Thankful…

“And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.” (Colossians 3:15-16 NKJV)

Heavenly Father in the Name of Jesus I thank You for my life, my joys and my sorrows. I know Lord every obstacle, challenge and test I face I am not alone…thank You Jesus for never leaving my side. “(for the LORD your God is a merciful God), He will not forsake you nor destroy you, nor forget the covenant of your fathers which He swore to them.” (Deuteronomy 4:31 NKJV). Father God thank You for the prayers I’ve received over the years to keep me on the right path. Father You are the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning, the end and all that is in the middle…thank You Jesus. ““I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End,” says the Lord, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”” (Revelation 1:8 NKJV). Thank You Jesus for the seed that was planted in me so many years ago. Lord light the way so I can follow You. Direct my steps Lord. Father God increase in me the desire to want to always follow You. Thank You for my freedom and for free will. Lord open my eyes that I may see clearly the path You have for me. I am encouraged and inspired by You daily. Thank You Jesus I don’t hate because of a circumstance, thank You Jesus that I have heart full of love, compassion and a desire to always see the good in others. Father God thank You for Your mercy and Your grace. Thank You for forgiving me. Even with my shortcomings Lord You have always been by my side, thank You. Father God thank You for touching my heart and guiding my tongue. Cover my family and friends with the Blood of Jesus and guide us throughout this day. In Jesus Name. Amen!!!

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Hope

“Hear my cry, O God; Attend to my prayer. From the end of the earth I will cry to You, When my heart is overwhelmed; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.” (Psalms 61:1-2 NKJV)

Thank You Jesus for blessing me with a new day. Lord You lift me up when I’m down. Your Word gives me peace. You provide everything I need in this world. “But those who wait on the LORD Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.” (Isaiah 40:31 NKJV). Thank You Father for providing for me even when I didn’t deserve it. Lord I’m strong in and through weakness…I have You Father God; You created me to be unique…I am who You created me to be. “Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ’s sake. For when I am weak, then I am strong.” (II Corinthians 12:10 NKJV). Thank You for always guiding me and walking with me in my journeys. You’ve filled my heart with love, compassion, hope, patience and faith, I thank You. You’ve never left my side. Thank You for carrying me on those days when I felt alone. Thank You for removing anger, hatred and animosity from my heart. In Jesus Name. Amen!!!

Faith

“But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.” (Jude 1:20-21 NKJV)

Heavenly Father…my strength, my rock, my inspiration and my encouragement everyday…my victory in and through every obstacle and every trial I face…“O God, You are my God; Early will I seek You; My soul thirsts for You; My flesh longs for You In a dry and thirsty land Where there is no water.” (Psalms 63:1 NKJV). Father God I come to You in the Name of Jesus, Your only Son whose life was sacrificed for me, my freedom…thank You Jesus! Lord I will not be discouraged; I will focus on my faith and be patient as I watch Your promises as the come to pass. Thank You God for fighting for me. In the Name of Jesus satan you are defeated…no weapon formed against me will prosper. “No weapon formed against you shall prosper, And every tongue which rises against you in judgment You shall condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, And their righteousness is from Me,” Says the LORD.” (Isaiah 54:17 NKJV). Father God I seek You. I’m standing strong in my faith, hope and belief in You. I trust in You Lord and Your guidance for me. Thank You Jesus for my salvation…I don’t know where I’d be without You. Father God guide my family and friends as we travel today; cover us with the Blood of Jesus and keep us safe. In Jesus Name. Amen!!!

“And a slave does not abide in the house forever, but a son abides forever. Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed.” (John 8:35-36 NKJV)

Help me Lord Jesus to live with the freedom, boldness and courage You give in my daily life. Father, help me to put away the distractions and cares that separate me from You. Lord, I cannot reach my emotional burdens, but You can. Thank You for liberating me from them and using them to make me whole, Lord I release my burdens on You. “Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time, casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.” (I Peter 5:6-7 NKJV). Lord use my grief to work for better. Lord help me to triumph through my trials. “And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.” (Romans 8:28 NKJV). Father I don’t always feel victorious over my circumstances; I am thankful and grateful that Your always with me. Lord in Your presence I will overcome every circumstance, every obstacle and every challenge. “These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.”” (John 16:33 NKJV). Thank You Father You are the source of my strength and the strength in my life. Lord help me to deal with anger in the ways You intended without sinning. I give You control over my anger and trust You to work all things out for my good. Lord I put all of my hope, faith, trust and love in You and I look for Your goodness and grace in my life. In Jesus Name. Amen!!!

““I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.” (John 15:5 NKJV)

Heavenly Father it’s a new day thank You Jesus. I am blessed with a new day, I have strength, courage, guidance…I have everything I need to keep pushing forward…“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” (Philippians 4:13 NKJV). Father God whatever I have to do today give me the strength and courage to deal with it…You are my strength…“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.” (Ephesians 6:11-12 NKJV). Lord Jesus cover my family and friends with Your Blood, guide us all to and from our destinations today and keep us safe. Thank You Jesus for always being the source of my strength, my courage, my love and my compassion. Thank You for keeping me encouraged and inspired, thank You for Your Word and I pray that these words are helpful to someone today…in Jesus Name I Pray. Amen!!!

Peace

“Now may the Lord of peace Himself give you peace always in every way. The Lord be with you all.” (II Thessalonians 3:16 NKJV)

Heavenly Father thank You for keeping me safe. Thank You for loving me. Lord Jesus I am grateful for Your peace. It is a wonderful gift that You have given me, and I ask for Your help to always be peaceful in every situation. “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.” (John 14:27 NKJV). Lord when I face any situation that is too much for me to bear remind me to call on You, to confess Your Word out loud. “Thus says the LORD: “Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, Let not the mighty man glory in his might, Nor let the rich man glory in his riches; But let him who glories glory in this, That he understands and knows Me, That I am the LORD, exercising lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth. For in these I delight,” says the LORD.” (Jeremiah 9:23-24 NKJV). Thank You Jesus for always being my shelter, for always walking with me and for letting me always feel your presence. Lord, strengthen me so that I am strong enough to reject temptation. Bless my family and friends and keep us all covered with your precious Blood In Jesus Name. Amen.

“Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.” (James 1:12 NKJV)

Heavenly Father touch my heart today. In the Name of Jesus, Father God guide me with the Holy Spirit. Guide my thoughts, actions and my words today. “For You are my rock and my fortress; Therefore, for Your name’s sake, Lead me and guide me.” (Psalms 31:3 NKJV). Father God guide my thoughts to think like Jesus. Father God thank You for loving me for who I am. Father God in and through all that I do I seek You first, I put You first. You Lord are my beginning and my end and everything in the middle…“O God, You are my God; Early will I seek You; My soul thirsts for You; My flesh longs for You In a dry and thirsty land Where there is no water.” (Psalms 63:1 NKJV)…without You Lord I wouldn’t be the person I’ve grown to be. Thank You for molding me in Your image. “Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”” (Genesis 1:26 NKJV). Lord any area of my life that needs fixing or adjustment please Lord make all of the necessary changes in my life. I can’t make this journey Lord without You. Father God thank You for being a key part of my life. Guide me Lord to turn to Your Word whenever I’m feeling the weight of my sorrows…in Jesus Name. Amen!!!

Focus on God…

“For this is the will of God, that by doing good you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men— as free, yet not using liberty as a cloak for vice, but as bondservants of God.” (I Peter‬ ‭2:15-16‬ ‭NKJV‬‬)
Heavenly Father, my strength, my rock, You are always with me in my time of trouble. Guide me today Lord as I keep my focus on You. In the Name of Jesus, Father God let Your presence take over my thoughts and my actions. Guide me Lord to react to every situation and obstacle only as You would. Help me Lord to know You better everyday and understand what it means be in Your likeness. “But now, thus says the LORD, who created you, O Jacob, And He who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; You are Mine.” (Isaiah‬ ‭43:1‬ ‭NKJV‬‬). Lord you give me strength and goodness even when I am exhausted by evil. You give me patience and love even in the face of persecution. Lord help me today to do good. Give me peace in the middle of conflict today and the courage to overcome evil with good. Guide me today to live unique and different from the rest of the world. In Jesus Name. Amen!!!

“Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself.” (Philippians‬ ‭2:3‬ ‭NKJV‬‬)
Heavenly Father guide my words today. Help me to reach who needs You. Father You are a loving, compassionate and forgiving God…You give us grace and mercy, You loved us despite our wrongdoings and still sent us Your only Son who saved us, thank You. Holy Spirit guide me with Gods Word, give me the understanding that I seek. Lord strengthen me when I encounter persecution…““Now brother will deliver up brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and cause them to be put to death. And you will be hated by all for My name’s sake. But he who endures to the end will be saved.” (Matthew‬ ‭10:21-22‬ ‭NKJV‬‬). Thank You Jesus for salvation. Lord I don’t want to be so focused on myself that I forget about others that need You in their lives. Father God shape me into the person You placed me here to be. Strip me of everything that is not according to Your Word and Your will in my life. Thank You Jesus for Your peace and the Word that is guiding me everyday. Lord I know the closer I get to You the more I will feel the stresses of persecution. “For we who live are always delivered to death for Jesus’ sake, that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our mortal flesh. So then death is working in us, but life in you.” (II Corinthians‬ ‭4:11-12‬ ‭NKJV‬‬). Father God cover my family and friends with the Blood of Jesus and guide us as we travel on our daily journeys. In Jesus Name. Amen!!!

Thankful for what God has placed in my heart

Heavenly Father my days are full of blessings, thank You. I’m blessed everyday with strength, courage, knowledge, grace and mercy…thank You Jesus. “for the LORD your God is He who goes with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you.’” (Deuteronomy‬ ‭20:4‬ ‭NKJV‬‬). Father thank You for guiding me and placing the desire in me to not want to be so quick to judge others by what I see on the outside. “And why do you look at the speck in your brother’s eye, but do not consider the plank in your own eye? Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me remove the speck from your eye’; and look, a plank is in your own eye? Hypocrite! First remove the plank from your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.” (Matthew‬ ‭7:3-5‬ ‭NKJV‬‬). Lord we all have a bad habit of passing judgement on others based on someone else’s words. Guide me Lord Jesus to know people from the inside out. Thank You Jesus for guiding me to always have a forgiving heart and without strings attached. You forgive us Lord who are we not to forgive. Lord no matter what has transpired in my past I will forgive, in Jesus Name. Amen !!!