January 1, 2010
O Lord, you are my God, I will exalt you and praise your name, for in perfect faithfulness, you have done marvelous things, things planned long ago.
Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God-this is your Spiritual act of worship. Do not conform any longer 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.
Ephesians 5:22-24, 33bNIV
Wives, submimt to your husbands, as to the Lord.
For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, His body, of which He is the Savior.
Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to the husbands in everything.
. . .and the wife must respect her husband.
This is the one I had chosen as my "blog verse" for this blog in 2009, but had not posted as one to memorize, but I did memorize it quickly.
Blessed are those whose strength is in You, who have set their hearts on pilgrimage.
(all 3 of these passages together, since choosing Believe as my theme word for the year)
Isaiah 26:3Holman CSB
You will keep in perfect peace the mind that is dependent on You, for it is trusting in You.
I Peter 1:8-9NIV
Though you have not seen Him, you love him; and even though you do not see Him now, you believe in Him, and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving the goal of your faith, the salvation of your soul.
Teach me knowledge and good judgement, for I believe in your commands.
I John 4:16NIV
And so we know and rely on the love God has for us,
God is love.
Whoever lives in love
lives in God, and
God in him.
I Peter 1: 17-25NIV
Since you call on a Father who judges each man's work impartially,
live your lives as strangers here in reverent fear.
For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your forefathers,
but with the precious blood of Christ,
a lamb without blemish or defect.
He was chosen before the creation of the world,
but was revealed in these last times for your sake.
Through him you believe in God,
who raised him from the dead and glorified him,
and so your faith and hope are in God.
Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth
so that you have sincere love for your brothers,
love one another deeply,
from the heart.
For you have been born again,
not of perishable seed,
but of imperishable,
through the living and enduring word of God.
"All men are like grass,
and all their glory is like the flowers of the field;
the grass withers and the flowers fall,
but the word of the Lord stands forever."
I Corinthians 16:14
"Everything you do must be done with love."
"Do everything in love."
April 1 (March 29)
I Corinthians 14:1
Let Love be your highest goal.
Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home nad when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads. Write them on the doorframes of your houses and your gates.
Matthew 22:36-39 AND Mark 12:29-31
"Which is the most important command?" Jesus replied,
Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, and mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. The second most important is similar: Love your neighbor as much as you love yourself."
I Corinthians 13:4-7NIV
Love is patient, love is kind.
It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
It is not rude, it is not self-seeking. It is not not easily angered,
it keeps no record of wrongs.
Love does not delight in evil, but rejoices with the truth.
It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
"I am the vine; you are the branches.
If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit;
apart from me, you can do nothing.
If anyone does not remain in me,
he is like a branch that is thrown away and withers;
such branches are picked up, thrown into the fire and burned.
If you remain in me and my words remain in you,
ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you.
This is to my Father's glory, that you bear much fruit,
showing yourselves to be my disciples."
2 Corinthians 1:3NIV
Praise be to the God and Father of our lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God.
I will remember the deeds of the Lord;
yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago,
I will meditate on all your works
and consider all your mighty deeds.
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness,
and all these things will be given to you as well.
A gentle answer turns away wrath,
but a HARSH word stirs up ANGER.
But the wisdom that comes from
is first of all
FULL of MERCY AND GOOD FRUIT,
VBS Verse and just a very good scripture for all of us:
If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without
finding fault, and it will be given to him. James 1:5
My Prayer for my children (scripture memory, also)
And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless until the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ--to the glory and praise of God. Philippians 1:9-11
I will lie down and sleep in peace, for You alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. Psalm 4:8
Therefore, since through God's mercy, we have this ministry, we do not lose heart.
2 Corinthians 4:1
Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children, and live a life of love, just as in Christ, God loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. Ephesians 5:1NIV
And my God will meet all your needs according to His glory. Philippians 4:19NIV
1 You must teach what is in accord with sound doctrine.
3 Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good.
4 Then they can train the younger women tolove their husbands and children, to be self controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to be kind, and to be subject to their husbands, so that no one will malign the Word of God.
Lordship of Chirst Colossians 1: 17
He is before all things, and in Him, all things hold together.
Philippians 2: 10-11
that at the namem of Jesus, every knee should bow, in heaven and earth and under the earth and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
2 Corinthians 5:14-15
For Christs's love compels us, because w e are convinced that on dided for all, and therefore all died. and He died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves, but for Him who died for them and was raised again.
Fellowship with God Mark 1:35
Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where He prayed.
Holy Spirit Galatians 5:22-23
But the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self control. Against such things, there is no law.
Abiding in Christ John 15:5
I am the vine; you are the brances. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.
Idolotry Jonah 2:8-9
They that observe lying, vanities forsake their own mercy. But I will sacrifice unto thee with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay that that I have vowed. Salvation is of the Lord.
God is Not Man 1 Corinthians 1:25
For the follishness of God is wiser t han man's wisdom and the weakness of God is stronger than man's strength.
2 Corinthians 12:9
My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made parfect in weakness.
October 9 (in hospital with my Dad before he died)
1 Peter 4:
8 Above all, love each other deeply, becaus love covers over a multiude of sins.
10 Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God's grace in its various forms.
12 Dear Friends, do not be surprised at the painful trial you are suffering, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice that you paricipate in the suffering of Christ, sot hat you may be overjoyed he His glory is revealed.
The Bible 2 Timothy 3:16
All scripture is God breathed and is useful for teaching rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, sot hat hte man of God may be thourougly equipped for every good work.
Applying the Word James 1:22
Do not merely listen to the word, and so decive yourselves. Do what it says.
The Compassion of God Lamentations 3:22-23
Becuse of the Lord's great love, we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail. They are new e very morning; great is your faithfulness.
The Grace of God Psalm 103:11-12
For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his love for those who fear him;
as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us.
Thanksgiving-Joy Psalm 69:30
I will praise God's name in song and glorify Him with thandsgiving.
Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise; give thands to Him and praise His name.
For the Lord is good and His love endures forever; His faithfulness continues through all generations.
Peace James 3:17-18
But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure, then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere; Peacemakers who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness.
December 1 Sovereignty of God
And we know that in all things, God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to His purpose.
December 15 Authority
Obey your leaders and submit to their authority. They keep watch over you as men who must give an account. Obey them so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of not advantage to you.