To be yourself in a World that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Behold, children are a gift of the Lord.
Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.
"Do everything without complaining or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, children of God without fault in a crooked and depraved generation, in which you shine like stars int he universe as you hold out the word of life- in order that i may boast on the day of Christ that i did not run or labor for nothing."
Every good and perfect gift comes from above.
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son...so that whoever believes in Him, will never die but have an eternal life." -John 3:16
"For i know the plans i have for you," says the Lord.
"they are plans for good and not disaster, to give you a future and a hope."
"He hath made everything BEAUTIFUL in His time." Ecclesiastes 3:11
. . . for whoever exalts himself will be humbled,
and the one who humbles himself will be exalted.
...your thoughts...should be wholly directed to all that is true, all that deserves respect, all that is honest, pure, admirable, decent, virtuous, or worthy of praise. Live according to what you have learned and accept what you have heard me say and seen me do. Then will the God of peace be with you.
A good conscience makes a soft pillow.
A joyful heart makes a cheerful face.
ALL THAT IS "RIGHT" BECOMES REAL...
WHEN ALL THAT IS "REAL" BECOMES RIGHT!
All things are possible with Christ!!!!
And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily.
Behold, children are a gift of the Lord.
Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the path of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful; But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and His law he mediates day and night. He shall be like a tree planted by rivers of water that bring forth its fruit in its season, whose leaf also shall not wither and whatever he does shall prosper. Psalm 1:1-3
But those who came before us will teach you. They will teach you from the wisdom of former generations.
But you, man of god, pursue
righteousness, devotion, faith, love,
patience, and gentleness.
Carry each others burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.
Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Philippians 4:6
Finally, brothers, 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.
For as he thinks in his heart, so is he.
For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11:
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given.
For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Luke 12:34 NIV
Where your pleasure is, there is your treasure; where your treasure, there your heart; where your heart, there your happiness. St. Augustine
Glory to God in the highest, and on Earth peace, good will toward men.
God did not give you a spirit of fear, but a spirit of power, love, and self-control.
Honor thy father and mother; that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord they God gives thee.
I have competed well; I have finished the race;
I have kept the faith.
I LIFT UP MY EYES TO THE HILLS FROM WHERE COMEITH MY STRENGTH...
If they obey and serve Him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.
Its only a foolish man that doesn't plan for death. And more foolish if he fails to plan for the after life.
John is his name . . .
What, then, will this child be?
For surely the hand of the
Lord was with him.
the child grew and became strong
in spirit . . .
Like a lily among the thorns; so is my darling among the maidens.
Lo, children are a heritage of the Lord: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.
Love believes all things,hopes all things, endures all things.
Men are, that they might have joy!
My dear brothers, take not of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.
Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.
The Lord is my strength
This is the day the Lord hath made, let us rejoice and be glad in it.
This too shall pass.
When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure
Where sin is..., grace is there even more.
You do well to believe in God. Satan also believes...and trembles.
You shall love the Lord, your God,
with all your heart,
with all your being,
with all your strength,
and with all your mind,
and your neighbor as yourself.
“Two are better off than one, because together they can work more
effectively. If one of them falls down, the other can help him up….
Two people can resist an attack that would defeat one person alone. A
rope made of three cords is hard to break.”