A Prayer for the New Year

A Prayer for the New Year

By Mario Diaz From: https://concernedwomen.org/for-america-day-113-a-prayer-for-the-new-year/ How beautiful are the feetOf those who bring good news,Who proclaim peace, good tidings,And the salvation of the Lord. May our gaze turn to them;May our ears hear the sweet soundOf the proclamation of Your WordIn this new year. Lord of the harvest,Send us laborersFor we[Read More…]

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Keeping Pace

2 Peter 3:9 (NIV):  “The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.” I don’t run anymore. I used to run… a lot. When I was active duty in[Read More…]

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1 Peter 3:15-16

But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ[Read More…]

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1 Corinthians 13:4-8

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes,[Read More…]

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Love

James 1:12 (NIV):  “Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.” It is easy for me to love people in my life that are lovable. If you[Read More…]

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Isaiah 9:6

For to us a child is born,    to us a son is given,    and the government will be on his shoulders.And he will be called    Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,    Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

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Prayer: Divisions

Lord God, we have so many divisions in our nation. You know them. The biggest division is between those who know and follow you, and those who do not. May we who know and follow you reach out to those who don’t with love, compassion, and words of good news.[Read More…]

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Joy

Hebrews 12:2 (Berean Study Bible):  “Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” Generally, I am a fairly happy[Read More…]

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