"This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new pesron. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!"
2 Corinthians 5:17
Jesus, do something new in my life this year - please lead, guide, and empower me to live fully for you.
Saturday, January 2
"So be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid and do not panic before them. For the Lord your God will personally go ahead of you. He will neither fail you nor abandon you."
Help me live with a sense of urgency toward the lost in 2021. As we live for You, that we share in the Gospel where we have come from.
Sunday, January 3
"I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing."
Lord, remind me of your worthiness. Fill me with gifts of your spirit so that I can bear fruit for the kingdom.
Monday, January 4
"But Jesus told him, 'No! The Scriptures say, People do not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God'
Thank you for the truths that fill my soul. I commit to engage in your Word dailiy in order to be filled with your Spirit.
Tuesday, January 5
“Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your name,
your kingdom come,
your will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us today our daily bread.
And forgive us our debts,
as we also have forgiven our debtors.
And lead us not into temptation,[a]
but deliver us from the evil one."
Thank you for your provision, help us acknowledge the ways you have already supplied our needs.
Wenesday, January 6
"So the Word became Human and made his home among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness. And we have seen his glory, the glory of the Father's one and only son"
Thank you Jesus for loving me so much that you came to remove the power of sin in my life once and for all.
Thursday, January 7
"You must each decide in your heart how much to give. And don't give reluctantly or in response to pressure. For God loves a person who gives cheerfully."
2 Corinthians 9:7
Jesus, help me have a Kingdom perspective. Show me opportunities to be generous with my time, talent, and treasures.
Friday, January 8
"How great you are, O sovereign Lord! There is no one like you. We have never even heard of another God like you!"
2 Samuel 7
FREE FOOD FOR KIDS
Jesus, in your name there is power. Help me to understand the power I have through your spirit simply at the mention of your name. Give me discipline to not misuse it.
Saturday, January 9
"God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble"
God, be a refuge for me, my family, and my friends today. I pray you will be my family's and friends' refuge and strength.
Sunday, January 10
"Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works"
Help me to have eyes to see and ears to hear those around me who need encouragement today. God give me the aligning words and actions to be your light in the world.
Monday, January 11
"So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other. Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples."
Jesus, thank you for being the ultimate example of Love. Teach me to live as a daily example of your Grace and Love.
Tuesday, January 12
"If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. He will not rebuke you for asking."
Lord, I want to let go of my control. I need your wisdom and I trust you to lead and direct me. Build my faith today as I trust in you. Thank you for going before me.
Wednesday, January 13
"God blesses those who are persecuted for doing right, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs"
Father, help me stay focused on the reward of living a life of righteousness. Help me by your spirit to live a life that is acceptable to you. When I face opposition, I will find rest that even your perfect Son was persecuted as well and I will take heart because He has overcome the world.
Thursday, January 14
"Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God's peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus."
Jesus, thank you for being my Peace. I rejoice in who You are and am grateful that You are always near.
Friday, January 15
"We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps"
I ask you Lord to help remind me of your faithfulness and provision. I know that I make my own plans, with you always revealing something so much bigger to me. Regardless of my work to strive, I will rest in knowing that you have already established all of my steps.
Saturday, January 16
"If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will find me"
God I want to know you more and I pray that as I seek you through your Word this year, that I would draw closer to you. Put it on my heart a desire to seek you more.
Sunday, January 17
"For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places."
CREATIVE ACADEMY LAUNCHING
Search my heart, God. If there's anything keeping me from You, I don't want it.
Monday, January 18
"God blesses those who work for peace, for they will be called the children of God."
God, thank you for being the Waymark. You are the peace giver. Help me be a peacemarker in my family, my church, and my community. Speak to my heart specifically in what you are calling me to as a peacemaker! I want to see you move in my life.
Tuesday, January 19
"So let's not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don't give up."
God, help me to remember and remind myself constantly of how you see me. You are pleased. You notice me. I will continue to do good, even if I never see the harvest here on earth. I will not give up, because you didn't give up on me when I was at my worst.
Wednesday, January 20
"Pray in the Spirit at all times and on every occasion. Stay alert and be persistent in your prayers for all believers everywhere"
CELL PHONE PERMIT
God, thank you for the power of prayer. Place the desire in my heart to stay alert and to be persistent in seeking you daily. Thank you for going before me.
Thursday, January 21
"Instead, you must worship Christ as Lord of your life. And if someone asks about your hope as a believer, always be ready to explain it."
1 Peter 3:15
Jesus, help me be the proof of your love this year. Show me friends, neighbors, and co-workers I can share your love with