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Pray the Word with David Platt
Short, daily meditations on God’s Word that not only drive us to pray, but drive how we pray. Featuring teacher, author, and pastor David Platt.
4 hours ago
#1,210 – Keep Your Eyes on the Lord (Micah 7:5–7)
Rather than continuing to live conflict-filled lives with our families, friends, and neighbors, we ought to look to the Lord for unity.
1 day ago
#1,209 – Just Leaders Who Walk with God (Micah 6:8)
The initial purpose of the Israelite king was to administer justice for the people.
2 days ago
#1,208 – God Made Flesh (Micah 5:2)
The creator of the universe took on a robe of flesh.
3 days ago
#1,207 – Passionate about the Word of God (Micah 4:1–2)
God, make us a people who are passionate about the world knowing the Word of God.
4 days ago
#1,206 – Filled with the Spirit (Micah 3:8)
Believers have been given the Spirit of God so that they can witness to what God has done.
5 days ago
#1,205 – The Reality of an Eternal Hell (Micah 2:6)
The good news of the gospel becomes good news in light of the bad news of sin and judgment.
6 days ago
#1,204 – Behold the Lord is Coming (Micah 1:2–4)
The imagery in this verse reminds us that no one can stop the coming judgment of God.
Nov 23, 2020
#1,203 – Zealous and Compassionate Evangelism (Jonah 4:10–11)
God, help us to share the gospel compassionately and zealously with those around us.
Nov 22, 2020
#1,202 – God's Mercy on the Wicked (Jonah 3:10)
God displays his mercy on the wicked people of Nineveh who believed God and repented of their sins.
Nov 21, 2020
#1,201 – A Cry for Salvation (Jonah 2:6)
When Jonah is in the belly of the whale, he calls out to God and cries out for salvation.
Nov 20, 2020
#1,200 – Obeying God's Calling on Our Life (Jonah 1:1–3)
When God clearly calls Jonah to bring the gospel to unreached people, he turns and runs away from God's call.
Nov 19, 2020
#1,199 – The Day of the Lord is Near (Obadiah 1:15)
The day of judgment is coming and only those who believe the gospel will be saved.
Nov 18, 2020
#1,198 – Enjoying God and His People (Amos 9:13–15)
Those who trust in God will spend eternity enjoying God and his people.
Nov 17, 2020
#1,197 – The Worst Kind of Famine (Amos 8:11–12)
As horrible as a famine with no food is, a famine of God's Word is even more devastating.
Nov 16, 2020
#1,196 – Boldness to Proclaim the Word (Amos 7:12–13)
As Christians, we should pray for those who face persecution to boldly proclaim the word of God.
Nov 15, 2020
#1,195 – Seek Me and Live (Amos 5:4)
Those who seek after God will live. Those who do not will face eternal judgment.
Nov 14, 2020
#1,194 – The God of Creation (Amos 4:13)
God has created the mountains and the wind and he has authority over everything.
Nov 13, 2020
#1,193 – Caring for the Afflicted (Amos 2:6–7)
God, rather than seeking after our own financial gain, may our desire be to obey you and care for those who are poor and needy.
Nov 12, 2020
#1,192 – The Reign of Justice (Amos 1:3)
We long for the day when justice reigns over the nations.
Nov 11, 2020
#1,191 – Judgment Will Come (Joel 3:14)
The day of the Lord is near and judgment will come to all people.
Nov 10, 2020
#1,190 – Returning to God (Joel 2:12–13)
When we fall short of the glory of God, we ought to return to God in repentance.
Nov 9, 2020
#1,189 – The Role of Fasting (Joel 1:14)
While fasting is not a significant part of many Christians' spiritual lives, the Scripture seems to assume that we will regularly fast.
Nov 8, 2020
#1,188 – Sin is Spiritual Adultery (Hosea 14:9)
The price for sin is death, yet God is merciful to those who turn and trust in Christ.
Nov 7, 2020
#1,187 – Salvation is Found in God Alone (Hosea 13:4)
Salvation cannot be found in ideas, people, or theories. Salvation is only found in God.
Nov 6, 2020
#1,186 – The Compassion of God (Hosea 11:8-9)
God has been incredibly compassionate with us despite our sin and the wrath we deserve.
Nov 5, 2020
#1,185 – Do You Fear God? (Hosea 10:3)
Those who do not fear God do not honor God. We must ask ourselves if we truly fear God.
Nov 4, 2020
#1,184 – Our Security is Found in God Alone (Hosea 8:14)
Instead of looking to the economy or politics to find security and hope, we must look to God to provide us with eternal security.
Nov 3, 2020
#1,183 – Praying on Election Day (Matthew 6:9–10)
We pray that God's name would be exalted and feared on Election Day.
Nov 2, 2020
#1,182 – Avoid Sin by Living by Faith (Romans 14:23)
We choose to fight our sin through the obedience of faith.
Nov 1, 2020
#1,181 – Do Justice, Love Kindness, and Walk Humbly (Micah 6:8)
The lives of God's people should be marked by kindness, humility, and justice.
Oct 31, 2020
#1,180 – A Light to the World (Matthew 5:14–16)
Rather than getting caught up in the divisiveness of the world, the church should be a light that points to Jesus.
Oct 30, 2020
#1,179 – Spirit-Filled Unity (Romans 15:1–7)
Rather than pleasing ourselves, we ought to look to build each other up.
Oct 29, 2020
#1,178 – The Centrality of the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18–20)
During a presidential election, we must not lose sight of the most urgent calling: to share the gospel with others.
Oct 28, 2020
#1,177 – Fear God and Honor the Government (1 Peter 2:13–17)
God has not called us to worship those in leadership positions, but to worship God while we obey and submit to the governmental leaders.
Oct 27, 2020
#1,176 – The Unity of the Spirit (Ephesians 4:1–6)
Rather than falling into the toxicity of the political climate we live in, we ought to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the church.
Oct 26, 2020
#1,175 – Sojourners and Exiles (Philippians 3:20–21)
We are called to live as foreigners, those who abstain from the sinful desires of this world.
Oct 25, 2020
#1,174 – God is Worthy of Our Hearts (Mark 12:13–17)
No political leader or party is worthy of our hope and trust. Only Jesus is worthy of our hearts.
Oct 24, 2020
#1,173 – Save Us from Dishonorable Passions (Romans 1:18–32)
Rather than being overcome by sinful desires, we should seek salvation from them.
Oct 23, 2020
#1,172 – Seek the Welfare of the City (Jeremiah 29:7)
God commands his people to seek the welfare of the city, even when they are in exile.
Oct 22, 2020
#1,171 – Praying for Wise Leaders (Proverbs 2:9–15)
Wise leaders are marked by a fear of God and a discernment between good and evil.
Oct 21, 2020
#1,170 – He is the Lord of All (Psalm 82:1–8)
May we remember that God is the ruler over all the kings and presidents of this world.
Oct 20, 2020
#1,169 – Just and Righteous Leaders (Psalm 72:1–7)
God, please provide us with leaders who are known for their love for justice and for the oppressed.
Oct 19, 2020
#1,168 – The Sovereignty of God in Elections (Proverbs 21:1)
God has sovereignly chosen leaders to serve for the good of his people.
Oct 18, 2020
#1,167 – Leaders Marked by Humility (1 Kings 3:5–14)
Rather than leading according to their own ideas, we pray for leaders who are marked by humility.
Oct 17, 2020
#1,166 – God is Our King (Judges 17:6)
Instead of looking to God as the ruler and king, the people looked to themselves as king.
Oct 16, 2020
#1,165 – Choose This Day Whom You Will Serve (Joshua 24:14–15)
We must decide if we will serve God or ourselves.
Oct 15, 2020
#1,164 – Fear God by Keeping His Law (Deuteronomy 17:14–20)
When we fear God, we respond in obedience.
Oct 14, 2020
#1,163 – Justice Ordained by God (Exodus 18:21–23)
From the beginning, God has ordained a process to promote justice among His people.
Oct 13, 2020
#1,162 – Seek the Things Above (Colossians 3:1–17)
As we seek after the Lord, may the words of Colossians 3 be true of our lives.
Oct 12, 2020
#1,161 – God's Word is Wisdom (James 1:5–8)
Allow God's word to guide each and every decision.
Oct 11, 2020
#1,160 – A Supreme and Selfless Love (Matthew 22:37–40)
Would a surpreme love for God and a selfless love for others steward the way that we interact with the world.
Oct 10, 2020
#1,159 – A United People (John 17:20–24)
Father, we pray that you would unify your people as you are united with your Son and Spirit.
Oct 9, 2020
#1,158 – Called as Witnesses (Acts 1:8)
The people of God have been called to witness to something far greater than partisan politics. We have been called to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Oct 8, 2020
#1,157 – A Different Gospel (Galatians 1:6–10)
Rather than prioritizing political opinions over the gospel, we should keep the gospel at the center of it all.
Oct 7, 2020
#1,156 – The Role of Government (Romans 13:1–4)
The biblical role of government is to promote good and protect from evil.
Oct 6, 2020
#1,155 – Crowned with Glory and Honor (Psalm 8:5–8)
The majestic Ruler of creation has crowned humanity in glory and honor.
Oct 5, 2020
#1,154 – Image Bearers of God (Genesis 1:26–28)
In the midst of such a divisive season, we must remember that each and every person has been created in the image of God.
Oct 4, 2020
#1,153 – Kingship Belongs to the Lord (Psalm 22:27–28)
Even during an election season full of uncertainty, we should remember that God is king.
Oct 3, 2020
#1,152 – Every Good Thing Comes from God (Ezekiel 31:9–11)
All good things are evidence of God's goodness. It is He who makes things beautiful.
Oct 2, 2020
#1,151 – Living in Holiness and Godliness (Ezekiel 30:3)
The day of judgment is coming and it will be a day of gloom for those who do not know the Lord. May God help us to live holy and godly lives in light of this reality.
Oct 1, 2020
#1,150 – They Shall Know that I am the Lord (Ezekiel 29:6)
When we look at the world around us, we should know that God is working to make His name known.
Sep 30, 2020
#1,149 – The Root of All Sin (Ezekiel 28:1–2)
At the root of all of our sin and rebellion is pride.
Sep 29, 2020
#1,148 – Don't Put Your Trust in the World (Ezekiel 27:27)
God has ordained government, military, and economy for the good of his people. We do not put our trust in the world, but in God.
Sep 28, 2020
#1,147 – Nations Come and Fall (Ezekiel 26:17–18)
At the sovereign decree of God, even the strongest nations can fall.
Sep 27, 2020
#1,146 – Death is Not the End of the Story (Ezekiel 24:15–18)
We thank you, God, that, if we are in you, our story does not end in death.
Sep 26, 2020
#1,145 – Help Us to Obey (Ezekiel 23:49)
God's ways are right and good. We pray that God would give us the power to obey His commands.
Sep 25, 2020
#1,144 – Care for the Sojourner (Ezekiel 22:6–7)
Throughout Scripture, God commands the people of God to care for those in need around us.
Sep 24, 2020
#1,143 – Crying Out for Salvation (Ezekiel 21:6)
Our hearts should break for those who do not know Jesus because we know that judgment is coming.
Sep 23, 2020
#1,142 – For the Sake of His Name (Ezekiel 20:9)
The whole point of our lives is to glorify the name of God.
Sep 23, 2020
#1,141 – Practicing Lament Well (Ezekiel 19:1)
God doesn’t ask us to ignore the sin and suffering around us. Instead, he invites us to call on him in sorrow and lament.
Sep 22, 2020
#1,140 – Standing Before the Judge (Ezekiel 18:30-32)
God is calling his people to repent from their sin because everyone will eventually stand before the Judge.
Sep 21, 2020
#1,139 – God's Sovereignty on Display (Ezekiel 17:24)
God is in control of all things. From the trees of the forest to the depths of our heart, God has authority over it all.
Sep 20, 2020
#1,138 – The Everlasting Covenant (Ezekiel 16:59-60)
Despite the sinfulness of God's people, God remembers the everlasting promises that he has made to them.
Sep 19, 2020
#1,137 – Turn, Repent, and Believe the Gospel (Ezekiel 14:6)
The central message of the Bible is that God has called his people to turn away from their sin and turn toward God.
Sep 18, 2020
#1,136 – Knowing What the Lord Says (Ezekiel 13:6)
When we hear people declare "thus saith the Lord," we ought to compare what they say to God's Word.
Sep 17, 2020
#1,135 – Urgency for the Gospel (Ezekiel 12:26-28)
Rather than believe that we have unlimited time, we should have an urgency for people to hear, respond, and believe in the gospel.
Sep 16, 2020
#1,134 – The Promise of a New Covenant (Ezekiel 11:18-20)
Ezekiel points us toward a new covenant where God, through Jesus Christ, does what we could not do.
Sep 15, 2020
#1,133 – God is Always with Us (Ezekiel 10:18)
God's presence will never leave us. Because of Jesus, we can commune with God at any moment.
Sep 14, 2020
#1,132 – God's Heart Toward Sin (Ezekiel 9:4)
Rather than minimizing temptation and sin, may we have the same heart that God has toward evil.
Sep 13, 2020
#1,131 – Behold the Glory of God (Ezekiel 8:4)
When we see the glory of God and love the purity of God, it will lead us to hate our sin against Him.
Sep 12, 2020
#1,130 – The Day of Judgment is Coming (Ezekiel 7:10)
In light of the realization that the day of judgment is coming, we ought to live in order to point people towards Christ.
Sep 11, 2020
#1,129 – A Sobering Picture of Judgment (Ezekiel 6:10)
The Scriptures show a serious picture of judgment, but this judgment is not in vain. In the midst of hardship, God has a unique purpose for discipline.
Sep 10, 2020
#1,128 – Bring Us to Repentance (Ezekiel 5:5-6)
Rather than living our lives sinfully as the world does, we should pray for God to bring us to repentance.
Sep 9, 2020
#1,127 – Demonstrate God's Word in Your Life (Ezekiel 4:4-8)
As Ezekiel demonstrated the specific words of God in his life, we have been called to live our lives according to God's Word.
Sep 8, 2020
#1,126 – God's Call to Repent (Ezekiel 3:16-19)
God has called his people to serve as watchmen over the souls of others. We have a responsibility to warn people of judgment and point them toward repentance.
Sep 7, 2020
#1,125 – Rest Trustfully in the Lord (Isaiah 40:28)
When we remind ourselves of the character of God, we are led towards trust-filled rest and hope-filled confidence.
Sep 6, 2020
#1,124 – Live as Those Who Have Been Sent (Ezekiel 2:3)
As the Father sent Jesus to the earth, God has chosen to send us to the nations.
Sep 5, 2020
#1,123 – The Likeness of the Glory of the Lord (Ezekiel 1:28)
When God's glory is described or seen, it leads to awe. The appearance of the likeness of God leads us to worship.
Sep 4, 2020
#1,122 – Live with Your Identity in Christ (John 21:20)
We praise You, O God, for giving us an identity that lasts forever. Help everyone listening to see themselves as disciples loved by Jesus.
Sep 3, 2020
#1,121 – The Hope of the Resurrection (John 20:11–16)
Take comfort, Christian. If you have been united with Christ in a death like His, then you shall certainly be united with Him in a resurrection like His.
Sep 2, 2020
#1,120 – It is Finished (John 19:30)
Jesus has accomplished our salvation through His finished work on the cross. May we be faithful to proclaim this good news.
Sep 1, 2020
#1,119 – My Kingdom is not of this World (John 18:36)
Thanks be to God that through Christ we have been welcomed into a kingdom not of this world.
Aug 31, 2020
#1,118 – Praying for Oneness in the Church (John 17:20–24)
We pray that the church will be united as one just as the Father, the Son, and the Spirit are one.
Aug 30, 2020
#1,117 – The Spirit Will Lead Us into Truth (John 16:13–15)
We want to know God more and more. May our only boast be in the Lord.
Aug 29, 2020
#1,116 – Abide in Me (John 15:5)
Our primary responsibility is to abide in Jesus. Lord, help us to abide in You.
Aug 28, 2020
#1,115 – In Jesus' Name We Pray (John 14:13–14)
"Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it."
Aug 27, 2020
#1,114 – Stooping to Serve (John 13:14)
"If I then, Your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet."
Aug 26, 2020
#1,113 – To Live, You Must Die (John 12:24)
Father, help us to die to ourselves and to sin today. May we live not for our own glory but for Yours.
Aug 25, 2020
#1,112 – Trusting Him in Trials (John 11:37)
In the midst of suffering and trials, let's trust in the God who has defeated death and promises a day when we will be with Him free from sin and suffering.
Aug 24, 2020
#1,111 – Jesus is Your Good Shepherd (John 10:14)
Take comfort that you are not alone. The Good Shepherd has laid down His life for you and promises to be with you always. In Christ, you are fully known and fully loved.
Aug 23, 2020
#1,110 – I was Blind, now I See (John 9:25)
Lord, bring about the miracle of John 9 in the lives of many through our testifying to the saving work of Christ.
Aug 22, 2020
#1,109 – The Truth Will Set You Free (John 8:31–32)
We need the Lord's help to see abiding in His Word as the key to experiencing freedom.
Aug 21, 2020
#1,108 – Speaking with His Authority (John 7:16)
Lord, give us grace to proclaim Your Word. May we humbly submit to Your authority and teach others to obey all that You have commanded.
Aug 20, 2020
#1,107 – You have the Words of Eternal Life (John 6:66–69)
Lord, keep us from being like the crowds in John 6. May we follow the true Jesus according to His Word.
Aug 19, 2020
#1,106 – Jesus is Our Life (John 5:19)
Lord, help us to do nothing of our own accord, but may we live today with our identity in Christ for Your glory.
Aug 18, 2020
#1,105 – Lift up Your Eyes and See (John 4:35)
Lord, open our eyes to the fields white for harvest all around us. Help us to be diligent to contend for the faith.
Aug 17, 2020
#1,104 – He Must Increase, but I Must Decrease (John 3:30)
Lord, You alone are worthy of all worship and praise. Help us to live with a constant refrain in our hearts, "He must increase, but I must decrease."
Aug 16, 2020
#1,103 – Consumed by the Glory of God (John 2:16–17)
What consumes you? So often we can be consumed by things other than the glory of God. Lord, help us to live with zeal for Your glory.
Aug 15, 2020
#1,102 – Full of Grace and Truth (John 1:14)
We rejoice that Christ came to us full of grace and truth to seek and save the lost. Lord, make us to be a people full of grace and truth.
Aug 14, 2020
#1,101 – The Global Gospel of God (Luke 24:45–47)
Lord, we ask for grace to see the centrality of the nations in the gospel of Jesus Christ. Use our lives for the spread of the gospel to the ends of the earth.
Aug 13, 2020
#1,100 – You will be with Me in Paradise (Luke 23:43)
In Christ, we have rock-solid, death-defying confidence that when we breathe our last in this life, we will be with Him in paradise.
Aug 12, 2020
#1,099 – The One Who Serves (Luke 22:24–27)
Lord, conform our understanding of greatness to the teaching of Christ and help us to be selfless servants.
Aug 11, 2020
#1,098 – My Words will not Pass Away (Luke 21:33)
Heaven and earth will pass away, but the Word of God will stand forever. Let's bank our lives on that which lasts forever.
Aug 10, 2020
#1,097 – Marvel Worthy Words (Luke 20:25)
Though Caesar is worthy of a coin in our pockets, only God is worthy of our hearts. We obey the government, but our ultimate allegiance is to God.
Aug 9, 2020
#1,096 – Weeping over the Lost (Luke 19:41)
Father, break our hearts for the lost who are right around us and far from us. Fill us with the compassion of Christ for those who do not know You.
Aug 8, 2020
#1,095 – The Parable of the Persistent Widow (Luke 18:1–8)
O God, teach us to always pray and not lose heart. Help us to pray with persistent trust in You.
Aug 7, 2020
#1,094 – Unworthy Servants (Luke 17:10)
Thanks be to God that we have the privilege of being servants of Jesus Christ. May we be faithful to carry out our duty.
Aug 6, 2020
#1,093 – Praying for the Protection of Marriages (Luke 16:18)
Lord, we ask for Your strength and protection that marriages might display the glory of your gospel.
Aug 5, 2020
#1,092 – The Parable of the Lost Sheep (Luke 15:3–7)
Praise God that he pursued us. He has thrown a joyful celebration in heaven over our salvation. May we be faithful to proclaim the good news that Jesus seeks and saves the lost.
Aug 4, 2020
#1,091 – Loving Jesus Supremely (Luke 14:26)
We pray today for our brothers and sisters throughout the world for whom the cost of following Jesus is severe. Lord, we ask for grace to love You more than we love our own lives.
Aug 3, 2020
#1,090 – Repent or Perish (Luke 13:1–5)
Lord, help us to not lose sight of the brevity of life and the urgency of eternity.
Aug 2, 2020
#1,089 – Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us (Luke 12:32)
Because of the Good Shepherd laying down His life for the sheep, we are God’s children and are citizens of His kingdom.
Aug 1, 2020
#1,088 – Glory, Gifts, Grace, and Guidance (Luke 11:2–4)
Jesus has given us a paradigm for prayer. Let's be faithful to cry out to our Father in heaven according to His Word.
Jul 31, 2020
#1,087 – The Harvest is Plentiful (Luke 10:2)
Jesus commands us to earnestly call out to the Lord of the harvest that laborers will be raised up to take the gospel to the ends of the earth.
Jul 30, 2020
#1,086 – Deny Yourself and Follow Christ (Luke 9:23)
Have you died to self and trusted in Christ alone for salvation? “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me."
Jul 29, 2020
#1,085 – The Parable of the Sower (Luke 8:4–15)
"As for that in the good soil, they are those who, hearing the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with patience."
Jul 28, 2020
#1,084 – Forgiven by God (Luke 7:41–43)
We pray that the lives we lead will show our realization of how we have been given grace upon grace. May Your forgiveness of our sins compel us to extravagant worship of You.
Jul 27, 2020
#1,083 – Removing Logs and Specks (Luke 6:41–42)
It is far easier to see sin in others than in ourselves. Lord, open our eyes to sin in our own hearts. We thank You for the salvation You have provided.
Jul 26, 2020
#1,082 – Proclaiming Salvation to Those far from God (Luke 5:29–32)
Father, use us to reach people that are far from You that they might know You and feast at Your table.
Jul 25, 2020
#1,081 – Empowered by His Spirit (Luke 4:1)
If you are in Christ, the Spirit of God dwells in you. Take comfort in this today.
Jul 24, 2020
#1,080 – The Urgency of the Gospel (Luke 3:17)
This verse shows us the severity of not trusting in Jesus for salvation. May we spend our lives proclaiming the gospel that many will be gathered into His barn to enjoy Him forever and ever.
Jul 23, 2020
#1,079 – Waiting in Faith (Luke 2:25–32)
May we be found faithful as we wait upon the Lord. Even as we long for our waiting to be over, help us to be filled with joy in Christ.
Jul 22, 2020
#1,078 – Use us to Spread Your Gospel (Luke 1:1–4)
Father, we ask for grace that we might contend for the faith. Use us today to share the good news of Jesus with someone who does not know You.
Jul 21, 2020
#1,077 – We Must Open Our Mouths (Mark 16:8)
We have been united with Christ in His death and resurrection. We cannot keep this news to ourselves. Lord help us to be faithful to proclaim Your gospel.
Jul 20, 2020
#1,076 – He Paid the Penalty for Our Sins (Mark 15:37)
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Jesus Christ our Lord.
Jul 19, 2020
#1,075 – Always be on Guard (Mark 14:30–31)
Father, we ask that You guard our hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. Help us to take heed lest we fall.
Jul 18, 2020
#1,074 – Stay Awake (Mark 13:35–37)
Are you ready for Christ to return? We ask for grace to stay awake, living with hopeful anticipation for the day when Jesus returns for His church.
Jul 17, 2020
#1,073 – Rendering to Caesar and to God (Mark 12:13–17)
Jesus explains how we are to view God and government. We obey the government as submissive citizens but ultimately we belong to and give our worship to God alone.
Jul 16, 2020
#1,072 – Spreading God's Glory Among the Nations (Mark 11:17)
Are we prioritizing ourselves more than the glory of God among the nations? Father, forgive us for our selfishness and help us to spend ourselves for the spread of Your gospel.
Jul 15, 2020
#1,071 – A Sobering Story (Mark 10:21–22)
May it not be said of us that we went away sorrowful because we chose to hold onto our ways rather than Yours, O Lord.
Jul 14, 2020
#1,070 – The Severity of Sin (Mark 9:47–48)
We ask for grace that God will keep us from becoming casual with sin.
Jul 13, 2020
#1,069 – Setting Our Minds on the Things of God (Mark 8:31–33)
Lord help us to not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of our minds. Teach us to set our minds on Your thoughts and not our own.
Jul 12, 2020
#1,068 – Hearts Close to Christ (Mark 7:6)
Father, help us to authentically worship You. May we honor You both with our lips and our lives.
Jul 11, 2020
#1,067 – Praying for Our Persecuted Brothers and Sisters (Mark 6:27–29)
Today we intercede on behalf of our brothers and sisters around the world who are being persecuted for following Christ.
Jul 10, 2020
#1,066 – Jesus Cares for You (Mark 5:24–34)
In a sea of urgent need, Jesus stops for you. Be encouraged by this glorious truth today.
Jul 9, 2020
#1,065 – He is with Us (Mark 4:35–41)
The same Jesus who stilled the storm in Mark 4 is with us today. He promises to be with us until faith gives way to sight.
Jul 8, 2020
#1,064 – The Privilege of being with Jesus (Mark 3:14)
Lord, we praise You for the privilege of being with You. May we revel in deep communion with You and open our mouths preaching Christ and Him crucified.
Jul 7, 2020
#1,063 – Son, Your Sins are Forgiven (Mark 2:5)
We rejoice in Christ's authority to forgive sins and await the day when He will bring about ultimate healing. Help us to trust in You and proclaim the good news of Your gospel.
Jul 6, 2020
#1,062 – Follow Me (Mark 1:16–18)
Followers of Jesus do not always know where they are going, but they do always know who they are with.
Jul 5, 2020
#1,061 – The Urgent Need to Make Disciples (Matthew 28:19)
Father, help us to be faithful to make disciples. Use us to take the gospel where it has never gone so disciples will be made among all nations.
Jul 4, 2020
#1,060 – Open Eyes to Know Christ (Matthew 27:54)
Father, we ask that You open the eyes of those who do not know Christ and who He truly is. May they see Your glory in the face of Christ.
Jul 3, 2020
#1,059 – The Joy of Sharing the Lord's Supper (Matthew 26:26–28)
In a time where many churches have been unable to gather to share the Lord's supper, we ask for help to remember regularly what Christ has accomplished through His cross.
Jul 2, 2020
#1,058 – Hearts for the Least of These (Matthew 25:40)
We delight in Christ's identification with us. Because of His love for us, we ask for grace to care for the least of these.
Jul 1, 2020
#1,057 – Praying for Unreached People Groups (Matthew 24:14)
Jesus has purchased people from every tribe and tongue. Let's pray for the gospel to advance among the unreached.
Jun 30, 2020
#1,056 – Servants of Others (Matthew 23:11)
Humility, The Life of Christ, The Person & Identity of Christ, Value & Authority of the Word, Love, Spiritual Growth, Evangelism & Making Disciples
Jun 29, 2020
#1,055 – Ultimate Allegiance Belongs to God (Matthew 22:21)
Christians are called to honor the government. As we live as submissive citizens in our countries, we know our ultimate allegiance is to You.
Jun 28, 2020
#1,054 – Calling out to God in Faith (Matthew 21:22)
Father, help us to be a people who are on our knees in faith. May we call out to You, trusting in Your providence.
Jun 27, 2020
#1,053 – He Came to Serve Us (Matthew 20:28)
Be in awe of the ways Christ serves us. He came not to be served but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many.
Jun 26, 2020
#1,052 – Coming to the King like a Child (Matthew 19:13–15)
Jesus receives the humble and rejects the proud. We bow before the King of kings and Lord of lords.
Jun 25, 2020
#1,051 – Forgiving as we have been Forgiven (Matthew 18:21–22)
Father, we give thanks for Your perfect patience towards us. May Your church forgive others as we have been forgiven by You.
Jun 24, 2020
#1,050 – Filled with Hope (Matthew 17:1–2)
A day is coming when we will see God as He is. Let's long for the day when Jesus will make all things new.
Jun 23, 2020
#1,049 – Take up Your Cross and Follow Jesus (Matthew 16:24–25)
Lord, we plead for help to turn from sin and deny ourselves. Might each day be marked by taking up our cross and following Christ.
Jun 22, 2020
#1,048 – Praying in Faith (Matthew 15:28)
Father, help us to persevere in prayer. May we call out to you in faith day and night.
Jun 21, 2020
#1,047 – Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus (Matthew 14:28–31)
Let's ask for grace that our eyes will be constantly fixed on Christ.
Jun 20, 2020
#1,046 – The Infinite Value of Christ (Matthew 13:45–46)
We lay our plans and futures before You, O God. May we trust in You and spend our lives for the sake of Jesus receiving all glory and honor forever and ever.
Jun 19, 2020
#1,045 – Watching Our Words (Matthew 12:34–37)
What do your words say about your heart? Lord help the overflow of our hearts to glorify You.
Jun 18, 2020
#1,044 – Come, Lord Jesus (Matthew 11:4–5)
We look forward to Christ coming again. May we live to make the good news of Jesus known till He returns or calls us home.
Jun 17, 2020
#1,043 – Wise as Serpents and Innocent as Doves (Matthew 10:16)
Father, help us to be obedient to Your Word. Let's live not for the applause of men, but for the glory of God.
Jun 16, 2020
#1,042 – Send Out Laborers into the Harvest (Matthew 9:35–38)
May we constantly be on our knees calling out to the Lord of the harvest to raise up laborers for the advancement of the gospel to the ends of the earth.
Jun 15, 2020
#1,041 – He Makes Us Clean (Matthew 8:1–4)
Lord, we rejoice that You change the leper's spots and melt the heart of stone. All glory be to You for drawing near to us and cleansing us from sin. May we make Your cleansing power known.
Jun 14, 2020
#1,040 – Loving the Unreached as Ourselves (Matthew 7:12)
Father, help us to love the unreached as ourselves. Might we be compelled to spend our lives for the sake of the nations being glad.
Jun 13, 2020
#1,039 – Fasting that Honors God (Matthew 6:16–18)
Lord, Your love is better than life. Your Word is better than food and Your presence is our sustenance. May we fast in a way that brings glory to You.
Jun 12, 2020
#1,038 – Love Your Enemies (Matthew 5:43–48)
We realize that in our sin we were enemies with God. We rejoice that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Lord, help us to love our enemies.
Jun 11, 2020
#1,037 – Turn and Trust (Matthew 4:17)
Father, help us from the moment we wake up in the morning to turn from sin and self and trust in You. May we be marked by a posture of repentance.
Jun 10, 2020
#1,036 – Praying for Baptisms (Matthew 3:16–17)
Lord, we ask that You save people all over the world. Might churches be filled with many who are obedient to Christ in believer's baptism.
Jun 9, 2020
#1,035 – They Fell Down and Worshiped Him (Matthew 2:11)
Jesus is Lord and will receive the praise He is due. May our lives be spent for the sake of Jesus being praised.
Jun 8, 2020
#1,034 – The King has Come (Matthew 1:1)
Jesus is not distant from us, but has come to us. He lived the life we could not and died in our place on the cross.
Jun 7, 2020
#1,033 – What the Lord Requires (Micah 6:8)
Lord, help us to do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with You. May we long for the day when Your justice will fully and finally reign.
Jun 6, 2020
#1,032 – Praise the Lord (Psalm 150:6)
Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. The purpose of our lives is to praise Him. Lord, help our lives to be spent for Your glory.
Jun 5, 2020
#1,031 – The Lord Takes Pleasure in His People (Psalm 149:1–5)
If you have trusted in Christ, rest assured that the God of the universe takes pleasure in you.
Jun 4, 2020
#1,030 – He Commanded and They were Created (Psalm 148:5)
This verse puts on display the sovereignty of our God. Lord, keep us from getting to a point where we underestimate Your Word.
Jun 3, 2020
#1,029 – Heal Our Hearts and Bind Our Wounds (Psalm 147:3)
Help us to look to You as the only One who can heal our broken hearts and bind up our wounds.
Jun 2, 2020
#1,028 – Praise the Lord, O My Soul! (Psalm 146:1–2)
Father, may our lives be marked by giving You praise. Help us to live today longing for when we will be with You forever and ever.
Jun 1, 2020
#1,027 – Commending His Works to the Next Generation (Psalm 145:4)
O God, help us to be found faithful in commending Your works and mighty acts to the next generation.
May 31, 2020
#1,026 – Sing a New Song (Psalm 144:9)
Lord, may we ascribe to You the worship that You alone are due.
May 30, 2020
#1,025 – Pondering the Works of His Hands (Psalm 143:5)
Father, we look back and meditate on all You have done and rejoice that You are faithful. Use our lives for the display of Your glory.
May 29, 2020
#1,024 – When My Spirit Faints Within Me (Psalm 142:3)
God, You are our Refuge and Portion in the land of the living. We rejoice that in Your grace, You deal bountifully with us.
May 28, 2020
#1,023 – Surrendering Our Lives for God's Glory (Psalm 141:2)
Our lives belong to You, O God. We want our lives to be living sacrifices, holy and acceptable to You.
May 27, 2020
#1,022 – He Hears Our Pleas for Mercy (Psalm 140:6)
Father, we come to you on behalf of those who have not trusted in Christ for salvation. We plead for you to reconcile sinners for we know You alone can melt hearts of stone.
May 26, 2020
#1,021 – Held in God's Hands (Psalm 139:13–16)
"I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well."
May 25, 2020
#1,020 – Strengthen Our Souls (Psalm 138:3)
Lord, we come to You during these days when we feel weary, tired, and frustrated. We call out to You for strength, knowing that You alone satisfy our souls.
May 24, 2020
#1,019 – Singing the Lord's Song in Uncertainty (Psalm 137:4)
How do we sing the Lord’s song in a foreign land? A prayer for all who are tired and weary amid these difficult days.
May 23, 2020
#1,018 – His Steadfast Love Endures Forever (Psalm 136:1–3)
O God, we pray Your enduring steadfast love over missionaries overseas who have family members dying of COVID-19 back home.
May 22, 2020
#1,017 – Your Name Endures Forever (Psalm 135:13)
In a world full of things that won’t last long (including our health), find rest in the reality that the name, renown, Word, and promises of the Lord endure forever.
May 21, 2020
#1,016 – Living to Glorify God (Psalm 134:1–2)
God, help us to live every single moment, in every single thing we do, cognizant of Your presence with us and longing for Your glory through us.
May 20, 2020
#1,015 – Unity in the Body of Christ (Psalm 133:1)
Amidst so many divisive issues swirling around us, may God give us supernatural unity in the church.
May 19, 2020
#1,014 – Longing to be Together (Psalm 132:6–7)
In the absence of being able to gather together, let's pray for one another. We pray specifically for children's ministries throughout the world who will be unable to meet for an extended period of time.
May 18, 2020
#1,013 – A Calmed and Quieted Soul (Psalm 131)
"But I have calmed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother; like a weaned child is my soul within me."
May 17, 2020
#1,012 – Hope During a Season of Waiting (Psalm 130:5–6)
Lord, we trust that as we are waiting, You are working. Our hope is in Your Word.
May 16, 2020
#1,011 – Praying for Persecuted Brothers and Sisters (Psalm 129:2)
Let's remember Christians throughout the world who are in chains and are persecuted because of their faith in Jesus.
May 15, 2020
#1,010 – Praying for Grandparents and Their Families (Psalm 128)
Lord, we ask for Your sustenance in these days for grandparents and for those caring for them. May they experience your peace that surpasses understanding.
May 14, 2020
#1,009 – Children are a Heritage from the Lord (Psalm 127)
Let's lift up children and spouses for whom home is not a safe place. Father, we ask that You help children to be valued as a heritage from the Lord.
May 13, 2020
#1,008 – The Lord has Done Great Things (Psalm 126:1–3)
O God, we pray today that You would restore jobs that we might make Your praise known in all sectors of society among all the nations.
May 12, 2020
#1,007 – The Lord Surrounds His People (Psalm 125:2)
"As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the Lord surrounds His people, from this time forth and forevermore."
May 11, 2020
#1,006 – Praying for Ahmaud Arbery's Mother (Psalm 124)
O God, we pray today for Your help for Wanda Cooper, and for Your help for us as we do justice and love mercy.
May 10, 2020
#1,005 – A Mother's Day Prayer (Psalm 123:1)
Today we pray for mothers. We also lift up those for whom this day is painful. Lord in each of these cases, we ask that you provide comfort through Your steadfast love.
May 9, 2020
#1,004 – Praying for Unity in the Church (Psalm 122:6–9)
As differing opinions abound during a time of difficult decisions, let's pray for churches to have the unity of God's Spirit in the bond of peace. May churches not be marked by division, but by the gospel of Jesus Christ.
May 8, 2020
#1,003 – Your Help Comes from the Lord (Psalm 121:1–4)
We go to the Lord on behalf of those with special needs and their families. May they trust that their help comes from the Lord, who neither slumbers nor sleeps.
May 7, 2020
#1,002 – Calling out to God in Distress (Psalm 120:1)
Today we pray for couples dealing with the stress of altered marriage plans due to COVID–19. May they call out to the Lord in distress and find comfort in Him.
May 6, 2020
#1,001 – Fighting to Treasure God's Word (Psalm 119:162)
Let's pray for those struggling to feed on God's Word during this time. May God give them grace to rejoice at His Word like one who finds great spoil.
May 5, 2020
#1,000 – A Thousand Episodes of Pray the Word (Psalm 119:147)
Today we celebrate the privilege of praying God's Word together for a thousand episodes. "I rise before dawn and cry for help; I hope in your words."
May 4, 2020
#999 – Praying for Summer Camps (Psalm 119:105)
Today we pray for summer camps that might not be able to meet this summer. We ask that students, ministers, and leaders see that even in the middle of a pandemic, Your Word is a lamp to their feet and a light to their path.
May 3, 2020
#998 – The Comfort of God (Psalm 119:82)
"And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose."
May 2, 2020
#997 – God's Mercy Gives us Life (Psalm 119:77)
Father, we pray for the sick and hurting all over the world during this pandemic.
May 1, 2020
#996 – Praying for Restored Marriages (Psalm 119:50)
"This is my comfort in my affliction, that your promise gives me life."
Apr 30, 2020
#995 – Praying for College Students (Psalm 119:44–45)
Many college students experienced abrupt changes in an already uncertain time of life. Let's ask the Lord to bless them with every spiritual blessing in Christ.
Apr 29, 2020
#994 – Praying for Those who are Mourning (Psalm 119:28)
In a time where families cannot mourn loss as they normally would, Lord we ask that you provide them comfort in You.
Apr 28, 2020
#993 – A Prayer for Healing (Psalm 119:8)
Today we pray for a brother and his family dealing with COVID–19. Lord, do that which only You can do. Help this family to know that because Christ was forsaken, they will never be.
Apr 27, 2020
#992 – Praying for Those Contemplating Suicide (Psalm 118:5)
Today we cry out to God on behalf of those who think they cannot keep going. Lord, we ask that You help them see that Christ came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.
Apr 26, 2020
#991 – Praise the Lord, all Nations! (Psalm 117)
Radical has launched a new initiative called Urgent—our work among the unreached of identifying and coming alongside indigenous believers who are making disciples and multiplying churches in ways that are biblically faithful and practically effective among the hardest to reach peoples and places in the world. We have identified 12 initial countries where we are partnering with brothers and sisters for the sake of God receiving the praise that He is due. Let's pray that God will use Urgent for His glory, that all peoples will extol the Lord.
Apr 25, 2020
#990 – Praying for Prisoners and Correctional Officers (Psalm 116:1)
"I love the Lord, because he has heard my voice and my pleas for mercy."
Apr 24, 2020
#989 – Praying for Secret Church 20 (Psalm 115:1–8)
Father, we come to Your throne asking your blessing upon SC20. May tonight's gathering be used for the spread of your gospel to the ends of the earth.
Apr 23, 2020
#988 – Praying for Struggling Churches (Psalm 114:7–8)
Today we ask God to make a way for churches and pastors who are struggling to survive during COVID–19.
Apr 22, 2020
#987 – Praying for Those in the Adoption Process (Psalm 113:9)
Today we lift up families who are seeking to adopt and the children who are waiting to be adopted. Lord, we ask that You open the door for children to be brought home.
Apr 21, 2020
#986 – Praying for Those Serving Others (Psalm 112)
“Blessed is the man who fears the Lord, who greatly delights in his commandments! . . . He has distributed freely; he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his horn is exalted in honor.”
Apr 20, 2020
#985 – Praying for Farmers and Food Distributors (Psalm 111)
Today, we lift up those who labor and toil to ensure food makes it from the farm to our tables.
Apr 19, 2020
#984 – Praying for Those Impacted by Storms (Psalm 110:4)
Father, we come to you on behalf of our brothers and sisters who have been impacted by recent storms. In a world of constant change and uncertainty, may they find refuge in You, the unchanging One.
Apr 18, 2020
#983 – Praying for Those Suffering in Isolation (Psalm 109:30–31)
"With my mouth I will give great thanks to the Lord; I will praise him in the midst of the throng. For he stands at the right hand of the needy one, to save him from those who condemn his soul to death."
Apr 17, 2020
#982 – Praying for Those Intending to Go (Psalm 108:3)
Today we lift up those who were preparing to go and support the work of the church throughout the world. We ask that you help their zeal for You to increase during this difficult time.
Apr 16, 2020
#981 – Praying for Children in Abusive Homes (Psalm 107:39–42)
Lord, we ask that you bring an end to this evil. You are the One who raises the needy out of affliction. Cause all wickedness to shut its mouth.
Apr 15, 2020
#980 – Praying for People Groups in East Africa (Psalm 106:47)
"Save us, O Lord our God, and gather us from among the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name and glory in your praise."
Apr 14, 2020
#979 – Praying for Mental Health Workers (Psalm 105:4)
Today we pray for mental health workers who are standing in the gap for many people in a variety of ways during this pandemic.
Apr 13, 2020
#978 – Praying for Food Industry Workers (Psalm 104:27–28)
God is our Provider. Today we call out to Him on behalf of those who are tirelessly working to provide food for the world during this pandemic.
Apr 12, 2020
#977 – The Steadfast Love of God (Psalm 103:8–12)
Through Christ, our transgressions are removed as far as the east is from the west. Let's pray that God will draw many to Himself on this Easter Sunday.
Apr 11, 2020
#976 – Praying for Children Who Left the Faith (Psalm 102:1–2)
Father, we lift up those who left the faith. Please save them through the gospel of Your Son. Draw them to Yourself, we pray.
Apr 10, 2020
#975 – Walking with Integrity of Heart (Psalm 101:2–3)
Lord, we are prone to wander. We rejoice that Jesus has paid the penalty for our sins and we ask for grace to wage war on sin. Rather than setting our eyes on what is worthless, help us to turn our eyes upon Jesus.
Apr 9, 2020
#974 – Praying for Military Families (Psalm 100)
Let us pray for military families during these complex times. Lord, comfort them all in the glorious truth that those who are in Christ are the sheep of Your pasture.
Apr 8, 2020
#973 – Praying for Marriages (Psalm 99:6)
During this stressful time we pray for all husbands and wives. We ask the Lord for grace, that they will grow in affection for Him and for one another.
Apr 7, 2020
#972 – Praying for Missionaries (Psalm 98:2)
We ask that the Lord will open doors for missionaries to be able to get back to the front lines among the unreached. Father, cause Your salvation to be known among those who have not testified to the goodness of Your Son.
Apr 6, 2020
#971 – Praying for Joy in Isolation (Psalm 97:12)
Let's pray for single brothers and sisters during this time of quarantine. Amid many hours alone, may all these brothers and sisters know that the Lord is with them, for their good and for His glory.
Apr 5, 2020
#970 – Praying for Refugees (Psalm 96:3)
Today we pray specifically for refugees. Lord we ask that You comfort them and fill them with the hope of the resurrection. Cause Your gospel to go forth among refugees throughout the world.
Apr 4, 2020
#969 – Praying for Those with Special Needs (Psalm 95:6–7)
Today we ask the Lord to supply grace upon grace for those with special needs and their families. We also pray for those who serve the special needs community.
Apr 3, 2020
#968 – The Rock of Our Refuge (Psalm 94:22)
Lord, we ask that You provide opportunities for gospel conversations during this time. Father, cause many to come to faith in You as the Rock of their Refuge.
Apr 2, 2020
#967 – The Lord on High is Mighty (Psalm 93:3–4)
Today we pray for those who are preparing to have babies during this pandemic. We cry out to the God who is sovereign over all.
Apr 1, 2020
#966 – Praying for the Elderly During COVID–19 (Psalm 92:12–15)
Let's go to the Lord on behalf of senior saints in nursing homes and senior living facilities. Father, help these brothers and sisters to bear fuit even in difficult circumstances.
Mar 31, 2020
#965 – Our Refuge, Fortress, and Redeemer (Psalm 91)
Father, we rejoice that even in the middle of a pandemic, You are redeeming sinners. Help us to proclaim Your gospel that many more will trust in You.
Mar 30, 2020
#964 – Praying for God's Work Among the Unreached (Psalm 90:17)
Lord, establish Your church to thrive in an impoverished village even during a pandemic. We pray for those laboring and toiling for the advancement of the gospel in such a difficult context.
Mar 29, 2020
#963 – Jesus Delivers us from Death (Psalm 89:48)
Pray for someone in your life who does not know Jesus. Let's ask God to save them. Deliverance from ultimate death only comes through the finished work of Christ. May we share the good news of the gospel with them.
Mar 28, 2020
#962 – Calling Out to God Day and Night (Psalm 88:1)
Let's pray for those police officers, healthcare workers, government officials, and first responders who are working day and night. When we are weak, You are strong.
Mar 27, 2020
#961 – The Joy and Peace of God's Presence (Psalm 87:7)
Today, we pray for those who feel anxious and alone. Lord, help them to find comfort and rest in You. May Your church find ways to minister to those who are struggling during this time.
Mar 26, 2020
#960 – Calling Upon God for Grace (Psalm 86:5)
Lord, we pray for protection for healthcare workers during this pandemic. We ask in these tragic times, that You will cause multitudes to turn to You for salvation.
Mar 25, 2020
#959 – God's Character and Care for His Saints (Psalm 85:10)
"Steadfast love and faithfulness meet; righteousness and peace kiss each other."
Mar 24, 2020
#958 – Valleys Into Springs (Psalm 84:6)
God brings water to dry places. He makes valleys places of springs. And we pray that, in the midst of suffering and sickness, He would make these days fruitful.
Mar 23, 2020
#957 – Do Not Be Still, O God! (Psalm 83:1)
God, we need your peace in the middle of the unkown. Help us to turn to Your Word in dependence on You, for You are our only hope.
Mar 22, 2020
#956 – Praying for the Weak, Afflicted, and Destitute (Psalm 82:3–4)
As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc throughout the world, let's call out to our gracious God who is indeed the Rescuer of the weak and needy.
Mar 21, 2020
#955 – Bought with a Price (1 Corinthians 6:19–20)
We belong to God. Jesus gave His life so we will be united with Christ forever. May we glorify Him with our bodies.
Mar 20, 2020
#954 – Flee Sexual Immorality (1 Corinthians 6:18)
We are desensitized to sexual sin. We must not flirt with sexual immorality but flee from it. Father, help us to say no sin and cling to the Savior.
Mar 19, 2020
#953 – Fighting Against Sexual Immorality (1 Corinthians 6:13)
We need God's grace to see that His commands are for our good. "The body is not meant for sexual immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body."
Mar 18, 2020
#952 – A Simple Principle (1 Corinthians 6:12)
Lord help us to live according to Your Word. May we be a people who value what is profitable over what is permissible.
Mar 17, 2020
#951 – Washed, Sanctified, and Justified (1 Corinthians 6:11)
We have been washed, sanctified, and justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.
Mar 16, 2020
#950 – Do not be Deceived (1 Corinthians 6:9-10)
We must be careful not to celebrate sin but to grieve over its reality. May we boldly proclaim Christ, realizing that eternity is at stake.
Mar 15, 2020
#949 – Pursuing Reconciliation in the Church (1 Corinthians 6:1)
God give us wisdom to find reconciliation in the church. May we be a picture of unity to the watching world around us.
Mar 14, 2020
#948 – The Church Built According to God's Word (1 Corinthians 5:13)
Church discipline is not natural to us. Let us ask God for grace that we will play our part in His church being built according to His Word.
Mar 13, 2020
#947 – Confronting Sin in the Church (1 Corinthians 5:9–11)
We must be careful not to be selective in our gracious confrontation of sin in the church. Lord, help us to love our brothers and sisters well according to Your Word.
Mar 12, 2020
#946 – Christ Our Passover Lamb (1 Corinthians 5:7)
Church discipline is important because it shows the sacrifice of Christ to be supremely precious in the church. May we live in the freedom that Christ has purchased for us.
Mar 11, 2020
#945 – Taking Sin Seriously (1 Corinthians 5:6)
Father, we need help to flee from sin. Help us to see sin for what it really is, wage war on it, and run into Your kind arms.
Mar 10, 2020
#944 – Praying for Restoration in the Church (1 Corinthians 5:4–5)
Lord, we ask that You would use church discipline to bring people to repentance.
Mar 9, 2020
#943 – God's Word on Church Discipline (1 Corinthians 5:2)
Tolerating unrepentant sin in the church is arrogance. Let's ask God to help us to do the hard and necessary work when it comes to church discipline.
Mar 8, 2020
#942 – Dealing with Sin in the Church (1 Corinthians 5:1)
God holds the church responsible for the holiness of its members. We need God's grace to reform our understanding of the church and our role in it. May he keep us from only looking out for our own interests.
Mar 7, 2020
#941 – A Realization of the Kingdom (1 Corinthians 4:20)
"For the kingdom of God does not exist in talk but in power."
Mar 6, 2020
#940 – A Life Worthy of Imitation (1 Corinthians 4:16)
Others should be able to imitate our lives and by imitating us, experience lives that cling to Christ. Lord, help us to live in a way that can be imitated by others for the glory of Christ.
Mar 5, 2020
#939 – Praying for Discipleship (1 Corinthians 4:15)
Don't you want to lead others to Christ and help others to follow Him? Let's ask God to help us be spiritual parents in the lives of others.
Mar 4, 2020
#938 – A Recipe for Humility (1 Corinthians 4:7)
Lord, everything that is good is from You. Nothing good in us is from us. We ask that you rid us of pride, that we may humbly cling to You.
Mar 3, 2020
#937 – The Purposes of Our Hearts Matter (1 Corinthians 4:5)
Let's ask God to purify the purposes of our hearts. Lord, make us pure and holy in our hearts and desires that You might be glorified.
Mar 2, 2020
#936 – Jesus is Our Judge (1 Corinthians 4:3)
We don't live for the approval of others or for the approval of self. We live for the approval of our Judge—His name is Jesus.
Mar 1, 2020
#935 – Success as Servants and Stewards (1 Corinthians 4:1–2)
"This is how one should regard us, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. Moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found faithful."
Feb 29, 2020
#934 – Do Not Boast in Men (1 Corinthians 3:21–23)
May God give us grace to boast in Him. We need not acceptance, approval, or applause from the world because we are accepted by God in Christ.
Feb 28, 2020
#933 – The Church as God's Temple (1 Corinthians 3:16)
Lord we pray that You will give us a high view of Your church as Your temple.
Feb 27, 2020
#932 – Building Up The Church (1 Corinthians 3:12–13)
Are we exalting God by doing church according to His Word and not our ways? We need Your grace to be faithful servants.
Feb 26, 2020
#931 – The Church's One Foundation (1 Corinthians 3:10–11)
We do not have the option of building Christ's church however we want. Lord help us to play our part in the building of Your church according to Your Word.
Feb 25, 2020
#930 – Praying for Churches and Leaders (1 Corinthians 3:9)
May local churches be fields that are flourishing for Your glory. buildings constructed in every way according to Your Word for the display of Your glory. Make us to be what You desire for the spread of Your glory in the world.
Feb 24, 2020
#929 – God Gives the Growth (1 Corinthians 3:6–7)
Lord, we ask that You give us humility to labor, plant, and water for the sake of Your glory.
Feb 23, 2020
#928 – Continually Growing (1 Corinthians 3:1–3)
We want to grow more and more in our knowledge of and dependence on God's Word. Lord, please keep us from apathy and coasting through the Christian life. Give us grace to trust You more.
Feb 22, 2020
#927 – The Mind of Christ (1 Corinthians 2:16)
The revolutionary truth of Christianity is that Jesus died for us that He might live in us. Our lives are now in union with Him, and we have been given the mind of Christ.
Feb 21, 2020
#926 – Desperate Dependence on God's Spirit (1 Corinthians 2:13)
We must be desperate for the Spirit of God, not dependent upon ourselves, but on Him who is able.
Feb 20, 2020
#925 – We Have God's Spirit (1 Corinthians 2:10–12)
"Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might understand the things freely given us by God."
Feb 19, 2020
#924 – The Greatness of God's Wisdom (1 Corinthians 2:9)
Lord help us to live according to Your ways. We want the high life, not according to the world, but according to Your Word
Feb 18, 2020
#923 – Live According to God's Wisdom (1 Corinthians 2:7–8)
We are faced with a question when we wake up each morning: will we live according to the wisdom of the world or according to the wisdom of God?
Feb 17, 2020
#922 – Proclaiming Christ (1 Corinthians 2:4-5)
"My speech and my message were not in plausible words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, so that your faith might not rest in the wisdom of men but in the power of God."
Feb 16, 2020
#921 – Weak and Fearful (1 Corinthians 2:3)
We confess that we are weak and fearful. We need God's supernatural grace to help us to be bold in proclaiming the good news of the gospel.
Feb 15, 2020
#920 – Boast in the Lord (1 Corinthians 1:30–31)
The only way we can stand before God is by boasting in what Christ has done in His death and resurrection.
Feb 14, 2020
#919 – The Greatest News in the World (1 Corinthians 1:22–24)
"For Jews demand signs and Greeks seek wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles, but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God."
Feb 13, 2020
#918 – The Power of the Gospel (1 Corinthians 1:17)
It is freeing to know that we can share the good news of the gospel in confidence, knowing that He uses His gospel to bring people to Himself from every tribe and tongue.
Feb 12, 2020
#917 – Praying for Unity in Christ's Church (1 Corinthians 1:10)
May we be kept from trying to be united by traditions, teachers, or anything else when the only one who can truly unite us is Jesus Christ.
Feb 11, 2020
#916 – He is Faithful (1 Corinthians 1:9)
Lord, help us to live our lives abiding in You, the Faithful One.
Feb 10, 2020
#915 – Sustained Until the End (1 Corinthians 1:8)
Christians should take great comfort in a Savior that promises to cause His saints to persevere until the end.
Feb 9, 2020
#914 – Called as Saints in Christ Jesus (1 Corinthians 1:1–2)
Lord we give You thanks for calling us to Yourself. Please continue to make us more like Christ. Sanctify us by Your grace today.
Feb 8, 2020
#913 – Wonderfully Made (Psalm 139:14)
You have been knitted together by the God of the universe. Take comfort in this and humbly worship Him.
Feb 7, 2020
#912 – The Exaltation of God's Word (Psalm 138:2)
Do you revere God's Word in a way that leads to worship and adoration of Him? May we live in a way that exalts His Word.
Feb 6, 2020
#911 – Living with an Eternal Perspective (Psalm 137:6)
Lord, help us to live today and every day realizing that our citizenship is in heaven.
Feb 5, 2020
#910 – His Love Endures Forever (Psalm 136:1–2)
In a world of unknowns, we have an absolute certainty. The Love of God for us will never ever end.
Feb 4, 2020
#909 – Bless the Lord (Psalm 135:21)
In response to God's blessing of us, we ascribe honor, glory, and praise to Him.
Feb 3, 2020
#908 – The Lord's Blessing (Psalm 134:3)
"May the Lord bless you from Zion, He who made heaven and earth!"
Feb 2, 2020
#907 – Unity in Christ (Psalm 133:1)
May local churches come together in light of the good news of Jesus Christ. Lord help churches to be filled with unity around the gospel.
Feb 1, 2020
#906 – Clothed in His Righteousness (Psalm 132:9)
By God's grace through the finished work of Jesus, we are clothed in the righteousness of Christ.v
Jan 31, 2020
#905 – Hope in God (Psalm 131)
Lord help our souls to be calmed and quieted as we hope in You, knowing that in You we find rest for our souls.
Jan 30, 2020
#904 – Waiting in Dependence on Your Word (Psalm 130:5–6)
Lord as we wait for the day when you call us home, help us to trust in You. May we rest confidently knowing a day is coming when you wipe away every tear from our eyes.
Jan 29, 2020
#903 – The Righteousness of God (Psalm 129:4)
Though we deserve eternal destruction, through Jesus Christ dying on the cross we are covered by His righteousness for all eternity.
Jan 28, 2020
#902 – An Eternal Family (Psalm 128:6)
When we fear God, we find ourselves as a part of a family that transcends this world.
Jan 27, 2020
#901 – Praying for Children (Psalm 127:4)
"Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one's youth."
Jan 26, 2020
#900 – Revive Us Again (Psalm 126:4)
Lord, we pray for revival. Restore us to a closeness with You that only comes through repentance for our good and Your glory.
Jan 25, 2020
#899 – The Lord Surrounds His People (Psalm 125:2)
"As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the Lord surrounds His people, from this time forth and forevermore."
Jan 24, 2020
#898 – The Lord is on Our Side (Psalm 124:2–3)
If God is for us, who can stand against us? In our gracious God we have a perfect defender, provider, and protector.
Jan 23, 2020
#897 – Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus (Psalm 123:1)
Lord, amid whatever is going on in our lives may we look to You, knowing our help comes from the Lord.
Jan 22, 2020
#896 – Safe and Secure in Jesus (Psalm 122:6–7)
Because of Christ, even death cannot breach the security we have in Him.
Jan 21, 2020
#895 – He Does not Sleep nor Slumber (Psalm 121:3–4)
We require sleep every single day of our lives, but the One who sustains us does not. We will go to sleep tonight, but God does not sleep or slumber.
Jan 20, 2020
#894 – Our Help in Distress (Psalm 120:1)
"In my distress I called to the Lord, and he answered me."
Jan 19, 2020
#893 – Walking in His Word (Psalm 119:1)
May we know God's Word and allow it to direct every area of our lives.
Jan 18, 2020
#892 – Let Us Rejoice and Be Glad (Psalm 118:24)
It infuses meaning into today to know that God has made the day and has a purpose for it. This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.
Jan 17, 2020
#891 – A Constant Call (Psalm 117:1)
Churches exist to see God praised and extoled among all nations. Global mission is not a program in the church, but the purpose for which we have breath.
Jan 16, 2020
#890 – Though We Die, Yet We Shall Live (Psalm 116:15)
Through the gospel, God has taken death and turned it into the best thing that can happen to us. To live is Christ and to die is gain.
Jan 15, 2020
#889 – To God be the Glory (Psalm 115:1)
Lord, may You become greater and may we become less. For the sake of Your steadfast love and faithfulness, may You receive all glory.
Jan 14, 2020
#888 – Tremble at His Presence (Psalm 114:7–8)
The God who provided in the Old Testament is the God who is committed to providing for you today. Does this compel you to tremble in awe before Him?
Jan 13, 2020
#887 – Praying for Those Who Long for Children (Psalm 113:9)
"He gives the barren woman a home, making her the joyous mother of children. Praise the Lord!"
Jan 12, 2020
#886 – How Firm a Foundation (Psalm 112:7)
Don't you want a life that rests on a sure foundation? This is what is afforded to us through the good news of Christ. Lord help us to trust in You.
Jan 11, 2020
#885 – Delighting in the Works of the Lord (Psalm 111:2)
We praise God for His works in the past, the way He is working right now, and for what He will do in the future. Great are the works of the Lord. May we delight in Him.
Jan 10, 2020
#884 – The Lord Will Not Change His Mind (Psalm 110:4)
You can rest in the Word of God and all His promises. You can put all of your trust in Him and know you will not be put to shame.
Jan 9, 2020
#883 – Deal on My Behalf for Your Name's Sake (Psalm 109:21)
Lord help our prayers to consist of petitions asking for Your grace, receiving Your grace, and all of this taking place for Your glory.
Jan 8, 2020
#882 – Let Your Glory Fill the Earth (Psalm 108:5)
Does the glory of God drive your prayer life? May our lives be marked by longing for God to be exalted and His glory to fill the earth.
Jan 7, 2020
#881 – His Steadfast Love Endures Forever (Psalm 107:1)
In a world of fleeting love and heartbreak, we can rest assured that God's love for us is steadfast and endures forever.
Jan 6, 2020
#880 – Responding to God's Word in Worship (Psalm 106:12)
Corporate worship is a rhythm of revelation and response. We gather, hear God's Word, and respond in adoration of Him.
Jan 5, 2020
#879 – Giving Thanks and Making Christ Known (Psalm 105:1)
Lord help us to see that making Your deeds known among the peoples is as fundamental as giving You thanks and calling upon Your name.
Jan 4, 2020
#878 – All Creatures of Our God and King (Psalm 104:24)
The vastness of God's creative power should compel us to worship Him.
Jan 3, 2020
#877 – Dealt with According to Christ's Righteousness (Psalm 103:10–12)
For all who are in Christ, God deals with us not according to our sins, but according to the righteousness of Jesus. He has paid the penalty for sinners to bring them back to God.
Jan 2, 2020
#876 – A Godly Audacity (Psalm 102:2)
God has promised that He is with His people, even in the middle of our distress. May we call out to God boldly, knowing that He is for our good and His glory.
Jan 1, 2020
#875 – Walking with Integrity of Heart (Psalm 101:2)
Let's pray that, by God's grace in the power of His Spirit, our lives, both public and private, will be marked by walking with integrity of heart.
Dec 31, 2019
#874 – Flee Temptation and Pursue Christ (1 Timothy 6:11)
Lord help us to say no to sin and to pursue Christ. May we be marked by a pursuit of righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, and gentleness.
Dec 30, 2019
#873 – Praying for the Local Church (1 Timothy 5:1–2)
The church is united by Christ. We are a family. Prioritize praying for the local church which you are a part of.
Dec 29, 2019
#872 – Training in Godliness (1 Timothy 4:7–8)
Bodily training is of some value, but training in godliness is infinitely valuable for today and for all eternity. O Lord may we continually long to grow in our dependence on You.
Dec 28, 2019
#871 – Praying for Pastors (1 Timothy 3:1)
Paul tells Timothy that there are qualifications to be a pastor. Let's pray that these characteristics will be true of our pastors in Christ's church.
Dec 27, 2019
#870 – Praying for Leaders (1 Timothy 2:1–2)
We are commanded in God's Word to pray for those in authority. Lord, help us to obey in this way.
Dec 26, 2019
#869 – Perfect Patience (1 Timothy 1:16)
Let's praise God for His patience towards us. Each of our lives display a picture of God's perfect patience.
Dec 25, 2019
#868 – God with Us, Forever (Revelation 22:1–5)
On this Christmas Day, let's long for the day when we will rule and reign with our God forever. Come, Lord Jesus, come quickly.
Dec 24, 2019
#867 – Love on Display (1 John 4:14)
We have seen and testify that the Father has sent His Son to be the Savior of the world. May God use our lives to make known the greatest news there is.
Dec 23, 2019
#866 – He Has Spoken to Us by His Son (Hebrews 1:1–4)
We celebrate all that Christ accomplished in His first coming and look forward to the day when the One who is seated at the right hand of the Father comes again to bring His church into the presence of God for all eternity.
Dec 22, 2019
#865 – From Bitterness to Blessing (Ruth 4:14)
You may feel at times like Naomi did in Ruth 1–bitter, barren, hurt, despairing, and hopeless. But if you are trusting in Jesus, you can persevere with hope because a day is coming when death and sorrow will be no more.
Dec 21, 2019
#864 – His Mercies Never End (Lamentations 3:19–24)
God's mercies for you are new every morning. His steadfast love for you never ceases. He is faithful, and even in the midst of tragedy we can hope in Him.
Dec 20, 2019
#863 – The Spirit Shall Rest on Him (Isaiah 11:1–2)
Through the work of Christ, the Spirit that rested on Him is given to us by His grace through faith in Him.
Dec 19, 2019
#862 – The Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6)
Jesus has made peace with God on our behalf. In Christ, we will experience peace, joy, justice and righteousness forever.
Dec 18, 2019
#861 – Everlasting Father (Isaiah 9:6)
The Son who came to save us cares for us with the perfect eternal affection of an Everlasting Father.
Dec 17, 2019
#860 – Mighty God (Isaiah 9:6)
The child who we celebrate at Christmas is the Mighty God who has come to us. Jesus identified with us in every way yet was without sin and has saved us through His finished work in the cross and resurrection.
Dec 16, 2019
#859 – Wonderful Counselor (Isaiah 9:6)
In Jesus we have a perfect and reliable counselor. Jesus leads us according to that which is good and right.
Dec 15, 2019
#858 – Redeemed by God (Ruth 3:9)
God sent Jesus to redeem us by dying on the cross in our place. Christian, take comfort that you have been bought by God. We are made righteous in Christ and will experience eternal joy with Him.
Dec 14, 2019
#857 – A Desire Fulfilled (Proverbs 13:12)
This proverb is a picture of the advent season. After much waiting and anticipation, we rejoice that the hope of God has come!
Dec 13, 2019
#856 – He Came to Set Us Free (Psalm 102:18–22)
We were in bondage to sin, but Christ graciously came to set us free from sin's penalty. He promises that we are being freed from sin's power and will one day be free even from sin's presence.
Dec 12, 2019
#855 – Longing for His Justice (Psalm 98:7–9)
We have been saved through the satisfaction of God's justice at the cross. Through the work of Christ, the Just has justified us. Now, we long for and rejoice in God's justice, that He will come again and make all things new.
Dec 11, 2019
#854 – The God Who Remembers (Psalm 74:1–3)
God's people are right to call upon Him to keep His promises. How much more should we pray this way today since we have seen God's promised redemption fulfilled through the death and resurrection of Christ?
Dec 10, 2019
#853 – A Sufficient Sacrifice (Psalm 40:6–10)
Only Jesus is qualified to bear the weight of our sin as a substitute. Through His perfect sacrifice on the cross we are welcomed into the presence of God.
Dec 9, 2019
#852 – Kiss the Son (Psalm 2:10–12)
Have you bowed the knee to King Jesus? Have you taken refuge under His rule? Believe in Him and find refuge.
Dec 8, 2019
#851 – Find Refuge Under His Wings (Ruth 2:12)
Those who trust in Christ for salvation find refuge under God's wings. There is no need for anxiety or fear under the wings of the God of the universe.
Dec 7, 2019
#850 – Breaking the Cycle of Sin (Judges 2:11–15)
All we like sheep have gone astray. We are all in bondage to sin, but God sent Jesus to break the cycle of sin. Through His perfect life, death, and resurrection we are forgiven of our sins and regarded as righteous in His sight.
Dec 6, 2019
#849 – I Will Put My Words in His Mouth (Deuteronomy 18:18)
This passage tells us how Jesus would come as the Perfect Prophet and how God would speak to us by His Son. May the Lord help us to take Him at His Word and cling to Him.
Dec 5, 2019
#848 – Look and Live (Numbers 21:4–9)
All the way back in the book of Numbers we find the anticipation of Jesus being lifted up on a cross to pay the penalty for our sins. We find life by looking to Him in faith.
Dec 4, 2019
#847 – The Privilege of His Presence (Exodus 40:34–38)
We have the Holy Spirit of God, the glory of God, dwelling in us right now. He's leading us, guiding us, and transforming us into the image of Christ.
Dec 3, 2019
#846 – Looking and Living for Our Future Reward (Genesis 47:29–31)
May we lift our eyes from this world and all that it offers and look to the promises of God, for He has called us to another world, a heavenly country, a new heaven and a new earth.
Dec 2, 2019
#845 – Walking by Faith (Genesis 12:1–3)
As Abraham walked by faith and not by sight, may the same be said of us. May we cling to the cross of Christ for all of our days.
Dec 1, 2019
#844 – Hope for the Hopeless (Ruth 1:22)
Our God has a track record of taking the darkest days and shining light in the brightest ways. In Him we have a hope that will not put us to shame.
Nov 30, 2019
#843 – The Urgency of Eternity (Revelation 20:15)
Every person will one day enter into everlasting life or eternal torment. May we urgently proclaim the gospel while we still can.
Nov 29, 2019
#842 – Glorified with Christ Forever (Revelation 19:7)
A day is coming where our union with Christ will be made perfect. There will be no more sorrow, suffering, or sickness. Lord, help us to long for this day.
Nov 28, 2019
#841 – Every Tribe, Language, People and Nation (Revelation 5:9)
God's goal is for every tribe, language, people, and nation to praise Him. Is this our goal? Lord, may it be so.
Nov 27, 2019
#840 – Prayerlessness is Pride (Revelation 3:17)
When we do not pray, we show that we believe we are self sufficient. God help us to see that apart from You we can do nothing.
Nov 26, 2019
#839 – Patient Endurance (Revelation 1:9)
The Christian life is one of patient endurance. Moment by moment and day by day, may we trust in Jesus even amid trials and tribulations.
Nov 25, 2019
#838 – Because He First Loved Us (1 John 4:19)
Out of the overflow of love we have received from God in Christ, may we love the Lord, His church, and all of those around us and throughout the world.
Nov 24, 2019
#837 – Heed Instruction from God's Word (Proverbs 10:17)
If you do not heed instruction from God's Word, not only will you be led astray, but you will lead others on a path to death.
Nov 23, 2019
#836 – Faithful to Forgive (1 John 1:9)
May the confession of sin be an ongoing part of our relationship with God and in this we will experience forgiveness and cleansing according to His faithfulness.
Nov 22, 2019
#835 – He is Patient (2 Peter 3:9)
Lord we pray that you will bring many to repentance, that they may know You and realize Your patience and kindness to sinners.
Nov 21, 2019
#834 – He Cares for You (1 Peter 5:7)
How are we to deal with anxiety? We are to look to God, cast our anxieties on Him, and know that He cares for us.
Nov 20, 2019
#833 – Unhindered Prayers (1 Peter 3:7)
Our relationships with others affect our relationship with God. Lord, help husbands to love their wives as Christ loved the church. Help all of us to care for others around us the way you have called us to do so.
Nov 19, 2019
#832 – Called to Proclaim His Excellencies (1 Peter 2:9)
By God's grace, we belong to Him. We have been brought out of darkness into His marvelous light. May we be faithful to proclaim His excellencies.
Nov 18, 2019
#831 – Made Complete and Equipped by His Word (2 Timothy 3:16)
The One who knows what is best for us has given us His Word. It is profitable for teaching, reproof, correction, and training in righteousness that we may be complete, equipped for every good work.
Nov 17, 2019
#830 – Fighting Against Folly (Proverbs 9:13)
Folly is loud and seductive, yet it knows nothing. Lord help us to see through foolishness. May we turn to Your Word and live out of the overflow of Your wisdom.
Nov 16, 2019
#829 – No Reason to Fear (2 Timothy 1:7)
What causes you to be anxious? What causes you to worry or be filled with fear? See that God has not given you a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and self-control. Lord deliver us from anxiety and worry.
Nov 15, 2019
#828 – Prayer and Spiritual Warfare (1 Timothy 4:1)
There is a spiritual battle going on around us at this very moment. God has given us prayer as weapon to fight the good fight of faith.
Nov 14, 2019
#827 – Praying for all People (1 Timothy 2:1–4)
This passage exhorts us to pray for everyone. May we as followers of Christ be faithful to pray for leaders and those in high places and also pray for those in low places all over the world.
Nov 13, 2019
#826 – Discipline that is Fruitful (Hebrews 12:11)
Lord we ask for Your loving, compassionate, and wise discipline in our lives. Train us with your discipline to run from sin and to trust in You.
Nov 12, 2019
#825 – Living by Faith (Hebrews 11:1)
God has not called us to a blind leap into the dark, but to bank our lives on the One who is dependable and faithful.
Nov 11, 2019
#824 – A Sacrifice for all Time (Hebrews 10:12)
Jesus Christ came and made purification for sins, the sacrifice to end all sacrifices to bring sinners back to God. He rose from the grave in victory and is seated at the right hand of God.
Nov 10, 2019
#823 – A Prayer for Wisdom (Proverbs 8:10–11)
Lord, we ask for a right view of wisdom compared to everything this world offers. May we long for wisdom according to Your Word.
Nov 9, 2019
#822 – Remembering Sin No More (Hebrews 8:12)
Let us not beat ourselves up for that which God remembers no more. When Satan tempts you to despair and tells you of the guilt within, look up and see Him there who made an end of all your sin.
Nov 8, 2019
#821 – A Better Hope (Hebrews 7:18–19)
Jesus, the perfect High Priest has come and laid down His life as a substitute. He has paid for our sins and conquered the grave. All who trust in Jesus can draw near to God.
Nov 7, 2019
#820 – Growing up in Christ (Hebrews 6:1)
Are you stuck in a rut in the Christian life? God has called us to continue growing in Christ. There is no room for complacency in the life of the Christian
Nov 6, 2019
#819 – Sharper than any Two-Edged Sword (Hebrews 4:12)
Even right now, God's Word is living and active. It is sharper than any two edged sword. His Word penetrates the depths of our being and transforms us from the inside out.
Nov 5, 2019
#818 – Victory Over Temptation (Hebrews 2:18)
The One who was tempted in every way yet did not give into sin, lives in you. There is no temptation that you cannot overcome in Christ. Through Jesus, we are no longer under sin's bondage.
Nov 4, 2019
#817 – Standing Firm in Jesus (Philippians 4:1)
Do we long for our brothers and sisters in the church to stand firm in Jesus? May it bring us joy to see our fellow followers of Jesus standing firm in Him.
Nov 3, 2019
#816 – A Warning Against Adultery (Proverbs 7:27)
Lord, help us all to flee sexual immorality. Give us grace to flee all sexual thoughts, desires, and activities outside of marriage between a man and woman.
Nov 2, 2019
#815 – Being Prompted to Pray for Others (Philippians 1:3–4)
Let Philippians 1:3–4 prompt you to pray continually for those who are around you.
Nov 1, 2019
#814 – Imitators of God (Ephesians 5:1)
We are called to imitate God as His children. O Lord, may we be a walking reflection of You out of the overflow of being Your beloved children.
Oct 31, 2019
#813 – Speaking the Truth in Love (Ephesians 4:15–16)
May we not be those who speak about others, but may we speak the truth in love. This is God's design for the church in Christ.
Oct 30, 2019
#812 – He Himself is Our Peace (Ephesians 2:14)
Jesus has broken down the dividing wall of hostility. Let's pray for unity in the church and for the spread of the gospel where Christ has not yet been praised.
Oct 29, 2019
#811 – The Character of Christ in Us (Colossians 3:12–15)
Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.
Oct 28, 2019
#810 – Courage-Giving Fellowship (Acts 28:15)
You are not alone. Let's thank God for saving us into a family. Take courage from fellowshiping with others in Christ and look for opportunities to give courage to others.
Oct 27, 2019
#809 – Created to Work (Proverbs 6:6–11)
God has made us to labor for His glory. Lord, deliver us from both idleness and the idolatry of work. In everything we do, may we glorify You.
Oct 26, 2019
#808 –The Preeminence of Christ (Colossians 1:16)
For by Him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities–all things were created through Him and for Him.
Oct 25, 2019
#807 – A Calling for all of Us (Acts 26:18)
Lord help us to play our role in You opening the eyes of the lost and bringing them out of darkness into the light.
Oct 24, 2019
#806 – A Clear Conscience (Acts 24:16)
Do you long to have a clear conscience before God and others? Pray for God's help that you may have the integrity Paul displays in Acts 24.
Oct 23, 2019
#805 – Praying for the Persecuted (Acts 22:22)
We have brothers and sisters all throughout the world who are suffering for following Jesus. As we pray for their boldness and continual dependence on Christ, let us also pray that we will be bold in sharing the good news of Jesus.
Oct 22, 2019
#804 – A Responsibility to Proclaim God's Word (Acts 20:26–27)
May God give us grace to not stay silent. Let's be faithful to humbly proclaim the whole counsel of God's Word.
Oct 21, 2019
#803 – Taking the Gospel to the Unreached (Romans 15:23–24)
Just as Paul wrote to the church at Rome, even now God is calling people to take the gospel where Christ has not yet been praised. Let's pray for this: that God will send laborers into the harvest.
Oct 20, 2019
#802 – Praying for Contentment (Proverbs 5:15)
Lord keep us from looking to other cisterns to satisfy us. We pray that you will help us to be faithful, even in the face of temptation.
Oct 19, 2019
#801 – We Belong to the Lord (Romans 14:8)
Whether we live or whether we die, our focus is to be on how we can glorify Christ.
Oct 18, 2019
#800 – Lay Your Life Down Before Him (Romans 12:1–2)
Lord help us not to be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of our minds. In light of your mercy, may we worship you.
Oct 17, 2019
#799 – Selfless Love for the Lost (Romans 9:1–3)
Paul longs, with extraordinary love, for others to know Christ. In light of the cross of Jesus, we must be filled with compassionate resolve for others to hear the gospel and trust in Christ.
Oct 16, 2019
#798 – Led by God's Spirit as Sons (Romans 8:14)
For we have not received a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, "Abba! Father!"
Oct 15, 2019
#797 – Hope Does Not Put Us to Shame (Romans 5:3–5)
Even in the midst of pain and suffering, we see God refining us. We are called to endure knowing that our hope in Christ will not put us to shame.
Oct 14, 2019
#796 – Standing on the Promises of God (Romans 4:20–21)
Abraham took God at His Word. May we do the same and trust that all the promises of God have reached their yes and amen in Christ. Lord, help our unbelief.
Oct 13, 2019
#795 – A Disciplined Pursuit of God (Proverbs 5:23)
Growth in spiritual disciplines will not happen accidentally. Let's ask God to help us not to be led into folly, but to carry out our lives in disciplined pursuit of Him.
Oct 12, 2019
#794 – Under Obligation to Share the Gospel (Romans 1:14–15)
We have been given a glorious privilege to proclaim the good news of Jesus to a lost and dying world around us. God, please use us today to serve our joyful obligation to proclaim Christ and Him crucified.