2023 Daily Manna – Find Your Strength in the Scriptures
Searching for strength and encouragement during difficult times? Look no further than the Word of God, which can be your daily source of sustenance and nourishment. Let our tailored scripture passages uplift and empower you so you can take on each day with courage and hope.
Choose a Passage That Speaks to You.
When you need a 2023 lift, choose a passage from our selection of Bible verses that speaks to how you are feeling in that moment. Whatever the challenges or anxieties, let the Word of God encourage you and fill your heart with hope. Click through to read familiar scriptures, as well as lesser-known but powerful passages from the Old and New Testaments.
Reflect on the Meaning of the Verse.
Take a few moments to meditate on the meaning of the passage. Think about how its message speaks to your life and experiences, and how it can inform your thoughts and choices as you move forward. Journaling is a great exercise for reflecting on scriptures—write down any insights or realizations that come to mind as you reflect on what you have read.
Look for Ways to Act on What You Read.
Once you understand and reflect on the scripture passage, take the next step and put it into practice in your own life. Ask yourself how you can live out the truths contained in the passage—what practical steps can you take to follow its teachings? Commit to taking action and seek out opportunities to do good and live according to God’s Word. Make it a part of your everyday life, as each day brings new opportunities for growth!
Use Deeper Study Tools for More Insightful Explorations
Once you’ve found the right passage to reflect on, take it a step further by taking advantage of some of the deeper study tools available. Browsing commentaries and 2023 Bible dictionaries can help you gain more insight into what the passage is communicating, and examining cross references in other versions of Scripture can give you deeper understanding of its specific context. This can be especially helpful if there are any confusing or difficult concepts in the passage that require further explanation. With these resources, many times when you look up one concept, it will lead to new revelations —especially as they pertain to your own life.
Share Your Reflections with Others for Encouragement and Support
When you’ve found the spiritual encouragement that you need, why not share your reflections with others? We want to make sure this experience isn’t just one sided. By creating a space of honest and open conversation around what God’s Word means to us and how it can uplift us during seasons of hardship, we believe that others can benefit from it as well. Not only does sharing provide a chance for others to gain insight into how Scripture speaks to our lives, but by encouraging each other in the Lord and allowing our friends and family members to bear additional perspective in understanding His Word, together we can know Him more deeply.