In today’s fast-paced world, we often find ourselves caught in a whirlwind of never-ending tasks, deadlines, and obligations, constantly striving to accomplish more, be more, and have more, but at what cost?
In our opening text today, we see that the Lord Jesus Himself recognized the need for stillness amidst the demands of life. He understood the importance of retreating from the noise and demands of the world to seek solace in the presence of God.
Busyness can be deceptive, because it can get one entangled in a web of constant motion, thinking that the more we do, the more fulfilled we will be. However, in that relentless pursuit, we often neglect the things that truly matter – our relationship with God, our loved ones, and our own well-being.
Busyness hinders our ability to truly connect with God, listen to His voice, and discern His guidance. When we are constantly engaged in a flurry of activity, our minds become cluttered, and our souls are restless. The noise of busyness drowns out the gentle whisper of the Holy Spirit, and we may miss out on the profound guidance that His voice brings.
Therefore, cultivating stillness in our daily life ought to be priority. Beside the time spent in working and relating with others, we must set out time to rest in God, meditate on His Word and be rejuvenated by His Presence. This is the most important part of your day, because it is time spent with your Source.
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🙏 DAILY PRAYER GUIDE
Father in the name of Jesus, help me today to prioritize time in your presence, and to be still and experience the rest that only you can give, in Jesus Name.
🏞️ PRAYER FOR A NATION – NEW ZEALAND
Almost half of New Zealanders stated they had no religion in the 2018 census and 6.7%made no declaration. Though Christianity remains the most common religion, the number of people affiliated with Christianity has declined since the 1990s, and Sikhism is the fastest-growing faith.
1. Prayer for the nation: Father in the Name of Jesus, we pray that you will cause culturally sensitive holistic ministries that will demonstrate the Gospel to the people, to fill the nation of Mongolia in the name of Jesus.
2. Prayer for the leaders: Dear Father, we pray against division in the leadership of this nation, and we ask that you will give them the heart to work cooperatively for the common good of the nation in Jesus name..
🕍 PRAYER FOR ISRAEL – (
Father in the name of Jesus, show your mercy and favour in this set time to Israel. Let your mercy not depart from Israel, in Jesus name.
💒 PRAYER FOR UNITY IN THE CHURCH
Father in the name of Jesus, we pray that the eyes of Church leaders will be opened to the divine plan of God for unity in the Body of Christ, in Jesus name.
☄️ PRAYER FOR SOULS / REVIVAL
Father in the name of Jesus, we ask for a release of supernatural wisdom for soul winning, leading to daily harvest of souls into the Kingdom.
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