Bellport United Methodist Church
Monday, April 24, 2017
He who abides in love, abides in God.
This are some of my favorite Bible quotes. If yours aren't included, email them to the church (see Contact Us page) and I'll add them. Bill.
Gen. 15:1 Do not be afraid, I am your shield, your reward shall be very great.
18:14 Is anything too wonderful for the Lord?
Exodus 33:14 My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.
Deut. 5:28: If only they had a mind such as this, to fear me and keep all my commandments always so that it might go well with them and with their children forever.
Deut. 6:4: You shall love the Lord your God.
Deut. 11:18: You shall therefore lay up these words of mine in your heart and in your soul. You shall teach them to your children, talking of them when you are sitting in your house, and when you are walking by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.
Deut. 12:7: You shall rejoice in all that you put your hand to, you and your household, where the Lord your God has blessed you.
Deut. 19: I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and I will show mercy to whom I will show mercy.
Deut. 28:47 Because you did not serve the Lord your God joyfully and with gladness of heart for the abundance of everything, therefore you shall serve your enemies whom the Lord will send against you, in hunger and thirst, in nakedness and lack of everything.
Deut. 30:15 See, I have set before you today life and prosperity, death and adversity.
Deut. 31:6 Be strong and bold; have no fear or dread of them, because it is the Lord your God who goes with you; he will not fail you or forsake you.
1 Sam 12:20 Serve the Lord with all your heart, and do not turn aside after useless things that cannot profit or save, for they are useless.
Nehemiah 8:10 For the joy of the Lord is your strength.
Job 1.20 Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked shall I return; the Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away, blessed be the name of the Lord.
Job 2.9 "Do you still hold fast to your integrity? Curse God and die!" " Shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil?
Job 19.25 For I know that my Redeemer.
Job 28:28 Behold the fear of the Lord is wisdom.
Job: Though he slay me, yet will I trust him.
Psalm 4:3 But know that the Lord has set apart the faithful for himself. The Lord hears when I call him.
Psalm 9:10 And those who know you put their trust in you, for you, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek you.
Psalm 16:11 You show me the path of life. In your presence there is fullness of joy, in your right hand are pleasures forevermore.
Psalm 34.5: Look to him and be radiant; so your faces shall never be ashamed. This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles. The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them. 9: O fear the Lord, you his holy ones, for those who fear him have no want.
Psalm 34:18 The Lord is near to the broken hearted and saves the crushed in spirit Many are the afflictions of the righteous; but the Lord delivers him out of them all. He keeps all his bones; not one of them is broken.
Psalm 37:4 Take delight in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord, trust in him and he will act.
Psalm 42 Hope in God.
Psalm 46.10: Be still and know that I am God.
91.2 My refuge and my fortress; my God in whom I trust.
110: The Lord says to my Lord: Sit at my right hand, till I make your enemies your footstool.
111.10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.
116: Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.
118: This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad.
119.94: I am thine, save me.
121 I lift up my eyes to the hills, from where comes my help.
127: Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain.
Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the Lord with all thy might and lean not unto thine own understanding.
Proverbs 9.10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.
10.1 A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother.
10.12 Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offense.
11.12 He who belittles his neighbor lacks sense, but a man of understanding remains silent.
11.24 One man gives freely, yet grows all the richer, another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want.
11.28 He who trusts in his riches will wither, but the righteous will flourish like a green leaf.
12:19 Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
13.24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.
15.1 A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
15:16 Better is a little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure and trouble with it.
16.9 A man's mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps.
Isaiah 7:9 If you do not stand firm in faith, you shall not stand at all.
8:13 But the Lord of hosts, him you shall regard as holy, let him be your fear and let him be your dread.
9:6 For unto us a child is born.
11:3 His delight shall be in the fear of the Lord.
25:8 He will swallow up death forever. and the Lord God will wipe away tears from all faces.
26:3 Thou dost keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on thee.
29:16 Shall the potter be regarded as the clay, that the thing made should say to its maker "you did not make me".
30:20 Though the Lord may give you the bread of affliction, yet your teacher will not hide himself any more, but your eyes shall see your teacher. And when you turn to the right or the left, you shall hear a word behind you saying "This is the way, walk in it".
40:3 The glory of the Lord shall be revealed.
40:31 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.
41:10 Do not fear, for I am with you, do not be afraid for I am your God. I will strengthen you, I will help you. I will uphold you with my victorious right hand. Yes, all who are incensed against you shall be ashamed and disgraced. For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who says to you "Fear not, I will help you."
42:16 And I will lead the blind in a way that they know not, in paths that they have not known. I will guide them, I will turn darkness before them into light, the rough places into level ground. These are the things I will do, and I will not forsake them.
43:2 When you pass through the waters I will be with you and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you, when you walk through fire, you shall not be burned and the flame shall not consume you.
43:18 Remember not the former things nor consider the things of old. Behold I am doing a new thing. 20 I give you waters in the wilderness, rivers in the desert, to give drink to my chosen people, the people I found for myself, so that they might declare my praise.
44:3 For I will pour water on a thirsty land, and streams on dry ground, I will pour my spirit upon your descendants, and my blessing on your offspring. 6 I am the first and I am the last.
46:4 Even to your old age I am He, and to gray hairs I will carry you.
51:16 I have put my words in your mouth, and hidden you in the show of my hand.
55.1 Ho, everyone who thirsts come to the waters; and he who has no money, come buy and eat.
55.8 For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, says the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
55.11 So shall my word be that goes froth from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and prosper in the thing for which I sent it.
57:21 There is no peace says my God for the wicked.
59:2 Your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God.
60:1 Arise, shine for your light has come and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.
64:4 who works for those who wait on Him. 8 We are the clay, and you are the potter, we are the work of your hand.
Jeremiah 7.11 Has this house, which is called by my name, become a den of robbers in your eyes? Behold, I myself have seen it, says the Lord.
Jeremiah 8:22 Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then is there no healing for the wound of my people?
Jeremiah 9.1 That I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people.
Jeremiah 9.7 I will refine them and test them, for what else can I do?
Jeremiah 9.23 Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, let not the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches, but let he who glories glory in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the Lord who practice steadfast love, justice, and righteousness in the earth; for in these things I delight.
Jeremiah 17.5-10 Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord.
14 Heal me O Lord and I shall be healed. Save me and I shall be saved.
Jeremiah 18: Potter.
Jeremiah 20: Prophet
Jeremiah 29.13: You will seek me and find me; when you seek me with all your heart.
Jeremiah 31.31-34: I will put my law within them, and I will write it upon their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
Ezekiel 18.21 - end: Forgiveness of sin.
Joel 2.25: Then I will make up to you for the year That the swarming locust has eaten, The creeping locust, the stripping locust and the gnawing locust, My great army which I sent among you. You will have plenty to eat and be satisfied, And praise the name of the LORD your God,Who has dealt wondrously with you;
Joel 2.32: And it will come to pass that all who call upon the name of the Lord shall be delivered.
Dan. 7: One like the Son of Man coming with the clouds of heaven.
Micah 6.8: Walk humbly with your God.
7.7-20: But as for me, I will look to the Lord...
Zeph 2:3 See ye the Lord... 3:17 The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty, he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy, he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.
Matthew 6.34: So don't be anxious about tomorrow. God will take care of your tomorrow too. Live one day at a time.
7.6 Don't give holy things to depraved men. Don't give pearls to swine. They will trample the pearls and turn and attack you.
7.13 Heaven can only be entered through the narrow gate. The highway to hell is broad, and its gate is wide enough for all the multitudes that choose its easy way. But the Gateway to Life is small, and the road is narrow, and only a few ever find it.
11.28 Come to me and I will give you rest - all of you that work so hard beneath a heavy yoke. Wear my yoke - for it fits perfectly - and let me teach you; for I am gentle and humble, and you shall find rest for your souls; for I give you only light burdens.
13.34 Parables, see also Hosea 12.10, Ps. 78.2, Luke 8:10.
24 End times.
Mark 8.34 If any of you wants to be my follower, you must put aside your own pleasures and shoulder your cross, and follow me closely.
Luke 10:17 I watched Satan fall from Heaven like a flash of lightning.
11:28 Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it. 33 No one after lighting a lamp puts it in a cellar, but on a lampstand so that those who enter may see the light.
12:22 Do not worry about your life, what you will eat... 32 Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your fathers good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Sell your possessions, and give alms. 34 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. 40 The son of man is coming at an unexpected hour. 49 Do you think that I have come to bring peace to the earth? No, I tell you, but rather division.
14:17 The spirit of truth, whom the world can not receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, because he abides with you and he will be in you.
John 3.3 With all the earnestness I possess I tell you this: Unless you are born again, you can never get into the Kingdom of God.
6:44 No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him. see also 65.
8.31: You are truly my disciples if you live as I tell you to, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.
8.44: The devil is a liar and the father of lies.
8.58: Before Abraham was, I am.
10.11: I am the Good Shepherd.
12:26 Whoever wants to serve me must follow me, so that my servant will be with me where I am.
14.14: If you ask me for anything in my name, I will do it. If you love me, obey me; and I will ask the Father and he will give you another Comforter, and he will never leave you. 26 The Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything, an remind you of all I have said. Peace I leave with you.
15.10: If you obey my commandments, you will remain in my love, in the same way that I have obey my father's commandments and remain in his love.
15.16: You did not chose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.
Acts 10:34 In every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him.
20.18-35: Gospel of the grace of God.
Romans 2:14-16 Judging Gentiles.
5.3: We rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not disappoint us, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit which has been given to us.
5.20: Where sin increased, grace abounded all the more.
8.18: Creation, prayer and spirit. 24: For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.
8.26: We do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words. And God, who searches the heart, knows what is in the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.
We know that in everything God works for good with those who love him.
8.35: Who then can separate us from the love of God? Can trouble do it, or hardship, or persecutions, or hunger, or poverty, or danger, or death? No in all these things we have complete victory through him who loved us!
10:17 For faith cometh from hearing, and hearing comes through the word of Christ.
11.32: O the depth of the riches and the wisdom and the knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways.
12.11-12: Never flag in zeal, be aglow with the Spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in your hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Bless those who persecute you, bless and do not curse them. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly.
12.19 Never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God; for it is written, Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord. If your enemies are hungry, feed them.
12.21 Do not let evil defeat you; instead, conquer evil with good.
14:8 If we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord; so then, whether we live or die, we are the Lords.
15:1 We who are strong ought to put up with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves.
1 Corinthians 3.6 Paul planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth.
6.20 You are not your own, you were bought with a price.
7.10: To the married I give charge, ...........................
10:31: Whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
13.4: Love is patient and kind... Love never gives up: its faith, hope, and patience never fail.
2 Corinthians 3.6 For the written code kills, but the spirit gives life.
5.7 We walk by faith, not by sight.
5.17 If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold the new has come.
6.14 Do not try to work together as equals with unbelievers; for it can not be done.
9.7 God loves the one who gives gladly.
12.9 His answer was, "My grace is all you need; for my power is strongest when you are weak".
Galatians 6.22 But the spirit produces love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, humility, and self-control.
Ephesians 2.8 For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that is not your own doing, it is the gift of God - not because of works, lest any man should boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.
3.17 I pray that you may have your roots and foundations in love, and that you, together with all God's people, may have the power to understand how broad and long and high and deep is Christ's love... To him who is able to do so much more than we can even ask for, or even think of, by means of the power working in us.
Philippians 1.6: He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion.
2:10 For it is God who is at work in you, enabling you both to will and work for his good pleasure.
3.7: But for all those things that I might count as profit I now reckon as complete loss for the sake of what is so much more valuable, the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord.
3.19 Their destiny is destruction, their god is their stomach, and they glory in their shame.
4.13: I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.
5 Put to death therefore, whatever in you is earthly: fornication,...
Colossians 2.14: nailing it to the cross 3.1-17: worth of knowing Jesus 18 Wives be subject to your husbands.
1 Thessalonians 5.16 Be joyful always, pray at all times, be thankful in all circumstances.
James 4:3: You do not have, because you do not ask. You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, in order to spend what you get on your pleasures.
James 4.5: God yearns jealously for the spirit that he has made to dwell in us.
James 4.8: Resist the devil and he will flee from you. Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you.
James 4.10: Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you.
1 Timothy 15: save sinners.
2 Timothy 2.11: The saying is sure:
3.1: In the last days distressing times will come, for people will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money.
3.16: All scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for corrections, and for training in righteousness.
Titus 3.7: That by his grace, we might be put right with God.
Hebrews 10.23: for he who provided is faithful.
10:31 It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God. 34:You cheerfully accepted the plundering of your possessions.
11: Faith is the assurance of things hoped for,.............
Hebrews 12:1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us.
12:11 Now, discipline always seems painful rather than pleasant at the time, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.
14.4 Let marriage be held in honor by all and let the marriage bed be kept undefiled for God will judge fornicators and adulterers.
1 Peter 1.16: You must be holy, because I am holy.
2:9 But you are a chosen race, a holy priesthood.
3:9 Do not repay evil for evil or abuse for abuse, but, on the contrary, repay with a blessing.
3:13 Do not fear what they fear, and do not be intimidated, but in your hearts sanctify Christ as Lord. 18 For Christ also suffered for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, in order to bring you to God.
5:7 Cast all your anxieties on him, for he cares for you.
2 Peter 1.20: No one can explain by himself a prophecy in the Scriptures.
1 John 4.4 He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. In this is love, not that we love Go but that he love us................18:perfect love casts out fear
5.4: For every child of God is able to defeat the world.
Rev. 22:11. Let the evildoer still do evil, and the filthy still be filthy, and the righteous still do right