Posts Tagged ‘ God ’

VerseD: Matthew 5:9

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.”
Matthew 5:9, ESV

With enough wrong with this world, how much better is it to be like our Lord and spread the peace of God, as much as it depends on us with the help of the Holy Spirit.

VerseD: 1 Peter 5:10

And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.
1 Peter 5:10, ESV

There are many struggles and attacks we face in this life, but our ever-present Lord holds us and lifts us up, ultimately to eternal life.

VerseD: Jeremiah 29:13

You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.
Jeremiah 29:13, ESV

Nothing in this world ever truly goes the way we expect, but if we seek and worship God in every circumstance, we will find He was always there.

VerseD: Proverbs 16:9

The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps.
Proverbs 16:9, ESV

None of our plans will work apart from God.
“Seek first his kingdom and righteousness …”

VerseD: Philippians 4:7

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4:7, ESV

We may face many problems and attacks in this world, especially as we follow Christ, but His Holy Spirit will empower and encourage us through supernatural peace and calm.

VerseD: Matthew 5:10

“Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”
Matthew 5:10, ESV

Jesus promised persecution and problems in this life following Him, so we should encourage each other and take hope that He is with us.

VerseD: James 1:5

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.
James 1:5, ESV

God would rather we make wise decisions, the wisest being to follow (obey and emulate) His Son.
Seek first His Kingdom and righteousness.

VerseD: John 13:35

“By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”
John 13:35, ESV

We may have disagreements within the Church, but we should still love each other, in Christ. This can help draw more people to Him.

VerseD: Hebrews 10:24-25

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.
Hebrews 10:24‭-‬25, ESV

We meet in person to encourage each other in the Word of God, with love, and to share the Gospel and do good works to bring glory to God.

VerseD: Psalm 46:1

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
Psalm 46:1, ESV

God wants to help us. Trust in Him. He is our strong defender and hope.