you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. Instead, you ought to say, "If it is the Lord's will, we will live and do this or that."
that makes you fearful slaves. Instead you received God's Spirit when He adopted you as his own children. Now we call Him, "Abba, Father"-
(interesting to note that Abba is usually the first syllables babies utter)
~may all who read be blessed~
who is one only outwardly, nor is circumcision merely outward and physical. 29 No, a person is a Jew who is one inwardly; and circumcision is circumcision of the heart, by the Spirit, not by the written code. Such a person’s praise is not from other people, but from God.
or going through in life your circumstances was never an accident. God’s hands have always been upon you. Those steep hills you had to climb and those deep valleys you have been crossing were ramps to your destiny that’s beyond your wildest dreams.
Nothing happens by...
For we are the aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing. To one a fragrance of death, to the other the fragrance of life. Who is able to bear such things? We do not preach God's word for profit, but we speak in the sight of God with...
~Jesus did not let him [the man from whom he had cast out demons]come with him, but said, "Go home to your family and tell them howmuch the Lord has done for you, and how he has had mercy on you."~ This man has been given back his life, ransomed from the powerof Satan and the...
judge, or you too will be judged. 2 For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.
3 “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? 4 How...
I've chosen you! You are holy and loved.
May you consistently live your life with a heart of compassion.
daily demonstrating kindness,
gentleness, and patience.
Choose to be gracefully forgive others when they disappoint you or hurt you........
just as my...
and he inclined unto me, and he heard my cry.
He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings
And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust...
'And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;'
John 14:26 - 'But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance...
"Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is this world,the lust of the flesh,and the lust of the eyes,and the pride of life,is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the...
I just love this one:
English Standard Version (ESV)
5 As you do not know the way the spirit comes to the bones in the womb of a woman with child, so you do not know the work of God who makes everything.
I come before You just as I am.
I am sorry for my sins.
I repent of my sins.
Please forgive me.
In Your Name, I forgive all others for what they have done against me.
I renounce Satan, the evil spirits, and all their works.
I give You my entire self, Lord Jesus, now and...
~ Do everything without complaining or arguing, so that you maybecome blameless and pure, children of God without fault in acrooked and depraved generation, in which you shine like stars inthe universe~
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be...
"For as the heavens are higher than the earth,so are my ways higher than your waysand my thoughts than your thoughts." "But the plans of the LORD stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations."
and just when you think it can't get worse, it does?
Life will never be a bed of roses, yet the LORD promised to never leave nor forsake us! May we always find the strength to trust HIM and His Word and may we not allow the enemy to discourage us, for the LORD is our strength...
failures, disappointments, loneliness, brokenness, and heartaches. If you stick with God and place your faith in His hands, the best days of your life have yet to happen.
Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
In all thy ways...
and pressures from your job, your relationship, your family and friends, or from life in general. Circumstances are keeping you down and things may not be going as you would have hoped or planned. You may be at the breaking point of giving up and throwing in the towel.
while still with you. But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name , will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you. (27) Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give as the world gives. Do not let your...
~For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ.~
Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.'
Incantation From Ecclesiastes
1 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
2 A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;
3 A time to kill, and a time to heal...
"And above the firmament that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone; and upon the likeness of the throne was a likeness as the appearance of a man upon it above." -Ezekiel 1:26
Just like this quote for today.
and the snow
come down from heaven,
and do not return to it
without watering the earth
and making it bud and flourish,
so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater,
11 so is my word that goes out from my mouth:
It will not return to me empty,
If I make use of the tongues of men and of angels, and have not love, I am like sounding brass, or a loud-tongued bell. And if I have a prophet's power, and have knowledge of all secret things; and if I have all faith, by which mountains may be moved from their place, but have...
afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions:
And also upon the servants and upon the handmaids in those days will I pour out my spirit.
And I will...
When everything seems to be going wrong in your life: Just P.U.S.H.
When the job and the people at the job gets you down: Just P.U.S.H.
When people turn their backs on you or betray you: Just P.U.S.H.
When your money is 'gone' and the bills are due: Just P.U.S.H.