Jeremiah 23:23-24 (NLT) 23 Am I a God who is only close at hand?” says the Lord. “No, I am far away at the same time. 24 Can anyone hide from me in a secret place? Am I not everywhere in all the heavens and earth?” says the Lord. Psalms 139:7-10 7. Where shall I […]Read more "Establish"
Psalm 131: O Lord, my heart is not lifted up; my eyes are not raised too high; I do not occupy myself with things too great and too marvelous for me. But I have calmed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother; like a weaned child is my soul within me. […]Read more "God’s world in this world. Psalm 131"
John 15:13 (NLT) 13 There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. 1 Corinthians 10:31 (NLT) 31 So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God We are called to be compassionate. Most of us would say that we are […]Read more "Uncomfortably compassionate. John 15:13"
1 John 3:2 (NLT) 2 Dear friends, we are already God’s children, but he has not yet shown us what we will be like when Christ appears. But we do know that we will be like him, for we will see him as he really is. I find it interesting – “for we will see […]Read more "After the battle. 1 John 3:2"
Job 19:25 (NLT) 25 “But as for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, and he will stand upon the earth at last. Colossians 1:17-18 (NLT) 17 He existed before anything else, and he holds all creation together. 18 Christ is also the head of the church, which is his body. He is the beginning, […]Read more "Changing truth. Job 19:25"
Matthew 25:35-36 (NLT) 35 “For I was hungry, and you fed me. I was thirsty, and you gave me a drink. I was a stranger, and you invited me into your home. 36 I was naked, and you gave me clothing. I was sick, and you cared for me. I was in prison, and you […]Read more "It’s time to get in touch with God’s plan. Matthew 25:35-36"
Psalm 37:27-29 (NLT) 27 Turn from evil and do good, and you will live in the land forever. 28 For the Lord loves justice, and he will never abandon the godly. He will keep them safe forever, but the children of the wicked will die. 29 The godly will possess the land and will live […]Read more "Univeral basic income Psalm 37:27-29"
Luke 24:6-7 New Living Translation (NLT) 6 He isn’t here! He is risen from the dead! Remember what he told you back in Galilee, 7 that the Son of Man must be betrayed into the hands of sinful men and be crucified, and that he would rise again on the third day. Luke 24:6-8 The […]Read more "Risen. Luke 24:6-7"
Isaiah 53:5 (NLT) 5 But he was pierced for our rebellion, crushed for our sins. He was beaten so we could be whole. He was whipped so we could be healed. So this is Easter. Bunny, candy, the bi annual schlepping to church for many. Celebrating the ultimate show of love. Beaten so we could […]Read more "Good Friday? No. Incomprehensibly Blessed Friday? Yes. Isaiah 53:5"
Ezekiel 18:32 (NLT) 32 I don’t want you to die, says the Sovereign Lord. Turn back and live! Proverbs 10:9 (NLT) 9 People with integrity walk safely, but those who follow crooked paths will be exposed. John 11:25-26 (NLT) 25 Jesus told her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me […]Read more "Call me Martha"
Psalm 20:4 (ESV) 4 May he grant you your heart’s desire and fulfill all your plans! Psalm 94:14-15 (ESV) 14 For the Lord will not forsake his people; he will not abandon his heritage; 15 for justice will return to the righteous, and all the upright in heart will follow it. Jeremiah 29:11-15 (NLT) 11 […]Read more "Promises, promises, all I get are promises. Psalm 20:4"
Psalm 59:16 (NLT) 16 But as for me, I will sing about your power. Each morning I will sing with joy about your unfailing love.For you have been my refuge, a place of safety when I am in distress. We have been given so much to be grateful for. In the turbulence of our lives […]Read more "Given Psalm 59:6"
John 1:14 (NLT) 14 So the Word became human and made his home among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness. And we have seen his glory, the glory of the Father’s one and only Son. 2 Peter 1:3 (NLT) 3 By his divine power, God has given us everything we need for […]Read more "Big why. John 1:14"
Proverbs 15:29 (NLT) 29 The Lord is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayers of the righteous. Ecclesiastes 2:24-25 (NLT) 24 So I decided there is nothing better than to enjoy food and drink and to find satisfaction in work. Then I realized that these pleasures are from the hand of God. 25 […]Read more "Stealth. Proverbs 15:29"