Key passage for daily reading: Luke 9:57-62
January 6, Sunday
Is there a time when the Lord asked you to do something, you quickly agreed, then realized it was much harder, and took back your “yes”?
>Prayer for today: Jesus, give me the courage (Joshua 1:9) to follow you 100%.
January 7, Monday $$
If you’ve struggled financially, don’t suffer in silence. Speak up and ask for help. If you are gifted in helping others think more clearly about their finances, consider offering your help.
>Prayer for today: Lord, help me to either ask for financial help or lovingly offer financial help to someone else who asks me for help.
January 8, Tuesday
Jesus sometimes makes ridiculous sounding statements such as in verses 58, 60, and 62. How would you explain these statements to someone who asks you if Jesus was serious:?
>Prayer for today: Jesus, give ma a faith that doesn’t wait for everything to make perfect sense.
January 9, Wednesday
When you think of how costly it is to be a disciple of Jesus, what keeps you committed?
>Prayer for today: Lord, give me a joy for following You that will outweigh the cost.
January 10, Thursday
How has reading, praying, and thinking about Jesus as your Lord impacted how you think about your money so far? Write a little about what’s happening in the lines below as a prayer.
>Prayer for today: (This is on you. Pray your reflections.)
January 11, Friday
What is one change in your money practices that you need to make? How can putting Jesus first and trusting His direction in your life help you make that change?
>Prayer for today: Lord, Your word says that if we don’t have wisdom, we should ask You and You won’t be stingy about giving it to us (James 1:5). Please give me that wisdom as I make the following change in my finances: __________________________________________
January 12, Saturday
This is My Desire
This is my desire
To honor You
Lord, with all my heart
I worship You
All I have within me
I give You praise
All that I adore
Is in You
Lord, I give You my heart
I give You my soul
I live for You alone
And every breath that I take
Every moment I'm awake
Lord, have Your way in me
This Sabbath’s sermon will be from Luke 9:57-62. We hope you’ll join us at the Athens Georgia Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Our 10am Sabbath School classes (Bible study) are for all ages. We then come together for a joint worship service at 11am.