Month: December 2023

TENDER AND TOUGH

Opening Prayer Father God, thank you for your faithfulness to me. Thank you that all of your promises are ‘Yes’ and ‘Amen.’ Read PHILIPPIANS 3:12 – 4:1 12 Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of …

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SOUL FRIENDS

Opening Prayer Holy Spirit, thank you for the ways you have worked in me to bring me to faith in Jesus and enable me to follow him. I look to you to increase my faith and help me follow him more closely. Read PHILIPPIANS 2:19-30 Timothy and Epaphroditus 19 I hope in the Lord Jesus to send …

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A BETTER BOXING DAY

Opening Prayer Gracious God, in Jesus, we have the absolute assurance that we will spend eternity with you. Thank you for your plan, worked out from the beginning, to make me your own. Read PHILIPPIANS 2:12-18 Do Everything Without Grumbling 12 Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed—not only in my presence, but now much …

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WITH US IN THE VALLEY

Opening Prayer Light of the World, today I celebrate your birth and thank you for your presence in my life. Grant that your light would shine through me to bless those around me. Read PHILIPPIANS 2:5-11 5 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: 6 Who, being in very nature[a] God,    did not consider …

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GOSPEL GROWTH

Opening Prayer In this special season of anticipation, Father, help me to be attentive to what truly matters. Help me to be prepared to give reason for the hope that is mine because of Jesus. Read PHILIPPIANS 1:12-18a Paul’s Chains Advance the Gospel 12 Now I want you to know, brothers and sisters,[a] that what has happened to …

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