Friday, November 30, 2012

Great peace have those who love Your law;
          can make them stumble.

                                Psalm 119.165

(God's Word makes all the difference.
       He changes you through it.)

Thursday, November 29, 2012

There is in your kingdom
a man in whom
     is the Spirit of the holy God.

                           Daniel 5.11

(by what are we known?)
There is in your kingdom
a man in whom
     is the Spirit of the holy God.

                           Daniel 5.11

(by what are we known?)

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Make every effort
to supplement your faith with virtue,
and virtue with knowledge,
and knowledge with self control,
and self control with steadfastness,
and steadfastness with godliness,
and godliness with brotherly affection,
and brotherly affection with love.
For if these things are your and abound,
     they keep you
     from being ineffective or unfruitful
in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

                          2 Peter 1. 5-8

(step by step, day by day,
    intentional actions)

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

...but you are able,
     for the Spirit of the holy God
                   is in you.

                          Daniel 4.18

(The difference God makes
  should be THAT obvious)

Monday, November 26, 2012 order that
             in everything
God may be glorified
  through Jesus Christ.

                      1 Peter 4.11

(Yes, even in THAT,
 sensitive to His purposes,
 aware of my actions)

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Iron sharpens iron,
     as one man sharpens another.

                          Proverbs 27.17

(Seek out nurturing relationships,
including those who model faithfulness)

Saturday, November 24, 2012

I will meditate on Your precepts
   and fix my eyes on Your ways.

                            Psalm 119.15

(He will change your life) .

Friday, November 23, 2012

The prayer of the righteous
         has great power in its effects.

                             James 5.16

(We have no idea how much)

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

O give thanks to the LORD,
        for He is good;
His steadfast love endures for ever.

                      Psalm 118.1

(In all ways, in all things)
Son of man, look with your eyes,
and hear with your ears,
and set your mind
      upon all that I shall show you,
for you were brought here
      in order that I might show it to you...

                             Ezekiel 40.4

(God's strategic placement and purposes,
        even that which we cannot see)

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

This is the day
    which the LORD has made,
let us rejoice
    and be glad in it.

                Psalm 118.24

(Every day in God's eyes
is chosen and precious.)

Monday, November 19, 2012

Out of my distress
      I called on the LORD,
and the LORD answered me
                  and set me free.

                           Psalm 118.5

(Even still in the midst of a situation,
    God changes everything
    by changing our hearts)

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Do not neglect to show hospitality
for thereby some have entertained
          angels unawares.

                              Hebrews 13.2

(You never know how God will use
          even the simplest acts of kindness)

Thursday, November 15, 2012

From the rising of the sun to its setting
the name of the LORD
        is to be praised.

                    Psalm 113.3

(Praising Him will change your day
   and impact everyone around you)

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Then they will know 
    that I am the LORD.

                   Ezekiel 30.26

(What does it take
    for me to acknowledge Him?)

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Rule in the midst of your foes.

                      Psalm 110.2

(Rise above the turmoil,
    marked and known by grace)

Monday, November 12, 2012

So you will be a sign to them,
and they will know
that I am the LORD.

                      Ezekiel 24.27

(People are always watching
     how you live, how you love,
   to know if God is real.)

Sunday, November 11, 2012

For He shatters the doors of bronze,
and cuts in two the bars of iron.

                            Psalm 107.16

(There is immense freedom
        in trusting Him,
shattering those things that
      keep us captive).

Saturday, November 10, 2012

With God we shall do valiantly;
it is He who will tread down our foes.

                             Psalm 108.13

(Don't go it alone.
Trust God all the way through.)

Friday, November 9, 2012

O give thanks to the LORD,
       for He is good,
for His steadfast love 
           endures for ever.

                 Psalm 107.1

(Thanking God is an outward expression
      of an inward reality of trusting Him,
   even when we cannot comprehend it)

Thursday, November 8, 2012

He who calls you is faithful,
and He will do it.

                       1Thessalonians 5.24

(He will bring you through it,
beyond what we can do,
beyond what we can even comprehend)
He who calls you is faithful,
and He will do it.

                       1Thessalonians 5.24

(He will bring you through it,
beyond what we can do,
beyond what we can even comprehend)

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

...and make the dry tree flourish.

                        Ezekiel 17.24

(God's transforming power makes
     that evident a difference in your life)

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Yet He saved them for His name's sake,
that He might make known His power.
He rebuked the Red Sea,
         and it became dry,
and He led them through the deep
   as through a desert.
                             Psalm 106.8-9

(He can lead you through 
         in ways that only He is able.
    Keep your eyes on Him.)

Monday, November 5, 2012

He opened the rock and water gushed forth;
it flowed through the desert like a river.

                                      Psalm 105.41

(That which would be impossible
            without God)

Sunday, November 4, 2012

...He sent a man ahead of them, Joseph, who was sold as a slave. Psalm 105.17 (Divine placement for God's greater purposes)

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Seek the LORD and His strength, seek His presence continually! Psalm 105.4 (It will transform your life. It will change everything. Don't even try to go it alone.)

Friday, November 2, 2012

Bless the LORD, all His works, in all places of His dominion. Psalm 103.22 (Wherever He places you today, claim it for Him, bless Him there)

Thursday, November 1, 2012

...and you shall say to them, "Thus says the LORD." And whether they hear or refuse to hear (for they are a rebellious house) they will know that there has been a prophet among them. Ezekiel 2. 4-5 (Our responsibility is to be faithful. The results are in the hands of God. You may be very surprised at who is listening.)