May 26, 2015

The Heart of Man

As in water face reflects face, so the heart of man reflects the man.

Proverbs 27:19

Who shall ascend the hill of the LORD ?

Who shall ascend the hill of the LORD ? And who shall stand in his holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false and does not swear deceitfully. He will receive blessing from the LORD and righteousness from the God of his salvation. Such is the generation of those who seek him, who seek the face of the God of Jacob. Selah

Psalm 24:3-6

A Lying Tongue

A lying tongue hates its victims, and a flattering mouth works ruin.

Proverbs 26:28

Whoever Hates

Whoever hates disguises himself with his lips and harbors deceit in his heart; when he speaks graciously, believe him not, for there are seven abominations in his heart; though his hatred be covered with deception, his wickedness will be exposed in the assembly.

Proverbs 26:24-26

Whoever Meddles

Whoever meddles in a quarrel not his own is like one who takes a passing dog by the ears.

Proverbs 26:17

More Hope for a Fool

Do you see a man who is wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Proverbs 26:12

Like A Dog

Like a dog that returns to his vomit is a fool who repeats his folly.

Proverbs 26:11

By the Hand of a Fool

Whoever sends a message by the hand of a fool cuts off his own feet and drinks violence.

Proverbs 26:6

Answer Not A Fool

Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you be like him yourself.

Proverbs 26:4

Rest from Days of Trouble

Blessed is the man whom you discipline, O LORD , and whom you teach out of your law, to give him rest from days of trouble, until a pit is dug for the wicked.

Psalm 94:12-13

May 20, 2015

By His Wounds

He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.

1 Peter 2:24

May 16, 2015

Proverbs 3:27

Proverbs 23:9

Strive to enter through the narrow door

“Strive to enter through the narrow door. For many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.

Luke 13:24

But Unless You Repent

No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.”

Luke 13:5

But Unless You Repent

No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.

Luke 13:3

Judge for Yourselves

“And why do you not judge for yourselves what is right?

Luke 12:57

May 14, 2015

We make it our aim to please Him

So whether we are at home or away, we make it our aim to please him.

2 Corinthians 5:9

Let it be to me according to your word

And Mary said, “Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her.

Luke 1:38

Your Spiritual Worship

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.

Romans 12:1

There Is None Like You

Therefore you are great, O LORD God. For there is none like you, and there is no God besides you, according to all that we have heard with our ears.

2 Samuel 7:22

May 13, 2015

Matthew 15:14

Do this and you will live!

And behold, a lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” He said to him, “What is written in the Law? How do you read it?”  And he answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.” And he said to him, “You have answered correctly; do this, and you will live.”

Luke 10:25-28

Whoever Goes About Slandering

Whoever goes about slandering reveals secrets; therefore do not associate with a simple babbler.

Proverbs 20:19

One Word 2015: Pray

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

2 Corinthians 1:3-4

I Need Prayer People!!!

How about slow to become annoyed, or slow to become irritated, or slow to become crabby? Yeah, I need prayer people!!

JAS 1:19 ESV

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

May 12, 2015

I've always been infatuated with these verses.

I've always been infatuated with these verses.

LUK 9:59-60 ESV

To another he said, “Follow me.” But he said, “Lord, let me first go and bury my father.” And Jesus said to him, “Leave the dead to bury their own dead. But as for you, go and proclaim the kingdom of God.”

He Who Breathes Out Lies

A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who breathes out lies will perish.

Proverbs 19:9

He Who Breathes Out Lies

A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who breathes out lies will not escape.

Proverbs 19:5

Perfect Peace

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.

Isaiah 26:3

The Peace of God Surpasses All Understanding

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

Philippians 4:7

Let not your hearts be troubled

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

John 14:27

Always Seek to Do Good

See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone.

1 Thessalonians 5:15

May 11, 2015

Psalm 15:1-5

Who Shall Dwell On Your Holy Hill?

Who Shall Dwell On Your Holy Hill?

O LORD , who shall sojourn in your tent? Who shall dwell on your holy hill? He who walks blamelessly and does what is right and speaks truth in his heart; who does not slander with his tongue and does no evil to his neighbor, nor takes up a reproach against his friend; in whose eyes a vile person is despised, but who honors those who fear the LORD ; who swears to his own hurt and does not change; who does not put out his money at interest and does not take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be moved.

Psalm 15:1-5

A friend who sticks closer than a brother

A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Proverbs 18:24

Do Not Be Anxious

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?  And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?

Matthew 6:25-27

Do Not Be Anxious

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

Philippians 4:6

Psalm 94:18-19

May 9, 2015

Luke 9:47-48

Luke 9:5

Genesis 15:5-6

John 15:3

He who trusts in the LORD

Whoever gives thought to the word will discover good, and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD .

Proverbs 16:20

We Are His Workmanship

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

Ephesians 2:10

May 8, 2015

Luke 8:48

Luke 8:21

Prayer Of The Righteous

The LORD is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

Proverbs 15:29

Prayer Of The Upright

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD , but the prayer of the upright is acceptable to him.

Proverbs 15:8

The Power of Christ

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

2 Corinthians 12:9

Pour Out Your Heart

Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us. Selah

Psalm 62:8

One Word 2015: Pray

Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.

John 16:24

May 6, 2015

Psalm 11:6

Proverbs 13:20

The Companion of Fools

Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.

Proverbs 13:20

I delight to do your will

I delight to do your will, O my God; your law is within my heart.”

Psalm 40:8

Righteousness

And the effect of righteousness will be peace, and the result of righteousness, quietness and trust forever.

Isaiah 32:17

May 5, 2015

Luke 7:32

Not Offended by Me

And blessed is the one who is not offended by me.” ~Jesus

Proverbs 12:1

He Who Hates Reproof

Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.

Proverbs 12:1

Blessed are all those who wait for Him

Therefore the LORD waits to be gracious to you, and therefore he exalts himself to show mercy to you. For the LORD is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for him.

Isaiah 30:18

Knowledge of the Holy One

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.

Proverbs 9:10

May 4, 2015

The LORD Is A Stronghold

The LORD is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.  And those who know your name put their trust in you, for you, O LORD , have not forsaken those who seek you.

Psalm 9:9-10

Whoever Troubles His Own Household

Whoever troubles his own household will inherit the wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise of heart.

Proverbs 11:29

Teach Me to Do Your Will

Teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good Spirit lead me on level ground!

Psalm 143:10

May 3, 2015

He Continued In Prayer

In these days he went out to the mountain to pray, and all night he continued in prayer to God.

Luke 6:12

Luke 5:20

When He Saw Their FAITH

And when he saw their FAITH, he said, “Man, your sins are forgiven you.”

Luke 5:20

Ask, and It Will Be Given

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.  For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. Or which one of you, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone?  Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a serpent? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!

Matthew 7:7-11

One Word 2015: Pray

Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven,  hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Matthew 6:9-13

Do Good and Share

Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.

Hebrews 13:16

May 2, 2015

Give Thanks To The LORD

Give thanks to the LORD with the lyre; make melody to him with the harp of ten strings!

Psalm 33:2

Supplications, Prayers, Intercessions, & Thanksgivings

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

1 Timothy 2:1-4

Even A Fool

Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise; when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent.

Proverbs 17:28

May 1, 2015

The LORD Accepts My Prayer

The LORD has heard my plea; the LORD accepts my prayer.

Psalm 6:9

He Will Baptize You

John answered them all, saying, “I baptize you with water, but he who is mightier than I is coming, the strap of whose sandals I am not worthy to untie. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

Luke 3:16

For to You do I Pray

Give ear to my words, O LORD ; consider my groaning.  Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you do I pray.  O LORD , in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you and watch.

Psalm 5:1-3

Psalm 119:105

Your Word Is A Lamp & Light

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Psalm 119:105

Ask Whatever You Wish

If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. ~Jesus

With Confidence Draw Near

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

Hebrews 4:16

One Word: Love

For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

Galatians 5:14