Monday, April 24, 2017
2017 04 24
Father, thank you for giving me to Jesus and for helping me know him and you.
"Now I am no longer in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to You. Holy Father, keep through Your name those whom You have given Me, that they may be one as We are." John 17:11 (NKJV)
Father, keep us in peace and unity.
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:8-9 (NKJV)
Jesus, thank you for the cleansing power of confession.
But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's delicacies, nor with the wine which he drank; therefore he requested of the chief of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself. Daniel 1:8 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, keep me undefiled by the world and its delicacies.
As for these four young men, God gave them knowledge and skill in all literature and wisdom; and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams. Daniel 1:17 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, give us your gifts as well.
You who love the LORD, hate evil! He preserves the souls of His saints; He delivers them out of the hand of the wicked. Psalm 97:10 (NKJV)
LORD, preserve my soul.
Rejoice in the LORD, you righteous, And give thanks at the remembrance of His holy name. Psalm 97:12 (NKJV)
Father, help me daily rejoice in you.
A word received: Keep your eyes on me, for I Am the hope of the nations.