My Soul Thirsts For You

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Promises - Day 103 - Psalm 63:1-8 - My Soul Thirsts For You - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 103 – Psalm 63:1-8 – My Soul Thirsts For You – Growing As Disciples

O God, you are my God, earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you, my body longs for you, in a dry and weary land where there is no water.  I have seen you in the sanctuary and beheld your power and your glory.  Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you.  I will praise you as long as I live, and in your name I will lift up my hands.  My soul will be satisfied as with the richest of foods; with singing lips my mouth will praise you.  On my bed I remember you; I think of you through the watches of the night.  Because you are my help, I sing in the shadow of your wings.  My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me. Psalm 63:1-8 (NIV)

Satisfy Your Soul

You look thirsty to me. There is no question about that. I have this thirst in my soul that only you can satisfy. How do you know that to be true? Believe me, I have foolishly tried to satisfy my soul with just about everything other than you. I’m not proud of that fact. I tried to satisfy my soul with comfort and pleasure. I tried to satisfy my soul with possessions and power. I tried to satisfy my soul accomplishments and achievements. I tried to satisfy my soul with honor and applause from the world. I tried to satisfy my soul with human relationships. You get the idea. You name it, I’ve tried it. Nothing will fill the emptiness of the soul, other than you. The soul will be left desperately thirst without you. It pleases me that you have come to know this to be true. There is no doubt within you, I am the satisfier of the soul. I am the only one who can fill that emptiness inside of you. There is a God shaped void in each soul, that only I can fill. Yes, I now know that, without a doubt.

Will you allow me to satisfy your soul? How will you allow me to satisfy your soul? Those are two very good questions. Yes, I will allow you to satisfy my soul. But how do you satisfy a soul? I know. I will earnestly seek you. I will draw near to you. I will come into your presence with praise and worship. I will express my love and devotion to you. Moment by moment, day by day, month by month and year by year, I will live I an intimate relationship with you. I will hold on to you as you hold on to me, as we walk through life together. Surely then, you will continually satisfy my soul. There is no doubt about it. Yes, as you live in an intimate relationship with me, I will continue to satisfy your soul. Thank you, Lord.

Lord, I have this thirst for you that is in my soul. If I were to be crawling across a sun scorched desert floor, without water, I would not have a greater thirst. I will earnestly seek you. You will have all my praise and worship and love. Satisfy this thirst in me. Amen

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In God Alone

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 102 – 62:5-8 – In God Alone – Growing As Disciples

Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from him.  He alone is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken.  My salvation and my honor depend on God; he is my mighty rock, my refuge.  Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge. Selah Psalm 62:5-8 (NIV)

Find Rest

Is that what you want? Do you want to find rest for your soul? What a timely question. Why is that? I don’t know when I have felt more tired. So yes, I do want to find rest for my soul. What must you do if you want to find rest for your soul? I must slowdown that is for sure. There is too much hurry in my life. I’m guessing that you want me to come to quietly rest in your presence. You want me to wait before you. That is a very good guess. What will happen to you when you quietly rest and silently wait in my presence? I will slow down. I will stop the flurry of activity that is my life. I will draw near to you. I will take time to hear from you. I will listen attentively to you. I will place all my hope and trust in you. I will stop relying on myself. I will come to know that you are my rock and fortress. You are my place of refuge. Storms my swirl about me. But in you I can find rest. In you there is hope. I can take shelter in you when no matter what storm might rage around me. In you, there is peace. In you, there is calm. In you, I will never be shaken. That is true.

What will you do when you come to rest in my presence? Besides, listening to you? Yes, besides listening to me. I don’t want to move too quickly past the idea of listening attentively to you. Why is that? I can never listen too long or too carefully to you. That is true. But I want to know what else you will also do as your rest in my presence. I will pour my heart to you. I will turn all my worries into prayers to you. I will lay my burdens at your feet. I will open my heart and mind and life to you. I will lay my soul bare before you.

What will I do for you as you come to rest in my presence? You will heal me. You will help me. You will revive and refresh and renew me as I take refuge in you. Yes, I will. Thank you, Lord. 

Lord, I have not always placed all my hope and trust in you. Sometimes, I have relied on something or someone other than you. What a foolish mistake! Forgive me. Thank you for being my rock and fortress and refuge. I will place all my hope and trust in you. Amen

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His Way Pure

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 100 – Psalm 119:9-16 – His Way Pure – Growing As Disciples

How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word.  I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands.  I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.  Praise be to you, O LORD; teach me your decrees.  With my lips I recount all the laws that come from your mouth.  I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches.  I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways.  I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word. Psalm 119:9-16 (NIV)  

Keep Your Way Pure

Is that what you want? Is what do I want? Do you want to keep your way pure? Do you want a heart and mind and life that seeks me? Do you want a mind that thinks my thoughts? Do you want a mouth that speaks my heart? Do you want a life that does what is good and right and pleasing to me? Yes, I want all these things to be true of me. Do you have any idea how I will make you able to live this kind of life? I know one thing for certain. What’s that? Living this kind of life is not possible without you changing my heart and transforming my mind. You are very wise to know that this is true. How will I change your heart and transform your mind? What tool will do that work in you? Your word will change my heart and transform my mind. What will you do with my word so that it can do its work in you? I will hide your word in my heart. Your word will teach and train me. Your word will help me to not sin against you. Your Holy Spirit will take your word and use it like a sword to fight in me, with me, for me and through me. Your word will make me able to resist temptation. Your word will make me able to withstand evil. Yes, my word and the power of my Holy Spirit will use my word to change your heart, transform you mind and guide your life. I am thankful for your word. It is my joy to meet with you in your word. Having your word is far better than having great riches. I will delight in your word. I will not neglect your word. I will not stray from your word. Your word will be ever before me as I walk through life with you. Guard and guide my life with your word. Yes, I will. Thank you, Lord. 

Lord, do I always live according to your word? Do I always hide your word deeply in my heart? Do I always keep my way pure? No, I don’t. Forgive me. But hiding your word in my heart, living by it, and keeping my way pure is the desire and direction of my life. Amen

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Knowledge Of God

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 100 – Proverbs 2:1-6 – Knowledge Of God – Growing As Disciples

My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you,  turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding,  and if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding,  and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure,  then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God.  For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. Proverbs 2:1-6 (NIV)

Know Me

Do you want to know me? I can think of nothing I want more in life. It is the desire of my heart to know you. I don’t just want to know about you either. That is not the same as knowing you. I really want to know you. I don’t want to know you a little bit either. I want to know you intimately. I want to walk through life with you. I want to follow you to wherever you lead me. I want to do whatever you ask of me. How do you think you will come to know me? I will need to make knowing you the priority of my life. I need to seek your insight and understanding and wisdom as if it were more valuable than silver or gold or any other hidden treasure, which by the way, it is. It pleases me that you have this understanding. I only understand what you have revealed to me. The riches of this life do not compare with hearing from you. So, I will draw near to you. I will quiet myself before you. I will listen to all that you have to say to me. How will I speak to you? When will I speak to you? How will you learn to hear my voice? I will meet with you in your word. I will store your word in my heart. I will learn to hear your voice as I listen to your word. What will my word do for you? Your word will give me insight and understanding and wisdom. Your word will give me a deep respect and a reverent awe of you. Your word will change my heart. Your word will transform my mind. Your word will guide the course of my life. Your word will make me able to know and love and follow and serve you. Your word will make me able to live a life that is good and right and pleasing to you. Yes, my word will do all these things in, for, and through you as you allow it to be stored in you. That I will do. That will be very good. 

Lord, I will turn my ear to you. I will listen to your voice. I will store up your commands in me. I will listen to your wisdom. I will follow your instruction. I will cry out for insight and understanding that only comes from you. Help me to know and love and follow you. Amen

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Minds Set

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Promises - Day 99 - Romans 8:5-8 - Minds Set - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 99 – Romans 8:5-8 – Minds Set – Growing As Disciples

Those who live according to the sinful nature have their minds set on what that nature desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires.  The mind of sinful man is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace; the sinful mind is hostile to God. It does not submit to God’s law, nor can it do so.  Those controlled by the sinful nature cannot please God. Romans 8:5-8 (NIV)

Mind Set

What is your mind set? What are you allowing your mind to think? Is your mind set on the flesh? Are you thinking about sinful desires? Those are tough questions. You don’t beat around the bush. You get right to the point. I see that there is a choice before me. What choice do you have before you? I must choose what I will set my heart and mind and life on. There is no middle ground. My heart and mind and life will either be set on the flesh or on the Spirit. If I set my heart and mind and life on the flesh, I will be choosing a life not worth living. I will be choosing worldly and fleshly and sinful thoughts. Those thoughts will lead to worldly and fleshly and sinful words and actions. Choosing to live that kind of life will lead to death. There is no peace or hope or joy in that life. No, there is not. Leading that kind of life would make me hostile to you. A mind set on worldly and fleshly and sinful thoughts cannot please you. No, it cannot. Nothing could be farther away from the desire of my heart and mind and life. What is the desire of your heart and mind and life? I want to live a life that is pleasing to you. I want to think your thoughts, speak your words and take your actions. I want to go where you guide me. I want to do what you ask of me. I want to live the life you have given to me. I want to live in your peace. I want to experience your joy. I want to know and love and follow and serve you with all my heart and mind and soul and strength. In every way and on every day, I want to set my mind on what the Spirit desires. Those are very good desires. I’m sure that they come from you. Yes, they do. I know that you will help me to live the life that you have given me the desire to live. That is true. That is sure. That is certain. Thank you, Lord.

Holy Spirit, no longer will I allow my mind to be set on the flesh and sinful desires. Help me to set my mind on you. Help me to set my mind on what you desire. Give me a Spirit controlled mind, filled with your life and peace. Help me to submit to and please God. Amen

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What Love Is

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 98 – 1 John 3:16-18 – What Love Is – Growing As Disciples

This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.  If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?  Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth. 1 John 3:16-18 (NIV)

Love Is

Do you know what love is? Have I adequately demonstrated what love looks like? Have I given you an example to follow? I don’t want to be overconfident by saying that I know what love is. Why is that? My understanding of what love looks like is growing but is by no means fully developed. Tell me what you do know. Love cannot be expressed by words alone. Thinking and speaking loving words is very important. A lack of love can certainly be demonstrated by thinking and speaking careless and hurtful words. No amount of loving actions will ever be able to overcome unloving thoughts and words. That is true. So, I want my thoughts and words to be consistently loving, with my actions. That’s good. But thinking that my thoughts and words alone can express love is foolish. In fact, it would be a cop out and illegitimate if my love did not include action. That is also true. You have more than adequately demonstrated what love looks like. How so? You left heaven and came into this world because you love me. You were unwilling to see me live a life without you, both now and forever. Your love was costly. You laid your life down for me. You paid for my sins by dying on the cross for me. You made it so I could be forgiven of my sin and cleansed of all my unrighteousness. You made it so I could live my life with you, both now and forever. Yes, I did all of this for you because I love you. So, now I know what love looks like. Love requires me to lay my life down for others. How will you lay your life down for others? I will give of myself. I will share my time and talent and resources with others. When I see a need, I will not pretend I did not see it. When I see a need, I will not walk away. When I see a need, I will give of what is required of me. What will be required of you? Sometimes meeting a need will require my time. Sometimes meeting a need will require my talent. Sometimes meeting a need will require my resources, and to be clear, by that I mean my material possessions including money. All I am and have will need to be available to others, if I am to be able to love like you loved, and give like you gave, and served like you served. Yes, I will lay down my life for others. I will follow your example. That will be very good.

Lord, thank you for laying your life down for me. You have given me an example to follow. Help me to lay my life down for others. Help me to love like you loved and give like you gave. Help me to serve like you served. I will share what I have with others. Amen

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Another Counselor

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 97 – John 14:15-17 – Another Counselor – Growing As Disciples

“If you love me, you will obey what I command.  And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Counselor to be with you forever– the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you. John 14:15-17 (NIV)  

My Counsel

Do you want to receive my counsel? Do you have need any of my comfort? Could you use some of my help? Are you kidding me? I will receive all the counsel you will give to me. I need all the comfort you have for me. I need more than some of your help. I need a lot of your help. I need all your help. I have had enough of following my own counsel. My self-sufficiency and self-reliance and self-centeredness have caused me much pain and suffering in this life. I am no longer interested in relying on my own wisdom and understanding. It is good that you are admitting that you need my help. It is good that you have had enough of relying on yourself.

There is something you must do if you want my counsel and comfort and help. What is that? You must obey my commands. It is by your following and obeying my commands that you will receive my counsel and comfort and help. Will it be difficult for you to follow and obey me? That is not an easy question to answer. Why is that? On the one hand, I know that I do not obey you perfectly. I make mistakes. I take missteps. I sin. That is also good that you are willing to admit and confess your sins to me. I have and will forgive all your sins. For that, I am thankful and grateful beyond measure. I have more to say in answer to your question. Go ahead, I’m listening. I do love you with all my heart and mind and soul and strength. I do want to obey you. I do want to live a life that is good and right and pleasing to you. So, generally I do not find it difficult to follow and obey. It is the desire of my heart to follow and obey you. That is very good.

Now there is one more thing you must do if you want to receive my counsel and comfort and help. What is that? You must listen to me. You must quiet yourself before me. You must make yourself attentive to my voice. Does that make sense to you? It sure does. How would I ever be able to receive anything from you if I didn’t listen to you? So, you will listen attentively to me? You will quiet yourself before me so you can hear my voice? Yes, I will. That will be very good. Then you will be able to receive all that I have for you.  Thank you, Holy Spirit. 

Holy Spirit, I know I have not always listened well to you. I have been hard of hearing. Help me to slow down and quiet myself before you so that I can listen attentively to you. Lead me through life as I receive your comfort and counsel, encouragement and help. Amen

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What Do You Want?

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Promises - Day 96 - Luke 18:40-43- What Do You Want? - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 96 – Luke 18:40-43- What Do You Want? – Growing As Disciples

Jesus stopped and ordered the man to be brought to him. When he came near, Jesus asked him,  “What do you want me to do for you?” “Lord, I want to see,” he replied.  Jesus said to him, “Receive your sight; your faith has healed you.”  Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus, praising God. When all the people saw it, they also praised God. Luke 18:40-43 (NIV)  

What Do You Want?

What do you want? What requests would you like to bring to me? What would you like me to do for you? What prayers are you willing to keep on passionately and persistently praying to me? These should not be shocking questions to you. It should come as no surprise to you that I want to hear and answer your prayers. There is no prayer that is too small or too large for you to pray to me. It is to my delight when you bring your prayers to me. It is to my joy when you live and walk in a prayer filled life of intimacy with me. Do you have any thoughts of this subject? Why aren’t all my prayers answered immediately? Why are some of my prayers answered only after a very long period of praying? Why is being passionate and persistent in my prayers important?  Why are some of prayers answered in ways that I could have never hoped for, dreamed of or even imagined? You have asked some very good questions. Let’s start with my answering your prayers. I’d like that. You might not. Why is that? Here is why. “No”, is sometimes an answer to your prayers. Why would I ever say, “no” to you? I might ask for something that would not be good for me. That’s true. What else? I might ask for something that is not a part of your purposes or plan. My perspective is limited. I only see the here and now, and that, not even very clearly. You see everything, including the future. Sometimes, maybe many times, you have answered my prayers in ways that were far better than I could have ever hoped for, dreamed of or even imagined. It is your kindness and mercy and love that makes you say, “no” or “not yet” or “yes, but according to my will and ways”. It pleases me that you have this understanding. Why must you sometimes passionately persist in your prayers? Why must you keep on praying and never give up? Here I am guessing. For some reason, an answer is not yet ready. I may not be ready. Someone else might not be ready. Circumstances might not be ready. In many cases, I may never know why an answer is delayed. However, I do know a couple things for certain. What’s that? I know that you have instructed me to be passionate and persistent in my prayers. My being passionate and persistent will never trouble you. No, it will not. I also know that as I keep on praying, my faith and hope and trust in you keeps on growing. Yes, it does. I also know that you want me to live and walk in a prayer filled life of intimacy with you. Yes, I do. Will you keep on praying? Will you keep on asking? Will you keep on telling me what you want me to do for you? Yes, I will. That will be very good.

Lord, I will not let anything hinder me from praying to you. I will passionately and persistently keep on bringing my needs to you. I will not give up because a prayer of mine has not yet been answered. I will give thanks and praise to you for answering my prayers. Amen

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Spur One Another On

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 95 – Hebrews 10:24-25 – Spur One Another On – Growing As Disciples

And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds.  Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another–and all the more as you see the Day approaching.  Hebrews 10:24-25(NIV)

Gather Together

Do you want to grow strong in your faith? Do you want to be able to live the life I have called you to live? Do you want to shine brightly as a witness in the world for me? Do you want to be able to resist temptation? Do you want to be able to stand against evil? Do you want to accomplish my purposes and fulfill my plans? Do you want to go where I am leading you? Do you want to be able to do what I am asking of you? Do you want to be able to bear fruit for my kingdom? Do you want to bring glory to my name? You have asked me many questions for all of which, I have the same answer. What is your answer? Yes, I want all these things. That is a very good answer.

If you want all that I want for you then you will do one thing without fail. What is that? You will make it your regular and consistent pattern to gather together with fellow believers, in my body, the church. You will allow yourself to become deeply rooted in my body, the church. You will find a place where you can love and serve others in my body. You are very emphatic on this point. Yes, I am. I am glad you noticed. It would be nearly impossible to not hear what you are clearly asking of me. I am glad that your ears are open to hear me.

Why am I so emphatic about you regularly and consistently gathering together with others in my body? I am not sure how to answer your question. Tell me what your experience has been. I can tell you that I was not made to live alone. I can tell you that I was not made to live a solitary life, all by myself. That’s true. What would happen to you if you tried to live your life of faith all alone, by yourself? I would be easy prey for the devil. I would be leaving myself wide open to spiritual attack. I would not be able to resist temptation or stand against evil. That’s true. What else? I would certainly wander off course. I would drift away from you. There is no doubt about that. What else? I would not be spurred on and encouraged by fellow believers. I would not find my place to minister in your body. I would not be used to spur on and encourage fellow believes in their faith. So, gathering together in my body is not only for your benefit? No, it is also a place for me to love and care for others. It is a place for me to use all the gifts you have given to me. It is a place for me to bear fruit for your kingdom and bring glory to your name. Yes, it is. Will you keep on gathering together in my body, the church? Yes Lord, I will. That will be very good. 

Lord, I will make it my regular and consistent pattern to gather together with others in your body, the church. I will both give and receive encouragement to love others and do many good deeds. I will spur others on in their faith as I am also spurred on in my faith. Amen

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Who Gives Me Strength

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Promises - Day 94 - Philippians 4:13 - Who Gives Me Strength - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 94 – Philippians 4:13 – Who Gives Me Strength – Growing As Disciples

I can do everything through him who gives me strength. Philippians 4:13 (NIV)

His Strength

How do you feel right now? I’m really tired. I feel worn out and discouraged. I’m not sure that I can keep doing the work that you have given me to do. I don’t have the strength. That’s very good. Very good, why is that good? What will you do because you don’t have the strength to continue? I’m not sure. Will you quit and give up? No, I’m certainly not going to give up. I have come this far with you already. There is no turning back. There is no giving up. So, what will you do? I will do what I have done hundreds maybe thousands of times before. What’s that? I will cry out to you and ask you for your strength. That sounds good. How has that worked for you in the past? You have never let me down. You have always met me in my weakness. In my weakness you have always shown me your strength. Yes, I have. Why then did you have a moment of hesitation about what you might do now in your present weariness, discouragement and weakness? I’m not sure. I know that I have been slow to learn. I know that I have had a tendency to forget the lessons you have taught me. Yes, that’s true.

What lesson do you think I would like you to learn and never forget? You want me to always rely on you for your strength. You want me to allow your power and strength to work in and through me. Yes, I do. What won’t happen if you rely on my strength? I won’t get so discouraged, weary and worn out. No, you won’t. Don’t think that you will never get tired. You will. Don’t think that you won’t ever be discouraged. You will. But you will not experience the same crushing weariness and complete discouragement that you now feel.

What do you think I want you to know and feel when you rely on my strength? You want me to know that you are working in and through my life. You want me to know that I am being used for your kingdom and your glory. You want me to know that you are bearing an abundance of fruit through my life. You want me to feel joy and satisfaction in knowing that I am doing what you have asked me to do for you. You want me to feel peace and rest in the midst of hard work in the knowledge that I am being used by you. Yes, I do.

How do you feel right now? Weariness and discouragement have left me. I feel revived in my heart and mind and soul. Have you taken a nap since we began our conversation? No, you know that I haven’t. Why are you now revived? In your presence I have been revived. I fell your encouragement, power and strength. Will you go on? Will you continue to serve me? Yes Lord, it is my joy to serve you.

Once again you have learned a valuable lesson. Yes Lord, you have taught me another lesson. Tell me what you have learned. I have learned again that I can come to you. You will revive me. You will strengthen me. You will encourage me. You will lift me up. You will help me to keep following and serving you. Yes, I will.

Lord, there have been many times I have felt unable to do what you have given me to do. My weakness has caused me to come to ask for your strength. You have taught me to rely on you. Thank you for giving me your strength and helping me to do all things. Amen

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