Posts Tagged ‘ simple man of God ’

VerseD: Proverbs 18:21

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

Proverbs 18:21, ESV

God created with His words, and He saves us by The Word. We can destroy a person with uncaring, unthinking words, but we can also help the depressed and hopeless with compassionate, careful words. Trust the Holy Spirit to give power and wisdom to our speech for good and life.

VerseD: Isaiah 43:2

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.

Isaiah 43:2, ESV

God literally did these things for His People throughout history, yet, through the Holy Spirit, we know that God’s Son has saved us from the fires of damnation and chaotic sea of humanity. When this life seems un-navigable, He grants us peace and grace.

VerseD: John 15:13

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

John 15:13, ESV

The Father sent the Son to show Hisblove by dying for our forgiveness and restoration. They sent the Holy Spirit to empower us to love others the same way.

VerseD: Acts 4:31

And when they had prayed earnestly, the place where they had gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak the word of God with confidence.

Acts 4:31, LSB

Our God calls us to Himself, and He sent the Holy Spirit to empower and embolden us to share the gospel of Christ.

VerseD: Matthew 28:19

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit

Matthew 28:19, ESV

We have been commissioned by our Savior to share God’s Word in the power of the Holy Spirit to the glory of our Father in heaven.

VerseD: Ephesians 6:18

praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end, keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints

Ephesians 6:18, ESV

In Christ, we are united with all other believers by the Holy Spirit, so ket us pray for each other regularly, especially those under persecution and oppression.

VerseD: John 16:13

When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.

John 16:13, ESV

When we are found in Christ, we have access to all the wisdom and truth of God through the indwelling Holy Spirit.

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

As Christ dwells in us by the Holy Spirit, we see God’s compassion, kindness, humility, and patient love flow through us.

VerseD: Romans 8:38-39

For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 8:38‭-‬39, ESV

When we are found in Christ, literally nothing can pull us from the grip of God’s hand or remove the seal of the Holy Spirit.

VerseD: 1 Corinthians 3:16

Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you?

1 Corinthians 3:16, ESV

When we are found in Christ, we are joined into the great Temple of God – the Chirch – held together by the mortar of the Word and fellowship in the Spirit.