Love Letter

I like to think of the Bible as God’s love letter to me. If you think about it, that is what it is. He is telling us how much he loves us. He also tells us how to live our lives so that we are the happiest and so that we may bring joy to Him. These are just a few encouraging verses and a few of my favorites! (I will probably continue adding more) If you have a favorite or another one you’d like to share please tell me!

“My child, pay attention to what I say.  Listen carefully to my words.  Don’t lose sight of them; let them penetrate deep into your heart, for they bring life to those who find them and healing to their whole body”
-Proverbs 4:20-22

“And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.” -Romans 8:28

“Look at the nations and watch- and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe even if you were told”
 -Habakkuk 1:5

“Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for He who promised is faithful. And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds.” Hebrews 10:23-24

“I run straight to the goal with purpose in every step.” 1 Corinthians 9:26.

“Be joyful always; Pray continuously; Give thanks in all circumstances.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

“He has made everything beautiful in His time.”
 -Ecclesiates 3:11

“And don’t be wishing you were someplace else or with  someone else. Where you are right now is God’s place for you. Live and obey and love and believe right there.”  1 Corinthians 7:17

“I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.”  Galatians 2:20

“Cast all your anxiety upon the Lord, for He cares about you.” 1 Peter 5:7

“In this world you will have trouble. But take heart, I have overcome the world and in that you will find peace.” John 16:33

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, present your requests to God.  And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding will come and guard your heart and mind in Christ Jesus.” -Philippians 4:6-7

“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. I say to myself, “The Lord is my portion; there I will wait for him. The Lord is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him; it is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord.”
 -Lamentations 3:22-26

“But as for me, I will sing about your power.  Each morning I will sing with joy about your unfailing love.  For you have been my refuge, a place of safety when I am in distress.”
-Psalm 59:16-17

“I am in deep distress.  Let me fall into the hands of the Lord, for His mercy is very great.”
-1 Chronicles 21:13

Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith, and in purity –1 Timothy 4:12

”Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.”  James 4:14

“Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice! Let your forbearing spirit be known to all men. The Lord is near. Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:4-7

“We can make our plans,but the Lord determines our steps.”   Proverbs 16:9

“Never be lazy, but work hard and serve the Lord enthusiastically.” Romans 12:1

“When I said, ‘My foot is slipping,’ your love, O Lord, supported me.  When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought joy to my soul.” -Psalm 94:18-19

“Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it.”
-Isaiah 30:21

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. ” – I Corinthians 13:4-7

“It’s okay to not be okay..but its NOT okay to stay there”
-My Pastor Matt Chandler from the Village Church


9 thoughts on “Love Letter

  1. Isaiah 30:21 is a favorite verse of mine. We went hiking and got lost – no food, no water, and a diabetic husband. It looked like we were going to collapse before we found our way back to the car. Just then I saw Oxalis. Its leaves were upside down so the purple was showing. I heard, “This is the way, walk in it.” As I looked down the trail, there were more…all upside down. About the time I would get panicky again, there would be another bunch of purple leaves. They led us all the way out of the forest. God is so good!

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