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Happy July!  Are you looking for a July 30 prayer to read and reflect on? We provide a guiding Bible verse, prayer questions, and example prayer for the day below.

These all come from our July Bible Reading Plan about Living Waters, so click here for the printout so you can follow along with us!

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Bible verse for July 30

 For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water. (Jeremiah 2:13 KJV)

 

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July 30 Prayer Reflection

God placed within each of us a thirst for satisfaction and salvation. For freedom and fulfillment. Left unmet, the dryness of our souls becomes dehydration that can quickly turn to desperation. We then find ourselves reaching for anything and everything to fill that void, replacing God with idols. 

Just as a broken cistern cannot provide the means to quench our thirst, the pursuits of this world will always leave us wanting more. No matter how hard we try, we can’t work our way to eternal life or obtain internal peace. Only God’s living water can truly quench our spiritual thirst, save our souls, and satisfy the longings of our hearts.

When we turn away from God to idols that cannot save, we are forsaking the fountain of living waters, just like the people of Judah did. Abandoning the Father who gave His Son for us. And while we are sometimes oblivious to the ways we are drifting away, God sees and knows it all. So even if you don’t think you’ve wandered from worshiping the One True God, ask God to reveal any idolatry in your heart. 

An easy way to tell if something is an idol in your life is to determine your emotional response to not having that thing when you want it. Is there a person or thing that you think you just can’t survive without? What consumes your time, money, and thoughts? Where do you turn for comfort, fulfillment, help, and joy? Even good gifts from God can become the object of our obsession as we worship the gift instead of the Giver.

If the Lord reveals to you that you’ve been looking to broken cisterns instead of partaking of His perfect provision of life-giving water, then repent of that sin. Return to the Lord with your whole heart and delight in Him. He is your source, your salvation, and your satisfaction. Allow His living waters to wash away your sin and fill you with His Spirit. 

Let us not be deceived by the empty promises of this world or be swayed by false idols. Instead, may we be steadfast in truth, remembering the character of God and the way He has continually provided and protected us. 

May we forsake idolatry and fix our gaze on the one who offers abundant life – God, the everlasting source of living waters. May we remain loyal to Him, seeking His presence above all else, knowing that He alone can fill the void within our souls. He is good and He is worthy of all our devotion.

July 30 Prayer 

Father God, thank you for offering the life-giving, thirst-quenching, soul-satisfying, water of eternal life through your Son. Forgive me for the ways I have rejected you and ran from your perfect peace, provision, and presence to broken cisterns. Forgive me for the idols in my heart. You alone are worthy of my worship. I give you my heart and life afresh and pledge my love and loyalty alone. Help me to stay faithful. In the mighty and matchless name of Christ, my King, I pray. Amen.

 

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