You Say – God Says

January 26, 2020

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[Chorus]
You say I am loved when I can’t feel a thing
You say I am strong when I think I am weak
You say I am held when I am falling short
When I don’t belong, You say I am Yours
And I believe, I believe
What You say of me
I believe
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Proverbs 3:5-6 Amplified Bible (AMP)
5 Trust in and rely confidently on the Lord with all your heart
And do not rely on your own insight or understanding.
6 In all your ways know and acknowledge and recognize Him,
And He will make your paths straight and smooth [removing obstacles that block your way].

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Proverbs 16:3 Amplified Bible (AMP)
3 Commit your works to the Lord [submit and trust them to Him],
And your plans will succeed [if you respond to His will and guidance].

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Lord Jesus, help me to trust You with my whole heart and acknowledge You in all my ways. Thank You for Your guidance, TODAY, and always! –Proverbs 3:5-6,16:3

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Mighty Warrior, King of the fight
No matter what I face, You’’re by my side
[Chorus]
When You don’’t move the mountains
I’’m needing You to move
When You don’’t part the waters
I wish I could walk through
When You don’’t give the answers
As I cry out to You
I will trust, I will trust
I will trust in You
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Related:
Commit Your Way to the Lord{prayer}
Trust in the Lord with ALL Your Heart!{blog}
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Scriptures for Depression

January 22, 2020

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Proverbs 4:20-22     My son, pay attention to what I say; listen closely to my words. Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart; for they are life to those who find them and health to a man’s whole body.

Romans 16:20     The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus be with you. 

John 14:27     Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.

2Corinthians 4:6     For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God’s glory displayed in the face of Christ.

Luke 1:78-79     because of the tender mercy of our God, by which the rising sun will come to us from heaven to shine on those living in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the path of peace.

1John 3:8     … The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil’s work.

Acts 26:18     to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in Me.

Psalm 34:17-18     The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; He delivers them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

1John 4:18     There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.

Romans 12:2     Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—His good, pleasing and perfect will.

Psalm 40:1-2     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.

Psalm 118:5     In my anguish I cried to the LORD, and he answered by setting me free.

Ezekiel 34:27     … When I have broken their chains of slavery and rescued them from those who enslaved them, then they will know that I am the Lord.

Psalm 24:7-10     Lift up your heads, you gates; be lifted up, you ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle. Lift up your heads, you gates; lift them up, you ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in. Who is He, this King of glory? The Lord Almighty — He is the King of glory.

1Peter 5:6-7     Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that He may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you.

Psalm 94:19     When anxiety was great within me, Your consolation brought me joy.

Colossians 1:9-10     … we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of His will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, 10 so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please Him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God.

Psalm 139:23-24     Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

2Samuel 22:29     You, Lord, are my lamp; the Lord turns my darkness into light.

Psalm 51:6     Surely you desire truth in the inner parts; you teach me wisdom in the inmost place.

John 16:13     But when He, the Spirit of truth, comes, He will guide you into all the truth.

2Timothy 1:7     For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind

Isaiah 26:3-4     You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in You. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal.

2Thessalonians 3:5,16     May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance. Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.

Romans 15:13     May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

The Lord’s Blessing and Peace

December 5, 2019

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Psalm 29:11 Amplified Bible (AMP)
11 The Lord will give [unyielding and impenetrable] strength to His people; The Lord will bless His people with peace.
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Prayer:
May the Lord give you [unyielding and impenetrable] strength and bless you with His peace! –Psalms 29:11

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Numbers 6:24-26 New King James Version (NKJV)
24 “The Lord bless you and keep you;
25 The Lord make His face shine{smile} upon you, and be gracious to you; 26 The Lord lift up His countenance upon you{turn his face towards you}, and give you peace.”

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Prayer:
May the Lord bless you and keep you. May His face shine/smile upon you and be gracious to you. May He turn His face towards you and give you peace. –Numbers 6:24-26

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John 14:27 Amplified Bible (AMP)
27 Peace I leave with you; My [perfect] peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be afraid. [Let My perfect peace calm you in every circumstance and give you courage and strength for every challenge.]
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Prayer:
May you receive the peace of the Lord, giving you courage and strength for every challenge. Let His perfect peace calm your heart in every circumstance. –John 14:27

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2 Thessalonians 3:16,18 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
16 Now may the Lord of peace Himself continually grant you peace in every circumstance. The Lord be with you all! …
… 18 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

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Prayer:
May the Lord of peace Himself be with you and continually grant you peace in every circumstance. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.  –2Thessalonians 3:16,18

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Prayers:
May the Lord of peace Himself be with you and give you peace at all times, in every way. May grace and peace be yours in every circumstance, from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord. –2Thessalonians 3:16; Ephesians 1:2
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May the Lord of peace Himself be with you and give you peace at all times, in every way. May grace, mercy and peace be yours, from God the Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love. –2Thessalonians 3:16; 2John 1:3
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May the Lord give you [unyielding and impenetrable] strength. May He bless you and keep you, graciously giving you His peace at all times, in every way. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.  –Psalms 29:11;Numbers 6:24-26;2Thessalonians 3:16,18

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Be Alert-Stand Firm-The Lord IS Near!

November 9, 2019


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Psalm 145:18
Amplified Bible (AMP)
18 The Lord is near to all who call on Him,
To all who call on Him in truth (without guile).

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1 Corinthians 16:13-14 Amplified Bible (AMP)
13 Be on guard; stand firm in your faith [in God, respecting His precepts and keeping your doctrine sound]. Act like [mature] men and be courageous; be strong. 14 Let everything you do be done in love [motivated and inspired by God’s love for us].
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Tweets:
#ScripturePrayer Thank You Lord Jesus-You are near all who call on You sincerely and in truth. Help me to keep alert and be courageous standing firm in my faith. Help me to do everything in Your love!
Psalms 145:18;1 Corinthians 16:13-14

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Philippians 4:5 Amplified Bible (AMP)
5 Let your gentle spirit [your graciousness, unselfishness, mercy, tolerance, and patience] be known to all people. The Lord is near.
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Tweets:
#ScripturePrayer Lord Jesus-Help me to stand firm in Your Love and Truth. Let Your Love, Truth, Gentleness, Mercy and Patience be evident in me to all. #Praise = the Lord is near!
1 Corinthians 16:13-14;Philippians 4:5
#EvidentLove #EvidentGentleness #PraiseHim

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Related:
Be Alert-Stand Firm-The Lord IS Near{blog}

Refuge Under His Wings

September 28, 2019


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Psalm 57:1 Amplified Bible (AMP)
1 Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious and merciful to me,
For my soul finds shelter and safety in You,
And in the shadow of Your wings I will take refuge and be confidently secure until destruction passes by.

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 @Khollandsblog
#ScripturePrayer Lord be gracious and merciful to me
For my soul trusts in You
And in the shadow of Your wings I will take refuge
And be confidently secure. –Ps 57:1 #TrustHim #Refuge

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I long to . . . take refuge in the shelter of your wings. Psalms 61:4
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Psalm 61:1-4 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
1 Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer.
2 From the end of the earth will I cry to You, when my heart is overwhelmed and fainting; lead me to the rock that is higher than I [yes, a rock that is too high for me].
3 For You have been a shelter and a refuge for me, a strong tower against the adversary.
4 I will dwell in Your tabernacle forever; let me find refuge and trust in the shelter of Your wings. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

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 @Khollandsblog
#ScripturePrayer Lord-I long to take refuge in the shelter of Your wings
Help me find refuge and safety in You Jesus!
I trust in You Lord-My strong Tower! #TrustHim #Refuge
Psalms 61:4;Proverbs 18:10

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Related:
Refuge Under His Wings{blog}

Firm Strength

September 23, 2019

Psalm 73:26 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
26 My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the Rock and firm Strength of my heart and my Portion forever.
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Isaiah 33:2 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
2 O Lord, be gracious to us; we have waited [expectantly] for You. Be the arm [of Your servants—their strength and defense] every morning, our salvation in the time of trouble. 
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Isaiah 33:6 NET … He is your constant source of stability; A wealth of salvation, wisdom and knowledge; The fear of the LORD is the key to this treasure.

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 @Khollandsblog
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Tweets:
#ScripturePrayer Lord we wait expectantly for You
Be gracious to us
Be Your servant’s arm of Firm Strength every morning
Our help in the time of trouble
We #PRAISE You God our Rock and Portion forever!
Psalms 73:26;Isaiah 33:2
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#ScripturePrayer Lord we wait expectantly for You
Be gracious to us
You are our constant source of stability
A wealth of salvation, wisdom and knowledge
Help us to grasp the key to this treasure
=>The fear of the Lord! –Isaiah 33:2,6

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Lord – Lead me

September 19, 2019

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Psalms 25:4-5 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
4 Show me Your ways, O Lord; teach me Your paths.
5 Guide me in Your truth and faithfulness and teach me, for You are the God of my salvation; for You [You only and altogether] do I wait [expectantly] all the day long.

 @Khollandsblog
#ScripturePrayer LORD-Show me Your ways-Teach me Your paths-Guide me in Your Truth&Faithfulness=>You are the God of my salvation-For You only do I wait [expectantly] all the day long! –Psalms 25:4-5
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#ScripturePrayer LORD- Help us to embrace the pauses in our lives and wait expectantly to follow Your next command. Guide us and Lead us in Your Truth! –Psalms 25:4-5

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Psalms 5:8

  • NET … Lord, lead me in your righteousness because of those who wait to ambush me, remove the obstacles in the way in which you are guiding me!
  • NASB … O LORD, lead me in Your righteousness because of my foes; Make Your way straight before me.
  • NLT … Lead me in the right path, O LORD, or my enemies will conquer me. Tell me clearly what to do, and show me which way to turn.
 @Khollandsblog
#ScripturePrayer LORD, lead me in Your righteousness
Tell me clearly what to do
Show me Your way-Make Your way straight before me! –Psalms 5:8

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Psalm 31:1-3 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
1 In You, O Lord, do I put my trust and seek refuge; let me never be put to shame or [have my hope in You] disappointed; deliver me in Your righteousness!
2 Bow down Your ear to me, deliver me speedily! Be my Rock of refuge, a strong Fortress to save me!
3 Yes, You are my Rock and my Fortress; therefore for Your name’s sake lead me and guide me.

 @Khollandsblog
#ScripturePrayer LORD, deliver me in Your righteousness
Lead me and guide me for Your name’s sake
For You are my Refuge, my Rock
And my Fortress
I put my trust in You! –Psalms 31:1-3
#TrustHim

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Psalm 139:5,23-24 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
5 You have beset me and shut me in—behind and before{You hem me in—behind and before}, and You have laid Your hand upon me. …
… 23 Search me [thoroughly], O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts!
24 And see if there is any wicked or hurtful way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting{the path of everlasting life}.

 @Khollandsblog
#ScripturePrayer LORD, lay Your hand upon me
Hem me in—behind and before
Search me and know my heart
Lead me and guide me in the Way everlasting
I put my trust in You! –Psalms 139:5,23-24
#TrustHim

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Isaiah 42:16-17 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
16 And I will bring the blind by a way that they know not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known. I will make darkness into light before them and make uneven places into a plain. These things I have determined to do [for them]; and I will not leave them forsaken.
17 They shall be turned back, they shall be utterly put to shame, who trust in graven images, who say to molten images, You are our gods.

 @Khollandsblog
#ScripturePrayer Thank You LORD Jesus
You keep my lamp burning
Continue to illumine the darkness around me –Psalms 18:28
Smooth out Your path before me –Isaiah 42:16-17
Lead me in the Good Way –Jeremiah 6:16
For I trust in You! –Proverbs 3:5-6
#TrustHim

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Jeremiah 6:16This is what the LORD says: “Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls”. But you said, ‘We will not walk in it.’
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Psalm 37:23-24,31 AMPC … The steps of a [good] man are directed and established{ordered} by the Lord when He delights in his way [and He busies Himself with his every step]. 24 Though he falls, he shall not be utterly cast down, for the Lord grasps his hand in support and upholds him. …
… 31 The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide{slip}.

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 @Khollandsblog
#ScripturePrayer Lord, I’m standing at the crossroads
Lead me in the Good Way –Jeremiah 6:16
Order my steps to be pleasing to You –Psalms 37:23
For I trust in You! –Proverbs 3:5-6
#TrustHim

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Related:
Guide Me{blog}

Be Watchful

September 19, 2019


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1 Peter 5:8-10 Amplified Bible (AMP)
8 Be sober [well balanced and self-disciplined], be alert and cautious at all times. That enemy of yours, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion [fiercely hungry], seeking someone to devour. 9 But resist him, be firm in your faith [against his attack—rooted, established, immovable], knowing that the same experiences of suffering are being experienced by your brothers and sisters throughout the world. [You do not suffer alone.] 10 After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace [who imparts His blessing and favor], who called you to His own eternal glory in Christ, will Himself complete, confirm, strengthen, and establish you [making you what you ought to be].
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Colossians 4:2Devote yourselves to{be diligent in} prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving.
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Romans 12:11-12Do not lag in diligence, be fervent{enthusiastic} in spirit, serving the Lord. 12 Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction{tribulation}, faithful{persistent} in prayer.
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 @Khollandsblog
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Tweets:
#ScripturePrayer Lord help us keep alert
Watchful and devoted to prayer with grateful praise
So that we may stand firm in faith.
Today may we all be joyful in hope and thanksgiving!
1Pe 5:8-10;Col 4:2;Rom 12:12

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Related:
Be Watchful{blog}
Watchful Thanksgiving{article}

Lord – You are my Help and my Praise!

September 13, 2019

Jeremiah 17:14 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
14 Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved, for You are my praise.
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Psalm 30:1-2,9 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
1 I will extol You, O Lord, for You have lifted me up and have not let my foes rejoice over me.
2 O Lord my God, I cried to You and You have healed me. …

… 9 What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit (the grave)? Will the dust praise You? Will it declare Your truth and faithfulness to men?
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Exodus 15:2 King James Version (KJV)
2 The Lord is my strength and song, and He is become my salvation: He is my God, and I will prepare Him an habitation; my father’s God, and I will exalt Him.
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 @Khollandsblog
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Tweets:
#ScripturePrayer Heal me, O Lord, and I will be healed
For You are my help and #PRAISE
Jesus my strength my song
You are my praise! –Jer 17:14;Ps 30:1-2,9;Ex 15:2

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Related:
Lord – You are my Help and my Praise!{blog}
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Sing and Magnify the Lord!

August 31, 2019

Psalm 69:29-32 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
29 But I am poor, sorrowful, and in pain; let Your salvation, O God, set me up on high.
30 I will praise the name of God with a song and will magnify Him with thanksgiving,
31 And it will please the Lord better than an ox or a bullock that has horns and hoofs.
32 The humble shall see it and be glad; you who seek God, inquiring for and requiring Him [as your first need], let your hearts revive and live!

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Lord may Your deliverance protect me Ps 69:29
Set me securely on high upon the Rock 
Ps 27:5
I will sing and magnify the Lord with thanksgivingPs 69:30
I will offer sacrifices of joyPs 27:6
Pleasing the LordPs 69:31
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I will bless the LORD at all times
His praise shall continually be in my mouth
The humble will hear it and rejoice
O magnify the LORD with me
And let us exalt His name together!
Ps 34:1-3

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 @Khollandsblog
Tweets:
#ScripturePrayer Lord may Your deliverance protect me
And set me securely on high upon the Rock! –Ps 69:29-32, 27:4-6
May all who seek You be ever joyful
May they rejoice and continually sing
*The LORD be magnified!* –Ps 34:1-3
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#ScripturePrayer May all who seek the Lord
Be glad-Set on high!
May their hearts rejoice, be revived and live.
Let His praise will be ever in their mouth! –Ps 69:32, 34:1
#PraiseHim

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Related:
Purposeful Pause Bible Plan{blog}