January 2010

Search the Words of the Bible for in them you will find gems and nuggets
to live by.
“In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.”
Colossians 2:3

1.  Tailor made armour won’t do us any good if we don’t put it on.
Ephesians 6:11
- Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand
against the wiles of the devil.

2.  Confession of sin is the soil in which forgiveness flourishes.
1 John 1:9
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us ours sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 

3.  It doesn’t matter how fast you are moving as long as you are moving in the right direction.
Philippians 3:13
- Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one
thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those
things which are before,
Philippians 3:14 - I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in
Christ Jesus.

4.  The best thermometer of your spiritual temperature is the intensity of your prayer. – Spurgeon
Job 7:11
- Therefore I will not refrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul. 

5.  Resolutions are easier to keep when we rely on God.
II Corinthians 5:17
- Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things
are passed away; behold, all things are become new. 

6.  It takes true strength to refuse to retaliate.
Matthew 5:39
- But I say unto you, that ye resist not evil: but whosever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.

7.    Everyone who exalts himself will be humbled.
Luke 18:14b 
… for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

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