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Cry Out for Wisdom

Day 37My child, if you accept my words
   and treasure up my commandments within you,
making your ear attentive to wisdom
   and inclining your heart to understanding;
if you indeed cry out for insight,
   and raise your voice for understanding;
if you seek it like silver,
   and search for it as for hidden treasures—
then you will understand the fear of the Lord
   and find the knowledge of God.

—-Proverbs 2:1-5


Question – Are you crying out to God for wisdom?


Prayer- LORD, my prayer today is a visceral cry for your wisdom and insight. My faculties fail me and my wisdom is lacking, but you offer to me what I can never achieve alone. Fill me with the insight and wisdom that is necessary to move forward in this difficult and trying time. Amen


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Overcoming Anxiety

Day 36The LORD your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.

—-Zephaniah 3:17

Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

—-Matthew 6:34


Question- Will you depend upon the might of God to overcome your anxiety?


Prayer- LORD, we live in a world that is wrought with justifiable anxiety at this stressful and perilous time. I will look to you, the mighty one, to carry me through this day. Guide me through the troubles of this day and protect me from the challenges to come. Help me to focus using your eyes as my eyes and your love as my comfort. Amen


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Transcendent Peace

Day 34And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Finally, beloved, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

—–Philippians 4:7-10


Question- What must I do to find the peace of God on this day?


Prayer- LORD, your peace is what we seek. The peace you offer frees us from the tyranny of this world and the uncertainty of its achievements. We are surrounded by frightening and disturbing things right now and we seek your peace with all our heart. Amen


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Humble Yourself

Day 31If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

—2 Chronicles 7:14


Question- How will you humble yourself today?


Prayer- LORD, you are teaching some new definitions of humility during this crisis that we are facing. Give me the courage to put myself aside and live for the greater good. I know that you will heal us in time and I acknowledge my helplessness as I wait and pray for that time to come. Amen.



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Lord My Rock

day29Blessed be the Lord my rock!

who trains my hands to fight and my fingers to battle

My help and my fortress,

my stronghold and my deliverer,

my shield in whom I trust.

O Lord, what are we that you should care for us?

mere mortals that you should think of us?

We are like a puff of wind.

our days are like a passing shadow.

—-Psalm 144


Question- What are some ways that I can trust you today?


Prayer-

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace.

Where there is hatred, let me bring love.

Where there is offense, let me bring pardon.

Where there is discord, let me bring union.

Where there is error, let me bring truth.

Where there is doubt, let me bring faith.

Where there is despair, let me bring hope.

Where there is darkness, let me bring your light.

Where there is sadness, let me bring joy.

O Master, let me not seek as much

to be consoled as to console,

to be understood as to understand,

to be loved as to love,

for it is in giving that one receives,

it is in self-forgetting that one finds,

it is in pardoning that one is pardoned,

it is in dying that one is raised to eternal life.

—Francis of Assisi

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No Other

Day 27You are my witnesses, says the Lord,

and my servant whom I have chosen,

so that you may know and believe me

and understand that I am he.

Before me no god was formed,

nor shall there be any after me.

I, I am the Lord,

and besides me there is no savior.

—–Isaiah 43:10-11


Question- How can I be a witness to the Lord today?


PrayerLORD, you have chosen us as your witnesses today. Help us to rise to the occasion as we walk through life. Give us the courage and the wise words to share your grace to those that you send our way. Amen


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The Turning

Day 26the burning sand shall become a pool,

and the thirsty ground springs of water;

the haunt of jackals shall become a swamp,

the grass shall become reeds and rushes.

—-Isaiah 35:7


Question- What changes are you making in your life?


Prayer- LORD, you can change any situation. Help me to see the things in my life that need to be transformed, and make me ready for the totality of transformation that comes when you are truly involved. Amen


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Elusive Purity

Day 25The plans of the mind belong to mortals,

but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.

All one’s ways may be pure in one’s own eyes,

but the Lord weighs the spirit.

Commit your work to the Lord,

and your plans will be established.

—–Proverbs 16:1-3


Question– Do I use the wisdom that God offers?


Prayer- Lord, I acknowledge that a special purity comes you and that I am merely a vessel that carries what you have given. Let me have the understanding to be able to put your spirit to work in me. In doing so, I can achieve the purity of heart that so eludes me. Amen


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Call Upon the Lord

Day 24I call upon you, O LORD; come quickly to me;

give ear to my voice when I call to you.

Let my prayer be counted as incense before you,

and the lifting up of my hands as an evening sacrifice

—-Psalm 141:1-2


Question- Do I call upon the Lord and believe he will come?


Prayer- Lord, I call upon you this day with the faith that you will carry me through. I acknowledge you as my strength I times of trouble, my shield in times of danger and my deliverer in times of panic. Please be me this day and be my friend. Amen


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From the Beginning

Day 22In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being.

—John 1:1-3



Question- Do I trust that God has always been with me?


Prayer- LORD, your scripture says that your love for me has always been in your plans. Let that assurance lead me to live a life that honors you. Amen


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