Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Numbers 23:19 & Prov 12:3

God is not a man, that he should lie, nor a son of man, that he should change his mind. Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise and not fulfill?
Numbers 23:19

Wickedness never brings stability; only the godly have deep roots. Prov 12:3

Monday, June 29, 2015

Psalms 62:5-8 & Pr 11:5

Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from him. He alone is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken. My salvation and my honor depend on God; he is my mighty rock, my refuge. Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.
Psalms 62:5-8

Moral character makes for smooth traveling; an evil life is a hard life. Pr 11:5

Sunday, June 28, 2015

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich.
2 Corinthians 8:9

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Matthew 20:26-28

Whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave - just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.
Matthew 20:26-28

Friday, June 26, 2015

Proverbs 6:16-19 & Pr 8:10

There are six things the LORD hates, seven that are detestable to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are quick to rush into evil, a false witness who pours out lies and a man who stirs up dissension among brothers.
Proverbs 6:16-19

Prefer Wisdom's life-disciplines over chasing after money, and God-knowledge over a lucrative career. Pr 8:10

Thursday, June 25, 2015

John 4:21-24 & Pr 7:4

Jesus declared, "Believe me, woman, a time is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem. You Samaritans worship what you do not know; we worship what we do know, for salvation is from the Jews. Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in spirit and in truth.
John 4:21-24

Love wisdom like a sister; make insight a beloved member of your family. Pr 7:4

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Matthew 4:4 & Pr 6:30

Jesus answered, "It is written: `Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.'"
Matthew 4:4

Hunger is no excuse for a thief to steal.  Pr 6:30

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Psalms 86:11-12 & Pr 5:10

Teach me your way, O LORD, and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. I will praise you, O Lord my God, with all my heart; I will glorify your name forever.
Psalms 86:11-12

Why should you allow strangers to take advantage of you? Why be exploited by those who care nothing for you? Pr 5:10

Monday, June 22, 2015

Ephesians 5:11 & Pr 4:5

Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them.
Ephesians 5:11

Learn to be wise, and develop good judgment. Don't forget or turn away from my words. Pr 4:5

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Proverbs 29:20 & Luke 17:3-4

Do you see a man who speaks in haste? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
Proverbs 29:20

So watch yourselves. If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him. If he sins against you seven times in a day, and seven times comes back to you and says, "I repent," forgive him.
Luke 17:3-4

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Isaiah 45:5-7 & Pr 1:17-18

I am the LORD, and there is no other; apart from me there is no God. I will strengthen you, though you have not acknowledged me, so that from the rising of the sun to the place of its setting men may know there is none besides me. I am the LORD, and there is no other. I form the light and create darkness, I bring prosperity and create disaster; I, the LORD, do all these things.
Isaiah 45:5-7

When a bird sees a trap being set, it stays away. But not these people! They set an ambush for themselves; they booby-trap their own lives! Pr 1:17-18

Friday, June 19, 2015

Matthew 5:38-45 & Pr 30:11-12

You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. And if someone wants to sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well. If someone forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles. Give to the one who asks you, and do not turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you. "You have heard that it was said, 'Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.' But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.
Matthew 5:38-45

Some people curse their father and do not thank their mother. They feel pure, but they are filthy and unwashed.  Pr 30:11-12

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Romans 13:11 & Pr 29:14

And do this, understanding the present time. The hour has come for you to wake up from your slumber, because our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed.
Romans 13:11

A king who is fair to the poor will have a long reign. Pr 29:14

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Mark 14:38

Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.
Mark 14:38

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

1 Chronicles 16:31-33 & Pr 27:14

Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let them say among the nations, "The LORD reigns!" Let the sea resound, and all that is in it; let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them! Then the trees of the forest will sing, they will sing for joy before the LORD, for he comes to judge the earth.
1 Chronicles 16:31-33

If you shout a pleasant greeting to your neighbor too early in the morning, it will be counted as a curse! Pr 27:14

Monday, June 15, 2015

Psalms 145:4-7

One generation will commend your works to another; they will tell of your mighty acts. They will speak of the glorious splendor of your majesty, and I will meditate on your wonderful works. They will tell of the power of your awesome works, and I will proclaim your great deeds. They will celebrate your abundant goodness and joyfully sing of your righteousness.
Psalms 145:4-7

Sunday, June 14, 2015

1 Timothy 6:17-19

Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share. In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of the life that is truly life.
1 Timothy 6:17-19

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Psalms 118:5-6 & Pr 24:16

In my anguish I cried to the LORD, and he answered by setting me free. The LORD is with me; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?
Psalms 118:5-6

The godly may trip seven times, but each time they will rise again. But one calamity is enough to lay the wicked low. Pr 24:16

Friday, June 12, 2015

Pr 23:22 & Ephesians 4:29

Listen to your father, who gave you life, and don't despise your mother's experience when she is old. Pr 23:22

Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.
Ephesians 4:29 

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Romans 15:1-2

We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves. Each of us should please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.
Romans 15:1-2

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Pr 20:23 & Matthew 23:11-12

The LORD despises double standards; he is not pleased by dishonest scales. Pr 20:23

The greatest among you will be your servant. For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.
Matthew 23:11-12

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Proverbs 15:1-2

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly.
Proverbs 15:1-2

Monday, June 8, 2015

Isaiah 40:7-8

The grass withers and the flowers fall, because the breath of the LORD blows on them. Surely the people are grass. The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God stands forever.
Isaiah 40:7-8

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Romans 12:20-21

On the contrary: "If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head." Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
Romans 12:20-21

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Mark 10:21-25

Jesus looked at him and loved him. "One thing you lack," he said. "Go, sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me." At this the man's face fell. He went away sad, because he had great wealth. Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, "How hard it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of God!" The disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus said again, "Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God! It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God."
Mark 10:21-25

Friday, June 5, 2015

Psalms 116:1-2 & Pr 17:6

I love the LORD, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live.
Psalms 116:1-2

Grandchildren are the crowning glory of the aged; parents are the pride of their children. Pr 17:6

Ephesians 4:29

Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.
Ephesians 4:29

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Luke 11:4

Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation.
Luke 11:4

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Matthew 24:42-44 & Pr 14:30

Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come. But understand this: If the owner of the house had known at what time of night the thief was coming, he would have kept watch and would not have let his house be broken into. So you also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him.
Matthew 24:42-44

A relaxed attitude lengthens life; jealousy rots it away.  Pr 14:30

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Proverbs 19:14

Houses and wealth are inherited from parents, but a prudent wife is from the LORD.
Proverbs 19:14

Monday, June 1, 2015

2 Timothy 4:7-8 & 1 Timothy 6:12

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day - and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.
2 Timothy 4:7-8

Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.
1 Timothy 6:12