Praise Him From Sunrise to Sunset

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  Psalms 113:3

From the rising of the sun to its going down the LORD’s name is to be praised. (NKJV)
From east to west the LORD’s name is deserving of praise. (NET)
From the rising of the sun to its setting the name of the Lord is to be praised. (NASB)

Reflect

Re-read your favorite version of the text. Think about it for a few minutes. Is He not worthy of praise all day long?

Respond

Respond to the Lord by praising Him from sunrise to sunset!

Rest

Finally, simply rest in the Word of God and in His presence. Abide in the Lord and allow Him to abide in you by and through His Word.

This is the True God and Eternal Life

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Today’s reading is: 1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us an understanding, that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.  (NKJV)
And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us insight to know him who is true, and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This one is the true God and eternal life. (NET)
And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.  (NASB)

Reflect

Think about the scriptural text you just read and take from it what the Lord wants to give you. Repeat the text to yourself. Memorize it. Allow it to sink into you.

Respond

Talk to the Lord about what you discovered during your time of reflection. Ask Him to reveal the true meaning of the scripture to you and how you can apply it to your life. Wait for and listen to His response to you.

Rest

Finally, simply rest in the Word of God and in His presence. Abide in the Lord and allow Him to abide in you by and through His Word.

Keep & Guard Your Life

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Today’s reading is: John 12:25

“He who loves his life will lose it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.” (NKJV)
The one who loves his life destroys it, and the one who hates his life in this world guards it for eternal life.  (NET)
“He who loves his life loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it to life eternal.” (NASB)

Reflect

Think about the scriptural text you just read and take from it what the Lord wants to give you. Repeat the text to yourself. Memorize it. Allow it to sink into you.

Respond

Talk to the Lord about what you discovered during your time of reflection. Ask Him to reveal the true meaning of the scripture to you and how you can apply it to your life. Wait for and listen to His response to you.

Rest

Finally, simply rest in the Word of God and in His presence. Abide in the Lord and allow Him to abide in you by and through His Word.

Waiting Anxiously for Eternal Life

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Today’s reading is: Jude 1:21 

. . . keep ourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life. (NKJV)
. . . maintain yourselves in the love of God, while anticipating the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that brings eternal life. (NET)
. . . keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting anxiously for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.  (NASB)

Reflect

Think about the scriptural text you just read and take from it what the Lord wants to give you. Repeat the text to yourself. Memorize it. Allow it to sink into you.

Respond

Talk to the Lord about what you discovered during your time of reflection. Ask Him to reveal the true meaning of the scripture to you and how you can apply it to your life. Wait for and listen to His response to you.

Rest

Finally, simply rest in the Word of God and in His presence. Abide in the Lord and allow Him to abide in you by and through His Word.