“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” Jesus in John 3:16
Jesus Christ the only son of God, Praise You, Lord Jesus for all You’ve done for us, who are Your children, Your friends. “It is finished,” You said. Forever & ever Your work is complete, and You are seated on the throne in Heaven next to the Father. Amen.
We are hurting for You, Lord, when people use Your name in vain and ignore who You are.
“When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said,“It is finished.”Then bowing his head, he gave up his spirit.” John 19:30 (KJV)
“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)
“Don’t let the wise brag of their wisdom. Don’t let heroes brag of their exploits. Don’t let the rich brag of their riches. If you brag, brag of this and this only: That you understand and know Me. I’m God, and I act in loyal love. I do what’s right and set things right and fair, and delight in those who do the same things. These are my trademarks.” God’s Decree.
Jeremiah 9:23-24 The Message
Part of this was quoted at church the other week!
“Surely you shall call a nation you do not know, And nations who do not know you shall run to you, Because of the Lord your God, And the Holy One of Israel; For He has glorified you.” Isaiah 55:5
“In God is my salvation and my glory; the rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God.” Psalm 62:7
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart …” Proverbs 3:5
My friend is teaching me: believe God will do what He says and pull up scripture accordingly.
Believe Me because I come from the Father or believe Me for the works themselves (Jesus in John 14:11)
“Though the fig tree may not blossom, Nor fruit be on the vines; Though the labor of the olive may fail, And the fields yield no food; Though the flock may be cut off from the fold, And there be no herd in the stalls— 18 Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation.
19 The Lord God is my strength; He will make my feet like deer’s feet, And He will make me walk on my high hills.
To the Chief Musician. With my stringed instruments.”
“So Jesus said to them, ‘Because of yourunbelief; for assuredly, I say to you,if you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, “Move from here to there,” and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.‘” Jesus in Matt 17:20
“That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth, and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.” Philippians 2:10-11
“This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it.”
“A little while longer and the world will see Me no more, butyou will see Me.Because I live, you will live also.” Jesus in John 14:19
“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.”