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DayLight 6.20.13

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DayLight Scripture –

Accept those who are weak in faith; don’t argue with them about conflicting doctrines.

Romans 14:1

DayLight Prayer –

Oh Lord, help us to accept one another wherever we each may be on the way of faith. Help us understand that saints and right understandings are not made overnight. Help us seek you for our faith and instruction, and rely less on man-made ideas. Above all stop our arguments and increase our ecumenical spirit. Amen.

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DayLight 6.19.13

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DayLight Scripture –

Idle hands result in poverty; not so with diligent hands.

Proverbs 10:4

DayLight Prayer –

Lord, help me today to have diligent hands for those in need. May my works of piety result in turning, at least momentarily, poverty into riches. Amen.

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DayLight 6.18.13

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DayLight Scripture –

Jesus said, “I am (the Messiah), and you will see me seated at God’s right hand coming with the heaven’s clouds.

Mark 14:62

DayLight Prayer –

Lord, Frankly I can’t really imagine that great day when you appear to us all…just as you are. It is hard to imagine this world without evil, oppression, hurt, and death. So I offer a prayer of thanks for this promise and the assurance of this future day. Amen.

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DayLight 6.17.13

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DayLight Scripture –

The commands, don’t commit adultery, don’t murder, steal or covet, and all the others like them are summed up in this command: Love others like you love yourself.

Romans 14:9

DayLight Prayer –

Sometimes I wonder, how is this done? How can I love others the same as I love me? Only can you enable me to do it, so I humbly ask, Lord, enable me today. Amen.

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DayLight 6.16.13

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DayLight Scripture –

How can a young person keep his way straight? By keeping God’s word.

Psalm 119:9

DayLight Prayer –

Heavenly father, I’m no longer young in body, but my spirit is still a babe in your eyes. Help me today to make all decisions in the light of your word and will. Amen.

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DayLight 6.15.13

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DayLight Scripture –

I love the Lord because God has heard my appeal for help. Because God has turned an ear to me, I will call on God always.

Psalm 116:1-2

DayLight Prayer –

Lord, thank you for hearing me when I call to you, for bringing the blessed peace of your presence, for relieving my fears, for holding me secure as only you can. Beloved Lord, my rock, my salvation, I love you. Amen.

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DayLight 6.14.13

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DayLight Scripture –

Jesus said to those whose heart was constantly consumed with money, “You justify what you do to those around you, but God knows your heart. Listen. What is loved by people is not always what God loves.”

Luke 16:14-15

DayLight Prayer –

Father, I know my heart isn’t always where it should be…if not on money…then surely on myself. Help me Lord, to place more value on others, and help me grow in generosity. Amen.

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DayLight 6.13.13

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DayLight Scripture –

Therefore its name is called Babylon, for there the Lord confused the language of the whole earth and from there the Lord scattered the people  throughout the earth.

Genesis 11:9

DayLight Prayer –

Great God of heaven, I want to remember today that when people make up their minds to become gods themselves, they will be confused and scattered. Help me to remember.  Amen.

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DayLight 6.12.13

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DayLight Scripture –

Jesus said. “You have heard it said, ‘an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth,’ but I tell you, don’t resist the person who does evil. Rather, if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn the other to him too.”

Matthew 6:38

DayLight Prayer –

Lord, how hard it is for me to turn the “other cheek, ” especially when the slaps are sarcastic looks and hateful words. If you help me though, today I will try to go the extra mile and resist giving it back.  Amen.

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DayLight 6.11.13

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DayLight Scripture –

So the Lord God said: “I’ve laid down a precious stone in the homeland, a tested stone, a cornerstone, a sure and certain foundation; the one who believes will be unshakable.

Isaiah 28:16

DayLight Prayer –

Lord of heaven, help me today to believe and stand firm on the foundation of your love. Even when I feel like my knees will buckle and I may fall, help me stand. Amen.

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