Sunday, September 7, 2008

Verse of the Day

Week of September 7th

Theme of the Week- Patience

September 7th- Proverbs 15 A hot-tempered man, stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel. A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.

September 8th- Proverbs 19 A man's wisdom gives him patience; it is to his glory to overlook an offense. It is not good to have zeal without knowledge, nor to be hasty and miss the way. Listen to advice and accept instruction, and in the end you will be wise.

September 9th- Colossians 3:12-14 Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.

September 10th- Romans 12:9-12 Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves. Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. 

September 11th- 1 Thessalonians 5:12-15 Now we ask you, brothers to respect those who work hard among you, who are over you in the Lord and who admonish you. Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. Live in peace with each other. And we urge you, brothers, warn those who are idle, encourage the timid, help the weak, be patient with everyone. Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always try to be kind to each other and to everyone else. 

September 12th- Psalm 27 Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord. The Lord is my light and my salvation- whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life- of whom shall I be afraid? I am still confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. 

September 13th- Isaiah 30:18 Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you; He rises to show you compassion. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for him!