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Daily Bible Verse:            Psalm 103:6 (The Message)   

'GOD makes everything come out right; He puts victims back on their feet.'

-  The LORD gives righteousness and justice to all who are treated unfairly.
-  He works on behalf of those who are oppressed.
-  He wants to see us back on our feet and moving forward again.
-  He will put you back on your feet and cause things to work for your good.

PRAYER: 
Lord, You are a just and righteous God. Vindicate me oh Lord and cause all things to work together for my good. Amen.


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02/03/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            2 Corinthians 5:17   

'Whoever is a believer in Christ is a new creation. The old way of living has disappeared. A new way of living has come into existence.'

-  The old has gone, the new is here!
-  Don’t revert to that old way of living.
-  Let Him remove everything that is not needed in your life.
-  Let Him bring new life and new growth into your life.

PRAYER: 
Lord, in You I am a new creation. I will not settle for more of the old, but I will trust You for the new things that You have prepared for me. Amen.

27/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Proverbs 15:9  

'The LORD detests the way of the wicked, but He loves those who pursue righteousness.'

-  Doing the right thing is not always easy, but it is always the best.
-  The Lord loves those who endeavor to do what is right.
-  The lifestyle of the wicked is detestable to the LORD.
-  So let us choose to do what is right and what pleases God.

PRAYER: 
Lord, help me in all my choices to do what honours and pleases You. Amen.

26/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            John 14:20  

'I am in my Father, and you are in Me, and I am in you'

-  The Lord wants His involvement in our lives to be a reality.
-  As a child of God you are a part of Him.
-  And He wants to live within you day by day.
-  The Lord wants to be with you and in you.

PRAYER: 
Lord, I open up my heart and life to You right now. May I know what it means to be in You and may You be a living reality in me. Amen.

25/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Psalm 91:1

'Whoever dwells (lives) in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.'

-  Stay as close to the Lord as you possibly can.
-  It is as we live within His shadow that we can know His rest.
-  When we live like this we can have rest on every front.
-  Loving faith on man's part will be met by faithful love on HIS part.

PRAYER: 
Lord, cause me to live within the shelter that You provide for me. I pray that I will not wonder off and remove myself from Your love and protection. Amen.

24/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Psalm 90:1

'Lord, through all the generations you have been our home (our dwelling place)!'

-  It is only in God that we can truly find home.
-  In Him we can find the sense of belonging that we all long for.
-  The generations that have gone before us discovered this for themselves.
-  Now all that remains is for you and me to discover this for ourselves.

PRAYER: 
Lord, thank you that in You I can find where I belong. In You I find my dwelling place, my refuge and my place of protection.  Amen.

23/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Isaiah 55:2

'Why spend money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy?'

-  Every moment we have is a gift from the Lord.
-  We should not waste our time, energy and resources on things of no value.
-  We should rather focus on that which has real and enduring value.
-  Make every moment count and use it for His glory.

PRAYER: 
Lord, help me not to be consumed with things that have little or no long term value. May I take advantage of the time You have given me so that I can focus on those things that have eternal value.  Amen.

20/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Isaiah 43:11

'I alone am the LORD, and there is no saviour except Me.'

-  We have a Saviour and He is the one true living God.
-  He loved us enough to die for us.
-  Some may say that all roads lead to God.
-  But there is only One and He wants to be your Saviour and friend.

PRAYER: 
Lord, thank You for what You have done for me. I receive Your forgiveness and I declare that You are my Saviour. Amen.

19/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            2 Thessalonians 3:16 

'May the Lord of peace Himself continually grant you peace in every circumstance'

-  Knowing His peace in every circumstance must surely be the greatest joy.
-  True peace can only come from the Lord of peace Himself.
-  He is the author of peace and the source of all peace.
-  May you know His peace at all times and in every way.

PRAYER: 
Lord, I receive Your peace into my heart and life right now. Rid me of the anxious thoughts and weighty cares that I carry and may I know Your peace at all times and in every situation.  Amen.

18/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Colossians 1:11 

'We pray that you will be strengthened from God’s boundless resources, so that you will find yourselves able to pass through any experience and endure it with courage.'

-  The experiences of life that we pass through are not always easy.
-  BUT with His help we can endure and pass the tests.
-  Out of His boundless resources we can be strengthened.
-  May HE give you all the power that you need.

PRAYER: 
Lord, thank You for the ‘boundless resources’ from which I can draw in order that I can pass through the experiences of life and come out victorious. Amen.

17/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Haggai 2:9

'The glory of this present house will be greater than the glory of the former house,’ says the LORD Almighty. 'And in this place I will grant peace,' declares the LORD Almighty.'

-  With God in our lives, the best is always ahead of us.
-  He desires that what lies ahead would be greater than what lies behind.
-  This verse also includes a promise of peace.
-  May this be true for you: ‘In this place I will grant peace!

PRAYER: 
Lord, I look forward to the future knowing that it is part of Your character to move us forward to the better things You have prepared for us. Amen.

16/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            1 Corinthians 1:9  

'God is utterly dependable!'

-  He is dependable because He is faithful to do what He says.
-  He faithfully keeps His promises.
-  He will in no way fail you or abandon you.
-  He will not leave His promises unfulfilled or His work unfinished.

PRAYER: 
Lord, I choose to rest in Your unfailing love and utter dependability. Amen.

13/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:         1 Corinthians 1:8

'He will keep you steadfast in the faith to the end, so that when His day comes you need fear no condemnation.'

-  The Lord, Himself, is with you to steady you and keep you on track.
-  He is your conqueror and He will cause you to walk in victory.
-  Don’t fear; rather believe in His hand on your life.
-  He will continue to give you the strength you need.

PRAYER: 
Lord, You know my inward battles. You know the challenges I face and I thank you that You undertake to carry and sustain me. Amen.

12/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Zephaniah 3:17

'The LORD your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in His love He will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing'

-  The Lord takes great delight in you.
-  You are not a burden to Him; He loves you and cares for you.
-  He is with you like a Mighty Warrior who can save you.
-  So be confident and rest in His love for you.

PRAYER: 
Lord, You are my God. You are the Mighty Warrior that will save me. You take delight in me and therefore I am blessed. Amen.

11/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Isaiah 60:18

'No longer will violence be heard in your land, nor ruin or destruction within your borders, but you will call your walls Salvation and your gates Praise.'

-  Violence has become part of the world as we know it.
-  But God’s plans for us include His peace and His security.
-  The ‘Prince of Peace’ wants to bring His peace into your life.
-  His plans are to give you a hope and a future.

PRAYER: 
Lord, I claim this verse as a promise for my life and for the life of my family. May violence be removed from my life and may my life be characterized by Your peace. Amen.

10/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            2 Timothy 4:17

'The Lord stood at my side and gave me strength….'

-  The Lord is your helper and the One who will stand by you.
-  The faithfulness of the Lord is a very present help in trouble
-  When other may fail you, He will stand beside you.
-  Because He is with you, you will be strengthened and enabled.

PRAYER: 
Lord, I pray that You will stand beside me. May I know the joy of Your presence in my life and may I be strengthened as a result. Amen.

09/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Jeremiah 51:11

'Sharpen the arrows, take up the shields!'

-  In the course of life we face many battles.
-  The Lord has given us the weapons we need to overcome.
-  We must always be alert and prepared to fight the good fight.
-  Take up your position with God and remember you are destined to win.

PRAYER: 
Lord, in the battles that I am facing, I choose to remain close to You. Help me not to be caught unawares but may I be equipped and ready so that I can walk in victory. Amen.

06/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Mark 10:16

'He took the children in His arms, placed His hands on them and blessed them.'

-  The Lord wants to come and take you in His arms.
-  Let Him put His arms around you today.
-  May you feel His love and presence in a special way!
-  May you know that because He is in your life, you are blessed!

PRAYER: 
Lord, as Your child, I pray that You will surround me with Your love and that Your hand of blessing will rest on my life. Amen.

05/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Ephesians 3:20

'Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us.'

-  As children Of God, His power is at work in us.
-  Because His power is at work in us, much more can be achieved.
-  When He empowers us awesome things can happen.
-  May He empower you and do through you more than could have been imagined.

PRAYER: 
Lord, thank you that Your power is at work within me. Amen.

04/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Ephesians 3:17  

'Then Christ will make His home in your hearts as you trust in Him.'

-  God wants to be a living reality in our lives.
-  He wants to make His home in your heart.
-  To know this as a reality is the ultimate way to live.
-  So let us make sure that the door to our hearts is open to Him.

PRAYER: 
Lord, I choose to open the door of my heart to You. Come and live within me and may my heart be Your home. Amen.

03/02/2015

Daily Bible Verse:            Ephesians 3:16

'I pray that out of His glorious riches He may strengthen you with power through His Spirit in your inner being'

-  The Lord wants to come and strengthen you with power.
-  He has a great supply of strength from which to strengthen you.
-  His priority is that we are strengthened from within.
-  May His Spirit come and infuse you with the strength you need.

PRAYER: 
Lord, I need Your strength within my heart and life. May Your strength come right now and strengthen me and give me that inner strength that I need. Amen.

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