Daily Hope & a Prayer – May 30

Upon you I have leaned from before my birth;     you are he who took me from my mother’s womb. My praise is continually of you. Psalm 71:6 Dear Father,   Thank you for this life! I praise you with for trusting me with each day, as your servant, to accomplish your will.  From before I was conceived their was a purpose for my life. You have kept, guided, carried, protected, and provided for me. Thank you for your most faithful love. My {Read More}

Daily Hope & a Prayer – May 29

And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him. Hebrews 11:6 (ESV) Dear Father, I praise you that in spite of my sin, pride, rebelliousness and fear, that you are able to be pleased with me! Lord, please increase my faith. Teach me how to choose faith instead of worry. Enable me to stand on faith when what I see {Read More}

Daily Hope & a Prayer – May 28

If you don’t know what you’re doing, pray to the Father. He loves to help. You’ll get his help, and won’t be condescended to when you ask for it. Ask boldly, believingly, without a second thought. People who “worry their prayers” are like wind-whipped waves. Don’t think you’re going to get anything from the Master that way, adrift at sea, keeping all your options open. James 1:5-8 (MSG) Dear Father, I praise you for being a God who loves to {Read More}

Daily Hope & a Prayer – May 27

Summing up: Be agreeable, be sympathetic, be loving, be compassionate, be humble. That goes for all of you, no exceptions. No retaliation. No sharp-tongued sarcasm. Instead, bless—that’s your job, to bless. You’ll be a blessing and also get a blessing. Whoever wants to embrace life    and see the day fill up with good, Here’s what you do:    Say nothing evil or hurtful; Snub evil and cultivate good;    run after peace for all you’re worth. God looks on {Read More}

Daily Hope & a Prayer – May 26

Post this at all the intersections, dear friends: Lead with your ears, follow up with your tongue, and let anger straggle along in the rear. God’s righteousness doesn’t grow from human anger. So throw all spoiled virtue and cancerous evil in the garbage. In simple humility, let our gardener, God, landscape you with the Word, making a salvation-garden of your life.  James 1:19 MSG Dear Father, Thank you for the example of patient love shown through the love that you {Read More}