Archives for the month of: January, 2016
Life metaphor:
 
“Pure gold put in the fire comes out of it proved pure; genuine faith put through this suffering comes out proved genuine.”
 
1 Peter 1:7 MSG
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Do politics trouble you?

“God is keeping careful watch over us and the future.”

1 Peter 1:5 MSG

Never give up on someone.

“if you know people who have wandered off from God’s truth, don’t write them off. Go after them.”

James 5:19 MSG

Escalating the power of prayer.

“The prayer of a person living right with God is something powerful to be reckoned with.”

James 5:16 MSG

A couple answers to a couple emotions.

“Are you hurting? Pray. Do you feel great? Sing.”

James 5:13 MSG

Well, so much for politics.

“Just say yes or no. Just say what is true. That way, your language can’t be used against you.”

James 5:12 MSG

Elevating speaking patterns.

“And since you know that He [God] cares, let your language show it.”

James 5:12 MSG

Always worrying about the details?

“..God cares, cares right down to the last detail.”

James 5:11 MSG

Step #1 for Learning Kindness:

“Friends, don’t complain about each other. A far greater complaint could be lodged against you, you know.”

James 5:9 MSG

Hmm.

“As it is, you are full of your grandiose selves. All such vaunting self-importance is evil.”

James 4:16 MSG