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DayLight 9.17.14

chainsDayLight Scripture – Christ has set us free for freedom. Therefore, stand firm and don’t submit to the bonds of the slavery to sin again.

Galatians 5:1

DayLight Prayer – Lord, today I pray for people who feel themselves slipping back into their old lives. Help them today to see how the devil is lulling them into complacency, routine, and ease. Give them a fire in their heart for you, and re-awaken their spirits to be lifted into the freedom you have given us.  Amen.

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DayLight 9.16.14

danceDayLight Scripture – The Lord makes a record as he registers the peoples: “Each one was born there.” Praise the Lord.  And while they dance, people sing: “The source of my life comes from you.”

Psalm 87:6-7

DayLight Prayer – Holy Savior, I am so blessed to know that you count me in! I am also thankful that it was for all of your children you came, gave your life, rose again and you make a way for each of us to be counted in. Lord, help those who have not heard, to hear; those who have not witnessed your love, to witness it; those who have not known the touch of your grace, to know your merciful touch. Thanks be to God, who is the source of life. Hallelujah! Amen.

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DayLight 9.15.14

Jesus_crippled_womanDayLight Scripture – Jesus said to the man who had been lame for 38 years, “Get up! Pick up your mat and walk.”  Immediately the man was well, and he picked up his mat and walked. Now that day was the Sabbath. 

John 5:8

DayLight Prayer – Lord,  I know so many of your children who have suffered for years with illness, depression, grief, worry, fatigue and hopelessness. God in your mercy hear my prayer for them. Give them healing from all that ails them. Speak to their hearts so that they know that there is healing in you. Amen.

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DayLight 9.14.14

blessed_are_the_peacemakers_t_nvDayLight Scripture – If possible, to the best of your ability, live at peace with all people.

Romans 12:18

DayLight Prayer – Lord, My prayer today is for people in places in the world who are peacemakers, those whose lives are dedicated to settling disputes, bringing people to the table, and who live the life of peaceful existence. Help them Lord in their work and in their life.  Amen.

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DayLight 9.13.14

handsDayLight Scripture –Because you are his children, sons and daughters, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, “Abba, Father” testifies to you. You are no longer a slave to the world, but God’s child; and since you are his child, God has made you also an heir to the kingdom.

Galatians 4: 6-7

DayLight Prayer – Thank you Lord for the blessing of church and my church family. I know I’m never alone in this world. There is you and there is them, my sisters and brothers. Thank  you God for the Church, who has brought to me your gospel. Amen.

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DayLight 9.11.14

9.11DayLight Scripture -Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I fear no danger because you are with me. Your shepherd’s stick and staff—they protect me.

Psalm 23:4

DayLight Prayer – Holy God, I remember the day when I believed the world might end, for the evil’s devastation was upon the people of our country. We were in shock, horrified, angry, and desperately seeking answers. And we were mourning. I pray today for persons whose lives were forever changed on 9/11. I thank you for the resilience, the healing, and the knowledge that you are always with us, even on the darkest day. Help me to let go of all violence, hatred, and live at peace with my neighbors.  Amen.

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DayLight 9.10.14

teacherDayLight Scripture – My child, if your heart is wise, then my heart too will be happy. My inner being will rejoice when your lips speak with integrity.

Proverbs 23: 15-16

DayLight Prayer – Lord, Today I pray for teaches who are in classrooms around our world. Help them God in their struggles to teach, support and encourage students. Help them to know the difference they make in the lives of children, youth and adults who are learning from them. Instill within each one the integrity of service and show them the results of their labor.  Amen.

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DayLight 9.9.14

armsDayLight Scripture -Don’t be too quick to get angry because anger lives in the fool’s heart. .

Ecclesiastes 7: 9

DayLight Prayer – Lord, Some days I get angry over the most foolish things…things that really do not matter at all. Help me today to see the futility of angry outbursts, slammed doors, and harsh words, and help me to see the benefit of understanding, kindness, and grace. Amen.

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DayLight 9.8.14

poured outDayLight Scripture – The grace of our Lord was poured out on me abundantly, along with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus.

1 Timothy 1:14

DayLight Prayer – Lord, Everyday I experience your grace when I awake for another time. Your abundant love then carries me through every hour. I am so grateful. Help me to love others in such a way that they can see your grace in my life. Amen.

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DayLight 9.7.14

helpDayLight Scripture – The commandments, Don’t commit adultery, don’t murder, don’t steal, don’t desire what others have, and any other commandments, are all summed up in these words: You must love your neighbor as yourself.

Romans 13: 9

DayLight Prayer – Lord, Help me today to remember these words from Paul to the believers at Rome. It is really simple, treat others as good as you treat yourself. Help me to search for the good to I can do for others. Amen.

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