Saturday, January 31, 2015

Never allow storms of life to defeat you

Do you recognize the Lord's presence with you, especially when you meet the storms of adversity, ill health, sorrow, and temptation?

"Master, do You not care that we are perishing?"
(Mark 4:38 AMP)

"When Jesus woke up, he rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Silence! Be still!” Suddenly the wind stopped, and there was a great calm.  Then he asked them, “Why are you afraid? Do you still have no faith?”   (Mark 4:39-40 NLT)

Friday, January 30, 2015

Be Patient and Persevere to the End

12  God blesses those who patiently endure testing and temptation. Afterward they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.
(James 1:12 NLT)

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Trust Completely in Jesus

Do you truly believe that Jesus is absolutely trustworthy?

"Let us all come forward and draw near with true (honest and sincere) hearts in unqualified assurance and absolute conviction engendered by faith (by that leaning of the entire human personality on God in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness), having our hearts sprinkled and purified from a guilty (evil) conscience and our bodies cleansed with pure water."   (Hebrews 10:22 AMP)

"Let us hold tightly without wavering to the hope we affirm, for God can be trusted to keep his promise."  (Hebrews 10:23 NLT)

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Become more productive

Any Unemployment in Jesus Enterprise?  How can we become more productive in the Enterprise of Jesus?

"And other seed [of the same kind] fell into good (well-adapted) soil and brought forth grain, growing up and increasing, and yielded up to thirty times as much, and sixty times as much, and even a hundred times as much as had been sown."   (Mark 4:8 AMP)

"Study this Book of Instruction continually. Meditate on it day and night so you will be sure to obey everything written in it. Only then will you prosper and succeed in all you do."
(Joshua 1:8 NLT)

"That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither— whatever they do prospers."   (Psalm 1:3 NIV)

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Becoming Brother and Sister of Jesus

How do we become the brother and sister of Jesus?

"Then Jesus looked at those around him and said, “Look, these are my mother and brothers.  Anyone who does God’s will is my brother and sister and mother.”
(Mark 3:34-35 NLT)

"You take no delight in sacrifices or offerings. Now that you have made me listen, I finally understand— you don’t require burnt offerings or sin offerings.   Then I said, “Look, I have come. As is written about me in the Scriptures:   I take joy in doing your will, my God, for your instructions are written on my heart.”   (Psalm 40:6-8 NLT)

Monday, January 26, 2015

Rekindle the Holy Spirit inside you

How do we live in true freedom from the power of sin and Satan?

"That is why I would remind you to stir up (rekindle the embers of, fan the flame of, and keep burning) the [gracious] gift of God, [the inner fire]."    (2 Timothy 1:6 AMP)

"For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline."
(2 Timothy 1:7 NIV)

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Follow the Light

Are you guided by the Truth in your decisions?

"Jesus spoke to the people once more and said, “I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life.” (John 8:12 NLT)

"Jesus called out to Simon and Andrew, “Come, follow me, and I will show you how to fish for people!”  And they left their nets at once and followed him." (Mark 1:17-18 NLT)