Isaiah 11:9 They will neither harm nor destroy on all my holy mountain, for the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the Lord as the waters cover the sea. Key Thought What a glorious time of blessing! We will know God personally. But not just us, the vast chorus of the faithful will sing a song of joy because they know God. Let's anticipate that day and join our hearts together in pursuit of God. Let's not settle for merely a factual knowledge about God, but let's come
Matthew 12:6 I tell you that something greater than the temple is here. Key Thought What is the greatest construction project built by human hands? Jesus is greater still! What is the most "holy" place you have been? Jesus is far holier still! What is the most awe-inspiring site you have visited? Jesus is far more awesome! Jesus is the One Who Is Greater! Nothing else or no one else can come anywhere close! Prayer Thank you, God for giving us the amazing gift of Jesus. Restor
Luke 11:2-4 He said to them, “When you pray, say, “‘Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation.’” Key Thought We approach God as both the holy and almighty God who is to be worshiped in reverence and also as our our Father whom we approach as loving children. Rather than needing long, lofty prayers, God wants us to speak with him ab
Proverbs 10:28 The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing. Key Thought Good news! When we seek righteousness, justice, holiness, mercy, and godliness, our future is full of joy. Don't let the darkness around you steal away the glorious dawn of joy that even now has begun to appear. Prayer Father God, thank you for the promise of victory and of glorious blessings that lie ahead. Please help me keep my eyes on your victory. In Jesus' name.
Deuteronomy 10:21 He is the one you praise; he is your God, who performed for you those great and awesome wonders you saw with your own eyes. Key Thought He is our praise! The God who parted the Red Sea and supplied manna to the Israelites in the wilderness is also the God who did the most amazing miracles in us — he has turned our selfish hearts to do his will and turned our lives to do his eternal work in the world. Then, after doing those things in us, he has gifted us and
Mark 11:25 And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins. Key Thought This is one of the most challenging reminders of God's will in Scripture. I must forgive others! When I refuse, it cuts me off the stream of forgiveness that God so longs to give to me.While forgiving others is never easy, God has not only commanded us to do it, he has also given us his Son as an example of forgiveness.
Nehemiah 9:6 You alone are the Lord. You made the heavens, even the highest heavens, and all their starry host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them. You give life to everything, and the multitudes of heaven worship you. Key Thought God is Creator! Life is defined in him and by him. The multitudes of heaven worship and adore him. For me, that means two very important things. First, I need to give him my heart-felt worship and praise. Second, when