REASON #15: For families to be blessed

August 21, 2021Daily Reading

Psalm 103:17-18 NLT But the love of the Lord remains forever with those who fear him. His salvation extends to the children’s children of those who are faithful to his covenant, of those who obey his commandments! David reminds us God is a compassionate Father. Just as a loving dad looks for ways to hold … Read More

REASON #14: To withstand evil 

August 20, 2021Daily Reading

Ephesians 6:13–18 NLT Therefore, put on every piece of God’s armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Then after the battle you will still be standing firm. Stand your ground, putting on the belt of truth and the body armor of God’s righteousness. For shoes, put on … Read More

REASON #13: To see God move in our community 

August 19, 2021Daily Reading

Galatians 6:2 NLT Share each other’s burdens, and in this way obey the law of Christ. God’s design for the Church is incredible. He longs to see his sons and daughters loving one another more than themselves, caring for one another and carrying each other’s burdens. In a world that teaches us to look after … Read More

REASON #10: To see the lost come to Jesus

August 16, 2021Daily Reading

Luke 10:2 NLT These were his instructions to them: “The harvest is great, but the workers are few. So pray to the Lord who is in charge of the harvest; ask him to send more workers into his fields.” As Jesus sent out his disciples “in every town place He was about to go” he … Read More

REASON #9: To give thanks

August 15, 2021Daily Reading

1 Thessalonians 5:17-18 NLT Never stop praying. Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus. What an incredible feeling when we are able to thank those who surprise us in wonderful ways. Our whole face smiles, our hearts feel like they are bursting at the seams. … Read More

Reason #8: To be healed (and freed from suffering)

August 14, 2021Daily Reading

James 5:13–15 NLT Are any of you suffering hardships? You should pray. Are any of you happy? You should sing praises. Are any of you sick? You should call for the elders of the church to come and pray over you, anointing you with oil in the name of the Lord. Such a prayer offered … Read More

Reason #7: To be like Jesus

August 13, 2021Daily Reading

Hebrews 5:7 NIV While Jesus was here on earth, he offered prayers and pleadings, with a loud cry and tears, to the one who could rescue him from death. And God heard his prayers because of his deep reverence for God. This is the goal of our faith and it can’t happen without prayer. Prayer … Read More

Reason #6: To resist temptation

August 12, 2021Daily Reading

Matthew 26:40–41 NLT Then Jesus returned to the disciples and found them asleep. He said to Peter, “Couldn’t you watch with me even one hour? Keep watch and pray, so that you will not give in to temptation. For the spirit is willing, but the body is weak!” It hurts to watch the disciples in … Read More