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Today and evermore

 

We know that you are love,
Lord God,

And those
Who live in love

Will live in you, 
And you in them

Today,
And evermore. 

So, may we live 
In ceaseless love 

For you, and all the world, 
Lord God,

With thanks, with joy, 
With constant prayer,

Today,
And evermore.

 

References

God is love, and all who live in love live in God, and God lives in them (1 John 4:16; NLT).

You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your strength, and all your mind (Luke 10:27; NLT).

Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them (Romans 12.9; NLT).

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18; NIV). 

God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life (John 3:16; NLT). 

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I breathe you in

Lord, 
I breathe you in,
So I can start the day.

Please help me to remember you,
And always, Lord, to pray.

Lord, 
I’m stretching now,
So I can join the dance.

Please help me to remember you,
And always offer thanks. 

Lord, 
I’m standing up,
So I can face the fray.

Please help me to remember, 
And rejoice in you, today.          

Lord, 
I’m ready now,
Prepared to hear your call.

Please help me to remember you,
And be the slave of all.

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References

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18; NIV).

Love the Lord your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him (Deuteronomy 30:20; NIV).

Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first among you must be the slave of everyone else (Mark 10:42-4; NLT).

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Love and faith

He loves us with unfailing love (Psalm 117:2; NLT).

He filled me with the faith and love that come from Christ Jesus (1 Timothy 1:14; NLT).

“Follow me and be my disciple,” Jesus said to him (Matthew 9:9; NLT).

I love you, Lord (Psalm 18:1; NLT).

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Thank you, Lord,
For loving me,

And giving me
The faith I need

To follow you,
And love you in return.

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Prayer for the day

Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done (Philippians 4:6; NLT).

Therefore, brothers and sisters, […] let us draw near to God with a sincere heart and with the full assurance that faith brings (Hebrews 10:19-22; NIV).


Father,
Thank you
For this new day.

Thank you for loving me,
Understanding me,
And forgiving my sins.

Thank you for supporting me,
Strengthening me,
And guiding me.

Thank you tor teaching me,
Helping me to grow,
And allowing me to draw near you.

Lord,
Please help me to love,
Worship,
And serve you today,
As you deserve.

In Jesus’ name,
Amen.

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Thanks

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me (Psalm 23:4; KJV).

God is love, and all who live in love live in God, and God lives in them (1 John 4:16; NLT).


Lord,
Thank you that
Whatever happens,
However I am,
And wherever I go,
You live in me,
And I live in you.

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