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A New Day, A Grateful Heart – A Daily Devotion

Scripture: Psalm 118:24 (NIV) “This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.”


Dear Heavenly Father,

As we begin this new day, our hearts are filled with gratitude as we turn to Psalm 118:24. “This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” Lord, we pause to reflect on the goodness of Your love that surrounds us every morning, bringing with it the promise of a new beginning.

In the stillness of this moment, help us to acknowledge and appreciate the gift of today. Your mercies are new every morning, and we are thankful for the opportunity to experience another day of life, love, and purpose. As we navigate the hours ahead, may we carry the awareness of Your steadfast love, which is unchanging and ever-present.

Father, we rejoice not just in the circumstances of the day but in the assurance that You are with us. Your goodness goes beyond our understanding, and we are grateful for the countless blessings that are woven into the fabric of this day. Open our eyes to see the beauty in the ordinary, the joy in the mundane, and the opportunities to spread Your love.

Lord, grant us the grace to face the challenges of the day with a heart full of faith and trust in Your unfailing love. May we carry this attitude of gratitude into every interaction, shining Your light in both our joys and difficulties.

We thank You, Father, for the privilege of waking up to a new day, embraced by Your love. May our lives be a testimony to Your goodness, and may our hearts be tuned to the melody of gratitude for the many blessings You shower upon us each day.

In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

Reflection Questions:

  1. What specific aspects of God’s goodness am I grateful for as I begin this new day?
  2. How can I carry an attitude of gratitude throughout the day, even in challenging moments?
  3. In what ways can I share the joy of the Lord with others, expressing His love in my actions and words?
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