Established in God’s Love… Ephesians 3:14-21 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)🕊

Ephesians 3:14-21  Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)🕊 Prayer for Spiritual Power🕊 14 For this reason I kneel before the Father 15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named. 16 I pray that He may grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to … Continue reading Established in God’s Love… Ephesians 3:14-21 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)🕊

We Are God’s Children… 1 John 3:1-3 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)🕊

1 John 3:1-3 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)🕊 3 1 Look at how great a love the Father has given us that we should be called God’s children. And we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it didn’t know Him. 2 Dear friends, we are God’s children now, and what we will be has not yet been revealed. We know that when He appears, we will be like Him because we will see Him as He is. 3 And everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself just as He is pure.🕊 Continue reading We Are God’s Children… 1 John 3:1-3 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)🕊

Courageous Faith! Hebrews 10:19-39   The Passion Translation (TPT)🕊

Hebrews 10:19-39 The Passion Translation (TPT)🕊 Courageous Faith!🕊 Our Confidence before God🕊 19 And now we are brothers and sisters in God’s family because of the blood of Jesus, and he welcomes us to come right into the most holy sanctuary in the heavenly realm—boldly and with no hesitation. 20 For he has dedicated a new, life-giving way for us to approach God. For just as the veil was torn in two, Jesus’ body was torn open to give us free and fresh access to him! 21 And since we now have a magnificent King-Priest to welcome us into God’s house, 22 we come closer to God and approach him with an … Continue reading Courageous Faith! Hebrews 10:19-39   The Passion Translation (TPT)🕊

Faith Supplements… 2 Peter 1:3-11 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)🕊

2 Peter 1:3-11  Christian Standard Bible (CSB)🕊 Faith Supplements🕊 Growth in the Faith🕊 3 His divine power has given us everything required for life and godliness through the knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. 4 By these he has given us very great and precious promises, so that through them you may share in the divine nature, escaping the corruption that is in the world because of evil desire. 5 For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with goodness, goodness with knowledge, 6 knowledge with self-control, self-control with endurance, endurance with godliness, 7 godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love. 8 For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they … Continue reading Faith Supplements… 2 Peter 1:3-11 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)🕊

The Greatest Is Love… 1 Corinthians 13 English Standard Version (ESV)🕊

1 Corinthians 13 English Standard Version (ESV)🕊 The Greatest Is Love🕊 The Way of Love🕊 13:1 If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. 3 If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing. 4 Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant 5 or rude. It does not insist on … Continue reading The Greatest Is Love… 1 Corinthians 13 English Standard Version (ESV)🕊

Grace Through Faith… Ephesians 2:4-10 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊

Ephesians 2:4-10 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊 Grace Through Faith🕊 4 But God’s mercy is so abundant, and his love for us is so great, 5 that while we were spiritually dead in our disobedience he brought us to life with Christ. It is by God’s grace that you have been saved. 6 In our union with Christ Jesus he raised us up with him to rule with him in the heavenly world. 7 He did this to demonstrate for all time to come the extraordinary greatness of his grace in the love he showed us in Christ Jesus. 8-9 For it is by God’s grace that you have been saved through faith. It is not the … Continue reading Grace Through Faith… Ephesians 2:4-10 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊

Psalm 119 New King James Version (NKJV) “Meditations on the Excellencies of the Word of God”🕊

Psalm 119 New King James Version (NKJV)🕊 Meditations on the Excellencies of the Word of God🕊 א ALEPH 119:1 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, Who walk in the law of the Lord! 2 Blessed are those who keep His testimonies, Who seek Him with the whole heart! 3 They also do no iniquity; They walk in His ways. 4 You have commanded us To keep Your precepts diligently. 5 Oh, that my ways were directed To keep Your statutes! 6 Then I would not be ashamed, When I look into all Your commandments. 7 I will praise You with uprightness of heart, When I learn Your righteous judgments. 8 I will keep Your statutes; Oh, do not forsake me utterly! … Continue reading Psalm 119 New King James Version (NKJV) “Meditations on the Excellencies of the Word of God”🕊

Psalm 143 Good News Translation (GNT) “A Prayer for Help”🕊

Psalm 143 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊 A Prayer for Help🕊 143:1 Lord, hear my prayer! In your righteousness listen to my plea;     answer me in your faithfulness! 2 Don’t put me, your servant, on trial;     no one is innocent in your sight. 3 My enemies have hunted me down     and completely defeated me. They have put me in a dark prison,     and I am like those who died long ago. 4 So I am ready to give up;     I am in deep despair. 5 I remember the days gone by;     I think about all that you have done,     I bring to mind all your deeds. 6 I lift up my hands to … Continue reading Psalm 143 Good News Translation (GNT) “A Prayer for Help”🕊

Psalm 69 Contemporary English Version (CEV) God Can Be Trusted🕊

Psalm 69 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊 (By David for the music leader. To the tune “Lilies.”) God Can Be Trusted🕊 69:1 Save me, God!     I am about to drown. 2 I am sinking deep in the mud,     and my feet are slipping.     I am about to be swept under     by a mighty flood. 3 I am worn out from crying,     and my throat is dry.     I have waited for you     till my eyes are blurred. 4 There are more people     who hate me for no reason     than there are hairs     on my head. Many terrible enemies     want to destroy me, God.     Am I supposed to give back     something I didn’t steal? … Continue reading Psalm 69 Contemporary English Version (CEV) God Can Be Trusted🕊

Psalm 52 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊

Psalm 52 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊 https://youtu.be/xCmJm8qhQ_M Psalm 52 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊 (A special psalm by David for the music leader. He wrote this when Doeg from Edom went to Saul and said, “David has gone to Ahimelech’s house.”) God Is in Control🕊 52:1 You people may be strongand brag about your sins,but God can be trustedday after day.2 You plan brutal crimes,and your lying words cutlike a sharp razor.3 You would rather do evilthan good,and tell liesthan speak the truth.4 You love to say cruel things,and your words are a trap. 5 God will destroy you forever!He will grab you and drag youfrom your … Continue reading Psalm 52 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊

Psalm 48 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊

Psalm 48 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊 https://youtu.be/ZNYpFOOuPmY Psalm 48 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊 Zion, the City of God🕊 48:1 The Lord is great and is to be highly praisedin the city of our God, on his sacred hill.2 Zion, the mountain of God, is high and beautiful;the city of the great king brings joy to all the world.3 God has shown that there is safety with himinside the fortresses of the city. 4 The kings gathered togetherand came to attack Mount Zion.5 But when they saw it, they were amazed;they were afraid and ran away.6 There they were seized with fear and anguish,like a woman about … Continue reading Psalm 48 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊

Psalm 18 New King James Version (NKJV)🕊

Psalm 18 New King James Version (NKJV)🕊 https://youtu.be/3-l2T4q7uQY Psalm 18 New King James Version (NKJV)🕊 God the Sovereign Savior🕊 To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David the servant of the Lord, who spoke to the Lord the words of this song on the day that the Lorddelivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. And he said: 18:1 I will love You, O Lord, my strength.2 The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer;My God, my strength, in whom I will trust;My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.3 I will call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised;So … Continue reading Psalm 18 New King James Version (NKJV)🕊

Psalm 31 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊

Psalm 31 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊 https://youtu.be/2_nsL04oD4w Psalm 31 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊 A Prayer of Trust in God🕊 31:1 I come to you, Lord, for protection; never let me be defeated.You are a righteous God; save me, I pray!2 Hear me! Save me now!Be my refuge to protect me; my defense to save me. 3 You are my refuge and defense; guide me and lead me as you have promised.4 Keep me safe from the trap that has been set for me; shelter me from danger.5 I place myself in your care.You will save me, Lord; you are a faithful God. 6 You hate those … Continue reading Psalm 31 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊

Psalm 13 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊

Psalm 13 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊 https://youtu.be/aMy9CoDkxDA Psalm 13 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊 (A psalm by David for the music leader.) A Prayer for the Lord’s Help 🕊 13:1 How much longer, Lord, will you forget about me? Will it be forever? How long will you hide?2 How long must I be confused and miserable all day? How long will my enemies keep beating me down? 3 Please listen, Lord God, and answer my prayers.Make my eyes sparkle again, or else I will fall into the sleep of death.4 My enemies will say, “Now we’ve won!” They will be greatly pleased when I am defeated. 5 … Continue reading Psalm 13 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊

Psalm 21 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊

Psalm 21 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊 https://youtu.be/QHRqVX7lsUc Psalm 21 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊 Praise for Victory🕊 21:1 The king is glad, O Lord, because you gave him strength; he rejoices because you made him victorious.2 You have given him his heart’s desire; you have answered his request. 3 You came to him with great blessings and set a crown of gold on his head.4 He asked for life, and you gave it, a long and lasting life. 5 His glory is great because of your help; you have given him fame and majesty.6 Your blessings are with him forever, and your presence fills him with joy. … Continue reading Psalm 21 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊

Psalm 57 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊

Psalm 57 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊 https://youtu.be/XkRY4sLXhms Psalm 57 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊 A Prayer for Help🕊 57:1 Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful, because I come to you for safety.In the shadow of your wings I find protection until the raging storms are over. 2 I call to God, the Most High, to God, who supplies my every need.3 He will answer from heaven and save me; he will defeat my oppressors. God will show me his constant love and faithfulness. 4 I am surrounded by enemies, who are like lions hungry for human flesh.Their teeth are like spears and arrows; their tongues … Continue reading Psalm 57 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊

Psalm 66 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊

Psalm 66 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊 https://youtu.be/TxbUy1WZJwg Psalm 66 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊 (A song and a psalm for the music leader.) Shout Praises to God🕊 66:1 Tell everyone on this earth     to shout praises to God! 2 Sing about his glorious name.     Honor him with praises. 3 Say to God, “Everything you do     is fearsome,     and your mighty power makes     your enemies come crawling. 4 You are worshiped by everyone!     We all sing praises to you.” 5 Come and see the fearsome things     our God has done! 6 When God made the sea dry up,     our people walked across,     and because of him,     we celebrated there. 7 … Continue reading Psalm 66 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊

Psalm 45 English Standard Version (ESV)🕊

Psalm 45 English Standard Version (ESV)🕊 https://youtu.be/yCTFpPmQyHQ Psalm 45 English Standard Version (ESV)🕊 Your Throne, O God, Is Forever🕊 To the choirmaster: according to Lilies. A Maskil of the Sons of Korah; a love song. 45:1 My heart overflows with a pleasing theme;     I address my verses to the king;     my tongue is like the pen of a ready scribe. 2 You are the most handsome of the sons of men; grace is poured upon your lips;     therefore God has blessed you forever. 3 Gird your sword on your thigh, O mighty one, in your splendor and majesty! 4 In your majesty ride out victoriously     for the cause of truth and meekness and righteousness;     let your … Continue reading Psalm 45 English Standard Version (ESV)🕊