Saturday, November 01, 2014

Washed in the Blood of the Lamb

“These in white robes—who are they, and where did they come from?” 
“These are they who have come out of the great tribulation; they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb." (Revelation 7:13-14 NIV)

"Then I heard a loud voice in heaven say:  “Now have come the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God, and the authority of his Messiah. For the accuser of our brothers and sisters, who accuses them before our God day and night, has been hurled down.   (Revelation 12:10 NIV)

Friday, October 31, 2014

Work of faith and labor of love

"And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns."  (Philippians 1:6 NLT)

"Recalling unceasingly before our God and Father your work energized by faith and service motivated by love and unwavering hope in [the return of] our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah)."
(1 Thessalonians 1:3 AMP)

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Put on the armor of God

"In conclusion, be strong in the Lord [be empowered through your union with Him]; draw your strength from Him [that strength which His boundless might provides].  Put on God’s whole armor [the armor of a heavy-armed soldier which God supplies], that you may be able successfully to stand up against [all] the strategies and the deceits of the devil."
(Ephesians 6:10-11 AMP)

"I promise to be your strength in proportion to the trust you place on me."

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Called to share my glory

"He called you to salvation when we told you the Good News; now you can share in the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ."
(2 Thessalonians 2:14 NLT)

"And note this: Some who seem least important now will be the greatest then, and some who are the greatest now will be least important then.”
(Luke 13:30 NLT)

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

We and Jesus are family

"Therefore you are no longer outsiders (exiles, migrants, and aliens, excluded from the rights of citizens), but you now share citizenship with the saints (God’s own people, consecrated and set apart for Himself); and you belong to God’s [own] household."
(Ephesians 2:19 AMP)

"And in Jesus you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by his Spirit."
(Ephesians 2:22 NIV)

Monday, October 27, 2014

Live as children of light

"Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with sinners, or join in with mockers.   But they delight in the law of the LORD, meditating on it day and night.
(Psalm 1:1-2 NLT)

"He is like a tree
planted near running water,
That yields its fruit in due season, and whose leaves never fade.
Whatever he does, prospers."  (Psalm 1: 3 NABRE)

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Love does no wrong to a neighbor

"Jesus replied, “‘You must love the LORD your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.’
A second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’
(Matthew 22: 37,39 NLT)

"For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”   (Galatians 5:14 NIV)