James

WEEKLY MEDITATION 17-23 APRIL 2017

As you begin this week we ask that you meditate on the following scriptures and how they apply to your life and your growing relationship with the Lord.

Father, we ask that you help us understand your word through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, and open our hearts and minds so that we may incorporate your word and will into our lives for your glory.

– Amen

“God’s word is alive and working and is sharper than a double-edged sword. It cuts all the way into us, where the soul and the spirit are joined, to the center of our joints and bones. And it judges the thoughts and feelings in our hearts” (Hebrews 4:12)

“The truly happy people are those who carefully study God’s perfect law that makes people free, and they continue to study it. They do not forget what they heard, but they obey what God’s teaching says. Those who do this will be made happy” (James 1:25)

“As newborn babies want milk, you should want the pure and simple teaching. By it, you can grow up and be saved because you have already examined and seen how good the Lord is” (1 Peter 2:2)

WEEKLY MEDITATION 13-19 MARCH 2017

As you begin this week we ask that you meditate on the following scriptures and how they apply to your life and your growing relationship with the Lord.

Father, we ask that you help us understand your word through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, and open our hearts and minds so that we may incorporate your word and will into our lives for your glory.

– Amen

“If there are poor among you, in one of the towns of the land the Lord your God is giving you, do not be selfish or greedy toward them. But give freely to them, and freely lend them whatever they need” (Deuteronomy 15:7-8)

“Religion that God the father accepts as pure and without fault is this: caring for orphans or widows who need help, and keeping yourself free from the world’s evil influence” (James 1:27)

“A brother or sister in Christ might need clothes or food. If you say to that person, “God be with you! I hope you stay warm and get plenty to eat” but  you do not give what that person needs, your words are worth nothing” (James 2:15-16)

WEEKLY MEDITATION 20- FEBRUARY 2017

As you begin this week we ask that you meditate on the following scriptures and how they apply to your life and your growing relationship with the Lord.

Father, we ask that you help us understand your word through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, and open our hearts and minds so that we may incorporate your word and will into our lives for your glory.

– Amen

Worship is the “thank you” that refuses to be silenced…..

“Whoever makes himself great will be made humble. Whoever makes himself humble will be made great” (Matthew 23:12)

“Always be humble, gentle, and patient, accepting each other in love. You are joined together with peace through the Spirit, so make every effort to continue together in this way” (Ephesians 4:1)

“Go is against the proud, bu he gives grace to the humble” (James 4:6)

WEEKLY MEDITATION 13-FEBRUARY 2017

As you begin this week we ask that you meditate on the following scriptures and how they apply to your life and your growing relationship with the Lord.

Father, we ask that you help us understand your word through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, and open our hearts and minds so that we may incorporate your word and will into our lives for your glory.

– Amen

Worship is the “thank you” that refuses to be silenced…..

“We must not become tired of doing good. We will receive our harvest of eternal life at the right time if we do not give up” (Galatians 6:9)

“My brothers and sisters, when you have many kinds of troubles, you should be full of joy, because you know that these troubles test your faith, and this will give you patience” (James 122-3)

“These people who keep their faith until the end will be saved” (Matthew 10:21)

WEEKLY MEDITATION 16-22 JANUARY 2017

As you begin this week we ask that you meditate on the following scriptures and how they apply to your life and your growing relationship with the Lord.

Father, we ask that you help us understand your word through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, and open our hearts and minds so that we may incorporate your word and will into our lives for your glory.

– Amen

Worship is the “thank you” that refuses to be silenced…..

“But if any of you needs wisdom, you should ask God for it. He is generous and enjoys giving to all people so he will give you wisdom” (James 1:5)

“But if we confess our sins, he will forgive our sins, because we can trust God to do what is right. He will cleanse us from all the wrongs we have done” (1 John 1:9)

“But in all these things we have full victory through God who showed his love for us” (Romans 8:37)

WEEKLY MEDITATION 12-18 SEPTEMBER 2016

As you begin this week we ask that you meditate on the following scriptures and how they apply to your life and your growing relationship with the Lord.

Father, we ask that you help us understand your word through guidance of the Holy Spirit, and open our hearts and minds so that we may incorporate your guidance and will into our lives for your glory.

– Amen

Worship is the “thank you” that refuses to be silenced…..

“Think only about the things in heaven, not the things on earth. Your old sinful self has died, and your new life is kept with Christ in God” (Colossians 3:2-3)

“You should know that loving the world is the same as hating God. Anyone who wants to be a friend of the world becomes God’s enemy” (James 4:4)

“Do not love the world or the things in the world. If you love the world, the love of the Father is not in you. These are the ways of the world: wanting to please our sinful selves, wanting the sinful things we see, and being too proud of what we have. None of these come from the Father, but all of them come from the world. The world and everything that people want in it are passing away, but the person who does what God wants lives forever.” (1 John 2:15-17)

WEEKLY MEDITATION 29 AUG -4 SEPT 2016

As you begin this week we ask that you meditate on the following scriptures and how they apply to your life and your growing relationship with the Lord.

Father, we ask that you help us understand your word through guidance of the Holy Spirit, and open our hearts and minds so that we may incorporate your guidance and will into our lives for your glory.

– Amen

Worship is the “thank you” that refuses to be silenced…..

“Humility and the fear of the Lord bring wealth and honor and life” (Proverbs 22:4)

“Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up” (James 4:10)

“The Lord sustains the humble but casts the wicked to the ground” (Psalm 147:6)

WEEKLY MEDITATION 8-14 AUG 2016

As you begin this week we ask that you meditate on the following scriptures and how they apply to your life and your growing relationship with the Lord.

Father, we ask that you help us understand your word through guidance of the Holy Spirit, and open our hearts and minds so that we may incorporate your guidance and will into our lives for your glory.

– Amen

Worship is the “thank you” that refuses to be silenced…..

“When a believing person prays, great things happen” (James 5:16)

“With God’s power working in us, God can do much, much more than anything we can ask or imagine “ (Ephesians 3:20)

“I tell you to believe that you have receiver the things you ask for in prayer, and God will give them to you.” (Mark 11:24)

Don’t reduce these powerful passages to the simple earthly requests of new cars, paychecks and earthly wealth. Don’t limit the promise to selfish perks and favors. The fruit that God assures is far greater than promotions and proposals. His dreams are far greater than anything you can imagine. He wants you to be free of sin, fear, death, pain and much more. These are the prayers he will answer

WEEKLY MEDITATION 28 SEPTEMBER – 4 OCTOBER 2015

As you begin this week we ask that you meditate on the following scriptures and how they apply to your life and your growing relationship with the Lord.

Father, we ask that you help us understand your word through guidance of the Holy Spirit, and open our hearts and minds so that we may incorporate your guidance and will into our lives for your glory.

– Amen

Worship is the “thank you” that refuses to be silenced…..

“God’s word is alive and working and is sharper than a double edged sword. It cuts all the way into us, where the soul and the spirit are joined, to the center of our joint and bones. And it judges the thoughts and feelings in our hearts” (Hebrews 4:12)

The truly happy people are those who carefully study God’s perfect law that makes people free, and they continue to study it. They do not forget what they heard but they obey what God’s teaching says. Those who do this will be made happy” (James 1:25)

“As newborn babies want milk, you should want the pure and simple teaching. By it you can mature in your salvation, because you have already examined and seen how good the Lord is” (1 Peter 2:2-3)

WEEKLY MEDITATION 21-27 SEPTEMBER 2015

As you begin this week we ask that you meditate on the following scriptures and how they apply to your life and your growing relationship with the Lord.

Father, we ask that you help us understand your word through guidance of the Holy Spirit, and open our hearts and minds so that we may incorporate your guidance and will into our lives for your glory.

– Amen

Worship is the “thank you” that refuses to be silenced…..

“I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about something and pray for it, it will be done for you by me Father, in heaven. This is true because if two or three people come together in my name, I am there with them” (Matthew 18:19-20)

“Do good to those who hate you, bless those who cures you, pray for those who are cruel to you” (Luke 6:27-28)

“Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so God can heal you. When a believing person prays, great things happen” (James 5:16)