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Saturday, 10 July 2010

Spiritual Sundays

Welcome friends to Spiritual Sundays hosted by Charlotte and Ginger!

Not many things in life are as timely and precious as the Bible. It is our road map and God's love letter to His children.

I have so many favourite verses and these are just a few.

This verse is very helpful if I'm having a hard day or stressed over something. This verse helps me to focus on what is important.

"Whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, let your mind dwell on these things." - Philippians 4:8

The following verse reminds me that when I am in need of something, He will answer.

"But they who seek the Lord shall not be in want of any good thing." - Psalm 34:10

"And my God shall supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus." - Philippians 4:19

When I feel I have done something to offend God or another.

"If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." - 1 John 1: 9

This verse is a reminder of how to walk in His ways.

"And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father." - Colossians 3:17

When I'm feeling weak or helpless:

"I can do all things through Him who strengths me." - Philippians 4:13

Another favourite:

"I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life: no one comes to the Father, but through Me." - John 14:6

When I don't know how to pray for my children I quote these verses from Colossians 1: 9-12.

"... I ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so that you may walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God; strengthened with all power, according to His glorious might, for the attaining of all steadfastness and patience; joyously giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints in light."

The scriptures above are certainly not all of my favourites but just a few.

"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God." - John 1:1

"The grass withers, the flower fades, but the Word of our God stands forever." - Isaiah 40:8


"Thy word is a lamp to my feet, And a light to my path." - Psalm 119:105

Wishing you a wonderful weekend in His presence. God bless you!

Sharing from my heart~ Sandi

26 comments:

  1. Psalms 66:1 Make a joyful noise unto God, all ye lands:
    Blessings to all. Gerry

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  2. Hi Sandi, Always a blessing to visit with you. Wishing you a joyful Sunday.

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  3. Thank you for sharing these lovely scriptures. They are so encouraging! Happy Spiritual Sunday!

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  4. Hi, Sandi!
    I love God's Word too and praying it for my family and others. Happy weekend, friend.

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  5. Loved your pinks on Saturday, pop over to visit mine, Sandi.

    Beautiful Sunday write ...

    Have a lovely summer's eve ~
    TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

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  6. Wonderful promises from our promise-keeping God. Thank you.

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  7. Hi Sandi, What a wonderful post. Have you ever read The Shack or Bo's Cafe, they are stories of people who used to believe in God and lost their way and how they found him again. They were wonderful to read. The Shack was my favorite. Have a wonderful weekend and take care.

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  8. His Word that will never fade...Amen! Have a great weekend sister Sandi! God bless.

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  9. Philippians 4: 8 is on a plaque which hangs in our backdoor entrance. It is our hope that all who enter will keep those thoughts in mind. Thanks for your posting.

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  10. Hi Sandi,

    These are some awesome bible verses. The bible is wonderful. I remember when my oldest Uncle passed on and my other uncle, my aunt, my parents, and me were cleaning out his apartment. I said to them I want all the bibles because my Uncle was very religious in the last ten years of his life! Well, when we were done cleaning. I had about ten bibles. I asked if anyone wanted some and they said no. So at my Uncle's memorial mass, I gave six of them to his church for people who needed bibles. I have a favorite one of his. It's a study bible by Max Lucado. It's awesome. What a wonderful tool.

    Happy Sabbath,
    Amanda

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  11. Hi Sandi, Those are some of my favorite verses also. Thank you for the beautiful post. Blessings, Patty

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  12. Hello Sandi, Happy Pink Saturday, Thank you so much for stopping by and leaving a sweet comment. Adorable post for Pink Saturday, I love your blog. This post is beautiful, thank you for sharing these lovely scriptures.
    Blessings, Shirl
    Shirls Rose Cottage

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  13. Sandi, these are all wonderful verses that offer encouragement in our day to day living. Thank you for sharing them. Love and blessings to you~ Vicki

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  14. it's so strange to me how reading the Bible...holding it's words in my mind...in my heart gives incredible strength and courage. Thank you for sharing this.

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  15. These are some wonderful bible verses. What a comfort to read the word of God. Beautiful post.
    Have a joyful and Blessed Sunday,
    Virginia

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  16. Hi Sandi,
    Oh my goodness, I gasped when I saw your gorgeous blog...it is wondrous! You are a true inspiration and I found your blog on Spiritual Sundays.

    You are also invited to link up this week to I Owe it All to Him...I don't have link events every week...this is just a special one for people to share their special inspirational space...Yours is so beautiful, if you'd like to come, we'd love to have you. I started this prayer blog just 2 short weeks ago, but I have been so moved by everyone's kindness and inspired by their faith in the Lord.
    Hugs,
    Cindy
    http://Ioweitalltohim.blogspot.com

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  17. Hi Sandi,
    I think my favorite verse is Philippians 4:8...whatever is true etc..That was one of the memory verses on my blog awhile back :) :) Try putting that on a card and putting that on top of your tv :) :) :) I've done that, and it really helps me to strive to live a godly lifestyle in all things that I do...even watching television!!...but that's just me.. :) :) Jesus Christ is where it's at...and so is reading the Bible and learning Scripture. Thanks for sharing these, Sandi!!!! Love and hugs from Oregon, Heather :)

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  18. G'morn, Sandi ~ What a beautiful write for today, & always.

    Have a lovely summer's day ~
    TTFN ~Hugs, Marydon

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  19. These are wonderful scriptures Sandi! Thank you for sharing them today! ~tina

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  20. The scriptures are complete. Whatever circumstance we find ourselves in, there is a scripture to address it and strengthen our faith. God bless you richly, Bobbi

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  21. Colossians 1: 9-12, I never really put this into prayer when praying for my children, I will now!
    Thank-you and God Bless you,
    Ginger

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  22. The scripture always has a power to it. Right now it has been making me re-evaluate many things.

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  23. Hi Sandi!
    Oh You hit so many verses that I use in my daily life over and over again!!! I am so glad that I have memorized so many of them and that the LORD brings them to mind in my time of need. One that he has used in the past 2 years... when I am weak, he is made strong...
    I can see him giving me the strength and peace to go through all the trials w/o fretting!

    I am joining you this week for our weekly tea. Sorry I didn't make it last week...just couldn't get myself organized and ready.

    Have a blessed week my sweet friend!
    Lorena

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  24. Oh yeah...sign me up for Teatime Tuesday this week :) :) :) I'll make sure and add my link once the post is ready!!! STill loving all these nice Scriptures!!! Love and hugs, Heather :)

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  25. PS I see you always link me here, I sometimes forget to visit, when I do not see your link on my blog, love for you to come over and link on my blog. You will have to do it since I use inlinkz.

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I am delighted to have you visit me and I read every comment. Please forgive me for not being able to visit you all as there are so many of you lovely bloggy friends now. I will visit as much as possible. I wish you a day filled with JOY! ~ Sandi

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