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