365 Daily Christian Journal Prompts: Everyday With the Risen Lord (12 Monthly Themes)

Do you desire to deepen your relationship with God and grow in your spiritual journey? Journaling with the Risen Lord can be an excellent way to accomplish both of these goals. By making a habit of journaling and reflecting on your faith journey every day, you can become more mindful of God’s presence in your life, better understand His Word, and grow in your faith.

With this in mind, we have compiled 365 Christian journal prompts to help you develop a daily journaling habit focusing on the Risen Lord. These prompts are organized into 12 monthly themes, each with a unique focus to help you explore different aspects of your spiritual journey. Whether you are new to journaling or have been doing it for years, these prompts are designed to help you reflect on your faith, grow closer to God, and discover new insights about yourself and your relationship with the Lord.

Throughout the year, you will explore topics such as gratitude, prayer, forgiveness, and evangelism, to name a few. Each monthly theme will challenge you to dig deeper into your faith and reflect on how you can better live out your calling as a Christian. With daily prompts and consistent practice, you can develop a solid journaling habit that will help you grow in your faith and become more intentional in your relationship with the Risen Lord.\

Please continue to read for daily journal prompts for each month.

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January – Renewal and Reflection:

Use these daily Christian journal prompts for January to reflect on the past year and renew your commitment to journaling with the risen Lord.

  1. Reflect on the past year and write about one thing you are grateful for.
  2. What is something you learned last year that you want to carry forward into this new year?
  3. Write down your goals and aspirations for the new year.
  4. What is your biggest goal for this year, and how do you plan to accomplish it?
  5. Write about a moment from last year that you are grateful for.
  6. Take a moment to reflect on your relationship with God. How has it grown in the past year?
  7. What is one habit you want to break this year? Write about why it’s important to you.
  8. What is one habit you want to form this year? Write about why it’s important to you.
  9. Take some time to reflect on the people in your life. Who has been a positive influence on you in the past year?
  10. Write about a moment from last year that taught you an important lesson.
  11. Think about a fear or worry you have for the new year. Write about how you can turn it into an opportunity for growth.
  12. Write a prayer for the year ahead.
  13. Reflect on the past week. What is one thing you did well? What is one thing you want to improve on?
  14. Write about a book or scripture passage that has impacted you recently.
  15. Write about a moment in the past year where you felt God’s presence in a powerful way.
  16. Take some time to reflect on your daily routines. What changes can you make to better prioritize your relationship with God?
  17. Write about a person in your life who has challenged you to grow.
  18. Think about a relationship in your life that needs reconciliation. Write a prayer for that relationship.
  19. Write about a moment from your childhood that still brings you joy.
  20. Reflect on your spiritual journey. What is one area where you have seen growth in the past year?
  21. Write about a time when you felt overwhelmed in the past year. How did you overcome it?
  22. Write a letter to your future self.
  23. Take some time to reflect on your faith community. What is one way you can serve or give back this year?
  24. Write about a moment in the past year where you felt disconnected from God. How did you work to reconnect?
  25. Think about a difficult decision you need to make in the new year. Write about what you are struggling with and ask God for guidance.
  26. Write about a place that brings you peace.
  27. Write about a time when you learned a valuable lesson from a mistake or failure.
  28. What is one way you can prioritize community and fellowship in your spiritual life this year?
  29. Write about a time when you felt God’s joy and delight in you.
  30. Reflect on a time when you experienced a sense of purpose or calling in your life.
  31. What is one thing you can do this year to deepen your understanding of God’s love for you?
Daily journaling with the risen Lord can be a transformative practice that deepens our relationship with God and helps us grow in faith and spiritual maturity.

February – Love and Gratitude:

Use this month to focus on the love and gratitude we have for the Lord and how we can express it in our journal.

  1. What is one thing you love about God and why?
  2. Write about a time when you felt God’s love in your life.
  3. How can you show gratitude towards God today?
  4. Write about someone in your life who exemplifies God’s love.
  5. What are you thankful for today?
  6. Reflect on a Bible verse that speaks about God’s love and write about what it means to you.
  7. How can you love God more fully today?
  8. Write about a time when you felt undeserving of God’s love but received it anyway.
  9. What is something you take for granted that you are grateful for?
  10. Write a letter of gratitude to God.
  11. What is something you love about yourself and why?
  12. How can you love and serve others today?
  13. Write about a time when someone showed you love and how it impacted you.
  14. What is a challenge you are facing right now and how can you see God’s love in the midst of it?
  15. Reflect on a Bible verse that speaks about gratitude and write about what it means to you.
  16. How can you show love to someone who is difficult to love?
  17. Write about a time when you received unexpected blessings from God.
  18. What is something that brings you joy and why?
  19. Write a prayer of thanksgiving to God.
  20. How can you cultivate a heart of gratitude in your daily life?
  21. Write about a time when you felt God’s presence in a difficult situation.
  22. What is something you are looking forward to and why?
  23. How can you love yourself better today?
  24. Reflect on a Bible verse that speaks about love and write about what it means to you.
  25. Write about a time when someone showed you kindness and how it impacted you.
  26. What is a small thing that made a big difference in your day today?
  27. Write a list of things you are thankful for in your life.
  28. How can you spread God’s love to others in your community?

March – Repentance and Forgiveness:

Use this month to focus on repentance and forgiveness, and how we can grow in our relationship with the Lord through this process.

  1. What areas of my life do I need to repent of and ask for forgiveness? (Psalm 51:10-12)
  2. How have I hurt others and how can I seek their forgiveness? (Matthew 5:23-24)
  3. How has God forgiven me, and how can I extend that same forgiveness to others? (Ephesians 4:32)
  4. In what ways can I cultivate a heart of repentance and humility before the Lord? (2 Chronicles 7:14)
  5. How can I let go of any bitterness or grudges I may be holding onto, and extend grace and forgiveness to those who have hurt me? (Colossians 3:13)
  6. What steps can I take to make things right with those I have wronged? (Luke 19:8)
  7. How can I learn to forgive myself for past mistakes and failures? (1 John 1:9)
  8. What can I do to make amends with those who may not be willing to forgive me? (Romans 12:18)
  9. How can I be intentional about seeking reconciliation and restoration in my relationships? (Matthew 18:15)
  10. In what ways can I grow in my understanding of God’s grace and forgiveness towards me? (Ephesians 2:8-9)
  11. What habits or patterns do I need to change in order to avoid hurting others in the future? (Galatians 5:22-23)
  12. How can I maintain a spirit of repentance and humility in my daily life, even as I experience God’s love and forgiveness? (1 Peter 5:5-6)
  13. What role does prayer play in my journey towards repentance and forgiveness? (James 5:16)
  14. How can I learn to trust in God’s forgiveness, even when I struggle to forgive myself or others? (Psalm 103:8-12)
  15. How can I use my experiences of forgiveness and reconciliation to minister to others who may be struggling in their own relationships? (2 Corinthians 1:3-4)
  16. What can I do to make sure that I am not harboring any unforgiveness or bitterness in my heart? (Hebrews 12:15)
  17. How can I be proactive in seeking forgiveness and reconciliation with those who may be estranged from me? (Matthew 5:9)
  18. How can I learn to forgive others even when they do not ask for it or acknowledge their wrongdoing? (Luke 23:34)
  19. In what ways can I allow the Holy Spirit to guide me in my journey towards repentance and forgiveness? (Galatians 5:16)
  20. What can I do to ensure that I am maintaining healthy boundaries in my relationships, while still extending grace and forgiveness? (Proverbs 4:23)
  21. How can I use my experiences of forgiveness and reconciliation to bring glory to God and share the gospel with others? (2 Corinthians 5:18-19)
  22. What role does community play in my journey towards repentance and forgiveness? (James 5:16)
  23. How can I be intentional about seeking out opportunities to forgive and reconcile with others, rather than avoiding conflict or holding grudges? (Matthew 5:23-24)
  24. How can I grow in my understanding of the depth and breadth of God’s love, which extends even to those who have wronged me? (Romans 5:8)
  25. Write about a time when you struggled to forgive someone. How did you eventually find the strength to forgive? (Matthew 18:21-22)
  26. Reflect on the ways in which God has forgiven you. How can you extend that same forgiveness to others? (Colossians 3:13)
  27. Write a letter of forgiveness to someone who has hurt you, even if you don’t plan to send it. (Ephesians 4:32)
  28. Write about a time when you asked for forgiveness and were granted it. How did it feel to receive that forgiveness? (1 John 1:9)
  29. Reflect on the story of the prodigal son. What can you learn about forgiveness from this parable? (Luke 15:11-32)
  30. Write about a time when someone forgave you for something you did wrong. How did their forgiveness impact you? (Mark 11:25)
  31. Reflect on the importance of forgiveness in your relationship with God. How does forgiveness enable you to draw closer to Him? (Matthew 6:14-15)
Daily journaling with the risen Lord can be a transformative practice that deepens our relationship with God and helps us grow in faith and spiritual maturity.

April – Resurrection and New Beginnings:

Use these Christian journal prompts to focus on the resurrection of Christ and how it brings new beginnings to our lives.

  1. Reflect on what new beginnings mean to you and what you hope to experience this month with the risen Lord.
  2. Write about a time when you experienced a resurrection in your own life and how it impacted your relationship with God.
  3. In what ways do you feel like you need to be resurrected in your life right now? Ask the Lord to help guide you through this process.
  4. Spend some time meditating on the meaning of Christ’s resurrection and how it brings hope to your life.
  5. Write about a new habit or routine you want to incorporate into your life to help you grow closer to the risen Lord.
  6. Reflect on the ways you have grown spiritually in the past year and thank God for his faithfulness.
  7. Write about a time when you felt like you were in a spiritual “winter” season, and how the resurrection of Christ gave you hope for a new beginning.
  8. Spend some time in prayer and ask God to reveal to you any areas of your life where you need to let go of the old and embrace the new.
  9. Write about a fear or anxiety you have regarding the future, and ask the risen Lord to help give you peace and trust in Him.
  10. Reflect on the words of Jesus in John 11:25-26, where he says “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?” Write about what these words mean to you and how they impact your faith.
  11. Write a letter to God thanking Him for the ways He has brought new life and growth to your life.
  12. Spend some time in nature, reflecting on the beauty of new beginnings and how they reflect God’s character.
  13. Write about a time when you witnessed someone else experiencing a new beginning or resurrection, and how it impacted your own faith.
  14. Reflect on Psalm 30:5 and how it speaks to the joy and hope that comes with new beginnings: “Weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.”
  15. Write about a time when you struggled to believe in the possibility of new beginnings, and how the risen Lord helped you overcome that doubt.
  16. Spend some time meditating on the story of the resurrection and the joy that it brings to the world.
  17. Write about a dream or vision you have for your future, and how the risen Lord can help guide you towards that vision.
  18. Reflect on the ways you have grown in your spiritual disciplines, such as prayer or Bible reading, and thank God for His guidance.
  19. Write a prayer asking the risen Lord to help you let go of any past hurts or mistakes and to embrace the new beginning that He offers.
  20. Reflect on the ways you can serve others and bring new life to their lives through Christ’s resurrection.
  21. Write about a time when you felt like giving up, but the risen Lord gave you hope and strength to keep going.
  22. Spend some time in worship, praising the risen Lord for His love and faithfulness.
  23. Write about a time when you witnessed God bring new life to a situation that seemed hopeless, and how it strengthened your faith.
  24. Reflect on the beauty of spring and how it symbolizes new beginnings and growth in our lives.
  25. Write a letter to yourself, reminding yourself of the hope and promise of the resurrection, and encouraging yourself to keep pursuing new beginnings in your life.
  26. Reflect on a time when you felt renewed after going through a difficult season. How did the resurrection of Christ bring you hope during that time?
  27. Write a prayer of thanksgiving for the new life we have in Christ because of His resurrection.
  28. How can you incorporate the hope of resurrection into your daily life?
  29. Write about a time when you witnessed new life or growth in someone else’s life. How did that encourage your faith in the resurrection?
  30. Reflect on the ways in which you have grown and changed since coming to know Christ. How has His resurrection played a role in that growth?

Extra journal prompts:

  • What areas of your life need resurrection and renewal? Write a prayer asking God to bring new life to those areas. (Ezekiel 36:26)
  • Reflect on the promise of eternal life that we have because of Christ’s resurrection. How does that impact the way you view life on earth? (John 11:25-26)
  • Write a letter to yourself, reminding yourself of the hope and new life that we have in Christ.

May – Growth and Transformation:

Use this month to focus on growth and transformation in our spiritual journey, and how journaling can help us achieve this.

  1. Reflect on your spiritual journey so far. What areas have you seen growth and transformation in? What areas do you want to focus on this month?
  2. Write a prayer asking God to reveal areas in your life that need growth and transformation.
  3. Write about a time when you felt God was leading you towards growth and transformation. How did you respond to His call?
  4. What are some areas in your life that you feel stuck in? Write about ways you can begin to grow and transform in those areas.
  5. Reflect on a Bible verse or story that speaks to growth and transformation. How can you apply it to your life?
  6. Write about a difficult season in your life that led to growth and transformation. How did you lean on God during that time?
  7. Write a prayer of gratitude for the ways God has grown and transformed you so far.
  8. What are some spiritual disciplines or practices that you have found helpful in your growth and transformation? Write about how you can incorporate them into your daily routine.
  9. Write about a person in your life who has inspired you to grow and transform spiritually. How have they impacted your journey?
  10. Reflect on a mistake you’ve made and how God used it to bring growth and transformation in your life.
  11. Write a prayer asking for God’s guidance in areas of your life that need growth and transformation.
  12. Write about a challenge you are currently facing. How can you lean on God to help you grow and transform through this experience?
  13. Write about a time when you felt spiritually stagnant. How did you break out of that cycle and begin to grow again?
  14. Reflect on a Bible character who went through a period of growth and transformation. What lessons can you learn from their story?
  15. Write about a spiritual goal you have for the future. How can you begin working towards that goal this month?
  16. Write a prayer of surrender, asking God to lead you towards growth and transformation.
  17. Write about a habit or mindset that is holding you back from growing spiritually. How can you begin to break that pattern?
  18. Reflect on a time when you experienced God’s grace and mercy during a season of growth and transformation.
  19. Write about a spiritual mentor who has impacted your growth and transformation. How can you thank them for their influence?
  20. Write about a Bible verse or story that inspires you to keep growing and transforming.
  21. Write a prayer of gratitude for the growth and transformation that has taken place in your life so far.
  22. Write about a new perspective or insight you’ve gained through growth and transformation in your spiritual journey.
  23. Write a letter to yourself, reflecting on the growth and transformation you’ve experienced this month.
  24. Reflect on a time when you faced a challenge in your spiritual journey. What did you learn from that experience, and how did it shape you?
  25. Write about a person who has made a positive impact on your spiritual journey. What qualities do they possess that you admire, and how have they inspired you to grow in your faith?
  26. Write about a moment when you felt particularly close to God. What were you doing, and what did it feel like to be in His presence?
  27. Reflect on a book, podcast, or sermon that has influenced your spiritual growth. What did you learn from it, and how has it impacted your perspective on faith?
  28. Write a prayer for strength and perseverance in your spiritual journey. What challenges do you anticipate, and how can you rely on God to help you overcome them?
  29. Write about a spiritual discipline that you have been struggling with. What has been holding you back, and how can you take steps to improve in this area?
  30. Reflect on a time when you felt disconnected from God. What contributed to that feeling, and what steps can you take to rebuild your relationship with Him?
  31. Write about a person in your life who could benefit from your spiritual growth. How can you use your own experiences to help them on their own journey?
Daily journaling with the risen Lord can be a transformative practice that deepens our relationship with God and helps us grow in faith and spiritual maturity. The 365 daily journal prompts provided in this post can be a helpful tool to guide your journaling journey and keep you engaged and inspired throughout the year.

June – Faith and Trust:

Use this month’s daily journal prompts to focus on strengthening our faith and trust in the Lord through journaling.

  1. What does faith mean to you, and how has it impacted your life thus far?
  2. Write about a time when you had to rely on your faith to get through a difficult situation.
  3. How has your relationship with God evolved over time? What steps have you taken to strengthen your faith?
  4. What role does prayer play in your faith journey? Write about a time when prayer helped you find peace and comfort.
  5. Reflect on a Bible verse that has helped you in your faith journey. Why does this verse hold significance for you?
  6. How can you incorporate acts of service into your faith journey? Write about a time when serving others helped you grow in your faith.
  7. Write a letter to God expressing your gratitude for the blessings in your life.
  8. What are some areas of your life where you struggle to trust God? How can you work on surrendering these areas to Him?
  9. Write about a time when you felt God’s presence in a powerful way.
  10. What are some ways you can deepen your faith journey through community? Write about a time when being part of a faith community helped you grow.
  11. Reflect on a time when you doubted your faith. What helped you overcome this doubt?
  12. Write about a way in which you can trust God more fully in your daily life.
  13. What are some habits or practices that help you stay grounded in your faith? How can you make these habits a consistent part of your routine?
  14. Write about a time when you felt you were being tested in your faith. How did you overcome this test?
  15. Reflect on the ways in which God has answered your prayers throughout your life.
  16. Write about a time when you experienced God’s love and grace in a profound way.
  17. How can you continue to grow in your faith journey while facing life’s challenges and uncertainties?
  18. Write about a way in which you have seen God’s plan for your life unfold.
  19. What are some ways you can share your faith with others?
  20. Reflect on a Bible verse that speaks to your heart in this season of your life.
  21. Write a prayer asking for God’s guidance and strength in your faith journey.
  22. What are some fears or doubts you have about your faith? Write about ways to overcome these fears and doubts.
  23. Write about a time when you were able to forgive someone with the help of your faith.
  24. How has God shown His faithfulness to you in the past? Write about a time when you trusted God and He came through for you.
  25. What are some areas of your life where you struggle to trust God? Write about why it’s difficult for you to trust Him in these areas, and ask Him to help you grow in faith.
  26. Read Proverbs 3:5-6. What does it mean to trust in the Lord with all your heart? How can you apply this verse to your life?
  27. What is a promise from God that you struggle to believe? Write about why you find it difficult to trust that God will keep His promise, and ask Him to help you believe in His faithfulness.
  28. Think about a time when you felt like God was distant or not answering your prayers. How did you respond? Write about how you can trust God even when you don’t feel His presence.
  29. Write a prayer asking God to help you trust Him more. Thank Him for His faithfulness and ask Him to give you the strength and courage to follow Him even when it’s difficult.
  30. What is something that you’re afraid to do because you’re not sure if you can trust God to help you? Write about why you’re afraid and ask God to give you the faith you need to take that step.
  31. Read Psalm 37:3-5. How can you delight yourself in the Lord? What does it mean to commit your way to Him, and how can you trust Him to bring your plans to pass? Write about how you can apply these verses to your life.

July – Freedom and Surrender:

Use this month to focus on freedom and surrender, and how journaling can help us let go of things that hold us back.

  1. What does freedom mean to you? How has God given you freedom in your life?
  2. What are some things in your life that you need to surrender to God? How can you let go of control and trust in Him?
  3. Reflect on a time in your life when you felt trapped or held back. How did you find freedom in that situation? What role did faith play?
  4. Write about a fear or worry that is holding you back. How can you surrender that fear to God and find freedom?
  5. In what ways can surrendering to God bring freedom in your life? What are some practical steps you can take towards surrender?
  6. Write a prayer asking God to help you surrender and find freedom in Him.
  7. Reflect on the story of the Israelites leaving Egypt and crossing the Red Sea. How can this story inspire you to find freedom and surrender in your life?
  8. What does it mean to surrender your life to Christ? How has surrendering to Him brought freedom in your life?
  9. Write about a time when you felt burdened or weighed down. How can surrendering to God bring relief and freedom?
  10. How can you surrender your plans and desires to God and trust in His plan for your life? What are some practical ways to do this?
  11. Reflect on a Bible verse or passage about surrendering to God. How can this verse guide you in your own journey of surrender?
  12. Write about a time when you struggled to surrender to God. What did you learn from that experience? How can you move forward in surrendering to Him?
  13. What are some areas of your life where you need to let go of control and trust in God? How can journaling help you in this process?
  14. Write a prayer of surrender, asking God to help you let go of things that are holding you back and find freedom in Him.
  15. Reflect on the story of the prodigal son. How can surrendering to God bring us back to Him and restore our freedom?
  16. Write about a time when you experienced freedom in Christ. How did that change your life?
  17. How can surrendering to God help us find peace and rest in Him? What are some ways to cultivate surrender in our daily lives?
  18. Write about a fear or worry that you have surrendered to God. How has He helped you find freedom in that area?
  19. What are some practical steps you can take towards surrendering your fears, worries, and doubts to God? How can journaling help in this process?
  20. Reflect on a Bible verse or passage about freedom in Christ. How can this verse inspire you to pursue freedom and surrender in your own life?
  21. Write about a time when you struggled to let go of control. What did you learn from that experience? How can you surrender to God more fully?
  22. How can surrendering to God bring healing in our lives? Write about a time when you experienced healing through surrender.
  23. Write a prayer of thanksgiving for the freedom and surrender we have in Christ.
  24. Reflect on the story of Mary and Martha. How can surrendering to God help us focus on what is truly important in life?
  25. What are some ways that journaling can help us let go of control and trust in God? How can you incorporate journaling into your surrender process?
  26. Write about a time when you experienced God’s faithfulness through surrendering to Him. How did that strengthen your faith?
  27. How can surrendering to God help us overcome temptation and sin in our lives? Write about a time when you overcame temptation through surrender.
  28. What are some things you need to let go of to experience more freedom in Christ?
  29. In what ways do you struggle with surrendering to God? How can you work on surrendering more fully?
  30. Write about a time when you felt completely free in Christ. What did that experience teach you?
  31. How can you use your freedom in Christ to serve others and share the gospel with them?
Daily journaling with the risen Lord can be a transformative practice that deepens our relationship with God and helps us grow in faith and spiritual maturity. The 365 daily journal prompts provided in this post can be a helpful tool to guide your journaling journey and keep you engaged and inspired throughout the year.

August – Community and Connection:

Use this month to focus on community and connection with other believers, and how journaling can deepen those relationships.

  1. Write about a time when you felt truly connected to someone in your faith community. What was it about that experience that made you feel so connected?
  2. What is one thing you can do this month to intentionally build community with someone in your faith community?
  3. Write about a challenge you have faced in building relationships with other believers. What steps can you take to overcome this challenge?
  4. Who is someone in your faith community that you admire? What qualities do they possess that you would like to develop in yourself?
  5. Write a letter to a member of your faith community expressing your appreciation for them and how they have impacted your life.
  6. What are some ways you can show kindness and love to those around you in your faith community?
  7. Write about a time when you felt disconnected from your faith community. What steps did you take to get reconnected?
  8. Who is someone in your faith community that you would like to get to know better? What steps can you take to initiate that connection?
  9. Write about a time when someone in your faith community helped you through a difficult situation. How did their support impact you?
  10. How can you use your spiritual gifts to serve and connect with others in your faith community?
  11. Write about a time when you felt like an outsider in your faith community. What steps can you take to ensure that others feel welcome and included?
  12. What are some barriers that can prevent us from building meaningful connections in our faith community? How can we overcome those barriers?
  13. Write about a time when you were able to offer support and encouragement to someone in your faith community. How did that experience impact you?
  14. Who is someone in your faith community that you have lost touch with? What steps can you take to reconnect with them?
  15. Write about a time when you felt spiritually uplifted by someone in your faith community. What did they do to inspire you?
  16. What are some ways you can actively listen to and empathize with those around you in your faith community?
  17. Write about a time when you had a conflict with someone in your faith community. How did you resolve the conflict and what did you learn from the experience?
  18. What are some ways you can contribute to building a strong and supportive community within your faith community?
  19. Write about a time when you experienced the power of prayer within your faith community. How did that experience impact you?
  20. What are some ways you can encourage and support those who may be struggling or feeling disconnected in your faith community?
  21. Write about a time when you received constructive criticism from someone in your faith community. How did you respond and what did you learn from the experience?
  22. Who is someone in your faith community that you have always wanted to get to know, but haven’t had the chance to? What steps can you take to initiate that connection?
  23. Write about a time when you felt like you made a meaningful contribution to your faith community. What did you do and how did it feel?
  24. What are some ways you can practice vulnerability and openness within your faith community to build deeper connections?
  25. Write about a time when you were challenged to step out of your comfort zone in your faith community. What did you learn from the experience?
  26. Who is someone in your faith community that you feel called to pray for? Write a prayer for them in your journal.
  27. Write about a time when you experienced forgiveness and reconciliation within your faith community. What did you learn from the experience?
  28. What are some ways you can show hospitality and kindness to newcomers in your faith community?
  29. Reflect on a time when you felt a strong sense of community and connection with other believers. What made that experience special and how can you foster more of those moments in your life?
  30. Write a letter to a fellow believer in your community, expressing your appreciation and gratitude for their presence in your life.
  31. Think about a way you can serve your community through your talents and skills. How can you use your gifts to build stronger connections and relationships?

September – Wisdom and Discernment:

These are Christian journal prompts to focus on gaining wisdom and discernment through journaling and spending time with the Lord.

  1. What does wisdom mean to you? How can you seek it in your daily life?
  2. Write about a time when you needed to make a difficult decision. How did you seek discernment from the Lord?
  3. Read Proverbs 1:7. What does it mean to you? How can you apply it in your life?
  4. Write about a time when you received wisdom from someone unexpected. How did it impact your life?
  5. Reflect on a Bible passage that speaks about wisdom or discernment. Write about how it applies to your life.
  6. What is something you are currently struggling with? How can seeking wisdom and discernment help you overcome it?
  7. Write a prayer asking for wisdom and discernment in a specific area of your life.
  8. Reflect on a decision you made in the past that you regret. What could you have done differently with the wisdom and discernment you have now?
  9. Read Proverbs 3:5-6. How can you apply these verses to your life when seeking wisdom and discernment?
  10. Write about a time when you received wisdom or discernment from the Holy Spirit. How did it change your perspective or situation?
  11. Write a letter to a friend or loved one sharing some of the wisdom and discernment you’ve gained through journaling and spending time with the Lord.
  12. Write a reflection on your journey towards wisdom and discernment this month. How have you grown in your relationship with the Lord?
  13. What areas of your life do you need more wisdom and discernment in?
  14. How can you seek God’s wisdom in your decision making?
  15. Reflect on a time when you made a decision without seeking God’s wisdom. What were the consequences, and how can you prevent that from happening in the future?
  16. Write about a time when you had to make a difficult decision. How did you seek God’s wisdom and discernment during that time?
  17. Reflect on a current situation where you could use more wisdom and discernment. What steps can you take to seek God’s guidance in this situation?
  18. Read and meditate on Proverbs 3:5-6. Write about what these verses mean to you and how you can apply them in your daily life.
  19. Write about a time when you received wisdom from a fellow believer. How did their advice or perspective impact you?
  20. Think about an area in your life where you struggle with discernment. Write about what you can do to grow in this area and seek God’s guidance.
  21. Write a prayer asking God for wisdom and discernment in your daily life.
  22. In what areas of your life do you need more wisdom and discernment? Write about what steps you can take to gain insight and understanding in these areas.
  23. Think about a decision you are currently facing. Write down the pros and cons of each option and ask God for guidance and discernment as you weigh your options.
  24. Meditate on Proverbs 3:5-6. Write down what it means to you to trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. How can you apply this to your life?
  25. Write about a time when you made a decision that you later regretted. What did you learn from that experience, and how can you use that knowledge to make wiser choices in the future?
  26. Spend some time reading and meditating on James 1:5-8. Write down your thoughts on the importance of asking God for wisdom and trusting in His guidance.
  27. Write about a time when you struggled to discern God’s will for your life. How did you eventually find clarity, and what did you learn from that experience?
  28. Think about a decision you made that required courage and faith. Write about how you felt before making that decision and how God provided the strength and wisdom you needed.
  29. Write down any areas of your life where you feel stuck or unsure of what to do next. Ask God for wisdom and guidance, and then write down any insights or ideas that come to mind.
  30. Write a prayer asking God to give you wisdom and discernment in all areas of your life, and to help you trust in His plans for you.
  31. Reflect on a decision you made recently. Did you seek God’s wisdom and discernment before making the decision? How might your decision have been different if you had spent more time in prayer and reflection?
Daily journaling with the risen Lord The 365 daily journal prompts provided in this post can be a helpful tool to guide your journaling journey and keep you engaged and inspired throughout the year.

October – Gratitude and Harvest:

Use this month to focus on gratitude and harvest, and how journaling can help us appreciate the blessings in our lives.

  1. What are three things you are thankful for today?
  2. Reflect on a time when you received unexpected blessings. How did it make you feel?
  3. How has God shown His faithfulness to you in the past?
  4. Write about a person who has been a positive influence in your life and for whom you are grateful.
  5. What is something that brings you joy and how can you show gratitude for it?
  6. How can you express gratitude to God in your daily life?
  7. Think about the struggles you have faced this year. How have they helped you grow and what are you grateful for in the midst of them?
  8. Make a list of five things in your life that you take for granted and write about why you are grateful for them.
  9. What are some ways you can give back to your community and show gratitude for the blessings in your life?
  10. What are three things you are grateful for today?
  11. How can you show gratitude to someone who has impacted your life positively?
  12. Think about a challenge you faced recently. What lessons did you learn from it?
  13. Describe a moment of abundance in your life, whether it be material or non-material.
  14. “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.” – Psalm 107:1. How have you seen God’s goodness and love in your life recently?
  15. Who are the people in your life that you are most grateful for? Why?
  16. What is one thing you take for granted that you can be grateful for today?
  17. “Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind, for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.” – Psalm 107:8-9. How has God satisfied and filled you with good things?
  18. What lessons have you learned from times of scarcity or lack in your life?
  19. Write a letter of gratitude to someone who has made a difference in your life.
  20. How has gratitude changed your perspective on life?
  21. What are some practical ways you can express gratitude to others?
  22. “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18. How can you give thanks in all circumstances?
  23. What is something you have recently accomplished that you are proud of?
  24. How can you use your blessings to help others in need?
  25. “Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits.” – Psalm 103:2. What benefits has God given you that you tend to forget?
  26. What role does gratitude play in your relationship with God?
  27. Think of someone who has challenged or hurt you. What can you be grateful for in that situation?
  28. How has your faith grown as a result of experiencing abundance or lack?
  29. “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” – James 1:17. What good and perfect gifts has God given you?
  30. How can you cultivate a spirit of gratitude and thanksgiving in your daily life?

November – Prayer and Thanksgiving:

Use this month to focus on prayer and thanksgiving, and how journaling can deepen our relationship with the Lord.

  1. Reflect on the blessings in your life and write a prayer of thanksgiving.
  2. Write about a time when you saw God answer a prayer in a way you didn’t expect.
  3. Study the Lord’s Prayer in Matthew 6:9-13. Write a reflection on what each part of the prayer means to you.
  4. Write about a time when you struggled with prayer and how you overcame it.
  5. Read Psalm 23 and write about what it means to you.
  6. Write about a prayer request you have for someone else and how you can pray for them specifically.
  7. Read the story of Hannah’s prayer for a child in 1 Samuel 1. Write a reflection on how her prayer can encourage you in your own prayer life.
  8. Write about a time when you felt the Holy Spirit’s presence during prayer.
  9. Reflect on a specific answer to prayer that you’ve received and write about how it impacted your faith.
  10. Write a prayer of surrender, giving all of your worries and fears to the Lord.
  11. Write about a prayer practice that has been helpful for you in your spiritual journey.
  12. Read Philippians 4:6-7 and write about what it means to you.
  13. Write about a prayer request that you’ve been waiting a long time to see answered and how you’re trusting in God’s timing.
  14. Reflect on a time when you struggled with gratitude and how you overcame it.
  15. Write about a person in your life that you’re thankful for and why.
  16. Read 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 and write a reflection on what it means to “pray continually” and “give thanks in all circumstances.”
  17. Write about a time when you prayed for something and didn’t receive the answer you were hoping for. How did you respond?
  18. Reflect on a historical figure who was known for their prayer life (such as George Muller or Corrie Ten Boom) and how their example can inspire you in your own prayer journey.
  19. Write about a time when you prayed for healing and saw God’s miraculous work in your life or someone else’s.
  20. Reflect on a prayer request that you’ve seen God answer in a way that you never could have imagined.
  21. Write a prayer of thanksgiving for the people in your life who have been a blessing to you.
  22. Reflect on a time when you felt like God answered one of your prayers. How did it impact your faith?
  23. Write a letter to God expressing your gratitude for His blessings in your life.
  24. Meditate on Psalm 100 and write down your thoughts on thanksgiving and praise.
  25. Read about the prayer of Jabez in 1 Chronicles 4:9-10. What can you learn from Jabez’s prayer?
  26. Write a prayer for someone who may be going through a difficult time.
  27. Reflect on the prayers of Jesus in the gospels. How can you model your prayer life after Jesus?
  28. Study the Lord’s Prayer in Matthew 6:9-13. What does each phrase mean to you personally?
  29. Research the life of George Müller, a man of great faith and prayer. How can his life inspire your prayer life?
  30. Write down the names of three people you are thankful for and why.
  31. Take a prayer walk in nature and write down your reflections on God’s creation and His provision in your life.

December – Advent and Hope:

Use this month to focus on the Advent season and the hope that it brings, and how journaling can help us prepare our hearts for the coming of the Lord.

  1. What does the Advent season mean to you, and how do you usually celebrate it?
  2. In what ways do you need hope in your life right now? How can you hold onto that hope during this Advent season?
  3. Reflect on the prophecy of the coming of Christ in Isaiah 9:6-7. What does this tell you about the hope that comes with Christ’s birth?
  4. Read Luke 1:26-38, and reflect on Mary’s response to the angel’s announcement. How can we cultivate a heart of obedience and surrender like Mary did?
  5. Reflect on the significance of Christ’s birth in John 1:1-5. What does it tell us about God’s love for us and His plan for our salvation?
  6. Write a letter to Jesus, expressing your hopes and desires for this Advent season and beyond.
  7. What are some traditions or practices that you can incorporate into your Advent season to help you focus on the hope and joy that comes with Christ’s birth?
  8. Reflect on the story of the wise men in Matthew 2:1-12. What can we learn from their journey and the gifts they brought to Jesus?
  9. Reflect on the message of hope and peace that the angels proclaimed to the shepherds in Luke 2:8-14. How can we share this message of hope with others around us?
  10. In what ways can we continue to hold onto the hope that comes with Christ’s birth beyond the Advent season? How can we incorporate it into our daily lives and relationships?
  11. What are some of your favorite memories from past Christmases?
  12. How do you prepare your heart for the birth of Jesus during Advent?
  13. What are you most looking forward to this Christmas season?
  14. Write a letter to Jesus, expressing your hopes and dreams for the coming year.
  15. How can you share the love of Christ with others during the holiday season?
  16. What are some of the ways you can give back to your community during this time of year?
  17. What does hope mean to you, and how can you cultivate more hope in your life?
  18. Reflect on a time when you felt lost or without hope. How did you find your way back?
  19. What are some of the things you are grateful for this year, despite any challenges you may have faced?
  20. How can you make time for prayer and reflection during the busy holiday season?
  21. What are some of your favorite Advent traditions or practices?
  22. Write a prayer of thanksgiving for the birth of Jesus and the hope that it brings.
  23. Who are some people in your life that bring you hope and encouragement? How can you thank them?
  24. What are some ways that you can focus on the true meaning of Christmas, rather than getting caught up in materialism?
  25. Write a poem or song about the hope and joy that comes with the Advent season.
  26. What are some spiritual goals that you have for the coming year?
  27. How can you create a peaceful and reflective atmosphere in your home during the holiday season?
  28. What are some of the ways that you can serve others during this time of year?
  29. Write a reflection on the significance of the Christmas story and how it relates to your life.
  30. How can you incorporate more joy and celebration into your Advent season?
  31. Reflect on the ways that you have grown spiritually this year, and think about how you can continue to grow in the coming year.
Daily journaling with the risen Lord can be a transformative practice that deepens our relationship with God and helps us grow in faith and spiritual maturity.

Daily journaling with the risen Lord can be a transformative practice that deepens our relationship with God and helps us grow in faith and spiritual maturity. The 365 daily journal prompts provided in this post can be a helpful tool to guide your journaling journey and keep you engaged and inspired throughout the year.

Remember, journaling is a personal and creative practice, so feel free to modify and adapt the prompts to fit your unique style and needs. Don’t be afraid to add your own reflections, prayers, and insights as you go along.

May this journaling practice bring you closer to God and lead you to experience His love, grace, and power in new and profound ways. May you be strengthened and encouraged to live a life of faith and purpose, guided by the risen Lord who has conquered sin and death and given us eternal hope.

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