“If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin lies at the door. And its desire is for you, but you should rule over it.” God to Cain in Genesis 4:7
“And those who are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.” Paul says in Galatians 5:24
An acquaintance worried that she would be hungry overnight if she fasted.
vs. 5, “For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.”
Vs. 10, “And if Christ is in you, the body is dead because of sin, but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.”
“He increased His people greatly, And made them stronger than their enemies.” Psalm 105:24
“I, wisdom, dwell with prudence, And find out knowledge and discretion. Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom; I am understanding, I have strength.” Proverbs 8:12, 14
“The silver-haired head is a crown of glory, If it is found in the way of righteousness.” Proverbs 16:31
“Then he said to them, ‘Go your way, eat the fat, drink the sweet, and send portions to those for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy to our Lord. Do not sorrow, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.’ ” Nehemiah 8:10
“The comeback is always stronger than the setback”
“Yet the righteous will hold to his way, And he who has clean hands will be stronger and stronger.” Job 17:9
“Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it.
“Because narrow is the gate and Difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.” Jesus teaches in Matthew 7:13-14 (NKJV).
“In the way of righteousness is life, and in its pathway there is no death.” Proverbs 12:28.
Don’t give up when Life is tough, rather, expect toughness. Victoria Osteen said on TBN when she starts to get down, she changes her thinking; I pop in a Worship CD.
“My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, (producing patience)” James 1:1. It definitely helps to have a sense of humor and a friend.
…are crying out for righteousness. Crying out for goodness that only comes from Jesus.
Asking a world that’s evil to be right?
(Zephaniah 3:5) The Lord within her is righteous;
He does no wrong.
Morning by morning He dispenses His justice,
and every new day He does not fail,
yet the unrighteous know no shame.
The young generation wants their peers to have more value, to succeed & to honor others & be morally right.
Jesus says in Matthew 5:6, “Those who hunger & thirst for righteousness will be filled.” [by the Lord.]
God, You’re the only One who’s good. And the Word of God is the only thing strong enough to put evil down!
Power & glory! Psalm 63:2.
the man beamed. We met in a supermarket and talked about following the Lord Jesus. He was a resident with Teen Challenge. I hope to articulate more strongly what Jesus has done for me.
“We once walked in darkness, but now are you light in the Lord: walk as children of light,” Ephesians 5:8.
“And that you put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness,” Ephesians 4:24.
“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—His good, pleasing and perfect will.” Romans 12:2 (NIV).