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Sharing God’s Word – February 2014


These Scriptures touched my heart during February. I shared them with family, friends and, now you. Take time from your busy life to open your Bible or Bible app. Be random, be purposeful - just be filled with God’s word. Learn to go straight to His word. The more you open the Good Book and ask the Lord for understanding, the more it will miraculously open up for you. My personal notes follow each Scripture.

1 Chronicles 29:11 NCV - The glory of God
Lord, you are great and powerful.
You have glory, victory, and honor.
Everything in heaven and on earth belongs to you.
The kingdom belongs to you, Lord;
you are the ruler over everything.

2 Corinthians 5:17 TLB - We become all new
When someone becomes a Christian, 
he becomes a brand new person inside. 
He is not the same anymore.
A new life has begun!

2 Corinthians 5:18 Voice – We are to bring others back
All of this is a gift from our Creator God, 
who has pursued us and brought us into 
a restored and healthy relationship with 
Him through the Anointed. 
And He has given us the same mission, 
the ministry of reconciliation, 
to bring others back to Him.

Psalm 119:5 – That I would be faithful
Oh, that every part of my life 
would remain in line with 
what You require!

Romans 8:37 – Oh His love
But no matter what comes, 
we will always taste victory 
through Him who loved us.

Psalm 33:9 – He rules
He spoke, and it happened. 
He commanded, and it appeared. 

Psalm 147:3 – He knows our hearts
He binds their wounds, 
heals the sorrows of their hearts. 

Romans 5 – To know You, Father 
2 Jesus leads us into a place of radical grace 
where we are able to celebrate
 the hope of experiencing God’s glory. 
3 And that’s not all. 
We also celebrate in seasons of suffering 
because we know that when we suffer
 we develop endurance, which shapes our characters. 
4 When our characters are refined, 
we learn what it means to 
hope and anticipate God’s goodness.

1 Corinthians 6:17 – Oh to know You
But when you are joined with the Lord, 
you become one spirit with Him. 

Isaiah 58:11 – You are my life
The Eternal One will never leave you; 
He will lead you in the way 
that you should go. 
When you feel dried up and worthless, 
God will nourish you and give you strength. 
And you will grow like a garden
 lovingly tended; 
you will be like a spring 
whose water never runs out. 

Psalm 63:6 – Thoughts of You
Often at night I lie in bed and remember You, 
meditating on Your greatness till morning 
smiles through my window.

Isaiah 26 – Focus on You
3 You will keep the peace, a perfect peace, 
for all who trust in You, for those 
who dedicate their hearts and minds to You. 
4 So trust in the Eternal One forever, 
for He is like a great Rock—strong, 
stable, trustworthy, and lasting. 

Psalm 8:1 – You are King
O Lord our God, 
the majesty and glory of your name 
fills all the earth and overflows the heavens.

1 John 2:17 – The glory of forever
And this world is fading away, and these evil, 
forbidden things will go with it, 
but whoever keeps doing the will of God will live forever. 
John 1 – Faith without sight
17 The law was given through Moses, 
but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. 
18 No one has ever seen God. 
But God the only Son is very close to the Father, 
and he has shown us what God is like.

Psalm 136:26 – Your love revives me
Let your heart overflow 
with praise to the True God of heaven, 
for His faithful love lasts forever.

Psalm 117 – Your love is all I need
1 Praise the Lord, all nations everywhere. 
Praise him, all the peoples of the earth. 
2 For he loves us very dearly, 
and his truth endures. 
Praise the Lord.
Colossians 4:2 – Keep thankfulness in mind
Pray, and keep praying. 
Be alert and thankful when you pray. 

2 Samuel 7 – The amazing things You do
20 “What more can I say to you, Lord God, 
since you know me, your servant, so well! 
21 You have done this great thing because 
you said you would and 
because you wanted to, 
and you have let me know about it.
22 How great you are, Lord God! 
We have never heard of any other God like you. 
And there is no other God. 

Romans 1:12 – Sharing increases our faith
I mean that I want us to help each other
 with the faith we have. 
Your faith will help me, and my faith will help you.

Psalm 119:37 – Help me in my weakness
Keep my eyes from gazing upon worthless things, 
and give me true life according to Your plans.

1 Thessalonians 4:11 – Wisdom in action
Stay calm; mind your own business; 
do your own job. You've heard all this from 
us before, but a reminder never hurts.

James 1 KJV – Stop the bad, remember God
21 Wherefore lay apart 
all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, 
and receive with meekness the engrafted word, 
which is able to save your souls. 
22 But be ye doers of the word, 
and not hearers only, 
deceiving your own selves.

Matthew 9:13 (NIRV) – Don’t show off
Go and learn what this means,
 ‘I want mercy and not sacrifice.’ (Hosea 6:6)
 I have not come to get those 
who think they are right with God 
to follow me. 
I have come to get sinners to follow me.”

Psalm 27:14 (NIRV) – Be patient
Wait for the Lord.
Be strong and don’t lose hope.
Wait for the Lord.

Psalm 68:19 – I honor You
Praise the Lord, God our Savior,
who helps us every day. 
Selah 

Psalm 55:22 – You know my heart
Give your burdens to the Lord. 
He will carry them. 
He will not permit the godly to slip or fall.

Romans 2:4 (NCV) – I remember Your kindness
He has been very kind and patient, 
waiting for you to change, 
but you think nothing of his kindness. 
Perhaps you do not understand
 that God is kind to you 
so you will change your hearts and lives.

Psalm 118:14 – I will never forget your saving grace
He is my strength, and He is the reason I sing; 
He has been there to save me in every situation. 

1 Corinthians 13:7 – Love always
Love puts up with anything and everything
 that comes along; it trusts, hopes, and endures no matter what. 

1 Peter 2:17 MSG – It’s not about me
Treat everyone you meet with dignity. 

Isaiah 46:4 – My retirement security
And when you are old, 
I will still be there, carrying you. 
When your limbs grow tired, 
your eyes are weak,
 And your hair a silvery gray, 
I will carry you as I always have.
 I will carry you and save you. 

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