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Prayer Journal: Day 253

Day 253

Then Caleb silenced the people before Moses and said, “We should go up and take possession of the land, for we can certainly do it.” – Numbers 13:30 NIV

The Lord is a God of possibilities. He didn’t promise the children of Israel land that they could not possess. He promised them land that He knew they were meant to live in. They took a look at the people who currently lived in the land flowing with milk and honey and declared it impossible to take over. They had so little faith!

How often do we question what God has promised us? How often do we doubt the richness and joy we will have in Heaven? Do material possessions matter here on earth? The Lord knows we need things, and when it matters, He always provides for us, or He shows us what we can appreciate more about what we already have. He doesn’t ask us to manifest wealth, because He has already promised the world to us. We just have to follow Him and trust that everything will work out. Amen. 

Prayer Journal: Day 235

Day 235

Delight thyself also in the Lord; and He shall give thee the desires of thine heart. – Psalm 37:4 KJV

When we seek the Lord first, everything adds up for us. We don’t have to make long lists of things we want, and monetary goals, because money doesn’t buy happiness. 

When we delight in the Lord, not only does He bless us, but also everything that He wants for us works out perfectly. We don’t have to worry about money, because He has already met all our needs. When we seek His face, everything falls into place. Amen. 

Prayer Journal: Day 222

Day 222

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. – 1 Corinthians 13:13 NIV

God loves us so much that He gives us an inheritance and a covenant. When God blessed Abraham, He asked Abraham to move, and to go to the land that He promised. 

I received the keys to my new house on 4/9/21, and I couldn’t help but marvel at how much the Lord has given me. I wanted a safe place to live, and He delivered more than I could ask or think. 

We have hope that we will be with our Heavenly Father forever, and the relationship continues no matter where we are.

We have faith that Jesus saves us, heals us, and blesses us. We are incredibly fortunate to have a loving God who provides for all our needs. Amen.

Prayer Journal: Day 204

Day 204

Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again. And He spake a parable unto them, Can the blind lead the blind? Shall they not both fall into the ditch? – Luke 6:38‭-‬39 KJV

When we give our talents and knowledge for the benefit of others, abundance returns to us. We give not from a place of greed, but because Jesus has given so much to us.

We have to be careful if we find ourselves judging others with a harsh measuring stick. If we turned the tables on ourselves, would we want the Lord to judge us with that same ruler? Luckily for us, judgment is up to God and that is not a job we need to take from Him, because He does it better than we ever could.

When we think we know it all and can see clearly, we are in trouble, because we are blind. We don’t see other people’s thoughts. We can only make assumptions. The Lord can see everything. He knows everything. He leads us, and we do not need to stumble through life without His guidance. He is there to help us every step of the way. Amen. 

Prayer Journal: Day 200

Day 200

“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.” – Matthew 7:7‭-‬8 NIV

Our God rewards us for asking Him when we need something. If we ask Him for a good, safe home to live in, He grants our petition willingly.

When we seek peace in our relationships and work, He removes the barriers that prevent us from finding peace. 

When one door closes, He opens a door to a place that is twice as big. We sometimes have to be careful what we ask for, because He delivers on His promises. The Lord created the universe and nothing is impossible for Him. 

We can be grateful for the abundant blessings He gives us. He is a wonderful Heavenly Father and a cheerful provider. Amen. 

Prayer Journal: Day 199

Day 199

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” – Jeremiah 29:11 NIV

The Lord’s plans for us are always better than we can imagine. He wants us to live in a wonderful home. He blesses our families and relationships. He gives us peace when we need it the most.

He gives us hope of salvation and eternal life. 

When we consider how well God’s plans for us come to fruition, we can be joyful and grateful. He is a much better planner than we are!

He can heal the brokenhearted and mend damaged relationships. He knows what words to put into our months to bless our communications. He has the ultimate recipe for happiness. Amen. 

Prayer Journal: Day 186

Day 186

And seek not ye what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink, neither be ye of doubtful mind. For all these things do the nations of the world seek after: and your Father knoweth that ye have need of these things. But rather seek ye the kingdom of God; and all these things shall be added unto you. – Luke 12:29‭-‬31 KJV

The Lord knows what our basic needs are, but He also knows what we need to be happy, healthy, and safe. He knows what things we need and what we do not need.

He doesn’t force us to accept things that are not a good fit for us. He cares about every detail of our lives, and when we truly let go and trust Him, He blesses us with more than we can ask or think.

We do not have to settle because when we wait on the Lord, He helps us. He shows us where we should go and what we should do. 

When we take time for prayer and meditation, the time is never wasted. Amen. 

Prayer Journal: Day 127

Day 127

He has shown you, O man, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and walk humbly with your God. – Micah 6:8 NIV

Good things and abundance come from the Lord. When we act justly and love mercy, we become closer to God in our walk with Him.

We can trust that when we show mercy, He will bless our lives in a much bigger way than what our limited minds can fathom. He has good plans for us, much greater than we know. 

When He calls us to move, we can move. When He asks us to trust Him, we can know that He will never let us down. We can have peace that when we follow God’s purpose for us, we will be blessed beyond imagination. He renews and teaches us each day. Amen.

Prayer Journal: Day 89

Day 89

And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the saints, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and know that this love that surpasses knowledge that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God. – Ephesians 3:17-19 NIV

God’s love for us is deep. When we find ourselves worried about how all the bills will get paid, we can remember that God’s love for us surpasses dimensions. It is immeasurable. He will provide for our needs. He knows what tomorrow will bring. 

Abundance comes from the Lord, not from the Law of Attraction. God is bigger than metaphysics. Our God is more powerful than we can imagine. Amen. 

Prayer Journal: Day 77

Day 77

Yet I am always with you; you hold me by my right hand. You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will take me into glory. – Psalm 73: 23-24 NIV

It is comforting to know that God is with us always. When things seem uncertain and finances seem tight, the Lord knows that we have bills to pay and will see to it that everything gets covered. 

If we have a scarcity mindset, we limit what God allows into our lives. He wants us to be able to see abundance. He tells us that everything will be okay. We can trust Him. 

The economy, the pandemic, and the state of the world today can be troubling. We don’t have to focus on that. God reminds us that He loves us with an everlasting love. He gives us the strength we need each day. Amen. 

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