1 Kings 3:9 Please make me wise and teach me the difference between right and wrong. Then I will know how to rule your people. If you don't, there is no way I could rule this great nation of yours. Quick background: Verse written by King Solomon son of King David. The verses that led to this is God asking Solomon what may I grant you with for … [Read more...] about Word Up — Wow! we have been given the same offer as a king
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Psalms 119:165 Great peace have they which love the law. In my flesh, I don't like being corrected, I don't like not being able to watch gruesome, horror, violence filled, lusty scene movies with profanity, I don't like having to wake up fairly early to go to church, I don't like holding my tongue when I'm upset especially on the basketball … [Read more...] about Word Up — I like to call it “getting stretched”
Jeremiah 31:29 ...The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's mouths pucker at the taste. Don't play the blame game. Just because you had bad parents, grew up in a bad neighborhood, battling with siblings, bullied, lied to, made fun of, abused whatever the case we shouldn't have to pucker over someone else's sour grapes (issues). God … [Read more...] about Word Up — Start living the ripe life Jesus died for you to live.
1 Corinthians 3:21 So then, no more boasting about human leaders! All things are yours, whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life or death or the present. First of all Paul who wrote this verse inspired by God and Apollos represent the Christian church in such that we have direct contact to the father thru Jesus, back then called … [Read more...] about Word Up — “Where’s that donkey, I need some guidance right now!”
1 Peter 5:7 Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. I'm usually pretty cool under pressure and often give advise to others not to worry, God knows your needs, call on him. Today has become a day that I'm having trouble taking my own advise. But, the amazing thing about God's word is that it's alive and has power, power to change a … [Read more...] about Word Up — Alright, back to work with a new attitude
Sorry ya'll, I was stuck at the DMV. Happy Monday...let's keep it going amen... John 5:24 Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life. Being a professional sinner myself at one time and still wanting the perks of Heaven I've always … [Read more...] about Word Up — Being a professional sinner myself at one time
Proverbs 11:30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and the one who is wise saves lives. Great verse to take heed to. The fruit is what we contribute in this world. There is fruit that can have it's rewards but they are temporary for example, you can teach your kids to have manners, respect their elders, get a good education which are … [Read more...] about Word Up — Able to produce righteous fruit
Matthew 26:58 But Peter followed him at a distance right up to the courtyard of the high priest. He entered and sat down with the guards to see the outcome. For those who don't know, this verse speaks of what Peter did when Jesus was captured and being led to the high priest basically to begin the process of being crucified. So...What happens … [Read more...] about Word Up — Finding warmth from the enemies fire
Psalms 84:10 Better is one day in your courts than thousands elsewhere. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of the wicked. Sometimes there are things in my life I wish I can still do but than I play them thru in my mind and know instantly the destruction they bring. Rather it's subtle or extreme God has … [Read more...] about Word Up — There is a misconception that a Godly life is a boring life
Psalms 23:2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters So...lay down in green pastures?? that sounds pretty relaxing to me. I think to truly hear from God and feel his presence, we have to find a way to get away for a minute to hear him. Jesus went to a garden to pray. I do it in bed or in my car. God knows we are … [Read more...] about Word Up — For every horizontal problem, there’s a vertical answer.