Morning Prayer 1 Thessalonians 1:6 You became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you welcomed the message in the midst of severe suffering with the joy given by the Holy Spirit. 1 Thessalonians 1:7 And so you became a model to all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia.
Seek good, not evil,
that you may live.
Then the Lord God Almighty will be with you,
just as you say he is. Amos 5:15 Hate evil, love good;
maintain justice in the courts.
Morning Prayer Ephesians 4:32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Inspiration Can you think of someone that you would consider kind and compassionate? The world today focuses on too many people that are selfish and unkind.
Morning Prayer Mark 8:35 For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me and for the gospel will save it. Mark 8:36 What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul? Mark 8:37
Morning Prayer John 1:12 Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God— John 1:13 children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God.
Morning Prayer Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, Galatians 5:23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:24 Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
Morning Prayer 1 John 5:10 Whoever believes in the Son of God accepts this testimony. Whoever does not believe God has made him out to be a liar, because they have not believed the testimony God has given about his Son. 1 John 5:11 And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.
Teach me to do your will,
for you are my God;
may your good Spirit
lead me on level ground. Psalm 143:11 For your name’s sake, Lord, preserve my life;
in your righteousness, bring me out of trouble.
Morning Prayer James 1:26 Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless. James 1:27 Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.
Morning Prayer Jeremiah 33:3 ‘Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.’ Jeremiah 33:4 For this is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says about the houses in this city and the royal palaces of Judah that have been torn down to be used against the siege ramps and the sword
Morning Prayer Leviticus 19:32 “ ‘Stand up in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God. I am the Lord. Leviticus 19:33 “ ‘When a foreigner resides among you in your land, do not mistreat them. Inspiration It is good to honor the elderly.
“You are my witnesses,” declares the Lord,
“and my servant whom I have chosen,
so that you may know and believe me
and understand that I am he.
Before me no god was formed,
nor will there be one after me.
Morning Prayer Mark 9:30 They left that place and passed through Galilee. Jesus did not want anyone to know where they were, Mark 9:31 because he was teaching his disciples. He said to them, “The Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men.
I will exalt you, my God the King;
I will praise your name for ever and ever. Psalm 145:2 Every day I will praise you
and extol your name for ever and ever. Psalm 145:3 Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise;
his greatness no one can fathom.
Morning Prayer Philippians 2:3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, Philippians 2:4 not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others. Philippians 2:5 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus:
Morning Prayer Romans 15:32 so that I may come to you with joy, by God’s will, and in your company be refreshed. Romans 15:33 The God of peace be with you all. Amen. Inspiration Writing to the Romans, Paul asks for prayer.
Morning Prayer Matthew 18:15 “If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over. Inspiration Nobody likes hearing about a problem that someone has with them from another person.
Morning Prayer Galatians 3:26 So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, Galatians 3:27 for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. Galatians 3:28 There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
Morning Prayer 1 Peter 2:11 Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul. Inspiration Beware of the lust of the flesh, for in the eyes of the Lord who wishes for us to enter into His Kingdom, these desires may pull us further away from the possibilities of a richer, fuller spiritual life in His embrace.
Teach me your way, Lord;
lead me in a straight path
because of my oppressors. Psalm 27:12 Do not turn me over to the desire of my foes,
for false witnesses rise up against me,
spouting malicious accusations.