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DayLight 5.31.13

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DayLight Scripture –

Now about that day or hour (when I shall return), no one knows it, angels don’t and neither do I. Only the father knows. So…you watch and be alert.

Mark 13: 32-33

DayLight Prayer –

Help us Lord to know that the here and now is most important. Help us remain undistracted with ruminations about that day and hour, but rather show us that today is the day we are saved. Amen.

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DayLight 5.30.13

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DayLight Scripture –

You, Lord, will be our guard, in front, in back, at our sides, over and under. You will protect us now until forever.

Psalm 12: 7

DayLight Prayer –

Lord, we know in our hearts that you protect us, but yet sometimes we get afraid and we worry. Won’t you please comfort us with your gentle and protective presence.  Amen.

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DayLight 5.29.13

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DayLight Scripture –

Jesus took bread, thanked God, broke it, and gave it to his disciples. He said, “This is my body that I give for you. Remember me by doing the same.”

Luke 22: 19

DayLight Prayer –

Gracious Lord, it isn’t easy to be broken and given away. So Lord, help us to know that when we follow you, when our bodies are blessed, broken and given for others, it is in that sacrifice we become what you asked us to be, a memorial to you.  Amen.

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DayLight 5.28.13

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DayLight Scripture –

To what can this generation be compared to? Well, it’s like children who sit in the mall saying to one another: We played music for you, but you didn’t dance. We sang a sad song for you, but you didn’t cry.

Matthew 11: 16-17

DayLight Prayer –

Lord, when we try to put you in a box that we have designed and we have made, forgive us. Show us that you create us, we do not create you. Amen.

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DayLight 5.27.13

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DayLight Scripture –

Then I heard the Lord’s voice saying: Who should I send? Who will go for us? I said: Here I am. Send me.

Isaiah 6:8

DayLight Prayer –

Lord, everyday people are sent by you into places of danger, places of hardship, places of struggle. May you enable us to hear you when you call and strengthen us to say: Here I am. Send me. Then, gracious Lord, give us courage to go. Amen.

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DayLight 5.26.13

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DayLight Scripture –

The abundant Spirit whom God poured out on us through Jesus Christ our savior has made us right with God. Now we are part of God’s eternal family.

Titus 3: 6-7

DayLight Prayer –

Today, O Lord, may the Holy Spirit continue to course through us, filling us with God’s amazing grace. May we live in the truth that God has saved us, and that death is for us a mere shadow without any substance at all. Amen.

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DayLight 5.25.13

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DayLight Scripture –

So those who were scattered went on their way proclaiming the message of good news.

Acts 8:4

DayLight Prayer –

Lord, our days of toil and time seem to indeed break and scatter us. So Lord, I pray that today we will be scattered like good seeds upon the soil of any who need you. Let the good news grow in them; let it bear fruit that saves. Amen.

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DayLight 5.24.13

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DayLight Scripture –

A person’s desire should be loyalty to a promise. Better to be poor than to break promises.

Proverbs 19:22

DayLight Prayer –

Lord, help me today to keep all my promises. Pour into my wayward attitudes the divine faithfulness of your son Jesus and help me to remain loyal to my words. Amen.

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DayLight 5.23.13

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DayLight Scripture –

Be careful that no one takes you captive with pretty words that sound reasonable or by the offer of following a tradition or by any teaching that is not Christ-centered.

Colossians 2:8

DayLight Prayer –

May God be my teacher today, and may I be shown Jesus’ way, Jesus’ truth, and Jesus’ life. God, let that vision be my own reason today; that I am Christ-centered in everything I do. Amen.

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DayLight 5.22.13

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DayLight Scripture –

Because of our God’s merciful compassion, the dawn from heaven will visit us to shine on those who live in darkness and in the deadly shadows; that light will guide us into ways of peace.

Luke 1: 78-79

DayLight Prayer –

Gracious Father, for those of us who feel that we are stumbling around in the deadly dark with grief overwhelming us…I ask you to open the dawn before our eyes and give us the Way to see peace. Only you can cause the dawn. Amen.

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