DayLight Scripture – Some people brought children to Jesus so that he would place his hands on them and pray. But the disciples scolded them. “Allow the children to come to me,” Jesus said. “Don’t forbid them, because the kingdom of heaven belongs to people like these children.” Then he blessed the children and went away from there.
Matthew 19: 13-5
DayLight Prayer – Dear Lord, Today I focus my prayer on children. For all those who feel left out, send them friends. For all those who are hungry, provide them with adequate nourishment. For all those who suffer from illness, bring them healing. For all those whose lives are fearful, give them a sense of love, peace and comfort. For all who are homeless, place them in a stable home. For all who are orphans, find them parents. For all who lack means for education, healthcare, and the things that make childhood good, help us all to work hard to help those who cannot help themselves. All the children of the earth. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – Jesus said to Zacchaeus, “Today, salvation has come your household because you too are a son of Abraham. I came to seek and save the lost.”
Luke 19: 9-10
DayLight Prayer – Lord of Heaven, I wonder if everyone who is lost know that they are. Today I pray that any who are comes to the realization that life everlasting is tied to a savior, you. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – But you have filled my heart with more joy than when their wheat and wine are everywhere! I will lie down and fall asleep in peace because you alone, Lord, let me live in safety.
DayLight Prayer – Dear Lord, I pray today for all who are searching for joy in their lives, those who list heartache and pain in their daily walk. God be in those places where you are needed to bring peace. Give the care that resurrects in the name of Christ Jesus. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – I will give you rain at the proper time, the land will produce its yield, and the trees of the field will produce their fruit.
DayLight Prayer – Dear Lord, I prayed for rain and you gave rain. I prayed for sun and you gave sun. Thank you for the blessing of all provision. Help me to provide for others as you enable me. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – To the nut grove I went down to look upon the fresh growth in the valley, to see whether the vine was in flower, whether the pomegranates had bloomed.
Song of Solomon 6:11
DayLight Prayer – Dear Lord, I was looking for you today, and I found you in the yellow of the field, the blue of the sky, the green of the trees. It gladdens my heart that when I show up…you are there. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – Friends love all the time, and kinsfolk are born for times of trouble.
DayLight Prayer – Lord, Today I ask that you help us in our familial relationships. Sometimes we overlook the love and support that is there for us within our families. Thank you for our kinfolk and thank you for our friends. Bless them I pray. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – Jacob said, “No, please, do me the kindness of accepting my gift. Seeing your face is like seeing God’s face, since you’ve accepted me so warmly.
DayLight Prayer – Lord, Thank you for the love that you give between friends. I pray that you encourage all my friends who are doubting themselves today. I pray that you will made inroads into their hearts and pour your sweet loving kindness into them until they feel the power of your Holy presence! Amen.
DayLight Scripture – We escaped like a bird from the hunters’ trap; the trap was broken so we escaped!
DayLight Prayer – Lord, My prayer today is for anyone who is feeling trapped in a situation, whether that situation is of their own choosing or not. I pray that you enable them to see the way out that you are providing, and give them the strength to step out of the snares that hold them. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – Don’t be ashamed of the testimony about the Lord or of me, his prisoner. Instead, share the suffering for the good news, depending on God’s power.
2 Timothy 1: 8
DayLight Prayer – Holy Lord, Today I pray for those in the world who are suffering in terrible ways because of the testimony that they share about you and your power. Let them be encouraged through your spirit, and by this prayer. Strengthen them for the work that they are doing, and answer their prayers with power and amazing grace. Amen.
DayLight Scripture – If I speak in tongues of human beings and of angels but I don’t have love, I’m a clanging gong or a clashing cymbal.
1 Corinthians 13:1
DayLight Prayer – Lord, In this world there are so many tongues, so many words, and so few of them speak of peace and love. They are cymbals for sure, clanging in the winds of discord, oppression, bigotry, unforgiveness and hate. Forgive us Lord. Fill us with your love and help us speak in ways that are caring. Amen.