There is a God

“And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.” –Hebrews 11:6 ESV

“Mankind will say, ‘Surely there is a reward for the righteous; surely there is a God who judges on earth.'” –Psalms 58:11 ESV

“But there is a God in heaven who reveals mysteries…” –Daniel 2:28 ESV Continue reading “There is a God”

It’s a Matter of Choice

“Now therefore, fear the LORD, serve Him in sincerity and in truth, and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the River and in Egypt. Serve the LORD! And if it seems evil to you to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.”–Joshua 24:14-15 NKJV Continue reading “It’s a Matter of Choice”

Jesus, I Love You

“You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength.” –Deuteronomy 6:5 NKJV

“And now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require of you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all His ways and to love Him, to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul, and to keep the commandments of the LORD and His statutes which I command you today for your good?” –-Deuteronmy 10:12-13 NKJV Continue reading “Jesus, I Love You”

Bless the Lord

“Stand up and bless the LORD your God Forever and ever! ‘Blessed be Your glorious name, Which is exalted above all blessing and praise!’ ” –Nehemiah 9:5 NKJV

“Bless the LORD, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! Bless the LORD, O my soul, And forget not all His benefits: Who forgives all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases, Who redeems your life from destruction, Who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies, Who satisfies your mouth with good things, So that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.” –Psalm 103:1-5 NKJV

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“Bless the LORD, all you His hosts, You ministers of His, who do His pleasure. Bless the LORD, all His works, In all places of His dominion. Bless the LORD, O my soul!” –Psalm 103:21-22 NKJV

“Bless the LORD, O my soul! O LORD my God, You are very great: You are clothed with honor and majesty. –Psalm 104:1 NKJV

“May the glory of the LORD endure forever; May the LORD rejoice in His works. He looks on the earth, and it trembles; He touches the hills, and they smoke. I will sing to the LORD as long as I live; I will sing praise to my God while I have my being. May my meditation be sweet to Him; I will be glad in the LORD. May sinners be consumed from the earth, And the wicked be no more. Bless the LORD, O my soul! Praise the LORD!” –Psalms 104:31-35 NKJV

“The LORD has been mindful of us; He will bless us; He will bless the house of Israel; He will bless the house of Aaron. He will bless those who fear the LORD, Both small and great. May the LORD give you increase more and more, You and your children. May you be blessed by the LORD, Who made heaven and earth. The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD’s; But the earth He has given to the children of men. The dead do not praise the LORD, Nor any who go down into silence. 18 But we will bless the LORD From this time forth and forevermore. Praise the LORD!” –Psalms 115:12-18 NKJV

Behold, bless the LORD, All you servants of the LORD, Who by night stand in the house of the LORD! Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, And bless the LORD. The LORD who made heaven and earth Bless you from Zion!” –Psalms 134:1-3 NKJV

 

The Center of My Joy

“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 NKJV

“Then they returned, every man of Judah and Jerusalem, with Jehoshaphat in front of them, to go back to Jerusalem with joy, for the LORD had made them rejoice over their enemies.” –2 Chronicles 20:27 NKJV

“You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” –Psalms 16:11 NKJV

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“For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for life; Weeping may endure for a night, But joy comes in the morning.” –Psalms 30:5 NKJV

“Blessed are the people who know the joyful sound! They walk, O LORD, in the light of Your countenance. In Your name they rejoice all day long, And in Your righteousness they are exalted. For You are the glory of their strength, And in Your favor our horn is exalted. For our shield belongs to the LORD, And our king to the Holy One of Israel.” –Psalms 89:15-18 NKJV

“Those who sow in tears Shall reap in joy. He who continually goes forth weeping, Bearing seed for sowing, Shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, Bringing his sheaves with him.” –Psalms 126:5-6 NKJV

“I will also clothe her priests with salvation, And her saints shall shout aloud for joy.” –Psalms 132:16 NKJV

“Therefore with joy you will draw water From the wells of salvation. And in that day you will say: ‘Praise the LORD, call upon His name; Declare His deeds among the peoples, Make mention that His name is exalted. Sing to the LORD, For He has done excellent things; This is known in all the earth.’ ” –Isaiah 12:3-5 NKJV

“Say to those who are fearful-hearted, ‘Be strong, do not fear! Behold, your God will come with vengeance, With the recompense of God; He will come and save you.’ Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, And the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped. Then the lame shall leap like a deer, And the tongue of the dumb sing. For waters shall burst forth in the wilderness, And streams in the desert. The parched ground shall become a pool, And the thirsty land springs of water; In the habitation of jackals, where each lay, There shall be grass with reeds and rushes. A highway shall be there, and a road, And it shall be called the Highway of Holiness. The unclean shall not pass over it, But it shall be for others. Whoever walks the road, although a fool, Shall not go astray. No lion shall be there, Nor shall any ravenous beast go up on it; It shall not be found there. But the redeemed shall walk there, And the ransomed of the LORD shall return, And come to Zion with singing, With everlasting joy on their heads. They shall obtain joy and gladness, And sorrow and sighing shall flee away.” –Isaiah 35:4-10 NKJV

“And in that day you will ask Me nothing. Most assuredly, I say to you, whatever you ask the Father in My name He will give you. Until now you have asked nothing in My name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.” –John 16:23-24 NKJV

“For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.” –Romans 14:17 NKJV

 

 

Greater Things!

45 Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found Him of whom Moses in the law, and also the prophets, wrote–Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.” 46 And Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Philip said to him, “Come and see.” 47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward Him, and said of him, “Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom is no deceit!” Continue reading “Greater Things!”