Spiritual Adultery

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Deuteronomy 5:21, “You shall not covet”

Colossians 3:5, “…Put to death…covetousness, which is idolatry”

“You left your first Love”

Revelation 2:4

Wow, the Bible’s really serious here about this, in a lot of other books, too, especially Hosea. We all fall short, but when You get to know God in a relationship, You begin to understand how much He loves us. So much stuff gets in the way, even works and we get distracted and competitive, when He wants to be First in our lives.  Like setting aside special times in the day with Him, a friend does it at 3:16 in the afternoon, I love the mornings with Him.

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Who Created Him

Colossians 3:10, “And have put on the new man who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him.”

Acknowledge the Lord in all your ways (Proverbs 3:6)

“For You formed my inward parts, You covered me in my mother’s womb.” Psalm 139:13

“Know that the Lord, He is God; it is He who has made us, and not we ourselves; we are His people and the sheep of His pasture.”   Psalm 100:3

Yeah, I submit to You God, You’re holy, pure, a wonder

We are All in the Same Team

“That Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love,

“May be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height – to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.”                 Ephesians 3:17-19

John and Carol Arnott, Founders, Catch The Fire, Toronto,  loving teachers and spiritual parents to many

“Faith works through love”  Galatians 5:6

 

Power Belongs to God

2 Timothy 1:7, “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.”

“God has spoken once, twice I have heard this:

That power belongs to God.”

Psalm 62:11

“And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and signs among the people.”

Acts 6:8

Dear Lord God, when we feel little, You are there, great, loving Father who knows our needs.  You are strong and on our side.

 

 

Human Body Parts

“And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being.”     Genesis 2:7

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you;

Before you were born I sanctified you;

I ordained you a prophet to the  nations.”

Jeremiah 1:5

  • Nazis’ dehumanizing experiments on prisoners    
  • Body parts in medicine
  • Unfair fight against those who can’t defend themselves.

LORD Father, everything is Yours, we belong to You, Help us to be good stewards and to defend the weak.

“Open your mouth for the speechless, in the cause of all who are appointed to die.”

Proverbs 31:8

1 Corinthians 6:19-20, “Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit that is in You, whom you have from God and you are not your own?” 

 

 

 

 

 

No Limit, No Lack

“The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.”

Psalm 23:1

“The bin of flour was not used up, nor did the jar of oil run dry, according to the word of the LORD which He spoke by Elijah.”               

1 Kings 17:16

We trust in You, dear LORD God, You’re overflowing, everlasting, abundant.

“So they all ate and were filled, and they took up seven large baskets full of the fragments that were left.”                                         Matthew 15:37

Psalm 34:10, “The young lions lack and suffer hunger;
But those who seek the Lord shall not lack any good thing.

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He Will Heal Us

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“Come, and let us return to the LORD; for He has torn, but He will heal us;

He has stricken, but He will bind us up.

After two days He will revive us;

On the third day He will raise us up,

That we may live in His sight.

Let us know, let us pursue the knowledge of the LORD.

His going forth is established as the morning;

He will come to us like the rain, Like the latter and former rain to the earth.”

“Also, O Judah, a harvest is appointed for you When I return the captives of My people.”

Hosea 6:1-3, 11

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Exceedingly Abundant

“Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen.”

Ephesians 3:20-21

“You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore.”

Psalm 16:11

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