May 2017 Passages

May 1, 2017

Willingly desire to learn from those who have had experience. 

"In the same way, you who are younger, submit yourselves to your elders.””
1 Peter 5:5 NIV

May 2, 2017

To admit deeply within we are created for Gods purpose; allows us to care and serve one another from our hearts. 

"All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, “God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.””
1 Peter 5:5 NIV

May 3, 2017

Many will claim to know the way, but  there is only One who has our best interests.

"Show me your ways, LORD, teach me your paths. Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.”
Psalm 25:4-5 NIV

May 4, 2017

Our faith planted in Christ molds us to more than we will ever imagine.

“The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its branches.””
Matthew 13:31-32 NIV

May 5, 2017

To forgive is ongoing. In His image we give grace to each other as God gives to us.

"Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.”
Matthew 18:21-22 NIV 

May 6, 2017

There is comfort knowing that our moments and life's direction God has a plan. 

"You have made known to me the paths of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence.’”
Acts 2:28 NIV 

May 8, 2017

There is comfort knowing that our moments and life's direction God has a plan. 

"You have made known to me the paths of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence.’”
Acts 2:28 NIV 

May 9, 2017

Regardless of how others treat us, may we reflect His goodness and kindness as we wait for Him to come again.

"so Christ also, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time for salvation without reference to sin, to those who eagerly await Him.”
Hebrews 9:28 NASB 

May 10, 2017

As the early Christians, continually learning about the ways of Jesus in fellowship with each other will make us stronger.

"They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.”
Acts 2:42 NASB 

May 11, 2017

Through our weakness and suffering we are made whole by faith; blindly trusting Him through the obstacles.

"By faith in the name of Jesus, this man whom you see and know was made strong. It is Jesus’ name and the faith that comes through him that has completely healed him, as you can all see.”
Acts 3:16 NIV 

May 13, 2017

When we feel attacked, we can pray this with confidence.

"Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness. Stretch out your hand to heal and perform signs and wonders through the name of your holy servant Jesus.””
Acts 4:29-30 NIV

May 14, 2017

For those who have nurtured and guided us with a gentle spirit. May we be ever thankful for their part in our lives. Happy Mothers Day Debbie!

"Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I thank my God every time I remember you.”
Philippians 1:2-3 NIV

May 15, 2017

Giving of our time, talent, and sharing what we have been given is freely done when we know what we have is God's to give.

"All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had.”
Acts 4:32 NIV 

May 16, 2017

May our actions and words demonstrate discipleship bringing God's word to those who are in desperate need.

"So the word of God spread. The number of disciples in Jerusalem increased rapidly, and a large number of priests became obedient to the faith.”
Acts 6:7 NIV

May 17, 2017

We are instruments. Not of our own thought or power, but God through us, accomplishes His will.

"So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow.”
1 Corinthians 3:7 NIV

May 18, 2017

Because we believe we have peace . Because of Him we live.

"Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God.”
Romans 5:1-2 NIV

May 19, 2017

Benefits from God ,far out way any worldly fringe benefit. Gods are life sustaining. Happy Friday!

"Praise the LORD, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the LORD, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— who forgives all your sins and heals, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.”
Psalm 103:1-5 NIV 

May 20, 2017

In God's timing, through faith and by grace freedom for us will prevail.

"The LORD works righteousness and justice for all the oppressed.”
Psalm 103:6 NIV

May 21, 2017

No matter what we think, do, or say we are never separated from the Love of our God... He patiently waits for us to listen to Him and do as He commands.

"The LORD is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.”
Psalm 103:8 NIV

May 22, 2017

Extend grace to each other as God does to us.

"He will not always accuse, nor will he harbor his anger forever; he does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities.”
Psalm 103:9-10 NIV

May 23, 2017

May how we live be our prayer.

"I will sing to the LORD all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live. May my meditation be pleasing to him, as I rejoice in the LORD.”
Psalm 104:33-34 NIV

May 24, 2017

Wherever you are:school, work, home, sports; be ALL there. Give 100%.

"And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.”
Colossians 3:17 NIV 

May 25, 2017

It gives our day true purpose and richness knowing Jesus is our teacher, boss , coach, mentor...

"Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men,”
Colossians 3:23 NASB 

May 26, 2017

Distractions have a way of changing our focus from what God will have us to do.

"Guard, through the Holy Spirit who dwells in us, the treasure which has been entrusted to you.”
2 Timothy 1:14 NASB 

May 27, 2017

Enjoy this weekend keeping the love of God very close in all you do!

"Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.”
Proverbs 3:3 NIV

May 29, 2017

To keep asking Jesus draws us closer to hear Him. 

""Ask and keep on asking and it will be given to you; seek and keep on seeking and you will find; knock and keep on knocking and the door will be opened to you.”

May 30, 2017

Our desires are a journey. 

"May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed. May we shout for joy over your victory and lift up our banners in the name of our God. May the LORD grant all your requests.”
Psalm 20:4-5 NIV

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