#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

my life verse?

I literally laughed out loud when I read this. How have I never seen it before? 24 At this point Festus interrupted Paul’s defense. “You are out of your mind, Paul!” he shouted. “Your great learning is driving you insane.” of course, the pragmatic in me compels me to follow up with the next verse... 25 … Continue reading my life verse?

grace is FREE.

"If you confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved." Romans 10:9 "God does not ask us to work to achieve salvation. All he asks us to do is believe. There is not one verse in the Bible that says … Continue reading grace is FREE.

word-filled Wednesday: Philippians 4:8

“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” Philippians 4:8 (NIV) (CLICK HERE to read a short devotion/prayer that goes with this verse and photo) (Christian brain image from wallpaper4god.com) Join in Word-Filled … Continue reading word-filled Wednesday: Philippians 4:8

Word-Filled Wednesday: Psalms 42:5

"Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God." Psalms 42:4-5 (CLICK HERE to read a short devotion/prayer that goes with this verse and photo) Join in Word-Filled Wednesdays hosted by Amydeanne over at The 160 Acre … Continue reading Word-Filled Wednesday: Psalms 42:5

Word-Filled Wednesday: John 15:1-8

"I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful. You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you. Remain in me, … Continue reading Word-Filled Wednesday: John 15:1-8