New Every Morning

Written by: Ricky Spears       Recorded by: Ricky Spears

New Every Morning

Recently, I've been thinking that it would be nice to do a guided meditation first thing in the morning, before I even get out of bed. With that in mind, I wrote my latest meditation, New Every Morning.

It's not necessary to do this meditation while you are still in bed, but it is written with the assumption that it will be done some time early in the morning before you begin your day. The background music in this meditation is "Sacred Ground" by Jon Schmidt (used with the artist's permission) The song appears on his album "To the Summit," available from Amazon.com. Let me know what you think in the comments.

Scriptures: Lamentations 3:22-23, Psalm 143:8, Psalm 5:3

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What People are saying about "New Every Morning”

  1. Lauren
    February 17th, 2008 at 8:54 pm

    Honestly – I LOVE the Meditations. I’ve always loved meditations but I’ve never liked how a lot of them seem new-age-ish & don’t have as much of an emphasis on the peace & calm that we can find in Jesus Christ.

    You’ve done an amazing job. Thank you for the work you’ve done.

    – Lauren.

  2. Billy
    April 12th, 2008 at 2:52 pm

    I love your meditations. My friends love them too. You truly have a gift. We as Christians need more of what you are saying. Please keep up the good work. We will spread the word.

    God bless

  3. kaye hamilton
    July 3rd, 2008 at 7:57 am

    I think this is just wonderful. I have been looking for something like this for the longest while.God led me to this site this morning and the meditation is just what I needed to hear. Thank you so much for what you do and may God continue to bless you.

    Thanks
    Kaye

  4. Lori
    November 3rd, 2008 at 2:04 am

    Thank you so much for the meditations, they are such a blessing. I have searched all over the Internet for quality like this and have found nothing that compares! Please do more!! Or do you have any reccomendations for where I can find more guided Christian meditations?

  5. susan
    May 27th, 2009 at 11:38 pm

    I’ve been looking for a bible based guided meditation in a long time. Your site is an answer to that prayer. Just wish the audio system was better since there is a lot of echo. Thanks.

  6. Ricky Spears
    May 28th, 2009 at 7:46 am

    Susan – I’m glad you enjoy these! I noticed that the meditation you commented on (#4) was one I recorded over a year and a half a go. I think the sound quality has greatly improved. Have you listened to some of the more recent ones? What do you think?

  7. Roslynne
    February 7th, 2010 at 12:19 pm

    Thank you so much for these meditations that focus of God’s promises to us. It’s been such a blessing to quiet me and focus me on hearing from the Master.

  8. Judy
    April 6th, 2010 at 8:07 am

    What better way to commune with the Holy Spirit, the meditations have been such a wonderful blessing in my life I want to share it with everyone I know…

  9. Onyi
    May 31st, 2010 at 4:26 am

    Thank you for these meditations. I’ve always wanted something like this with an emphasis on Jesus. They have been truly a blessing to me and I have even introduced my 5 year old son to them. Pls keep up the good work and may God grant you His grace.

  10. donaglofland
    December 29th, 2010 at 10:15 am

    This is my favorite so far…it touches upon all the desires of my heart for quiet yet profound communion with God “my King”, my yearnings for guidance and the encouragement of expectation…my need tactually feel and experience (not just intellectually know about) His unconditional mercy and compassion. This experiencing with His Spirit awakens my trust!

  11. paul318
    January 17th, 2011 at 3:56 am

    I am so glad I found your website. I have been through a period of ill health, which I still have, and the loss of my oldest son. I have been a Christian for over 30 years and have known the power of God in my life. But in recent years I have found it increasingly difficult to maintain my prayer life, both because of the way my ill health affects my ability to concentrate and also because of a sense of distance and grief since losing my son.

    I have been using this morning meditation for a couple of days now and have found it such a help. It helps me to concentrate on God and experience his healing presence. After the meditation I feel refreshed and find myself going on to into intercession. but this intercession is so different from the usual intercession. It comes from a sense of peace rather than a sense of striving.

    Thank you.

  12. Jim
    October 8th, 2011 at 8:33 pm

    I’m always a little leary of “mind-ful” things, but I wanted to spend time quietly meditating on His Word. I lacked the discipline or skill to sit quietly long enough to really think through what the Spirit wants me to know. I tried your meditation; Fruit of the Spirit, Patience. My wife is doing it now. I can hardly wait to start my day.

    Thank you and God bless you

  13. Rosie
    March 19th, 2012 at 3:40 am

    Thank you more than I can say, the devil is massively attacking my relationship with my God and I won’t allow it. However it is a lonely, difficult battle on my own and thanks to you, I am not anymore.

    Please keep these meditations going, they are needed so desperately.

    God bless you Ricky, praying protection

  14. Ricky Spears
    March 19th, 2012 at 7:47 pm

    Rosie – Thank you for your encouragement! Be strong and very courageous. ( Deuteronomy 31:6 )

  15. Joyce
    March 23rd, 2012 at 4:12 am

    This is my favorite one so far. I started at one and am moving up. I think that you do an excellent job – I like the music, I think your voice is soothing, and I like that it’s a Christian meditation. I have been recommending your site to my friends. I hope that you will add more meditations. They have been a blessing to me.

  16. Ricky Spears
    April 14th, 2012 at 1:11 pm

    Joyce – Thank you so much!

  17. Alicia
    August 10th, 2012 at 5:48 am

    I love that I have stumbled upon this. I have always loved meditation and guided meditation, and had been looking for a good christian, Bible based one to help me be more focused!!! This site is absolutely wonderful!!!!

  18. Ricky Spears
    September 16th, 2012 at 3:02 pm

    Alicia – I’m glad you found it too! Thank you for the compliments!

  19. Nicole
    October 24th, 2012 at 7:26 am

    This is the 3rd meditation of yours I’ve done, and they really help me get my day started right. Thank you for these, and for having so much scripture in them, and the relaxing music. Just what I need to help me slow down and focus on the Creator.

  20. Dona
    June 13th, 2013 at 6:56 am

    New Every Morning is my absolute favorite meditation. The music, the message, your calming voice help me get centered, surrendered, and filled with God’s peace and love as I prepare to begin my challenging days. Thank you for providing these!

  21. BabiDeda
    March 8th, 2014 at 7:47 am

    Thank you Ricky for these meditations that bless so many. They will be a huge blessing for me (yet again) as I go through this season of Lent and this season in my life.

    Hope all is well. God bless

  22. Angie
    April 25th, 2014 at 9:34 am

    I really needed to hear this. Thank you, Ricky.

  23. Becky
    January 13th, 2015 at 3:23 pm

    I’ve been searching the Internet for some Christian guided meditation for a while. This is the first time I’ve found something even close to what I was looking for. It is beautifully done and gently helped me to be in the Prescence of the Lord. I’ve had some trouble learning to be still and quiet….something new in my spiritual journey. Thank you for this helpful tool. The Lord has obviously given you a gift.
    Becky

  24. Ricky Spears
    January 26th, 2015 at 6:00 pm

    Becky – Thank you so much! I’m glad we can be a help to you.

  25. Lizette Strauss
    April 8th, 2015 at 2:43 pm

    Thank you so much. I am so grateful that I found this site, because my spirit just did not agree with the worldly form of meditation. May you be blessed in this great work that you are doing.

    God bless you abundantly.

  26. Steve Dalton
    April 9th, 2015 at 4:11 am

    Thanks for your encouraging words. I felt the same way about the meditation and relaxation programs out there. I joined Ricky as a part of Mindful Worship for that very reason.

    Steve

  27. Jessica Selenic
    July 27th, 2016 at 12:53 am

    Thank you so much Ricky! I have listened to a few now and are a really important part of my day and spiritual Growth. I agree with Lauren I love meditations and think it is an important skill to develop in such a distracted/ noisy culture to be able to switch off to this and tune in to God’s. Hurray my day at work has got better and hopeful thanks to this meditation. God bless you and thank you

    Jessica

  28. edna montgomery
    December 11th, 2016 at 7:37 am

    giveing thu lord praise and Glory to bless you all in doing this web site ,started listing to website long time ago stop even unsubcribe from website just looking and looking websit sometype christian meditation I really need help I knew what was happening then iI remember a website could not remembe the name so I type in free abosoiute free website for christian meditation lots website pop up mindful worship second from the top I open it up thank Thu Lord I tried get on could not forgot i had unsubscribe so tried to rejoin my name pop up u all a member it was late late at night but i felt peace while thank the Lord Thank You All For leting God Use You all thank u

  29. Cristina Co
    August 24th, 2017 at 12:25 am

    This is the best so far. Still my favorite!!! Good job, Ricky.

  30. margaret stone
    December 13th, 2017 at 7:35 am

    I just lost my Husband 4 weeks ago to a sudden massive stroke. I look forward to listening to New Every Morning, it helps me get through the day, and Psalms 143:8 is my favorite Bible verse.

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