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.”
1. If you are ever tempted to feel large or small based
on comparisons with others, shift your focus to Christ and boast in Him.
Psalm 34:2-3 My
soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof and be
glad. O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together.
the "wages of sin is death", we are all condemned to hell apart from the
forgiveness of the Lord Jesus Christ.
1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, He is
faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all
3. In times of trouble, trust in the
promise of God - He will keep every promise He has ever made.
II Corinthians 1:20 For all the promises of God
in Him are yea, and in Him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.
grace is greater than all our sin, shame, discouragement, or fear.
Romans 5:20b But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound.
5. Repentance and forgiveness are
the glue that can repair a broken relationship.
Ephesians 4:31-32 Let all bitterness, and wrath,
and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all
malice: And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another,
even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.
6. Always remember that wherever God
sends us, He comes alongside us.
Exodus 4:12 Now therefore go, and I will be with
thy mouth and teach thee what thou salt say.
7. Plan as though you'll be living
for a century; live as though you'll be leaving today.
James 4:14 Whereas ye know not what shall be on
the morrow, For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that appeareth for a
little time, and then vanisheth away.
Psalm 31:15a My times are in thy hand.