRAYER: 
Lord, please come by Your Spirit and renew and revive my life, my hopes and my dreams. Amen.

23/03/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Lamentations 3:22 

'Because of the LORD's great love we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail.'

-  The Lord will not in any way fail you.
-  Time and time again He will come through for you.
-  ‘I am faithful!’ declares the Lord.
-  ‘I am with you and I will save you.’

PRAYER: 
Lord, Your great love for me overwhelms me. Thank you that You will not in any way fail or abandon me. Amen.

20/03/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Psalm 23:6 

'…. and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.'

-  He is your eternal home.
-  As His child you can know that your eternal destination is secure and assured.
-  You can look forward to an eternity with God.
-  He is your great provider. All you have needed, His hand has provided.

PRAYER: 
Lord, thank you that You have provided for every aspect of my life including my eternal destination. As Your child I look forward to spending eternity with You. Amen.

19/03/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Psalm 23:6 

'Surely Your goodness and mercy will follow me all the days of my life.'

-  This verse is an awesome promise for you and me.
-  His loving-kindness is ALWAYS available to you.
-  His goodness and mercy will follow you each and every day of life.
-  Believe it, it is His very nature and character towards you.

PRAYER: 
Lord, help me to see and realise that Your goodness, love and mercy will accompany me as I face each day of the life You have given me. Amen.

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