Slow down. Prepare your heart. Voice a short prayer asking the Holy Spirit to teach you through His word.
Record today's Scripture passage and read it in three different translations. You can use a parallel Bible or an online Bible such as BibleGateway.com.
What did God say to you? Summarize the passage in your own words, paying particular attention to those things that drew your attention.
What are you going to do about what God said to you? How are you going to apply, practice or obey God's instructions today?
Give God S.P.A.C.E. to work in your life:S - Is there a SIN to forsake?P - Is there a PROMISE to claim?A - Is there an ATTITUDE to change?C - Is there a COMMAND to obey?E - Is there an EXAMPLE to follow?
Jot down specific prayer requests, especially those having something to do with what the Lord has just spoken to you.