Romans 8:1-4 (NLT) 8 So now there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus. 2 And because you belong to him, the power of the life-giving Spirit has freed you from the power of sin that leads to death. 3 The law of Moses was unable to save us because of the […]Read more "Let’s go Romans 8:1-4"
What does it mean to love God with all your heart? Deuteronomy 6:5-7 (NLT) 5 And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your strength. 6 And you must commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these commands that I am giving you today. 7 Repeat them again and […]Read more "Seeking first Deuteronomy 6:5-7"
Isaiah 25:1 (NLT) 25 O Lord, I will honor and praise your name, for you are my God. You do such wonderful things! You planned them long ago, and now you have accomplished them. Proverbs 25:27-28 (NLT) 27 It’s not good to eat too much honey, and it’s not good to seek honors for yourself. […]Read more "A simple plan well executed. Isaiah 25:1"
Matthew 5:43-45 (NLT) 43 “You have heard the law that says, ‘Love your neighbor’ and hate your enemy. 44 But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! 45 In that way, you will be acting as true children of your Father in heaven. For he gives his sunlight to both the […]Read more "Growing into ancient Matthew 5:43-45"
Psalm 93:5 (NLT) 5 Your royal laws cannot be changed. Your reign, O Lord, is holy forever and ever. Isaiah 26:4 (NLT) 4 Trust in the Lord always, for the Lord God is the eternal Rock. Acts 2:21 (NLT) 21 But everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. We work […]Read more "Right way Psalm 93:5"
Psalm 34:8 (NLT) 8 Taste and see that the Lord is good. Oh, the joys of those who take refuge in him! Psalm 46:1 (NLT) 1 God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble. Two years ago about a few hours earlier from this 5:30 AM time, our daughter […]Read more "Peace be with you in all times. Psalm 34:8"
Proverbs 18:10 (NLT) 10 The name of the Lord is a strong fortress; the godly run to him and are safe Nahum 1:7 (NLT) 7 The Lord is good, a strong refuge when trouble comes. He is close to those who trust in him. John 4:24 (NLT) 24 For God is Spirit, so those who […]Read more "Safety in a Spirit. Proverbs 18:10"
2 Samuel 22:31 (NLT) 31 God’s way is perfect. All the Lord’s promises prove true. He is a shield for all who look to him for protection. Psalm 62:8 (NLT) 8 O my people, trust in him at all times. Pour out your heart to him, for God is our refuge. Proverbs 3:5-6 (NLT) 5 […]Read more "Aligned in love 2 Samuel 22:31"
Psalm 25:14-15 (NLT) 14 The Lord is a friend to those who fear him. He teaches them his covenant. 15 My eyes are always on the Lord, for he rescues me from the traps of my enemies. Anna Heistad. Marcy House. You’ve probably never heard of them. Yet, she had a profound impact on many […]Read more "Boat wake. Psalm 25:14-15"
Mark 12:30 (NLT) 30 And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength.’ Psalm 73:27-28 27 Those who desert him will perish, for you destroy those who abandon you. 28 But as for me, how good it is to be near God! […]Read more "Knowing. Mark 12:30"
Isaiah 43:19 (NLT) 19 For I am about to do something new. See, I have already begun! Do you not see it? I will make a pathway through the wilderness. I will create rivers in the dry wasteland. Ephesians 2:22 (NLT) 22 Through him you Gentiles are also being made part of this dwelling where […]Read more "Wilderness. Isaiah 43:19"
Genesis 1:1-2 (NLT) 1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 The earth was formless and empty, and darkness covered the deep waters. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters. I wonder what it was like when the world was created. What it was like […]Read more "Imagine if the Creator of all the universe told us how to live – would you listen? Genesis 1:1-2"
Ezekiel 11:19-20(NLT) 19 And I will give them singleness of heart and put a new spirit within them. I will take away their stony, stubborn heart and give them a tender, responsive heart, 20 so they will obey my decrees and regulations. Then they will truly be my people, and I will be their God. […]Read more "The Dash and the Honor Guard. Ezekiel 11:19-20"
Matthew 26:62-68 (MSG) “62 The Chief Priest stood up and said, “What do you have to say to the accusation?” 63 Jesus kept silent. Then the Chief Priest said, “I command you by the authority of the living God to say if you are the Messiah, the Son of God.” 64 Jesus was curt: “You […]Read more "Spitting and Jeering Jeremiah 33:2-3 Matthew 26:62-68"
Psalms 84:10-11 (ESV) “10 For a day in your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness. 11 For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD bestows favor and honor. No good thing does […]Read more "Love obliviot’s, haters and anti’s Psalms 84:10-11 Matthew 5:43-48"
Isaiah 28:11-12 (ESV) “11 For by people of strange lips and with a foreign tongue the Lord will speak to this people, 12 to whom he has said, “This is rest; give rest to the weary; and this is repose”; yet they would not hear.” John 14:10-14 (ESV) “10 Do you not believe that I […]Read more "Isaiah 28:11-12 John 14:10-11 The Bridges of Western Ave."
Exodus 17:12 “But Moses’ hands grew weary, so they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it, while Aaron and Hur held up his hands, one on one side, and the other on the other side. So his hands were steady until the going down of the sun.” Matthew 9:36-38 […]Read more "Exodus 17-12, Matthew 9:36-38 Answering a prayer"
Romans 8:28-30 “28 That’s why we can be so sure that every detail in our lives of love for God is worked into something good. 29 God knew what he was doing from the very beginning. He decided from the outset to shape the lives of those who love him along the same lines as […]Read more "Romans 8:28-30 Imagine choosing your destiny."
Matthew 6:7-8 7 “And in praying do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard for their many words. 8 Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him. ”1 Corinthians 12:7-10 “7…Therefore, in order to keep me from […]Read more "Matthew 6:7-8 1 Corinthians 12:7-10 Sometimes the answer is just NO"
Matthew 5:38-42 “38 “You have heard that it was said, `An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ 39 But I say to you, Do not resist one who is evil. But if anyone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also; 40 and if anyone would sue […]Read more "Matthew 5:38-42 Roman’s 8:18 Vacuum messes"
Amos 5:24 “But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream!” Luke 7:47 “Therefore I tell you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven, for she loved much; but he who is forgiven little, loves little.” Who do you love? Who do you forgive? Who do you bless? Do we live […]Read more "Amos 5:24 Luke 7:47 Who do you love?"
Psalms 42:1-2 “1 As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. 2 My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God?” Luke 2:49-50 “49 And he said to them, “How is it that you sought me? Did you not […]Read more "Psalms 42:1-2 Luke 2:49-50 I am hungry and thirsty in the land of plenty"
Romans 1:16-17 “16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. 17 For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as […]Read more "Romans 1:16-17 Mark 12:29-31 I am not ashamed"
Deuteronomy 20:3-4 “3 and shall say to them, ‘hear, O Israel, today you are drawing near for battle against your enemies: do not let your heart faint. Do not fear or panic or be in dread of them, 4 for the Lord your God is the one who goes with you to fight for you […]Read more "Deuteronomy 20:3-4 Wars of conquest."
Hebrews 11:1 “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” Faith is the… conviction of things not seen. None of us are faithless. We can’t see how we got here – how the universe came into being – but we have faith that is was created. Whether believer […]Read more "Hebrews 11:1 Yeah, yeah, blah, blah, blah."
Romans 8:35-39 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? As it is written: “For your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.” No, in all these things we are more than conquerors […]Read more "Romans 8:35-39 More than conquerors"
Anger, fury, rage: open wide and say “attack me, I have no peace”. Proverbs 25:28 Like a city whose walls are broken through is a person who lacks self-control. The self leads us to all sorts of bad things – self will, self centered being the main ones, but self important, self righteous, follow closely […]Read more "Proverbs 25:28"