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3108, 2018

The Glory Road and the Path of Victory

August 31st, 2018|Categories: Field Notes|

Simplicity Series #34 The Glory Road and the Path of Victory “For if when we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, we shall be saved by His life [...]

2008, 2018

This Grace in Which We Stand

August 20th, 2018|Categories: Field Notes|

Simplicity Series #33 The Grace in Which We Stand (Romans 5) Our Security and Blessedness in the Love of God Introduction Paul has carefully laid out his teaching in Rom. 3:21–4:25 on the doctrine of justification. As we have seen, [...]

1404, 2018

Urgent Prayer Request

April 14th, 2018|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

Urgent Prayer Request President Trump is considering moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, in recognition of "The Eternal Capitol of Israel." If he does this, it will be the MOST SIGNIFICANT decision he has made thus far as President of [...]

2001, 2018

Ese Bible Institute

January 20th, 2018|Categories: Mission Reports|

Numba Village, Papua New Guinea Graduation Day Ceremony January 13, 2018 Greetings from Numba Village, Today, we graduated the seventh group of Ese Bible Institute students. What a great day of celebration and giving of honor to the Lord Jesus [...]

312, 2017

Urgent Prayer Request

December 3rd, 2017|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

Dear Prayer Warriors,  Please read the attached article about the weekly Bible studies being held in the White House. This gives me more confidence and encouragement than anything that has happened since the election. We are in a raging spiritual [...]

2011, 2017

Thanksgiving 2017

November 20th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|

“Oh, give thanks to the LORD, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever. Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom He has redeemed from the hand of the enemy … Oh, that men would give thanks [...]

1107, 2017

Prayer Update

July 11th, 2017|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

Greetings, Fellow-Soldiers in Christ!  We want to thank all who joined us in prayer for Faisal. Our latest word is that he has experienced nothing less than miraculous recovery. He is forging ahead with the work that was planned for [...]

1107, 2017

Prayer Request

July 11th, 2017|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

Greetings, Fellow Soldiers in Christ,Nan and I are in Perth, Australia for a Bible conference next weekend. Just this morning we learned that my nephew, Monte Jones, has died suddenly and unexpectedly. Details are scant at this time, but Monte [...]

507, 2017

The Commonplace Christmas

July 5th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|

 Christmas: God Celebrates the Miracle of the Commonplace   “Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and [...]

107, 2017

Building for Eternity

July 1st, 2017|Categories: Field Notes|

  Simplicity Series #26 Building for Eternity “If anyone’s work which he has built on it [the “foundation,” v. 11] endures, he will receive a reward.” 1Co 3:14 Review from Simplicity Series #25 We each choose to be either a [...]

2006, 2017

Prayer Request

June 20th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|

Greetings in the matchless grace of God,To all our friends, supporters, and fellow-soldiers. Just this afternoon I received a call from my long-time friend Nick Bacon. Many of you have heard of Nick and know that he is a Congressional [...]

106, 2017

Prayer Requests

June 1st, 2017|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

To all prayer warriors,  This morning, I received sad news from India. Pastor Jayraj and his wife Lalitha have a daughter named Karyuna, who has suffered from epilepsy for some years. She grew into a lovely young lady and married [...]

105, 2017

Ministry Prayer Requests

May 1st, 2017|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

Greetings Prayer Warriors,   Nan and her team are in Asia teaching Children’s Bible School programs. The pastor of the church they are in was approached yesterday by members of an unfriendly religious group, asking why they were promoting a [...]

604, 2017

Let Freedom Ring

April 6th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|

Let Freedom Ring4 July, 2008   “Jesus therefore was saying to those Jews who had believed in Him, ‘If you abide in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine; and you shall know the truth, and the truth [...]

104, 2017

The Shepherd-King

April 1st, 2017|Categories: Field Notes|

  The Shepherd-King “Behold, the days are coming, says the LORD, that I will raise to David a Branch of righteousness; a King shall reign and prosper, and execute judgment and righteousness in the earth. In His days Judah will [...]

3003, 2017

Last of the Headhunters

March 30th, 2017|Categories: Mission Reports|

Many of you know that we have made many mission trips into Nagaland. I thought you might enjoy the following article published in the April 4, 2017 issue of the U.K. Sun—GeneLAST OF THE HEADHUNTERS by Mark McConville  Meet India’s [...]

2703, 2017

Memorial Day

March 27th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|

Memorial DayLet’s all keep in mind as we enjoy the peace and freedom of this Memorial Day weekend that our service men and women are far from home and in harms way. We urge each of you to remember them [...]

1903, 2017

Military Prayer Update

March 19th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|

Military Prayer Update  On April 1, his 23rd birthday, our son Cody entered Marine Recon School. The day before had been devoted to entrance activities, including a PFT (personal fitness test). Of the entering group, four were dropped at this [...]

1303, 2017

Australia Prayer Update

March 13th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|

Australia Prayer UpdateMarch 2008   “Let the heavens, the earth, the waters with all their creatures and all those here present witness that I, Captain Pedro Fernandez de Quiros…in the Name of Jesus Christ…hoist this emblem of the Holy Cross [...]

103, 2017

Urgent Prayer Request

March 1st, 2017|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

Dear Friends and Family,  Please pray for Faisal and Carrie John. Pastor Faisal is currently in Pakistan and has contracted Typhoid Fever. He is on medication and resting at this time.   Please pray for:  The merciful Lord would heal [...]

101, 2017

Prayer Update

January 1st, 2017|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

Dear Friends,  Below is a quick email from Gene regarding the prayer request we sent out yesterday:   “We made it, but no chopper. We made record time, eleven and a half hours. Please send out thanks to all who [...]

101, 2017

Complete in Christ?

January 1st, 2017|Categories: Field Notes|

  Simplicity Series #18 Complete in Christ? “For in Him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily; and you are complete in Him, who is the head of all principality and power.” Col 2:9–10 A Faulty Conclusion Many believers [...]

1512, 2016

Greetings from Singapore!

December 15th, 2016|Categories: Mission Reports|

Greetings from Singapore!Nan and I have just enjoyed two wonderful weeks with our extended clan in Australia. It is always wonderful to catch up with our Aussie family, and see how much the grand-kids are growing and developing. We always [...]

2407, 2016

Throw away the cane!

July 24th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|

Dear Friends, Gene is out of surgery and the news is good! Thanks so much for praying! Just a little while ago they brought him back to our room from surgery and the post op recovery room. When they brought [...]

104, 2016

Passover 2016 Message

April 1st, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|

Passover 2016April 22–30, 2016   “Why do you seek the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen!” Luk 24:5b–6a   On Friday evening, April 22, the Jewish Passover begins. The Feast of Unleavened Bread will run [...]

301, 2015

At the Feet of Jesus

January 3rd, 2015|Categories: Ladies' Corner|

At the Feet of Jesus is a study that Nan Cunningham has written featuring Mary of Bethany. Picture yourself at Jesus' feet with the forgiveness of God making all things new in your life. Mary has much to teach us about [...]

109, 2014

Delivered from What?

September 1st, 2014|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #20 Delivered from What? “Because you have kept the message of My perseverance, I also will keep you from the hour of trial which shall come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell on the [...]

108, 2014

Urgent Call to Prayer and Action!

August 1st, 2014|Categories: Newsletters|

Urgent Call to Prayer and ActionTo all fellow believers, We are watching dangerous events developing around the world, while our political elites golf, fund-raise, and attend lavish dinners.   Our so-called leaders will not lift a finger to support people [...]

107, 2014

The Hour is Upon Us!

July 1st, 2014|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #19 The Hour Is Upon Us! “That very hour the word was fulfilled …” Dan 4:33 “… but the people who know their God shall be strong, and carry out great exploits. And those of the people [...]

101, 2014

Honoring the Body of Christ

January 1st, 2014|Categories: Newsletters|

A Homosexual Jesus film?   Recently, a reader and listener sent an urgent report, warning of a soon-to-be-released film depicting Jesus as a homosexual. As always, I try to check things out before making any comment. Here is what I [...]

2511, 2013

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah 2013

November 25th, 2013|Categories: Newsletters|

Coincidence or Providence?  A Strange Convergence   This Thursday, November 28, 2013, Americans will celebrate our traditional Thanksgiving holiday. In a strange historical alignment, this day also begins the eight-day Jewish festival known as Hanukkah. Generally, Hanukkah falls closer to [...]

2502, 2013

Signs in the Heavens

February 25th, 2013|Categories: Newsletters|

Looking Ahead and Looking Up in 2014  “Then the Pharisees and Sadducees came, and testing Him asked that He would show them a sign from heaven.” Mat 16:1    Willful Spiritual Blindness     This incident occurred following the feeding [...]

2012, 2012

Immanuel – Christmas 2012

December 20th, 2012|Categories: Newsletters|

Immanuel  “Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,” which is translated, “God with us.” Mat 1:23   The Age-Old Question   In light of the recent savage and demonic [...]

1512, 2012

Be Advised, and Be Wise!

December 15th, 2012|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #16 Be Advised, and Be Wise! “Does not wisdom cry out, and understanding lift up her voice? ... Hear instruction and be wise, and do not disdain it. Blessed is the man who listens to me, watching [...]

111, 2012

Never Quit!

November 1st, 2012|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #15 Never Quit Recently, I have received several emails asking for guidance and direction. These questions relate to the recent election, what the future may hold, and how we can prepare for the uncertainty of the future. [...]

108, 2012

Omnous Warnings

August 1st, 2012|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #12 Omnous Warnings “Now when these things begin to happen, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption draws near … looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and savior [...]

407, 2012

The National Anthem

July 4th, 2012|Categories: Newsletters|

Greetings, Fellow Believers,  I found the following article, which I want to pass on as a post 4th of July question. I pray that each of us, and by God's grace, our whole nation, might spend the time to seriously ponder, [...]

101, 2012

New Years Greeting 2012

January 1st, 2012|Categories: Newsletters|

New Year’s Greetings  “But the end of all things is at hand; therefore be serious and watchful in your prayers. And above all things have fervent love for one another, for ‘love will cover a multitude of sins.’ Be hospitable [...]

1511, 2011

Thanksgiving 2011

November 15th, 2011|Categories: Newsletters|

"Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.Do not quench the Spirit. Do not despise prophecies [prophetic utterances, i.e., divine revelation]." 1Th 5:16–20   "O foolish ones, [...]

1508, 2011

Africa 2011 Part One

August 15th, 2011|Categories: Mission Reports|

       Greetings, prayer warriors and supporters,   I apologize for the delay in sending out a report on our recent ministry in Africa. Since returning home, we have had some big problems with our computer server company hindering our [...]

112, 2010

Christmas 2010

December 1st, 2010|Categories: Newsletters|

The True Spirit of Christmas   “For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Luk 2:11    “For God so loved the world that He gave His only [...]

111, 2010

Thanksgiving 2010

November 1st, 2010|Categories: Newsletters|

 “Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift...”“Pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 2Co 9:15; 1Th 5:17–18 Jesus Christ is the gift of a loving heavenly Father [...]

108, 2010

I Like the Depression

August 1st, 2010|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #10 “I Like the Depression” Recently, at the local farmers' market here in Prescott Valley, Arizona, I found a book entitled, “We Had Everything But Money,” a book of memoirs from the Great Depression.  As I leafed [...]

1504, 2010

Ministry Report, April 2010

April 15th, 2010|Categories: Newsletters|

Basic Training Bible Ministry Report 2 April, 2010   Weekend Bible Conferences   The weekend conferences held in Florida and Virginia are now history.  We enjoyed them a great deal, seeing old friends and meeting quite a few new students [...]

112, 2009

Thanksgiving for Christmas

December 1st, 2009|Categories: Newsletters|

 Thanksgiving for ChristmasGiving the Greatest Gift   “Then the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things that they had heard and seen, as it was told them…And [Anna] coming in that instant she gave thanks to the [...]

112, 2009

Safe Return from Asia

December 1st, 2009|Categories: Mission Reports|

Greetings to all,  Thanks for your prayers, we have returned home safe and sound. The journey was under the evident guardianship of the Lord from start to finish. We just walked in the door about an hour ago. Sometimes the [...]

1908, 2009

Mission Update July 2009

August 19th, 2009|Categories: Mission Reports|

Mission Report28 July, 2009 “Let us therefore be diligent to enter that rest, lest anyone fall according to the same example of disobedience….And we desire that each one of you show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope [...]

908, 2009

Arkansas Youth Camp

August 9th, 2009|Categories: Mission Reports|

 Arkansas Youth Camp Mission Report   We returned on Monday night from a long-haul cross-country road trip in which we clocked nearly 3,000 miles on our vehicle. As we travelled across the country we saw beautiful vistas, met some fellow [...]

908, 2009

Peru Mission Report

August 9th, 2009|Categories: Mission Reports|

Peru Mission ReportJuly 2009 Three Day Conference We returned to Peru for a short time this year in a time of crowded schedules. However, we thought it necessary to visit Julio and Betty, our representatives in Peru and South America. [...]

2007, 2009

Asia Mission Report

July 20th, 2009|Categories: Mission Reports|

Asia Mission ReportMay, 2009   “Remember the prisoners, as though in prison with them, and those who  are ill-treated, since you yourselves also are in the body.” Heb 13:3   “The King will answer and say to them, ‘Truly I [...]

1506, 2009

Government Amateur Hour

June 15th, 2009|Categories: Field Notes|

   Government Amateur Hour “For behold, the Lord God of hosts is going to remove from Jerusalem and Judah both supply and support ... and I will make mere lads their princes, and capricious children will rule over them, and [...]

106, 2009

On Becoming Children

June 1st, 2009|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #6 On Becoming Children “Assuredly, I say to you, unless you are converted and become as little children, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven.” Mat 18:3 “An innocent child is a man who [...]

2605, 2009

Prophetic Ministry

May 26th, 2009|Categories: Mission Reports|

Prophetic ministry21 May 2008 “For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy” – Rev 19:10   Floods, Earthquakes, Famines, and Plagues. We have just returned from six weeks in China, India, and Pakistan. After such a long time, [...]

1505, 2009

The Elijah Option

May 15th, 2009|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #5 The Elijah Option “The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.” Jam 5:16b   In this post, I want to discuss what I firmly believe to be the single most significant and essential step [...]

105, 2009

No Accidents in God’s Plan

May 1st, 2009|Categories: Field Notes|

Perilous Times Primer #4 No Accidents in God's Plan “Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the elect pilgrims of the dispersion ... according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience and sprinkling of [...]

1604, 2009

Children’s Bible Schools India 2009

April 16th, 2009|Categories: Mission Reports|

    India Children's Bible Schools  2009 Many hands and hearts worked together this year for the children of India!  Some went, others stayed, some taught, others prayed, some printed, drew, laminated, cut, gave, translated, designed, colored, punched and packaged!  All was done with one [...]

104, 2009

Victorious Celebration

April 1st, 2009|Categories: Newsletters|

Victorious Celebration  “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead…” 1Pe.1:3   Our Living [...]

104, 2009

Ministry Update

April 1st, 2009|Categories: Mission Reports|

Mission Field ReportApril, 2009   Papua New Guinea In January it was our privilege to return to the Ese Bible Institute in Numba village. We always consider it a real honor to work with veteran Bible translator Jim Parlier. The [...]

1511, 2008

Israel Tour 2008

November 15th, 2008|Categories: Newsletters|

Israel Tour Nov 22-Dec 1, 2008  The Israel tour is now history, and what a tour it was. We experienced a great “pilgrimage” through the land of the Bible. How blessed we were to share it with so many friends and [...]

109, 2008

Peru Mission Report

September 1st, 2008|Categories: Mission Reports|

Peru Mission Report "And from there they sailed to Antioch, from which they had been commended to the grace of God for the work that they had accomplished...and gathered the church together, they began to report all things that God [...]

1106, 2008

The Power of Hearing

June 11th, 2008|Categories: Field Notes|

The Simplicity Series #15 The Power of Hearing “Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” Rom 10:17 According to Jesus, one must have “ears to hear.” It is not enough to have ears, nor is hearing [...]

705, 2008

Christ, our Passover

May 7th, 2008|Categories: Field Notes|

The Simplicity Series #1 Christ, our Passover “… For indeed Christ, our Passover, was sacrificed for us. Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, nor with the leaven of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread [...]

105, 2008

Available People

May 1st, 2008|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Available People Moses (Num 12:3; Heb 11:25–26). To Moses, availability meant self-denial and great hardship to accomplish the plan of God. David (2Sa 10:11; 1Sa 16:13; 1Sa 17:37). In the battle with Goliath, there was only one person available for [...]

1404, 2008

Humility

April 14th, 2008|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Humility Humility must be sought (Zep 2:3). Humility is displayed through restraint (Luk 6:28–29). Humility is produced by the Holy Spirit (Gal 5:22–23). Humility is absolutely essential in teaching (2Ti 2:25; 2Co 10:1). Humility is absolutely essential in learning (Jam [...]

2203, 2008

Meekness

March 22nd, 2008|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Meekness  Pautes, or praotes, denotes "meekness."   In its use in Scripture ... it consists not in a person's "outward behaviour only; nor yet in his relations to his fellow-men; as little in his mere natural disposition. Rather it is an [...]

1003, 2008

Baptisms

March 10th, 2008|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Baptisms  In Heb 5:11–14 through Heb 6:1–3, the believers in first-century Jerusalem were called down for their failure to mature in the faith. These believers, who ought by now to have been teachers, were still babes who needed someone to [...]

1003, 2008

Ambassadorship

March 10th, 2008|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Ambassadorship An ambassador does not appoint himself. We are appointed by Christ (2Co 5:18–20). An ambassador does not support himself. God supplies all our needs (Eph 1:3; Phi 4:19). An ambassador is not a citizen of the country where he [...]

1512, 2007

The Mind of Christ

December 15th, 2007|Categories: Newsletters|

Christmas Greetings from Basic TrainingDecember 2007   “Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, Who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God, but made Himself of [...]

109, 2007

Missions Conference

September 1st, 2007|Categories: Newsletters|

Missions ConferenceWestside Bible Church, Glendale, Az October 5-7,  2007   I would like to recruit as many as possible to be in prayer for our upcoming missions conference.  I truly believe, as Oswald Chambers stated, “Prayer is not preparation for [...]

108, 2007

The Story of Mr. Eternity

August 1st, 2007|Categories: Newsletters|

The Story of Mr. EternityThere is nothing so effective in teaching valuable lessons of life like a good and true story. Many of Jesus’ greatest lessons began with the words, “A certain man (or king, or householder)”, which indicated that [...]

107, 2007

Thoughts on Independence

July 1st, 2007|Categories: Newsletters|

Thoughts on Independence  “Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free,  and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage.” (Gal 5:1)   As we celebrate Independence Day it is good for us [...]

1506, 2007

Pakistan Mission Report

June 15th, 2007|Categories: Mission Reports|

  Pakistan Mission Report 2007 Recently I was blessed with the opportunity to visit an amazing ministry in Pakistan. I was accompanied by my "Timothy in training", Logan Carnell (while his wife, Desiree, was helping Nan in India at the [...]

3005, 2007

Kenya, May 2007

May 30th, 2007|Categories: Mission Reports|

Kenya Mission 2007As Nan and team were in India for the children's Bible programs, Logan and I were able to continue on to Kenya. I was last in Kenya in 2003 with Nan and Cody. We had worked with Pastor [...]

105, 2007

Mission accomplished!

May 1st, 2007|Categories: Mission Reports|

Mission Accomplished! Thanks to all who covered us in prayer on our recent trip into Asia.  We can't tell you where we went but by God's grace we arrived safely to a remote little bible college tucked away in a sleepy village high [...]

110, 2006

Forgiveness

October 1st, 2006|Categories: Newsletters|

Forgiveness: A Living Object Lesson  “And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors….For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your [...]

110, 2006

Missions Review 2006

October 1st, 2006|Categories: Mission Reports|

Missions Review, 2006      January – Ese Bible Institute, Numba village, Papua New Guinea.                 Our original students will graduate this year!                 Pray for the two courses being taught this January         [...]

1507, 2006

July Newsletter

July 15th, 2006|Categories: Newsletters|

Prayer ChallengeBefore leaving Australia, we had been studying the prayers in the New Testament. We found that in almost every epistle, Paul actually includes prayer excerpts built around the doctrines he is expounding. Take Ephesians as an example. In the [...]

2601, 2006

Prayer of Jabez

January 26th, 2006|Categories: Conference Audio and Notes|

Long ago an unknown man uttered an obscure prayer. God recorded that prayer to be an encouragement to each and every seemingly insignificant and unknown believer who has the boldness to pray and trust Him for great things.

108, 2005

The Discipleship Continuum

August 1st, 2005|Categories: Mission Reports|

The Discipleship Continuum  “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations... teaching them to observe all things I have commanded," Mat 28:19-20    A careful study of Paul's missionary methodology demonstrates his commitment to the above mandate of our [...]

107, 2005

Florida Youth Camp Report

July 1st, 2005|Categories: Mission Reports|

Dear Prayer Warriors,Due to travels and settling in here in Arizona, I have been delayed in updating the camp ministry report. Following the great Arkansas camp (hosted and organized by Monty and Cheryl Watkins), I went on to join Steve and [...]

2503, 2005

Discipleship

March 25th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Discipleship The Countdown: The combined body of Christ has One all-encompassing spiritual objective. Mat.28:19 "Make disciple. In this are four elements Authority, v. 18. Invitation, v.19. Methodology, v.20. Promise, v.20b. Each believer has Two available sources of power for the [...]

2403, 2005

Blessing and Reward

March 24th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Blessing and RewardFive Categories of Blessing in Time Spiritual blessing (Eph 1:3; Col 2:10) Promotion (1Sa 2:30) Blessing by association (Psa 23:5) Historical impact (Isa 53:12) Dying grace (Psa 116:15) Four Categories of Reward in Eternity Praise (1Co 4:5) Crowns [...]

2103, 2005

The Rapture

March 21st, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

The RaptureThe English "rapture" comes from the Latin translation of a Greek word used only a handful of times in the New Testament. Harpazo means "to take by force, to snatch out of imminent danger." in the earliest Latin translations [...]

1803, 2005

Suffering

March 18th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

SufferingThere is no technique that can take the hurt out of pain. The task of faith is not to remove our pain, but to give us the strength to bear it—only in weakness can we find God's sufficiency revealed (2Co [...]

1703, 2005

Decisions

March 17th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Decisions1. Jesus Christ controls history. If Jesus Christ controls history, then there are crises in life, but there are no tragedies and no innocent victims (Rom 8:28; Eph 1:11; Col 1:17; Rev 22:12-13). 2. Every person has an allotment of [...]

1503, 2005

Peace

March 15th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Peace The environment of peace: Phi 1:2 The formula for peace: Phi 3:13-14 The practice of peace: Phi 4:6-7, Phi 4:11-13   Seven Disciplines Producing Peace For we walk by faith not by sight (2Co 5:7)   By faith learn [...]

903, 2005

Faith

March 9th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Faith Faith is contrary to human reason and logic (Rom 4:18; Mat 11:25). Faith does not depend on sight (Rom 4:18; 2Co 4:18). Faith is simply trusting God's Word (Rom 4:18; Gal 3:16; Rom 10:17; Heb 4:2). Faith looks impossibility [...]

2802, 2005

Divine Wisdom

February 28th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Divine Wisdom Divine wisdom abides forever (1Pe 1:25); earthly wisdom is passing away (1Co 2:6). The world rejects divine wisdom by rejecting the Lord Jesus Christ, the personification of wisdom (Joh 1:14, Joh 1:17; 1Co 2:8; Col 2:3). Divine wisdom [...]

2602, 2005

Evil

February 26th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Evil Believers are expected to recognize evil and know how to deal with it (Rom 12:21; Eph 6:10-18; 1Th 5:15). Evil is the policy of Satan; it originated with him (Isa 14:12-15; Eze 28:11-16). While sins are generated from man's [...]

2102, 2005

Spirituality

February 21st, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Spirituality What makes a person spiritual? Some people would look to externals for the answer—they would say a person is spiritual because of the pious way he dresses or talks, the things he does or does not do, the places [...]

1702, 2005

Discipline

February 17th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Discipline God disciplines His children, but His discipline is never punishment. Jesus Christ on the cross bore the punishment for all our sins. When we get out of line, God disciplines us for the sole purpose of getting us back [...]

202, 2005

Endurance

February 2nd, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Endurance The heights by great men seized and kept did not occur by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward through the night. Endurance is a vital factor in the spiritual life. (Heb. 10:36) "For you [...]

2901, 2005

Fellowship with God

January 29th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Fellowship with God The Biblical idea of fellowship is one of agreement producing communion, unity and compatibility. The word KOINONIA means "joint participation" in something. Fellowship begins with faith in Jesus Christ. (1Co. 1:9) "God is faithful, through whom you [...]

2601, 2005

God is Able

January 26th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

God is Able !! THE DECLARATION OF DIVINE POWER. (Mat. 19:26) "With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible." GOD IS ABLE TO SAVE FOREVER THOSE WHO BELIEVE IN JESUS CHRIST. (Heb. 7:25) "Hence, also, He [...]

2201, 2005

Imitation of Christ

January 22nd, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Imitation of Christ Imitation is the foundation of discipleship, the surest and quickest method of training. (1Co. 4:16) "I exhort you therefore, be imitators of me." The Corinthians could imitate Paul, for he was imitating Jesus Christ. (1Co. 11:1) "Be [...]

101, 2001

CBS Jesus Loves Me

January 1st, 2001|Categories: CBS Series|

Jesus Loves Me Coloring Book CBS Coloring Book --part of series CBS Jesus Loves Me Jesus Loves Me -- an evangelistic visual aide CBS Visual Aide --part of series CBS Jesus Loves Me

101, 2001

CBS Psalm 119

January 1st, 2001|Categories: CBS Series|

Psalm 119 Visual Aides (colored artwork) CBS Visual Aide --part of series CBS Psalm 119       Psalm 119 CBS Coloring Book --part of series CBS Psalm 119

101, 2001

CBS Psalm 23

January 1st, 2001|Categories: CBS Series|

Psalm 23 Visual Aides (colored artwork) CBS Visual Aide --part of series CBS Psalm 23   Psalm 23 Memory Verses CBS Memory Vere --part of series CBS Psalm 23   Psalm 23 CBS Coloring Book --part of series CBS Psalm [...]

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CBS Spanish — Village Curriculum

January 1st, 2001|Categories: CBS Series|

Curriculum Pueblerino, Lecturas 1-50 con medios visuales CBS Spanish Visual Aide --part of series CBS Spanish -- Village Curriculum     Curriculum Pueblerino, Lecturas 1-50, solo los apuntes de clase CBS Spanish Teaching Notes --part of series CBS Spanish -- [...]

101, 2001

CBS Village Curriculum

January 1st, 2001|Categories: CBS Series|

Village Curriculum Teaching Notes only CBS Teaching Note --part of series CBS Village Curriculum   Village Curriculum Artwork and Teaching Notes CBS Visual Aide --part of series CBS Village Curriculum

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Death

February 6th, 2000|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Death Webster's dictionary defines death as "a permanent cessation of all vital functions: the end of life." Though it is often associated with extinction, death in the Bible never means the end of existence. Instead, it means separation from or the inability [...]

602, 2000

Free Will

February 6th, 2000|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Free Will a quote by C.S. Lewis " ... free will, though it makes evil possible, is also the only thing that makes possible any love or goodness or joy worth having. A world of automata—of creatures that worked like [...]

602, 2000

The Plan of God

February 6th, 2000|Categories: Field Notes|

The Plan of God ... I am God, and there is no one like Me, declaring the end from the beginning ... saying, "My purpose will be established." (Isa 46:9-10) The counsel of the Lord stands forever, the plans of [...]

602, 2000

Greek

February 6th, 2000|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Greek     The New Testament was written in the language used in the Greek-speaking world from about 300 B.C. to  A.D. 500. It was known as Koine or "common" Greek because it was street language—the language of the people—as opposed [...]

602, 2000

Parakaleo

February 6th, 2000|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Parakaleo     Parakaleo is one of the oldest and richest words in the Greek language. The compound—para, "alongside," and kaleo, "to call," conjured up at least five vivid pictures to the Greeks. It was used to mean: To rekindle a [...]

1601, 2000

Hermeneutics

January 16th, 2000|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Hermeneutics     In his account of the risen Lord's walk to Emmaus, Luke relates that Jesus reproved the disheartened disciples for not believing what the prophets had spoken. "And beginning with Moses, and with all the prophets, He explained to [...]

1601, 2000

Dispensations

January 16th, 2000|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

Dispensations Throughout human history, salvation has always been by faith in the revealed Son of God—Jesus Christ the Savior. But the way in which Christ has been revealed and the expression of faith have differed in the various dispensations. Unger's Bible Dictionary [...]

1601, 2000

The Church

January 16th, 2000|Categories: Field Notes|Tags: |

The Church Formation. The Church was anticipated by the Lord Jesus Christ in Mat 16:13–18, but the formation of the Church did not take place until the coming of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is the power who makes [...]

101, 2000

Romans 1:16

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes.” Romans 1:16    From strength to strength go on;Wrestle and fight and pray;Tread all the powers of darkness [...]

101, 2000

Isaiah 30:19

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“He will be very gracious to you at the sound of your cry; When He hears it, He will answer you.” Isaiah 30:19    And shall I still the load retainWhich Thou hast offered to sustain?No, at Thy bidding I will [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 84:11

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“The Lord will give grace and glory; no good think will He withhold from those who walk uprightly.” Psalms 84:11    He lives, to bless me with His love;He lives, to plead for me above;He lives, my hungry soul to feed;He [...]

101, 2000

Joshua 1:5

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“As I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I will not leave you nor forsake you.” Joshua 1:5    Not for ease or worldly pleasure,Nor for fame my prayer shall be;Gladly will I toil and suffer,Only let me [...]

101, 2000

John 14:13

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“And whatever you ask in My name, that I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.” John 14:13    My heart overflows, the grace He provides,Is just what I need for my care;'Tis all I could ask, [...]

101, 2000

1st John 4:10

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins.” 1st John 4:10    O love divine, that stooped to shareOur sharpest pang, our bitterest tearOn [...]

101, 2000

Revelation 3:10

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Because you have kept My command to persevere, I also will keep you from the hour of trial.” Revelation 3:10    My Father, this I ask of Thee;Knowing that Thou wilt grant the plea -For this, and only this, I pray,Strength [...]

101, 2000

Romans 8:16

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God.” Romans 8:16    Everlasting arms of loveAre beneath, around, above;He who left His throne of light,And unnumbered angels bright.

101, 2000

Hebrews 13:5

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“I will never leave you nor forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5    Through many dangers, toils and snares,I have already come;'Tis grace has brought me safe thus far,And grace will lead me home.

101, 2000

Romans 8:1

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.” Romans 8:1    The King of love, my Shepherd is,Whose goodness faileth never;I nothing lack [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 121:1-2

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“I will lift up my eyes to the hills; from whence comes my help? My help comes from the Lord.” Psalms 121:1-2    Oh, let Thy great almighty careThrough all this day attend,From every danger, every snare,My heedless steps defend.

101, 2000

John 10:9

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“I am the door. If anyone enters by Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture.” John 10:9    Who walks with God must take His way,Across far distances and gray,To goals that others do [...]

101, 2000

Job 23:10-11

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“He knows the way that I take - my foot has held fast to His steps. I have kept His way and not turned aside.” Job 23:10-11    He marks thy steps, He goes before,From this time forth, forevermore;Then from thy [...]

101, 2000

John 8:31

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“If you abide in My Word, you are My disciples indeed.” John 8:31    Take my life, and let it beConsecrated, Lord, to Thee,Take my moments and my days;Let them flow in ceaseless praise.

101, 2000

Psalms 34:1

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth.” Psalms 34:1    Were the whole realm of nature mine,That were a present far too small;Love so amazing, so divine,Demands my soul, my life, my [...]

101, 2000

Philippians 4:11-12

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“For I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content: I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound.” Philippians 4:11-12    His goodness stands approved,Unchanged from day to day:I'll drop my burden at His feet,And [...]

101, 2000

Romans 8:28

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.” Romans 8:28    I know not what the future hathOf marvel or surprise,Assured along that life [...]

101, 2000

Deuteronomy 33:27

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.” Deuteronomy 33:27    If rough and thorny be the wayMy strength proportioned to my day,Till toil and grief and pain shall ceaseWhere all is calm and joy and peace.

101, 2000

1st John 3:22

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“And whatever we ask we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and do those things that are pleasing in His sight.” 1st John 3:22    In the Book of God's love He assures meThat my strength it shall be [...]

101, 2000

John 16:33

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” John 16:33    God understands your weaknessHe knows the tempter's power;And He will walk beside youHowever dark the hour.

101, 2000

Proverbs 3:6

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.” Proverbs 3:6    The Lord my Shepherd is,I shall be well supplied;Since He is mine and I am His,What can I want beside?

101, 2000

1st John 1:9

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” 1st John 1:9    He breaks the power of canceled sin,He sets the prisoner free;His blood can make the [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 121:7

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“The Lord shall preserve you from all evil; He shall preserve your soul.” Psalms 121:7    Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah.Pilgrim through this barren land:I am weak but Thou art mighty;Hold me with Thy powerful hand.

101, 2000

Psalms 138:7

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me; - and Your right hand will save me.” Psalms 138:7    We know not what the path may beAs yet by us untrod;But we can trust our all on [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 91:4

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“He shall cover you with His feathers and under His wings you shall take refuge. His truth shall be your shield and buckler.” Psalms 91:4    Ofttimes the path is veiled to sight,No guiding gleams to cheer;Yet they who walk by [...]

101, 2000

2nd Timothy 2:15

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the Word of truth.” 2nd Timothy 2:15    Since I must fight if I would reign;Increase my courage, Lord!I'll bear the toil, [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 62:5

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“My soul, waits silently for God alone, for my expectation is from Him.” Psalms 62:5    Whom have we, Lord, but Thee,Soul-thirst to satisfy?Exhaustless spring! The waters free!All other streams are dry.

101, 2000

Galatians 6:9

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.” Galatians 6:9    Don't stop praying, but have more trust;Don't stop praying; for pray we must;Faith will banish a [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 32:8

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eye.” Psalms 32:8    Lord, I would clasp Thy hand in mine,Nor ever murmur nor repineContent, whatever lot I see,Since 'tis my [...]

101, 2000

Proverbs 3:5

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding.” Proverbs 3:5    When testings come without, withinThen, more than conquerors over sinWe shall through Christ, the battle win,And find the Victory.

101, 2000

Jeremiah 33:3

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.” Jeremiah 33:3    How gentle God's commands,How kind His precepts are!Come, cast your burdens on the Lord,And trust His constant care.

101, 2000

Zechariah 4:6

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit says the Lord of hosts.” Zechariah 4:6    Saviour, 'tis a full surrender,All I leave to follow Thee;Thou my Leader and Defender,From this hour shall ever be.

101, 2000

John 12:32

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all peoples to Myself.” John 12:32    Jesus, Thou are my righteousness,For all my sins were Thine;Thy death hath bought of God my peaceThy life hath made Him mine.

101, 2000

Psalms 103:12

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“As far as the east is from the west, so far has He removed our transgressions from us.” Psalms 103:12    Lord, I thank Thee for salvation,Grace so mighty and so free;Take my all in consecration,Glorify Thyself in me.

101, 2000

2nd Timothy 2:12

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“If we endure, we shall also reign with Him. If we deny Him, He will also deny us.” 2nd Timothy 2:12    A charge to keep I have,A God to glorify;A never-dying soul to save,And fit it for the sky.

101, 2000

Psalms 73:24

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“You will guide me with Your counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.” Psalms 73:24    My knowledge of that life is small,The eye of faith is dim;But it's enough that Christ knows all;And I shall be with Him.

101, 2000

Isaiah 35:10

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“And the ransomed of the Lord shall - obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.” Isaiah 35:10    Take the world but give me Jesus,Let me have His constant smile,Then throughout my pilgrim journeyFaith shall cheer me [...]

101, 2000

1st Thessalonians 5:17-18

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Jesus Christ for you.” 1st Thessalonians 5:17-18    O, steal away softly to JesusTo Him let thy heart be outpouredThy Father, who seeth in secretShall give [...]

101, 2000

Romans 5:8

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8    How sweet the name of Jesus soundsIn a believer's ear!It soothes his sorrows, heals his woundsAnd drives away his fear.

101, 2000

Luke 9:23

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.” Luke 9:23    Lord, I have given my life to Thee,And every day and hour is Thine -What Thou appointest let [...]

101, 2000

Isaiah 26:4

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Trust in the Lord forever, for in the Lord Jehovah is everlasting strength.” Isaiah 26:4    Let the road be rough and dreary,And its end far out of sight,Foot in bravely, strong or weary,Trust in God, and do the right.

101, 2000

Psalms 121:2

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“My help comes from the Lord, Who made heaven and earth.” Psalms 121:2     I am with thee to deliver -From the dread destroyer's power,Victory shall be as a river -If you trust this very hour.

101, 2000

1st Peter 2:6

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“And he who believes on Him will be no means be put to shame.” 1st Peter 2:6    The crowd of cares, the weightiest cross;Seem trifles less than light,Earth looks so little and so low,When faith shines full and bright.

101, 2000

Matthew 6:33

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.” Matthew 6:33    I would be quiet, Lord;Nor tease, nor fret;Not one small need of mineWilt Thou forget.

101, 2000

Mark 9:23

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes.” Mark 9:23    Looking on things unseen,By faith I seeGlory exceeding greatWorketh for me.

101, 2000

Ephesians 6:10

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might.” Ephesians 6:10    In Thy strong hand I lay me down,So shall Thy work be done:For who can work so wondrouslyAs the Almighty One.

101, 2000

Psalms 1:1

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly.” Psalms 1:1    Take my will and make it Thine,It shall be no longer mine;Take my heart, it is Thine own,It shall be Thy royal throne.

101, 2000

Psalms 46:10

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Be still, and know that I am God.” Psalms 46:10    Lord, I believe; Thy power I own,Thy Word I would obey;I wander comfortless and lone,When from Thy truth I stray.

101, 2000

Psalms 42:5

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him for the help of His countenance.” Psalms 42:5    Each future scene to Thee I leaveSufficient 'tis to knowThou canst from every evil save,And every good bestow.

101, 2000

Psalms 91:11

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“For He shall give His angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways.” Psalms 91:11    I love to think on mercies past,And future good implore,And all my cares and sorrows castOn Him whom I adore.

101, 2000

John 3:17

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.” John 3:17    I need no other argument,I want no other plea;It is enough that Jesus died,And that [...]

101, 2000

Matthew 28:20

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Matthew 28:20    Under Thy wings, my God, I restUnder Thy shadow safely lie;By Thy own strength in peace possessed,While dread evils pass me by.

101, 2000

Hebrews 2:18

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“For in that He Himself has suffered, being tempted, He is able to aid those who are tempted.” Hebrews 2:18    Everlasting arms uphold thee.Love divine surrounds thy way;Why should earthly cares distress theeOr thy trembling heart display?

101, 2000

2nd Corinthians 4:17

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory.” 2nd Corinthians 4:17    Tis settled, Lord, I rest in Thee;My broken will says only yes.Now, now indeed, [...]

101, 2000

John 1:12

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“As many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name.” John 1:12    Fain we would on Thee rely,Cast on Thee our sin and care:To Thine arms of [...]

101, 2000

Philippians 4:19

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“My God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:19    Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take,The clouds ye so much dread,Are big with mercies, and shall breakIn blessing on your head.

101, 2000

Ephesians 1:7

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace.” Ephesians 1:7    'I have been bought with a price' -A price no pen can compute;The wondrous grace of the BuyerForbids my [...]

101, 2000

1st John 3:1

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Behold, what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God!” 1st John 3:1    Higher than the highest heaven,Deeper than the deepest sea,Lord! At last Thy love has conquered;None of self, and [...]

101, 2000

Micah 6:8

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?” Micah 6:8    In Thee I place my trust,On Thee [...]

101, 2000

James 1:5

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him.” James 1:5    The task Thy wisdom hath assigned,O, let me cheerfully fulfill;In all my [...]

101, 2000

Genesis 28:15

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go.” Genesis 28:15    Yesterday He helped me,Today I'll praise His name;Because I know tomorrowHe'll help me just the same.

101, 2000

2nd Corinthians 5:17

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” 2nd Corinthians 5:17    Once it was my working,His it hence shall be.Once I tried to use Him,Now He [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 23:1

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.” Psalms 23:1    He leadeth me! O blessed thought!O words with heavenly comfort fraughtWhate'er I do, where'er I be,Still 'tis God's hand that leadeth me.

101, 2000

1st Peter 5:4

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that does not fade away.” 1st Peter 5:4    I have a heritage of bliss,Which yet I may not see;The Hand that bled to make it mine,Is keeping [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 91:3

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Surely he shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the perilous pestilence.” Psalms 91:3    Forever in my thought the LordBefore my face shall stand;Secure, unmoved, I shall remain,With Him at my right hand.

101, 2000

Matthew 11:28

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28    Lord, I believe; but gloomy fearsSometimes bedim my sight;I look to Thee with prayers and tearsAnd cry for strength and light.

101, 2000

1st Chronicles 22:13

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Be strong and of good courage; do not fear nor be dismayed.” 1st Chronicles 22:13    In the common round of dutyLift thy heart in praise;For the Lord hath surely promisedStrength for all thy days.

101, 2000

Psalms 34:4

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“I sought the Lord, and He heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.” Psalms 34:4    Jesus, Thou Friend divine,Our Saviour, and our King,Thy hand from every snare and foe,Shall great deliverance bring.

101, 2000

John 6:37

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“All that the Father gives Me shall come to Me, and the one who comes to Me, I will by no means cast out.” John 6:37    I heard the voice of Jesus say,'I am this dark world's Light.Look unto Me, [...]

101, 2000

John 14:27

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Let now your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.” John 14:27    Within the maddening maze of things,And tossed by storm and flood,To one fixed stake my spirit clingsI know that God is good.

101, 2000

Psalms 34:7

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“The angel of the Lord encamps all around those who fear Him and delivers them.” Psalms 34:7    I know not where His islands liftTheir fronded palms in air;I only know I cannot driftBeyond His love and care.

101, 2000

Psalms 37:23

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, and He delights in his way.” Psalms 37:23    Teach me, my God and King,In all things Thee to see,And what I do in anything,To do it as for Thee.

101, 2000

Isaiah 45:2

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“I will go before you and make the crooked places straight.” Isaiah 45:2    Others may do a greater work,But you have your part to do;And no one in all God's heritageCan do it so well as you.

101, 2000

Matthew 10:32

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Therefore, whoever confesses Me before men, him I will also confess before My Father Who is in Heaven.” Matthew 10:32    Lord, let me through this busy dayConduct myself in such a wayThat everyone I meet may seeThe Spirit of the [...]

101, 2000

Romans 5:1-2

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through Whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.” [...]

101, 2000

2nd Timothy 4:18

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“And the Lord will deliver me from every evil work and preserve me for His heavenly kingdom.” 2nd Timothy 4:18    My way in life which Thou shalt choose,I know will be the best;And through the trust I have in Thee,My [...]

101, 2000

1st John 3:21

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence toward God.” 1st John 3:21    I'm so glad I learned to trust Thee,Precious Jesus, Saviour, Friend;And I know that Thou art with me,Wilt be with me to the end.

101, 2000

Psalms 18:2

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in Whom I will trust.” Psalms 18:2    Deep in unfathomable minesOf never-failing skill,He treasures up His bright designs,And works His sovereign will.

101, 2000

Psalms 91:10

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“No evil shall befall you, nor shall any plague come near your dwelling.” Psalms 91:10    It matters to Him about you,He meaneth to see you quite through;The might of His hand, no power can withstand,He always is thinking of you.

101, 2000

Isaiah 54:17

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“No weapon formed against you shall prosper, and every tongue which rises against you in judgment, You shall condemn.” Isaiah 54:17    Sometimes on the Rock I tremble,Faint of heart and weak of knee,But the steadfast Rock of AgesNever trembles under [...]

101, 2000

Selah Psalms 32:7

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“You are my hiding place; You shall preserve me from trouble; You shall surround me with songs of deliverance.” Selah Psalms 32:7    I see Thee not, I hear Thee not,Yet art Thou oft with me;And earth hath ne'er so dear [...]

101, 2000

Romans 8:31

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“If God is for us, who can be against us?” Romans 8:31    When we in darkness walk,Nor feel the heavenly flame,Then is the time to trust our God,And rest upon His Name.

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John 6:51

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“I am the living bread which came down from Heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever.” John 6:51    I shall see Him, I shall know Him,As I look upon His blessed face;I shall love Him and [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 91:1

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.” Psalms 91:1    My times are in Thy hand,Whatever they may be,Pleasing or painful, dark or bright,As best may seem to Thee.

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Ephesians 3:20

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us.” Ephesians 3:20    O Master, let me walk with TheeIn lowly paths of service free;Tell me [...]

101, 2000

Philippians 4:13

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13    O for a faith that will not shrink,And pressed by many a foe,That will not tremble on the brinkOf any earthly woe.

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John 8:12

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“I am the Light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the Light of life.” John 8:12    He goes before Thee, O my soul!Fear not to follow where He leads;He knows the strength [...]

101, 2000

Romans 10:10

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“For with the heart one believes unto righteousness and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.” Romans 10:10    Help us Thee, Saviour, to confess,In Whom our life we see;And oh! May fruits of holinessProve that we live to Thee.

101, 2000

James 4:2-3

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“You lust and do not have. You murder and covet and cannot obtain. You fight and war. Yet you do not have because you do not ask and then you ask and do not receive because you ask amiss, that [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 63:3

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Because Your lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise You.” Psalms 63:3    O Lord, whate'er my path may be,If only I may walk with TheeAnd talk with Thee along the way,I'll praise Thee for it ALL some day.

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Psalms 50:15

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify Me.” Psalms 50:15    I would not ask Thee whyMy path should beThrough strange and stony waysThou leadest me!

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Isaiah 43:2

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you.” Isaiah 43:2    He is daily with us, loving, loving,Longing to befriend us, waiting but to bless;Yet we bear our burdens, [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 37:39

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“But the salvation of the righteous is from the Lord; He is their strength in the time of trouble.” Psalms 37:39    Pray when the dark day cometh;And clouds hang overhead;In the secret of His presenceThy soul hath naught to dread.

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Matthew 5:16

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in Heaven.” Matthew 5:16    Jesus! And shall it ever be,A mortal man ashamed of Thee?Ashamed of Thee, Whom angels praiseWhose glories shine [...]

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Ephesians 1:3

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in heavenly places in Christ.” Ephesians 1:3    We give Thee but Thine own,Whatever the gift may be;All that we have is [...]

101, 2000

Matthew 21:22

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“And whatever things you ask in prayer, believing you will receive.” Matthew 21:22    I must tell Jesus all of my troubles;He is a kind, compassionate Friend;If I but ask Him He will deliver,Make of my troubles quickly an end.

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Mark 8:34

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Whoever desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.” Mark 8:34    Take my love; my Lord, I pourAt Thy feet its treasure store.Take myself, and I will beEver only, all for [...]

101, 2000

Romans 8:32

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“He Who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things?” Romans 8:32    The Lord has promised good to me,His Word my hope secures;He [...]

101, 2000

Ephesians 6:13

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.” Ephesians 6:13    The foe is stern and eager,The fight is fierce and long,But He has [...]

101, 2000

1st John 5:4

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world - our faith.” 1st John 5:4    Go to the deeps of God's promise,And claim whatsoever ye will;The blessing of God will [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 19:14

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Let the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer.” Psalms 19:14    When God inclines the heart to pray,He hath an ear to hear;To Him there's [...]

101, 2000

John 14:3

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.” John 14:3    Oh, search my life, my will, my all,As now on [...]

101, 2000

James 5:16

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.” James 5:16    Go to the deeps of God'spromise;Ask freely of Him, and receive;All good may be had for the asking,If seeking, ye truly believe.

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1st Samuel 16:7

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“For the Lord does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” 1st Samuel 16:7    Whatsoe'er our lot may be,Calmly in this thought we'll rest-Could we see as Thou [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 27:14

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Wait on the Lord; be of good courage and He shall strengthen your heart; wait, I say, on the Lord!” Psalms 27:14    I have walked alone with JesusIn a fellowship divine;Nevermore can earth allure me.I am His and He is [...]

101, 2000

Isaiah 30:15

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and confidence shall be your strength.” Isaiah 30:15    Renew my will from day to day;Blended with Thine; and take awayAll that now makes it hard to say,Thy will be done!

101, 2000

Psalms 56:11

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“In God I have put my trust; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?” Psalms 56:11    Stilled now be every anxious care;See God's great goodness everywhere;Leave all to Him in perfect rest;He will do all things [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 23:4

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil.” Psalms 23:4    When the woes of life o'er-take me,Hopes deceive, and fears annoy,Never shall the cross forsake me;Lo! It glows with peace and [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 37:4

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Delight yourself also in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart.” Psalms 37:4    My song shall be of JesusHis mercy crowns my days,He fills my cup with blessings,And tunes my heart to praise.

101, 2000

Psalms 50:23

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Whoever offers praise glorifies Me; and to him who orders his conduct aright I will show the salvation of God.” Psalms 50:23    Complete in Thee! No work of mineMay take, O Lord, the place of Thine!Thy blood has pardon bought [...]

101, 2000

Colossians 3:17

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.” Colossians 3:17    Jesus, my Lord and Saviour,Bearing my sin on the tree,Lifted my soul's heavy burden,Now [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 145:18

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, to all who call upon Him in truth.” Psalms 145:18    He will hold my hand! There is naught to fear!What a word of comfort, of peace, or cheer!God Himself my [...]

101, 2000

Philippians 1:6

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Being confident of this very thing, that He Who has begun a work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ.” Philippians 1:6    Commit thou all thy griefsAnd ways into His hands,To His sure truth and tender [...]

101, 2000

Jeremiah 29:13

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“And you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart.” Jeremiah 29:13    O Master, let me walk with TheeIn lowly paths of service free;Tell me Thy secret; help me bearThe strain of toil, [...]

101, 2000

Mark 11:24

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them.” Mark 11:24    No voice of prayer to Thee can rise,But swift as light Thy love replies;Not always what we ask, indeed,But, O most [...]

101, 2000

Exodus 33:14

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.” Exodus 33:14    He knows, He loves, He cares,Nothing this truth can dim,He gives the very best to thoseWho leave the choice with Him.

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John 10:10

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“I have come that they might have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” John 10:10    Lord, I am Thine, entirely Thine,Purchased and saved by blood divineWith full consent Thine eye would be,And own Thine sovereign right in [...]

101, 2000

Joel 2:13

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Return to the Lord your God, for He is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness; and He relents from doing harm.” Joel 2:13    Ill that He blesses is our good,And unblessed good is ill;And all is [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 9:10

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“And those who know Your Name will put their trust in You; for You, Lord, have not forsaken those who seek You.” Psalms 9:10    Safe in the arms of sovereign loveWe ever shall remain;Nor shall the rage of earth or [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 37:5

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Commit your way to the Lord, trust also in Him, and He shall bring it to pass.” Psalms 37:5    I take Thy hand, and fears grow still,Behold Thy face, and doubts remove;Who would not yield his wavering willTo perfect truth [...]

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Isaiah 43:1

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; you are Mine.” Isaiah 43:1    Peace with God, the blood in heavenSpeaks of pardon now to me;Peace with God, the Lord is risen,Righteousness now counts me [...]

101, 2000

1st John 2:15

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.” 1st John 2:15    Less, less of self each dayAnd more, my God, of Thee;Oh, keep [...]

101, 2000

1st Timothy 4:12

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Be an example to the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.” 1st Timothy 4:12    Open my eyes that I may seeEach day my opportunity.May I not miss a single chanceOr fail of Thine [...]

101, 2000

Proverbs 18:10

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.” Proverbs 18:10    Though there are dangers untold and sternConfronting me in the way,Willingly still would I go, nor turn,But trust Thee for grace [...]

101, 2000

Isaiah 45:22

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Look to Me, and be saved, all you ends of the earth! For I am God, and there is no other.” Isaiah 45:22    He lives to still His people's fears;He lives to wipe away their tears;He lives their mansions to [...]

101, 2000

John 15:5

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.” John 15:5    Not I, but Christ, be honored, loved, exalted;Not I, but Christ, be seen, be known, be loved;Not I, but [...]

101, 2000

Matthew 25:34

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Come, you blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.” Matthew 25:34    Only, O Lord, in Thy dear loveFit us for perfect rest above;And help us this and every day,To live more [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 55:22

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Cast your burden on the Lord, and He shall sustain you; He shall never permit the righteous to be moved.” Psalms 55:22    Take to God your plans and failures,Anytime and anywhere;No one e'er has gone unanswered,For He answers every prayer.

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Isaiah 65:24

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“It shall come to pass that before they call, I will answer; and while they are still speaking, I will hear.” Isaiah 65:24    Through every moment of the dayWhate'er may meet thee on life's way,This thought shall be thy strength [...]

101, 2000

Isaiah 59:1

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Behold, the Lord's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; nor His ear heavy, that it cannot hear.” Isaiah 59:1    Ask the Saviour to help you,Comfort, strength, and keep you;He is willing to aid you.He will carry you through.

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John 6:35

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“I am the Bread of Life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst.” John 6:35    Fountain of grace, rich, full and free,What need I, that is not in Thee?Full pardon, [...]

101, 2000

James 5:8

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.” James 5:8    How safe and how happy are theyWho on the Good Shepherd rely!He gives them their strength for the day,Their needs He will [...]

101, 2000

Psalms 103:2

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Blessed the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits.” Psalms 103:2    Fix your eyes upon Jesus,Look full in His wonderful face,And the things of earth will grow strangely dimIn the light of His glory and grace.

101, 2000

John 15:7

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you.” John 15:7    No one ever cared for me like Jesus;There's no other friend so kind as [...]

101, 2000

Ephesians 6:11

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.” Ephesians 6:11    Take all the failures, each mistakeOf our poor, human ways,Then, Saviour, for Thine own dear sake,Make them show [...]

101, 2000

Matthew 7:7

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and it will be opened to you.” Matthew 7:7    My weakened will Lord, Thou canst renew;My sinful nature Thou canst subdue;Fill me just now with power [...]

101, 2000

2nd Thessalonians 3:3

January 1st, 2000|Categories: Verse-Poem Pairs|

“But the Lord is faithful, Who will establish you and guard you from the evil one.” 2nd Thessalonians 3:3    The saints should never be dismayed,Nor sink in hopeless fear;For when they least expect His aid,The Saviour will appear.