The people who sat in darkness have seen a great light, and upon those who sat in the region and shadow of death Light has dawned." Matthew 4:16 (NKJV)
Lord, help us see by your light; let it dawn for us.
From that time Jesus began to preach and to say, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand." Matthew 4:17 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, help us recognize the nearness of the kingdom of heaven and repent.
Where is the wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the disputer of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world? 1 Corinthians 1:20 (NKJV)
Father, help us recognize the foolishness of worldly wisdom.
but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God. 1 Corinthians 1:24 (NKJV)
Jesus, be my wisdom – help me embrace the folly of the cross.
that, as it is written, "He who glories, let him glory in the LORD." 1 Corinthians 1:31 (NKJV)
LORD, you are my glory.
Unto You I lift up my eyes, O You who dwell in the heavens. Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their masters, as the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, So our eyes look to the LORD our God, until He has mercy on us. Have mercy on us, O LORD, have mercy on us! For we are exceedingly filled with contempt. Our soul is exceedingly filled With the scorn of those who are at ease, with the contempt of the proud. Psalm 123:1-4 (NKJV)
God, we look to you for mercy.
A Word Received: Look to me for blessing.