The apostle Paul writes that the key to a peaceful nation is prayer for it’s leaders. I Timothy 2:1-2 [The apostle Paul wrote] I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and
The apostle John writes of Christ’s final lesson to the disciples before His death. John 13:34 [Jesus said] “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.” (NASB) It’s the last supper with Jesus and the disciples . . .
The apostle Paul describes how to live like a Christ-follower. I Thessalonians 5:16-18 Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. (NASB) First of all the apostle says “Happiness is a choice”! No one feels happy all the time — so you must choose
The Old Testament prophet Jeremiah says when facing hardship — pray. Jeremiah 33:3 Call to Me and I will answer you, and I will tell you great and mighty things, which you do not know. (NASB) Sometimes God has to put you and me in impossible situations, so He has the opportunity to show us His greatness.
The apostle Paul provides a primer on dealing with worry. Philippians 4:6-7 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. (NASB) There is an
The apostle Paul describes positive qualities that should characterize a life that pleases God. Ephesians 4:32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ, God forgave you. (NIV) Often as Christ-followers we’ve got the “don’t” part of Christianity down! If Christ has commanded not to do something, we don’t