VERSE OF THE DAY
If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples.
Reference – THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JOHN : Chapter 15 Verses 7, 8 ( ESV )
Abba Father, bless us your children as we come into your presence today. Lord, we give you praise and glory. Hallelujah . Lord, thank you for the promises you have given to us . Your words give us hope and strength at all times in our lives . May the words of your precious Son abide in us always that we may grow in your love , bringing forth much fruits ,thus giving glory to your Mighty Name. Father, help us understand that we are truly alive and fruitful only when we abide in our saviour Jesus Christ. May we never forget that we are saved and sealed in Christ for the day of his second coming . Lord, help us live in this world as the Chosen ones of Christ, as the branches of the Vine. Lord, help us not to lose sight of our purpose nor forget our identity in Christ. May we never get carried away by the desires of this world that, we may end up getting torn apart from the life giving Vine , causing to be ultimately cast away into the eternal fire. Lord, help us differentiate between the original and an imitation. Lord , give us the wisdom to discern the processes and patterns in this world and stay faithful to your call. Abba, help us understand that everything that happens in this world are within the limits of your manifold wisdom and authority . Father , help us understand that those who trust in you are like trees planted on the banks of a river, producing fruits even when the drought comes in .Abba , Please help us to prioritize our lives in such a way that you take the number one spot in our list. May we renew our spirit each day through our relationship with you . Help us to enjoy everyday of our lives through the insight and wisdom imparted through your Holy Spirit ,when we pray and meditate on your words . Father, correct our ways through your discipline that we may come out from the refiner’s fire as the purest gold devoid of impurities . In times of trials and challenges, may we hold fast to the hope in Jesus Christ, the author and finisher of our faith. Abba , may we never lose sight of that which is eternal and permanent to what that is momentary and temporal . Dear Father ,may your presence be forever with us. Holy Spirit, please help us and guide us . We thank you for your loving kindness and faithfulness . Praise God. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen .
TODAY’S BIBLE READING
- The Old Testament – GENESIS : Chapter 7
- The New Testament – MATTHEW : Chapter 5 . 43 – 48
- The Book of Psalms – Chapter 12