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Bible verse for January 23 Prayer
“The blessing of the Lord brings wealth, without painful toil for it.” (Proverbs 10:22)
Reflection For Our January 23 Prayer
I have to admit, I was one of those kids that read this verse growing up and thought God would make me rich. I thought that God would make me wealthy, no matter which type of career I chose, simply because I was walking with God. That hit me hard in the face during my first year of real employment.
Yes, God has always provided, but I don’t think I’ve ever thought of myself as wealthy.
Do you know why that is though? Because I am viewing my life through my personal lens. The fact is, many people would look at my life, my penny-pinching ways, and see me as not having a lot of money at all. But then, people living in other parts of the world would see my life and think of me as incredibly wealthy. The truth is, my material wealth is completely based on human perceptions.
But blessings from God? They are as evident as we allow them to be.
Blessings from God aren’t attached to sorrow. Material wealth can be. The richer we get, the more that we feel we need or want. Some sorrow comes with it, because we are always chasing more. Blessings from God are the opposite. God gives us everything we need; there is no more chasing for “more” because God is everything.
Question for your January 23 Prayer
- Think of some of the blessings in your life. How does that bring wealth to the kingdom of God (as opposed to earthly wealth)?
- How can you pray today in a way that helps you focus on Heavenly blessings versus earthly blessings?
January 23 Prayer
Dear God, thank you for all the blessings you have provided me in my life. Help them to become more evident to me daily. Help me live a life that is continually sharing the blessings you provide to me. Amen.
Resource of the Day
Is This You. . .
Do you believe God has placed a purpose and plan in your heart for business?
Do you need help channeling your passion into profits?
Are you scared to death to pursue the plans you believe God has placed in your heart for business?
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Why Not Just Get a Job? You Just Want to Be Heard You Know You Have What It Takes You Have Considered Choosing to Follow Your Passion and Purpose . . .
Even if it Scares You to Death You Want to Shine You Just Want to Share a Message that You Feel Strongly About Deep Down Inside, You Just Want to DO IT!
You Want to Feel Connection With Other Moms Who Are Like-Minded You Wonder . . . How Will I Balance Everything? You Are Concerned about the Money What You Will Gain by Reading This Book . . . Courage to help you take your Faith Leap An understanding of how to pinpoint your passion The knowledge of how to build a business Christ’s way is here.
Jessie Synan is a Master’s student in Theological Studies who helps other women find their prayer focus in a distracting world. She went from her ADHD interfering with her prayer life to finding her own unique rhythms for prayer and encouraging other women to do the same. She is the founder of Pray With Confidence, which has helped over 5000 women focus on prayer through the real and vulnerable advice she gives to those on her email list when they sign up for the free guide “How to pray [when you can’t focus.]”