Good morning, Lord Jesus. Help me hear what You're speaking into my spirit to begin my day centered and grounded in You and Your Word--Father, Son, and Holy Spirit of God. 


" Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. In the exercise of His will He brought us forth by the word of truth, so that we would be a kind of first fruits among His creatures… in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls." (James 1:17-21).


Every good and perfect gift comes from You God.  And two of Your greatest gifts are Your Word and Your Spirit.  As I read Your Word this morning I am grounded in truth.  As I pray into Your Spirit, I'm empowered to live out that truth in my life.


Thank You for the gifts of Your “implanted Word” and Your empowering Spirit.  Let the Word of God be implanted deep within me as I read and meditate upon Your Scripture as the very Word of God and the standard of truth for my life. "All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness" (2 Timothy 3:16).  Let the Spirit of God fill my heart! Let it form all my thoughts and shape all my desires to live out Your Word through the words and actions of my life today and every day.  "For God is working in (me), giving (me) the desire and the power to do what pleases Him" (Philippians 2:13 NLT).


."The Lord is an everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth.... He gives power to the faint, and strengthens the powerless. Even youths will faint and be weary, and the young will fall exhausted; but those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint" (Isaiah 40:28-31). Like the two wings of an eagle, let Your Word and Your Spirit lift me and move me, empower me and guide me, in a life that freely and fully soars in Your will. As I embrace the good gifts of Your Word and Your Spirit, You move mightily within me and move mightily for me to align my life with Your good will. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen.


My Family, I pray you will hunger and spend time the Bible, the implanted Word of God and in prayer for the empowering Spirit of God so they both would lift you up today and every day and cause you to soar into the fullness of the good life the Lord has for you in the center of His good will for you, in Jesus' name! Please pray the same of me. God bless you, my friends! 


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Gary Liederbach- Lead Follower

One Direction Community



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