Verse of the Week: On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother, Mary, and they bowed down and worshipped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.
Verse of the Week: Unto the Church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus. -1 Corinthians 1: 2
Verse of the Week: So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ. -Ephesians 4: 11-13.
Verse of the Week: Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it. -Matthew 7: 13,14.
Verse of the Week: She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet listening to what he said. But few things are needed or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her. -Luke 10:39.
Verse of the Week: I waited patiently for the Lord; he turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand. -Psalms 40:1-2.
Verse of the Week: That power is the same as the mighty strength he exerted when he raised Christ from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realms, far above all rule and authority, power and dominion, and every name that is invoked, not only in the present age but also in the one to come. -Ephesians 1: 19-21.
They Wouldn't Bow, They Wouldn't Bend, They Wouldn't Burn
Verse of the Week: Praise be to the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego! They trusted in him and defied the king's command and were willing to give up their lives rather than serve or worship any god excep their own God. - Daniel 3: 28.
Verse of the Week: When the time drew near for David to die, he gave a charge to Solomon his son. "I am about to go the way of all the earth," he said. "So be strong, act like a man, and observe what the Lord your God requires: Walk in obedience to him, and keep his decrees and commands, his laws and regulations...Do this so tht you may prosper in all you do and wherever you go." I Kings 2:1-3.
Verse of the Week: Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature and escape the corruption in the world caused by evil desires. -2 Peter 1:4
Verse of the Week: But the seed falling on good soil refers to someone who hears the words and understands it. This is the one who produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty, or thirty times what is sown. -Matthew 13:23
Verse of the Week: Teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good. Then they can train the younger women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to be kind, and to be subject to their husbands, so that no one will malign the word of God. -Titus 2: 3-4.
Verse of the Week: And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. You know the way to the place where I am going...Lord, we don't know where you are going, so how can we know the way? Jesus answered, I am the way and the truth and the life. No one come to the Father except through me. If you reall know me, you will know my father as well. -John 14: 3-6.
Verse of the Week: Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: but made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. -Phillipians 2: 5-8 KJV
Verse of the Week: But we preach Christ crucified: a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles, but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.
Verse of the Week: This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if he hears us- whatever we ask- we know that we have what we asked of him.
Verse of the Week: "These I will bring to my holy mountain and give them joy in my house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and sacrifices will be accepted on my altar; for my house will be a called a house of prayer for all nations." -Isaiah 56:7.
Verse of the Week: "And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or fields for my sake will receive a hundred times as much and will inherit eternal life." -Jesus, Matthew 19:29.
Verse of the Week: All this took time to fulfill what the Lord had said through the prophet: "The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel" (which means "God with us").
Verse of the Week: For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. - Isaiah 9:6
Verse of the Week: Jesus looked at him and loved him. "One thing you lack," he said. "Go, sell everything you have a give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me."-Mark 10:21
Verse of the Week: "But you are the chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God's special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light."-1 Peter 2:9.
Verse of the Week: Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field." -Matthew 9:37-38.
Verse of the Week: Then the owner of the house became angry and ordered his servant, "Go quickly into the streets and alleys of the town and bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame." Then the master told his servant, "Go out to the roads and country lanes and compel them to come in, so that my house will be full." -Luke 14:21, 23
Verse of the week: But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.- Isaiah 40:31
Verse of the Week: But in your hearts, revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give nd answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, keeping a clear conscience-
Verse of the Week: For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of a huge fish, so the Son of Man will be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. The men on Nineveh will stand up at the judgement with this generation and condemn it; for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and now something greater than Jonah is here.-- Matthew 12:40-41