DayLight Scripture -“Why do you look for the living among the dead? He isn’t here, but has been raised.”
Luke 24: 5-6a
DayLight Prayer – Lord, I thank you for the resurrection, for today’s reminder as your body of believers all over the world have joined to praise you with shouts of hallelujah and songs of praise, and for making a way for us to be born again. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – It was the Preparation Day for the Sabbath, and the Sabbath was quickly approaching.
DayLight Prayer – Lord, I pray for all of us who are today contemplating the reality of Jesus and his sacrifice; all of us who believe, yet are amazed, and wonder as to why would he die for us, so unworthy are we. Like the disciples did, through the long night’s confusion, we wait. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – Peter remembered Jesus’ words, “Before the rooster crows you will deny me three times.” And Peter went out and cried uncontrollably.
Matthew 26: 75
DayLight Prayer – Lord, I pray for your people today who are facing a dark night of fear, just like the one that caused Peter to deny you. I know that you forgave Peter, just as you forgive us when our fear and suffering overtake us and we cry out…I don’t know him! Thank you for your mercy, your compassion and your forgiveness. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – I trust in God; I won’t be afraid. What can anyone do to me?
DayLight Prayer – Lord, I am so grateful that you are with me when I am afraid. You go before me, and you walk behind. You stand by my side, and all around. I am safe within your holy presence. I am blessed even when there is danger, even when there is danger. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – I call heaven and earth as my witnesses for you right now: I have set life and death, blessing and disaster before you. Now, choose life—so that you and your descendants will live—
DayLight Prayer – Lord, When you were among us, you gave us this great grace, you made a way for us to choose life or death. Thank you for the faith to choose life. Thank you those whose lives have been the witnesses you sent to set the choice before us, those saints who themselves chose life, and then poured it out so that we would know salvation. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength; they will fly up on wings like eagles; they will run and not be tired; they will walk and not be weary.
DayLight Prayer – Lord, Today I pray for anyone who is struggling to keep faith. Help them to remember that true faith and courage are like a kite which when facing an opposing wind only raises higher. And Lord let them know that they do not fly alone. Amen.
DayLight Scripture -You rule over the surging sea; when its waves mount up, you still them.
DayLight Prayer – Lord, There are so many people I know who are in such turbulent seas that they may drown. God I ask on their behalf today, that you to throw them a lifeline of your grace. Give them the strength to reach out and grasp your might arm so that they will be saved. Amen.
DayLight Scripture -For the Lamb at the center of the throne will be their shepherd; ‘he will lead them to springs of living water.’ And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.
DayLight Prayer – Lord, Today my heart mourns for those who have lost loved ones in death. Please comfort my friends in their terrible losses, lift their sorrows, and help them to be sustained by your grace. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – Let the people thank you, God! Let all the people thank you! The earth yields its harvest. God blesses us—our God blesses us!
DayLight Prayer – Lord, I noticed today that you know how to make some very beautiful days, filled with beautiful moments with hugs, laughter, smiles, good friends, and food. For these days, I am so grateful! Amen.
DayLight Scripture – Happy are people who make peace, because they will be called God’s children.
DayLight Prayer – Lord, I pray that for every word of aggression that is spoken today, 100 words of gentleness is uttered, and for every word of war, a million words of peace . Amen.