A Samaritan came near him…and was moved with pity. He went to him and bandaged his wounds..and took care of him. Luke 33-34 On the dangerous roads in this world, God is with us as we offer generosity to strangers.
Consider the birds of the air…. Matthew 6:26
Don’t be afraid, little flock, because your Father delights in giving you the kingdom. Luke 12:32 CEB
But to all who received him, who believed in his name, he gave power to become children of God. John 1:12 In Christ, the light of God bursts through all barriers.
He rewards those who earnestly seek Him. Hebrews 11:6 I praise God for the wondrous reminders of His generous love for me.
So faith by itself, if it has no works, is dead. James 2:17
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28
Last year ended in loss and deep lament for me. But through His endless love and generosity, God has replaced it all with blessings. This peaceful riverside reminds me everyday.
“The devil set Him on the pinnacle of the temple, and said, “If You are the Son of God, throw yourself down.” Jesus said to him, “You shall not tempt the LORD your God.” Matthew 4:5-7 The new roof of the climbing tower at Camp Rockfish, which, like the wilderness, is a place to encounter God.
I turned to the Lord God and pleaded with God in prayer and petition, in fasting, and in sackcloth and ashes. I prayed to the Lord God and confessed: we have sinned and done wrong. We have been wicked and have rebelled. Daniel 9: 3-5
Be imitators of God as God’s beloved children. Ephesians 5:1 In this Lenten season, may we be generous in sharing the light of Christ with all of God’s children.
Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. II Corinthians 4:16, NIV Beauty In Unexpected Places
God even knows how many hairs are on your head. Matthew 10:30 (ICB)
So I say to you, Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you. Luke 11: 9
Christ beside me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ within me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me. Saint Patrick
Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. Genesis 1:2 Thanks be to God, whose Spirit hovers!
From sunrise to sunset, let the Lord’s name be praised! Psalm 113:3 CEB
May we all bow down and worship our God!
For nothing will be impossible with God. Luke 1:37
… in Me you may have peace. … I have overcome the world. John 16:33 (New American Standard)
God leads me beside restful waters, and restores my soul. Psalm 23:2-3
Love one another. John 13:34 Four years ago, a dying baby was laid in my arms. God said, “Pray.” Since then, Maciel has had heart surgery. This was our February visit.
And when they climbed into the boat, the wind died down. Then those who were in the boat worshiped him, saying, “Truly you are the Son of God.” Matthew 14:32-33
Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth. Psalms 46:10
In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to God who is in heaven. Matthew 5:16
Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me. Don’t stop them, because the kingdom of heaven belongs to people who are like these children.” Matthew 19:14
As the scripture has said, “Out of the believer’s heart shall flow rivers of living water.” John 7:38 Come, thou Fount of every blessing. (UMH 400)
As the deer longs for the flowing streams, so my soul longs for you, O God. Psalm 42:1
I lift up my eyes to the hills—from where will my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. Psalm 121: 1-2
Through everything God made, they can clearly see God’s invisible qualities — God’s eternal power and divine nature. So they have no excuse for not knowing God. Romans 1:20
Look at the birds of the air; they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? Matthew 6:26
I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, and in his word I hope. Psalm 130:5
Oh Lord, my God, I cried to You for help, and You have healed me. Psalm 30:2 (ESV)
But He emptied himself by taking the form of a slave and by becoming like human beings. Philippians 2:7 Installing a stove in a Guatemalan home.
When Jackson receives communion my wife always asks, “What does this mean?” His response is always, “Jesus loves us!” Reminder of God’s generous love.
When the bow is in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is on the earth. Genesis 9:16
Peter remembered the Lord’s words: “Before a rooster crows today, you will deny me three times.” And Peter went out and cried uncontrollably. Luke 22:61-62 St. Peter of Gallicantu
Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane; and he said to his disciples, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.” Matthew 26:36
After twisting some thorns into a crown, they put it on his head. They put a reed in his right hand and knelt before him and mocked him, saying, “Hail, King of the Jews!” Matthew 27:29 Ceiling of the Chapel at the 2nd Station on the Via Dolorosa
There was a garden in the place where he was crucified, and in the garden there was a new tomb in which no one had ever been laid. Because it was the Jewish day of Preparation, and the tomb was nearby, they laid Jesus there. John 19:41-42