Day 40 – Keeping God First in My Life

Day 40 – Keeping God First in My Life, Contributed by Deacon Kevin Little

Meditative Thought: “You shall have no other gods before me.” Exodus 20:5

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Day 39 – Proclaim the Gospel Until Jesus Comes

Day 39 – Proclaim the Gospel Until Jesus Comes, Contributed by Deaconess Sharon Miller

Meditative Thought: God and His Word Are One and the Same.

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Day 38 – Go Ye Therefore: Work of Missions

Day 38 – Go Ye Therefore: Work of Missions, Contributed by Deacon Johnnieque B. Love for Deaconess Margaret Corbin

Meditative Thought: I can be used by God to bring love and hope to someone in need today.

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Day 37 – Nurturing Fellowship in the Body of Christ

Day 37 – Nurturing Fellowship in the Body of Christ, Contributed by Deaconess Catherine Cheatham

Meditative Thought: But do not forget to do good and to share, for with such sacrifices God is Pleased  Hebrews 13:16

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Day 36 – Recognizing and Repaying Evil for Evil

Day 36 – Recognizing and Repaying Evil for Evil, Contributed by Deaconess Pearl Sudduth

Meditative Thought:  As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, And that at the last day He will take His stand on the earth. Job 19:25

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Day 35 – Fruit of the Spirit: Guided by the Holy Spirit Creates Harmony As We Share Our Spiritual Gifts to Manifest God’s Glory

Day 35 - Fruit of the Spirit: Guided by the Holy Spirit Creates Harmony As We Share Our Spiritual Gifts to Manifest God’s Glory, Contributed by Deacon Gerald Young

Meditative Thought:  Spiritual gifts are the tools by which LOVE is made effective.

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Day 34 – Stewardship: Giving Back to God What is Rightfully His

Day 34 – Stewardship: Giving Back to God What is Rightfully His, Contributed by Deacon Harrison Lightfoot

Meditative Thought: Managing God’s financial resources of tithes and offering.

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Day 33 – Healing, Forgiveness, Restoration and Repentance

Day 33 – Healing, Forgiveness, Restoration and Repentance, Contributed by Deaconess Sandra Caviness

Meditative Thought: Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a right spirit within me. Psalm 51: 10

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Day 32 – Eternal Life: Our Lives Do Not End With Death of Our Physical Bodies

Day 32 – Eternal Life: Our Lives Do Not End With Death of Our Physical Bodies, Contributed by Deaconess Irish Stovall

Meditative Thought: And Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst.  John 6:35

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Day 31 – Spiritual Discernment

Day 31 – Spiritual Discernment, Contributed by Deacon Candidate Shawn Davis-Wilensky

Meditative Thought: Teach me good judgment and knowledge, For I believe Your commandments.  Psalm 119: 66

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Day 30 – Work Of Ministry In Our Church

Day 30 – Work of Ministry in Our Church: Its Support and Growth, Contributed by Deaconess Jean Jordan

Meditative Thought: God empowers us to serve for the good of all.

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Day 29 – Worshiping Our Lord in Spirit and in Truth

Day 29 – Worshiping Our Lord in Spirit and in Truth, Contributed by Deacon Johnnieque B. Love

Meditative Thoughts: Come; Let us worship the Lord in Spirit and Truth

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Day 28 – My Personal Relationship with God

Day 28 – My Personal Relationship with God, Contributed by Deaconess Evangeline Stevens

Meditative Thought:  Great and Mighty is Your name

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Day 27 – An Offering of Praise

Day 27 –  An Offering of Praise, Contributed by Deacon Yvonne Dickson

Meditative Thought: Because Your loving kindness is better than life, my lips shall praise you. Psalm 63:3

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Day 26 – Love and Charity

Day 26 – Love and Charity, Contributed by Deacon Candidate Russell J. Parker

Meditative Thought: Nothing Can Separate Us from the Love of God

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Day 25 – Thankfulness and Thanksgiving

Day 25 – Thankfulness and Thanksgiving, Contributed by Deacon Candidate Deborah Crain-Kemp

Meditative Thought:  I give you thanks for all you have done Lord!

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Day 24 – Faith and Faithfulness

Day 24 – Faith and Faithfulness Contributed by Deacon Peyton Lively

Meditative Thought: Seeking God is the first step to faith

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Day 23 – Salvation for the Unsaved

Day 23 – Salvation for the Unsaved Contributed by Deacon Leon Pierce

Meditative Thought: The abundant life is available to all who seek it

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Day 22 – Meditation and Study of God’s Word

Day 22 – Meditation and Study of God’s Word Contributed by Deaconess Hester Jones

Meditative Thought: Your Word have I hidden in my heart.

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Day 21 – Health, Family Strength and Provision

Day 21 – Health, Family Strength and Provision Contributed by Deaconess Mamie Montague

Meditative Thought: The best things in life come from God our Father  

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Day 20- God is our Shelter in the Time of Life’s Storms

Day 20- God is our Shelter in the Time of Life’s Storms Contributed by Deaconess Maureen Young

Meditative Thought: The Lord is with Us Always No Matter What

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Day 19 – For the Hungry, Homeless and the Poor

Day 19 – For the Hungry, Homeless and the Poor Contributed by Deaconess Mozelle Watkins

Meditative Thought - We will be blessed when we do God’s work in helping the poor and afflicted.

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Day 18 – Pastor’s Family: Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts: daughter, Anaiah and son, Isaiah

Day 18 – Pastor’s Family: Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts: daughter, Anaiah and son, Isaiah

Contributed by Deacon Johnnieque B. Love

 

Meditative Thought: Supporting Our Pastor through support of His family

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Day 17 – Peace in the Body of Believers

Day 17 – Peace in the Body of Believers - Contributed by Deacon Oddie Stevens

Meditative Thought: How good and pleasant it is when God’s People Live Together in Unity!

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Day 16 – Exhortation: Building Up the Body of Christ

Day 16 – Exhortation: Building Up the Body of Christ Contributed by Deaconess Eloise Turner

Meditative Thought:  We are One Body in Christ

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Day 15 – Social Justice for ALL

Day 15 – Social Justice for ALL

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Day 14 – We Pray for Our Children, Youth, Teenagers, and Young Adults

Day 14 –  We Pray for Our Children, Youth, Teenagers, and Young Adults Contributed by:  Deaconess Monique M. Wiley-Crawford

Meditative Thought: We must teach the fear of the Lord by training our youth

Scriptural References:  Isaiah 44:24;    Romans 8:37;     Ephesians 1: 4  Exodus 20:12;    II Timothy 3:16;: Hebrews 13:8

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Day 13 – Obedience to the Instruction of God’s Word

Day 13 – Obedience to the Instruction of God’s Word - Contributed by Deaconess Gwen Harris Gale

Meditative Thought: How do we show obedience to the instruction of God’s Word?

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Day 12 – Spiritual Gifts Come From God

Day 12 – Spiritual Gifts Come From God, Contributed by Deaconess E. Louise White

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Day 11 – Knowing and Experiencing the Ministry of the Holy Spirit in the Pastor’s life and the life of our church family

Day 11 – Knowing and Experiencing the Ministry of the Holy Spirit in the Pastor’s life and the life of our church family, Contributed by Deaconess Gloria Tisdale

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Day 10 – God’s Grace and Mercy

Day 10:            God’s Grace and Mercy

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Day 9 – Family Blessings: The Pastor’s Family, Individual Member families and the Church Family as a Whole

Day 9 – Family Blessings: The Pastor’s Family, Individual Member families and the Church Family as a Whole,  Contributed by Deacon Fred Leftrict

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Day 8 – Praying for God’s Wisdom, Knowledge and Understanding

Day 8 – Praying for God’s Wisdom, Knowledge and Understanding, Contributed by Deacon Jesse McCrae

Meditative Thought:  What shall I desire of the Lord that is more valuable than silver or fine gold?

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Day 7 – Pastor Roberts: Strength and Endurance for Leadership

Day 7 –  Pastor Roberts: Strength and Endurance for Leadership, Contributed by Deacon Howard Smith

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Day 6 – Holy Spirit: The Guiding Power for Growing in Christ as a Church Family

Day 6 – Holy Spirit: The Guiding Power for Growing in Christ as a Church Family

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Day 5 – The Good Shepherd and the Under Shepherd

Day 5 – The Good Shepherd and the Under Shepherd, Contributed by Deacon Sandra LeSesne and Deaconess Philicia Jones

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Day 4 – Having The Mind of Christ

Day 4 – Having the Mind of Christ, Contributed by Deaconess Jean Jackson for Deaconess Eleanor Banks

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Day 3 – Who am I in Christ?

Day 3 – Who am I in Christ?  Contributed by Deaconess Barbara Johnson
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Day 2 – Lord Hear Our Prayer of Confession

Day 2  - Lord Hear Our Prayer of Confession, Contributed by Deaconess Patricia Kilby-Robb
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Day 1 – The Necessity of Prayer

Day 1 – The Necessity of Prayer, Contributed by Deaconess Pat Hodge 

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