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Memory Verses For The Month Of December

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.” – Colossians 3:16 (KJV).  The soul flourishes when we are full of the word of God.  May we allow His word to be our guide and may we be wise by studying His word.

Isaiah 9:6   For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

Esther 4:14  For if you keep silent at this time, relief and deliverance will rise for the Jews from another place, but you and your father’s house will perish. And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?”

Psalm 124:7-8  We have escaped like a bird from the snare of the fowlers; the snare is broken, and we have escaped! Our help is in the name of the Lordwho made heaven and earth.

1 Thessalonians 5:22  Abstain from all appearance of evil.

James 4:7  Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Sources
Holy Bible:  King James Version (KJV)
Holy Bible:  English Standard Version (ESV)

 

Family Bible Readings: 56 Bible Stories To Teach Your Children

Teach a child to choose the right path, and when he is older, he will remain upon it.  We are to teach our children the right path.  Deuteronomy 11:18-19 indicates   “So commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these words of mine. Tie them to your hands and wear them on your forehead as reminders.  Teach them to your children. Talk about them when you are at home and when you are on the road, when you are going to bed and when you are getting up.”
As a parents or guardian, you are to plant the seed of God’s word in the lives of your children.  If you fail to teach them, the world will do it for you.  No matter how busy you are as a mother create time to teach your children God’s word.

Here are some few bible stories to teach children.

  • Who Made the World,  Genesis 1:1-25
  • The Handsome Prince Caught in a Tree,  2 Samuel 18:9
  • The Woman Who Prayed with Her Finger,  Matthew 9:20-22
  • Mr. Selfishness, Mr. Curiosity, Mr. Kind-Heart,  Luke 10:30-37
  • The Woman Who EXchanged Her Home and All She Had for an Apple,  Genesis 3:1-6
  • The Beautiful Coat  Genesis, 37:1-34
  • The Woman Who Used a Red Cord to Save Her Life  Joshua, 2:1-24;
  • The Young Man Who Traded His Inheritance for a Dish of Pottage,  Genesis 25:29-34
  • The Boy Who Could Hear God’s Voice,  1 Samuel 3:1-21
  • The Men of Curiosity Who Looked into a Sacred Chest and Lost Their Lives,  1 Samuel 6:19
  • The Food That Never Grew Less,  1 Kings 17:10-16

Continue reading “Family Bible Readings: 56 Bible Stories To Teach Your Children”

10 Great Promises To Every Christian

There are lots and lots of promises of God to his children and these are to be claimed by faith.  Listed below are ten of God’s promises to all believers and it is my prayer that your spirit gets rekindled as you read these verses.

Divine Sonship
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:  John 1:12

Unlimited Blessings
“What do you mean, ‘If I can’?” Jesus asked. “Anything is possible if a person believes.”  Mark 9:23

Bodily Supplies
Trust in the Lord instead. Be kind and good to others; then you will live safely here in the land and prosper, feeding in safety.  Psalm 37:3

Answers to Prayer
I tell you, you can pray for anything, and if you believe that you’ve received it, it will be yours.  Mark 11:24 Continue reading “10 Great Promises To Every Christian”

Verses For When You Are Tempted To Give Up

“We are human, but we don’t wage war as humans do. We use God’s mighty weapons, not worldly weapons, to knock down the strongholds of human reasoning and to destroy false arguments.  We destroy every proud obstacle that keeps people from knowing God. We capture their rebellious thoughts and teach them to obey Christ.” 2 Corinthians 10:3-5 (NLT)

Life is about warfare.  You have to fight through it all – fighting for things you have or things you don’t have.  When you need a good marriage you’ll have to fight for it and to keep the marriage you have to fight.  When you feel as if all hope is lost you still have to gather courage and fight because the grace of God is so sufficient to pull you through.  For this reason, you cannot afford to give up.  Fight for your kids, fight for your husband, fight for your marriage, fight for everything that doesn’t seem right in your life.  Don’t lose your faith because victory belongs to Jesus.

Be encouraged by these verses when you are tempted to give up.

Psalm 27:14  Don’t be impatient. Wait for the Lord, and he will come and save you! Be brave, stouthearted, and courageous. Yes, wait and he will help you.

Romans 12:12  Rejoice in our confident hope. Be patient in trouble, and keep on praying.

Psalm 146:5  But happy is the man who has the God of Jacob as his helper, whose hope is in the Lord his God

Psalm 39:7  And so, Lord, where do I put my hope? My only hope is in you. Continue reading “Verses For When You Are Tempted To Give Up”

Special Promises To Those Who Exercise Faith

God expects us to exercise faith because it pleases Him.  How do we exercise faith?  By hearing and hearing the word of God because it’s in hearing that we believe and by believing we take action by putting what we believe to work.

“For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ . . . And if you are Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise” Galatians 3:26-29.  Abraham was a man who lived a life of faith and he’s known as the father of faith.  Christians are also heirs and spiritual descendants of Abraham and are to receive their eternal inheritance of these promises through faith.

Here are seven promises to those who exercise faith

Answer to prayer
And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive (Matthew 21:22)

Power
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father. (John 14:12)

For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.  (Romans 10:11)

But you must continue to believe this truth and stand firmly in it. Don’t drift away from the assurance you received when you heard the Good News. The Good News has been preached all over the world, and I, Paul, have been appointed as God’s servant to proclaim it.  (Colossians 1:23)

Sonship
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name: (John 1:12) Continue reading “Special Promises To Those Who Exercise Faith”

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