Praying for your Workplace

Today you have a fantastic opportunity to joyfully demonstrate your confidence in God … by praying for your workplace and your co-workers. You are God’s child! You are bound to God’s love and goodness which transcends everything happening in your workplace. Your workplace can’t rob you of your peace, joy or strength. God is the one who satisfies your soul. It is your privilege each day to nurture your relationship with God through prayer. Your life is anchored in Christ. Continue reading Praying for your Workplace

Praying for Stressful Situations

I know that a struggle today will result in music tomorrow – Max Lucado (A Gentle Thunder) What do you do in times of crisis? What do you do in stressful situations at work? Where do you turn when innumerable cares or exasperating troubles threaten to overwhelm you? What do you when your manager dumps five piles of work on your desk and wants it done for the next morning and you already have plans for the evening? What do Continue reading Praying for Stressful Situations

Praying for Wisdom

Do you find yourself today launching out into a new venture or are you returning to what you were doing yesterday? Whatever you find yourself doing today, God promises that he will generously give you wisdom if you ask. God graciously offers you wisdom for both simple jobs and for very complex tasks. When the disciples needed people to take care of the routine tasks of the new church they looked for individuals who were filled with wisdom (Acts 6:1-3). Continue reading Praying for Wisdom

Keep Listening

God’s thoughts toward you and the words God wants to speak to you are infinite. There is always more that God has to say to you … keep listening! God speaks in the depth of doubts. God speaks in the height of fears. God speaks in the midst of pain. God speaks in the sweetness of joyful moments. When you find yourself in a slimy pit, don’t try to numb the pain with dysfunctional relationships, food, alcohol, shopping, technology, pornography Continue reading Keep Listening

Prayer for the workday

This prayer is taken from my devotional book 31 Days With God At Work available at Amazon or Chapters. Father in Heaven; Thank you that I can rest in your holy presence through the shed blood of your Son. May my life and work honor your holy name. Help me to keep my eyes focused on you and your kingdom as I go about my work. May my work, my attitudes, and my speech be pleasing in your sight and be in accordance with your Continue reading Prayer for the workday

Taste and See

David had returned triumphantly from battle with the Philistines, only to be run out of Jerusalem by a maniacal Saul who wanted to kill him. Leaving behind his wife and Jonathan his best friend, David fled to the King of Gath hoping to find a safe place to stay. Not wanted there and fearing for his life David feigned insanity so that he could escape to the cave of Adullam. Fearful for his life, utterly alone and hiding in a Continue reading Taste and See

God’s Unfailing Love

God’s unfailing love permeates your workplace. God’s unfailing love infuses your home. God’s unfailing love floods every nook and cranny of your life. God’s unfailing love extends to each of your colleagues and customers. The whole earth is drenched in God’s unfailing love. Behind everything that is happening in your life there is a God of love – and that changes everything. Contemplate God’s words and God’s works remind us of God’s unfailing love. God’s words are right and true. Continue reading God’s Unfailing Love

The Voice of the Lord

Do you hear the voice of God who sits enthroned in the heavens above the cacophony of sounds clamoring for your attention in our modern, hyper-connected world? The voice of the Lord can be heard over the waters. At the dawn of creation the powerful voice of the Lord was heard over the waters. God spoke and the world took shape as we know it today. The Israelites heard the voice of the Lord as they stood beside the waters Continue reading The Voice of the Lord

The Lord Watches Over You

I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip— he who watches over you will not slumber; indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord, high and exalted, seated on his throne watches over you – The Lord, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the I AM who I AM Continue reading The Lord Watches Over You

Rejoice

Come, rejoice today! Allow the joy of the Lord to well up in your soul and overflow into your work. Joy is a supernatural fruit of the Spirit. Joy transcends your circumstances. Joy transcends the work you have to finish. Joy transcends the happiness or conflicts you may be experiencing at work. Joy rises above your circumstances, annoyances, disagreements, and frustrations because God who began a good work in you will be faithful to carry it on to completion until Continue reading Rejoice