Today's Good News

JULY 18 – FAIR

07/18          Colossians 4:1-2

1 Masters, be just and fair to your slaves. Remember that you also have a Master—in heaven. 2 Devote yourselves to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart. 

FAIR

Oh Lord I know that I am called to love those around me, give me the strength and joy to do just that. Today Lord help me to be useable and useful in promoting the Gospel story and help me tell about your work in my life.  Jesus is Lord. 

 

 

JULY 17 – NONE

07/17          Colossians 3:25

25 But if you do what is wrong, you will be paid back for the wrong you have done. For God has no favorites.

NONE

No one has an inside track on God and I am grateful today that I know Jesus and stand before the Father in Jesus righteousness.  Thank you Lord for your concern for me and for saving me. Life is hard but you Lord go through life with me.  Thank you. I need you Jesus.  I need you. 

 

 

JULY 16 – MASTER

07/16          Colossians 3:24

24 Remember that the Lord will give you an inheritance as your reward, and that the Master you are serving is Christ. 

MASTER

Lord I am so grateful that You are my master and I am the servant.  I know I need your help today and bend my knee to you to listen, to obey and to be grateful.  Thank you Jesus.  Thank you. 

 

 

JULY 15 – KNOW

07/15          Colossians 3:23

23 Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. 

KNOW

Lord today I want to know you better.  For me to care for others I will need to know you and know what you said.  Help me not to make stuff up and then quote it as though I knew what I was saying.  Call me Lord, call me to your side and help me to learn from you. 

 

 

JULY 14 – SERVANT

07/14          Colossians 3:18-22

18Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting for those who belong to the Lord. 19 Husbands, love your wives and never treat them harshly. 20 Children, always obey your parents, for this pleases the Lord. 21 Fathers, do not aggravate your children, or they will become discouraged.  22 Slaves, obey your earthly masters in everything you do. Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. Serve them sincerely because of your reverent fear of the Lord. 

SERVANT

Lord help me to be a good servant today.  People are hurting, help me to listen. I will pray my list of friends today so that you might be mindful of them.  Oh Lord guide my path on the everlasting way. 

 

 

JULY 13 – VALUE

07/13          Colossians 3:17

17 And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through him to God the Father. 

VALUE

Lord I value my life, help me to value those around me and those I am seeking to help.  People count with you Lord.  Help me to be the kind of person that values everyone I meet.  The Lord is good!  Do Good thru me today Lord.  

 

 

JULY 12 – LIVE

07/12          Colossians 3:16

16 Let the message about Christ, in all its richness, fill your lives. Teach and counsel each other with all the wisdom he gives. Sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs to God with thankful hearts. 

LIVE

Jesus, help me to live as if my life totally depended on you because it does.  I pray that I will be a hearer of the Word and a doer of the Word. I love your Word Lord, use it to maneuver my lifestyle into your control.  I want to be more loving and kind Lord, please change me.  

 

 

JULY 11 – PEACE

07/11          Colossians 3:15

15 And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. For as members of one body you are called to live in peace. And always be thankful. 

PEACE

I want peace Lord.  Jesus gives us that peace, today Lord Jesus, I especially need your peace.  All around me people are hurting and in trouble.  Chaos seems to be the order of the day.  Surround me Lord with your peace and guide me walk in paths of righteousness filled with your gift of peace. 

 

JULY 10 – FORGIVE

07/10          Colossians 3:12-14

12 Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. 13 Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others.  14 Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds us all together in perfect harmony. 

FORGIVE

Lord I am not as wise as some but I know your Word and You call us to live a life that forgives and forgets. Help me Jesus today to forgive. Forgive those who have wronged me, forgive those who hurt me, forgive those who simply lied about me, Oh Lord please forgive them and forgive me.  We are the most life you when we forgive-I forgive them Jesus and lift them up in prayer to you. 

 

 

JULY 9 – HERE

07/09          Colossians 3:11

11 In this new life, it doesn’t matter if you are a Jew or a Gentile, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbaric, uncivilized, slave, or free. Christ is all that matters, and he lives in all of us. 

HERE

Lord I know you are here and you know everything I do.  Create in me a clean heart today and a right spirit so that everything I do will be wholesome and pleasing to you.  The Lord is my Shepard, I follow Him.