Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Word of the Day ~ July 2012

July 1, 2012
·         One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time. ~ Andre Gide

July 2, 2012
·         Had you listened to my commands then you would have had peace flowing like a gentle river and righteousness rolling over you like waves in the sea. ~ Isaiah 48:18

July 3, 2012
·         So we are made right with God through faith and not by obeying the law. ~ Romans 3:28

July 4, 2012
·         Give me liberty or give me death! ~ Patrick Henry
·         For the Lord is the Spirit, and wherever the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. ~ 2 Corinthians 3:17

July 5, 2012
·         A leader aims at a target others can’t see. An extraordinary leader hits it dead center. ~ Rick Warren

July 6, 2012
·         God shapes his men with a hammer of adversity and the chisel of discipline. ~ Greg Laurie, Seal of God

July 7, 2012
·         God’s demand for perfection need not discourage you in your present attempts to be good or even in your present failures. ~ C.S. Lewis

July 8, 2012
·         Letting your sinful nature control your mind leads to death. But letting the Spirit control your mind leads to life and peace. ~ Romans 8:6

July 9, 2012
·         The path to quitting is permanently paved when someone allows quitting to become an option. ~ Chad Williams, Seal of God

July 10, 2012
·         Using a dull ax requires great strength, so sharpen the blade. That’s the value of wisdom; it helps you succeed. ~ Ecclesiastes 10:10

July 11, 2012
·         Plan for the worst case but always work fervently for the best. Never allow yourself to be immobilized by fear of the unknown or fear of failure. ~ Malcolm Rios

July 12, 2012
·         Every time you look in the mirror remember that God created you and that everything He creates is beautiful and good! ~ Joyce Meyer

July 13, 2012
·         We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
·         Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. ~ Hebrews 11:1 (KJV)

July 14, 2012
·         God blesses those who patiently endure testing and temptation. After, they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him. ~ James 1:12

July 15, 2012
·         Do not be afraid of those nations, for the Lord your God is among you, and he is a great and awesome God. ~ Deuteronomy 7:21

July 16, 2012
·         The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule but to schedule your priorities. ~ Stephen R. Covey
o   Just so happened that Stephen Covey died this day as did Jon Lord.

July 17, 2012
·         False
·         Evidence
·         Appearing
·         Real
·         Faith is taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

July 18, 2012
·         For every Goliath there is a stone. ~ Patricia Stevens

July 19, 2012
·         Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond to it. ~ Lou Holtz
·         Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a right spirit within me. ~ Psalm 51:10

July 20, 2012
·         The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength or knowledge, but rather a lack of will. ~ Vince Lombardi

July 21, 2012
·         But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. ~ Isaiah 40:31

July 22, 2012
·         What makes something special is not just what you have to gain but what you feel there is to lose. ~ Andre Agassi
·         To find your life you must lose it. ~ Matthew 16:24-26
o   24 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross, and follow me.
o   25 If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake, you will save it.
o   26 And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? Is anything worth more than your soul?
July 23, 2012
·         Love like a poet. Live like a warrior. Learn like an apprentice. Lead like a servant. Laugh like a king. ~ Erwin McManus

July 24, 2012
·         Falling short of a goal will never be as bad as, hurt as much as, or leave you with as much regret as never attempting. ~ Malcolm Rios

July 25, 2012
·         Even if they sin against you seven times in a day and seven times come back to you saying, “I repent,” you must forgive them. ~ Luke 17:4

July 26, 2012
·         What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

July 27, 2012
·         One thing I ask from God, I only seek that I may dwell in the house of the Lord every day of my life, to gaze on the Lord’s beauty and to seek him in his temple. ~ Psalm 27:4

July 28, 2012
·         We all come to the end of our lives as naked and empty-handed as on the day we were born. We can’t take our riches with us. ~ Ecclesiastes 5:15

July 29, 2012
·         It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it. ~ Lou Holtz
·         For my yoke is easy to bear, and the burden I give you is light. ~ Matthew 11:30

July 30, 2012
·         If you think the world will treat you fairly because you’re a nice person, then you probably think a bull won’t charge you because you’re a vegetarian. ~ Bill Garrison, from Never Surrender by LTG(Ret.) William G. Boykin

July 31, 2012
·         The Lord bless and keep you; may He make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; may He lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace. ~ Numbers 6:24-26

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