Prayer – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Prayer is simply inviting God to play an active role in your life.

Challenge:

Spend a minute right now saying the Lord’s Prayer. Take your time and process all the words as you say them.

Reference:

“This, then, is how you should pray: ” ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.’ Matthew 6:9-13 (NABRE)

Wisdom – Daily TAGline

Thought:

The bible is an invitation to connect with God in a personal way – and to learn more about yourself in the process.

Challenge:

Have you accepted the invitation lately? Spend a few minutes reading the word of God in private. Then use this knowledge in public.

Reference:

For the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. Hebrews 4:12 (NABRE)

Comfort – Daily TAGline

Thought:

The secret of contentment is the realization that life is a gift, not a right.

Challenge:

Too often we look to our government, our employer, even our families to “give” us what we deserve. Seek today to live in the joy that your life is a precious gift from God and be content with where God has brought you in your journey.

Reference:

But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. 1 Timothy 6:7-8 (NABRE)

Prayer – Daily TAGline

Thought:

We believe in God, but do we believe that God believes in us?

Challenge:

God believes in us MORE than we believe in ourselves. Meditate on this Thought and ask God to provide you with the courage to believe in yourself.

Reference:

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. Genesis 1:27 (NABRE)

Discipleship – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Christ has no hands on earth now, but ours.

Challenge:

Remember to think of your hands as Christ’s hands and let them be used to show love, compassion and empathy to your fellow man.

Reference:

To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps. 1 Peter 2:21 (NABRE)

Prayer – Daily TAGline

Thought:

As a child of God, prayer is kind of like calling home everyday.

Challenge:

Make the best of God’s unlimited calling plan and phone home today. God’s plan promises NO dropped calls!

Reference:

I call on you, O God, for you will answer me; give ear to me and hear my prayer. Psalm 17:6 (NABRE)

Wisdom – Daily TAGline

Thought:

The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing in the right place, but also to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.

Challenge:

Remember today to stop and think about what you are going to say or write before you do it. Remember to include some love, compassion and empathy in all your conversations.

Reference:

He who guards his lips guards his life, but he who speaks rashly will come to ruin. Proverbs 13:3 (NABRE)

Habits – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Simplicity is a way of thinking, feeling and acting in order to offset the modern tendencies that can minimize the spiritual values of God’s Kingdom. Simplicity frees the heart, mind and soul for the work of God.

Challenge:

Model simplicity by always choosing the love and inclusion of other people over the trappings of materialism in our world.

Reference:

The instructions of the Lord are perfect,reviving the soul.The decrees of the Lord are trustworthy,making wise the simple. Psalm 19:7 (NABRE)

Faith – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Faith is believing what we do not see; the reward of this faith is seeing what we believe.

Challenge:

Although His plan for us is not always easy to see or understand, ask God to strengthen your faith so your actions will be inspired by His plan and will lead to your ultimate salvation.

Reference:

For in the gospel a righteousness from God is revealed, a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.” Romans 1:17 (NABRE)

Priorities – Daily TAGline

Thought:

If you are like most people, you may have asked yourself, “If I knew my life would end in a week, would I change my priorities?” The answer is usually Yes.

Challenge:

Review your week. If you have not spent enough time on what your priorities SHOULD be, make a commitment to do so next week. Be certain to make more time for God.

Reference:

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Matthew 6:33 (NABRE)