Lord God, I thank you for this day you have granted us. Father God take control of what happens. We ask that we will give you complete reign over our lives. Keep us protected under your wings Lord. We pray that we will be safe and not fearful of anything happening to us, but let us remain wise and have discernment of where to go and what to do. We pray Father, that you will guide us through the day, we come against any attacks of the enemy that will try to turn us away from whatever it is you have called for us to take on and accomplish. We pray that the day will be full of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, gentleness, goodness, faithfulness & self-control. We give your name all glory. In Jesus name we pray,
Today, I decree that I will be a good friend
A person standing alone can be attacked and defeated, but two can stand back-to-back and conquer.
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Bible Reading: Ecclesiastes 4:9-12
A person standing alone can be attacked and defeated, but two can stand back-to-back and conquer. Ecclesiastes 4:12
“WHEN MY MOM had cancer,” Trisha recalls, “my Sunday school teacher took a lot of time for me. I don’t know how I would have gotten through everything without her help. My mom couldn’t pay attention to me. Then Soo-Min took me walking or went out with me for fast food once or twice a week. And she listened. She made me feel like I mattered.”
Feeling like you matter doesn’t come so much from what friends do but from who they are: true friends. Friendship isn’t so much about doing things as it is about being someone. Doing for your friends is important, but doing feels fakey unless it flows from who you are as a true friend. Here are three don’t-leave-home-without them qualities for being an available friend.
First, be interested. Being interested means genuinely caring about your friend and what he or she faces. It’s about caring enough to put time into your friendship and get involved in your friend’s world. An interested friend might:
PRAY: Ask God to help you grow!
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