ROMANS 5:1 “THEREFORE SINCE WE HAVE BEEN JUSTIFIED THROUGH FAITH, WE HAVE PEACE WITH GOD THROUGH OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST.” There is nothing so sweet as a clear conscience. That’s part of the “PEACE WITH GOD” scripture speaks of. Ask for the Holy Spirit Jesus sends to help you let go of past mistakes starting Read More
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LOOKING FOR LOVE AND FAITH
EPHESIANS 3:17 “[I PRAY THAT] CHRIST MAY DWELL IN YOUR HEARTS THROUGH FAITH…BEING ROOTED AND ESTABLISHED WITH LOVE.” We are encouraged to pray that Christ might open our eyes in our daily walk to see reasons to have FAITH and that our feelings of LOVE from God abound. Daily look for reasons for faith and Read More
FINDING OUR INNER BEING
EPHESIANS 3:16 “I PRAY THAT OUT OF HIS GLORIOUS RICHES HE MAY STRENGTHEN YOU WITH POWER THROUGH HIS SPIRIT IN YOUR INNER BEING.” The apostle prays for “POWER IN YOUR INNER BEING.” I think of that as DETERMINATION, CONVICTION, EARNESTNESS, RESOLVING to do what’s right These all come from God’s Spirit and offer inner strength Read More
WOULD YOU LIKE TO KNOW YOUR LAST DAY?
PSALM 39:4-5 “SHOW ME, O LORD, MY LIFE’S END AND THE NUMBERS OF MY DAYS; LET ME KNOW HOW FLEETING IS MY LIFE…EACH MAN’S LIFE IS BUT A BREATH.” Would you like to know exactly when life would end for you? I know I wouldn’t, I’d spend too much time anticipating and worrying; though there Read More
ARE YOU KEEPING IT NEW?
2 CORINTHIANS 5:17 “THEREFORE, IF ANYONE IS IN CHRIST, HE IS A NEW CREATION; THE OLD HAS GONE, THE NEW HAS COME!” There is something to be said about having something “brand-new.” Unfortunately new can become old quickly. If not careful, we can take the NEW for granted. Try not to ever relegate the more Read More
IS THIS A COMPLIMENT OR PUTDOWN?
PSALM 8:4-6 “WHAT IS MAN THAT YOU ARE MINDFUL OF HIM…AND THAT YOU CARE FOR HIM?…YOU HAVE MADE HIM RULER OVER THE WORKS OF YOUR HAND. The Psalmist’s words are hauntingly humiliating and encouraging at the same time. How privileged we are to be befriended by one far superior to us and yet so blessed Read More
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THE BEST THINGS TO WISH FOR SOMEONE
COLOSSIANS 1:2 “GRACE AND PEACE TO YOU FROM GOD OUR FATHER.” This short benediction discloses the essence of what we need from God: GRACE AND PEACE. Grace that we feel our Father’s special manor of love and kindness toward us. Peace from God to protect us from burning out but getting inner serenity. Pray for Read More
LIGHT TO FIND WHAT’S MISSING
John 1:5 “A LIGHT SHINES IN THE DARKNESS THAT THE DARKNESS CAN NOT OVERCOME.” Our world is filled with darkness, desolation and depression. But Jesus’ coming has given us light to see in the dark. The light is there, we need only accept it and let it shine in our minds and hearts. MINDS meaning Read More