Pray the Word with David Platt

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Short, daily meditations on God’s Word that not only drive us to pray, but drive how we pray. Featuring teacher, author, and pastor David Platt.

Episode Date
#770 – Crucified with Christ (Galatians 2:20)

We are saved from sin by faith in Christ. The life we now live must be by faith in the Son of God who loved us and gave Himself for us.

Sep 18, 2019
#769 – Wisdom from Above (James 3:17)

Let's make it a daily habit that before we even get out of bed we will cry out to God to give us His wisdom.

Sep 17, 2019
#768 – Religion That is Pure and Undefiled (James 1:27)

Lord, please do not let us neglect what you have declared to be pure and undefiled. Help us to take responsibility for caring for orphans and widows.

Sep 16, 2019
#767 – Dwelling Secure in God (Proverbs 1:32–33)

May God give us grace to actively seek and pursue wisdom through His Word.

Sep 15, 2019
#766 – The Leadership of God's Spirit (Acts 16:6–8)

O Lord, direct our steps today for the spread of Your gospel.

Sep 14, 2019
#765 – Multitudes of Missionaries (Acts 13:4)

God, give us faith to pray honestly for You to call out multitudes of missionaries for the sake of Christ being praised among all nations.

Sep 13, 2019
#764 – Family Members Imprisoned for the Gospel (Acts 12:5)

May we be faithful to pray for our brothers and sisters throughout the world who have been imprisoned because of their devotion to Jesus Christ.

Sep 12, 2019
#763 – Repentance that Leads to Life (Acts 11:18)

Thanks be to God for His gracious love towards all the nations. In this text we once again see the global thrust of the gospel.

Sep 11, 2019
#762 – Union with Christ (Acts 9:5)

We rejoice that we are united to Christ through His death and resurrection. We know that even when there are those who are against us, God is for us. He identifies with us.

Sep 10, 2019
#761 – Supernatural Forgiveness (Acts 7:60)

Lord, teach us to forgive those who have sinned against us. We pray that God will bring even those who are persecuting Christians to trust in Him and proclaim Christ.

Sep 09, 2019
#760 – Excellence According to God's Word (Proverbs 31:10)

May all of our lives be marked by wisdom according to God's Word rather than the ways of the world.

Sep 08, 2019
#759 – Devotion to Prayer (Acts 6:4)

Lord, please teach us to pray with the kind of devotion we see in Acts 6:4.

Sep 07, 2019
#758 – They Had Been With Jesus (Acts 4:13)

May the conclusion of those around us be that we have been with Jesus. 

Sep 06, 2019
#757 – The Spirit Dwells in You (Acts 2:1–4)

If you trust in Christ for salvation, you have the Spirit of God inside of you. Might this compel you to open your mouth and proclaim the good news to those around you.

Sep 05, 2019
#756 – Just the Beginning (Acts 1:1)

Jesus rose from the grave and sent His Spirit to be with His people. The gospel continues to go forward in the world. Acts shows us that the work of Jesus cannot be stopped.  

Sep 04, 2019
#755 – All Authority Belongs to Jesus (Matthew 28:18)

In light of Christ's authority, we pray that God will help us to boldly proclaim the good news of Christ. We pray that the gospel of Christ's Lordship will be proclaimed among the unreached peoples of the world. 

Sep 03, 2019
#754 – Life in His Name (John 20:31)

We have been called to experience life in Christ. May God help us to wage war on any temptation to retreat into nominal Christianity. May our lives be dictated by Christ who is our life.

Sep 02, 2019
#753 – Praying in Accordance with God's Word (Proverbs 30:32–33)

Father, we pray that Proverbs 30:32–33 would be realities in our lives today. 

Sep 01, 2019
#752 – The Gospel Proclaimed to All Nations (Luke 24:46–47)

In Luke 24, Jesus makes it clear that the gospel is to be spread in all the world. May we pray to the end that God will use His church to get the gospel to all the world.

Aug 31, 2019
#751 – You will be with Me in Paradise (Luke 23:43)

We cannot stand before God in and of ourselves, but we rejoice that we have been saved completely by Jesus and His finished work.

Aug 30, 2019
#750 – Jesus Paid it All (Matthew 27:51)

Jesus gave Himself in the place of sinners to reconcile us to God. Through Christ's work, we are no longer separated from the presence of God. 

Aug 29, 2019
#749 – Looking Back and Looking Forward (Matthew 26:29)

The Lord's Supper compels us to look back and remember what Jesus has done for us. It also causes us to look forward with great anticipation of the day when we will see Jesus face to face.

Aug 28, 2019
#748 – The Eternality of God's Word (Matthew 24:35)

God help us to see the supremacy of Your Word over everything else in this world.

Aug 27, 2019
#747 – Jesus Praying For Us (John 17:20–21)

Jesus prays for the unity of Christians. If we are not unified, we hinder the spread of the gospel. 

Aug 26, 2019
#746 – Safe in God (Proverbs 29:25)

Do you want to live in safety and security? Don't live for the approval or applause of others. 

Aug 25, 2019
#745 – I Have Overcome the World (John 16:33)

Do not think for a second that you are defeated. Lift up your head, for you belong to the King who has conquered death. He has overcome the world and promises to bring you into His perfect presence forever and ever.

Aug 24, 2019
#744 – Asking in Accordance with God's Word (John 15:7)

The key to experiencing what God wants for us in prayer is asking God in accordance with His Word. Lord, help Your Word to abide in us that we may confidently call out to You according to Your Word.

Aug 23, 2019
#743 – I Have Given You an Example (John 13:15)

How can you serve someone in this way today? Let's lay our lives down to serve others for the glory of God.

Aug 22, 2019
#742 – Jesus Wept (John 11:35)

We have a God who has come to us. He knows what it means to be greatly troubled. He is able to identify and empathize with our hurt. Jesus is the Resurrection and the Life. We know that in Christ we will be with God forever.

Aug 21, 2019
#741 – One Flock, One Shepherd (John 10:16)

The Good Shepherd is bringing sheep into His fold from all over the world. He has commissioned us. May we be faithful to take this good news of the Savior to the ends of the earth.

Aug 20, 2019
#740 – Unworthy Servants (Luke 17:10)

The posture of our lives should be one of realizing we are unworthy servants. May we humbly before our God be faithful to labor and toil in the duty God has graciously assigned us.

Aug 19, 2019
#739 – A Pretty Simple Proverb (Proverbs 28:27)

In our giving, we will not want. This is the antithesis of the way of this world. May God give us grace to give generously and to be content in Him.

Aug 18, 2019
#738 – I Once was Lost, but now I am Found (Luke 15:10)

God graciously seeks and saves the lost. We were once lost and now are found. 

Aug 17, 2019
#737 – The Last Will be First (Matthew 19:30)

Don't buy into the ways of this world. Lay down the pursuits of this world and live as servants of the King, longing for the glory of Christ.

Aug 16, 2019
#736 – Don't Underestimate God (John 6:9)

The picture in John 6 is that your life in the hands of Jesus can be used in ways far beyond what you can ask or imagine.

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Aug 15, 2019
#735 – Enthralled with Jesus Above All (Luke 14:26)

Your love for Christ should make your closest relationships in this world look like hate in comparison.

Aug 14, 2019
#734 – A Testimony Worth Telling (John 4:39)

An encounter with Jesus is all that is needed to be equipped to testify to the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Aug 13, 2019
#733 – Our Hearts Follow Our Money (Luke 12:34)

If you want to know where your heart is, look at what you do with your money.

Aug 12, 2019
#732 – Faithful Friends (Proverbs 27:6)

We need friends who will help us see things to which we are blind. We need friends who will provide constructive criticism for our good.

Aug 11, 2019
#731 – Treasure That Lasts Forever (Mark 10:21)

Jesus loves us so much that He doesn't let us live for the possessions of this world. Do we believe that Jesus is worthy of being treasured more than the possessions of this world? 

Aug 10, 2019
#730 – I am Sending You Out (Luke 10:3)

Whatever risk it involves, let's pray that God will send out laborers into the harvest realizing that we are lambs being sent out in the midst of wolves. 

Aug 09, 2019
#729 – Take Jesus at His Word (Matthew 8:8–9)

Do you long for the faith of the centurion? Let's pray to God that He will help us to trust in His Word.

Aug 08, 2019
#728 – Do You Know Jesus? (Matthew 7:21–23)

This is a sobering passage where we see the need to know Christ. We cannot go through religious routine void of faith in Christ and expect to have a different outcome on the day of judgment. 

Aug 07, 2019
#727 – A Paradigm for Prayer (Matthew 6:9–13)

Jesus teaches us to pray for God's glory, gifts, grace, and guidance.

Aug 06, 2019
#726 – Shining a Light for God's Glory (Matthew 5:16)

Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

Aug 05, 2019
#725 – A Clear Warning (Proverbs 26:12)

This verse warns us against wisdom in our own eyes, wisdom according to our own thoughts and ways. We must look to the all-wise God for help.

Aug 04, 2019
#724 – Bear Fruit in Keeping with Repentance (Matthew 3:8)

Lord, open our eyes to see areas of temptation and sin in our lives. Help us to turn from sin and to cling to You.

Aug 03, 2019
#723 – The Right to Become Children of God (John 1:12–13)

To all who did receive Him, who believed in His name, He gave the right to become children of God. By God's grace in Christ, we have the privilege of knowing God as Father. 

Aug 02, 2019
#722 – Turn and Trust (Mark 1:14–15)

Mark's Gospel introduces us to Jesus proclaiming the good news of the gospel, that there is salvation for anyone who repents and believes.

Aug 01, 2019
#721 – Praying for Children (Matthew 2:16)

Father, cause Your church to be a reflection of Your love for the fatherless and for the vulnerable. We pray for protection for the newlyborn, the unborn, and all those who are in harm's way. 

Jul 31, 2019
#720 – Righteous and Devout (Luke 2:25)

God, give us grace to be faithful and patient and to worship You even in the midst of our waiting.

Jul 30, 2019
#719 – My Soul Magnifies the Lord (Luke 1:46–48)

Let's rejoice in our Redeemer. He has looked on our sinful state and shown us grace upon grace by saving us.

Jul 29, 2019
#718 – Praying for Self-Control (Proverbs 25:28)

This verse highlights the destruction of lacking self-control. We need the Lord's grace to help in this battle.

Jul 28, 2019
#717 – The Sun of Righteousness (Malachi 4:2)

All who turn from sin and trust in Christ now know Jesus as their righteousness before God. We anticipate the day when we will fully and finally experience healing in His wings. 

Jul 27, 2019
#716 – Behold, He is Coming (Malachi 3:1)

Malachi 3 sets the stage for Christ coming to redeem sinners and bring them back into right relationship with God. We long for His return, "Come, Lord Jesus!"

Jul 26, 2019
#715 – Faithful Both to God and to Spouse (Malachi 2:15)

Let's pray for spouses to be faithful to one another and to God.

Jul 25, 2019
#714 – Worthy of All Our Worship (Malachi 1:14)

Are we offering to God a sacrifice of worship with our lives that is pleasing to Him?

Jul 24, 2019
#713 – The Battle for Holiness (Nehemiah 13:17–18)

In and of yourself you will drift toward sinfulness. You need the Spirit of God and the help of God to move toward holiness.

Jul 23, 2019
#712 – Rejoicing with Great Joy (Nehemiah 12:27)

Let's pray that in our personal lives and when the church gathers together that we will worship God appropriately for His glory.

Jul 22, 2019
#711 – Houses Built on God's Wisdom (Proverbs 24:3–4)

God, please cause our houses to be built on wisdom and established with understanding. May every room in our houses be filled with knowledge of You.

Jul 21, 2019
#710 – Your Name Matters (Nehemiah 11:12)

You are part of a great picture that extends over centuries. Your life matters in the kingdom of God. May we labor to the end that others hear the good news and are brought into this kingdom.

Jul 20, 2019
#709 – Joy in Obligation (Nehemiah 10:32)

Lord, help us to delight in your statutes, love your commandments, and long for Your Word in love for You.

Jul 19, 2019
#708 – You Alone are God (Nehemiah 9:5–6)

God is the only God, the Creator of heaven and earth. He is worthy of the praise of all peoples.

Jul 18, 2019
#707 – Want the Book (Nehemiah 8:1)

We have the Word of God constantly at our fingertips. Do we want the Word of God? Do we want the Book?

Jul 17, 2019
#706 – Prayerful Dependence on You (Nehemiah 6:9)

This short prayer encourages us that God invites us to bring all our petitions to Him regardless of how big or small they may seem.

Jul 16, 2019
#705 – Fight the Spiritual Battle (Nehemiah 4:17–18)

May God give us vigilance to seek and honor Him in everything that we do. Let's fight the spiritual battle as we live out each day of our lives.

Jul 15, 2019
#704 – Honoring Your Parents (Proverbs 23:25)

Pause and think right now: how can you honor your mom and dad? Lord, help us to know how to do this at every age and stage of our lives.

Jul 14, 2019
#703 – Humble Courage (Nehemiah 2:4–5)

May God give us grace to be obedient to Him, even in that which is difficult. We pray for humble courage in total dependence on Him.

Jul 13, 2019
#702 – He is Faithful (Esther 8:17)

Let's stop and pray with joy and gladness at the wonderful of the gospel. Jesus has saved us from sin and conquered death that we may live with Him forever.

Jul 12, 2019
#701 – Praying for Favor (Esther 5:2)

Lord give us favor that doors may be opened for the gospel to go forth and bear fruit in all of the world. 

Jul 11, 2019
#700 – Longing for the Salvation of Others (Esther 4:15–16)

Are we willing to lay down our lives that others may know Christ? Father, help us to fast and pray with the heart of Esther.

Jul 10, 2019
#699 – The Sovereign Hand of God (Esther 2:17)

God is sovereign over the details of our lives. God has put you where you are right now for the spread of His renown. 

Jul 09, 2019
#698 – Brokenness Over Sin (Ezra 9:3–6)

May we not be casual with sin, but weep over it. Praise God that there is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

Jul 08, 2019
#697 – A Bountiful Eye (Proverbs 22:9)

Father, open our eyes to those who are in need. May we seek out ways to help others and to share the good news of Christ with them.

Jul 07, 2019
#696 – Set Our Hearts on You (Ezra 7:10)

It is our prayer that God will set our hearts on Him that we may be obedient to proclaim the Word of Christ to others. May God's Word be constantly on our hearts and lips.

Jul 06, 2019
#695 – The Global Purpose of God (Zechariah 2:11)

We are all called to live for the sake of every people group on the planet, that they may know Christ. 

Jul 05, 2019
#694 – Great is Thy Faithfulness (Ezra 6:22)

Looking at God's faithfulness in the past is often a great way to grow in faith in the present.

Jul 04, 2019
#693 – Weeping Over Sin and Shouting Over Salvation (Ezra 3:11–13)

In many ways we have lost our capacity to weep, particularly over sin. As a result of this, there is a lack of shouting of over salvation.

Jul 03, 2019
#692 – One Leader, One King (Ezra 1:1)

We rest confidently in the reality that one day the True King's Word will be fulfilled and a multitude from every tribe and tongue will surround His throne.

Jul 02, 2019
#691 – Spiritual Warfare (Daniel 10:13)

Might our eyes be opened to the reality of spiritual warfare and the weapon we have been given to fight.

Jul 01, 2019
#690 – Victory Belongs to the Lord (Proverbs 21:31)

Apart from Him we can do nothing. All of our hope is in the God to whom belongs the victory.

Jun 30, 2019
#689 – More Important than Life (Daniel 6:10)

How important is prayer to you? Daniel was willing to risk his life to commune with God.

Jun 29, 2019
#688 – He is Able to Save (Daniel 3:28–29)

We have brothers and sisters throughout the world who risk their lives to worship Christ. Let's remember them in prayer, and may we live wherever we are to make the good news of Christ known.

Jun 28, 2019
#687 – Better than the Ways of the World (Daniel 1:8–9)

God, give us grace to be led by Your Word. May we live, not according to the ways of the world, but by the Word of God.

Jun 27, 2019
#686 – For the Sake of His Holy Name (Ezekiel 36:22–23)

Our motivation must be in step with God's, and His motivation is His glory covering the earth as the waters cover the sea.

Jun 26, 2019
#685 – An Urgent Message (Jeremiah 52:4)

Judgment is coming. Those who have trusted in Christ must realize the urgency of the gospel. May God give us grace to tell someone the glorious news of the gospel today.

Jun 25, 2019
#684 – You are Our Delight (Jeremiah 31:33)

God has graciously given His people new hearts. By saving us through His grace, we now long to delight in our Redeemer.

Jun 24, 2019
#683 – Wise Counsel and Guidance (Proverbs 20:18)

May we surround ourselves with others who give us wise counsel, and may we, by God's grace, be able to give wise guidance to those around us.

Jun 23, 2019
#682 – The Purpose of the Lord will Stand (Proverbs 19:21)

It is good to know that it is only the purpose of the all-wise God that will stand. Let's submit our plans to His purpose.

Jun 22, 2019
#681 – Seek and Find (Jeremiah 29:13)

God, give us grace to seek and be satisfied in You. May we boast only in You.

Jun 21, 2019
#680 – Known Before we were Born (Jeremiah 1:4–5)

Before we were formed in the womb, we were known by God. We praise God for His love for us. May He help us to show this love for every single life in the world.

Jun 20, 2019
#679 – Saved for a Purpose (2 Kings 19:19)

You are not saved without reason. You have been saved so that His glory will be made known among all the peoples of the earth.

Jun 19, 2019
#678 – Devotion to God Alone (2 Kings 17:33)

Lord, help us to worship You and only You. Give us grace to flee the temptation of pledging our lives to anything other than You.

Jun 18, 2019
#677 – Christ, Our Shepherd and Security (Micah 5:4–5)

By God's grace, we dwell securely under the care of the Good Shepherd. May His name be made known to the ends of the earth.

Jun 17, 2019
#676 – The Name of the Lord is a Strong Tower (Proverbs 18:10)

God is our refuge and strength. May we run to Him and see that we are secure in His grace.

Jun 16, 2019
#675 – Tremble at His Word (Isaiah 66:2)

Lord, remove our pride and selfishness that we may be humble and contrite, trembling at Your Word.

Jun 15, 2019
#674 – Proclaiming Good News Wherever We Go (Isaiah 52:7)

"How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, 'Your God reigns.'"

Jun 14, 2019
#673 – Transgressions Blotted Out (Isaiah 44:22)

God, help us to take sin seriously but realize that you have covered our sins through Christ. We have been forgiven and freed from sin.

Jun 13, 2019
#672 – Send Me (Isaiah 6:8)

Father, cause the posture of our hearts be that of Isaiah. May each of us say each day, "Here I am! Send me."

Jun 12, 2019
#671 – Cry out to God (Joel 1:14)

Are we willing to cry out to God day and night? Lord, help us to be desperate for You.

Jun 11, 2019
#670 – Seek Me and Live (Amos 5:4)

Life is not found in seeking the pleasures, pursuits, and plaudits of this world. No, life is found in seeking God.

Jun 10, 2019
#669 – Allured by God's Love (Hosea 2:13–14)

We love Him because He first loved us. God has looked down on us and rather than condemning us, He condemned Christ. 

Jun 09, 2019
#668 – Repent and Believe (Jonah 3:10)

Anyone who turns from sin and trusts in Christ will be saved from God's judgment and will be with Him forever. Who can you share this news with today? 

Jun 08, 2019
#667 – Sharing God's Love for Sinners (Jonah 1:1–3)

Lord, help us not to be like Jonah. Keep us from prejudice toward any people when it comes to opening our mouths and proclaiming the good news of Christ. 

Jun 07, 2019
#666 – One God Over All (2 Kings 5:15)

We are tempted to live for many things, but there is only one true God who is worthy of our worship.

Jun 06, 2019
#665 – Christ is Coming Back (2 Kings 2:11–12)

There is coming a day when the trumpet will sound and Christ will come back for His bride. Until He returns, may we be faithful to Him.

Jun 05, 2019
#664 – Aligning with God's Word (1 Kings 22:12)

When you are in a church gathering, at a conference, or reading a book, test what you hear. If it does not align with God's Word, do not believe it. 

Jun 04, 2019
#663 – You are Never Alone (1 Kings 19:4–5)

Even in the depths of discouragement and depression, God is with you. Know that in whatever you are walking through, God has not stopped loving you. 

Jun 03, 2019
#662 – Honoring God and Our Families (Proverbs 17:6)

May we bring glory to God in the way that we care for our families.

Jun 02, 2019
#661 – The Lord, He is God (1 Kings 18:37–39)

We pray in faith that God will call His people according to His purpose. Let's pray that by God's grace many will turn in Christ declaring, "The Lord, He is God."

Jun 01, 2019
#660 – Hearing and Doing the Word (1 Kings 17:5)

May we, like Elijah, hear God's Word and obey God's Word.

May 31, 2019
#659 – Wholly Following Christ (1 Kings 11:6)

Let's pray that God will help us not to let sin have a foothold in our lives. May we wholly follow Christ.

May 30, 2019
#658 – Fixing Our Eyes on God (Proverbs 31:25)

We are prone to be anxious, but when we fear God we do not have to be afraid of the future.

May 29, 2019
#657 – Using Words Wisely (Proverbs 16:24)

Lord, help us to build up others with our words today.

May 28, 2019
#656 – Honoring God with Our Firstfruits (Proverbs 3:9)

With all that God has given you—regardless of what or how much—see it as a gift from Him and belonging to Him to be used for His honor and glory.

May 27, 2019
#655 – Unrighteous Anger (Proverbs 16:32)

We often view anger as a display of strength and power. But the Bible says that it is better to be slow to anger and self-controlled. May we examine our lives for areas where we struggle with unrighteous anger toward one another.

May 26, 2019
#654 – Wisdom Implies Humility (Proverbs 1:5)

The foolish think they have it figured out. We must humbly submit to God's Word knowing that there we obtain guidance. 

May 25, 2019
#653 – God's Glory Among the Nations (1 Kings 8:41–43)

Even tucked away in 1 Kings, we see God's heart for the nations. He is worthy of the praise of all the peoples on the earth.

May 24, 2019
#652 – In Awe of God's Wisdom (1 Kings 3:28)

We lack wisdom. May we constantly pray to God that we may walk in His wisdom. 

May 23, 2019
#651 – Living with Courage (1 Kings 2:2–3)

Let's trust God's Word even when it is not easy, knowing that we will experience God's goodness. 

May 22, 2019
#650 – The Song of Creation (Psalm 148:7–8)

All of creation obeys its Maker. May we join in this song ascribing to God the honor that only He is due.

May 21, 2019
#649 – Knitted Together by God (Psalm 139:13–14)

We praise God for crafting us together. He has made everyone fearfully and wonderfully in His image. May we promote the beauty and wonder of Psalm 139 throughout the world.

May 20, 2019
#648 – A Simple and Significant Verse (Proverbs 15:22)

As we make decisions, it is good to live in community with those who fear God and are depending on Him through His Word.

May 19, 2019
#647 – The Beauty of God's Word (Psalm 119)

There is so much treasure to be found in Psalm 119. Let's pray some of these verses over our lives.

May 18, 2019
#646 – Storing up God's Word (Psalm 119:11)

How are you internalizing Scripture? O God, make us a people who store up Your Word in our hearts.

May 17, 2019
#645 – Delighting in God's Word (Psalm 1:1–2)

We pray that by God's grace we will saturate our souls with meditation on God's Word day and night.

May 16, 2019
#644 – Who Shall Ascend the Hill of the Lord? (Psalm 24:3–4)

In Christ we are made clean. Through His merits, we can draw near to the throne of God and ascend the hill of the Lord.

May 15, 2019
#643 – Appealing to God for Mercy (Psalm 51:1)

We are sinners who defy God, yet He invites us to appeal for mercy because of His steadfast love. 

May 14, 2019
#642 – Displeasing God (2 Samuel 11:27)

Lord help us to see areas of our lives where we are not pleasing You.

May 13, 2019
#641 – A Tranquil Heart (Proverbs 14:30)

In Christ we can be free from bone-rotting envy. May God give us grace to rest in Christ.

May 12, 2019
#640 – The Kindness of the King (2 Samuel 9:7–8)

We who were once enemies of God have been invited to eat at His table now, for all our days in this life, and for all of eternity.We who were once enemies of God have been invited to eat at His table now, for all our days in this life, and for all of eternity.

May 11, 2019
#639 – Prayer Based on Promises (2 Samuel 7:27–29)

Lord, help us to trust Your promises as we learn to pray with boldness, courage, and faith according to Your Word.

May 10, 2019
#638 – The Lord is Our Shepherd (Psalm 23:1–3)

Why does God lead us in paths of righteousness? For His name's sake. He leads us for our good and ultimately for His glory.

May 09, 2019
#637 – Live Looking to God (2 Samuel 2:1)

May we humbly go before God asking for Him to guide our every step, trusting that this will bring glory to Christ.

May 08, 2019
#636 – He Will Provide (1 Samuel 28:6–7)

God, help us truly to seek You alone knowing that You will provide and draw us into deeper intimacy with You.

May 07, 2019
#635 – Trust in God's Timing (1 Samuel 24:7)

We are prone to try and take matters into our own hands. We need wisdom and patience to walk in step with the Spirit and in obedience to God's Word.

May 06, 2019
#634 – Walk with the Wise (Proverbs 13:20)

Let's pray to the end that we will be surrounded by wise companions who delight in God and His Word.

May 05, 2019
#633 – The Danger of Deception (1 Samuel 21:1–2)

Might we in our own lives take sin as seriously as God does. 

May 04, 2019
#632 – God upon the Throne (1 Samuel 19:10)

Jesus has conquered sin and death. He rules and reigns even now. We know that one day our suffering will pass and we will be in His arms for all of eternity.

May 03, 2019
#631 – The Danger of Defying God (1 Samuel 17:26)

The Philistines defied God. David trusted God and lived for the glory of the Lord. May we see the futility of defying God and grow in our dependence on Him.  

May 02, 2019
#630 – God Looks on the Heart (1 Samuel 16:7)

Father, please make our hearts to be more like yours. May we grow in our affection for Christ and for others.  

May 01, 2019
#629 – After God's Heart (1 Samuel 13:13–14)

The way to life is living according to God's Word. Lord, help us to trust that following You is for our good.

Apr 30, 2019
#628 – A Posture of Humility (1 Samuel 9:21)

May we lay our pride down daily before God. Let's pray for lives that are marked by humility in light of God's grace.

Apr 29, 2019
#627 – A Wise Man Listens to Advice (Proverbs 12:15)

We all have blind spots. God uses others in our lives to help us see that which we cannot see on our own. 

Apr 28, 2019
#626 – Speak, Lord, for Your Servant Hears (1 Samuel 3:9)

God has given us His Word. We do not have to wait for some audible voice. Amid the busyness of our week, may our lives be dictated by listening to God's Word.

Apr 27, 2019
#625 – Children Belong to the Lord (1 Samuel 1:27–28)

Children are wonderfully made by God and belong to Him. May we pray for children in the church and throughout the world to be saved by God's grace through Christ.

Apr 26, 2019
#624 – Tragedy into Triumph (Ruth 4:14)

Know that even through times of tragedy, loss, and brokenness, you can trust God. Suffering in this world will be far outweighed by glory that is to come.

Apr 25, 2019
#623 – A Picture of Redemption (Ruth 2:20)

Jesus has the right, resources, and resolve to redeem us from sin and bring us into the family of God. All glory be to Christ.

Apr 24, 2019
#622 – The Power of God's Presence (Judges 16:20)

If you are in Christ, you are not alone. God will never leave you nor forsake you.

Apr 23, 2019
#621 – A Dangerous Phrase (Judges 14:1–3)

God, save us from doing what seems right in our own eyes. Please help us to see through the lens of Your Word and live according to it.

Apr 22, 2019
#620 – The Grave Has Been Conquered (Romans 10:9)

If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.

Apr 21, 2019
#619 – Apart from Him We Can Do Nothing (Judges 6:15)

God has called each of us to do that which can only be accomplished in His power at work in us.

Apr 20, 2019
#618 – For God So Loved the World (Judges 4:1)

We deserve judgment, but Jesus has taken this judgment upon Himself. Through Christ's work we have everlasting life.

Apr 19, 2019
#617 – Passing the Gospel to the Next Generation (Judges 2:10)

The book of Judges shows us the danger of failing to pass the gospel on to the generation that will follow.

Apr 18, 2019
#616 – We Will Serve the Lord (Joshua 24:14–15)

Our lives should be marked by devotion to God. May God use our lives today as His servants for His purposes.

Apr 17, 2019
#615 – The Seriousness of Sin (Joshua 7:1)

When we sin against God, it does not just affect us. Lord, help us to see the seriousness of sin and run to the Savior.

Apr 16, 2019
#614 – Are You on God's Side? (Joshua 5:13–14)

May we keep from thinking that this life is primarily about us. God teach us to pray according to Your will. Help us to seek Your will above all else.

Apr 15, 2019
#613 – Capturing Souls (Proverbs 11:30)

When we share the gospel we are helping lead others to a road of eternal life with God. May we point people from death to life.

Apr 14, 2019
#612 – Consecrated for Christ (Joshua 3:5)

May we be constantly consecrated before God. Lord, set us apart daily to be used to play our part in the accomplishment of Your puurpose.

Apr 13, 2019
#611 – Meditating on God's Word (Joshua 1:8)

We want good success according to God's Word and not according to this world. Might God make us a people who are marked by meditation on His Word. 

Apr 12, 2019
#610 – Knowing God Face to Face (Deuteronomy 34:10)

Through Christ's work on the cross in our place, we are afforded intimacy with God. We can know Him face to face.

Apr 11, 2019
#609 – Choose Life (Deuteronomy 30:15–20)

God help us to choose life and to spread life for the glory of Jesus Christ. May we learn from the foolishness of those who have gone before us.

Apr 10, 2019
#608 – Not by Bread Alone (Deuteronomy 8:3)

Man does not live by bread alone but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.

Apr 09, 2019
#607 – God's Word on Display (Deuteronomy 6:6–9)

Look for opportunities to constantly speak of God's Word. Lord, help us to saturate our public lives with Your Word.

Apr 08, 2019
#606 – The Harvest is Plentiful (Proverbs 10:5)

Let's pray for laborers to be sent by God out into the harvest. 

Apr 07, 2019
#605 – The God who Fights for You (Deuteronomy 3:22)

How do you fight fear? By trusting in the God who fights for you. If God is for us, who can be against us?

Apr 06, 2019
#604 – Called and Equipped (Deuteronomy 1:17)

We cannot fulfill what God has called us to on our own. However, by God's grace and power at work within us, we can. All glory be to Christ.

Apr 05, 2019
#603 – God's Character on Display (Numbers 35:34)

Jesus has commissioned us to go to the nations. Let's pray that God's character will be on display in the church and that God's glory will be made known in places where Christ has not yet been praised.

Apr 04, 2019
#602 – When the End Doesn't Justify the Means (Numbers 20:10–11)

Like Moses, there is a temptation for us not to do God's work God's way. Lord please help us to value Your Word more than a pragmatism that sees efficiency and effectiveness as supreme.

Apr 03, 2019
#601 – He Sees Our Hearts (Numbers 16:4–5)

May God deliver us from the temptation to make it look as though we are holy instead of actually pursuing holiness. God help us to be holy before You.

Apr 02, 2019
#600 – Choose Faith over Fear (Numbers 14:9)

We are prone to be anxious and afraid. The exhortation of Scripture is to take God at His Word. Lord, help us to trust in You. Replace our fear with faith.

Apr 01, 2019
#599 – Knowledge of the Holy One (Proverbs 9:10)

Wisdom flows from seeing God for who He is and responding to Him appropriately. May God help us to have a perspective that is centered on the knowledge of Him.

Mar 31, 2019
#598 – Empowered by the Spirit (Numbers 11:29)

We have been empowered by the Spirit of God to speak and proclaim His Word.

Mar 30, 2019
#597 – Humble Confession (Leviticus 26:40–42)

What do you need to confess before God right now? Lord, help us to walk in constant confession of sin.

Mar 29, 2019
#596 – Observe All My Statutes (Leviticus 19:37)

We go to God's Word, not looking for suggestions to consider, but for commands to obey.

Mar 28, 2019
#595 – Covered by Christ (Leviticus 16:34)

Every bitter thought and every sinful deed has been covered by Christ's work on the cross. Trust in Him alone to save you from your sins.

Mar 27, 2019
#594 – Our God is Glorious (Leviticus 9:23)

May we long to see more and more of God's glory. Lord, forgive us for neglecting your glory. 

Mar 26, 2019
#593 – The Guidance of God (Exodus 40:36–38)

In these verses we see a picture of God leading His people step by step. He has given us His Spirit and leads us today.

Mar 25, 2019
#592 – Loved by Wisdom (Proverbs 8:17)

May our lives be characterized by a God-centered and Bible-saturated wisdom. Let's pray to the end that we will walk wisely in every area of our lives.

Mar 24, 2019
#591 – Reflecting the Glory of God (Exodus 34:34–35)

We become like what we behold. The more we focus on Christ, the more He will be reflected in our lives.

Mar 23, 2019
#590 – Selfless Intercession (Exodus 32:32)

We are prone to stay silent in fear when it comes to sharing the gospel. Let's put ourselves aside, calling out to God on behalf of others that we may boldly proclaim Christ to them.

Mar 22, 2019
#589 – Set Apart for God's Purpose (Exodus 30:30)

Let us pray that God will set our lives apart for service to Him. May our lives look entirely different from the world around us for the glory of Jesus Christ.

Mar 21, 2019
#588 – Guard Against Casually Approaching God (Exodus 28:35)

We are tempted to neglect the seriousness of the privilege of calling upon God. May God help us to have right reverence when it comes to approaching Him.

Mar 20, 2019
#587 – Nothing in My Hand I Bring (Exodus 26:34)

Access has been granted to us—by the mercy of God—to come to Him. He has made a way for us to be accepted in His sight.

Mar 19, 2019
#586 – A Substitute Sacrifice (Exodus 24:8)

The blood of Christ has sealed the New Covenant. Thanks be to God that we are made clean in Christ and are united to Him forever. 

Mar 18, 2019
#585 – A Deadly Allure (Proverbs 7:21–23)

Let's pray that God will keep us from toying with sin. May we take God at His Word and flee from adultery and every temptation.

Mar 17, 2019
#584 – No Other gods Before Me (Exodus 20:3)

May God help us not to exchange His glory for lesser things. God alone is worthy of our ultimate devotion.

Mar 16, 2019
#583 – God Our Sustenance (Exodus 16:15)

God is our provider and our ultimate source of sustenance.

Mar 15, 2019
#582 – A Picture of God's Power (Exodus 14:31)

When sinners turn from sin and trust in Jesus, we see God's power to save on display. Only He can transform lives by bringing sinners from death to life.

Mar 14, 2019
#581 – The Spotless Sacrifice (Exodus 12:23)

The only way to be delivered from the judgment we deserve is to take refuge in Jesus Christ. He is the spotless sacrifice.

Mar 13, 2019
#580 – The Root of Every Sin (Exodus 10:3)

Pride is on display when we sin against God. We think we know what is best. The antidote to sin is humility, so let us ask God for this.

Mar 12, 2019
#579 – The Danger of Self-Exaltation (Exodus 9:17)

In each of our lives, we are tempted to live for our purposes instead of God's praise.

Mar 11, 2019
#578 – A List Like This (Proverbs 6:16–19)

Let us ask God to help us to hate what He hates. May God purify and sanctify us so that none of these things characterize our lives.

Mar 10, 2019
#577 – He Hears Your Cries (Exodus 6:5)

God will show Himself faithful to all His promises. Even in the valley of the shadow of death, He is faithful.

Mar 09, 2019
#576 – The Sovereignty of God and Man's Responsibility (Exodus 4:21)

Thanks be to God that, in this mystery of His sovereignty and man's responsibility, He has provided our salvation in Jesus.

Mar 08, 2019
#575 – "I AM" Sent Me (Exodus 3:14)

God is not dependent on anyone or anything. He is immutable, and He is with you. 

Mar 07, 2019
#574 – Bound for the Promised Land (Genesis 50:25)

Everything looks very different when your eyes are fixed, not just on today, but on what will matter ten trillion years from now.

Mar 06, 2019
#573 – Let the Nations be Glad (Genesis 49:10)

We take the gospel to the nations because to Him shall be the obedience of all peoples. Jesus is worthy of the praise of every tribe and tongue.

Mar 05, 2019
#572 – God Keeps His Promises (Genesis 46:27)

The promises of God are sure. They are surer than anything else in this world. You can count on His Word.

Mar 04, 2019
#571 – Intoxicated in Love (Proverbs 5:18–19)

Let us pray for ever-increasing intoxication to mark marriages.

Mar 03, 2019
#570 – Not You but God (Genesis 45:8)

Joseph realizes that his brothers meant evil, but God meant it for good. Questions may arise as we journey through life in a fallen world, but the conclusion is clear: Trust in Christ.

Mar 02, 2019
#569 – Our Good and His Glory (Genesis 42:6)

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to His purpose.

Mar 01, 2019
#568 – Fruitful in Affliction (Genesis 41:52)

Affliction can be a field where fruit grows. Affliction is unavoidable in a fallen world, but even in this, God can cause your life to bear fruit.

Feb 28, 2019
#567 – You are Not Alone (Genesis 39:20–23)

Regardless of the circumstances in your life, you can hold fast to the promise of God that He is with you. Know that you can trust Him.

Feb 27, 2019
#566 – Pointing to Christ (Genesis 37:26–27)

Always see the Bible in the context of a bigger story of redemption in Jesus Christ. The story of your life is intended to point people to the story of God's love in Jesus.

Feb 26, 2019
#565 – A New Name (Genesis 35:10–12)

Just as God gave Jacob a new name, He is gracious to us and has provided our salvation in Christ. May we never cease to be overwhelmed by God's grace that He has poured out on us.

Feb 25, 2019
#564 – Get Wisdom (Proverbs 4:7–8)

It is wise to seek wisdom. In whatever we do today, we need wisdom. We are driven to pray to this end.

Feb 24, 2019
#563 – Boldly Asking for Blessing (Genesis 32:26)

We see Jacob wrestling with God in Genesis 32. Might we boldly seek God's face, crying out to Him day and night.

Feb 23, 2019
#562 – From Barrenness to Blessing (Genesis 30:22)

Let us pray in a multitude of ways that God will take barrenness and turn it into blessing. 

Feb 22, 2019
#561 – Communion with God (Genesis 28:16–17)

Christ dying on the cross in our place has given us access to God. We constantly have communion with God. 

Feb 21, 2019
#560 – The Forfeits of Sin (Genesis 25:31–34)

We are prone to exchange intimacy with God for immediate gratification. God, help us to value intimacy with You over the fleeting pleasure of this world.

Feb 20, 2019
#559 – Grant Us Success Today (Genesis 24:12)

We are hopeless apart from God. We need His intervention daily. Let us pray that God will continually conform us more into the image of Christ each day. 

Feb 19, 2019
#558 – His Only Son (Genesis 22:2)

God sent Jesus to be the substitutionary sacrifice for us. God's only Son was given to atone for our sins. See the love of God for you.

Feb 18, 2019
#557 – Help Us to Trust in You (Proverbs 3:5–6)

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall make straight your paths.

Feb 17, 2019
#556 – Praying for Healing (Genesis 20:17)

We pray to the God who is sovereign over the health of everyone. It is entirely right to pray in faith for healing. May God help us to pray in faith, trusting that He knows what is best.

Feb 16, 2019
#555 – The Privilege of Intercession (Genesis 18:22)

God has ordained prayer as a means by which He acts. God responds to our praying so may we be encouraged by the privilege we have in prayer.

Feb 15, 2019
#554 – God's Grace for the Nations (Genesis 17:5)

God wants His glory to be made known among all the nations. May we be faithful to pray for the spread of the gospel to the ends of the earth. 

Feb 14, 2019
#553 – God is Committed to You (Genesis 15:18)

God is faithful to His promises. Christ's commitment to His bride is sealed by the blood He shed on the cross.

Feb 13, 2019
#552 – A Willingness to Obey (Genesis 12:4)

Let us pray that God will help us to value obedience to Him above all else.

Feb 12, 2019
#551 – My Eye Sees You (Job 42:5–6)

Might we know and trust God more as a result of walking through pain, sorrow, and suffering.

Feb 11, 2019
#550 – The Paths of the Righteous (Proverbs 2:20)

God, help us to walk in the way of the good and keep to the paths of the righteous. We are prone to wander, but God will keep us for our good and His glory.

Feb 10, 2019
#549 – The Author of all Wisdom (Job 38:36)

While we lack wisdom, knowledge, and perspective, we can always trust God and His perfect wisdom.

Feb 09, 2019
#548 – Blessed be the Name of the Lord (Job 1:20–22)

Let's pray for grace to respond to sorrow and sadness with worship. Through Christ, we know that even death does not have the final say. May we worship in the face of sorrow and death.

Feb 08, 2019
#547 – Praying for the Unreached (Genesis 9:7)

God wants His grace and goodness to fill the earth. We must devote ourselves to getting God's gospel where Christ has not been proclaimed.

Feb 07, 2019
#546 – Sin is Serious (Genesis 7:20–22)

The wages of sin is death. Thanks be to God for His mercy that Jesus has endured the flood of God's wrath due us. We have been freed and forgiven.

Feb 06, 2019
#545 – Seek God in Worship (Genesis 4:26)

When people call upon the Lord there is grace, mercy, hope, and reconciliation to be found.

Feb 05, 2019
#544 – Multiply and Fill the Earth (Genesis 1:28)

Christians are commanded to take the gospel to image bearers who have not trusted in Christ, that they too may have salvation and be conformed more into the image of Christ.

Feb 04, 2019
#543 – The Beginning of Wisdom (Proverbs 1:7)

God-fearing worship leads to God-given wisdom. Wisdom begins with worship of God. We will only see things in the world wisely when we seek God worshipfully. 

Feb 03, 2019
#542 – Yet I Will Rejoice in the Lord (Habakkuk 3:17–18)

Even in the midst of great sorrow and suffering, because of Christ conquering sin and death, we can take joy in the God of our salvation.

Feb 02, 2019
#541 – As the Waters Cover the Sea (Habakkuk 2:14)

As Christians we have confidence that a day is coming when the knowledge of the glory of the Lord will cover the earth as the waters cover the sea.

Feb 01, 2019
#540 – God Hears Our Cries (Habakkuk 1:6)

We can pray honestly before God knowing that He cares for us even when we do not understand.

Jan 31, 2019
#539 – Marriage and Family According to God's Word (Numbers 36:6)

We live in a culture that is very confused about marriage and family. May the marriages and families of Christians be directed by God's Word for the good of the church and the glory of Christ.

Jan 30, 2019
#538 – Freedom in Christ (Numbers 35:28)

What can free us from the judgment we deserve? The death of our Great High Priest frees us from bondage to sin. Jesus atones for all our sins and has reconciled us to God.

Jan 29, 2019
#537 – Unique Stewardship (Numbers 34:1–2)

May God help us to glorify Him with all that He has entrusted to us wherever we find ourselves in this life.

Jan 28, 2019
#536 – God's Loving Leadership (Numbers 33:1–2)

It is humbling to reflect upon how God has faithfully directed our steps. May God give us grace to trust Him for all our days.

Jan 27, 2019
#535 – Sin Will Find You Out (Numbers 32:23)

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us of our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 

Jan 26, 2019
#534 – Vengeance Belongs to God (Numbers 31:1)

We look to God as the ultimate Judge who will never let us down and will ultimately bring about justice.

Jan 25, 2019
#533 – Praying for Marriages (Numbers 30:16)

We pray for God's grace and mercy to cause marriages to thrive all throughout the church.

Jan 24, 2019
#532 – Intentional Rest and Focus on God (Numbers 29:1)

What intentional regular focused rest are you getting in your life? We need rest from ordinary work and focused time crying out to Him.

Jan 23, 2019
#531 – A Daily Offering (Numbers 28:1–3)

May we view today as an offering before our King. May He be glorified in our lives each day.

Jan 22, 2019
#530 – Qualified by the Spirit (Numbers 27:18)

All of God's people are empowered by the Spirit of God. We have the very Spirit of God indwelling us. May we live today in light of this reality. 

Jan 21, 2019
#529 – Obey God (Numbers 26:64–65)

God help us to obey you. Keep us from disobedience. May we have courage to trust and follow You.

Jan 20, 2019
#528 – Jealous for His Glory (Numbers 25:10–11)

The beauty of the gospel is that God shows jealousy for His glory by showering love on us through Christ's finished work. 

Jan 19, 2019
#527 – Knowledge of the Most High (Numbers 24:16)

In Christ, we have knowledge of the Most High. We have the privilege of knowing God forever. May this privilege never grow old in our hearts.

Jan 18, 2019
#526 – The Immutability of God (Numbers 23:19)

We are fallible, but God is not. He is perfect in all of His ways, and what He says is always true. 

Jan 17, 2019
#525 – Guard Against Greed (Numbers 22:21)

We must never be driven by desire for more money at the expense of faithfulness to God. 

Jan 16, 2019
#524 – Look and Live (Numbers 21:8–9)

We find life by looking to a picture of death. Jesus went to the cross to bear our sins and die the death we deserve. Only in Him do we find life.

Jan 15, 2019
#523 – Pray for Leaders (Numbers 20:12)

The mantle of leadership has been given by God to be stewarded under His authority.  

Jan 14, 2019
#522 – The Clean for the Unclean (Numbers 19:7)

Jesus has exposed Himself fully to the stain of our sin. He became unclean so that you and I could be made clean.

Jan 13, 2019
#521 – Give Generously (Numbers 18:25–26)

All Christians are to give sacrificially and generously for the building up of the church and the spread of the gospel.

Jan 12, 2019
#520 – Everything Depends on Jesus (Numbers 17:8)

Only in Christ can sinners find righteousness and life. Let us pray that every facet of our lives will be marked by total identification in Jesus.

Jan 11, 2019
#519 – Standing in the Gap (Numbers 16:48)

May we be a people who stand in the gap interceding for others. Might we pray for those around us and throughout the world who have not testified to the goodness of God's Son.

Jan 10, 2019
#518 – A God-Centered Perspective (Numbers 15:32–35)

We have too small a view of the holiness of God and the sinfulness of man. Father, help us by your grace to flee from sin and run to You.

Jan 09, 2019
#517 – Faith over Fear (Numbers 14:31–33)

Fear keeps us from experiencing all that God wants us to experience. Let us pray that God will deliver us from fear that we may walk in obedience to Him.

Jan 08, 2019
#516 – A Picture of Faith (Numbers 13:30)

Faith believes the Word of God, faith trusts the power of God, and faith is willing to obey God's Word. May we be men and women who take God at His Word.

Jan 07, 2019
#515 – Humility and Faithfulness (Numbers 12:3–8)

The path to intimacy with God is paved by humility before Him. Let us pray that God will remove pride from us and that we will be found faithful in all that has been given to us.

Jan 06, 2019
#514 – More than Able (Numbers 11:23)

Our God is sovereign over all and is more than able to do all that He desires for His glory. 

Jan 05, 2019
#513 – Sound the Trumpet (Numbers 10:10)

May we be a people who are constantly crying out to God.

Jan 04, 2019
#512 – Hear the Word of the Lord (Numbers 9:8)

In all of the decisions we have to make, let us look to God and His Word for wisdom.

Jan 03, 2019
#511 – Gifts to the Church (Numbers 8:19)

All Christians have been given to the church as a gift from God for the good of the church and the glory of Christ.

Jan 02, 2019
#510 – God Speaks Through His Word (Numbers 7:89)

When we open up the Bible we find the very words of God. May God help us to focus on His Word and meditate on it day and night.

Jan 01, 2019
#509 – Blessed and Kept in Grace and Peace (Numbers 6:24–26)

This passage beckons a confident comfort for followers of Christ. We are blessed and kept by God. He is gracious to us and has given us His peace.

Dec 31, 2018
#508 – Jesus Cleanses the Unclean (Numbers 5:1–4)

Jesus alone is able to take the most unclean and make them clean. He has taken our sins upon Himself to make wretched sinners clean in Him.

Dec 30, 2018
#507 – Every Member is Gifted (Numbers 4:49)

Take comfort in the truth that every member of the body matters. You have been gifted for the building up of the church and the spread of the gospel.

Dec 29, 2018
#506 – The Perfect High Priest (Numbers 3:2–4)

Jesus paid the price for our sins and has made us right before God. We are commissioned now as a royal priesthood to proclaim the grace of Christ in all the world.

Dec 28, 2018
#505 – Centered on God (Numbers 2:1–2)

May every part of our lives revolve around the presence and glory of God. Lord, help us to live with our eyes fixed on You. 

Dec 27, 2018
#504 – All that God Commanded (Numbers 1:54)

It should be our prayer that God will help us not to live according to our ways but to obey all that He has commanded.

Dec 26, 2018
#503 – Advent: He will Save His People from Their Sins (Matthew 1:21)

Praise God for saving us through Jesus Christ. On this Christmas, let us pray for the spread of this good news to the ends of the earth.

Dec 25, 2018
#502 – Advent: The Alpha and the Omega (Revelation 1:8)

The child in the manger is God. He has existed for all time and will reign forever as Lord Almighty. 

Dec 24, 2018
#501 – Advent: A Great High Priest (Hebrews 4:14–16)

Because of Christ fulfilling all righteousness and dying in our place at the cross, we can boldly approach the throne of grace in our time of need.

Dec 23, 2018
#500 – Advent: For Your Sake He Became Poor (2 Corinthians 8:9)

Let's be intentional to turn our attention during this Advent season toward those in urgent physical need around us. May we be compelled by the Spirit of God in us to give sacrificially. 

Dec 22, 2018
#499 – Advent: The Most Important Message (1 Corinthians 15:3–4)

Christ died for our sins and rose from the grave in victory. Let's pray that God will give us boldness to proclaim this message of first importance. 

Dec 21, 2018
#498 – Advent: Lord of All (Romans 10:12–13)

Salvation is available for anyone who will trust in Christ. May God use us to make His gospel known in our neighborhoods and among the nations. 

Dec 20, 2018
#497 – Advent: The Word Became Flesh (John 1:14)

The most astounding reality in the world is that God became flesh and dwelt among us. Praise God that we have glimpsed His glory full of grace and truth in the person of Christ.

Dec 19, 2018
#496 – Advent: They were Writing about Me (Luke 24:24–27)

The whole Bible is about Jesus. Everything on the landscape of human history revolves around Him. His first coming changed everything, and His second coming will consummate everything.

Dec 18, 2018
#495 – Advent: Divine Appointment (Luke 2:4–7)

As we think about the coming of Christ this season, be amazed by the promises that led to the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Christ. All of this happened just as God had said.

Dec 17, 2018
#494 – Advent: He Came to Serve You (Mark 10:45)

Jesus came not to be served but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many. Praise God that He is where our help comes from for all our days.

Dec 16, 2018
#493 – Advent: The Wonder of the Incarnation (Matthew 1:20)

The incarnation should compel us worship in awe that God has provided a way to reconcile us to Himself in Jesus.

Dec 15, 2018
#492 – Advent: Born a Child and yet a King (Micah 5:2)

Jesus is a perfect ruler who has always been and forever will be. He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death. He came to save people from every tribe and tongue.

Dec 14, 2018
#491 – Advent: The Reality of Restoration (Amos 9:11)

God is gradually conforming us more into the image of Christ. One day this rebuilding and repairing process will be complete. We will be free from sin and see God as He is.

Dec 13, 2018
#490 – Advent: An Everlasting Covenant (Jeremiah 32:40)

All who trust in Christ are brought into a relationship with God that will last forever. Right now and always, God is working for your good.

Dec 12, 2018
#489 – Advent: Man of Sorrows (Isaiah 53:2–4)

Jesus was smitten by God and afflicted. Humanly speaking, there was nothing that would draw us to Him. He became like us yet was without sin. He has conquered sin and death and is seated at the right hand of the Majesty on high.

Dec 11, 2018
#488 – Advent: Comforted in Christ (Isaiah 40:1–2)

There is no condemnation for us in Christ because Christ was condemned in our place. We deserve judgment, but in Christ we receive comfort for today and for all eternity.

Dec 10, 2018
#487 – Advent: The Fully Obedient Son (1 Kings 9:4–5)

Because of Christ's sinlessness, He is the qualified substitute. Christ's death in our place makes us right before God and frees us from sin. Let's pray that God will continue to conform us into the image of Christ.

Dec 09, 2018
#486 – Advent: His Kingdom is Forever (2 Samuel 7:12–13)

Kingdoms rise and kingdoms fall, but the rule and reign of Christ will never end.

Dec 08, 2018
#485 – Advent: A Flawed Family Tree and a Faithful God (Ruth 4:13–17)

Let us pray that God will cause His gospel to go forth and bear fruit in all the world, that His kingdom will continue to expand.

Dec 07, 2018
#484 – Advent: The One True King (Judges 21:25)

The people of God could not find a ruler who could satisfy their longings. Jesus Christ came as the King of kings whose ways are right and ultimately for our good. In Him our deepest needs are met.

Dec 06, 2018
#483 – Advent: Until the Son of God Appears (Numbers 24:17)

The Old Testament anticipates the coming of a perfect King. Christ fulfilled this prophecy, and He rules over us as our King and Savior.

Dec 05, 2018
#482 – Advent: Out of Bondage (Exodus 15:19)

Exodus anticipates Christ's coming to save sinners from ultimate slavery so they can experience ultimate freedom.

Dec 04, 2018
#481 – Advent: A Promise Fulfilled (Genesis 15:1–5)

God fulfilled His promise to Abram as Christ died and rose from the grave that sinners from every tribe and tongue may turn from sin and trust in Him.

Dec 03, 2018
#480 – Advent: Sin and the Hope of a Savior (Genesis 3:1–6)

Adam and Eve sinned in the garden, but God graciously promised that He would send a Savior to remedy the curse of sin and reconcile sinners to Himself.

Dec 02, 2018
#478 – Worship Him Alone (Jeremiah 51:15–17)

We are quick to give away our worship to things that are unworthy of our affection. Let us call on God to guard us from idolatry that we may worship Him alone, the one true God. 

Dec 01, 2018
#479 – God's Word Will Always Prove True (Jeremiah 52:4)

All that Jeremiah prophesied proved true. The grass withers, the flower fades, but the Word of our God will stand forever.

Dec 01, 2018
#477 – God's Wrath is Real (Jeremiah 50:25)

We need a right view of God's wrath. Jesus has endured the wrath due sinners. God's wrath is real but He has provided a substitute for those who trust in Him.

Nov 30, 2018
#476 – Don't Trust in Fleeting Things (Jeremiah 49:4)

Trusting in possessions or position in this world is a recipe for disaster. God help us not to boast in anything other than Christ.

Nov 29, 2018
#475 – The Effects of Sin on Children (Jeremiah 48:4)

The effects of sin and oppression and injustice and war in the world do not just impact adults—they impact children as well.

Nov 28, 2018
#474 – Interceding on Behalf of Sinners (Jeremiah 47:6)

God's judgment is coming upon sinners, and we are driven to pray and plead for God's mercy, to intercede on their behalf.

Nov 27, 2018
#473 – God's Gracious Discipline (Jeremiah 46:28)

May we receive God's discipline and respond to it in a way that glorifies Him, knowing that it is ultimately good for us. 

Nov 26, 2018
#472 – Save Us from Focus on Ourselves (Jeremiah 45:5)

God, help us to live with urgency for others today that we may contend for the faith. 

Nov 25, 2018
#471 – Humility, Fear, and Obedience (Jeremiah 44:10)

We pray for humility before God, a fear of Him, and a hatred of sin that will lead to obedience of all His commands. 

Nov 24, 2018
#470 – Examine Your Life (Jeremiah 43:4)

In what areas of your life are you directly disobeying God's Word? Lord, help us to trust and obey You.

Nov 23, 2018
#469 – His Ways More Than Ours (Jeremiah 42:20–21)

Do we really want to obey God, or do we hope that God will bless what we want to do? He knows what is best for us. God, help us to long for your ways and to delight in You.

Nov 22, 2018
#468 – The Severity of Selfishness (Jeremiah 41:2)

We are tempted to look out for our own interests rather than the interests of others. May we wage war on selfishness for the good of others and the glory of Christ.

Nov 21, 2018
#467 – God's Infallible Word (Jeremiah 40:2)

God help us to believe Your Word even when we are tempted to doubt and help us to proclaim it when we are tempted to be silent.

Nov 20, 2018
#466 – A Pretty Simple Truth (Jeremiah 39:18)

The essence of the Christian message is trust in God and be saved.

Nov 19, 2018
#465 – You can Trust Him (Jeremiah 38:6)

Even when all around your soul gives way, Jesus is your hope and stay. Even in the mud, you can rest in Him.

Nov 18, 2018
#464 – A Prayer for the Persecuted (Jeremiah 37:15)

Like Jeremiah, we have brothers and sisters throughout the world who are imprisoned because of their faith. Let's pray for them to persevere that the gospel may continue to go forth and bear fruit in all the world.

Nov 17, 2018
#463 – Hear from God (Jeremiah 36:11–12)

We need God's Word from the time we wake up until we lay down again at night. May we be a people who submit to His authority.

Nov 16, 2018
#462 – God Our Father (Jeremiah 35:14)

By God's grace we are His children. Let us see His commands as good for us that we may trust and obey Him.

Nov 15, 2018
#461 – Repent and Run from Sin (Jeremiah 34:11)

Our sin is so pervasive. We need Jesus every moment of every day. May God help us to flee sin and run to Him.

Nov 14, 2018
#460 – Confident in Christ Forever (Jeremiah 33:20–22)

Christ's sacrifice on the cross seals your union with Him forever and ever. He is our King and our Great High Priest.

Nov 13, 2018
#459 – Nothing is too Hard for God (Jeremiah 32:17)

God is sovereign over all, and nothing is too hard for Him. He will bring about salvation among all the peoples of the earth. 

Nov 12, 2018
#458 – A New Covenant in Christ (Jeremiah 31:34)

Wherever you find yourself, you have the privilege of knowing God through Jesus. He remembers our sins no more.

Nov 11, 2018
#457 – No Longer Slaves to Sin (Jeremiah 30:8–9)

Christ has liberated us from the yoke of sin and has burst its bonds by standing in our place at the cross. 

Nov 10, 2018
#456 – Our Future and Hope in Christ (Jeremiah 29:11–13)

God has plans for your welfare. This plan is for you to follow Christ, seeking first the kingdom of God.

Nov 09, 2018
#455 – Don't Minimize Messages of Judgment (Jeremiah 28:8–9)

Let's be clear when engaging the lost that judgment is coming, but peace is possible in Christ. God, please help the gospel not to be far from our lips.

Nov 08, 2018
#454 – Supreme Confidence (Jeremiah 27:5)

God is sovereign over all nations and all rulers. We have supreme confidence and complete hope in Him, knowing that one day we will be with Him forever.

Nov 07, 2018
#453 – The Whole Counsel of God (Jeremiah 26:2)

Jeremiah was commanded not to hold back a word. May God help us to boldly proclaim the fullness of His Word knowing that even difficult passages are for our good.

Nov 06, 2018
#452 – Jesus Drank the Cup (Jeremiah 25:15)

Jesus drank the cup of the wine of God's wrath due sinners. Because of Christ's work on the cross we are called the righteousness of God in Him.

Nov 05, 2018
#451 – Delight in Him (Jeremiah 24:7)

By God's grace we have been given a heart to know Him. May our relationship with God be marked not by religious duty, but by delighting in Him.

Nov 04, 2018
#450 – The Lord is Our Righteousness (Jeremiah 23:5–6)

God promised an unrighteous people that He would send a King to be their righteousness. By God's grace, in Christ, we find rest for our souls.

Nov 03, 2018
#449 – A House Built on Righteousness (Jeremiah 22:13)

How are you building your house? Pray that God will help your life to reflect God's compassion for the poor and needy.

Nov 02, 2018
#448 – The Way of Life (Jeremiah 21:8)

The way of death is sin, but in Christ we know the way of life. Through faith in Jesus, our lives are hidden with Christ in God.

Nov 01, 2018
#447 – Persecuted for Proclaiming Christ (Jeremiah 20:1–2)

We have brothers and sisters all over the world facing persecution. When one part of the body hurts, the whole body hurts. Let's pray for them and for their families.

Oct 31, 2018
#446 – Turn from Sin and Trust in Him (Jeremiah 19:15)

By God's grace through faith in Christ you can be saved. See the weight of the reality that if you do not turn from sin and trust in Him, judgment is coming.

Oct 30, 2018
#445 – Clay in the Potter's Hand (Jeremiah 18:5–6)

May it be our prayer for God to make us vessels for His glory knowing that He is conforming us more into the image of Christ.

Oct 29, 2018
#444 – Desperately Sick and Deceitful Hearts (Jeremiah 17:9)

We are prone to wander and to leave the God we love. Let's pray that God will daily conform our hearts more to the heart of Christ.

Oct 28, 2018
#443 – My Strength, My Stronghold, and My Refuge (Jeremiah 16:19)

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

Oct 27, 2018
#442 – Feed on God's Word (Jeremiah 15:16)

Has God's Word become a joy to you and is it the delight of your heart? Praise God that He has called us by name and may we grow in our dependence on Him through delighting in His Word.

Oct 26, 2018
#441 – We Acknowledge Our Wickedness (Jeremiah 14:20)

Christians must repent, confessing to God how we have sinned against Him. He is faithful and just to forgive us and cleanse us.

Oct 25, 2018
#440 – At the Root of All Our Sin (Jeremiah 13:9)

In a sense, pride can be found at the root of all our sin. Let's call upon God for humility in each of our lives.

Oct 24, 2018
#439 – Faithful to Forgive (Jeremiah 12:16)

God is gracious and merciful. Even when we sin against Him, He welcomes us to flee sin and return to Him. 

Oct 23, 2018
#438 – Pray for the Persecuted (Jeremiah 11:21)

We have brothers and sisters all around the world who risk their lives to make the gospel known in difficult contexts. Let's pray for boldness for them and for us to proclaim Christ.

Oct 22, 2018
#437 – None Like You (Jeremiah 10:6–7)

All nations are nothing before God. He alone is perfect in all of His glorious ways. He rules and reigns over all.

Oct 21, 2018
#436 – Boast in God (Jeremiah 9:23–24)

We are tempted at every turn to boast in things other than God. May we see the foolishness of this and boast only in Jesus Christ.

Oct 20, 2018
#435 – My Heart is Sick (Jeremiah 8:18)

May we be filled with grief over those who do not know Christ and those who do not have access to the gospel.

Oct 19, 2018
#434 – The Good Life (Jeremiah 7:23)

We must hear God's Word and obey Him. We know that the only way for it to be well with us is to trust and obey.

Oct 18, 2018
#433 – Take Pleasure in God's Word (Jeremiah 6:10)

God help us to hear the clear message of judgment due sin and to rest in the finished work of Christ.

Oct 17, 2018
#432 – An Appalling and Horrible Thing (Jeremiah 5:30–31)

It is possible for leaders in the church not to speak the Word of God and for people to love it. God, keep us from this. May we be led by Your Word.

Oct 16, 2018
#431 – The Weight of What is Coming (Jeremiah 4:19)

Christians must sound the alarm and proclaim Christ because of the weight of judgment  coming for those who do not trust in Jesus.

Oct 15, 2018
#430 – Shepherds after God's Own Heart (Jeremiah 3:15–18)

Let's ask God for pastors who will feed the flock with the knowledge and understanding. We want pastors who will teach God's Word faithfully for the glory of Christ.

Oct 14, 2018
#429 – The Fountain of Living Waters (Jeremiah 2:11–13)

We foolishly look to be satisfied by broken cisterns. Let's pray that God will help us to seek satisfaction only in Him.

Oct 13, 2018
#428 – God is with You (Jeremiah 1:4–8)

Like Jeremiah, you may feel insufficient and inadequate, but God promises that He is with you to help, deliver, strengthen, and comfort you.

Oct 12, 2018
#427 – Equipping You for His Will (Hebrews 13:20–21)

Call out to God who in His grace has saved you in Christ, that He will equip you to do his will and to please Him.

Oct 11, 2018
#426 – The Race Set Before Us (Hebrews 12:1–2)

May we look to Jesus and wage war on sin as we run the race set before us, longing to see Christ glorified in our lives.

Oct 10, 2018
#425 – He Rewards Those Who Seek Him (Hebrews 11:6)

The God who rules and reigns over all is the One who rewards those who seek Him. Let us long to seek God and find our reward in Him.

Oct 09, 2018
#424 – Stir Up One Another (Hebrews 10:24–25)

Don't approach church with a consumeristic attitude, but approach church seeking how you can help stir up others in love and good works.

Oct 08, 2018
#423 – Waiting for Him (Hebrews 9:27–28)

Jesus has come and paid the price for our sins. We know He is coming again so we wait for Him and work to proclaim the gospel around the world.

Oct 07, 2018
#422 – Know The Lord (Hebrews 8:11)
By God's grace through Christ we know Him. May we grow in our knowledge of and our love for Him.
Oct 06, 2018
#421 – Jesus Our Intercessor (Hebrews 7:25)
Jesus lives to make intercession for you and me. He is dispensing the blessings of God in our lives.
Oct 05, 2018
#420 – Persevere with Faith (Hebrews 6:11–12)
May we call out to God knowing He will supply grace for us to patiently persevere whatever comes our way in this life.
Oct 04, 2018
#419 – Maturity in God's Word (Hebrews 5:12–14)
We cannot be content to drink spiritual milk like infants and not grow in our feasting on God's Word.
Oct 03, 2018
#418 – Sympathetic Resonance (Hebrews 4:14–16)
When we walk through temptations and trials, we have a Great High Priest who echoes our hurts and trials. We can approach His throne boldly and there find grace and mercy in our time of need.
Oct 02, 2018
#417 – Help Our Unbelief (Hebrews 3:19)
In the face of temptation, may we turn from sin and trust in Christ. We want to experience all that God has designed for us through faith in Him.
Oct 01, 2018
#416 – The Destruction of Death (Hebrews 2:14–15)
Jesus came to conquer death and has given us eternal life. We are no longer bound to the fear of death, but will be united with Christ in His resurrection.
Sep 30, 2018
#415 – He Sat Down (Hebrews 1:3)
The One who upholds the universe took on human flesh and lived the life we could not live. He died for sinners, ascended on high, and sat down having finished the work He came to do.
Sep 29, 2018
#414 – The Goodness of God (Leviticus 27:34)
God is gracious in giving us His Word. His commandments are just and right. His commands are for our good.
Sep 28, 2018
#413 – I Will Walk Among You (Leviticus 26:12)
In Christ, we experience joyful communion with God and have been freed to obey Him.
Sep 27, 2018
#412 – The Year of Jubliee (Leviticus 25:9–10)
Jesus has covered our sins and brought us from death to life. In Him we have freedom and joy. May we spread this jubilee to the ends of the earth.
Sep 26, 2018
#411 – Hallowed Be Your Name (Leviticus 24:16)
May we not be casual in our approach of God and let us be sensitive to ways that God's name is being misused around us.
Sep 25, 2018
#410 – Work Hard and Rest Well (Leviticus 23:3)
The Bible teaches that work and rest are both good and necessary. May God be honored by our work and rest.
Sep 24, 2018
#409 – Trust and Obey (Leviticus 22:20)
God defines what is and what is not acceptable. May we hear God's Word and obey it.
Sep 23, 2018
#408 – Honoring God's Name in This World (Leviticus 21:6)
What are we communicating about the nature of God to the world around us?
Sep 22, 2018
#407 – The Lord Who Sanctifies You (Leviticus 20:8)
Let's ask God to conform us more into the image of Christ. May we look more like Christ today than we did yesterday.
Sep 21, 2018
#406 – Love Your Neighbor as Yourself (Leviticus 19:18)
Think about how much we love ourselves. The revolutionary command of the Bible is to love others like that.
Sep 20, 2018
#405 – Keep My Statutes and Walk in Them (Leviticus 18:3–4)
We are called to worship God alone. We must be aggressive to make sure we are not accommodating our lives to look like the rest of the world.
Sep 19, 2018
#404 – Nothing But The Blood (Leviticus 17:11)
We deserve to die, but Jesus died in our place and we have life in Him through His blood shed for us. May we make this gospel known.
Sep 18, 2018
#403 – He Remembers Our Sins No More (Leviticus 16:21–22)
The price for our disobedience to God has been paid, and our sins are covered. Not only this, but through Christ our sins have been taken away.
Sep 17, 2018
#402 – Live Clean in Christ (Leviticus 15:31)
Are we zealous to be pure? Have we grown complacent with our sin? God, make us clean and help us to live pure before You and one another.
Sep 16, 2018
#401 – Instruments of God (Leviticus 14:1–3)
We must not quarantine our homes and churches of those who are viewed as unclean and outcast in the world around us. We must go to them.
Sep 15, 2018
#400 – Made Clean by Christ (Leviticus 13:45–46)
Christ did not avoid the leper but went to Him. Christ redeems us and makes vile sinners clean.
Sep 14, 2018
#399 – The Next Generation Knowing Christ (Leviticus 12:3)
Let us call out to God on behalf of families and children, that God will save kids through Christ and set them apart for His purpose.
Sep 13, 2018
#398 – Be Holy (Leviticus 11:44–45)
We belong to God and have been bought with a price. God, help us not to live for our own purposes but to live set apart for the glory of Christ.
Sep 12, 2018
#397 – The Severity of Sin (Leviticus 10:1–3)
May we pray to God, pleading for help to kill sin rather than treating it lightly.
Sep 11, 2018
#396 – Glimpsing the Glory of God (Leviticus 9:6)
Christ has made it possible for us to have a continual glimpse of the glory of God. May we long to see more of the glory of God in our lives.
Sep 10, 2018
#395 – A Royal Priesthood (Leviticus 8:30)
Jesus has made purification for sins and we are covered by His righteousness. We have access to God through Christ and we are set apart for His purpose.
Sep 09, 2018
#394 – Giving Thanks to God (Leviticus 7:11–12)
If we are not expressing continual gratitude to God it is likely a sure sign there is something wrong in our communion with God.
Sep 08, 2018
#393 – Sin Against Others is Sin Against God (Leviticus 6:2)
May we confess our sins accordingly to others and to God.
Sep 07, 2018
#392 – The Necessity of Testifying (Leviticus 5:1)
We are called, equipped, and empowered by the very Spirit of God to testify to the goodness of Christ and His gospel. God, help us not to sin with our silence.
Sep 06, 2018
#391 – Prone to Sin (Leviticus 4:27–28)
We sin in ways we do not even realize. We rejoice that God has covered our sin in Christ and ask for grace to avoid intentional and unintentional sin.
Sep 05, 2018
#390 – Giving Our Best to God (Leviticus 3:1)
Jesus is without blemish and uniquely qualified to save sinners. In response to this, we must live our lives for His renown.
Sep 04, 2018
#389 – A Pleasing Aroma to God (Leviticus 2:9)
May our lives be living sacrifices that are pleasing to God.
Sep 03, 2018
#388 – The Full and Final Sacrifice (Leviticus 1:4)
Leviticus points us to the need for atonement. In Christ, our sins have been atoned for, and we are welcomed into His presence.
Sep 02, 2018
#387 – Joy Comes with the Morning (Psalm 30:5)
God, give us grace to trust that a day is coming when our sorrow will turn to joy and we will be with You forever.
Sep 01, 2018
#386 – The Voice of God (Psalm 29:4)
The same voice that spoke the world into existence speaks to us through the pages of the Bible.
Aug 31, 2018
#385 – To You, O Lord, I Call (Psalm 28:1)
If God did not hear us, we would go to hell. By God's grace, He hears us and attends to our needs.
Aug 30, 2018
#384 – We Want God (Psalm 27:4)
Do we primarily see God as useful? Or do we see God primarily as beautiful? We must come to God to get God.
Aug 29, 2018
#383 – The Importance of Integrity (Psalm 26:11)
How do we grow in integrity? By the redeeming grace of God. We need Christ to help make us people of integrity.
Aug 28, 2018
#382 – Make us Humble (Psalm 25:9)
The key to being led in what is right and being taught the way of God is humility.
Aug 27, 2018
#381 – Clean Hands and a Pure Heart (Psalm 24:3–4)
None of us can stand before God on our own merit. In Christ, we can ascend the hill of the Lord and stand in His holy place.
Aug 26, 2018
#380 – The Lord is My Shepherd (Psalm 23:1)
If God is our Shepherd, what else could we want?
Aug 25, 2018
#379 – Separated for Our Salvation (Psalm 22:1)
Jesus was forsaken on the cross to save us. He was separated from God so that we never will be.
Aug 24, 2018
#378 – The Joy of His Presence (Psalm 21:6)
You have unhindered access to God through Christ's work on the cross and are able to constantly commune with Him.
Aug 23, 2018
#377 – Worthy of Our Trust (Psalm 20:7)
Do not settle for trusting in what will only lead to despair. Trust in the One who will not put you to shame.
Aug 22, 2018
#376 – God's Word Revives the Soul (Psalm 19:7)
Greater than God's revelation of Himself in the world is God's revelation of Himself in His Word.
Aug 21, 2018
#375 – I Love You, O Lord, My Strength (Psalm 18:1)
The Sovereign King of Kings who upholds the universe and rules forever is our strength.
Aug 20, 2018
#374 – Behold His Face (Psalm 17:15)
We know that amid the sorrows and sufferings of this life, we can trust that a day is coming when we will see God as He is.
Aug 19, 2018
#373 – Fullness of Joy (Psalm 16:11)
God's plan for your life involves fullness of joy in His presence and at His right hand are pleasures forevermore.
Aug 18, 2018
#372 – Our Counselor (Psalm 16:7)
The God of the universe, in His Word, calls Himself our counselor.
Aug 17, 2018
#371 – In Christ Alone (Psalm 15:1)
Only through Jesus Christ can we be welcomed into the presence of God. In Him, we have communion with God.
Aug 16, 2018
#370 – None Who Does Good (Psalm 14:1–3)
We are all corrupt, but God has shown us great mercy in Christ.
Aug 15, 2018
#369 – Bountiful Blessings (Psalm 13:6)
Ponder in your own life how God has dealt bountifully with you.
Aug 14, 2018
#368 – The Danger of Our Lips (Psalm 12:3)
We are tempted at every turn to boast or to use our words for evil rather than good.
Aug 13, 2018
#367 – Transcendent and Immanent (Psalm 11:4)
God rules and reigns over us. He is intricately involved in the very details of our lives.
Aug 12, 2018
#366 – The King of Justice (Psalm 10:17–18)
Let's pray that we will care for the afflicted in the way our Savior does.
Aug 11, 2018
#365 – In the Palm of His Hand (Psalm 9:20)
God is sovereign over all and we remember that all authorities in this world will bend the knee before Him.
Aug 10, 2018
#364 – Made in God's Image (Psalm 8:3–4)
The God over all creation has made you as one who reflects Him more so than anything else in creation.
Aug 09, 2018
#363 – The Righteous Judge (Psalm 7:11)
God feels indignation every day. Put your hope in the One who will faithfully bring forth justice.
Aug 08, 2018
#362 – My Bones are Troubled (Psalm 6:2)
In the middle of your languishing, know that God is gracious and good.
Aug 07, 2018
#361 – You Hear My Voice (Psalm 5:3)
From the time we wake up in the morning might we call out to God for His gracious leadership in our lives.
Aug 06, 2018
#360 – In Peace (Psalm 4:8)
Amid the chaos and hectic schedule of every day life, we can lie down in peace knowing that we belong to God.
Aug 05, 2018
#359 – The Lord Sustained Me (Psalm 3:5)
You woke up this morning because God sustained you. Let that transform your perspective on today and every day.
Aug 04, 2018
#358 – The Nations Belong to Him (Psalm 2:8)
Our prayer must be that Jesus will receive the praise He is due among every tribe and tongue. The nations are His heritage and the ends of the earth are His possession.
Aug 03, 2018
#357 – Day and Night (Psalm 1:1–2)
Let us be a people who meditate on God's Word day and night that we may revel in the inexhaustible truths of the glory of God.
Aug 02, 2018
#356 – The Exclusivity of Christ (John 14:6)
Look for an opportunity today to share with someone that Jesus is the way, the truth, and the life.
Aug 01, 2018
#355 – If You Have Love for One Another (John 13:34–35)
The distinguishing mark of a disciple of Christ is love for others. When we love God, we will have His love for those around us.
Jul 31, 2018
#354 – Adoring Christ (John 12:3)
Is our time with God duty or delight? Let's ask God for grace to delight in Him, meditating on His Word day and night.
Jul 30, 2018
#353 – Do You Believe This? (John 11:25–26)
Jesus is the resurrection and the life. He has conquered sin and death. Will you take Him at His Word?
Jul 29, 2018
#352 – The Good Shepherd (John 10:10–11)
Jesus has laid down His life for the sheep and as a result we are given abundant life in Him.
Jul 28, 2018
#351 – Eyes to See (John 9:39–41)
We cannot see rightly without God. We are blind to our sin and its danger and are in desperate need of God's grace.
Jul 27, 2018
#350 – He Never Leaves Me (John 8:29)
By God's grace we can trust that He will never forsake us. Let's long to live every day to please Him.
Jul 26, 2018
#349 – River of Living Water (John 7:37–39)
In Christ's death and resurrection we are afforded the very Spirit of God. May rivers of living water flow from us today.
Jul 25, 2018
#348 – The Bread of Life (John 6:35)
Whoever comes to Christ will never be hungry and whoever believes in Him shall never thirst.
Jul 24, 2018
#347 – Don't Glory in Others (John 5:44–45)
We must value obedience to God more than the applause of men. Glorying in our Redeemer far surpasses the praise of men.
Jul 23, 2018
#346 – Lift Up Your Eyes (John 4:34–35)
The fields are white for harvest. Let us pray to the end that by God's grace we will take living water to the thirsty.
Jul 22, 2018
#345 – He Must Increase (John 3:30)
We should pray that God will help us to want people to think less about us and only about Him. Let's long to live for the increase of Christ and the decrease of ourselves.
Jul 21, 2018
#344 – His Glory Manifested (John 2:11)
Christ's first miracle at Cana compels us to ponder the ways in which God has manifested His glory in our lives.
Jul 20, 2018
#343 – The Right to Become Children of God (John 1:12)
By God's grace through faith in Christ, we have been given the right to become children of God.
Jul 19, 2018
#342 – Enter In (Exodus 40:34–35)
Because Jesus dwelt among us and paid the price for our sin at the cross, we are free in Him. We no longer have to stand back but can enter into the presence of the glory of God.
Jul 18, 2018
#341 – As God Commanded (Exodus 39:42–43)
We should long for the commentary on each of our lives to be one of obedience to the commands of God.
Jul 17, 2018
#340 – Known and Loved by God (Exodus 38:25–26)
We often feel as if we are merely a number in a massive world, but by God's grace we are known and loved by Him.
Jul 16, 2018
#339 – New Mercy (Exodus 37:9)
We are in need of the mercy of God in every aspect of our lives.
Jul 15, 2018
#338 – Generosity in the Church (Exodus 36:3–7)
Let us pray to the end that by God's grace we might overflow with generosity for the glory of Christ in the church and among the nations.
Jul 14, 2018
#337 – A Generous Heart (Exodus 35:5)
Don't you want to be described before God as one who has a generous heart?
Jul 13, 2018
#336 – A God Merciful and Gracious (Exodus 34:6–8)
God abounds in steadfast love for His people, forgiving us of our trespasses and sins through Christ.
Jul 12, 2018
#335 – My Presence Will Go with You (Exodus 33:14–16)
Moses does not want to take one step apart from the fullness of the presence of God. Is the same true of us?
Jul 11, 2018
#334 – God-Ordained Intercession (Exodus 32:14)
We must be on our knees calling out to God for His gospel to penetrate the unengaged and unreached people groups of the world.
Jul 10, 2018
#333 – Gifts by Grace (Exodus 31:1–6)
God has gifted all of His people to play all kinds of different roles in glorifying Him throughout the world.
Jul 09, 2018
#332 – Make Me Clean (Exodus 30:21)
We are plagued by sin and faced with temptation at every turn. We need Jesus to make us clean.
Jul 08, 2018
#331 – Set Apart for God's Purposes (Exodus 29:21)
By the blood of Christ, we enter into the presence of God. In Christ, we are distinct from the world and must pray to the end that God will help us live for His glory.
Jul 07, 2018
#330 – Guide Our Hearts (Exodus 28:30)
When faced with decisions in all of life, God invites us as His people to ask Him to guide our hearts.
Jul 06, 2018
#329 – Specific Instructions (Exodus 27:1)
We are to worship God in accordance with what He has prescribed in His Word.
Jul 05, 2018
#328 – Mercy Made Known (Exodus 26:33–34)
Let us pray for family members, friends, co-workers, and any people in our sphere of influence that the mercy of God might be made known in their lives through Christ.
Jul 04, 2018
#327 – Meeting with God by Mercy (Exodus 25:22)
We can approach the mercy seat of God only because of Christ's finished work. He has made a way for sinners to experience the presence of God.
Jul 03, 2018
#326 – The Presence of God (Exodus 24:17–18)
Christ has made a way for sinners to access God. We can constantly commune with God because of Christ's work.
Jul 02, 2018
#325 – Pray for Patience (Exodus 23:29–30)
We are prone to impatience and discontentment so we must ask God for grace that we might not lean on our own understanding.
Jul 01, 2018
#324 – Orphans, Sojourners, and Widows (Exodus 22:21–22)
God has ordained for His church to care for these groups of people. We must seek out ways to love orphans, sojourners, and widows.
Jun 30, 2018
#323 – The Law That Leads to Life (Exodus 21:1)
God gives us His Word that leads to life, so it is good and right for us to listen to His law and obey it.
Jun 29, 2018
#322 – Fear That Marks Our Lives (Exodus 20:20)
When we trust in Jesus to forgive us from our sins, we no longer need to fear the judgment of God. At the same time, our relationship with God is designed to be marked by love, reverence, and awe which leads us away from doing anything that would dishonor Him.
Jun 28, 2018
#321 – Treasured Possession (Exodus 19:5–6)
For believers, God treasures us as His children, and we belong to Him.
Jun 27, 2018
#320 – A Plurality of Leaders (Exodus 18:23)
The biblical precedent for leadership in the church is that it is immensely valuable to have a plurality of leaders.
Jun 26, 2018
#319 – We Need Community (Exodus 17:12)
None of us are called to live the Christian life in isolation.
Jun 25, 2018
#318 – The Gracious Provision of God (Exodus 16:19–20)
Might we pray to the end that God will help us to trust in His provision day by day.
Jun 24, 2018
#317 – The Lord is My Strength and Song (Exodus 15:2)
We should be infused with praise in response to God's grace in our lives.
Jun 23, 2018
#316 – The Lord Will Fight for You (Exodus 14:14)
When we find ourselves at a dead end like the people of God in Exodus 14, we can rest assured that as God fights for us.
Jun 22, 2018
#315 – God's Loving Guidance (Exodus 13:21–22)
As a follower of Christ, you have the Spirit of God in you.
Jun 21, 2018
#314 – Be Faithful to Pass Down Faith (Exodus 13:8)
We have a responsibility to get the gospel to the next generation. Let us pray that God will give us grace to be faithful in this.
Jun 20, 2018
#313 – Christ Our Passover Lamb (Exodus 12:13)
In Christ, the wrath of God passes over us because it has been poured out on Him.
Jun 19, 2018
#312 – The Lord Gave Favor (Exodus 11:3)
Only God can give us favor. Let us be on our knees praying to him day and night for favor from God for His glory.
Jun 18, 2018
#311 – Temptations to Compromise (Exodus 10:24)
We must trust God and fight the temptation to obey only partially or when it is convenient.
Jun 17, 2018
#310 – Zealous for His Name to be Known (Exodus 9:16)
God raises up workers for the spread of His renown to the ends of the earth.
Jun 16, 2018
#309 – Pleading in Prayer (Exodus 8:13)
May we never pray like it is just religious routine. God hears your cries and is working all things according to the counsel of His will.
Jun 15, 2018
#308 – One God Who Reigns (Exodus 7:5)
God is worthy of the praise of every person on the planet. The glory of God will cover the earth as the waters cover the sea.
Jun 14, 2018
#307 – The Promises of God (Exodus 6:6–8)
You can trust God. He has shown time and time again that He always delivers on His promises.
Jun 13, 2018
#306 – Long-term Good and Glory (Exodus 5:22–23)
Obedience to God may lead to worse circumstances in the short-term.
Jun 12, 2018
#305 – Is it not I, the Lord? (Exodus 4:10–12)
God never calls us to something that He does not equip us to do.
Jun 11, 2018
#304 – I Will be with You (Exodus 3:11–12)
Our comfort rests not in who we are but in God. Apart from Him we can do nothing.
Jun 10, 2018
#303 – The God Who Hears and Helps (Exodus 2:23)
The Bible teaches us that we can call out to God and rest assured that He hears our cries.
Jun 09, 2018
#302 – Never Forget God's Faithfulness (Exodus 1:8)
We must remember God's faithfulness towards us to fuel our trust in Him now and in the future.
Jun 08, 2018
#301 – God Meant it for Good (Genesis 50:19–20)
In the middle of a world filled with evil and sin, God is working for good.
Jun 07, 2018
#300 – Where History is Headed (Genesis 49:9–10)
Even in Genesis, we are told of the promise that one day people from every tribe and tongue will bow before Jesus.
Jun 06, 2018
#299 – A Lineage of Faith (Genesis 48:14–16)
Let's pray for faithfulness to pass the gospel on to future generations.
Jun 05, 2018
#298 – No Reason to Worry (Genesis 47:27)
Even when God provides, we are prone to be preoccupied with worrying about our next need.
Jun 04, 2018
#297 – The Guiding Presence of God (Genesis 46:3–4)
There are so many unknowns in life, but through it all we can trust that God is with us and for us.
Jun 03, 2018
#296 – Always at Work (Genesis 45:5)
Even through times that seem pointless and only hurtful, God is always working and His plans can be trusted.
Jun 02, 2018
#295 – An All-Sufficient Substitute (Genesis 44:33–34)
From the line of Judah came a King who stood in our place and redeemed us from the penalty of sin.
Jun 01, 2018
#294 – Unmerited Favor (Genesis 43:33)
By God's grace in Christ, we know God and are His forever.
May 31, 2018
#293 – God's Will is Guaranteed (Genesis 42:9)
God's purposes cannot be thwarted and His promises will come to pass.
May 30, 2018
#292 – Fruitful in Affliction (Genesis 41:52)
God brings about fruit in the lives of believers even in the most devastating of times.
May 29, 2018
#291 – Trust During Trials (Genesis 40:8)
Through great tribulation, Joseph had an unwavering trust in God.
May 28, 2018
#290 – The Lord Was with Him (Genesis 39:2–3)
Joseph was comforted by the reality that God was with him. As believers we have the very Spirit of God dwelling in us.
May 27, 2018
#289 – Unable to Hide Sin (Genesis 38:24)
God knows the wickedness of your secret sin but has provided atonement through Christ.
May 26, 2018
#288 – Bringing About Good (Genesis 37:28)
In the life of Joseph and throughout Scripture, we see God plotting for good even amidst tragic situations.
May 25, 2018
#287 – A Lasting Effect (Genesis 36:1)
Our relationship with God affects the people around us.
May 24, 2018
#286 – Second Chances (Genesis 35:1–3)
God is so gracious when we have sinned against Him; He comes to us, forgives us, and restores us to Himself.
May 23, 2018
#285 – Seek Revenge or Trust God as Judge (Genesis 34:25)
We are so tempted, when we have been treated unfairly, to seek revenge and begin a pattern of sin. But it's a whole different mindset to trust God as Judge instead.
May 22, 2018
#284 – Stopping Short (Genesis 33:18–20)
See the danger of stopping short of what God has called you to do. Let's pray that God will open our eyes to areas of our lives where we are tolerating sin.
May 21, 2018
#283 – God's Steadfast Love and Faithfulness (Genesis 32:9–12)
Like Jacob, we are unworthy of the love God has shown us, but can trust in His promises and rest in the grace that is in Him.
May 20, 2018
#282 – Do not Respond to Sin with Sin (Genesis 31:19-20)
We must have a heightened awareness of how prone we are to respond to evil with evil. We must depend on God to fight this battle.
May 19, 2018
#281 – Love that Endures (Genesis 29:20)
It is intended by God for spouses to delight in one another with love.
May 18, 2018
#280 – Access to God (Genesis 28:12–14)
In Christ, we have received a love that will not let us go. Like Jacob, we received blessing without measure.
May 17, 2018
#279 – Sovereign Mystery (Genesis 27:24)
There is great comfort knowing that sin cannot thwart God's purposes. God is plotting for the joy of His people and the glory of His name.
May 16, 2018
#278 – He Will Make Your Paths Straight (Genesis 26:1–2)
God knows what is best for you and He will never lead you astray.
May 15, 2018
#277 – Infertility and the Faithfulness of God (Genesis 25:21)
God gives and sustains life. Amid the hurt of infertility Christians can hold fast to the truth that God is for us.
May 14, 2018
#276 – Marriage, Singleness, and God's Providence (Genesis 24:67)
Regardless of relationship status, God's Providence is good and He can be trusted that what He ordains is right.
May 13, 2018
#275 – Mourning with Hope (Genesis 23:2)
The reality of life in a fallen world is that death is certain, but followers of Christ long for the day when God will wipe away every tear from our eyes.
May 12, 2018
#274 – Nothing Withheld from God (Genesis 22:15–18)
Abraham's example of obedience exhorts Christians to entrust God with our lives.
May 11, 2018
#273 – He Always Fulfills His Promises (Genesis 21:1)
All our hopes rest in One who always delivers on His Word. We revel in this comfort.
May 10, 2018
#272 – Sinners to the Core (Genesis 20:12–13)
We are prone to all evils. We must trust in God amid temptations to compromise the truth.
May 09, 2018
#271 – The Wrath of God is Real (Genesis 19:24)
God's wrath cannot be taken lightly, but the good news of the gospel is that His mercy is afforded to those who trust in Christ.
May 08, 2018
#270 – Heed His Warnings (Genesis 19:14)
God graciously warns us of the danger of sin. We must heed these warnings and flee to Christ.
May 07, 2018
#269 – Appealing to God's Justice (Genesis 18:25)
In a world of injustice, we must pray to the just Creator and Redeemer for His kingdom to come and His will to be done.
May 06, 2018
#268 – Is Anything too Hard for God? (Genesis 18:14)
This rhetorical question in Scripture reminds us how God is working all things together according to the counsel of His will.
May 05, 2018
#267 – Good News for the Nations (Genesis 17:6)
Jesus came to save sinners, but this good news is not known among many peoples throughout the world. We must pray and we must go.
May 04, 2018
#266 – He Looks After You (Genesis 16:13)
Even in great sorrow and pain, God's Word tells us He is with us and for us.
May 03, 2018
#265 – Counted as Righteous (Genesis 15:6)
Only through faith in Christ can sinners be counted as righteous.
May 02, 2018
#264 – A Priest and King (Genesis 14:18–20)
Even in the book of Genesis, we see a picture of One who would come to redeem His people and rule and reign forever.
May 01, 2018
#263 – Don't Flirt with Sin (Genesis 13:12–13)
Far too often we toy with sin rather than fleeing from it.
Apr 30, 2018
#262 – God's Blessing is not Just for You (Genesis 12:3)
God's blessing did not stop with Abraham, and the same is to be true of the Christian. God's blessing is intended to spread through His people.
Apr 29, 2018
#261 – The Danger of Disobedience (Genesis 11:2–4)
We must give attention to our tendencies to disobey and be selective with God's commands.
Apr 28, 2018
#260 – Praying for People Groups (Genesis 10:5)
A day is coming when people from every tribe and tongue will surround the throne of God in praise. This drives our prayer.
Apr 27, 2018
#259 – The Pervasiveness of Sin (Genesis 9:20–21)
Sin is always an issue. We are constantly facing temptation so we long for the day when we will be freed from the presence of sin.
Apr 26, 2018
#258 – The Sign of the Covenant (Genesis 9:16)
God has given a visible picture that reminds the people of God of His covenant.
Apr 25, 2018
#257 – Great is Thy Faithfulness (Genesis 8:21-22)
God is sustaining all of creation and will continue to do so until the new heavens and the new earth.
Apr 24, 2018
#256 – All That God Commanded (Genesis 7:5)
God knows what is best for us. In light of this, we must obey all that He has commanded.
Apr 23, 2018
#255 – God's Covenant (Genesis 6:17–18)
Amid judgment, we see a picture of God's faithfulness in providing protection for His people from the wrath that is deserved.
Apr 22, 2018
#254 – The Grievance of God (Genesis 6:5–6)
We all know the world is not as it should be, but sin and its effects are not just external. We are all plagued to the core and need a new heart.
Apr 21, 2018
#253 – Walk with God (Genesis 5:24)
We want the commentary on our lives to say we walked with God.
Apr 20, 2018
#252 – Examine Your Heart (Genesis 4:8)
Sin is detrimental to us individually and corporately. We must take the effects of sin seriously and repent.
Apr 19, 2018
#251 – The First Gospel (Genesis 3:15)
Sin ruined the intimacy between God and man, but God promised He would send One to restore that intimacy.
Apr 18, 2018
#250 – Created for His Presence (Genesis 3:10)
We are prone to run from God rather than communing with Him, the purposing for which we were made.
Apr 17, 2018
#249 – They Shall Become One (Genesis 2:24)
Marriage in the church must be shaped by the Word not by the world.
Apr 16, 2018
#248 – Work and Rest (Genesis 2:2–3)
Believers are to work hard, but must see the necessity of resting responsibly.
Apr 15, 2018
#247 – In the Image of God (Genesis 1:27)
We are created uniquely in God's image and are meant for relationship with Him.
Apr 14, 2018
#246 – In the Beginning, God (Genesis 1:1)
God is from everlasting to everlasting, the Creator and Sustainer of all things.
Apr 13, 2018
#245 – To Him Who is Able (Jude 1:24–25)
Jude's letter ends in a doxology that glorifies the only One who can keep us and present us blameless before God for all eternity.
Apr 12, 2018
#244 – Awaiting Ultimate Mercy (Jude 1:20–21)
In these verses, Jude gives a prescription for how we are to endure and pray as we anticipate Christ's return.
Apr 11, 2018
#243 – Contend for the Faith (Jude 1:3)
Believers are called to cling to God's Word and to not waver in defending the truth of the gospel.
Apr 10, 2018
#242 – Faithfully Play Your Part (Romans 16:6–15)
Paul takes time to mention less known members in the church. We should be encouraged that we are all valued by God and have been given a role in taking the gospel to the nations.
Apr 09, 2018
#241 – Where Christ Has Not Been Named (Romans 15:20-21)
We should pray that by God's grace, we might have the ambition of Paul to get the gospel where it has not yet gone.
Apr 08, 2018
#240 – Pursuing Peace (Romans 14:19)
We must strive to honor God in our relationships, not being quarrelsome but pursuing peace and building up others.
Apr 07, 2018
#239 – Instituted by God (Romans 13:1)
Government exists for good. We are commanded to pray for those in authority over us.
Apr 06, 2018
#238 – A Living Sacrifice (Romans 12:1)
Worship is more than what happens when we gather together with the church, it is a daily presenting of ourselves in submission before God.
Apr 05, 2018
#237 – Maintaining Our Awe of God (Romans 11:33)
We must avoid falling prey to losing sight of the glory of God and His grace that we experience right relationship with Him.
Apr 04, 2018
#236 – How Will They Hear? (Romans 10:14-15)
There are 2.8 billion people who have little to no access to the gospel. They will not hear unless we take the gospel to them.
Apr 03, 2018
#235 – We Need the Mercy of God (Romans 9:16)
Regardless of how well we perform, our will and work can never make us right before God.
Apr 02, 2018
#234 – Holy Week: Resurrection Sunday (John 20:11-18)
Christ has conquered death and united us with Him. In light of the reality of the resurrection, we live in this hope.
Apr 01, 2018
#233 – Holy Week: Saturday (Matthew 27:57-66)
Even amid uncertain circumstances, we know that God is faithful to deliver on all His promises.
Mar 31, 2018
#232 – Holy Week: Good Friday (Matthew 27:45-50)
Jesus stood at the cross separated from God, so that those who trust in Him never will be.
Mar 30, 2018
#231 – Holy Week: Thursday (Luke 22:14-20)
Jesus institutes a new meal, telling of His sacrifice for and redemption of sinners.
Mar 29, 2018
#230 – Holy Week: Wednesday (Psalm 2)
Leaders plotted to bring Christ's ministry to an end, but the schemes of man cannot stop purposes of God.
Mar 28, 2018
#229 – Holy Week: Tuesday (Matthew 21:23-27)
Jesus knows everything about us, yet He loves us and calls us His own.
Mar 27, 2018
#228 – Holy Week: Monday (Mark 11:15-19)
Jesus cleansing the temple serves as a warning to us all against removing God from the center of worship.
Mar 26, 2018
#227 – Holy Week: Palm Sunday (John 12:12-15)
Jesus enters Jerusalem in an unexpected way, surrounded by the praises of people who would soon scoff at His name.
Mar 25, 2018
#226 – God is Working for Our Good (Romans 8:28–30)
Everything we face, even suffering, is used by God for our eternal good.
Mar 24, 2018
#225 – Thanks be to God (Romans 7:24-25)
Christ has saved us from the penalty of sin. We now combat sin not merely by saying no, but by running to Christ.
Mar 23, 2018
#224 – Raised to Walk in Newness of Life (Romans 6:4)
We have been given new life in Christ and are called to live each day in light of that reality.
Mar 22, 2018
#223 – Peace with God (Romans 5:1)
Because of Christ's work on the cross, we are justified and enjoy peace with God.
Mar 21, 2018
#222 – Belief (Romans 4:3)
This is how God intends us to live—by believing Him.
Mar 20, 2018
#221 – The Essence of the Gospel (Romans 3:23–25)
Though you have sinned against a holy God, you can be justified by the grace of God—it's a gift made possible through Christ.
Mar 19, 2018
#220 – Kindness that Leads to Repentance (Romans 2:4)
The riches of His kindness toward us are intended to lead us to run from sin.
Mar 18, 2018
#219 – Obligated to Proclaim (Romans 1:14–16)
Ownership of the gospel creates an obligation with the gospel. We owe the gospel to the nations.
Mar 17, 2018
#218 – Our Lives Remembered (Nehemiah 13:31)
In the end, what we want is to have lived for the good of others and for the glory of God's name.
Mar 16, 2018
#217 – Rejoicing with Great Joy (Nehemiah 12:43)
In Christ, we have been given a joy that supercedes circumstances.
Mar 15, 2018
#216 – Every Member Matters (Nehemiah 11:19)
We should draw great comfort from the reality that the God of the universe values us.
Mar 14, 2018
#215 – A Covenant Community (Nehemiah 10:28–29)
Christians are called to join together for growth in Christ and for the advancement of His gospel to the ends of the earth.
Mar 13, 2018
#214 – Corporate Confession (Nehemiah 9:33–34)
Prayer is not merely an individual matter, but a corporate one. It is a means for the people of God to confess sin and revel in God's grace.
Mar 12, 2018
#213 – Reverence and Awe for God's Word (Nehemiah 8:5–6)
God has revealed Himself through His Word, which is cause for great worship and adoration.
Mar 11, 2018
#212 – Faithfulness and the Fear of God (Nehemiah 7:2)
We should want it to be said of us that we were faithful in all avenues of life, living in the fear of God.
Mar 10, 2018
#211 – Flee from Sin (Nehemiah 6:13)
Our sin never affects just us. Giving in to temptation can not only jeopardize our work and reputation, but even that of God.
Mar 09, 2018