DAILY PRAYER AND SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY.
When we pray, God hears and answers! Engaging in Daily Prayer and Scriptures is our unfailing platform for bringing to God all that pertains to us, while we watch restfully as he steps into situations to bring out beauty and colour in our lives. Today, as you commune with God, we urge you to know that God has settled all that concerns you, Just believe and pray with faith in your heart. Remain blessed in Jesus name, Amen.
Today’s Prayer is written by: Meg Bucher
Prayer Focus For Today 28th July 2022: A Prayer to Show Others Jesus
“Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for me, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.” Colossians 3:23-24 ESV
The world is desperate for people to show them Jesus. There are a lot of people who speak of Jesus, but it’s harder to find those who truly live their lives in a way that puts Him on full display. We all know the old saying, “actions speak louder than words.” Though not quoted from Scripture, the concept is Biblical. The apostle John wrote:
“Dear children, let us know love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.” (1 John 3:18)
He wrote to caution his readers against false teaching, to remind them to live within the love of Christ. Proverbs 4:23 tells us to “guard our hearts, for everything we do flows from it.” Some translations say, “it determines the course of your life.”
PRAYER FOR TODAY.
Let’s pray now to show others who Christ really is, by living our lives in a way that reflects his character and with actions that glorify him.
We give praise, honor and glory to You in the highest. Abba, You are our faithful and compassionate Father. Yahweh, You are powerful and mighty to save and always near to us. Jesus, our Savior, You died so we could be forgiven and embrace the grace and peace of God.
Our hope is in You, and Your Holy Spirit lives in us. Spirit, as You counsel, comfort and heal us, move our hearts and lead us in the will of God for our lives.
Every day when we wake to breathe, let us find a long list of things to be grateful for. Faithfully, let us lift all of our worries of this life up to You, because You care for us. May we daily confess our sins, choosing to repent and instead turn to You through Jesus.
Bless our lives, Lord. Keep us physically and mentally safe, and healthy. Guard our hearts and minds in Christ Jesus, today and always. May we be and have honest, loyal, kind and Christ-centered friends and relationships. Bless and heal our physical ailments, and our mental strifes. We pray miracles over our lives that will bear witness to our faith in Who they come from. The God of miracles. The God who saves.
Father, help us to extend Your compassion to those people you have placed in our lives to love. Help us to remember we aren’t here for ourselves, and not to give half-efforts in anything You have given us to do. Parenthood, friendship, our jobs, our ministries, discipling other people… You don’t demand perfection, God, but You do expect our best effort. We pray we would be a witness to your goodness and glory in all the places you have put us.
In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
This Is the Assurance of Answers to Your Prayers – Matthew 7:7-11
Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened.
Or which one of you, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a serpent? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will YOUR FATHER WHO IS IN HEAVEN GIVE GOOD THINGS TO THOSE WHO ASK HIM!
Please pray with faith in your heart and remember to lead someone to pray with these prayer points!