Lord, we are often tempted…

Genesis 3:1-5 Lord, we are often tempted – tempted to forget all about You. The pull towards self-centred living is so strong.We think that we can go it alone. We think that we don’t need You. We think that we can manage all right without You. Where does this kind of thinking come from? Does it …

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Lord, You are the King.

Praying Through God's Word 1 Samuel 8:1-9:10 Lord, You are the King. There is no king like You. No human king can even begin to compare with You - the divine King, the "King of kings" (Revelation 19:16). We lift to You our song of praise: "O worship the King, all glorious above. O gratefully …

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Praying Through God’s Word: Colossians

Colossians 1:1-2:7 Lord, You're calling us to move forward with You - "Just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in Him" (Colossians 2:6). As we think of Jesus, our great Saviour, may "our faith grow strong and may our hearts overflow with thanksgiving" (Colossians 2:17). Colossians 2:8-3:17 Help us, Lord, to be …

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Praying Through God’s Word: 1 Kings 11:14-12:24

“Do not go up to fight against your brothers” (1 Kings 12:24). Lord, Your Word seems so simple – but we don’t always listen to what You’re saying to us! Less ‘This is what I think’ and more ‘What is the Lord saying to me?”, that’s what we need. Help us, Lord, to listen to …

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Praying Through God’s Word: 1 Kings 4:1-34

Lord, give us wisdom (1 Kings 4:29). Help us to share this wisdom with others (1 Kings 4:32-34). What, Lord, is wisdom? Is it knowing a lot about history, geography and science? No, Lord, true wisdom is knowing Jesus, knowing that He is our Saviour, knowing that He shows us what life is all about, …

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Praying Through God’s Word: 1 Thessalonians

1 Thessalonians 1:1-2:20 When we gather together to hear the preaching of Your Word, show us, Lord, that we need more than the "words" of the preacher. Show us that we need "the power of the Holy Spirit" (1 Thessalonians 1:5). Help us, when we hear Your Word, to know that it is more than …

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Praying Through God’s Word: 1 Timothy

1 Timothy 1:1-2:15 "Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance" (1 Timothy 1:15). Help us, Lord, to receive this Gospel truth - and to have this Gospel testimony: "I received mercy ... the grace of our Lord overflowed for me" (1 Thessalonians 1:13-14). Help us …

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We thank You, Lord, that Your Son, Jesus, is “pure gold.”

Exodus 37:1-29 We thank You, Lord, that Your Son, Jesus, is "pure gold." There's nothing better than Jesus. there's no-one better than Him. He's the very best. What Jesus has done for us - this is "pure gold." He died for us. He was raised to life for us. This is Good News. It's the …

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