DayLight 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.
Orange Lacewing Butterfly
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 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.
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.