Sunday, September 30, 2012

For Life

“And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless until the day of Christ,” ~ Philippians 1:9-10 (NIV 1984)

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Live By Truth

“Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that his deeds will be exposed. But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what he has done has been done through God.”” ~ John 3:20-21 (NIV 1984)

Friday, September 28, 2012

Things of the Spirit

“The man without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him, and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned.” ~ 1 Corinthians 2:14 (NIV 1984)

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Seek First...

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” ~ Matthew 6:33 (NIV 1984)

Be a Refresher

16 May the Lord show mercy to the household of Onesiphorus, because he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chains. 17 On the contrary, when he was in Rome, he searched hard for me until he found me. 18 May the Lord grant that he will find mercy from the Lord on that day! You know very well in how many ways he helped me in Ephesus. ~ 2 Timothy 1:16-18 (NIV 1984)

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

God Will Avenge

“For we know him who said, “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” and again, “The Lord will judge his people.” It is a dreadful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.” ~ Hebrews 10:30-31 (NIV 1984)

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Read & Learn

“My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have one who speaks to the Father in our defense—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One.” ~ 1 John 2:1 (NIV 1984)

Monday, September 24, 2012

Persevere in Trials

“So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded. You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised.” ~ Hebrews 10:35-36 (NIV 1984)

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Worship HIM

1 Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth.
2 Worship the Lord with gladness;
come before him with joyful songs.
3 Know that the Lord is God.
It is he who made us, and we are his;
we are his people, the sheep of his pasture.
4 Enter his gates with thanksgiving
and his courts with praise;
give thanks to him and praise his name.
5 For the Lord is good and his love endures forever;
his faithfulness continues through all generations.

~ Psalm 100 (NIV 1984)

From Suffering to Hope

“Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.” ~ Romans 5:3-4 (NIV 1984)

This Scripture makes me think of "The Reason for the World" by Matthew West or actually the song makes me think of this Scripture...

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Accept One Another

“Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God.” ~ Romans 15:7 (NIV 1984)

Friday, September 21, 2012

I'm Not There Yet...

12 Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already been made perfect, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. 13 Brothers, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, 14 I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. ~ Philippians 3:12-14 (NIV 1984)

Watch in Hope

But as for me, I watch in hope for the LORD, I wait for God my Savior; my God will hear me. ~ Michah 7:7 (NIV 1984)

Hope in God

May those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me, O Lord, the LORD Almighty; may those who seek you not be put to shame because of me, O God of Israel. ~ Psalm 69:6 (NIV 1984)

Hope In God

Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. ~ Psalm 42:5 (NIV)

May THE Force Be With You!

“May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.” ~ 2 Corinthians 13:14 (NIV 1984)

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Rejoice in the LORD your God

“Be glad, O people of Zion, rejoice in the LORD your God, for he has given you the autumn rains in righteousness. He sends you abundant showers, both autumn and spring rains, as before.” ~ Joel 2:23 (NIV 1984)

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Watch What You Say

“Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.” ~ Ephesians 4:29 (NIV 1984)

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Consider Others

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.” ~ Philippians 2:3-4 (NIV 1984)

Do What It Says...

Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. ~ James 1:22

Monday, September 17, 2012

Don't Worry

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. ~ Matthew 6:34 (NIV 1984)

Who Do You Imitate?

“Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children” ~ Ephesians 5:1 (NIV 1984)

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Don't Let the Sun Go Down

25 Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another. 26 Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, 27 and give no opportunity to the devil. ~ Ephesians 4:25-27 (ESV)

Humility From Wisdom

Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.” ~ James 3:13 (NIV 1984)

Jesus is Lord

That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. ~ Romans 10:9 (NIV 1984)

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Is God In You?

“And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him.” ~ 1 John 4:16 (NIV 1984)

Seek First His Kingdom

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. ~ Matthew 6:33

Friday, September 14, 2012

Imitate Christ's Humility

"If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any fellowship with the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and purpose.” ~ Philippians 2:1-2 (NIV 1984)

Be Generous & Willing to Share

18 Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share. 19 In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of the life that is truly life. ~ 1 Timothy 6:18-19 (NIV 1984)

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Instructions for Life

“Finally, all of you, live in harmony with one another; be sympathetic, love as brothers, be compassionate and humble.” 1 Peter 3:8 NIV1984

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

National Day of Encouragement

On this National Day of Encouragement (September 12, 2012), how will you encourage others?

Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. ~ 1 Thessalonians 5:11 (NIV 1984)

Always Rejoice!

“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!” ~ Philippians 4:4 (NIV 1984)

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Where Does Your Help Come From?

“A song of ascents. I lift up my eyes to the hills— where does my help come from? My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.” ~ Psalm 121:1-2 (NIV 1984)

Monday, September 10, 2012

Cord of Three Strands

Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken. ~ Ecclesiastes 4:12 (NIV 1984)

He Will Carry You

“even to your old age I am he, and to gray hairs I will carry you. I have made, and I will bear; I will carry and will save.” ~ Isaiah 46:4 (ESV)

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Sound in the Faith

“Older men are to be sober-minded, dignified, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, and in steadfastness.” ~ Titus 2:2 (ESV)

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Teach Me

“Teach me to do what you want, because you are my God. May your good Spirit lead me on a level path.” ~ Psalm 143:10 (NIRV)

Friday, September 7, 2012

God's Words Fill HIS Children with Joy

When I received your words, I ate them.
They filled me with joy.
My heart took delight in them.
Lord God who rules over all,
I belong to you. ~ (NIRV)


Your words were found, and I ate them,
and your words became to me a joy
and the delight of my heart,
for I am called by your name,
O Lord, God of hosts. (ESV)

~ Jeremiah 15:16

Learn & Live Scripture

13 Evil people and pretenders will go from bad to worse. They will fool others, and others will fool them.

14 But I want you to continue to follow what you have learned. Don’t give up what you are sure of. You know the people you learned it from. 15 You have known the Holy Scriptures ever since you were a little child. They are able to teach you how to be saved by believing in Christ Jesus. (NIRV)


13 while evil people and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived. 14 But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it 15 and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. (ESV)

~ 2 Timothy 3:13-15

Memorize God's Word

I have hidden your word in my heart so that I won’t sin against you. (NIVr)

I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. (ESV)

~ Psalm 119:11

Scripture Teaches

16 God has breathed life into all of Scripture. It is useful for teaching us what is true. It is useful for correcting our mistakes. It is useful for making our lives whole again. It is useful for training us to do what is right. 17 By using Scripture, a man of God can be completely prepared to do every good thing. ~ (NIVr)

16 Every scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for showing mistakes, for correcting, and for training character, 17 so that the person who belongs to God can be equipped to do everything that is good. (CEB)

16 All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, 17 that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work. (ESV)

~ 2 Timothy 3:16-17

Warn Everyone

“Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ.” ~ Colossians 1:28 (ESV)

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Obey His Word

“Jesus answered him, “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.” ~ John 14:23 (ESV)

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

The Earth

the whole earth is full of his glory!” ~ Isaiah 6:3b (ESV)


“And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”” ~ Matthew 28:18-20 (ESV)

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

His Work Is Perfect

“The Rock, his work is perfect, for all his ways are justice. A God of faithfulness and without iniquity, just and upright is he. ~ Deuteronomy 32:4 (ESV)

My Rock, My Fortress...

He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken. ~ Psalm 62:2 (ESV)

The Foundation

“For who is God, but the Lord? And who is a rock, except our God? ~ 2 Samuel 22:32 (ESV)

Which Pattern?

“Follow the pattern of the sound words that you have heard from me, in the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus. By the Holy Spirit who dwells within us, guard the good deposit entrusted to you.” ~ 2 Timothy 1:13-14 (ESV)

Monday, September 3, 2012

The Way You Should Go

“This is what the LORD says— your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “I am the LORD your God, who teaches you what is best for you, who directs you in the way you should go.” ~ Isaiah 48:17 (NIV 1984)

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Learn God's Laws

“The earth is filled with your love, O LORD; teach me your decrees.” ~ Psalm 119:64 (NIV 1984)

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Fun for a Fool

A fool finds pleasure in evil conduct, but a man of understanding delights in wisdom. ~ Proverbs 10:23 (NIV 1984)

Train Up a Child

“Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.” ~ Proverbs 22:6 (NIV 1984)

By Faith

By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible. ~ Hebrews 11:3 (NIV 1984)