Posts by onager:

    real beauty

    July 19th, 2017

    May God grant us grace
    to see hidden beauty
    as most desirable.

    …but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart 
    with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, 
    which in God’s sight is very precious. 
    1 Peter 3:4 ESV

    Also: Proverbs 16:31, 31:30

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    avoid vs. trust

    July 7th, 2017

    Plunging headfirst into a situation we’d rather avoid
    is an act of faith; it’s trusting God to work, in spite of our fears.
    By faith, we depend on God’s ability, rather than our own.

    Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses,
    so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. 
    2 Corinthians 12:9b ESV

    Also: Hebrews 4:14-16

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    something good

    July 6th, 2017

    There is a longing
    in the heart
    of every man
    for something
    good. Something
    that will give
    meaning to his
    mundane
    ordinary
    existence.

    But let all who take refuge in you rejoice; 
    let them ever sing for joy, 
    and spread your protection over them, 
    that those who love your name 
    may exult in you. 
    Psalm 5:11 ESV

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    let there be courage

    June 27th, 2017

    Wait for the LORD; be strong, 
    and let your heart take courage; 
    wait for the LORD! 
    Psalm 27:14 ESV

    It’s good to remember,
    there is never a situation
    where God is not in control.
    God gave us the Psalms
    to get us through those times–
    those troubling times–
    when it seems we have fallen
    out of His hand.

    Also: John 10:22-30

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    joy joy

    June 10th, 2017

    Let there be joy.

    Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love, 
    that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days. 
    Psalm 90:14 NIV

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    Christian Living Quick Tip #16

    June 9th, 2017

    Act deliberately.

    For this very reason, make every effort 
    to supplement your faith with virtue.
    2 Peter 1:5a ESV

    for further study: 2 Peter 1:3-11

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    Christian Living Quick Tip #15

    June 8th, 2017

    Forgive forgetfully.

    “For I will be merciful toward their iniquities, 
    and I will remember their sins no more.” 
    Hebrews 8:12 ESV

    Also: Matthew 18:21-35

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    Christian Living Quick Tip #14

    June 7th, 2017

    Forgive forcefully.

    He will again have compassion on us;
    he will tread our iniquities underfoot.
    You will cast all our sins into the depths of the sea.
    Micah 7:19 ESV

    Also: Matthew 6:14-15

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    Christian Living Quick Tip #13

    June 7th, 2017

    Depend daily.

    “Give us this day our daily bread.”
    Matthew 6:11 ESV

    See: Exodus 16:4

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    Christian Living Quick Tip #12

    June 6th, 2017

    Eat joyfully.

    Go, eat your bread with joy.
    Ecclesiastes 9:7 ESV

    Also: Ecclesiastes 3:12-13, 5:18-20

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    Christian Living Quick Tip #11

    June 5th, 2017

    Work wholeheartedly.

    Whatever you do, work heartily, 
    as for the Lord and not for men. 
    Colossians 3:23 ESV

    Also: Colossians 3:17, 1 Corinthians 10:31

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    Christian Living Quick Tip #10

    May 26th, 2017

    Honor extravagantly.

    Love one another with brotherly affection.
    Outdo one another in showing honor.

    Romans 12:10 ESV

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    Christian Living Quick Tip #9

    May 25th, 2017

    Listen carefully.

    Know this, my beloved brothers:
    let every person be quick to hear,
    slow to speak, slow to anger. 
    James 1:19 ESV

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    Christian Living Quick Tip #8

    May 12th, 2017

    Worship humbly.

    Oh come, let us worship and bow down; 
    let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker! 
    Psalm 95:6 ESV

    Also: 1 Peter 5:6

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    Christian Living Quick Tip #7

    May 11th, 2017

    Hope obviously.

    But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, 
    always being prepared to make a defense to anyone
    who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you. 
    1 Peter 3:15 ESV

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    Christian Living Quick Tip #6

    May 10th, 2017

    Believe bravely.

    “Be strong and courageous.
    Do not be frightened,
    and do not be dismayed,
    for the Lord your God is with you
    wherever you go”
    Joshua 1:9 ESV

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    Christian Living Quick Tip #5

    May 9th, 2017

    Give quickly.

    The wicked borrows but does not pay back, 
    but the righteous is generous and gives. 
    Psalm 37:21 ESV

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    Christian Living Quick Tip #4

    May 8th, 2017

    Pray biblically.

    And this is the confidence that we have toward him, 
    that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.
    1 John 5:14 ESV

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    Christian Living Quick Tip #3

    May 7th, 2017

    Speak boldly.

    [Pray] also for me, that words may be given to me in
    opening my mouth boldly to proclaim the mystery of the gospel.
    Ephesians 6:19 ESV

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    Christian Living Quick Tip #2

    May 6th, 2017

    Love patiently.

    “…with all humility and gentleness, with patience,
    bearing with one another in love.”
    Ephesians 4:2 ESV

    Aslo: Colossians 3:12-14

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