You are worth more… Matthew 10.29 – 31

You are worth more… Matthew 10.29 – 31

Matthew 10:29–31 (NIV) Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care. And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows. What can sparrows...
It was good for me to be afflicted. Psalm 119:71

It was good for me to be afflicted. Psalm 119:71

Psalm 119:71 (NIV) It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees. What has been the easiest season in your life—that period where it was closest to, “Summertime, and the livin’ is easy.” What has been the most difficult season of life? It may...
Love your neighbor as yourself. Mark 12.31

Love your neighbor as yourself. Mark 12.31

Mark 12:31 (NIV) The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.” Love your neighbor. Sounds nice. Is it easy or hard? Who is my neighbor? What would the world be like if everyone followed this one command? Try really...
Love the Lord your God. Mark 12.30

Love the Lord your God. Mark 12.30

Mark 12:30 (NIV) Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. Just for fun: what is one thing you just love? What exactly does it mean to love? Is it an emotion? Something you do? An act of the...
Do Not Fear. Isaiah 41.10

Do Not Fear. Isaiah 41.10

Isaiah 41:10 (NIV) So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. What has tempted you to be afraid? How common is this command to fear not? (Google it.)...
I can do all this.  Philippians 4.13

I can do all this. Philippians 4.13

Philippians 4:13 (NIV) I can do all this through him who gives me strength. Look at the context of this verse. What does “all this” refer to? In context, Paul is talking about contentment. This verse could be paraphrased, “I can live contentedly through Christ who...