The Gift of Today – April 30 – Seek First the Kingdom of God

Heavenly Father, we praise Your holy Name! We give You all glory and honor today. Be glorified in our lives! Be magnified and lifted high! Thank You for every good and perfect gift. Thank you for providing our daily needs! We pray for everyone here that You would give them their daily bread - food, … Continue reading The Gift of Today – April 30 – Seek First the Kingdom of God

The Gift of Today – April 29 – The Roaring Lion

Our Father in heaven, holy is Your Name. Today we pray, lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one. Give us eyes to see his strategies against us. Amen Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. 1 Peter 5:8 Our … Continue reading The Gift of Today – April 29 – The Roaring Lion

The Gift of Today – April 28 – Our Battle is Not Against Flesh and Blood

Dear Father, please guard our hearts and our minds in Christ Jesus today. Keep us on the narrow path that leads to life. Help us to shake off everything that causes us to stumble and fall. We take every sinful thought captive to You today. Amen I had a dream a few years ago that … Continue reading The Gift of Today – April 28 – Our Battle is Not Against Flesh and Blood

The Gift of Today – April 27 – Enough is Enough

Father, please teach us "enough". Amen And he said to them, “Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.” Luke 12:15 ESV How much is enough? We are constantly bombarded with "not enough". The ones who have, always want more. The … Continue reading The Gift of Today – April 27 – Enough is Enough

The Gift of Today – April 23 – Teach Us to Forgive

Dear Jesus, help us to forgive. Reveal to our hearts anyone against whom we are holding grudges or unforgiveness. Help us to FEEL the depths of Your forgiveness towards us, while we were yet sinners. Nudge us into repentance and handing the judgment of others over to You. Amen "And be kind and compassionate to … Continue reading The Gift of Today – April 23 – Teach Us to Forgive

The Gift of Today – April 22 – Winning the Battles But Losing the War

Winning the Battles but Losing the War Our society admires competition. It exhorts winning, sometimes at all cost. It's sometimes difficult to overcome that attitude in our interactions with others. This seems to be even more prevalent online, where we don't have the benefit of nonverbal cues. But Jesus calls us to consider others better … Continue reading The Gift of Today – April 22 – Winning the Battles But Losing the War