Genesis 1: In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth Sometimes we just need to step back and realize this. In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Whatever you're going thru sometimes it's as simple as realizing how much bigger our God is than the any issue you face. The … [Read more...] about Word up — reboot your walk with this realization
Revelation 22:12 Look, I am coming soon! My reward is with me, and I will give to each person according to what they have done. If this isn’t an indication of works, I don’t know what is. Jesus also said we are to store up treasures in Heaven that where your treasure is there ye heart will be also. If we know this reward or treasure is … [Read more...] about Word up — go treasure hunting weekend!
2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come! The first three words in the definition of new is “Not existing before” If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. If we fully understand this verse the sins that once ruled over us can fully be conquered thru this truth. … [Read more...] about Word up — that new creation in Christ is where you’ll experience the blessings and purpose you were born to discover.
Romans 12:2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is... his good, pleasing and perfect will. Transformed means: Make a thorough or dramatic change in the form, appearance, or character. A dramatic change, what keeps us from a … [Read more...] about Word up — Be transformed, be renewed and be perfect!
Matthew 7:21 Not everyone who says to me Lord, Lord, will enter the kingdom of Heaven, but the ones who do the will of my father who is in Heaven. There's a couple sayings that come to mind when I read this verse. One goes "Only one life that will soon come to pass, only what's done for Christ will last" and another one goes "God loves us just … [Read more...] about Word up — it only began
Acts 1:8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. You ever wonder why Jesus didn't just stay with us on earth. Why did he go at such an early age of 33. Something I used to think about because we have pastors that are of … [Read more...] about Word up — we all want to be a part of something big
James 2:17 Thus also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead Works and grace are kind of tricky but are tied together. The bible says it is by grace you have been saved, through faith. We can't earn our way to Heaven, this is true and a relief because if it were so, I'd fail miserably because the bible says we all fall short of the … [Read more...] about Word up — A Spiritual zombie
Acts 7:56-58 Look, he said, I see heaven open and the son of man standing at the right hand of God. At this they covered their ears and, yelling at the top of their voices, they all rushed at him, dragged him out of the city and began to stone him. This verse is about a young believer named Steven. He had just told the members of the holy … [Read more...] about Word up — Let’s not give God the leftovers
Romans 5:8 But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were sinners, Christ died for us The longer I've been a believer, the more I look at some people and think this or that person can't be saved. That thought only adds to the fear I already have of reaching out to the lost. First I think, what would I say to this or that person … [Read more...] about Word up — not while we were at church
Psalms 4:4 ...when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent. I'm going to keep it short and simple. Your bed, the last chance to repent each night before about a 10 hour window where Christ could come without you knowing. Our minds alone can do a great deal of damage in a day let alone sins we actually carry out physically. I … [Read more...] about Word up — search your hearts and be silent