Posts Tagged ‘ Holy Spirit ’

VerseD: Isaiah 6:8

And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here I am! Send me.”

Isaiah 6:8, ESV

It is intimidating, even scary to stand for God’s truth.

Yet, our Lord came and willingly went to the cross for truth, so let us follow His example in His strength by the power of the Holy Spirit.

VerseD: Zephaniah 3:17

The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.

Zephaniah 3:17, ESV

As we live in this world, we will be encumbered and afflicted with worries, anxieties, and fears.

But our God can and does save us, giving us strength and joy in the midst of evil and suffering. Lean on Him.

VerseD: James 1:19

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger

James 1:19, ESV

We like to know we’re right, so it can be hard to hear out other people. But the God who hears our every prayer empowers us to want to hear the other side, to listen to our fellow image-bearers, even when we know they’re wrong, to show the grace of Christ.

VerseD: Psalm 119:11

I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.

Psalm 119:11, ESV

It is easy to giveinto temptation, but reading and memorizing God’s Word and trusting the Holy Spirit will help protect us from sin.

VerseD: Philippians 4:9

What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me—practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.

Philippians 4:9, ESV

We show we love God when we love others, and we do that by sacrificially living out the gospel as an example for others and for the glory of God by power of the Holy Spirit.

VerseD: Matthew 6:6

But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Matthew 6:6, ESV

Our God is in control, not needing our prayers but rewarding our faithfulness to seek Him with help from the Holy Spirit.

VerseD: Philippians 1:9-10

And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ

Philippians 1:9‭-‬10, ESV

It is the love and grace of God that helps us see the world’s schemes as well as beauty, helping us want to choose His good and perfect way.

VerseD: Romans 15:13

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

Romans 15:13, ESV

We may struggle in this life – whether from our own sin and mistakes or the way this world works – but in Christ the Father has given us His hope and peace through the Holy Spirit.

VerseD: Psalm 34:8

Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!

Psalm 34:8, ESV

We often think asking God for help or seeking Him is weakness, but that is when we fail to remember/realize we are inherently weak.

When we are reminded of the promises of God and His faithfulness, we find His strength and faithfulness in our own lives.

VerseD: Galatians 5:25

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

Galatians 5:25, ESV

We so often wish to do our own thing, but the Holy Spirit directs us and transforms us to think and act like Christ to the glory of the Father. May we choose to follow.