DayLight Scripture – With many parables Jesus gave them the word, as much as they were able to hear.
DayLight Prayer – Lord, Forgive me when I get overwhelmed with all that I encounter in your word. Even when I think I see and understand, I often find myself in over my head. For example, you say, “love your enemies.” Those words overwhelm me. So thank you God that your Holy Spirit gives to me what I can bear, and helps me when I am in too deep, saving me for another day of wisdom. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – The man who had been blind from birth answered, “I don’t know whether Jesus a sinner or not. Here’s what I do know: I was blind and now I see.”
DayLight Prayer – Lord, Why is it that even when you open our eyes, we stumble in our blindness. God forgive me when I refuse to see, though you are by side continually showing me the way. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – Faith, without doing something with that faith, is dead.
DayLight Prayer – Lord, When I am ignoring what I should be doing, how I should be using the faith you have given me, or standing with my head in the clouds… please forgive me and remind me that I serve, which means I do something! Don’t let my faith be dead! Amen.
DayLight Scripture – Jesus said., “If you forgive people for they have done, then God will forgive you as well .”
DayLight Prayer – Lord, When I carry the heaviness of unforgiveness, I am burdened by not only what I carry but my own stuff as well. Help me to remember that you forgive me so that I may forgive. Help me to have your forgiving spirit in me. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – Jesus said., “While I am in the world, I am the light of the world.”
DayLight Prayer – Lord, On this sunny morning I am thankful for the light. We have had some pretty dreary days of late. So thank you for the sun. More than that Lord, thank you for being the light of my inner world, for illuminating my heart, for helping me see my own faults and failures. Thank you for giving me the faith to ask for forgiveness, and then in your great mercy…forgiving me. I rejoice today in the beautiful light of your grace. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – Those who pay close attention to the poor are truly happy! The Lord rescues them during troubling times. .
DayLight Prayer – Lord, My prayer today is for those who struggle with food insecurity, those whose choices are irrelevant, and those who hunger for more than a meal. Help me Lord to pay attention, to help when and where I am able. I am humbled by the blessings I have everyday. Thank you Lord for constantly rescuing me. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – Look among the nations and watch! Be astonished and stare because something is happening in your days that you wouldn’t believe even if you were told.
DayLight Prayer – Lord, I pray for those today who have a front row seat to the many horrible things happening in the world. I am guilty of not paying as much attention to them as I should. Help me be more aware. Even though I can do little in a physical sense, I can pray. Amen.