#memoryverse: Esther 4:14 ~ you were created for such a time as this

  #memoryverse "And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?" Esther 4:14b (NIV) thoughts: I posted only the second part of this verse because these are the words that resonated and stuck with me the instant I read them. I didn't even try to memorize … Continue reading #memoryverse: Esther 4:14 ~ you were created for such a time as this

#memoryverse: John 3:27 ~ I have nothing unless it is given from Heaven

#memoryverse "John answered, “A person cannot receive even one thing unless it is given him from heaven. John 3:27 (ESV) thoughts: I have nothing unless it is given to me from Heaven. First and foremost, that means grace. John 6:44 tells me: "No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws … Continue reading #memoryverse: John 3:27 ~ I have nothing unless it is given from Heaven

#memoryverse: Colossians 3:23 ~ as working for the Lord, not for men

#memoryverse "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men" Colossians 3:23 (NIV) thoughts: The first word that jumps into my head when I read this verse is: competence. I'm not sure when I first figured out that - as someone who professes faith in Christ … Continue reading #memoryverse: Colossians 3:23 ~ as working for the Lord, not for men

#memoryverse Psalm 139:23-24 ~ search me, oh God.

#memoryverse "Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. Point out anything in me that offends you, and lead me along the path of everlasting life." Psalm 139:23-24 (NLT) One of my go-to questions when I meet with someone as a communication/life coach is: "How do you receive … Continue reading #memoryverse Psalm 139:23-24 ~ search me, oh God.

#memoryverse John 15:5 ~ WithOUT God. “nothing” is possible.

#memoryverse "I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing." John 15:5 (ESV) "With God, all things are possible." When I read, hear or say this, I usually emphasize the "all things are … Continue reading #memoryverse John 15:5 ~ WithOUT God. “nothing” is possible.

#memoryverse John 15:5 ~ I say “nothing” without you.

#memoryverse "I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing." John 15:5 (ESV) "When a worship leader reads the Bible you can tell." Carlos Whittaker is a worship leader, author and speaker. So … Continue reading #memoryverse John 15:5 ~ I say “nothing” without you.

#memoryverse John 15:5 ~ Lord, please remind me to remember.

#memoryverse "I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing." John 15:5 (ESV) Heavenly Father, please remind me to remember you, over and over and over again, because I forget You, over and … Continue reading #memoryverse John 15:5 ~ Lord, please remind me to remember.

#memoryverse 1 John 4:13 ~ “abiding” in Christ. part 1 of…howevermany.

#memoryverse "By this we know that we abide in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit." 1 John 4:13 (ESV) I used to think the word "abide" referred to that part of prayer where I was supposed to shut up and listen. Like God and I were taking turns … Continue reading #memoryverse 1 John 4:13 ~ “abiding” in Christ. part 1 of…howevermany.

#memoryverse Jeremiah 32:17 ~ NOTHING is too hard for God.

#memoryverse "Ah, Sovereign LORD, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you." Jeremiah 32:17 (NIV) Heavenly Father, please remind me again and again, that nothing is too hard for You. Please use anything and everything I see and experience to remind me … Continue reading #memoryverse Jeremiah 32:17 ~ NOTHING is too hard for God.

#memoryverse Jeremiah 32:17 ~ nothing (nobody) is too hard (headed) for God.

#memoryverse "Ah, Sovereign LORD, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you." Jeremiah 32:17 (NIV) I'm a fixer. When I see something that needs fixed I want to fix it, whether it be a crooked picture on the wall or a broken … Continue reading #memoryverse Jeremiah 32:17 ~ nothing (nobody) is too hard (headed) for God.