Monday, August 5, 2013

Word of the Day ~ July 2013

·         But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint. ~ Isaiah 40:31 NLT

July 2
·         What sorrow for those who say that evil is good and good is evil, that dark is light and light is dark, that bitter is sweet and sweet is bitter. ~ Isaiah 5:20 NLT

July 3
·         I am praying that you will put into action the generosity that comes from your faith as you understand and experience all the good things we have in Christ. ~ Philemon 1:6 NLT

July 4
·         My chains are gone. I’ve been set free. My God my Savior has ransomed me. And like a flood, His mercy rains. Unending love. Amazing Grace. ~ Chris Tomlin
·         True Freedom!

July 5
·         The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. ~ Henry David Thoreau

July 6
·         Fear not those who argue but those who dodge. ~ Dale Carnegie

July 7
·         Breathe. Sometimes I feel it’s all that I can do. Pain so deep that I can hardly move. Just keep my eyes completely fixed on you. Lord take hold and pull me through. ~ Mercy Me

July 8
·         The thief does not come except to steal and to kill and destroy. I have come that they may have life and have it more abundantly. ~ John 10:10 NLT

July 9
·         Long ago you laid the foundation of the earth and made the heavens with your hands. But you are always the same; you will live forever. ~ Psalm 102:25, 27 NLT

July 10
·         The Lord has told you what is good. This is what he requires of you : do what is right, love mercy, and walk humbly with your God. ~ Micah 6:8 NLT

July 11
·         What is truth! – Pilate
·         Truth is absolute. It’s not relative, or a perspective, or subjective. It’s not distorted by feelings, prejudices, or interpretations. ~ M.R. Dux

July 12
·         You’re blessed when you feel you’ve lost what is most dear to you. Only then can you be embraced by the One most dear to you. ~ Matthew 5:4 MSG

July 13
·         But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! If you love only those who love you, what reward is there for that? ~ Matthew 5:44, 46a NLT

July 14
·          I want to know Christ and experience the mighty power that raised him from the dead. I want to suffer with him, sharing in his death. ~ Philippians 3:10 NLT

July 15
·         Anything I’ve ever done that ultimately was worthwhile … initially scared me to death. ~ Betty Bender

July 16
·         What joy and peace God gives when we face our fear and wait for God’s strength to turn our fears into the confidence to SOAR. ~ Charlotte Hallman

July 17
·         Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. ~ Nelson Mandela
·         The roots of education are bitter but the fruit is sweet. ~ Aristotle

July 18
·         Live under authority. Authority gives power. Authority gives protection. Authority gives position. Authority gives provision. Authority gives privilege. ~ M.R. Dux

July 19
·         When you look in the mirror, I pray you never see the eyes of a stranger. Know who you are. More importantly, know whose you are. You are his! Do great things! ~ M.R. Dux

July 20
·         Victory always starts in the head. It’s a state of mind. It then spreads with such radiance & such affirmations that destiny can do nothing by obey. ~ Douchan Gersi

July 21
·         Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand. ~ Isaiah 41:10 NLT

July 22
·         Indeed, we all make many mistakes. For if we could control our tongues, we would be perfect and could also control ourselves in every other way. ~ James 3:2 NLT

July 23
·         When the earth quakes and its people live in turmoil, I am the one who keeps its foundations firm. It is God alone who judges; he decides who will rise and who will fall. ~ Psalm 75:3, 7 NLT

July 24
·         No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation. ~ Douglas MacArthur
·         Live in a manner befitting the cost of the very freedom you enjoy. ~ M.R. Dux

July 25
·         If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a 1000 miles away, I’d still swim. And I’d despise the one who gave up. ~ Abraham Maslow

July 26
·         Fire goes out without wood, and quarrels disappear when gossip stops. A quarrelsome person starts fights as easily as hot embers light charcoal or fire lights wood. ~ Proverbs 26:20-21 NLT

July 27
·         The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page. ~ St. Augustine

July 28
·         For the mountains may move and the hills disappear but even then my faithful love for you will remain. My covenant of blessing will never be broken. ~ Isaiah 54:10 NLT

July 29
·         The Lord is compassionate and merciful, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love. He has removed our sins as far from us as the east is from the west. ~ Psalm 103:8, 12 NLT

July 30
·         God uses broken things. It takes broken soil to produce a crop, broken clouds to give rain, broken grain to give bread, and broken bread to give strength. ~ Vance Havner

July 31
·         He calmed the storm to a whisper and stilled the waves. What a blessing was that stillness as he brought them safely into harbor! ~ Psalm 107:29, 30 NLT

Thursday, July 18, 2013


June 1
·         We should not fret for what is past, nor should we be anxious about the future; men of discernment deal only with the present moment. ~ Chanakya

June 2
·         The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is. ~ Sir Winston Churchill
June 3
·         Commitment – when your belief is strong and your purpose just, no obstacle can stand in your way. ~ Unknown

June 4
·         Hope – the bubbling ingredient in life which is like carbonation in a drink; giving it zest, keeping it in motion, always pushing it up. ~ DePree

June 5
·         Repeat God’s commands again and again to your children. Talk about them when you are at home and when you are on the road, when you are going to bed and when you are getting up. ~ Deuteronomy 6:7 NLT
June 6
·         I know that whatever God does is final. Nothing can be added to it or taken from it. God’s purpose is that people should fear him. ~ Ecclesiastes 3:14 NLT

June 7
·         Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life. ~ Bob Marley
·         THE TRUTH WILL SET YOU FREE – keep fighting for it!

June 8
·         You prepare a feast for me in the presence of my enemies. You honor me by anointing my head with oil. My cup overflows with blessings. ~ Psalm 23:5

June 9
·         The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it. ~ George Orwell
·         You shall know the truth and the trust shall make you free. ~ John 8:32

June 10
·         Rescue others by snatching them from the flames of judgment. Show mercy to others but do so with great caution, hating the sins that consume their lives. ~ Jude 1:23 NLT

June 11
·         A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements. ~ Orison Swett Marden

June 12
·         Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected. ~ Steve Jobs

June 13
·         You cannot be righteous, disciplined, or surrendered in your own strength. The only thing you can do in your own strength is pick up your Bible. ~ Unknown

June 14
·         Ever wanted to start a legacy? All it requires is focus, a plan of action and a beginning that never quits. ~ Chris Hogan

June 15
·         If what you have done yesterday still looks big to you, you haven’t done much today. ~ Mike Krzyzewski

June 16
·         “Knowledge” is knowing tomatoes are fruit. “Wisdom” is knowing not to put them in fruit salad. ~ Jim Cornette (a Dad)
·         Happy Father’s Day

June 17
·         I pray that you will be strengthened with all God’s glorious power so you will have all the endurance and patience you need. May you be filled with joy. ~ Colossians 1:11

June 18
·         We gain strength and courage and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face. We must do that which we think we cannot. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

June 19
·         Let us be a lighthouse. Our light is sure the key. O, that our light might help another, who is lost upon the sea. ~ Guideposts
·         Matthew 5:16

June 20
·         If the prophet had told you to do something very difficult, wouldn’t you have done it? So you should certainly obey him when he says simply, “Go and wash and be cured!” ~ 2 Kings 5:13 NLT

June 21
·         Light shines in the darkness for the godly. They are generous, compassionate, and righteous. They are confident and fearless and can face their foes triumphantly. ~ Psalm 112:4 NLT

June 22
·         Using a dull ax requires great strength, so sharpen the blade. That’s the value of wisdom; it helps you succeed. ~ Ecclesiastes 10:10 NLT

June 23
·         When my hope is gone, the fear is strong, the pain is real, when it’s hard to heal, my faith is shaken, my heart is broken, my joy is stolen – You life me up. ~ Kari Jobe

June 24
·         Justice will rule in the wilderness and righteousness in the fertile field. This righteousness will bring peace. Yes, it will bring quietness and confidence forever. ~ Isaiah 32:16-17

June 25
·         Life is all about making choices. Always do your best to make the right ones and always do your best to learn from the wrong ones. ~ Phil Robertson

June 26
·         You are a merciful and compassionate God, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love. You are eager to turn back from destroying people. ~ Jonah 4:2

June 27
·         Ain’t it strange how alone we can be in the midst of a crowded room. Companionship is just a bandage on the wound that we’ve had since the day we were born. ~ Ryan Long

June 28
·         Can two people walk together without agreeing on the direction? The Lord never does anything until he reveals his plans to his servants the prophets. ~ Amos 3:3,7

June 29
·         Defeat doesn’t finish a man, quit does. A man is not finished when he’s defeated. He’s finished when he quits. ~ Richard M. Nixon

June 30
·         The heavens proclaim the glory of God. The skies display his craftsmanship. Day after day they continue to speak; night after night they make him known. ~ Psalm 19:1-2

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Word of the Day ~ May 2013

May 1
·         I know I’m not strong enough to be everything that I’m supposed to be. I give up. I’m not strong enough. I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength. ~ Matthew West

May 2
·         Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. ~ Helen Keller

May 3
·         If the word quit is part of your vocabulary, then the word finish is likely not. ~ B.G. Jett
·         Nobody remembers who finished second but the guy who finished second. ~ Unknown

May 4
·         My dear brothers and sisters, be strong and immovable. Always work enthusiastically for the Lord, for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless. ~ 1 Corinthians 15:58 NLT

May 5
·         Some nations boast of their chariots and horses but we boast in the name of the Lord God. Those nations will fall down and collapse but we will rise up and stand firm. ~ Psalm 20:7-8 NLT

May 6
·         Do not be discouraged. The sword devours this one today and that one tomorrow! Fight harder next time and conquer the city! ~ 2 Samuel 11:25 NLT

May 7
·         I’ll never be perfect but I can be excellent. God’s grace sustains me, his wisdom guides me, and his love compels me to love others as He does – relentlessly! ~ Malcolm Rios

May 8
·         He was pierced for our rebellion, crushed for our sins. He was beaten so we could be whole. He was whipped so we could be healed. ~ Isaiah 53:5 NLT

May 9
·         It might be less about “what” you’re doing and more about the “character” you’re letting God shape in you while you do it. ~ Louie Giglio

May 10
·         It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong. ~ Thomas Sowell

May 11
·         The Lord detests people with crooked hearts, but he delights in those with integrity. ~ Proverbs 11:20 NLT

May 12
·         Call to me and I will answer you and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know. ~ Jeremiah 33:3 NLT

May 13
·         For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh. For I have the desire to do what is right, but not the ability to carry it out. ~ Romans 7:18 NLT

May 14
·         We have all walked into a situation of which we know we should be no part. Don’t let a bad decision becomes a bad habit or a bad habit become a bad lifestyle. ~ Malcolm Rios

May 15
·         Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him and he will make straight your paths. ~ Proverbs 3:5-6 NLT

May 16
·         If you feel like singing a song and you want other people to sing along, just sing what you feel. Don’t let anyone say it’s wrong. ~ Wilco

May 17
·         What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

May 18
·         May the Lord give you increase, you and your children! May you be blessed by the Lord, who made heaven and earth! ~ Psalm 115:14-15 NLT

May 19
·         You want to push me like I don’t mind. You want to break me but not this time. You underestimate the moment you shove. You’ve got no idea what I’m capable of. ~ We As Humans

May 20
·         It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

May 21
·         Wars are fought from the neck down but are won from the neck up. ~ CPT Scott Saucer

May 22
·         Don’t befriend angry people or associate with hot-tempered people, or you will learn to be like them and endanger your soul. ~ Proverbs 22:24-25 NLT

May 23
·         Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. ~ Mark Twain

May 24
·         A house is built by wisdom and becomes strong through good sense. Through knowledge its rooms are filled with all sorts of precious riches and valuables. ~ Proverbs 24:3-4 NLT

May 25
·         Whether I fail or succeed shall be no man’s doing but my own. ~ Elain Maxwell
·         Work as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. ~ Colossians 3:23

May 26
·         Wives, respect your husbands. Husbands love your wives. Children, obey your parents. Fathers, do not aggravate your children lest they become discouraged. YHWH
·         Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting for those who belong to the Lord. Husbands love your wives and never treat them harshly. Children, always obey your parents, for this pleases the Lord. Fathers, do not aggravate your children, or they will become discouraged. ~ Colossians 3:18-21
May 27
·         There is no greater evidence of a man’s measure than when he selflessly lays down his life for those unwilling or incapable of reciprocating the act. Remember. ~ Malcolm Rios

May 28
·         Listen when your father corrects you. Don’t neglect your mother’s instruction. What you learn will crown you with grace and be a chain of honor around your neck. ~ Proverbs 1:8-9 NLT

May 29
·         A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people. ~ John F. Kennedy

May 30
·         By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is bitterest. ~ Confucius

May 31
·         Wisdom is even better when you have money. Both are benefits as you go through life. Wisdom and money can get you almost anything but only wisdom can save your life. ~ Ecclesiastes 7:11-12 NLT