DAY 21
Promises

READ IT: PSALM 119:161-168.

“Rulers persecute me without cause, but my heart trembles at your word. I rejoice in your promise like one who finds great spoil. I hate and detest falsehood but I love your law. Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous laws. Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. I wait for your salvation, LORD, and I follow your commands. I obey your statutes, for I love them greatly. I obey your precepts and your
statutes, for all my ways are known to you.”  Psalm 119:161-168 NIV


THINK ABOUT IT

When bad things are said about us, we remain unmoved because of God’s Word. His word encourages us and brings great joy because His truth is rich in promises. We reject the lies of the enemy but love and treasure God’s revealed truth. The Psalmist says he takes time, seven times a day, to praise God for the way He causes everything in life to run perfectly well. Those who take time to celebrate God’s ways never stumble as in the dark; everything is worked for good. When we wait expectantly, continually on His Word, we will be rewarded by the joy of salvation.

PRAY ABOUT IT

1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, give me the grace to look to You and be bold in the face of persecution.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, may Your love be the driving force behind all we do, Your faith be the foundation of our spiritual journeys, and Your hope be the inspiration that launches us into all Your promises.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, may all tribes, tongues and nations experience Your love and hear the gospel. Open the eyes, ears and hearts of those who have yet to embrace Your message. Let them experience Your salvation and tell of it to others.

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DAY 20
Storm Shelter

READ IT  PSALM 119:153-160.
“Look on my suffering and deliver me, for I have not forgotten your law. Defend my cause and redeem me; preserve my life according to your promise. Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek out your decrees. Your compassion, LORD, is great; preserve my life according to your laws. Many are the foes who persecute me, but I have not turned from your statutes. I look on the faithless with loathing, for they do not obey your word. See how I love your precepts; preserve my life, LORD, in accordance with your love. All your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal.” Psalm 119:153-160 NIV

THINK ABOUT IT
When we are facing the storms of life we need a solid place to stand, when we stand on His Word consistently, He sees us through. God’s mercies are innumerable; we are revived in them. Although we are intimidated often by the thought of our enemy, we are never moved because His hand guides us. Those who dishonor God’s Word walk away casually from His promises. He takes into account how we love His Word; He rewards us with life in fullness.

PRAY ABOUT IT

1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, please strengthen me in Your Word, and keep me from temptation.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, do not let Your church be swerved from the mission You gave to us. May we be effective in establishing kingdom work, and may the work of Your church continue to grow and be fruitful. Encourage us to continue to faithfully pursue Your call and stand on Your Word, no matter what challenges we face.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, may world economies be released to resource ministry. Let us, worldwide, steward the earth— this resource You gave to us—with wisdom. I pray for colleges and universities; may they become centers of new moves of the Holy Spirit, who has the power to transform students and faculty.

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DAY 19
Get Close to God

READ IT PSALM 119:145-152.

“I call with all my heart; answer me, LORD, and I will obey your decrees. I call out to you; save me and I will keep your statutes. I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in your word. My eyes stay open through the watches of the night, that I may meditate on your promises. Hear my voice in accordance with your love; preserve my life, LORD, according to your laws. Those who devise wicked schemes are near, but they are far from your law. Yet you are near, LORD, and all your commands are true. Long ago I learned from your statutes that you established them to last forever.” Psalm 119:145-152 NIV

THINK ABOUT IT
When we cry out to God in desperation, He hears us and gives us strength from His Word. When we meditate on His promises, His love reaches out to us. God hears us and keeps us safe. The enemy sometimes draws nearer each day to attack us, but we are drawn closer to His revealed truth and to Himself. The Word of God is proven to last forever.

PRAY ABOUT IT
1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, make me aware of the spiritual war happening around me every day , and enable us to pray like You did.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, strengthen Your servants who are enduring persecution, ridicule and challenges at the hands of the enemy. Make them perseverant; guard their hearts; restore their spirits. Give them words of healing grace, peace and love to speak to those who do not yet know You.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, speak to our world leaders; may they listen to Your voice. I pray that nations would experience a fresh awakening to Your presence and purposes. Allow even businesses to sense a need for a cause beyond profits, one that is God-ordained.

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DAY 18
A NAME YOU CAN TRUST
READ IT PSALM 119:137-144.
“You are righteous, Lord, and your laws are right. The statutes you have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy. My zeal wears me out, for my enemies ignore your words. Your promises have been thoroughly tested, and your servant loves them. Though I am lowly and despised, I do not forget your precepts. Your righteousness is everlasting and your law is true. Trouble and distress have come upon me, but your commands give me delight. Your statutes are always righteous; give me understanding that I may live.” Psalm 119:137-144 NIV
THINK ABOUT IT
God is always right; therefore, His decisions are perfect. If not for God’s protection on us, the enemy’s attacks would get the best of us. The promises of God are tested and tried, and are proven to be faithful; we love them wholeheartedly. We remember to obey God’s Word, because it is the only truth. Though troubles come upon us without warning, His Word gives us great comfort and delight. When we live according to God’s revealed Word, we are able to live life to the fullest.
PRAY ABOUT IT
1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, please help me to understand that Your decisions over my life are always correct.
2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, strengthen pastors, ministry leaders and volunteers, and those being called to ministry. I pray for multicultural training opportunities for their personal growth, for  financial resources to support kingdom work—from rural regions to urban hubs—and for intentional, influential discipleship among youth.
3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, let those living in anger and bitterness experience You, Jesus. May those with broken hearts and sadness be filled with hope again. Give happiness and life to those who feel emptiness and sorrow.

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DAY 17
This Little Light of Mine

READ IT PSALM 119:129-136.
“Your statutes are wonderful; therefore I obey them. The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. I open my mouth and pant, longing for your commands. Turn to me and have mercy on me, as you always do to those who love your name. Direct my footsteps according to your word; let no sin rule over me. Redeem me from human oppression, that I may obey your precepts. Make your face shine on your servant and teach me your decrees. Streams of tears flow from my eyes, for your law is not obeyed.”
Psalm 119:129-136 NIV


THINK ABOUT IT
The word of God is not only unchanging it is also infallible so we should commit to its truth. When we become hungry for God the place we should turn is to His word. It is a light for our life, it is a compass to give direction, and a love letter that gives us insight into the heart of God. He protects us from our adversary so that we can live our lives according to His way. His smiles of approval motivate us to live the right way.

PRAY ABOUT IT
1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, enable me to share Your Word with someone who has not personally experienced Your love.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, I pray for ministers’ families and their needs—for support, protection and resources. Bring a new sense of boldness and anointing to lay leadership and the unique role that they have. I ask for favor for churches and the local municipalities in which they serve.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, wherever  your gospel message has already reached, in areas where great strides in evangelism have been made, may the gospel revive people and resonate even deeper. Bring people to know You more closely, deliver people who do not follow Your ways, and let people experience Your everlasting love.

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DAY 16
Take Your Stand

READ IT: READ PSALM 119:121-128.
“You rebuke the arrogant, who are accursed, those who stray from your commands. Remove from me their scorn and contempt, for I keep your statutes. Though rulers sit together and slander me, your servant will meditate on your decrees. Your statutes are my delight; they are my counselors. I am laid low in the dust; preserve my life according to your word. I gave an account of my ways and you answered me; teach me your decrees. Cause me to understand the way of your precepts, that I may meditate on your wonderful deeds. My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word.”Psalm 119:21-28 NIV

THINK ABOUT IT
Anytime we take a stand for the things of God there will be opposition. The great thing is that we are never standing alone when we're standing for God because He is always there. God’s promises are the anchors for our life and they are never wrong and they are always honored. His marvelous love and His words will always define how He deals with us. As we walk with God in deep intimacy, He will lead us into deep things related to His holy instructions. God deals with people who dishonor His truth in a timely manner. We should always embrace Gods word as the final authority. If we live by His word we will never be let down.


PRAY ABOUT IT

1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord reveal your truth and will to me every day so I will honor you with my entire life.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, I pray for unity and fresh vision for our pastors and leaders of CCF, give us anew commitment to world missions . May the Holy Spirit stir our hearts and minds to a fresh commitment to continue the work of the gospel and to bring revival that breaks down all barriers.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, open the eyes and hearts of people trapped in false religions and ideologies. For those living trapped in fear and isolation, invade their world with love. Let people devastated by world events feel the covering of Your presence and strength.

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DAY 15
Get Alone With God

READ IT : READ PSALM 119:113-120.
“I hate double-minded people, but I love your law. You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word. Away from me, you evildoers, that I may keep the commands of my God! Sustain me, my God, according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed. Uphold me, and I will be delivered; I will always have regard for your decrees. You reject all who stray from your decrees, for their delusions come to nothing. All the wicked of the earth you discard like dross; therefore I love your statutes. My flesh trembles in fear of you; I stand in awe of your laws.” Psalm 119:113-120 NIV

THINK ABOUT IT

We leave no room in our lives for hypocrisy but pursue passionately after the perfect revelation of the Word. When we set ourselves apart to seek God, His Word will renew us. We should guard against people who have the wrong influence on our lives in order to concentrate on God’s will daily. When we understand and live by the promises we have from Gods word our lives will change and we will come to a place of appreciation for the hope He gives. As the presence of God lives in us, our true lives will come into focus and we will be amazed at the tings God has in store for us.

PRAY ABOUT IT

1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, grant me Your grace to live Your truth and separate myself any influence that leads me away from You.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, give Your family daily discernment into the invisible kingdoms and insights into spiritual warfare.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, I pray for resources to be released for translating the gospel into every tongue, for all people groups of the world. Send us new ideas and fresh vision to break through cultural obstacles to the gospel worldwide.


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DAY 14
THE PATH

READ IT: PSALM 119:105-112.
“Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. I have taken an oath and confirmed it, that I will follow your righteous laws. I have suffered much; preserve my life, Lord, according to your word. Accept, Lord, the willing praise of my mouth, and teach me your laws. Though I constantly take my life in my hands, I will not forget your law. The wicked have set a snare for me, but I have not strayed from your precepts. Your statutes are my heritage forever; they are the joy of my heart. My heart is set on keeping your decrees to the very end.”
Psalm 119:105-112 NIV

THINK ABOUT IT
God’s Word is a light to us as we travel this path of life. Although sometimes it looks like our lives are falling apart, He holds our lives together. As He teaches me His holy truths, He also helps me with His promises. Though our enemies do their best to throw us off  track, we are unmoved, we stay focused. God’s Word is our treasured inheritance, it’s ours forever, it is an indescribable gift, which always makes us glad. We will be committed to doing what He says.

PRAY ABOUT IT
1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, help me to live daily trusting in Your perfect laws.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, teach us how embrace all people. Give us respect for each other even when we don't agree. Show us how to love people that don't look or act like we do, to demonstrate God’s plan for unity in the church.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, I pray for those who feel like their world is falling apart. Give wisdom to leaders of nations that face crises, disease, violent conflict, corruption or even genocide. May believers worldwide receive kingdom vision and bring God’s comfort, peace and reconciliation to those in need.

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DAY 13
HOW SWEET IT IS

READ IT: TODAY’S SCRIPTURE PSALM 119:97-104.

“Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long. Your commands are always with me and make me wiser than my enemies. I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes. I have more understanding than the elders, for I obey your precepts. I have kept my feet from every evil path so that I might obey your word. I have not departed from your laws, for you yourself have taught me. How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! I gain understanding from your precepts; therefore I hate every wrong path.” Psalm 119:97-104 NIV

THINK ABOUT IT
We love the revealed word of God and meditate on it all day. His Word is always relevant; it defeats the commands of the wicked. When the Word of God is our source of wisdom, we are be better equipped for life than we could possibly be by anything our culture could teach us. Make sure you are focused on Gods direction.

PRAY ABOUT IT
1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, I seek Your direction and the fullness of Your wisdom.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, give us wisdom for every conversation we have with non-believers. May Your Word be sown into good soil for a great harvest.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, I pray for those who are influenced by worldly agendas, false religions and ruts of evil. May Your Word penetrate hearts and minds. Bring hope and victory over all forces that attempt to come against the knowledge of God.


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DAY 12
STAND ON SOLID GROUND


READ IT: PSALM 119:89-96.
“Your word, Lord, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens. Your faithfulness continues through all generations; you established the earth, and it endures. Your laws endure to this day, for all things serve you. If your law had not been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction. I will never forget your precepts, for by them you have preserved my life. Save me, for I am yours; I have sought out your precepts. The wicked are waiting to destroy me, but I will ponder your statutes. To all perfection I see a limit, but your commands are boundless.”
Psalm 119:89-96 NIV

THINK ABOUT IT
God’s Word is firmly established, in the heavens. His Word never changes; it remains the same forever. Since the beginning of creation, His Word has remained faithful and dependable. When we cherish God’s Word, we will gain strength for the hard times ahead. His wise and timely words of advice save us during hard days; we never forget His words. Despite the plans of the wicked to destroy us, we focus and rest secure in His plans for us. God’s plans go beyond human limitations.

PRAY ABOUT IT
1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, teach me to stand my ground on Your never-changing, unwavering Word.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, let humility be evidenced in leaders; may this result in deep spiritual growth and strength. Let mercy be at the forefront of the church’s message.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, may Your love  fill the whole earth. Let love be practiced at all times; let it break down the barriers of hate and division that threaten to destroy. Let Your Spirit enter all places and relationships, even where it seems impossible.

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DAY 11
HOPE



READ IT: PSALM 119:81-88

“My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope in your word. My eyes fail, looking for your promise; I say, “When will you comfort me?” Though I am like a wineskin in the smoke, I do not forget your decrees. How long must your servant wait? When will you punish my persecutors? The arrogant dig pits to trap me, contrary to your law. All your commands are trustworthy; help me, for I am being persecuted without cause. They almost wiped me from the earth, but I have not forsaken your precepts. In your unfailing love preserve my life, that I may obey the statutes of your mouth.” Psalm 119:81-88 NIV

THINK ABOUT IT
Gods grace satisfies and sustains us; we are home in Him. Those who long to experience His promises wait with expectation relentlessly. When the wicked try to distract us, we should focus on Him and not be shaken. Our enemies will keep pushing us to make us tired and  finally give up; but we have to hang on and keep following God. As we stand on His Word and obey it, His love will revive us.

PRAY ABOUT IT
1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, help me not get distracted, teach me to stay focused in You.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, revive us. Bring unity across denominational lines to strengthen the message of the gospel. Make discipleship a primary focus for every church and believer. Let worship grow in the hearts of all believers so we can stand against the attacks of the enemy.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, I pray for those in need of Your healing—physically, emotionally and spiritually—to experience Your Spirit’s restorative power. Bring a spirit of unity to church workers, so they may be agents of fruitful change, pulling down divisive and destructive strongholds in Your name, in their regions.

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DAY 10
I BELONG TO GOD

READ IT: PSALM 119:73-80.
“Your hands made me and formed me; give me understanding to learn your commands. May those who fear you rejoice when they see me, for I have put my hope in your word. I know, Lord, that your laws are righteous, and that in faithfulness you have afflicted me. May your unfailing love be my comfort, according to your promise to your servant. Let your compassion come to me that I may live, for your law is my delight. May the arrogant be put to shame for wronging me without cause; but I will meditate on your precepts. May those who fear you turn to me, those who understand your statutes. May I wholeheartedly follow your decrees, that I may not be put to shame.” Psalm 119:73-80 NIV

THINK ABOUT IT

God made us with His own creative hands and gave us life. Day by day, as we pray to Him, He gives  His wisdom to us. When God’s people observe us waiting daily on Him to hear His voice, they are encouraged. God’s decisions are right; His testing exposes our weak areas and brings us closer to the truth. Since God’s promise is to love us, we need to draw near to Him and allow Him to pour His love on us. Thank God we a led by the truth of His revelation and we are growing more like Him daily.

PRAY ABOUT IT

1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, help me to become closer to you today. Help me appreciate the gift of wisdom available to me. Help me to gain wisdom and live in your will in front of the world.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, may the gifts of the Holy Spirit manifest strongly to build up the body of Christ. May the fruits of the Holy Spirit manifest to give credibility to our gospel witness. Guide us and hold us tight as we testify to Your goodness.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, I pray for a miraculous outpouring of your spirit  across the earth that will result in turning non-believers into Christ- following believers. In regions where language barriers and cultural acceptance of other religions may try to stop Your message, may the Holy Spirit bring revival and testify that You alone are God.

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DAY 9
TEACH ME


READ IT: PSALM 119:65-72
“Do good to your servant according to your word, Lord. Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I trust your commands. Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I obey your word. You are good, and what you do is good; teach me your decrees. Though the arrogant have smeared me with lies, I keep your precepts with all my heart. Their hearts are callous and unfeeling, but I delight in your law. It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees. The law from your mouth is more precious to me than thousands of pieces of silver and gold.”   Psalm 119:65-72 NIV

THINK ABOUT IT

The Psalmist was desperate for God to train him. When God trains us, we become more like Him. Our troubles and trials make us turn around for the better, because we turn to His Word when we're desperate. His Word becomes more precious to us than silver and gold.

PRAY ABOUT IT
1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, teach us Your ways, and show us Your paths.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, You are good. Be with those persecuted for their faith in You. May they experience new strength and courage, even as they face adversity.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, I pray for those oppressed by others; may they experience a new freedom from their oppressors. Also, bring deliverance through Jesus Christ to those held captive by oppressive addictions.


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DAY 8.

BACK ON TRACK

READ IT: PSALM 119:57-64.
“You are my portion, Lord; I have promised to obey your words. I have sought your face with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise. I have considered my ways and have turned my steps to your statutes. I will hasten and not delay to obey your commands. Though the wicked bind me with ropes, I will not forget your law. At midnight I rise to give you thanks for your righteous laws. I am a friend to all who fear you, to all who follow your precepts. The earth is filled with your love, Lord; teach me your decrees.”  Psalm 119:57-64 NIV

THINK ABOUT IT

God has never broken a promise He made in His Word. He is gracious and kind to us, just as He promised. When we get off course, we must take a careful look into His Word and turn back to The Lord. We must give  ourselves to God completely and with gratitude allow Him to train us by His word.

TODAY’S PRAYERS
1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, I pray that I  would completely in your will.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, give fresh vision and strength to our CCF leaders. Give the church special favor in our community and our world. Open doors for us share the gospel that have previously been closed.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, bring breakthrough against the powers of darkness in regions with government restraints against sharing Your Word and societal opposition to the gospel. I pray for open doors for our missionaries, so Your presence may  flood these nations and bring revelation, reconciliation and salvation to those who need Your love.

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DAY 7

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE: READ PSALM 119:49-56.

“Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope. My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life. The arrogant mock me unmercifully, but I do not turn from your law. I remember, Lord, your ancient laws, and I find comfort in them. Indignation grips me because of the wicked, who have forsaken your law. Your decrees are the theme of my song wherever I lodge. In the night, Lord, I remember your name, that I may keep your law. This has been my practice: I obey your precepts.”  Psalm 119:49-56 NIV

DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT FOR TODAY
We need to constantly remind ourselves of the life-giving promises of God. His promises refresh us during the toughest times. No matter what the world brings we can live in peace when we choose to follow the Lord. Meditate on His name and treasure the revelation of His words.

TODAY’S PRAYERS

1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, revive me through Your great promises.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, rejuvenate Your servants. Protect and refresh the CCF staff and the dream team and their families.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, reveal Yourself to those who are not following Your directions. Bring righteousness into governments of the nations, integrity in justice systems,  protection for our missionaries, and healing into broken families.

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DAY 6.

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE: READ PSALM 119:41-48.

“May your unfailing love come to me, Lord, your salvation, according to your promise; then I can answer anyone who taunts me, for I trust in your word. Never take your word of truth from my mouth, for I have put my hope in your laws. I will always obey your law, for ever and ever. I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts. I will speak of your statutes before kings and will not be put to shame, for I delight in your commands because I love them. I reach out for your commands, which I love, that I may meditate on your decrees.”
Psalm 119:41-48 NIV

DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT FOR TODAY

The Psalmist prayed for God’s love to shape him, or form his life. As we stand spiritually formed and shaped in His Word, we can stand against the mockery of the world. As we totally depend and stand on the Word, we will be guarded always from all vulnerabilities to sin.

TODAY’S PRAYERS

1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, remind me to guard my heart from the attacks of the enemy.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, thank You for missionaries who boldly share Your love and truth. May they and their families experience heaven’s blessing. Provide new resources to be released to fund missionary efforts around the globe.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, the harvest is ready, as You have said. We pray for christians to accept the call to share Christ to our world. Send us to the nations, and also show us how to reach those You are sending from the nations across our own borders.

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DAY 5.

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE: READ PSALM 119:33-40.

“God, teach me lessons for living so I can stay the course. Give me insight so I can do what You tell me—my whole life one long, obedient response. Guide me down the road of Your commandments; I love traveling this freeway. Give me a bent for Your words of wisdom, and not for piling up loot. Divert my eyes from toys and trinkets, invigorate me on the pilgrim way. Affirm Your promises to me—promises made to all who fear You. Deflect the harsh words of my critics— but what You say is always so good. See how hungry I am for Your counsel; preserve my life through Your righteous ways!” (MSG)

DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT FOR TODAY

May we have a heart for God’s words of wisdom. Let’s allow the eternal promises of God’s Word to keep us from focusing on the changing material things of the world.

TODAY’S PRAYERS

1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, please help me stay focused on Your eternal Word.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, may our CCF family be committed to becoming mature believers. Keep us from chasing  things that don't matter. Remind us of Your promises, and send us out to bring Your hope to those around us.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, give us insight to bring Your Word to the nations. May new people groups worldwide be reached with the gospel, and may new nations be opened with Spirit-led leadership.

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DAY 4.

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE: READ 119:25-32

“I am laid low in the dust; preserve my life according to your word. I gave an account of my ways and you answered me; teach me your decrees. Cause me to understand the way of your precepts, that I may meditate on your wonderful deeds. My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word. Keep me from deceitful ways; be gracious to me and teach me your law. I have chosen the way of faithfulness; I have set my heart on your laws. I hold fast to your statutes, Lord; do not let me be put to shame. I run in the path of your commands, for you have broadened my understanding.” Psalm 119:25-32 NIV

DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT FOR TODAY
When things go wrong, and life seems difficult, and troubles overwhelm us, it’s time to hang on to the words He has given us. His Word and His Spirit in us will help us stay on course.

TODAY’S PRAYERS

1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, search my heart and forgive me of things that draw me away from You. When things get hard, and everything seems to go wrong, help me to cling to Your Word.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, may children be discipled to follow Your deep wisdom and equipped to grow into young men and women of faith. Give parents wisdom and spiritual guidance, in moments of great joy as well as in times of trial.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, help teens and single parents worldwide to further discover Your plans and purposes. In times when they couldn’t feel worse, build them back up.

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DAY 3.  

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE: READ PSALM 119:17-24.

“Be good to your servant while I live, that I may obey your word. Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law. I am a stranger on earth; do not hide your commands from me. My soul is consumed with longing for your laws at all times. You rebuke the arrogant, who are accursed, those who stray from your commands. Remove from me their scorn and contempt, for I keep your statutes. Though rulers sit together and slander me, your servant will meditate on your decrees. Your statutes are my delight; they are my counselors.”Psalm 119:17-24 NIV

DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT FOR TODAY
When we honor the Lord and His Words, He prospers us in everything we do and gives us clear directions.

TODAY’S PRAYERS

1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, teach me to honor You in everything I do.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, open our eyes to see what You see. Let us notice those who are in need, and teach us how to minister among them.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, I pray for all those who are marginalized and isolated, whether in my own community or around the world. May they feel loved and accepted by You.

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DAY 2.  

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE: READ PSALM 119:9-16.

“How can a young person stay on the path of purity? By living according to your word. I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands. I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. Praise be to you, Lord; teach me your decrees. With my lips I recount all the laws that come from your mouth. I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches. I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways. I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word.”  Psalm 119:9-16 NIV

DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT FOR TODAY

May we resolve this day to read, meditate and treasure His Word in our hearts. This will keep us cleansed always.

TODAY’S PRAYERS

1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, teach me to treasure Your word in my heart.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, I pray for the church leaders, and local churches, who follow Your word, and for the leaders of global, national and local ministries.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, guide the words and actions of our leaders in national, state and local governments. May they follow Your ways of wise living.
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DAY 1.  

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE: READ PSALM 119:1-8.

“Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the Lord. Blessed are those who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart— they do no wrong but follow his ways. You have laid down precepts that are to be fully obeyed. Oh, that my ways were steadfast in obeying your decrees! Then I would not be put to shame when I consider all your commands. I will praise you with an upright heart as I learn your righteous laws. I will obey your decrees; do not utterly forsake me.”  Psalm 119:1-8 NIV

DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT FOR TODAY
Let us walk on the path laid out for us by the Lord, that we might be greatly blessed. When the Lord leads us, we do not have any regrets.

TODAY’S PRAYERS

1. A PRAYER FOR MY LIFE:
Dear Lord, teach me to walk in Your paths.

2. A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH:
Lord, give us courage as Christians to be salt and light wherever we are. May the church be awakened to a fresh oil of anointing by the Holy Spirit.

3. A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD:
Lord, I pray for those who have not yet responded to the gospel. I pray you would send someone to share Jesus with them and that they would be saved.