Saturday, March 31, 2012 the place the LORD will choose,
to make His name dwell there...

Deuteronomy 16.2

(wherever you go throughout your day)

Friday, March 30, 2012

I will also praise You with the harp
for Your faithfulness, O my God.
I will sing praises to You with the lyre,
O Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 74.22

(in whatever you do today,
take every opportunity to bring Him praise)

Thursday, March 29, 2012

And some fell into good soil and grew,
and yielded a hundredfold.
...The seed is the Word of God.

Luke 8.8, 11

You shall therefore
lay up these words of Mine in your heart
and in your soul...

Deuteronomy 11.18

(God's Word will change your mind,
your heart, your life,
and impact everyone around you)

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

He is your praise;
He is your God,
Who has done for you
these great and awesome things
which your eyes have seen.

Deuteronomy 10.21

(praise releases His power within
and profoundly changes you)

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

...Who brought you out of the land of Egypt,
out of the house of bondage,
Who led you through the great and terrible wilderness
with its fiery serpents and scorpions
and thirsty ground where there was no water,
Who brought you water out of the flinty rock,
Who fed you in the wilderness
with manna which your fathers did not know,
that He might humble you and test you,
to do you good in the end.

Deuteronomy 8. 14-16

(there is a reason for it all,
always His goodness even in the midst)

Monday, March 26, 2012

Blessed be the LORD,
who daily bears us up.

Psalm 68.19

(seek His strength in all things)

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Come and see what God has done;
He is awesome in His deeds among men.
He turned the sea into dry land;
men passed through the river on foot.

Psalm 66. 5-6

(God specializes in what appears to us
to be impossible situations)

Saturday, March 24, 2012

For the LORD your God has blessed you
in all the work of your hands;
He knows your going through
this great wilderness;
these forty years the LORD your God
has been with you;
you have lacked nothing.

Deuteronomy 2.7

(sometimes it just takes
"the great wilderness"
to realize that)

Friday, March 23, 2012

For I know the plans I have for you,
says the LORD,
plans for welfare and not for evil,
to give you a future and a hope.

Jeremiah 29.11

("trust Me")

Thursday, March 22, 2012

You make the outgoings of the morning
and the evening
to shout for joy.

Psalm 65.8

(manifestation of His faithfulness,
evidence of who God is,
every day)

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

He said to Simon,
"Put out into the deep
and let down your nets for a catch."
And Simon answered,
"Master, we toiled all night and took nothing!
But at Your word I will let down the nets."
And when they had done this,
they enclosed a great shoal of fish,
and their nets were breaking...

Luke 5. 4-6

(following Him fully reveals immeasurable blessing)

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

A wicked man earns deceptive wages,
but one who sows righteousness
gets a sure reward.

Proverbs 11.18

(seeds of what is good and right,
that of which you will never regret)

Monday, March 19, 2012

For He who is mighty
has done great things for me,
and holy is His name.

Luke 1.49

(Know that He works
in grace and love
far deeper than we can ever see)

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Bear fruits that befit repentance.

Luke 3.8

(Transformation is evident by change of heart
and action.
Repentance bears amazing fruit.)

Saturday, March 17, 2012

With God
we shall do valiantly;
it is He who will tread down our foes.

Psalm 60.12

(including anxiety, fear and all their close relatives)

Friday, March 16, 2012

For with God
nothing will be impossible.

Luke 1.37

(nothing is beyond His power,
no one beyond His grace and love.
May He grant us deeper vision
for that which only He can do)

Thursday, March 15, 2012

O God,
break the teeth in their mouths;
tear out the fangs of the young lions, O LORD!

Psalm 58.6

(those things that we fear
--both real and imagined --
that they may have no longer power over us)

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

I cry to God Most High,
to God who fulfills His purpose for me.

Psalm 57.2

(sometimes in the most unlikeliest of ways,
in the most barren of places.
His purposes always transcend the obvious.)

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 words which will be fulfilled
in their time.

Luke 1.20

(God is never late for His appointments.
There is always purpose,
even in the waiting.)

Monday, March 12, 2012

He will deliver my soul in safety
from the battle that I wage,
for many are arrayed against me.
...Cast your burden on the LORD
and He will sustain you;
He will never permit
the righteous to be moved.

Psalm 55.18, 22

(Everyone has a personal struggle,
some evident, some that no one knows about.
Let go, lift it up to Him,
and allow God the space and time
to work what only He can do.)

Sunday, March 11, 2012

God is my helper;
the LORD is the upholder of my life.

Psalm 54.4

(in more ways than we can ever comprehend.
Take this promise with you into your day)

Saturday, March 10, 2012

But My servant Caleb,
because he has a different spirit
and has followed Me fully...

Numbers 14.24

(a visible difference from the inside out,
His radiance from within,
evident to all)

Friday, March 9, 2012

Moses said to them,
that I may hear what the LORD will command
concerning you."

Numbers 9.8

(always check with the LORD first,
not as a last resort)

Thursday, March 8, 2012

And the people complained...and said,
"O that we had meat to eat!
We remember the fish we ate in Egypt for nothing,
the cucumbers, the melons, the leeks,
the onions and the garlic,
but now our strength is dried up,
and there is nothing at all
but this manna
to look at."

Numbers 11. 1, 4-6

(grumbling makes us look right past God's goodness)

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

The Mighty One, God the LORD,
speaks and summons the earth
from the rising of the sun
to its setting.
Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty,
God shines forth.

Psalm 50. 1-2

(God is, and He has revealed Himself,
every morning is just a reminder)

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

The LORD bless you and keep you.
The LORD make His face to shine upon you,
and be gracious to you.
The LORD lift up His countenance upon you,
and give you peace.

Numbers 6. 24-26

(have THAT kind of day)

Monday, March 5, 2012

"Which commandment is the first of all?"
Jesus answered,
"The first is: 'Here, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one;
and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart,
and with all your soul,
and with all your mind,
and with all your strength.'
The second is this,
'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.'
There is no other commandment greater than these."

Mark 12. 28-31

(the essence of Biblical worldview:
God is and He is love,
the very core of who you are)

Sunday, March 4, 2012

When the tempest passes, the wicked is no more,
but the righteous is established for ever.

Proverbs 10.25

(the storms of life reveal on whom or what
we base our strength)

For the shields of the earth belong to God.

Psalm 47.9

Saturday, March 3, 2012

God is our refuge and strength,
a very present help in trouble.
Therefore we will not fear
though the earth should change,
though mountains shake in the heart of the sea,
though its waters roar and foam,
though the mountains tremble with its tumult.
...Be still and know that I am God.

Psalm 46. 1-3, 10

(no matter where you are
or what is happening all around you,
the safest place on earth is
the center of His will)

Friday, March 2, 2012

In your majesty ride forth victoriously
for the cause of truth and to defend the right...
Your royal scepter is a scepter of equity;
you love righteousness and hate wickedness.
Therefore God, your God, has anointed you
with the oil of gladness...

Psalm 45. 4, 6-7

(your scepter is that which is within your influence
to do with grace and love
what is good and right)

Thursday, March 1, 2012

It is I who answer and look after you.
I am like an evergreen cypress,
from Me comes your fruit.

Hosea 14.8

(God loves you
and bears fruit through you
in all your doings,
and in all that you are)