Posts Tagged ‘ Bible reading ’

VerseD: Colossians 3:17

And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Colossians 3:17, ESV

Our love for God is made known in how we do what needs to be done, and even menial tasks we do giving joyful glory to God.

VerseD: 1 Corinthians 10:13

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

1 Corinthians 10:13, ESV

We face many temptations, but our God always is there to help us and strengthen us through His Holy Spirit.

VerseD: Psalm 107:1

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!

Psalm 107:1, ESV

God showed His goodness and love through the cross. We should always be thankful for our salvation.

VerseD: John 10:11

I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.

John 10:11, ESV

Because He loves us, Jesus gave up His life to save us from our sins (and then arose again!)

We, too, should make sacrifices to share that news with the world.

Because He loves us.

VerseD: Isaiah 40:29

He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength.

Isaiah 40:29, ESV

Trials, temptations, and pains come out way that make us want to give up the faith, walk away from it responsibilities.

God moves in our weakest moments to give us faith and strength to persevere.

VerseD: Colossians 3:12

Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience

Colossians 3:12, ESV

God’s love in us will push us to show kindness, compassion, and patience with all other people as we humbly realize all He has done for us through the cross.

VerseD: John 3:17

For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

John 3:17, ESV

Christ was not sent to condemn. The Law and our own conscience already do that. Christ came to reach out to and save those who stand condemned. (All of us.)

VerseD: Matthew 6:14

“For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you”

Matthew 6:14, ESV

Refusing to forgive others shows we refuse to let our debt be forgiven by God. In other words, forgiveness shows we are in Christ.

VerseD: Galatians 5:25

If we live by the Spirit, let us also keep in step with the Spirit.

Galatians 5:25, ESV

We live by what is revealed in Scripture and what aligns with Scripture, the very words written by the Holy Spirit through men.

VerseD: John 20:21

Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you.”

John 20:21, ESV

Jesus was sent to save the world. He sends us to tell the world of His saving work on the cross.