Day 6: Confess

Good to Know:
Yesterday’s reading was challenging. Some days it’s easy to live in faith; other days… well, let’s not talk about that. God knows and God is still faithful, especially when we fail. Prayer is God’s way to get us back on track. Change your focus from your circumstance to God’s promise of hope.

Psalm 145:8-18 NLT

The Lord is merciful and compassionate,

    slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love.

The Lord is good to everyone.

    He showers compassion on all his creation.

All of your works will thank you, Lord,

    and your faithful followers will praise you.

They will speak of the glory of your kingdom;

    they will give examples of your power.

They will tell about your mighty deeds

    and about the majesty and glory of your reign.

For your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom.

    You rule throughout all generations.

The Lord always keeps his promises;

    he is gracious in all he does.

The Lord helps the fallen

    and lifts those bent beneath their loads.

The eyes of all look to you in hope;

    you give them their food as they need it.

When you open your hand,

    you satisfy the hunger and thirst of every living thing.

The Lord is righteous in everything he does;

    he is filled with kindness.

The Lord is close to all who call on him,

yes, to all who call on him in truth.

Psalm 121 NLT

I look up to the mountains—

    does my help come from there?

My help comes from the Lord,

    who made heaven and earth!

He will not let you stumble;

    the one who watches over you will not slumber.

Indeed, he who watches over Israel

    never slumbers or sleeps.

The Lord himself watches over you!

    The Lord stands beside you as your protective shade.

The sun will not harm you by day,

    nor the moon at night.

The Lord keeps you from all harm

    and watches over your life.

The Lord keeps watch over you as you come and go,    

both now and forever.

Philippians 4:6-8 NLT

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.

And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.

Good to Do:
How will I train my mind to think about things that are excellent and worthy to be praised?

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