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Jan. 1

Hello and thanks for joining in on to today’s daily devotion. Today is Friday January 1st. The 6th day of the Hebraic week.

Our verse today is Col. 4:2

Col. 4:2
Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.

The word for “devote” here in the greek is a very big word that I can’t even come close to pronouncing. But it basically means to persevere in. Devote.

Now, think for a second. When looking over your everyday life, could it be said that you “Persevere in” or “devote yourself to” prayer? Why or why not?

Prayer is a form of humbling ourselves. It’s a confession that we are dependent on YHWH. What happens when hard times come in our lives? We get on our knees and pray. Why? Because we know that we can’t make it without Him.

Yet this is the attitude He wants in our hearts 24/7. Prayer should be an everyday part of our life. We should never have to have hard times be what brings us to our knees. Hard times come to everyone at one point or another. Yet, they should not be what makes us pray.

Let’s do our best in making prayer an everyday occurrence in our life.

Col. 4:2
Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.

Let this be a focus in your time of meditation throughout the day. Until tomorrow, shalom!