Daylight Scripture – Paul and his companions traveled throughout the regions of Phrygia and Galatia because the Holy Spirit kept them from speaking the word in the province of Asia.
Daylight Prayer – Lord, today I pray for those of us who want to speak out, give advice, tell our opinions, revise others thoughts, preach, persuade and otherwise sound off. Help us to listen to your Spirit before we do, since you know when the time is right better than we do. Amen.
Daylight Scripture – Come, see the Lord’s deeds. See how he has laid waste to the earth, bringing wars to an end in every corner of the world, breaking the bow and shattering the spear, burning chariots with fire.
Daylight Prayer – Lord, my prayer today is for people for are living in war-torn countries. God, please grant them courage, safety, and peace. Come Lord Jesus, and break down the barriers the separate us and cause us to hate. Turn us into peacemakers rather than the war makers we are. Amen.
Daylight Scripture – God is our refuge and strength, a help always near in times of great trouble. That’s why we won’t be afraid when the world falls apart, when the mountains crumble into the center of the sea, when its waters roar and rage, when the mountains shake because of its surging waves.
Psalm 46: 1-3
Daylight Prayer – Gracious God, I am grateful that I can be certain of your great power and protection. Today I pray for people who do not know the blessing of the safety of your love, mercy, and care. Thank you for continuing to seek them with your perfect grace. Anoint us who know to the work in your kingdom. Amen.
Daylight Scripture.- Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to obey everything that I’ve commanded you. Look, I myself will be with you every day until the end of this present age.”
Daylight Prayer – My prayer today is for all people who are at work making disciples, being pastors, teachers, missionaries, and friends. God bless and strengthen each one of them. Fill them with good news to tell. Amen.
Daylight Scripture – So, even in my old age with gray hair, don’t abandon me, God! Not until I tell generations about your mighty arm, tell all who are yet to come about your strength, and about your ultimate righteousness, God, because you’ve done awesome things! Who can compare to you, God?
Psalm 71: 18-19
Daylight Prayer – Lord, today I pray for those of us whose wisdom has been gained in the land of hard knocks and trial and error. Help us when we believe our life has little to teach others that you have indeed given us a witness of grace to share. God bless us gray ones with boldness to speak of your great love. Amen.
Daylight Scripture – Be my rock of refuge where I can always escape. You commanded that my life be saved because you are my rock and my fortress.
Daylight Prayer – Lord, I pray today for anybody who is seeking refuge from the storms of life. Give them the courage to call on you, and bless the with the assurance of your care and love. Amen.
Daylight Scripture – Announce! Approach! Confer together! Who proclaimed this from the beginning, announced it from long ago? Wasn’t it I, the Lord? There’s no other God except me, a righteous God and a savior; there’s none besides me!
Daylight Prayer – Lord, I am grateful for all those who are at work serving us in stores, restaurants, resorts, police cars, fire trucks, EMS vehicles and in all the other places where persons are not having a holiday. May they be well rewarded for their time, and bless them on this Labor Day. Amen.
Daylight Scripture – Therefore, if you were raised with Christ, look for the things that are above where Christ is sitting at God’s right side. Think about the things above and not things on earth.
Daylight Prayer – Lord, today my prayer is for those who are confused, frightened, and struggling with their thoughts and feelings. Send to them the strength of your Holy Spirit and enable them to think of you and encourage them to call on you for understanding. Amen.
Daylight Scripture – Remain in me, and I will remain in you. A branch can’t produce fruit by itself, but must remain in the vine. Likewise, you can’t produce fruit unless you remain in me.
John 15: 4
Daylight Prayer – Gracious Lord, today my prayer is for those who are desperately attempting to stay connected to you, the vine of all life. Give them strength to hold on in the midst of the storm they are facing. Amen.
Daylight Scripture – For the whole law is summed up in a single commandment, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
Daylight Prayer – Lord, ours is the task of following your commandment to love others as much as we love ourselves. For those of us who find it so difficult to do, let your Holy Spirit give us the power to follow that commandment as you do. Amen.