Monday, April 23
Rejoice! Your Salvation Is in Christ
1 Peter 1:3-9 NRSV
Although you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy, (1 Peter 1:8)
Your faith can yield immeasurable rewards!
Sunday, April 22 (Earth Day)
God has trusted Earth’s care to us. Pray for those whose life-work is the preservation of the environment. Ask God to direct you on how to become active in an organization whose primary work is preservation of Earth and conservation of its resources. Encourage others to support such organizations.
Revelation 4:1-6, 8-11 NRSV
And the four living creatures, each of them with six wings, are full of eyes all around and inside. Day and night without ceasing they sing, “Holy, holy, holy, the Lord God the Almighty, who was and is and is to come.” (Revelation 4:8)
Looking for a breakthrough? Worship is the key to moving the hand of God.
Saturday, April 21
Elders Worship and Praise God Together
Revelation 19:1-8 NRSV
And the twenty-four elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God who is seated on the throne, saying, “Amen. Hallelujah!” (Revelation 19:4)
Hallelujah! Amen! Praise God as often as you can.
Friday, April 20
Vision of Four Living Creatures
Ezekiel 1:5-14 NRSV
In the middle of it was something like four living creatures. This was their appearance: they were of human form. (Ezekiel 1:5)
Sometimes God’s messages come to us in unusual ways. Rely on the Holy Spirit for interpretation.
Thursday, April 19
Jesus, Our Example on the Throne
Hebrews 12:1-6 NRSV
(L)et us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, who for the sake of the joy that was set before him endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has taken his seat at the right hand of the throne of God. (Hebrews 12:1c-2)
Lord, please help me to live my life following Christ’s example, and not get weary in the race. AMEN