Posts Tagged ‘ Bible ’

VerseD: Habakkuk 2:14

For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord as the waters cover the sea.

Habakkuk 2:14, ESV

God has tasked us with taking His glory to the world. They may fight against it and rebel, but one day all on the Earth will give Him glory!

VerseD: Nahum 1:7

The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; he knows those who take refuge in him.

Nahum 1:7, ESV

Those of this world will always find reasons to hate God. We who have found His salvation can only see His goodness.

VerseD: Matthew 6:25

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?”

Matthew 6:25, ESV

Our desires should not be for the things of this world but the goodness and glory of God. When others see us at peace in a crazy world and content with what we have, they will desire that contentment and peace. They will want the God we carry.

VerseD: John 15:2

Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.

John 15:2 ESV

Do people see Jesus in us, or do they see the same thing as what the works looks like?

Does God see the change?

Ask God to make you like Jesus. There are consequences and rewards either way.

VerseD: Matthew 6:19

“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal”

Matthew 6:19, ESV

When the world sees our lack of interest in material needs, they will wonder what intrigues us so much about Jesus.

We can have peace even when we lose everything or the economy is bad or the government is corrupt, and they will see.

VerseD: Proverb 18:21

Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.

Proverb 18:21, ESV

God spoke to create us.

The Word came to save us.

Let us choose to share the words of life with the world rather than to bite and hurt each other with our words.

VerseD: Isaiah 41:10

fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Isaiah 41:10, ESV

Our God holds us and defends us, and others will see the peace and faith we have in Him and want it for themselves.

VerseD: 1 Corinthians 13:7

Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

1 Corinthians 13:7, ESV

Love is a choice and a lifestyle, and it should be unconditional in application even though it may be conditional in allowance.

Love helps to grow, but it cannot be forced from another.

VerseD: Ephesians 6:2-3

“Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.”

Ephesians 6:2‭-‬3, ESV

God’s promises are mostly conditional in that disobedience has natural consequences, and obedience can reap supernatural rewards in Christ.

VerseD: 1 Timothy 2:5

For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus

1 Timothy 2:5, ESV

With all of our sin and rebellion, there is only one we can trust to save us – Jesus – who stands with the Father. May we proclaim this truth boldly to a world lost in sin and rebellion.