Isaiah 10:1-11:16, 2 Corinthians 12:11-21, Psalm 56:1-13, Proverbs 23:6-8
Today is the 12th day of September, welcome to the Daily Audio Bible, I’m Brian. It is a joy. I love when we come to the threshold of a brand-new sparkly week. Maybe that’s why I say it every week, I remind us, but I’m reminding myself like here it is, a new week, a new definition of time, new span of time that we get to live into, day-by-day, step-by-step, and nothing good or bad has happened yet. It’s all out in front of us and the things we may be worrying about or still looking forward to they’re still in the future. We are here now and our choices are gonna tell the story of this week. And so, let’s choose wisely. Let’s listen to the voice of wisdom, let’s listen to the counsel of Scripture. Let’s pay attention to what’s going on, let’s be proactive and not reactive. It’s always a good time to remember those things as we step through the threshold into a shiny sparkly new week and as we step into this new week, we will be continuing our journey through the book of Isaiah. One of the major prophets, one of the longer books in the Bible. We’ll also be continuing our journey, the second letter of…to the Corinthians, a letter by the Apostle Paul. During this week we’ll conclude that letter and move into another letter known as Galatians, but that’s out in our future and that’s what we are anticipating but we’re here now and let’s dive in for today. The book of Isaiah chapters 10 and 11, and we’ll read from the English Standard Version this week.
Father, we thank You for Your word. We thank You for life. We thank You for the gift of breath and oxygen. We thank You for our beating hearts. We thank You that You are our Father and that You know who we are and You love us and that You are leading us in so many ways. Sometimes we’re paying attention. Sometimes we’re not paying attention. Often, all too often we’re not but You are constantly Fathering us, You are constantly nurturing us, and You’ve given us the Scriptures to guide us and so as we move into this brand-new shiny week, Holy Spirit come, guide our steps, lead us into all truth, reveal the narrow path that leads to life, guide us deeper in our relationship with You that we might be more aware and more attentive that our intimacy and fellowship with You being just like our breath, always there, always pointing in the correct direction. We pray and ask this in the name of Jesus. Amen.
Prayer and Encouragements:
Hi, this is Whitney from Bama. I’m needing some prayer right now. Just getting tired and feeling my spirit just being down trodden. I’m a single mom of three, my dad is in hospice care for dementia. He is slowly decreasing. And that’s very hard to watch because I am a daddy’s girl and we’ve already lost my mom, we lost her in 2015. I have a young son who’s 14 with autism and I have a fur baby that has seizures regularly. So, it’s just a lot going on right now and I just ask for prayers for healing and what can be healed and strength to make it through to the other side of this valley and thank you all for the prayers that you’ve already given me my family and a thank you Brain for this amazing podcast that gives us the ability to reach out for prayer. Thank you everyone.
Good morning DAB family. I am really struggling with whether I should share this or not. But, yesterday, btw this is John R. from South Sudan, but yesterday was a very interesting day. It was my turn to minister to our church UN church in Juba and administer communion, but then after that night, night our time, but the evening in the U.S., my son, that I told you had bipolar became violent. He went to his brother’s room who is a computer programmer and trashed the room and took his computer that he use for work and…and that threatened to do more harm. So that was the straw that broke the camel’s back. I had to consent for him to be served a restraining order and also to commit him for emergency mental evaluation. It was the hardest thing I have ever had to do to send my own child out of the house, but I’m saying all this to say that I need your prayer. Thank you, his name is Stephen John. Thank you for praying.
DAB family, this is Susie from Colorado. I just returned last night from my Haiti trip with a layover in Florida and I…I got to listen to all your prayers and thoughts and wanted to thank you with all my heart. I know that I would not have been so protected without those prayers and my children as well. And I’m praying for you guys and so many of you, I can’t believe, you know, you even remembered my name to pray, but it just meant the world, I felt a sense of peace, almost the entire time I was there, which is difficult to do because there’s so many people, young men, gang members running around with hoods on their heads and automatic weapons and it’s very nerve-racking. I got to spend wonderful time with my children who are doing well for the most part. Unfortunately, this morning I got home, as I said last night, and heard that one of my employees was killed. His name was Stanley Pierre and I ask you to pray for his family. He was on his way to work. So please pray for that family and GG, I’ve been listening to the prayers for you. Do you realize how loved and adored you are by God? He just, I know he has wonderful plans for you and will give you wisdom. And those who’ve called in with friends and loved ones with breast cancer. I lift them up and dear God please, I beg for healing and wisdom. Thank you for this family. We love You so much God, in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Good evening/good morning/good afternoon, DAB, it is People on the Water from Indiana. And I just wanted to maybe encourage someone, this is a little new, a little different for me but in my time spent with God I’ve been, I usually end my time, okay, God, what do You want? In these two words, maybe they’re add with three, maybe they’re added with five, but these two words always remain. These two words always remain, and that is unconditional love. Love me unconditionally. Maybe, and I’m asking for some prayer on this to see God’s way in this because that’s all I want to see honestly. But maybe I’m going into a season of loving unconditionally, just focusing on that word unconditionally. Maybe God’s trying to prompt us to love unconditionally. Cause golly, don’t we need that, so I just pray for wisdom and discernment. Pray you might do the same. Thanks for listening and I love you. I know a lot of people say that but, and I don’t know you but I love you, love unconditionally. Jesus’ name I pray and ask. Thanks, Amen.
Hey guys, I could really use your prayers today. My name is Garrett. Having some really bad anxiety. Just, I’m up late in the middle of the night and just really stressed out and thinking about the world. And I could really use your prayers to get closer to God, it’s been a long time and I feel like I’m separating and I just wanna get back to being positive and being closer to the Lord and so, please help me, give me some prayers please. Really appreciate it and I love you all.