NAVIGATING THE NEW BIBLE READING PLAN AND WEEKLY PROMISES
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DAILY BIBLE READING PLAN
MONDAY: Matthew 14
Peter left the comfort and safety of the boat and began walking on water to join Jesus. He did what seemed impossible, and this great act of faith is still talked about today. As you navigate your new, what comfort are you willing to leave behind to see the impossible become a reality? In turbulent waters, what assurance can you gain from Jesus’ presence?
TUESDAY: 2 Kings 6
Elisha prays that his servant’s eyes would be opened, and the servant miraculously sees an angel army surrounding and protecting them. What opposition are you currently facing as you navigate the new? Take a few minutes to pray and ask God to open your eyes and to show you how He is taking care of you and protecting you in this season. Thank God that He is greater than the opposition you are facing!
WEDNESDAY: Psalm 27
Though the psalmist David is surrounded by enemies, he declares that his trust is in God. He refuses to let fear limit his faith and confidently declares that he will see the goodness of God in the land of the living. Where has fear been impacting your faith in this season? Pray and ask the Holy Spirit to infuse you with the confidence to declare over your life that you will see the goodness of God!
THURSDAY: Matthew 6
Jesus commands us to not be given over to anxiety and not to worry about tomorrow. He reassures us that when we seek the Kingdom of God and the righteousness of God, that God will richly provide for us. What are you currently worried about? How can you repent of worry and instead deepen your trust in God’s provision? Ask Jesus to show you today just how perfect His provision in your life is.
FRIDAY: John 16
Jesus acknowledges that we will each face difficult times, but He also encourages us to take heart… that we can gain confidence in our circumstances knowing that Jesus has overcome the world. Reflect for a minute on all that Jesus has done, all that He has conquered for you and provided for you and the ways in which He has led and loved you. How does knowing that Jesus has overcome the world bring peace to your heart and mind?
SATURDAY: 2 Timothy 1
Paul encourages young Timothy to not live with a spirit of timidity, but one of love, power, and self-discipline; and to boldly fan into flame the gifts he has been given and use them to the glorify God. Where has timidity kept you from fully using your gifts and abilities to make a difference in the world and glorify Jesus? How can God’s love, the power of the Holy Spirit, and self-discipline cultivate boldness within you?
SUNDAY: Romans 8
Paul calls us more than conquerors through Jesus. How do you see yourself in this season? Do you see yourself as more than a conqueror? Take a few minutes today to allow the Holy Spirit to show you the true victory you have in Jesus regardless of the current challenges you may be facing! And ask yourself, “How does knowing I am more than a conqueror dispel the power of fear in my life?”
WEEKLY PROMISES FOR NAVIGATING THE NEW
27 Peace I leave with you; My [perfect] peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be afraid. [Let My perfect peace calm you in every circumstance and give you courage and strength for every challenge.]
-John 14:27 The Amplified Version
7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity or cowardice or fear, but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of sound judgment and personal discipline [abilities that result in a calm, well-balanced mind and self-control].
-2 Timothy 1:7 The Amplified Version
Haven’t I commanded you? Strength! Courage! Don’t be timid; don’t get discouraged. God, your God, is with you every step you take.”
-Joshua 1:9 The Message Version