Mark 8:35 Whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it. Immediately we think of death and although it's a possibility I think there's much more to this verse that takes place before something to the extent of death would even happen. If we were to read this verse as follows "Whosoever shall lose his … [Read more...] about Word up — even the cool people
Hebrews 11:6 He is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him When we become believers there's a few things that happen. We admit we are sinners, we ask Jesus into our hearts and we turn from our previously sinful life thru the help of the holy spirit which is Christ in us. In this package deal we are to put our trust in the Lord going … [Read more...] about Word up — watch how he rewards you.
Psalm 145:18 The Lord is near to all who call upon him, to all who call on him in truth He is near to all that call upon him. This refers to a routine, a relationship, a constant action of seeking his direction. Living in his truth is what keeps us near. Truthfully, "HE" is always near, it is ourselves that create distance from him. So … [Read more...] about a constant action of seeking his direction
John 14:2 In my father's house are many mansions...I go to prepare a place for you. Hmmm? God created the universe in a week. Now think a minute here. Based on the bible this statement by Jesus our creator God in the flesh was made about 2,000 years ago. So after doing the math, the question is "How sicccccck! are these cribs going to be and … [Read more...] about I go to prepare a place for you
Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. The bible...we must do this, we must do that, don't do this and don't do that. Sometimes it sounds like another job to add to our regular job right. And then there's this verse that says I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me basically given me the power to … [Read more...] about where God is saying wait…not yet
James 4:3 You ask and do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it on your pleasures. In my prayer life, I sometimes find myself separating my ways from what I'm asking God to do in a situation. Meaning, God I got this part of my life, just help me with the rest or the problem at hand. Those things I think I got, … [Read more...] about just help me with the rest or the problem at hand
Matthew 5:8 Blessed are the pure in heart; for they shall see God The story of King David comes to mind here. Brief summary... a man named Jesse had like 7 sons all which had outward qualities that were clear to see. They were called together to be named the next king of Israel. Samuel was to anoint one of these sons to be the next king. He … [Read more...] about bring his goofy butt over here, let’s do this!
Zechariah 8:13 Just as you, Judah and Israel, have been a curse among the nations, so I will save you, and you will be a blessing... Alot of pastors or teachers say it doesn't matter what you've done in your life , you can still come to Jesus and rightfully so...they should. But, it does matter what you have done in your life as well. Stay with … [Read more...] about live it out, people are watchin!!
Isaiah 45:2 I will go before thee, and make the crooked places straight. It's our human nature to wheel and deal, scheme, or even lie to make a little extra. It's our human nature to sway people into believing we are someone we are not, or falling into gossiping & rumors. It's our human nature that leads us into sinful situations...crooked … [Read more...] about the crooked places straight.
What's up group. God willing I'm going to try and shoot y'all a verse everyday and "maybe" share a little on some of them that might be harder to understand. Today's verse... "I will dwell in the midst of thee, saith the Lord" Zechariah 2:10 Back in the days this was written people came to the high priest to take matters up with God. So if … [Read more...] about Dang, you’re going to need a coouple sheep for that one