>> Thursday, October 22, 2009
>> Wednesday, October 21, 2009
>> Tuesday, October 20, 2009
A friend of mine used to be very confused with this command. How could we bless our offenders when they're doing things that aren't right? We'd be blessing them in their error! But then she realized that we are to bless our offenders with the qualities they lack. Do you know someone that deals with you impatiently? If you do, you could fulfill I Peter 3:9 by praying something like, "Lord, please bless _____ with patience." As this friend blessed those that hurt her, she not only saw God honor the blessings she requested, she experienced a transformation in her heart as her bitterness turned into love. It became a habit to respond in her heart with blessings, instead of dwelling on the shortcomings of others.
>> Monday, October 19, 2009
Ye adulterers and adulteresses,
is enmity with God?
whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world
is the enemy of God.
>> Saturday, October 17, 2009
The things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.
Janny Moore, my team leader on Journey to the Heart, is an incredible young lady and an inspiration to me of what it means to love God with all of your heart, soul, mind and strength. She truly delights in the Lord. Thank you, Janny, for your encouraging example!
>> Friday, October 16, 2009
but will with the temptation also make a way to escape,
that ye may be able to bear it... flee from idolatry.
>> Thursday, October 15, 2009
>> Wednesday, October 14, 2009
>> Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another; If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men. Romans 12:10, 13
Wherefore, if meat make my brother to offend, I will eat no flesh while the world standeth, lest I make my brother to offend. 1 Corinthians 8:13
>> Monday, October 12, 2009
Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; His leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.
>> Sunday, October 11, 2009
and bring it into subjection;
lest that by any means,
when I have preached to others,
I myself should be a castaway.
I Corinthians 9:27
A price has to be paid for success. Almost invariably those who have reached the summits worked harder and longer, studied and planned more assiduously, practiced more self-denial, overcame more difficulties than those of us who have not risen so far.
B.C. Forbes 1880-1954
>> Saturday, October 10, 2009
That as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness... For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace.
>> Friday, October 9, 2009
>> Thursday, October 8, 2009
Are you ready for another challenge? This one starts tomorrow and will continue for the next 15 days. I have been provided with a list of 15 verses that will, if engrafted into my heart, equip me to defend myself against the devil, who would kill, steal and destroy anything in my life that is pleasing to the Lord. I want you to have these same defenses in your heart! So in an effort to make this blog as useful to you as possible, I will attempt to post one new passage of Scripture every morning for the next 15 mornings. The verses I'll be sharing will be tools to victory in my life, and I know they will be tools to victory in your life as well if you join me in the challenge!
1. Check here every morning
2. Memorize the verse before you start your day
3. Leave a comment to encourage and motivate the rest of us with your progress
4. Meditate on the verse all throughout the day
a guaranteed approach! (See Joshua 1:8)