Daily Light #13 ~ The Lord My Shelter

“Then a voice from the cloud said, ‘This is my Son, my Chosen One.  Listen to Him.'” Luke 9:35, New Living Translation

“Yet I still belong to You; You hold my right hand.  You guide me with your counsel, leading me to a glorious destiny.  Whom have I in heaven but You?  I desire You more than anything on earth.  My health may fail, and my spirit may grow weak, but God remains the strength of my heart; He is mine forever.”  Verse 28, “But as for me, how good it is to be near God!  I have made the Sovereign Lord my shelter, and I will tell everyone about the wonderful things You do.” Psalm 73:23-28, NLT

Daily Light #12 ~ Palm Sunday

“My son, give attention to my words; incline your ear to my sayings.  Do not let them depart from your eyes; keep them in the midst of your heart; for they are life to those who find them, and health to all their flesh.” Proverbs 4:20-22, New King James Version

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This took place to fulfill the prophecy that said, “Tell the people of Jerusalem, ‘Look, your King is coming to you. He is humble, riding on a donkey— riding on a donkey’s colt.’”… They brought the donkey and the colt to him and threw their garments over the colt, and he sat on it… Most of the crowd spread their garments on the road ahead of him, and others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road.  Jesus was in the center of the procession, and the people all around him were shouting, “Praise God for the Son of David! Blessings on the one who comes in the name of the LORD! Praise God in highest heaven!” Matthew 21:4-9 New Living Translation

Daily Light #11 ~ Miracle of Plenty

“Jesus said, ‘You feed them’…But we have only five loaves of bread and two fish,’ they answered… Jesus replied, ‘Tell them to sit down in groups of about fifty each’.  So the people sat down.  Jesus took the five loaves and two fish, looked up toward heaven, and blessed them.  Then, breaking the loaves into pieces, he kept giving the bread and fish to the disciples so they could distribute it to the people.  They all ate as much as they wanted, and afterward, the disciples picked up twelve baskets of leftovers!” Luke 9:13-17, New Living Translation

Verse 20, “He asked them, ‘But who do you say I am?’ Peter replied, ‘You are the Messiah sent from God!'” NLT

Daily Light #10

“Give generously to the poor, not grudgingly, for the Lord your God will bless you in everything you do.”  Deuteronomy 15:10, New Living Translation

“Daughter,” he said to her, “your faith has made you well.  Go in peace.” Luke 8:48, NLT

Verse 50b, “Don’t be afraid. Just have faith…”

“Jesus called together his twelve disciples and gave them power and authority to cast out all demons and to heal all diseases.  Then he sent them out to tell everyone about the Kingdom of God and to heal the sick.” Luke 9:1-2, NLT

Psalm 71:1-8, “O Lord, I have come to you for protection…Be my rock of safety where I can always hide.  Give the order to save me, for you are my rock and my fortress…O Lord, you alone are my hope…Yes, you have been with me from birth; from my mother’s womb you have cared for me…You have been my strength and protection.  That is why I can never stop praising you; I declare your glory all day long.”

Verse 14-16, “But I will keep on hoping for your help; I will praise you more and more.  I will tell everyone about your righteousness.  All day long I will proclaim your saving power.  I will praise your mighty deeds, O Sovereign Lord.  I will tell everyone that you alone are just.”

Verse 18b-24, “Let me proclaim your power to this new generation, your mighty miracles to all who come after me…You have done such wonderful things.  Who can compare with you, O God?  You have allowed me to suffer much hardship, but you will restore me to life again…Then I will praise you…because you are faithful to your promises, O my God…I will shout for joy and sing your praises, for you have ransomed me.  I will tell about your righteous deeds all day long, for everyone who tried to hurt me has been shamed and humiliated.” NLT

Proverbs 12:6b-7b, “The words of the godly save lives…the family of the godly stands firm.” NLT

Daily Light #9 ~ Cling to God

“For the Lord your God is the God of gods and Lord of lords.  He is the great God, the mighty and awesome God, who shows no partiality and cannot be bribed.  He ensures that orphans and widows receive justice.  He shows love to the foreigners living among you and gives them food and clothing… v 20, You must fear the Lord your God and worship him and cling to him Your oaths must be in his name alone.  He alone is your God, the only one who is worthy of your praise, the one who has done these mighty miracles…” Deuteronomy 10:17-18, 20-21, New Living Translation

Psalm 69:30-36, “Then I will praise God’s name with singing, and I will honor him with thanksgiving.  For this will please the Lord more than sacrificing cattle…” v 32, “The humble will see their God at work and be glad.  Let all who seek God’s help be encouraged.  For the Lord hears the cries of the needy…” v 36b, “and those who love him will live there in safety.” NLT

“…the godly have deep roots.” Proverbs 12:3b, NLT

Daily Light #8 ~ God’s Unfailing Love

“Understand, therefore, that the Lord your God is indeed God.  He is the faithful God who keeps his covenant for a thousand generations and lavishes his unfailing love on those who love him and obey his commands.”  Deuteronomy 7:9, New Living Translation

Verse 15, “And the Lord will protect you from all sickness.”

Verse 21, “…for the Lord your God is among you, and he is a great and awesome God.”

Verse 8:3b, “…people do not live by bread alone; rather, we live by every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.”

Verse 15-16, “Do not forget that he led you through the great and terrifying wilderness with its poisonous snakes and scorpions, where it was so hot and dry.  He gave you water from the rock!  He fed you with manna in the wilderness…”, NLT

“Answer my prayers, O Lord, for your unfailing love is wonderful.  Take care of me, for your mercy is so plentiful.” Psalm 69:16, NLT

Daily Light #7 ~ God Who Saves!

“Praise the Lord; praise God our savior!  For each day he carries us in his arms.  Our God is a God who saves!  The Sovereign Lord rescues us from death.”  Psalm 68:19-20, New Living Translation

Verse 28, “Summon your might, O God.  Display your power, O God, as you have in the past.” NLT

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“The seeds of good deeds become a tree of life.”   

Proverbs 11:30, NLT