Thursday, December 31, 2015
1. Proverbs 31:8-9
Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves; for the rights of all who are destitute.
Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.
2. Proverbs 3:27
Do not withhold good from those who deserve it when it is in your power to act.
3. Proverbs 10:12-13
Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.
Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning.
4. Isaiah 43:1-3
Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine.
When you pass through the waters, I will be with you. When you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze. For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior.
5. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20
Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own, you were bought at a price. Therefore, honor God with your body.
6. Romans 12:1-2
Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy & pleasing to God--this is your spiritual act of worship. Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test & approve what God's will is--His good, pleasing, & perfect will.
7. Ephesians 3:14-15
For this reason I kneel before the Father,from whom His whole family in heaven & on earth derives its name.
8. Ephesians 3:16
I pray that out of His glorious riches He may strengthen you with power through His Spirit in your inner being.
9. Ephesians 3:17
So that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted & established in love
10. Ephesians 3:18
may have power together with all the saints, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ.
11. Ephesians 3:19
And to know this love that surpasses knowledge--that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.
12. Ephesians 3:20-21
Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us, to Him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever & ever. Amen
13. Colossians 1:9
For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you & asking God to fill you with the knowledge of His will through all spiritual wisdom & understanding.
14. Colossians 1:10
And we pray this in order that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and my please Him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God,
15. Colossians 1:11
Being strengthened with all power according to His glorious might so that you may have great endurance & patience
16. Colossians 1:12
And giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of His holy people in the kingdom of light.
17. Romans 5:2-3
And we boast in the Hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance,
18. Romans 5:4-5
Perseverance produces character, and character produces hope. And hope does not disappoint us because God has poured out His love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom He has given us.
19. 2 Corinthians 3:12
Therefore, since we have such a hope, we are very bold.
20. 1 John 3:17
If anyone has this world's good and see his brother in need but closes his eyes to the need--how can God's love reside in him?
21. 1 John 3:18
Little children, we must not love with word or speech, but with truth and action.
22. 1 Thessalonians 1:4
For we know, brothers (and sisters) loved by God, that He has chosen you.
23. Colossians 4:17
Pay attention to the ministry you have received in the Lord, so that you can accomplish it.
24. Isaiah 55:11
So shall My word be that goes out from My mouth; it shall not return to Me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.