Verse of the day & Daily prayer

Verse of the day… 

Daily prayer

15 Jan. 2021

So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

John 8:31-32 ESV (2)

Father God, help us to always be faithful to You. Help us to read Your word, and Lord let us submit to You, so the Holy Spirit can guide us. As it says in Proverbs 16:9 “we can make our plans, but the LORD determines our steps.”

Amen

14 Jan. 2021

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

Philippians 4:7 ESV (1)

Lord Jesus Christ Son of God have mercy on our souls.

Amen

13 Jan. 2021

Blessed are those that are persecuted because of righteousnous, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 

Matthew 5:10 ESV (1)

Loving Father, regardless of the falsehoods and persecution that we may face, help us to keep our eyes on You, on our good works in Your name, and on our eternity with You. 

Amen

12 Jan. 2021

If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. 

James 1:5 (1)

Holy Spirit, help us to rise like eagles above our distractors, their falsehoods and challenges we face. We ask that You guide us to act righteously and with wisdom, without bias, with grace, love and compassion in Your name.

Amen

11 Jan. 2021

By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. 

John 13:35 ESV (1)

Lord Jesus, You commissioned us to be Your disciples and make Your name known. Lord give us strength and endurance, and Holy Spirit guide us so that we can make good Your command.

Amen

10 Jan. 2021

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as You see the Day drawing near. 

Hebrews 10:24-25 ESV (1)

Almighty God, in this ever changing world of fear, scandal and fake news, we can feel scared and uncertain; but it gives us peace to to know that You are unchanging, that You are the truth and the light to the world, and we can always be certain in You. 

Amen

09 Jan. 2021

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble

 

Psalms 46:1 NIV (1)

 

O Lord, help us to remember how precious it felt when Your amazing grace first relieved us of our pains and strife. May we be ever thankful for the many troubles and toils that Your grace has brought us through this far, and may Your grace lead us home. Help us to reconcile that whilst we may be wretches and with fearful hearts, that it is through the blood of Jesus, and Your amazing grace that we are saved.

Amen

08 Jan. 2021

Therefore you are great, O Lord God. For there is none like you, and there is no God besides you, according to all that we have heard with our ears. 

 

2 Samuel 7:22 ESV (1)

 

Heavenly Father, we pray with eternal thanksgiving that you sent Your Son Jesus to live an incarnate life, and that He died for our sins. One drop of His blood is sufficient for our salvation, yet He gave it all for us. Thank you Jesus for all that You have done for us, then now and always. Let us confide in You, pray to You, pour everything out to You. For this, we are forever grateful.

Amen

07 Jan. 2021

One person gives freely, yet gains even more; another witholds unduly, but comes to poverty.‭

 

Proverbs 11:24 NIV (1)

O Lord, my God, help us to remember that You are for us, not against us. Help us to lift our eyes to You, and only to You. For You are “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” (Ps 91:3). Please Lord guide us, keep us looking forward with clear and godly eyes, so that we can follow Your way. Thank you, Lord, for the peace, love, and security You promise.

Amen

06 Jan. 2021

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.‭‭

John 1:14‬ ‭ESV‬‬ (1)

Heavenly Father, “Keep me safe, O God, for in you I take refuge” (Ps 16:1 NIV) . O merciful Lord, we thank you for the countless mercy and blessings you have shown us, let us not take these for granted. May your blessings and truth spill out into this nation, may our leaders share in wisdom, and our communities feel the wonder of Your divine grace in their lives; now and forever.

Amen

05 Jan. 2021

Give us this day our daily bread.

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Matthew‬ ‭6:11‬ ‭ESV‬‬ (1)

Please Lord, feed us with Your holy word every day. May it sustain us, encourage us, calm and soothe us, may it lift up our hearts and enbolden us in all we do.

Amen

04 Jan. 2021

“But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’””

‭‭Matthew‬ ‭4:4‬ ‭ESV‬‬ (1)

Lord Jesus, we pray that our walk in the days ahead are filled with Your love. May we be loving and mindful of others, and may we all be safe, stay healthy and be wise.

Amen

03 Jan. 2021

I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.

 

‭‭John 15:5 ESV (1)

Lord Jesus, may we always know the simple truth of Your love, and not let the world, our experiences and our learnings corrupt our understanding. Thank You for loving us.

Amen

02 Jan. 2021

Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.

 

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV (1)

Father God, help us to remember that You are our loving Father, our protector, who walks with us in all we do. May the Holy Spirit guide our hearts and minds, this day and always.

Amen

01 Jan. 2021

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV (1)

Lord Jesus, as Paul wrote to the Corinthians, he remind us that in You we are redeemed and new in You. Lord help us to see this, feels this, and help us to live this; help us to share Your love in a world that is so desperately in need of the light and hope You give us.

Amen

The verse of the day is taken from:  YouVersion Bible App (1);  Bible Gateway (2)

These prayers are written daily by Jamie Mackintosh. If you would like to contribute please contact wormitparishchurch.treasurer@gmail.com