Colossians 1:29 "For this purpose also I labor, striving according to His power, which mightily works within me."
Perhaps you have come to this blog today and are dealing with doubt, frustration and questions about your current station in life. You're in a hard spot, a "tough row to hoe". Today I want to give you verses from Paul's letters that communicate the fact that your fulfillment derives exclusively from Jesus Christ. Be encouraged dear friend by these scriptures that offer much encouragement and hope, no matter what situation you may be in at the current time.
1. Romans 15:17 - Therefore in Christ Jesus I have found reason for boasting in things pertaining
2. 1 Corinthians 2:16 For WHO HAS KNOWN THE MIND OF THE LORD, THAT HE WILL INSTRUCT
HIM? But we have the mind of Christ.
3. 2 Corinthians 3:5 that we are adequate in ourselves to consider anything as coming from
ourselves, but our adequacy is from God
4. Galatians 6:9 Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not
5. Ephesians 3:11-13 This was in accordance with the eternal purpose which He carried out in
Christ Jesus our Lord, 12 in
whom we have boldness and confident access through faith in Him. 13 Therefore I ask you not to lose heart at my
tribulations on your behalf, for they are your glory.
6. Philippians 4:6-7 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with
thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And
the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and
your minds in Christ
7. Colossians 1:29 For this purpose also I labor, striving according to His power, which mightily
works within me.
8. 1 Thessalonians 5:24 Faithful is He who calls you, and He also will bring it to pass.
9. 2 Thesslonians 3:3 But the Lord is faithful, and He will strengthen and protect you from the evil
10. 1 Timothy 4:16 Pay close attention to yourself and to your teaching; persevere in these things,
for as you do this you will ensure salvation both for yourself and for those who
11. 2 Timothy 4:16-18 16At my first defense no one supported me, but all
deserted me; may it not be counted against them. 17But
the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation
might be fully accomplished, and that all the Gentiles might hear; and I was
rescued out of the lion’s mouth. 18The
Lord will rescue me from every evil deed, and will bring me safely to His
heavenly kingdom; to Him be the glory forever and ever. Amen.
12. Titus 2:15 These things speak and exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no one
13. Philemon 25 The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit.
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Monday, June 18, 2012
Encouragement for the discouraged
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