Archive for April, 2012

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

 

“Christ never asks of us such busy labor

That leaves no time for resting at His feet.

The waiting attitude of expectation,

He often counts a service most complete.”

~Anon.~

 

“Our greatest strength may be our ability to stand still and trust God.”

~Author Unknown~

 

 

 

Heavenly Father,

 

Help me to stand still and trust You.

 

Amen.

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

 

“We can’t avoid the tossing storms of life,

And we survive while carried to and fro;

We’ll stick together as we face the strife,

And in God’s strength the victory we shall know.”

~Hess~

 

“Christians stand strong when they stand together.”

~Author Unknown~

 

 

Heavenly Father,

 

Thank You for my fellow believers in Christ.

 

Amen.

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Friday, April 13th, 2012

 

“When life’s journey gets so difficult

That it feels too much to bear,

Just remember, we don’t walk alone-

Our almighty God is there.”

~Sper~

 

“The storms of life remind us to take shelter in the loving arms of out Savior.”

~Author Unknown~

 

 

Heavenly Father,

 

Thank You for the reminder that we are not alone!

 

Amen.

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

 

“It your soul is parched and thirsty

And you feel weighed down by care,

Go to God’s Word for refreshment-

You’ll find strength and comfort there.”

~Sper~

 

“Only God can still our hearts and quiet our minds.”

~Author Unknown~

 

29 “Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” ~Matthew 11

 

Heavenly Father,

 

Thank You for the reminder that when my mind is racing You aren’t far away. Your hand is there to still the storm and calm my every care.

 

Amen.

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

 

“Jesus said to one and all:

“Take your cross and follow Me.”

When you sense the Spirit’s call,

Seize the opportunity!”

~Hess~

 

“God writes opportunity on one side of the door and responsibility on the other.”

~Author Unknown~

 

 

Heavenly Father,

 

Help me to seize the opportunities You give me!

 

Amen.

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

 

“O may I find in anger’s grip

The strength to temper tongue and lip;

But failing that, may God grant me

The courage for apology.”

~Kilgore~

 

“A soft answer has often been the means of breaking a hard heart.”

~Author Unknown~

 

 

Heavenly Father,

 

Thank You for the times I chose to give a soft answer instead of a loud one.

 

Amen.

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Monday, April 9th, 2012

 

“When trials intrude to slow down your life,

It would be easy for you to give in;

But by perseverance you’ll overcome strife,

So just keep on plodding-with Christ you can win.”

~Branon~

 

“When the world says, “Give up” hope whispers “Try it one more time!”

~Author Unknown~

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

Happy Resurrection Day!

 

“On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross,

The emblem of suffering and shame;

And I love that old cross where the dearest and best

For a world of lost sinners was slain.”

~Bennard~

 

“To escape sins curse, run to the cross.”

~Author Unknown~

 

 

Thank You for the cross, Lord.

Thank You for the pain, for the wounds You bore.

Thank You for Your death.

But most of all, thank You for living and rising from the dead.

Thank You for eternal life!

 

Saturday, April 7th, 2012

Saturday, April 7th, 2012

 

“Please help me, Lord, in all I do

To act and think with motives true;

And by Your love reveal to me

Those sins that only You can see.”

~D. De Haan~

 

“In our desire to help, let’s love with pure motives.”

~Author Unknown~

 

 

I love You, Lord.

 

 

 

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Friday, April 6th, 2012-Good Friday

“He who gave Himself to save me,
Now will keep me to the end;
In His care securely resting
On His promise I depend.”
~Bosch~

“Christ’s sacrifice was what God desired and our sin required.”
~Author Unknown~

Heavenly Father,

Thank You for Thy sacrifice.

Amen.