Wait In Expectation

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Prayer – Psalm 5:1-3 – Wait In Expectation – Growing As Disciples

Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my sighing. Listen to my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray. In the morning, O LORD, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation. Psalm 5:1-3 (NIV)

Meeting

How will you begin your day? Will you start your day with me? Will I hear from you in the morning? Will you come to rely on me? Will you lay your requests before me? Will you wait patiently and expectantly for me to hear and answer your prayers? Will you begin your day by focusing your heart and mind and life on me? What is the alternative? Do you want to live out the alternative? No, I don’t think so. No, I’m certain that I don’t want to live out the alternative. I do think it would be very helpful for me to consider the alternative. Yes, I do too. Let me hear you describe the alternative.

I am somewhat of an expert at living the alternative to what your questions suggest. How so? I have stayed up late and gotten up even later. I have overslept. I have hurried to get started. I have raced to get going. I have been frazzled and harried and rushed to get to where I needed to be without being late. My heart and mind and life have arrived unfocused and scattered. I have lacked direction. I have had no purpose and plan. But, I have arrived. Now what, I have asked myself. Who knows, I have wondered. At least, I got here almost on time. At least, no one has noticed my lack of preparation. At least, no one has noticed that I have no purpose and plan. At least, no one knows that I have not been ready to know and do your will. You think so? No, not really. You have noticed. I have noticed. It is foolish to think that others have not noticed. That’s true.

I hate living that kind of life. I hate living an unfocused and scattered and unfruitful life. I want to know and do your will. I want to have my heart and mind and life focused on you. I want to meet with you in the morning. I want to receive your instructions. I want to follow your guidance. I want to lay my requests before you. I want to wait patiently and expectantly for you to hear and answer my prayers. What will you do? I will meet with you in the morning. I will give my day to you. I will ask you to guide me. I will do what you ask of me. I will listen to your voice as you listen to mine. That will be very good. 

Lord, in the morning I will meet with you. In the morning, I will come to you. In the morning, I will give my day to you. You will hear my cry. You will know I am relying on you. I will lay my requests before you. I will wait for you to hear and answer my prayers. Amen

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I Will Go Over

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Prayer – Exodus 3:2-4 – I Will Go Over – Growing As Disciples

There the angel of the LORD appeared to him in flames of fire from within a bush. Moses saw that though the bush was on fire it did not burn up. So Moses thought, “I will go over and see this strange sight–why the bush does not burn up.” When the LORD saw that he had gone over to look, God called to him from within the bush, “Moses! Moses!” And Moses said, “Here I am.” Exodus 3:2-4 (NIV)

Stop And Take Notice

Are you watching intently? Are you waiting patiently? Are you looking expectantly? Will you stop and take notice? Will you go over to see what I want to show you? Your questions are rocking my world. You have definitely gotten my attention. How so? I’m wondering if I have been too busy. Have I been unaware? Have I been so consumed by the tasks at hand that I have not been watching and waiting and expectantly looking for your activity in the world around me?  Have I been self-absorbed? Have I not been looking up or around to see what you wanted to show me? Have I not been listening? If I need to ask these questions, then the answers are obvious. Help me Lord, to see what you want me to see. Help me Lord, to hear what you want me to hear. Help me Lord, to do what you want me to do. Those are all good prayers. 

How will be ready to watch intently and wait patiently and looking expectantly for my activity in the world all around you? How will you hear what I want you to hear? How will you see what I want you to see? How you know to go where I send you? How will know to do what I ask of you? You’re asking me those questions? Yes, I am. Those are questions that I want to ask you. Without your help, I will not see. Without your help, I will not hear. Without your help, I will not know where to go or what to do for you. That’s true. So, I will hear and see because I will come to rely on you. So, I will know where to go and what to do because I will wait for your instructions and follow your guidance. I will rely on you to make me able to go and do all that you ask of me. I will not run ahead. I will not lag behind. I will not turn to the right or to the left. I will follow you. That is how I will hear and see all that you want to show me. That is how you will make me able to accomplish your purposes and fulfill your plans. That’s right. Will you rely on my help? Yes Lord, I will. 

Lord, I will not be distracted. I will not be preoccupied. I will not be unaware. I will be looking and watching and waiting expectantly to see your activity. I will stop what I’m doing. I will go over to see whatever you want to show me. I will listen attentively to you. Amen

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Humble Themselves And Pray

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Pray – 2 Chronicles 7:14 – Humble Themselves And Pray – Growing As Disciples

if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land. 2 Chronicles 7:14 (NIV)

Humility

Do you need to pray? That’s an odd question. Why are you asking me that question? I’m not sure what you are asking of me.  It’s not a difficult question to understand, is it? No, it’s not. Who would ever think that they have no need to pray? How about you? What mean by that? Have you ever thought that you had no need to pray? Have you ever thought that you had all the answers to all your questions? Have you ever thought you knew every step on the way to your direction? Have you ever thought that you needed no counsel or wanted no guidance? Have you ever thought that you could handle every situation and circumstance by yourself? I think you have trapped me with your questions. How so? If I say that , “I have never thought that I had no need to pray,”  you will ask me why then have I not prayed. Wouldn’t that be a good question? Wouldn’t that be something for you to consider? Wouldn’t you like to ask yourself why you have failed to pray? Those are good questions. They are well worth considering. I would like to ask myself why I have failed to pray. Go ahead and ask and answer your own question. 

Why have I failed to pray when I was obviously in need of prayer? I have failed to pray for a number of reasons. Let me hear them. Notice, that I did not say, I have failed to pray for a number of good reasons. I have no good reasons for why I have not prayed. Let me hear your bad reasons for not praying. I have been busy. I have been distracted. II have been preoccupied. I have been self-sufficient and self-centered. I have been stubborn and independent. I have been filled with pride. I have been sinful. My sinful pride and independence have probably been the main culprits for my prayerlessness. But, all of this is about to change. I want to live a different life. I want to walk a new path. I want to take a new course. How so?

I want to pray. I want to live in an intimate relationship with you. I want to humble myself before you. I want to seek your face. I want to know you. I want to walk in your ways. I want to hear your voice. I want to receive your guidance. I want to follow your instruction. I want to live each moment of every day with and for you. I want to pray prayers that you will hear and answer. I want to pray the prayers that you give me to pray. I want to live the life that you have called me to live. Why do you want all of this? I know that you love me. I know that you desire all of this for me. I want what you want. I want to live my life with and for you because I love you with all my heart and mind and soul and strength. So, I will bow myself before you. I will humble myself at your feet. I will seek you face. I will follow you to where you lead me. I will do what you ask of me. That will be very good. Then I will hear and answer your prayers.

Lord, I have been proud. I have thought I had no need to pray. I have not sought your council. I have not received your guidance. No more. I will humble myself before you. I will confess my sins to you. I will seek your will. Hear and answer my prayers, I pray. Amen

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Watch And Pray

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Discipleship – Matthew 26:41 – Watch And Pray – Growing As Disciples

“Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.” Matthew 26:41 (NIV)

Watchful And On Guard

Are you watching out? Are you on guard? Are you being careful? Are you praying as you walk through life with me? Since you are asking me these questions, I’m guessing that I’m not watching and being carefully on guard and praying nearly enough. What should I watch out for and be on guard against? How must I be careful? What prayers should I pray as I walk through life with you? Do you really want to know? You’re not asking me these questions just because I have brought them up to you? No, I really want to know. If I am missing the mark, I want to know.  That’s good.

Do you want to be able to stand against temptation and resist evil? Yes, certainly. Temptation and evil, that is what you want me to watch out for and be on guard against. That’s what you want me to be careful about and pray against. That’s right. How can I stand against temptation and resist evil? That’s a good question. How can you guard yourself against evil? I can separate myself from evil. I can remove sources of temptation and evil from my life. I can make sure that I don’t allow myself to enter into tempting circumstances. I can slam the door shut on every way that temptation and evil might attempt to enter my life. I could put temptation and evil on a starvation diet by not letting it feed on anything in my life. That would be a very good start. What else? I could take your word into my heart and mind and life. I could allow your word to change my heart, transform my mind and guard my life. How would you do that? I could let your word dwell in me richly. I could meditate on your word day and night. I could claim your word. I could take hold of your word. I could let you word take hold of me. I could pray your word as you make me able to stand against temptation and resist evil. Is this what you will do? Yes Lord, I will separate myself from evil and take hold of your word. Then you will truly be on guard. The you will be careful. Then you will be watching. Then you will be prayerful. Then you will be able to stand against evil and resist temptation. That is what I want. That is what you will have as you remain watchful and on guard with me.

Lord, I know my flesh is weak and that I am susceptible to temptation. I will watch and pray so I will not fall into temptation. I will rely on you to guard me. I will trust you to strengthen me. I know you will make me able to stand against temptation and resist evil. Amen

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He Who Began A Good Work

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Discipleship – Philippians 1:3-6 – He Who Began A Good Work – Growing As Disciples

I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. Philippians 1:3-6 (NIV)

Impatient

You are impatient. How am I impatient? That is good that you asked me that question. Why is that? You are impatient in numerous ways. But, I have one of your impatient attitudes in mind right now. I’m listening. I’m glad you didn’t say that you are waiting patiently. So, I’m not even waiting patiently for you to tell me how I am impatient? You tell me. No, I am not. That’s honest. What do you have in mind? How am I impatient?

You want to be completely changed right now. You want me to hurry up and finish my work. You want me to bring to completion the good that I began in you, right now. You can’t wait. Things are not moving fast enough for you. You are not making progress quick enough. Does this sound familiar to you? Yes, it does. Is it all bad that I am impatient? Is it a terrible thing that I want to be making more progress as your follower? What is the harm in wanting to shine brighter for you in this world? Isn’t a good thing for me to want to know your will more clearly and to accomplish it more fully? Yes, I am impatient. Yes, I am dissatisfied. If I am burning as a little flame, then I want to burn as a blaze of fire for you. I don’t want to be luke warm. I want to burn white hot. I don’t want to love you a little bit. I don’t want to serve you a little bit. I don’t want to know you a little bit. I don’t want to accomplish little things for you. I want more. I want all of the life that you have called me to live. Is there anything wrong with what I want? You have desires and passions that comes from me.

However, there are dangers in your impatience. How so? Are you grateful? Are you thankful? Are you prayerful? Do you believe that I began a good work in you? Do you trust that I will continue my good work in you? Do you trust my timing? Will you rely on me? Can you recognize that I am continuing to do my good work in you? I see. Yes, I am grateful and thankful. I will be more prayerful. I do believe in you. I do trust your timing. I will rely on you. I will take time to recognize and give thanks for your activity and work in and through my life. That will be very good.

There is one more danger in your impatience. What’s that? You are too focused on yourself. Not everything revolves around you. I want you to take your eyes off of yourself. You mentioned being more prayerful. Yes, I did. Be more prayerful for others. Pray that others will allow my good work to continue in them, just as you want it to continue in you. Will you do that? Yes Lord, I will. That will be very good.  

Lord, thank you for beginning a good work in me. You are changing the thoughts of my mind, words of my mouth and deeds of my life. Continue and bring to completion your good work in me. This is the prayer that I am also praying for my partners in the gospel. Amen

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Words May Be Given Me

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Prayer – Ephesians 6:19-20 – Words May Be Given Me – Growing As Disciples

Pray also for me, that whenever I open my mouth, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should. Ephesians 6:19-20 (NIV)

Bold, Courageous And Fearless

I’m a little worried. What are you a little worried about? I have never been a bold and confident and courageous speaker. I have always been under confident, timid and fearful as a speaker. Why is that? I don’t know for sure. Are you positive about that? No, I’m not positive about that. Let me ask you a few questions. I’m listening. Do you believe that I have a purpose and a plan for your life? Yes, I do. Do you believe that I have called you to go and serve me? Yes, I do. Do you believe that I have given you gifts and talents and abilities with which you can serve me? Yes, I do. Do you believe that I will be with you to help you to do whatever I give you to do? Yes, I do. Do you know that I will always call you to do more than you are able to do? Now, why is that? That is part of the reason that I sometimes feel under confident, timid and fearful as I am serving you. You have a mistake in your thinking. I do? Yes, you do. What is the mistake I have in my thinking? You think that it is the largeness and sometimes seemingly overwhelming size of the tasks I give you that makes you under confident, timid and fearful. Yes, that’s exactly what I think. That is exactly where you are wrong. How so? It is your reliance on yourself that makes you under confident, timid and fearful. It is not the size of my tasks that makes you under confident, timid and fearful. I have a few more questions for you. You have my full attention. Do you think that your success or failure in serving me depends on you and your gifts, talents and abilities? Will your success or failure depend on how well you perform? I see where this conversation is headed. Where is that? If I rely on myself, I will never be able to accomplish the large and overwhelming tasks you give me. If I rely on myself, I will always be under confident, timid and fearful. That’s right. You want me to come to rely on you. You want me to live fully dependent on you. You don’t want me to be self-confident. You want me to be confident in you. That’s right. You want me to be confident that you will work in and through me. You want to me to be confident that you will make me able to do whatever you give me to do for you. The greatest self-confidence will never be remotely as strong as the confidence I can have in you. That’s true.  Will you come to me? Will you rely on me? Will you ask me to make you bold and courageous and fearless as you follow and serve me? Yes Lord, I will. That will be very good. 

Lord, help me to be bold and courageous. I will trust you completely. I will rely on you fully. I believe that when I open my mouth to proclaim the gospel, words will come out. You will not leave me stammering and struggling to speak to others on your behalf. Amen

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Present Your Requests To God

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Prayer – Philippians 4:6-7 – Present Your Requests To God – Growing As Disciples

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.  Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV)

My Peace

Do you want to live in my peace? Do you want your life to be filled with peace that is far beyond your understanding? I’d like that quite a bit. Why do you say that? My life has not been filled with peace, far from it. Why is that? I have been a worrier. My life has been filled with anxiety. I have made a gigantic mistake. What’s that? I have held on to my own difficulties and troubles and trials. I have carried my own burdens. I have tried to solve my own problems. I have not asked you for help. I have not relied on you. I have not presented my requests to you. That’s not good. No, it’s not.

Do you believe that I will hear and answer your prayers? Do you believe that there is no request that is too small or too big for me to hear? Do you believe that it is my joy to have you come to rely on me for my help? Yes, I believe that you will hear and answer my prayers. Yes, I believe that no prayer of mine is too small or too big for you to hear. Yes, I believe that you have joy in my coming to rely on you. That’s good. Then why don’t you pray? Then why don’t you come to rely on me? Then why don’t you turn all your anxieties and worries into prayers to me? I have been proud. I have been stubborn. I have been independent. I have been self-reliant and self-sufficient. That has not worked out well for you. No, it hasn’t. All my pride and stubbornness and independence and self-reliance and self-sufficiency has filled my life with anxiety and worry. That’s not good. No, it’s not.

Is there something that you would like to do differently? I’m tired of being filled with anxiety and worry. I am worn out from carrying my own burdens. I want to turn all my worries and anxieties into prayers to you. I will set my burdens down. I will give you all my worries and anxieties and burdens. I will turn each one of them into a prayer to you. I will come to rely on you. With a thankful heart I will present all my requests to you. That will be very good. Then I will guard your heart and mind. Then you will live in my peace. That’s what I want. That is what you will have from me. 

Lord, as you know, I have been a gifted worrier. I have held on to my anxiety. I have failed to turn all my worries into prayers to you. No more. I will present all my prayer requests to you. Thank you, that as I pray, you will guard my heart and mind in Christ. Amen 

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If It Is The Lord’s Will

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Prayer – James 4:13-15 – If It Is The Lord’s Will – Growing As Disciples

Now listen, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money.” Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. Instead, you ought to say, “If it is the Lord’s will, we will live and do this or that.” James 4:13-15 (NIV)

Listen

That is the key word isn’t it? What is the key word? Listen is the key word. You want me to listen to you. You want me to come to rely on you. You want me to seek your counsel. You me want to follow your guidance. You want me to be able to know and do your will. What do you want? I want what you want. I want to listen to your counsel. I want to receive your guidance. I want to come to rely on you. I want to be able to know and do your will. That is very good.

What will you do differently because you want to listen to my counsel and receive my guidance? What changes will you make because you want to know and do my will? In the past I sought my own counsel and I made my own plans. I did what I thought was right in my own eyes. What is wrong with doing that? My own wisdom is very limited. I lack understanding. Under my own counsel I have not been able to know and do your will. Why is that? I can’t know and do your will if I don’t seek your counsel or follow your guidance. No, you cannot. But, that is all going to change, right now. How so? I am going to earnestly seek your counsel and passionately follow your guidance. I am going to come to rely fully on you. That will be very good.

How will you come to rely on me? I will meet with you in prayer. I will meet with you in worship. I will meet with you in your word. I will draw near to you as you draw near to me. I will make myself attentive to you. I will listen to your voice. I will ask you to guide my life. I will ask you to help me to know and do your will. I will ask you to give me the strength to go where you guide me to do whatever you ask of me. In every way, I will come to rely on you instead of relying on myself. In every way, I will listen to you. That will be very good. 

Lord, I have sought my own counsel and made my own plans. I have done what I thought was right in my own eyes. This is no way to live. Instead, I will seek your direction. I will ask you to guide my plans. I will go where you send me to do what you ask of me. Amen

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At Work In You

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Prayer – 1 Thessalonians 2:13 – At Work In You – Growing As Disciples

And we also thank God continually because, when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but as it actually is, the word of God, which is at work in you who believe. 1 Thessalonians 2:13 (NIV) 

Believe In My Word

What will you do with my word if you truly do believe in it? There is no, “if” about it. I truly and fully do believe in your word. I will receive your word into my life because I do believe in it. What do you believe about my word? I believe that your word is true. I believe that your word is powerful. I believe that your word is valuable. There is nothing more true than your word. There is nothing more powerful than your word. There is nothing more valuable than your word. You will use your word to do your work in my life. You will mold and shape me by your word. You will guard and guide me with your word. You will use your word to change my heart and transform my mind. It is your word that will make me able to think your thoughts and walk in your ways. I can see that you truly and fully do believe in my word.

How will you go about continually receiving my word into your life? I will set aside a daily time and special place to meet with you in your word. I will quiet myself before you. I will listen attentively to everything that you have to say to me. That will be very good. Say more about how you will receive my word into your life. I will read your word. I will study your word. I will meditate on your word. I will memorize your word. I will pray your word. I will teach you word. I will put your word into practice. That will be very good.

Say more about how you will pray my word. I will pray that I will fully receive your word into my heart and mind and life. I will turn the promises of your word into the thoughts of my mind and the prayers of my heart. That will be very good. What about others? How will you pray for others? Those are two very good questions. Why is that? Others prayed for me. Others prayed that I would come to believe and receive your word into my life. Just as others prayed for me, so I will pray for others. I will pray that others will come to know the truth and value and power of your word working in their lives. I will pray that others will quiet themselves before you so that they can hear everything you want to say to them. That will be very good. Keep on believing and receiving my word into your heart and mind and life. Keep on praying for others. Yes Lord, I will.

Lord, it is one thing to say I believe in your word. It is a whole other thing to continually receive your word into my life. Continually receiving your word into my life demonstrates that I really do believe in your word. Use your word to do all your work in my life. Amen

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In The Name Of Jesus

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Faith - Acts 3:16 - In The Name Of Jesus - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Faith – Acts 3:16 – In The Name Of Jesus – Growing As Disciples

By faith in the name of Jesus, this man whom you see and know was made strong. It is Jesus’ name and the faith that comes through him that has given this complete healing to him, as you can all see. Acts 3:16 (NIV)  

Complete Healing

That is what you have done for me. What have I done for you? You have brought your healing into my life. How so? You have not stopped healing me and changing my life since the day I began to place all my faith in you. Tell me more about that. Well, I am completely different. I am totally unrecognizable from my former self. My thoughts and words and deeds are different. My heart and mind are different. My hopes and dreams and goals are different. There is not one aspect of my life that has remained unchanged from before I began to come to know you. You have been healing me physically, emotionally and spiritually. I have not mentioned what is most exciting about the healing that you have brought into my life. What’s that? You are not finished. My healing is not complete. You keep on bringing your healing into my life everyday as I continue to place all my faith in you. Yes, I have. Yes, I am. Yes, I will.

There is something else that I know. What’s that? It is a good thing that your healing is ongoing. Why is that? I live in a broken and sin filled world. There seems to be almost unlimited opportunities for you to heal me from how the world attempts to harm me. It is a very good thing that every day I can come to ask you for the healing I need. You are with me to help me. You are ready and willing and able to heal me. That’s right. Will you keep on asking me to bring my healing into your life? Will you keep on asking me to bring my healing into the lives of people in the world around you? Yes Lord, I will. That will be very good.

There is something else I know. What’s that? In addition to praying. You want to use me to bring your healing into the lives of people in the world around me. You will use me to heal hurts. You will use me to bind up wounds You will use me to bring hope and meaning and purpose to the lives of others as I point them to you. Yes, I will.

There is one final thing I know. What’s that? The healing I receive in this life will never be final and complete. My healing will be final and complete on the day that I come to meet with you face to face. Then I will be completely changed. Then I will be fully healed once and for all time. I anxiously await that day. That is very good.

Lord, thank you for bringing me to you. Thank you for helping me to place all my faith in you. Thank you for healing me physically, emotionally, and spiritually as I have been loving, following and serving you. I await the day of my complete and final healing. Amen

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