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Praying the Scriptures for Your Life: 31 Days of Abiding in the Presence, Provision, and Power of God

Praying the Scriptures for Your Life: 31 Days of Abiding in the Presence, Provision, and Power of God

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Overview

Taking you on a 31-day journey rooted in Christ's words in John 15, Praying the Scriptures for Your Life will help you find guidance and peace as you pray through life's trickiest issues, from relationships to finances to what to do with the pain of unanswered prayer. Discover how Scripture can be experienced, not just read!

In one of his last conversations with his disciples, Jesus urged his followers to "remain" in him. But what does it mean to remain in Christ in our daily lives? In Praying the Scriptures for Your Life, popular Bible teacher Jodie Berndt invites you to experience deeper intimacy with Christ as you allow his words from John 15 to transform your perspective as well as your prayers.

This reflective 31-day devotional:

  • Gives insight into what it means to abide with Christ every day.
  • Guides you in how to pray the Scriptures and let them shape your choices.
  • Covers topics ranging from relationships to faith to money management.
  • Shows how closeness with Christ equips you to bear fruit through your prayers.
  • Is a reminder that you are created for connection with your heavenly Father.
  • Teaches how abiding is the key to abundance.

Praying the Scriptures for Your Life is the latest addition to the bestselling Praying the Scriptures series. With short, easy-to-read chapters, the book invites you to read, reflect, and respond as you pray the Scriptures over every area of your life. Discover the peace that comes from abiding in Christ as you sink deep into his Word.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310361602
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 06/08/2021
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 298,448
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jodie Berndt has written or cowritten many books, including the bestselling Praying the Scriptures series for children, teens, and adult children. A speaker and Bible teacher, Jodie has been featured on programs like Focus on the Family, The 700 Club, and a host of popular podcasts, and she has written articles for many news and faith outlets. She and her husband, Robbie, have four adult children, and they live in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Table of Contents

Foreword Ann Voskamp xi

Part 1 An Invitation to Abide

Chapter 1 What Is Abiding? 3

Chapter 2 Why Pray the Scriptures? 13

Chapter 3 How to Use This Book 21

Part 2 31 Days of Prayer

Day 1 The Power of Connection 35

Day 2 The True Purpose of Prayer 41

Day 3 Doing What (Doesn't) Come Naturally 48

Day 4 Loving People (Even When It's Hard) 54

Day 5 Extending Forgiveness 60

Day 6 Living without Shame 66

Day 7 Your Friendships, Part One (Make Me a Good Friend) 72

Day 8 Your Friendships, Part Two (Give Me Good Friends) 78

Day 9 Praying for Your Marriage 84

Day 10 Praying for Your Children 91

Day 11 Asking for Help 97

Day 12 Praying through Suffering and Grief 104

Day 13 Waiting on God 111

Day 14 Finding Freedom from Worry and Fear 118

Day 15 Avoiding the Comparison Trap 124

Day 16 Praying about the Words You Say 131

Day 17 Praying to Love God's Word 138

Day 18 Hearing God's Voice 145

Day 19 Resting in God 152

Day 20 Using Your Gifts and Talents 158

Day 21 Praying about Your Work and Purpose 164

Day 22 Praying about How You Use Your Time 171

Day 23 Praying about Financial Decisions 178

Day 24 Asking for Wisdom and Guidance 185

Day 25 Being Joy-Full 192

Day 26 Praying for Health and Healing 199

Day 27 Aging Well 206

Day 28 Trusting God in the Face of Unanswered Prayer 213

Day 29 Sharing Your Faith 220

Day 30 Praying for Parking Places (and Life's "Little" Things) 228

Day 31 Living with Greater Gratitude 234

With Thanks To 242

Bible Translations 244

Notes 245

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