Monthly Archives: November 2014

DayLight 11.17.14


hand_reaching_outDayLight Scripture – There is no distinction between people, because the same Lord is Lord of all, who gives richly to all who call on him.  All who call on the Lord’s name will be saved.

Romans 10: 12-13

DayLight Prayer – Lord,  Today I pray for people who believe that you only hear the prayers of the good. Help them to know that you hear every prayer that is uttered in the name of the Lord. All they have to do is pray. You hear; you act; you save. Amen.

DayLight 11.16.14


mistyDayLight Scripture – I raise my eyes toward the mountains. Where will my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the maker of heaven and earth.

Psalm 121: 1-2

DayLight Prayer – Lord, Thank you for the rain, the wind, and the misty mountains. Thank you for the help that you send to me when I am at a loss, or concerned about a loved one, or in a state of grief. Your love comforts. Your love even melts a cold heart. Your love creates a new world within me, so help extend your creation beyond myself to those I encounter.  Amen.

DayLight 11.15.14


college-student8DayLight Scripture – How can young people keep their paths pure? By guarding them according to what you’ve said.

Psalm 119:9

DayLight Prayer – Lord,  My prayer today is for all young people in college. Lord, I know that they are faced with decisions, many of which can change the course of their lives. I pray today that you are with them and help them to think of you before they make any choice. Amen.

DayLight 11.14.14


wild-horses-runningDayLight Scripture – Christ himself suffered on account of sins, once for all, the righteous one on behalf of the unrighteous. He did this in order to bring you into the presence of God. Christ was put to death as a human, but made alive by the Spirit.

1 Peter 3:18

DayLight Prayer – Lord, Today I offer praise to you for the blessing of your righteous. Lord you have indeed made a way for me to be saved, something I cannot do for myself, no matter how good I try to be. I fail at the righteousness business…big time. Thank you for giving me the gift of grace. Help me to live into that great gift. Amen.

DayLight 11.12.14


alpha_omega_symbolDayLight Scripture –  Then he said to me, “All is done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. To the thirsty I will freely give water from the life-giving spring. Those who emerge victorious will inherit these things. I will be their God, and they will be my sons and daughters.

Revelation 21:6-7

DayLight Prayer – Lord, I am thankful in knowing that you are both the beginning and the end. Today I pray for any person who is struggling with believing that you are the creator and that you love them. If there is trouble in their life that is preventing them from experiencing your loving presence, your spoken-to-their-heart words, and your peace, I pray that you lift that trouble off of them. Help them to feel relief, and send them people who care. Help them have victory today! Amen.

DayLight 11.10.14


LifelineDayLight Scripture –  The waters rose and spread out over the earth. The ark floated on the surface of the waters.

Genesis 7:18

DayLight Prayer – Lord, Today I pray for those in deep water. I know that we don’t always make the choices we should, and we get ourselves in big jams. My heart hurts for those who are in trouble because of a mistake they have made. I ask that you show mercy and send them help; send the good souls to lend a hand or throw out a lifeline. Amen.

DayLight 11.9.14


churchDayLight Scripture –  I rejoiced with those who said to me,  “Let’s go to the Lord’s house!”

Psalm 122:1

DayLight Prayer – Thank you God, for your houses of worship. I am blessed by your people, your saints who accompany me especially on the Lord’s day. Bless each one I pray.  Amen.

DayLight 11.7.14


slide-62DayLight Scripture –  So he got up and went to his father. “While he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was moved with compassion. His father ran to him, hugged him, and kissed him.

Luke 15: 20

DayLight Prayer – Great Father of us all, my heart goes out to all those grown up children who are estranged from their parents, those who have done things that they believe can never be forgiven. I pray Lord that you will help them reconcile, to reach out and seek forgiveness. I pray too for parents who will be able to let go of hurt and disappointment and open arms of welcome to their wayward children. Amen.

DayLight 11.6.14


Food_Ministry_04DayLight Scripture – Then they will reply, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison and didn’t do anything to help you?’ Then he will answer, ‘I assure you that when you haven’t done it for one of the least of these, you haven’t done it for me.’

Matthew 25: 44-45

DayLight Prayer – Lord, my prayer today focuses on people who have food insecurity. You know who they are, and how they worry if there will be enough to go around for supper, or if the kids will have a bite to eat before school, or whether the food will last until the check comes. Help me to know when and how to help, so that what I do will leave intact the feelings and dignity of anyone who suffers.