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Scripture Union Daily Guide Monday 13 June 2022 – Peaceful Coexistence

SU Daily Guide 13th June 2022 Devotional Message

Scripture Union Daily Guide 13 June 2022
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Build up your faith in God and grow spiritually as you read Today’s Scripture Union Daily Guide 13 June 2022

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Topic: Peaceful Coexistence

Opening Prayer: Dear Lord, may the entrance of your word bring light and life to all I will do today.

Scripture: Genesis 26: 17 – 35

Question(s) for Reflection
• Is there any example for me to follow or not to follow?
• What truth is God revealing to me in this passage?

Scripture Union Daily Guide Monday 13 June 2022 MESSAGE

The need for peace in our nations cannot be over emphasised. From vs.19‐22, what did you notice about the herdsmen of Gerar? How did Isaac react? How would you have responded if you were Isaac? People like herdsmen of Gerar, causing troubles and disrupting peace, abound in our communities in Africa.

In the face of such provocation, believers should explore avenues for peaceful resolution and coexistence (Matthew 5:38‐ 40). It is better to seek peace than confrontation, for the worst peace is better than the best war! Note also the resilience of Isaac’s servants.

They were not discouraged in the face of opposition. They kept on digging wells until they got victory (v.22). What other lesson about peaceful coexistence is there for us in vs.26‐33 from the life of Isaac. Read vs.23‐25 again. Of what importance is God’s message to Isaac at this time of his life?

How refreshing is it, to know that God is always with us in our struggles (Matthew 28:20)! Vs.34‐35 show why we need to pray for our children to marry the right person.

Practice/Word Application
What Next: Pursue peace with all men (Romans 12: 16‐21; Hebrews 12:14).

• Any new insight or reinforcement of what you already know?

Scripture Union Daily Guide 13 June 2022 Closing Prayer
• Lord Jesus, give me grace to seek peace through dialogue and be less confrontational in hostile situations.

Offer a prayer of faith in line with Ephesians 3:20

One Year Bible Reading Plan
2 Chronicles 6, 7; Mark 12.

NATIONAL PRAYER BULLETIN

PRAYER FOCUS

PEACE MAKERS
Blessed are the Peace Makers, for they shall be called the Sons of God. Matthew 5:9

THANK GOD FOR:
› Giving us the power to say No to sin, quarrel, anger and things that will not glorify God.
› Setting for us the goal to pursue Peace and Holiness without which no one will see the Lord.

PRAY FOR:
› Our married couples who may be going through the eye of the storm in their marriages that God will help them make for peace.
› Each of the brethren to know that a dead man does not sin, hence we allow the Spirit of God to make us peace‐makers .
› Grace for our SU members to remember it is no longer I, but Christ that lives in us, hence no need to stress for our rights.

PRAY AGAINST:
∷ Reproaches in our lives and marriages that the devil and his cohorts will not say “where is our God”?.
∷ Letting self keep us recording instead of forgiving hurts.

Scripture Union Daily Guide Monday 13 June 2022. Scripture Union is an international, interdenominational, evangelical Christian organization. It was founded in 1867, and works in partnership with individuals and churches across the world. The organization’s stated aim is to use the Bible to inspire children, young people and adults to know God. Scripture Union Daily Guide 13 June 2022.

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