Day 14 - 40 Day Prayer Pledge
Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or “What shall we drink? or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. Therefore, do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.Matthew 6:32-34
In today’s society, success is so often measured by money, possessions, position, fame, and external things. But Jesus tells us to set our hearts on internal things: the Kingdom of God and righteousness. How do I define “success” and happiness”? What am I really “seeking” in life? Read the passage again, slowly, maybe out loud; ask Jesus to teach you to trust in Him and seek what He wants.
(Make the Sign of the Cross)
A Prayer of Trust in God
O Lord, my heart is not haughty;
I do not set my sights too high.
I have taken no part in great affairs,
in wonders beyond my scope.
No, I hold myself in quiet and in silence,
Like a little child in its mother’s arms;
Like a little child, so I keep myself.
Let Israel hope in the LORD,
Henceforth and forever. Psalm 131