“This is how it will be with anyone who stores up things for himself but is not rich toward God. This very night your life will be demanded from you.” Luke 12:20-21
My Father, you are in heaven. Your storehouse is in heaven. Today help me to have your view of what matters most.
“He who disowns me before me will be disowned before the angels of God. Anyone who blasphemies against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven.” Luke 12:10
Lord, this is a hard saying. A terrifying word. I cannot stand before you, but through your strength I can stand in you. Please give me the strength of your Spirit.
“There is nothing concealed that will not be made known.” Luke 12:2 “What you have whispered in the ear in the inner room will be proclaimed from the roofs.” Luke 12:3
May my secret prayers and petitions for others be fulfilled in You. Today, Lord, please help me to keep my tongue and avoid saying anything that does not honor you.
Whether I hear God’s call or not depends on the condition of my ears and exactly what I hear depends upon my spiritual attitude. Oswald Chambers.
“Do not judge and you will not be judged.” Luke 6:37
Lord, I beg you, PLEASE give me your Spirit of Forgiveness. Help me to resist the urge to judge others.
“The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart.” Luke 6:45
Father, please change my heart to be like that of Your Son. Place good seed in my heart.
“Why do you call me, ‘Lord, Lord’ and do not do what I say?” Luke 6:46
May I racal your words today and DO what you call me to do.
Be a “living sacrifice.” You are of no value to God dead. Oswald Chambers
“Do good to those who hate you.”
“Bless those who curse you.”
“Pray for those who mistreat you.” Luke 6:27-28
Lord, please give ME this Spirit of patience and forgiveness.
“Give to everyone who asks.”
“Lend to those from whom you do not expect repayment.” Luke 6:34
Father, help me to have compassion and your Spirit of charity towards others.
“Then your reward will be great and you will be son (or daughter) of the Most High.” Luke 6:35
Once we get intimate with Jesus we are never lonely and we never lack understanding or compassion. Oswald Chambers
True friendship means identifying with someone in thought, heart, and spirit. Oswald Chambers
The Christian who is truly intimate with Jesus will never draw attention to himself but will only show the evidence of a life where Jesus is completely in control. Oswald Chambers