Lord, we know that we cannot change ourselves in any way that is significant or lasting; but, by the transforming power of Your Holy Spirit, all things are possible.
If we live in the Spirit, let us also follow the Spirit.
The whole creation waits breathless with anticipation for the revelation of God’s sons and daughters.
These words that I am commanding you today must always be on your minds. Recite them to your children. Talk about them when you are sitting around your house and when you are out and about, when you are lying down and when you are getting up.
Lord, guide us to walk in the direction of perfection.
So be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.”
not forsaking our meeting together [as believers for worship and instruction], as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more [faithfully] as you see the day [of Christ’s return] approaching.
Thank You, Lord, for being the wind beneath our wings.
but those who keep waiting for the Lord will renew their strength. Then they’ll soar on wings like eagles; they’ll run and not grow weary; they’ll walk and not grow tired.”
I love the Lord, because He hears [and continues to hear] my voice and my supplications (my pleas, my cries, my specific needs). Because He has inclined His ear to me, therefore I will call on Him as long as I live.