Daybreak Thoughts

Photo by Anna

Photo by Anna

What should I do, Lord Jesus, this day?
The first thing, for sure, is to stop and pray.
Then listen to “hear” that still, small voice
Before I make even one first choice.
May I find how to serve You every day
By seeking You early for Your pathway.
What I think of doing may need to be set aside
In order to help others with a heart open wide.
And let me not miss telling those I meet how to find
Their Lord and their Savior, who is so good and kind;
For there are many people with an emptiness inside
That can only be filled when You come to abide.
Then, too, some who know You may be facing a trial;
Help me to encourage that it’s only for a while.
For You, Lord, are good and want them to be blessed,
With all of the things that work out for their very best.

P. A. Oltrogge

“Thy word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path.” Psalm 119:105

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6

“My sheep hear My voice, and I know them and they follow Me.”  John 10:27

“Do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others.” Philippians 2:4

“A righteous man may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers him from them all.” Psalms 34:19 (New International Version)

Also Luke 11:13; John 14:26; John 16:7; Romans 8:14;
1 Corinthians 10:24

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