Thursday, August 31, 2017

God's Will...

16 Be joyful always; 17 pray continually; 18 give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 

~ 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NIV 1984)

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Take Heart...

Be strong and take heart,
all you who hope in the Lord.
~ Psalm 31:24 (NIV)

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

You Will Understand...

Jesus replied, “You do not realize now what I am doing, but later you will understand.” ~ John 13:7 (NIV)

Monday, August 28, 2017

Live in Peace

Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord. 
~ Hebrews 12:14 (NIV)

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Confess Your Sins...

Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. 
~ James 5:16 (NIV)

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Wisdom is...

But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. 

~ James 3:17 (NIV)

Friday, August 25, 2017

Jeremiah's Prayer...

Lord, I know that people’s lives are not their own;
    it is not for them to direct their steps. 

~ Jeremiah 10:23 (NIV)

Thursday, August 24, 2017

His Truth...

Show me Your ways, Lord,
    teach me Your paths.
Guide me in Your truth and teach me,
    for You are God my Savior,
    and my hope is in You all day long.
~ Psalm 4:4-5 (NIV)

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Need Wisdom?

If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. ~ James 1:5 (NIV)

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Pure Joy...

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters,whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. 
~ James 1:2-4 (NIV)

Monday, August 21, 2017

Have Faith in God

22 “Have faith in God,” Jesus answered. 23 “Truly I tell you, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in their heart but believes that what they say will happen, it will be done for them.24 Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. 25 And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.” 
~ Matthew 11:22-25 (NIV)

Sunday, August 20, 2017

In Times of Trouble

But I will sing of Your strength, in the morning I will sing of Your love; for You are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble. ~ Psalm 59:16

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Great is HIS Love

10 For great is Your love, reaching to the heavens;  Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.
11 Be exalted, O God, above the heavens;
let Your glory be over all the earth.

~ Psalm 57:10-11 (NIV)

Friday, August 18, 2017

Praise Him

I will praise You, Lord, among the nations; I will sing of You among the peoples. ~ Psalm 57:9

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Life to the Full

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. ~ John 10:10 (NIV)

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Be Still

He says, “Be still, and know that I am God;
I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth.”

~ Psalm 46:10 (NIV)

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Saved by Grace through Faith

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast. 10 For we are God’s handiwork,created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. 

~ Ephesians 2:8-10 (NIV)

Monday, August 14, 2017

Jesus Said...

43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor43 Lev. 19:18 and hate your enemy.’44But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,45that you may be children of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.46If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that?47And if you greet only your own people, what are you doing more than others? Do not even pagans do that?48Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
~ Matthew 5:43-48 (NIV)

Take Captive...

We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.

~ 2 Corinthians 10:5 (NIV)

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Cast Your Cares...

Cast your cares on the Lord
    and He will sustain you;
He will never let
    the righteous be shaken.

~ Psalm 55:22 (NIV)

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Teach Me Your Paths

Show me the right path, O Lord;
    point out the road for me to follow.

~ Psalm 25:4 (NLT)

Friday, August 11, 2017


Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, ~ Philippians 2:3 (NIV)

Thursday, August 10, 2017

An Ever-Present Help

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. ~ Psalm 46:1

Wednesday, August 9, 2017


In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace ~ Ephesians 1:7 (NIV)

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

The God Who Saves...

Lord, you are the God who saves me;
day and night I cry out to you.
May my prayer come before you;
turn your ear to my cry.
~ Psalm 88:1-2 (NIV)

Monday, August 7, 2017

His Ways...

“For as the heavens are higher than the earth,
So are My ways higher than your ways
And My thoughts than your thoughts.

Isaiah 55:9 (NASB)

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Proclaim Good News...

The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me,
because the Lord has anointed me
to proclaim good news to the poor.
He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted,
to proclaim freedom for the captives
and release from darkness for the prisoners,

Isaiah 61:1

Closer than a Brother

There are “friends” who destroy each other,
    but a real friend sticks closer than a brother. 

~ Proverbs 18:24 (NLT)

Saturday, August 5, 2017

While We Were Sinners

But God demonstrates His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. 

~ Romans 5:8 (NIV)

Watch Out!

Then He (Jesus) said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.”

Friday, August 4, 2017 Seek and Save...

For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” 

~ Luke 19:10 (NIV)


 Lord, hear my prayer,
listen to my cry for mercy;
in your faithfulness and righteousness
come to my relief.

~ Psalm 143:1 (NIV)

Sound Wisdom and Discretion;

My son, do not let wisdom and understanding out of your sight, preserve sound judgment and discretion; 

~ Proverbs 3:21 (NIV)

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Let Justice Roll

But let justice roll on like a river,
    righteousness like a never-failing stream!

~ Amos 5:24 (NIV)

Tell the Truth...

But this is what you must do: Tell the truth to each other. Render verdicts in your courts that are just and that lead to peace. ~ Zechariah 8:16 (NLT)

Wednesday, August 2, 2017


I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you. ~ John 15:15 (NIV)

Praise HIM

O God, we give glory to you all day long
    and constantly praise your name.

~ Psalm 44:8 (NLT)

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Search Me...

23 Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts:
24 And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

Search me, O God, and know my heart;
    test me and know my anxious thoughts.
24 Point out anything in me that offends you,
    and lead me along the path of everlasting life.

Search me,God, and know my heart;
    test me and know my anxious thoughts.

See if there is any offensive way in me,

    and lead me in the way everlasting.


~ Psalm 139:23-24 (KJV) (NLT) (NIV)