Monthly Archives: April 2014

DayLight 4.30.14


chains111DayLight Scripture – God brought them out from the darkness and deep gloom; he shattered their chains.

Psalm 107:14

 DayLight Prayer – Lord, I am blessed to know people whose chains you have shattered. Those lives give me hope for all that your mercy and grace can accomplish. Help me to be part of your kingdom building in the places where I am.  Amen.

DayLight 4.29.14


peaceful-morningDayLight Scripture – Everyone who lives in the secret place of the most his will rest in the shadow of God.

Psalm 91:1

 DayLight Prayer – Lord, I give thanks that you allow the likes of me into your secret place, that blessed place of rest. That shadowy place is fully lit by the peace and presence of Christ.  Amen.

DayLight 4.28.14


open-bibleDayLight Scripture – Like a newborn baby, desire all that is pure from the word, like pure milk which will nourish you for eternal life.

1 Peter 2:2

 DayLight Prayer – Lord, Forgive me when I abuse your scripture, trying to look for things that I want it to say. Rather Lord through your Holy Spirit guide me to exactly what I need, and what I will be nourished by.  Amen.

DayLight 4.27.14


power2bfor2blife_t_nvDayLight Scripture – Don’t be anxious about anything; rather, bring up all of your requests to God in your prayers and petitions, along with giving thanks.

Philippians 4:6

 DayLight Prayer – Lord, I wonder why I get anxious sometimes. Is it because my thoughts are so small that I can’t think of all you are capable of? Help me with that please, so I can remember that you are God and nothing escapes your power. Give me power for living.  Amen.

DayLight 4.26.14


Star of Jerusalem flowers and budsDayLight Scripture – With great fear and excitement, they hurried away from the tomb and ran to tell his disciples.

Matthew 28:8

DayLight Prayer – Lord, Thank you for this wonderful resurrection joy you have given me this week. I have been blessed by the celebration of life all around me, blooming dogwoods, bearded irises, dainty stars of Jerusalem, fuzzy little nuts, sunshine and rain, all of it has brought me joy.  Thank you for life! Amen.

DayLight 4.25.14


skytwilightDayLight Scripture – I spoke, I saved, I proclaimed, not some stranger among you. You are my witnesses, says the Lord, and I am God.

Isaiah 43:12

 DayLight Prayer – Lord, I have been blessed by your words of salvation, your proclamation of grace to me. Fill me today with your spirit so that I can be your witness in the earth, both through my actions and my deeds, and through my thoughts and my prayers.  Amen.

DayLight 4.24.14


michaelmilton_open-doorDayLight Scripture – Be ready to open up your homes to guests, because by doing this some have been hosts to angels without knowing it.

Hebrews 13:2


DayLight Prayer – Lord, I am thinking about all the people who need the hospitality of others. Swarms of folks who have lost their way, their belongings, and their sanity. Help me and each of us to remember and to be open to them, offering the hospitality and love of Christ.  Amen.

DayLight 4.23.14


cupped-hands-fountain-01-600DayLight Scripture – After Jesus rose up early on the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, from whom he had cast out seven demons.

Mark 16: 9

 DayLight Prayer – Lord of all, I pray today for those I am acquainted with and those I am not who are facing a life without knowing you. You have the power to cast out all our demons when we give over our wills, and allow you to work in our hearts and lives. Demons flee in your presence, and for that I am so grateful. Amen.

DayLight 4.22.14

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DayLight Scripture – Jesus said to amazed disciples, “This is what is written: the Christ will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day. A change of heart and life for the forgiveness of sins must be preached in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.  You are witnesses of these things.”


Luke 24: 46-48


DayLight Prayer – Lord, Here on the third day of Easter I still rejoice. You have brought us the way to heaven; the good news of a change in heart and life. Help all of us who believe this gospel witness to your words, these exact words that you spoke to your disciples. Help me Lord to be a witness. Amen.

DayLight 4.21.14


gloriousDayLight Scripture -He said to them, “Why are you startled? Why are doubts arising in your hearts? Look at my hands and my feet. It’s really me! Touch me and see, for a ghost doesn’t have flesh and bones like you see I have.”

Luke 24: 38-39


DayLight Prayer – Lord, Today is still my day of rejoicing. The resurrection makes me glad. I know that all my loved ones will be raised to glory one day, along with all the saints of God. Until then we who remain wait for your glorious return. Thank you Lord for you mercy and grace. Amen.