John 11:25-26 New International Version (NIV)

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25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; 26 and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?”

We are using God’s word to live an abundant life in this world and beyond. JJS

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Put it in God’s hands

What to do when you have turned everywhere and don’t know where else to turn?

Put it in God’s able hands.

Bible verses:

Nahum 1:7-8 The LORD is good to those who wait for him,
a refuge on the day of distress,
Taking care of those who look to him for protection, when the flood rages …

Psalm 138:7 Though I walk in the midst of dangers, you guard my life when my enemies rage. You stretch out your hand;
your right hand saves me.

1 Peter 5:7 Cast all your worries upon him because he cares for you.

Philippians 4:6-7 Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God. Then the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.

Jesus, Jesus, Jesus 🙏🏼

Call out to God in times of need, and don’t stop.

Dear God, we come before you today to ask for help in our distress. Lord, you see what we need and we know you can make the impossible, possible. Please Jesus help us. Thank you, in Jesus name Amen 🙏🏼

Bible verses to refer to when in distress:

2 Samuel 22:7 “In my distress I called upon the Lord, Yes, I cried to my God; And from His temple He heard my voice, And my cry for help came into His ears.

Psalm 120:1 “A Song of Ascents.
In my trouble I cried to the Lord, And He answered me.

Isaiah 25:4 “For You have been a defense for the helpless, A defense for the needy in his distress,
A refuge from the storm, a shade from the heat;
For the breath of the ruthless Is like a rain storm against a wall.”

Psalm 59:15 “And call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.”

Psalm 91:15 “When he calls to me, I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him.”

Isaiah 65:24 “Before they call I will answer; while they are yet speaking I will hear.”

Jeremiah 33:3 “Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.”

I pray that God and his angels will encamp around us all, keep us safe from harm, provide for us and clear paths that lead to prosperity and peace. In Jesus name Amen 🙏🏼

Source: https://bible.knowing-jesus.com/topics/Distress

Seek Shelter in God

When I am feeling any fear, or facing struggles, I seek shelter in my God Jesus Christ.

Psalm 91:4 – He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler.

Psalm 17:8 – Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings,

I always know that God will protect and keep me safe while lifting me up each time like a faithful Father.

Isaiah 40:31 – But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Thank you Jesus for your words of Hope, Faith, Love, Protection, Uplifting, and Preserving Life. Amen 🙏🏼

Let the light shine on

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Messages of Hope, sent to us from God:

Isaiah 60:1 Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.

Numbers 6:25 The Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you;

As we start or end our day in this world, we can be reminded that our God, the lord Jesus is ever so loyal, and always there to reach out to. Use his words to claim your blessings. Let the light of God shine upon you. XOXO

Thank you God 🙏🏼

A Prayer of Thanks

Thank you Jesus, for your loving and kind ways you have shown me, and for the gracious gifts of needed relief. Thank you for many more blessings on the way, Amen.

Bible verses about being thankful for God’s loving and kind ways:

Psalm 9:1 – I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.

Titus 3:4-6 But when the kindness of God our Savior and His love for mankind appeared, He saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit, whom He poured out upon us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior,

Psalm 40:11 You, O Lord, will not withhold Your compassion from me; Your lovingkindness and Your truth will continually preserve me.

Thank you Jesus for creating calm and love with victory around me, you are worthy to be praised, Amen 🙏🏼

Waiting for relief from God 🙏🏼

Have you ever been waiting for relief after praying and asking God for specific things?

What does the Bible say about waiting on God:

Hosea 12:6
Therefore, return to your God,
Observe kindness and justice,
And wait for your God continually.

Psalm 123:2
Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master,
As the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress,
So our eyes look to the Lord our God,
Until He is gracious to us

Psalm 25:5
Lead me in Your truth and teach me,
For You are the God of my salvation;
For You I wait all the day.

James 5:7-8
Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it, until it gets the early and late rains. You too be patient; strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near.

Lord Thank you for your loving and kind ways your protection and mercies, please strengthen our hearts as we wait for your gracious gifts. Thank you, in Jesus name Amen 🙏🏼

Source: https://bible.knowing-jesus.com/topics/Waiting-On-God

LIVE LIFE!

While we are alive in this world, we have to fight each day.

It can be harder on some days, I know this.

However, we must persevere, and we must LIVE LIFE!

The definition of this word LIVE can mean three things:

  1. Remain alive. “the doctors said she had only six months to live
  2. Make one’s home in a particular place or with a particular person. “I’ve lived in New England all my life”
  3. Relating to a musical performance given in concert, not on a recording. “there is traditional live music played most nights”

What does God say about living life?

John 10:10 “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.”

John 3:16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.”

Psalm 37:4 “Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.”

Psalm 16:11 “You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.”

“Stay on the good path, the one that God made for you” JJS

Good News from God

Dear God, We thank you for this day, the day that you made. Let us be glad and rejoice in it. Psalm 118:24

We thank you for all of your marvelous work in our lives.

We ask you to please send us Good News today, and thank you in Jesus name Amen.

Simple as that! Ask God, Believe, and you shall receive.

Bible Verses about Good News:

Proverbs 15:30 “Bright eyes gladden the heart; Good news puts fat on the bones”

Proverbs 25:25 “Like cold water to a weary soul, So is good news from a distant land.”

1 Thessalonians 3:6 “But now that Timothy has come to us from you, and has brought us good news of your faith and love, and that you always think kindly of us, longing to see us just as we also long to see you,”

Be Inspired, Moving Forward into 2021

I pray for blessings and inspiration to be bestowed upon us this year!

Remember this beautiful Bible verse our God has shared with us:

Lamentations 3:22-23 “The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”

Dear God, We thank you for bringing us this far. You have given us so much, and for so long. Surely, you are the King of Kings, and Lord of Lords. We come before you today to ask for you to let us have safety, freedom, peace, comfort, mercies, inspiration, and blessings beyond measure. Thank you, in Jesus name Amen.

Follow the light

We are all living through a global pandemic.

It seems so dark out there…

We have to keep that light inside us lit.

So that the flames will keep us going.

My light is the holy spirit.

I would like to share this simple prayer with you all:

Dear God, Thank you for being the best Father to us. We come to you today to ask for continued blessings. Please help us all to keep that light within us lit, even while there is darkness around us. Please God, send us what we need to keep going on, be our guiding light. Thank you, in Jesus name Amen.

Bible Verses about following the light:

John 8:12 “Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

Psalm 43:3 “Send out your light and your truth; let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy hill and to your dwelling!”

John 1:1-51 “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. …”

Psalm 36:9 “For with you is the fountain of life; in your light do we see light.”

Psalm 18:28 “For it is you who light my lamp; the Lord my God lightens my darkness.”