Anger

Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath! Fret not yourself; it tends only to evil. Psalm 37:8 ESV For the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God. James 1:20 ESV Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly. Proverbs 14:29 ESV Be angry and…

What is the Bible Part 7, Interpretation

You can’t quote the Bible indiscriminately. There is a story of two lawyers. One thought he would make a great impression on the jury by quoting from the Bible. So he said concerning his opponent’s client, “We have it on the highest authority that it has been said, ‘All that a man has will he…

What is the Bible Part 5, To Control

Em Griffin in his book The Mindchangers describes an experiment done by Solomon Asch with groups of 12 people. They were brought into a room where four lines of unequal length were displayed. They had to decide which two were the same length and publicly vote for their choice. Person after person after person (11 in all)…

What is the Bible Part 1

Never let good books take the place of the Bible. Drink from the Well, not from the streams that flow from the Well.  Amy Carmichael Today I am going to start with prayer I want direction from God not input from outside sources, even myself. Dear Heavenly Father, as I begin this series into what…

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Daily Verse Dear Heavenly Father, thank you for this opportunity to look further into Your word so that I may understand who You are, where You are coming from and what You have for me. In Jesus Name Amen In Psalm chapter 27 David reminds us that “The Lord is our light and salvation” so…

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Daily Verse Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! Psalm 27:14 ESV Courage: the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery, the heart as the source of emotion. Synonym: audacity, bravery, daring, determination, endurance, fearlessness,…

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Daily Verse Yet I totally trust you to rescue me one more time, so that I can see once again how good you are while I’m still alive! Psalm 27:13 TPT Rescue: the act of rescuing, to free or deliver from confinement, danger, or difficulty. Synonym: extricate, free, keep, liberate, preserve, protect, recapture, recover, release,…

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Daily Verse So don’t hide yourself, Lord, when I come to find you. You’re the God of my salvation; how can you reject your servant in anger? You’ve been my only hope, so don’t forsake me now when I need you! Psalm 27:9 TPT Servant: a person employed by another, especially to perform domestic duties,…

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Daily Verse Hide not your face from me. Turn not your servant away in anger, O you who have been my help. Cast me not off; forsake me not, O God of my salvation! Psalm 27:9 ESV Forsake: to quit or leave entirely; abandon; desert, to give up or renounce Synonym: disown, forgo, forswear, jettison,…

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Daily Verse In his shelter in the day of trouble, that’s where you’ll find me, for he hides me there in his holiness. He has smuggled me into his secret place, where I’m kept safe and secure out of reach from all my enemies. Psalm 27:5 TPT Safe: secure from liability to harm, injury, danger,…

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Daily Verse That’s the only quiet, secure place in a noisy world, the perfect getaway, far from the buzz of traffic. Psalm 27:5 MSG Secure: free from or not exposed to danger or harm; safe, dependable; firm; not liable to fail, yield, become displaced, etc., as a support or a fastening, affording safety, as a…

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Daily Verse a Psalm 91 Parallel Psalm 91:1-16 ESV He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler…

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Daily Verse When he calls to me, I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him. Psalm 91:15 ESV Rescue: to free or deliver from confinement, violence, danger, or evil. Synonym: delivery, deliverance, liberation, recovering, redemption, release, recovery, relief, salvage, salvation, saving Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,…

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Daily Verse For here is what the Lord has spoken to me: “Because you have delighted in me as my great lover, I will greatly protect you. I will set you in a high place, safe and secure before my face. Psalm 91:14 TPT Protect: to defend or guard from attack, invasion, loss, annoyance, insult,…

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Daily Verse “If you’ll hold on to me for dear life,” says God, “I’ll get you out of any trouble. Psalm 91:14 MSG Trouble: to disturb the mental calm and contentment of; worry; distress; agitate, to put to inconvenience, exertion, pains, or the like, to cause bodily pain, discomfort, or disorder to; afflict, to annoy,…

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Daily Verse If you stumble, they’ll catch you; their job is to keep you from falling. You’ll walk unharmed among lions and snakes, and kick young lions and serpents from the path. Psalm 91:12-13 MSG Unharmed: not harmed : safe, unscathed, not having sustained physical, moral, or mental injury Synonym: intact, undamaged, uninjured, unscathed, untouched,…

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Daily Verse He ordered his angels to guard you wherever you go. Psalm 91:11 MSG Guard: to keep safe from harm or danger; protect; watch over; to keep under close watch in order to prevent escape; to give protection; keep watch; be watchful; a person or group of persons that guards, protects, or keeps a…

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Daily Verse Because you have made the Lord your dwelling place the Most High, who is my refuge no evil shall be allowed to befall you, no plague come near your tent. Psalm 91:9-10 ESV Refuge: shelter or protection from danger, trouble, to take refuge from a storm; a place of shelter, protection, or safety;…

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Daily Verse Don’t fear a thing! Whether by night or by day, demonic danger will not trouble you, nor will the powers of evil launched against you. Psalm 91:6 TPT Danger: liability or exposure to harm or injury; risk; peril; an instance or cause of peril; menace. Synonym: crisis; emergency; exposure; insecurity; instability; jeopardy; menace;…

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Daily Verse You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day. Psalm 91:5 ESV Fear: a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagined; the feeling or condition of being afraid; to feel apprehensive or uneasy Synonyms: angst, anxiety, concern,…

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Daily Verse That’s right—he rescues you from hidden traps, shields you from deadly hazards. His huge outstretched arms protect you under them you’re perfectly safe; his arms fend off all harm. Psalm 91:4 MSG Rescues: to free or deliver from confinement, violence, danger, or evil. Synonyms: delivery, recovery, relief, salvage, deliverance, salvation, saving, liberation Prayer…

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Daily Verse He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler. Psalm 91:4 ESV Refuge: shelter or protection from danger, trouble, etc.; to take refuge from a storm; a place of shelter, protection, or safety; anything to which one has recourse for…

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Daily Verse He will rescue you from every hidden trap of the enemy, and he will protect you from false accusation and any deadly curse. Psalm 91:3 TPT Trap: to place in a restricted position; to separate out; something by which one is caught or stopped. Synonyms: ambush, ploy, quagmire, conspiracy, decoy, deception, enticement, noose,…

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Prayer Dear Heavenly Father, keep me safe from any kind of infection, plague or sickness. Please surround me with Your mighty angels so that I do not have to be concerned with any kind of danger that comes may way. Lord help me to recognize any trap, ambush, accusation or curse that might be placed…

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Prayer Dear Heavenly Father, keep me safe from any kind of infection, plague or sickness. Please surround me with Your mighty angels so that I do not have to be concerned with any kind of danger that comes may way. Lord help me to recognize any trap, ambush, accusation or curse that might be placed…

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Prayer Dear Heavenly Father, You give me confidence that I have nothing to worry about. You calm me when I reach out to You and give me the confidence I need to face whatever adversity I have in front of me. Lord surround me in Your ever calming, ever lasting, never ending goodness; Thank you…

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Prayer Dear Heavenly Father, You give me confidence that I have nothing to worry about. You calm me when I reach out to You and give me the confidence I need to face what ever adversity I have in front of me. Lord surround me in Your ever calming, ever lasting, never ending goodness; Thank…