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Dramatized stories of Changed Lives from Unschackled

Bible Gateway - look up any Bible passage online.

Bible Reading Schedule.pdf -this schedule will help you to track your Bible reading progress chapter by chapter.


Best Gifts

Read Luke 11:1–54

Most parents look forward to Christmas and birthdays for the sheer joy of seeing their children open carefully chosen gifts. They try to give the very best presents because it is a way to show their children how much they love them. Our Heavenly Father is like that too.

“If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!” (Luke 11:13).

Sometimes, a parent’s giving turns out disastrously. Our Heavenly Father, however, always gives gifts that are right on target. In fact, they’re the best gifts. In this passage God offers the gift of the Holy Spirit to those who ask for it.

The Holy Spirit is a fulfillment of Jesus’ promise to send a counselor to guide His disciples into all truth. The Holy Spirit helps people understand their need of the Savior and teaches them how to live. What better gift than One who knows the heart and mind of God? He wants to share that knowledge.

Prayer for Today: Holy Spirit, lead me into all truth.

Quicklook: Luke 11:5–13


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Prayer is our link with God, an awesome avenue through which we can express praise and adoration to Him for His goodness, love, and mercy; and an avenue through which we can voice our petitions and concerns. God's Word assures us that we can "come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need" (Hebrews 4:16).

Prayer also moves the hand of God on behalf of needs and circumstances in our church, our families, our community, nation, and world. Take time to pray and intercede for these areas as God leads you. Become part of a prayer group and intercede with others in times of corporate prayer. As you seek God's help, expect reports of great victory to follow as God answers prayer.

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