January 2017 Passages
January 1, 2017
2017 New In Christ!
"Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!”
January 2, 2017
Not by chance, but His will we are alive today.
"I lie down and sleep; I wake again, because the Lord sustains me.”
January 3, 2017
Our human eyes can see , yet, more deeply our spirit sees through the eyes of God.
"Jesus said to him, “Receive your sight; your faith has healed you.” Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus, praising God. When all the people saw it, they also praised God.”
January 4, 2017
Eternal hope steadies us through issues now.
"who through faith are shielded by Godʼs power until the coming of the salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time. In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials.”
January 5, 2017
What is your hope?
"Oh, that I might have my request, that God would grant what I hope for,”
January 6, 2017
When God is for us, who can be against us?
"You will be secure, because there is hope; you will look about you and take your rest in safety. You will lie down, with no one to make you afraid, and many will court your favor.”
January 7, 2017
Faith deepens trusting Jesus's way in all our struggles.
"we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.”
January 8, 2017
The best plans for us are God's.
"For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
January 9, 2017
The assurance of God's protection is eternal. Dare to live life in full.
"The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.””
January 11, 2017
The best of what is known on earth is only a glimpse of what is to come.
"However, as it is written: “What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived” — the things God has prepared for those who love him—”
January 12, 2017
In Jesus we become fully who we are to be at the appointed time. He develops us through our experiences
"Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when Christ appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.”
January 13, 2017
Setting sights on the bigger picture; Eternal life our focus.
"He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.””
January 14, 2017
Lean on Him when you are not strong .
"He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”
January 15, 2017
He is ever present when we are awake and when we sleep;keeping us safe.
"The Lord will keep you from all harm— he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.”
January 16, 2017
Even in times of struggle, hold on to your faith - that God will see you through!
“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”
January 17, 2017
Belief in Jesus who is not seen by our eyes but is known in our hearts is our hope today and always.
"Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.”
January 18, 2017
Imagine arms outstretched to pull you close. This life is not meant to be done alone; comforting.
"Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”
January 19, 2017
We are not alone and unprotected;truly, we are safe.
"You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word.”
January 20, 2017
What is on your mind today? Nothing is too great for our God to handle.
"Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.”
January 21, 2017
Is it in His timing and planning trust is placed?
"I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.”
January 22, 2017
Each day with humble and contrite hearts we get to start over.
"Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,”
January 23, 2017
Doing something outside of our comfort zone finds peace in this verse.
"May your unfailing love be with us, Lord, even as we put our hope in you.”
January 24, 2017
We are trusted by God to use the gifts he gives us to do his will.
"I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me strength, that he considered me trustworthy, appointing me to his service.”
January 25, 2017
When life seems to unravel, it is good to know God is the glue that holds us together ;always.
"He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.”
January 26, 2017
Any frustration of people and situations can leave us empty and uncertain. Let this verse be personal to you.
"But as for me, I watch in hope for the LORD, I wait for God my Savior; my God will hear me.”
January 27, 2017
May we say, do, and think be a reflection of our Lords artistry.
"For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”
January 28, 2017
All that we have is from him. Let us say thank you!
"When you have eaten and are satisfied, praise the LORD your God for the good land he has given you.”
January 29, 2017
What drives you to be who you are?
"Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.”
January 30, 2017
Keep your eyes wide open to see who you can help
"For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.””
January 31, 2017
Lean on Him when you are not strong...
"He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.”