Devotional Guide

Monday
July 8

Bible Reading:

Amos 7:7-9

Reflection:

What do you think these verses are all about?

Prayer Focus:

Your prayer should be centered on maintaining a true, unwavering relationship with God.

Response:

Is there anything out of proper alignment in your life?

Tuesday
July 9

Bible Reading:

Psalm 82

Reflection:

What are your thoughts about the impending judgment of the world?

Prayer Focus:

Pray that God’s justice and grace will be evident in our world.

Response:

God’s justice and grace begin with every follower of Jesus Christ.

Wednesday
July 10

Bible Reading:

Colossians 1:1-14

Reflection:

How does God’s good news change your attitude about the circumstances in our world?

Prayer Focus:

Renew your dependence on the coming together of faith, love and hope.

Response:

Express hopefulness to someone who is downhearted.

Thursday
July 11

Bible Reading:

Amos 7:10-17

Reflection:

If these verses are bad news for the King, what is the good news for the people?

Prayer Focus:

Pray for the nations of the world. It seems everything is upside down and inside out.

Response:

Do your part to maintain integrity and spiritual discipline.

Friday
July 12

Bible Reading:

Colossians 1:9-12

Reflection:

It what ways have you seen the power of prayer at work in the lives of people you know?

Prayer Focus:

Make the verses you have read today your personal prayer.

Response:

Try the live according the prayer you have expressed.

Saturday
July 13

Bible Reading:

Luke 10:25-28

Reflection:

How would you respond if Jesus had this encounter with you?

Prayer Focus:

Express your love for God, and ask for the Holy Spirit to help you love your “neighbor.”

Response:

Put your prayer into practice.

Sunday
July 14

Bible Reading:

Luke 10:29-37

Reflection:

This is maybe the best known parable of Jesus. How does it affect you?

Prayer Focus:

As you pray, ask the Lord, “Who is my neighbor?”

Response:

Be alert for God’s answer.