Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Made Alive

Ephesians 2.4-5

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

His Rule Rules

Ephesians 1.20-22
God set Christ on a throne in deep heaven, in charge of running the universe, everything from galaxies to governments, no name and no power exempt from his rule. And not just for the time being, but forever. He is in charge of it all, has the final word on everything.

Monday, August 29, 2011

Infinitely Endless

Ephesians 1.17-19
I do more than thank. I ask - ask God that you see the utter extravagance of his work in us who trust him - endless energy, boundless strength!

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Everything Means Everything

Ephesians 1.13-14
The Holy Spirit is a reminder that we'll get everything God has planned for us, a praising and glorious life.

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Long Before

Ephesians 1.11-12
Long before we first heard of Christ and got our hopes up, he had his eye on us, had designs on us for glorious living, part of the overall purpose he is working out in everything and everyone.

Friday, August 26, 2011


Ephesians 1.9-10
He set out before us a long-range plan in which everything would be brought together and summed up in him, everything in deepest heaven, everything on planet earth.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Abundantly Free

Ephesians 1.7-8
Because of the sacrifice of the Messiah, we're a free people. And not just barely free, abundantly free! He thought of everything, provided for everything we could possibly need.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011


Ephesians 1.3-4
How blessed is God! And what a blessing he is! Long before he laid down earth's foundations, he had us in mind to be made whole by his love.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Unforced Rhythm of Grace

Galatians 5.22
When we live God's way, he brings gifts into our lives.
wow! you have chosen to completely trust God with your life, taking every bit of his way as yours, and he has brought the awesome gift of healing into your life! thank you Lord! you have made the best decision to live God's way, letting go of having your own way and trusting him for everything, every part and parcel of your life - and he has brought and continues to bring gifts into your life! you have exuberance about life, PEACE and security, he has developed in you a willingness to stick with things, finding yourself in loyal commitments. the lord has flooded your life with his gifts because you have trusted completely in him, especially letting him run your whole family, your life, your everything. the lord has made sure that YOU DON'T NEED TO FORCE YOUR WAY IN LIFE, and you are ABLE TO MARSHAL AND DIRECT YOUR ENERGIES WISELY (vv.22-23)!

Monday, August 22, 2011

Never Again

Galatians 5.1
Christ has set us free to live a free life. So take your stand! Never again let anyone put a harness of slavery on you.

Sunday, August 21, 2011


Galatians 3.20
The original promise is the direct blessing of God, received by faith.

Saturday, August 20, 2011


Galatians 3.11,13-14
The person who lives in right relationship with God does it by embracing what God arranges for him. Christ redeemed us from that self-defeating, cursed life by absorbing it completely into himself. He became a curse, and at the same time dissolved the curse. Because of that, the air is cleared and blessing is present and available. We are all able to receive God's life, his Spirit, in and with us by believing.

Friday, August 19, 2011

Love Is Lavish

Galatians 3.5
The God who lavishly provides you with his own presence, his Holy Spirit, working things in your lives you could never do for yourselves, does these things because you trust him to do them in you.

Thursday, August 18, 2011


Galatians 2.6
God isn't impressed with mere appearances.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

I Know that I Know that I Know

Galatians 1.3-4
We know the meaning of grace and peace because Jesus Christ rescued us from this evil world we're in.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Full Force

2 Corinthians 13.3-4
You'll get the full force of Christ, don't think you won't. He was sheer weakness and humiliation when he was killed on the Cross, but oh, he's alive now-in the mighty power of God!

Monday, August 15, 2011

Run-to Jury

2 Corinthians 12.19
You're not the jury; God is the jury -- God revealed in Christ -- and we make our case before him.

Sunday, August 14, 2011

The Great Takeover

2 Corinthians 12.9-10
Christ's strength moves in on your weakness. So take limitations in stride, and with good cheer, these limitations that cut you down to size—abuse, accidents, opposition, bad breaks. Just let Christ take over! And so the weaker you get, the stronger you become.

Saturday, August 13, 2011

What He Said..

2 Corinthians 10.18
What you say about yourself means nothing in God's work. It's what God says about you that makes the difference.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Oh Yes He Diddd!

2 Corinthians 9.8
God can pour on the blessings in astonishing ways so that you're ready for anything and everything, more than just ready to do what needs to be done.

Thursday, August 11, 2011


2 Corinthians 8.9-11
You are familiar with the generosity of our Master, Jesus Christ. Rich as he was, he gave it all away for us So the best thing you can do right now is to finish what you started and not let those good intentions grow stale. Your heart's been in the right place all along. You've got what it takes to finish it up, so go to it.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011


2 Corinthians 7.9
Let the distress bring you to God, not drive you from him. The result's all gain, no loss.

Tuesday, August 09, 2011


2 Corinthians 6.16,7.1
"I'll live in them, move into them; I'll be their God and they'll be my people." Promises like this pull us on.

Monday, August 08, 2011

Right When You Needed Me Most

2 Corinthians 6.2
God reminds us, I heard your call in the nick of time; The day you needed me, I was there to help. Now is the right time to listen, the day to be helped.

Sunday, August 07, 2011

New You

2 Corinthians 5.16-17
We don't judge people by what they have or how they look. We look inside, and what we see is that anyone united with the Messiah gets a fresh start, is created new. A new life burgeons!

Saturday, August 06, 2011

Life Included

2 Corinthians 5.15
He included everyone in his death so that everyone could also be included in his life, a resurrection life, a far better life than people ever lived on their own.

Friday, August 05, 2011

A Little Bit of Heaven is More than Enough

2 Corinthians 5.5,14
The Spirit of God whets our appetite by giving us a taste of what's ahead. He puts a little of heaven in our hearts so that we'll never settle for less. His love has the first and last word in everything we do.

Thursday, August 04, 2011

Keep Keepin' On!

2 Corinthians 4.16
We're not giving up. How could we! Even though on the outside it often looks like things are falling apart on us, on the inside, where God is making new life, not a day goes by without his unfolding grace.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011


2 Corinthians 3.17
When God is personally present, a living Spirit, that old, constricting legislation is recognized as obsolete. We're free of it!

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Live Man Walking

2 Corinthians 2.12
God had opened the door; all I had to do was walk through it.

Monday, August 01, 2011


2 Corinthians 1.20-22
Whatever God has promised gets stamped with the Yes of Jesus. God affirms us, making us a sure thing in Christ, putting his Yes within us. By his Spirit he has stamped us with his eternal pledge—a sure beginning of what he is destined to complete.