Monthly Archives: July 2015

Daylight 7-31-15


imageDaylight Scripture – You set a table before me as my enemies watch. My head you anoint with fragrant oil. My cup overflows.

Psalm 23: 5

Daylight Prayer – Lord, the abundance of your care overwhelms me. I thank you for the blessings that you so lavishly pour out on me. Fill me completely with your great love and kindness. Guide me into the places where I can share it with others. Amen.

Daylight 7-30-15


imageDaylight Scripture – God keeps me alive. God guides me in proper paths for the sake of his good name.

Psalm 23:3

Daylight Prayer – Wonderful Father, your love is all that keeps the world from disintegrating into chaos. Thank you for your long suffering and for your gracious goodness and mercy to us. Help me today to extend that love to the world around me. Amen

Daylight 7-29-15


imageDaylight Scripture – God lets me rest in grassy meadows; God leads me to restful waters;

Psalm 23:2

Daylight Prayer – Lord, the rest you give to me is a blessing in my life. Today I pray for all those who are grieving and who are hurting. May your sweet comfort rest upon them. Amen.

DayLight 7.28.15


bw-crossDayLight Scripture – Yes, goodness and faithful love pursue me all the days of my life, and I will live[b] in the Lord’s house as long as I live.

Psalm 23:6

DayLight Prayer – Great and Almighty God, Thank you for your goodness and faithfulness every day. You fill my life with good things, and keep the evil things far from me. Your love supports my heart, and your grace saves me.  Let your life flow in me. Amen. 

DayLight 7.20.15


darkDayLight Scripture –  You are the light of the world. A city on top of a hill can’t be hidden.

Matthew 5:14

DayLight Prayer – Lord, I pray today for those who are living in dark places. They may be hidden away by some evil. They may be taken in grief. They may be living through great hardship. They may be lost in depression. Where ever they may be, I pray for the light of your love…through the mercy of someone you send…to be lavished upon them. Draw them away and out of their dark place. Amen.

DayLight 7.19.15


forestDayLight Scripture – Lord, you have done so many things! You made them all so wisely! The earth is full of your creations!

Psalm 104:24

DayLight Prayer – Lord, I am continually in awe of your creation. Every time I think that I have seen everything, I always see more. I see more beauty, more uniqueness, more splendor, everyday freshness. Your grace is exactly like that, creating me anew every morning through the power of Jesus who came to rescue all of creation…including me. Amen.

DayLight 7.18.15


preahcersDayLight Scripture – “Give thanks to the Lord because he is good, because his faithful love lasts forever!”

Psalm 107:1

DayLight Prayer – Lord, Thank you. Thank you for being the good in my life. Thank you for loving me in spite of what I have achieved or not achieved. Thank you for knowing that your love does indeed last forever. How very awesome!   Amen. 

DayLight 7.17.15


jan-preaching-easterDayLight Scripture – But the Lord stood by me and gave me strength, so that the entire message would be preached through me and so all the nations could hear it. I was also rescued from the lion’s mouth!

2 Timothy 4:17

DayLight Prayer – Lord, Thank you for all those who proclaim the good news to the world. Many times they can become discouraged by the “lions” surrounding them. Encourage them, lift them up in your Holy Spirit so that they can preach, teach, lead and guide with wisdom from above…wisdom from you alone.  Amen. 

DayLight 7.16.15


gardnerDayLight Scripture – The Lord God took the human and settled him in the garden of Eden to farm it and to take care of it.

Genesis 2:15

DayLight Prayer – Lord, I am so grateful for this beautiful world you have given us to live in. I know that we do not take care of it as we should. Forgive us, and help us to realize that this is our home, the one you gave us, and it is where we obtain all that we have. Help us to take care of it, just as you intend.  Amen. 

DayLight 7.15.15


gatewayDayLight Scripture – Those who dwell on the far edges stand in awe of your acts. You make the gateways of morning and evening sing for joy.

Psalm 65:8

DayLight Prayer – Almighty One, How many people are there who stand on the far edges? How many stand in awe, and want to draw close? Wherever they are, whomever they are, give them courage to step closer to you. Show them the joy that abounds within your gates.   Amen.