THIRST, day 25

Scripture: Find rest, O my soul, in God alone my hope comes from him. He alone is my rock and my salvation he is my fortress, I will not be shaken. (Psalm 62:5-6) Prayer: Father, be with me when the pressures of this life and the expectations of others become too much for me to bear. Be my refuge in …

THIRST, day 24

Scripture: If I have put my trust in gold or said to pure gold, ‘You are my security,’ if I have rejoiced over my great wealth, the fortune my hands had gained, then these also would be sins to be judged, for I would have been unfaithful to God on high. (Job 31:24, 25, 28) Prayer: God, thank you for …

THIRST, day 23

Scripture: Acknowledge and take to heart this day that the LORD is God in heaven above and on the earth below. There is no other. Keep his decrees and commands, which I am giving you today, so that it may go well with you and your children after you and that you may live long in the land the LORD …

THIRST, day 22

Scripture: “I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation … I can do all this through him who gives me strength.” (Philippians 4:11-13) Prayer: God, give me the …

THIRST, day 21

Scripture: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” (Proverbs 3:5-6) Prayer: Dear Lord, help me to trust you more than anything else in this world. Reflection: Every self-inflicted pain we feel comes from trusting the wrong thing too …

THIRST, day 20

Scripture: “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.” (Philippians 2:3-4) Prayer: God, help me to see past my natural desire to put myself first. Help me to follow Jesus’ example of humility. Reflection: Humility always …

THIRST, day 19

Scripture: “In your anger, do not sin; when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent.” (Psalm 4:4) Prayer: Dear God, give me the strength to be more self-controlled, give me your wisdom to learn from my passions. Reflection: We can have more than a knee jerk reflex to the injustices we see and experience. Our anger …

THIRST, day 18

Scripture: “Instead, you ought to say, “If it is the Lord’s will, we will live and do this or that.” … If anyone, then, knows the good they ought to do and doesn’t do it, it is sin for them.” (James 4:15, 17) Prayer: Lord, help me set aside my plans when they get in the way of what you …