Isaiah 48:4 Father, I read today about Your stubborn people, help me not to be stubborn and obstinate, please heal me from all hardheadedness.
Isaiah 48:10 Lord, wherever suffering has to be in my life, please use it to refine me and not break me. I know I need refining, Lord, but offering myself to Your refining fire is frightening at times. But my true desire is to become more like You, whatever the cost.
Isaiah 48:13 It was Your hand that laid the foundations of the earth. The palm of Your right hand spread out the heavens above, You spoke, and they came into being. You are an awesome God! I look around me at what You have created, the earth and the heavens and everything in them. I praise You for Your power displayed in creation.
Isaiah 48:17 Just as He spoke to Israel telling them, I am the Lord, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel. I am the Lord your God, who teaches you what is good and leads you along the paths you should follow. Spend sometime meditating on this verse. God is willing and ready to show you the way that is best for you, the way He wants you to go. Ask Him to help you recognise that way and then walk faithfully in it.
Isaiah 49:4 Lord, thank You, Your Word has quickened me again this morning. When sometimes it seems our work is useless and we think we have spent our strength for nothing and to no purpose at all, help us to know we can leave it all in Your hand and trust You for our reward.
Isaiah 49:8 Lord, You always respond at the right time. Please help me have the patience to wait on Your timing and trust Your loving wisdom.
Isaiah 49:14 Pray for those who feel deserted and forgotten by God. Ask God to give them some reassuring encouragement that He is present with them no matter what they are going through.
Isaiah 49:23 I wait for You Lord. I listen to You so that I will never be ashamed. Lord let this be the stance that every blood washed child of God takes today, so Satan’s power to bring shame and disgrace to Your church will be broken. I agree with Your Word today and make a stand.
Isaiah 49:26 As this verse closes this chapter meditate on the names of the Lord recorded here; your Saviour, Redeemer, the Mighty One of Israel. Take time to contemplate what each one means to you personally and be blessed.
Proverbs 28:1 Lord you told us this year that You, the Lion of the tribe of Judah would roar through Your church again. Give us the courage to boldly declare the Good News about Jesus Christ, even when we are surrounded by skepticism or opposition (1 Thessalonians 2:2)
Proverbs 28:9 “The prayers of a person who ignores the law are despised.” Lord, let my prayers be consistent with the way I live my life.
Proverbs 28:14 Lord, help me to live in reverence to You so I can know true happiness. Please keep me away from stubbornness and hard heartedness.
Matthew 25:13 We want to always be ready, Lord, for Your return. We know it could come at any moment, but we also know we often live as if it will never come. Redirect our thinking and our lifestyle to reflect the possibility of Your imminent return.
Matthew 25:14-30 Ask the Lord how He wants you to invest the time, talents, and resources He has given you. Ask Him if there is anything that needs to be done today.