Posts Tagged ‘ God ’

VerseD: Psalm 59:16

But I will sing of your strength; I will sing aloud of your steadfast love in the morning. For you have been to me a fortress and a refuge in the day of my distress.

Psalm 59:16, ESV

God can handle anything in His sovereignty over everything. We can trust Him, whether this life going well or we are at our wits’ end from fear, frustration, or pain.

VerseD: Matthew 20:28

“even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

Matthew 20:28, ESV

God’s plan is the redemption of His people and this world, and Jesus not only redeemed us but at the example for us. We are to serve God by serving others, even to the point of laying down our lives to draw others to Christ’s redemption.

VerseD: Galatians 5:16

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.

Galatians 5:16, ESV

We want to do our own thing, but God draws is into His will and plan by His Holy Spirit indwelling and guiding us.

VerseD: Romans 10:17

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Romans 10:17, ESV

God works through His people to work out His plan of salvation. We join in His work by proclaiming the good news of Jesus Christ and trust the Holy Spirit to work in others.

VerseD: John 1:12

But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God

John 1:12, ESV

God’s plan is restoration of His very good work, starting with this of us who believe in the life, atoning death, and resurrection of Christ – we are adopted in Christ as heirs of eternal life.

VerseD: Isaiah 41:13

For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the one who helps you.”

Isaiah 41:13, ESV

God knows what He is doing, and He invites us into His plan through His Son. We should have no reason to fear, knowing we are His in Christ.

VerseD: Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Galatians 2:20, ESV

God has a plan, and we join that plan in Christ. We let His purpose become our purpose, sacrificing our desires as He transforms us into the likeness of the Son.

VerseD: 1 Peter 5:7

casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

1 Peter 5:7, ESV

God is not surprised by anything, so we can trust that we are safe in His hands, no matter what happens in life.

VerseD: Psalm 100:5

For the Lord is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations.

Psalm 100:5, ESV

God’s goodness and love is shown through the forgiveness of sins, paid once for all by Christ on the cross.

VerseD: Matthew 7:8

For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened.

Matthew 7:8, ESV

God wants to give us good things, most of all: wisdom and the forgiveness of sins through Jesus Christ. All we need do is ask.