Saturday, December 20, 2014

Ask Look for the sign this Christmas

"Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel."  (Isaiah 7:14 NIV)

“The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you."
(Luke 1:35 NLT)

Friday, December 19, 2014

Time for Prayer and Time for Answer

"But the angel said, “Don’t be afraid, Zechariah! God has heard your prayer. Your wife, Elizabeth, will give you a son, and you are to name him John."   (Luke 1:13 NLT)

"For my words will certainly be fulfilled at the proper time.”
(Luke 1:20 NLT)

"So has the Lord done for me at a time when he has seen fit to take away my disgrace before others.”  (Luke 1:25 NABRE)

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Do not be afraid of Mary

"Behold, the virgin shall become pregnant and give birth to a Son, and they shall call His name Emmanuel—which, when translated, means, God with us."   (Matthew 1:23 AMP)

“Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit."
(Matthew 1:20 NIV)

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

All that is necessary

"All that is necessary is to accept everything, placing no obstacle in the way of its action but letting it accomplish its work.  All things are intended to guide, raise, and support you, and are in the hand of God whose action is vaster and more present than the elements of earth, air, and water." (John-Pierre de Caussade, SJ)

Rejoice for the LORD is coming

"Rejoice, O heavens, and exult, O earth, for our Lord will come to show mercy to his poor. (Cf Isaiah 49:13)

"Behold, the Desired of all the nations will come, and the house of the Lord will be filled with glory." (Haggai 2 :8)

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Lord hears the cry of the poor

"Those who look to Jesus are radiant; their faces are never covered with shame. This poor man called, and the LORD heard him; he saved him out of all his troubles."
(Psalm Ps 34:5-6 NIV)

"O taste and see that the Lord [our God] is good! Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is the man who trusts and takes refuge in Him."
(Psalm 34:8 AMP)

Monday, December 15, 2014

Prepare to receive love and peace

"Come to us, Lord, and bring us peace.  We will rejoice in your presence and serve you with all our heart."  ( Cf. Ps 106 : 4-5; Isaiah 38: 3)

Jesus is coming soon.  No more fear.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Rejoice Always Give Thanks Always

"The one who calls you is faithful, and he will also accomplish it."
( 1 Thessalonians 5:24 NABRE)
If God is with you, it is accomplished.
Rejoice! God Never Fails!