“And if you are untrustworthy about worldly wealth, who will trust you with the true riches of heaven?” Jesus in Luke 16:11 (NLV)
“But my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:19
The words, satisfied and content, kept coming up in my heart one day, maybe reading Psalm 119, 125 and 138 encouraged me.
“Oh that men would praise the Lord for His goodness, and for His wonderful works to the children of men! 9 For he satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness.” Psalm 107:8-9 (KJV)
“For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.” Ephesians 6:12
“While we do not look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are not seen are eternal.” 2 Corinthians 4:18
“For we walk by faith, not be sight.” 2 Corinthians 5:7
Layers of atmosphere, spirits good & evil. Pay attention to Him, our Father. Agree with His Holy Spirit. A recent meditation class wants you to empty your mind, but fill it with what?
“I know a man in Christ…caught up to the third heaven.” 2 Corinthians 12:2
“…he was caught up into Paradise…” 2 Corinthians 12:4
“And when He had said this, He breathed on them, and said to them, ‘Receive the Holy Spirit.23 If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained.’” John 20:22-24
“Assuredly, I say to you, among those born of women there has not risen one greater than John the Baptist; but he who is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.12 And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force. ” Jesus in Matthew 11:11-12
“Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” Hebrews 12:2
“For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.” 1 Corinthians 14:33 (KJV)
A friend listed some of her favorite writers, suddenly I thought, I read the Bible more than even Christian authors. Bibles make great Christmas gifts, too, even specifically for children.
“All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness,17 so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.” 2 Timothy 3:16-17 (NIV)
A friend walked up to me, “Are you going to call?” She said before she left the house, “the Lord told me to agree with you in prayer.” Because she obeyed God, I received the answer I was praying for. Thank You, Jesus!
Corrie ten Boom says, “love and obedience” in Not I, But Christ.
“But Samuel replied: “Does the LORD delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the LORD? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams.” 1 Samuel 15:22 (NIV)