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TODAY’S VERSE

Not to us, O LORD, not to us, but to your name goes all the glory for your unfailing love and faithfulness.
Psalms 115:1 (NLT)

TODAY’S THOUGHT
Would we rob God? You say, “But how can we rob God, He is so powerful, so Almighty?” But that is exactly what we rob from Him! We steal the recognition of His power and almightiness when we fail to give Him glory, praise and thanksgiving. We rob God when we act as if He had nothing to do with the blessings that we have. When we live our life as if He did not exist, we rob Him of His Glory. Do we diminish God? No, our lack of worship and praise does not diminish one drop from the vastness of who He is, but we fail to give Him what He deserves for all His love and faithfulness to us. So today, stop, lift up your heart and give thanks to God for all He is, for all He does and all He has done! Let your prayer be, “Not to me, O LORD, not to me, but to your name goes all the glory for your unfailing love and faithfulness.”

TODAY’S PRAYER
Dear Father God, forgive me for not praising You for all that You are and all that You have done in my life. I come today and give You all the glory for your unfailing love and faithfulness to me!
AMEN

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TODAY’S VERSE

Beware! Guard against every kind of greed. Life is not measured by how much you own.
Luke 12:15 (NLT)

TODAY’S THOUGHT
We must guard against greed. Our society pushes materialism, so we end up trying to bolster our self-image with possessions, prestige and status. But Christianity flies in the face of materialistic greed. It begs the question, “When is it enough?” In this same passage as today’s verse, Jesus counters our need for greed by saying, “Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and he will give you everything you need. – Sell your possessions and give to those in need. This will store up treasure for you in heaven! – Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be.” If we want to obey Jesus, then we must guard our heart by being on guard against greed. God has a different standard, a different measuring stick for this life. Today, listen to Jesus, “Life is not measured by how much you own.”

TODAY’S PRAYER
Dear Jesus, stir my heart. Help me to love what You love, to desire what You desire and to be on guard against every kind of greed. In Your Holy name I pray.
AMEN

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TODAY’S VERSE

Christ’s love controls us.
II Corinthians 5:14 (NLT)

TODAY’S THOUGHT
Christianity was never meant to be a nominal religion. It is a call to radical discipleship. Not a forced dictatorship where we become unwilling subjects but rather a volunteer commitment out of gratitude and thanksgiving for all the love that has been given to us. Paul put it this way, “He died for everyone so that those who receive his new life will no longer live for themselves. Instead, they will live for Christ, who died and was raised for them.” So what are you living for? Today, let Christ’s love control you.

TODAY’S PRAYER
Dear Christ, thank You for Your death and resurrection. Thank You for forgiving me of all my sins. Today, I submit to You. Let Your love fully control the way I think and act.
AMEN

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TODAY’S VERSE

I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.
Ps. 34:1 (ESV)

TODAY’S THOUGHT
There is much attention given today on “Being in the moment.” How much of our anxiety and depression is because we are either living in the past or anticipating the future? How much better life would be, if we lived in the fullness of this moment and not react to things beyond our control. The good news is that God has given us a way to focus on the “now.” It is called Praise. Yes, David, almost three thousand years before modern Psychology, shares how to have good mental and spiritual health. He encourages us to praise God in all things. Praise keeps our attention on God in this moment. He is the God “who is there” and we can praise Him in all things. If you want joy, if you want peace, if you want a vital Spiritual walk then listen to what David made as his life motto, “I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth”

TODAY’S PRAYER
Dear Father, how I praise You for being there every moment of my life. I will bless You at all times. Your praise will continually be in my mouth.
AMEN

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TODAY’S VERSE

Do not be afraid, for I have ransomed you. I have called you by name; you are mine.
Isaiah 43:1 (NLT)

TODAY’S THOUGHT
Today’s verse is a beautiful metaphor of our Christian experience. To ransom someone in the Old Testament usually meant to pay a price to set a prisoner or slave free. This person would be “redeemed” or “bought with a price.” So we see that Jesus came and took us from the slavery of sin and the prisoner of our own human nature and paid our ransom with His own blood. Jesus set us free. What a beautiful picture of grace and mercy. But God doesn’t finish with just redeeming us. He loves, guides and protects us. God, through Isaiah, continues in this passage saying, “When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you. For I am the LORD, your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior.” Today, rejoice that He has delivered you from your past and will love and protect you in the present. You are His, He knows you by name!”

TODAY’S PRAYER
Dear Father, thank You for redeeming me. Thank You for Your protection, love and guidance. Thank You for the fact that I am Yours, that You know me by name! In Jesus’ Name.
AMEN

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TODAY’S VERSE

May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.
II Corinthians 13:14 (NLT)

TODAY’S THOUGHT
Paul beautifully closes his letter to the church in Corinth with a wonderful blessing for the people. It incorporates the whole Godhead. He begins by blessing them with the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. Grace in the form of unmerited mercy and forgiveness of all we have done. With this grace we begin to comprehend the love of God. We let our roots grow down into God’s love and receive the power to understand how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love really is. If this isn’t enough, Paul invites us to fellowship with God through His Holy Spirit. This communion is life changing and possible because God put His own spirit in us. What a marvelous plan, what a wonderful reality, God in all His fullness fellowships with us. So today let this blessing sink deep into your heart, “May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you!”

TODAY’S PRAYER
May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with me. I pray in Jesus’ name.
AMEN

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TODAY’S VERSE

Be joyful. Grow to maturity. Encourage each other. Live in harmony and peace. Then the God of love and peace will be with you.
II Corinthians 13:11 (NLT)

TODAY’S THOUGHT
How often does the love and peace of God elude us? Paul knew about this tendency so he instructed people in the church to, “Be joyful. Grow to maturity. Encourage each other. Live in harmony and peace.” You see, we need each other. It is in relationships that we find joy and grow in maturity. It is in community that we encourage each other and find the help needed to live in harmony and peace. So today, pray for your church. Recommit yourself to fellowship with others. Be joyful, grow in maturity. Find others you can encourage and live in harmony and peace.

TODAY’S PRAYER
Dear Father, I pray for my fellowship. I pray that we will be joyful, grow in maturity, encourage each other and live in harmony and peace.
AMEN

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