THOUGHT: “On this night of ghosts and goblins, remember the fear of God eliminates all other fears.”
CHALLENGE: “The Trick: Allow your respect and fear of God to help you overcome your anxieties.
The Treat: God
REFERENCE: “But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. “”Do not fear what they fear; do not be frightened.”””
THOUGHT: “God answers all our prayers. Sometimes the answer is yes. Sometimes the answer is no. Sometimes the answer is, you’ve got to be kidding!”
CHALLENGE: “As you pray today, have faith that God will hear and answer your prayer. Accept his answer, confident that he knows what is best for you.”
REFERENCE: The LORD has heard my cry for mercy; the LORD accepts my prayer.
THOUGHT: God loves us the way we are but He loves us too much to leave us that way.
CHALLENGE: “Show God you appreciate his love today by making the effort to improve yourself mentally, physically and spiritually.”
REFERENCE: “Then they will follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws. They will be my people, and I will be their God.”
THOUGHT: Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks.
CHALLENGE: “As you pray today, ask God to stretch you beyond your comfort zone. Then, watch for a challenge that He shall present to you. Accept the challenge knowing that God will supply you the power you need.”
REFERENCE: “I am not ashamed of the Gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes.”
THOUGHT: The purpose of confession is not to clear your conscience; it is to change your behavior.
CHALLENGE: “We should not simply confess our sins only to sin again. God call us to confess and repent
REFERENCE: “Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.”
THOUGHT: A single grateful thought toward heaven is a prayer.
CHALLENGE: Take a moment right now to thank God for something you are greatful for. Don’t worry about the perfect prayer. Just say a heartfelt thanks.
REFERENCE: And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests.
THOUGHT: “A grandfather was walking through his yard when he heard his granddaughter repeating the alphabet in a tone of voice that sounded like a prayer. He asked her what she was doing. The little girl explained, “”I’m praying, but I can’t think of exactly the right words, so I’m just saying all the letters, and God will put them together for me, because He knows what I’m thinking.”””
CHALLENGE: Remember today that God knows what you are thinking. He is not concerned how eloquently you pray but rather he is grateful that you remembered to pray.
REFERENCE: “””And Solomon, my son, learn to know the God of your ancestors intimately. Worship and serve him with your whole heart and a willing mind. For the Lord sees every heart and knows every plan and thought. If you seek him, you will find him. But if you forsake him, he will reject you forever.”””
THOUGHT: Wake Up !! Decide to have a good day.
CHALLENGE: “God made you special. Don’t go around today asleep to the many blessings you have been given. Live today to the fullest, for God’s sake.”
REFERENCE: Today is the day the Lord hath made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.
THOUGHT: Do not have your concert first and tune your instruments afterward. Begin the day with God.
CHALLENGE: Don’t wait until the end of the day to Think About God. Begin the day with God and keep your beat and melody in rhythm with God throughout the day.
REFERENCE: “O Lord, please hear my prayer! Listen to the prayers of those of us who delight in honoring you. Please grant me success today”
THOUGHT: To be mournful is nothing to cry about.
CHALLENGE: “When Jesus said,
REFERENCE: “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”