Sunday, June 25
Jeremiah 1: 4, 5 The word of the Lord came to me, saying, “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart, I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.”
Prayer: Lord God, thank you for all the spokespersons you have sent our way.
Thought for the day: You can learn a lot by listening.
Monday, June 26
Jeremiah 1:6, 7 “Ah, Sovereign Lord,” I said, “I do not know how to speak; I am only a child.” But the Lord said to me, “Do not say, ‘I am only a child.’ You must go to everyone I send you to and say whatever I command you. You must go to everyone I send you to and say whatever I command you.”
Prayer: Lord God, thank you for equipping us for the tasks you call us to undertake.
Thought for the day: God’s message is bigger than our fears.
Tuesday, June 27
Exodus 3: 9, 10 And now the cry of the Israelites has reached me, and I have seen the way the Egyptians are oppressing them. So now, go. I am sending you to Pharaoh to bring my people the Israelites out of Egypt.
Prayer: Lord, may we be the answer to the prayers of those suffering from the ill effects of sin.
Thought for the day: You can be God’s medicine for someone in need.
Wednesday, June 28
Isaiah 6: 8, 9 Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “whom shall I send? And who will go for us? And I said “Here am I. Send me!”
Prayer: Lord, we are available to serve you.
Thought for the day: God still calls to service those who are listening.
Thursday, June 29
Ezekiel 2: 3,4 He said, “son of man, I am sending you to the Israelites, to a rebellious nation that has rebelled against me; they and their fathers have been in revolt against me to this very day. The people to whom I am sending you are obstinate and stubborn. Say to them, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says.’”
Prayer: Lord God, we give thanks that you would send a word even to the rebellious.
Thought for the day: With YouTube instructional videos it’s best to start at the beginning.
Friday, June 30
John 3: 17 For God did not send his son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.
Prayer: Lord Jesus, we give honor to you for coming to us in a spirit of love.
Thought for the day: Success coaches remind us that body language communicates our acceptance or rejection of our audience before we speak a word.
Saturday July 1
John 20: 21 Again Jesus said, “Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.
Prayer: Lord Jesus, we humbly acknowledge that you have sent us with your message in peace.
Thought for the day: The healthier and happier choice may be to drop your gun rather than attempting to draw your gun.
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