Studying and Praying in all Seasons – Beloved Women – November 1, 2022
READ: “I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways. I will delight in your statutes; I will not forget your word.” (Psalm 119:15-16 ESV)
TODAY’S ENCOURAGEMENT: In this life, we never know when the unexpected will come. In an instance, sometimes our lives can be turned upside down for the good or for the bad. In those times when we have a lifestyle that is centered on His Word and praying, we stand in the midst of the change. It may not be easy, but when we are grounded in His Word and have an active prayer life, we should respond differently. In Him, we can give praise and thanksgiving, and we can say use me for Your glory. But when we lack that fellowship with God through His word and Prayer, it is not easy to come through the “unexpected.”
In Psalm 119, we are reminded to meditate on His precepts, fix our eyes on Him, and take delight in His statutes. We need to be ready and in His Word, in all seasons of life. By having an active study and prayer life, we know the character and nature of our God, and we can respond with a steadfast spirit and eyes set on the One that is unchanging.
PRAY: Lord Jesus, help me to have a lifestyle of praying and Bible study. I need You in every area of my life. Give me a heart that longs to be in Your Word and to talk with You. Give me eyes to see and ears to hear. In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen
REFLECT: What do I need to change in my day to have time in the Word and to Pray?
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