Psalm 1:1-3 ‘Blessed is the man Who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, Nor stands in the path of sinners, Nor sits in the seat of the scornful; But his delight is in the law of the Lord, And in His law he meditates day and night. He shall be like a tree Planted by the rivers of water, That brings forth its fruit in its season, Whose leaf also shall not wither; And whatever he does shall prosper.’
INSIGHT -Blessed is a person who doesn’t walk in sin knowingly but enjoys doing God’s will. -He will be led by Christ (The living water), he will never lack & will prosper in health, wealth & all aspects of life.
PRAYER: Lord Jesus, You are my living water. Come into my heart to guide me in the way of righteousness through Your Word. Plant me by Your river so that all I do will prosper. Amen.
Psalm 34:17 The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears, And delivers them out of all their troubles.
INSIGHT -A righteous person prays & The Lord answers his/her prayer. -The righteous pray & The Lord solves all their problems.
PRAYER: Lord God, I cry to You today, hear my prayer. I place my prayer intentions & those of my family members which you know very well into Your Hands. Deliver us from all our troubles, sicknesses, financial situations & lead us with Your powerful Hand to do Your Will. Amen.
2 Timothy 2:22 Flee also youthful lusts; but pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
INSIGHT -Avoid all youthful desires & pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace in Christ. -Pursue these things in company of those who seek God in the same breadth.
PRAYER: Lord Jesus, come into my heart. Lead me & strengthen me in Your righteousness, faith, love & peace. Let Your will be done in my life as I journey with others in the same virtues. Amen.
Matthew 9:13 ‘But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy and not sacrifice.’ For I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.”
INSIGHT -Jesus teaches that He came to call sinner from their state of sin to righteousness. -Jesus says He desires mercy when we confess our sins & not sin offerings as in the old testament. -He died on the cross for our righteousness & grace as we await eternal life. -Jesus calls us all to say NO to sin, bad influence, peer pressure, evil desires & lusts.
PRAYER: Jesus Christ, have mercy on me. You died on the cross for my sins, cleanse me & make me righteous. Give me the grace to say NO to sin, peer pressure, evil desires & lust as I await to become a saint in Heaven when You come again. Amen.
Matthew 6:33 ‘But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.’
INSIGHT -Jesus says we seek first The Kingdom of God & His righteousness. -After which all our heart’s desires will be freely granted to us. -God is The author & finisher of everything so if we seek Him first, He will bless us abundantly.
PRAYER: Lord God, You are the creator of heaven, earth & everything in it. I give my life to You & seek Your Kingdom in righteousness. Grant me all the desires of my heart & bless me. Holy Spirit grant me the fruit of patience to wait for Your will to be done in my life. Amen.