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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 192

Day 192

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled that does not fade away, reserved in Heaven for you, who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. – 1 Peter 1:3-5 NKJV 

Each one of us is a trust fund baby: we are heirs to an eternal inheritance through Jesus Christ. We are rich beyond measure!

Regardless of the trials we face in life, our Lord shows us mercy when we come to Him in prayer and trust Him. 

It is our hope that we will see our loved ones who have passed away, not just in our dreams, but in Heaven on that glorious day. Salvation through faith is powerful. Amen. 

Prayer Journal: Day 178

Day 178

For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part but then I shall know just as I also am known. And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love. – 1 Corinthians 13:12-13 NKJV 

When babies look in the mirror, they don’t recognize themselves until they reach a certain level of maturity. 

When we see Jesus again, we will know His face immediately. What a revelation!

When we have faith, we believe in Jesus without seeing Him, although evidence of His works can be seen every day. 

When we have hope, we trust that Jesus will come again, and we will see our loved ones who have passed away. 

When we love God, all the things of Earth grow dim, because we can focus on Him through everything. Amen. 

Prayer Journal: Day 161

Day 161

Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise Him, my Savior and my God. – Psalm 42:5 NIV 

Change is inevitable. Sometimes the thought of change makes us sad, because we are uncertain of how we might adapt to changing circumstances. 

The Lord feels it when we are downcast, and He can uplift us. When we put our hope in Him, we will never be discouraged. He is worthy of praise. He saved us, and He never would have had it any other way. Our God loves us beyond measure. 

Technology allows us to connect with each other across vast distances. Our families can remain close and connected even during a pandemic. We can be grateful for the way that God brings us together. Amen. 

Prayer Journal: Day 141

Day 141

My heart says of you, “Seek His face!” Your face, Lord, I will seek. – Psalm 27:8 NIV 

When we seek Jesus, the things of Earth will grow strangely dim.

What a glorious day it will be when we finally see the radiant face of Jesus!

Instead of a sad end to one way of life, seeing His face at the Second Coming will be a joyful occasion with someone we love and have waited for.

I don’t know when that day will come, and the Bible says that nobody knows the day nor the hour of Jesus’s Second Coming, but by having a daily relationship with our Savior, we don’t have to fear that day. It will be a good day.

Seeking His face on an ordinary day is like a meditative practice. Many things can distract us, but we can gently turn our attention back to Him. We can never go wrong when we turn our eyes upon Jesus. Amen. 

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