Luke 1:38 “I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May it be to me as you have said.” Then the angel left her.
Prayer: Lord God, we give thanks for all the humble saints who have obeyed you.
Thought for the day: Your obedience to the Lord may be the means of reaching someone in need of hope today.
Luke 1:45 “Blessed is she who has believed that what the Lord has said to her will be accomplished.”
Prayer: Lord God, we believe that we may see your good works.
Thought for the day: Why did Henry Ford say that if you believe or if you don’t you will find your confirmation?
Isaiah 53:1,2 Who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed. He grew up before him like a tender shoot, and like a root out of dry ground. He had not beauty or majesty to attract us to him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him.
Prayer: Lord Jesus, as we serve the children of God may we remember you were one of us.
Thought for the day: Why did it require fifty plastic surgeries for the teen to discover she would never be the actress in the movies?
Psalm 119:65-66 Do good to your servant according to your word, O Lord. Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I believe in your commands.
Prayer: Lord God, we believe that following your will and your word are leading us ever closer to you.
Thought for the day: The second stanza of the song “We are Climbing Jacob’s ladder” says, “Every rung goes higher, higher.”
John 17: 8 For I gave them the words you gave me and they accepted them. They knew with certainty that I came from you, and they believed that you sent me.
Prayer: Jesus, Son of God, to know you is to know the goodness of God.
Thought for the day: The echoes of Jesus’ preaching have never stopped sounding.
John 20:29 Then Jesus told him, “Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.”
Prayer: Lord Jesus, when we believe we do find you in the word and in the love of your disciples.
Thought for the day: Atomic scientists first believed they would find atomic particles, and they did.
2 Timothy 1:11,12 And of this gospel I was appointed a herald and an apostle and a teacher. That is why I am suffering as I am. Yet I am not ashamed, because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him for that day.
Prayer: Lord God, following your Son’s example we entrust to you our spirit for eternity.
Thought for the day: Bank lockboxes are secure only if the rental fee is paid promptly.