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Matthew 6:11 Give us today our daily bread.
Suggestions How To Start Having Your Own Quiet Time With God!
I have been journaling for the past couple of years now. In my quiet time in the morning in the bathroom, I search the scriptures with either my concordance or simply page through my Bible, which is marked up. I then take the scripture verse and it in my 8 x 11 notebook, I put the date on, and then I comment on the scripture. Another thing I like to do is to read the entire chapter of whatever scripture I choose for the day.
Then I write down both praises and prayer requests in the bottom half of the notebook. When I am done with that, I go back and read all that I wrote, which also includes a list of about five things I want to accomplish that day. (the next day, I check off the things I accomplished and the things I failed to achieve, I add it to the new day). Having done all of this, I then pray about my prayer requests and ask God for direction for the day.
I suggest that you take my ideas and fit them into your plans.
Remember that any new habit can be hard to start, so I recommend starting slow and build up. Be more concerned about having daily quiet time, no matter how much. Maybe 5-10 minutes each morning (morning is the best time. Otherwise, we tend to get busy as the day starts.
I do my quiet time before I eat. First, feed the soul, then feed the body. I started years ago reading a flip-up devotional and prayed for a few minutes, and now I enjoy my quiet time with God so much I get up 2 hours before I start work at 7:00 to have enough time to fit in my time with God, shower, shave, eat breakfast, and have time to drive to work. ~ Bill Greguska
Devotionals Are A Very Important Part Life!
Daily Devotionals Are A Great Way To Start Your Day!
Just to let you know, I am a big fan of devotionals, the reason for that is that it helps me stay grounded in God’s Word, Which is something indeed needed in this sinful world we live in today.
Devotionals give me some structure for my daily quiet time with God. My quiet time with God helps me start the day off on the right foot.
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I am sure you will find what I am saying is correct about devotionals. ~ Bill Greguska
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