Prayers, inspirations and comfort promises from God the father, Jesus and the Holy Spirit supplying grace to live out a meaningful life on Earth

Jesus gives comfort promising to weary and people carrying heavy burden to come to him and Jesus will give us rest. Meager existence does not make life meaningful, only through the Holy Bible, seeking of God and Jesus who is the way and the light to the father does a happier life come to be possible.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The book of Proverbs is God's wisdom for a blueprint for a happy life

The book of Proverbs


The book of Proverbs is God's wisdom for a blueprint for a happy life. They are an example of wisdom, moral behavior and the meaning of life. These are the proverbs of Solomon, the son of David and king of Israel.

Proverbs 1:17-19


17 You cannot trap birds with a net if they see you spreading it out.

18 But evil people cannot see the trap they set for themselves.

19 This is what happens to those who are greedy. Whatever they get destroys them.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Prayer at sunrise


James Weldon Johnson

 

Prayer at sunrise

 
O mighty, powerful, dark-dispelling sun,

Now thou art risen, and thy day begun.

How shrink the shrouding mists before thy face,

As up thou spring'st to thy diurnal race!

How darkness chases darkness to the west,

As shades of light on light rise radiant from thy crest!

For thee, great source of strength, emblem of might,

In hours of darkest gloom, there is no night.

Thou shiniest on though clouds hide thee from sight,

And through each break thou sendest down thy light.

 

O greater maker of this thy great sun,

Give me the strength this one day's race to run,

Fill me with light, fill me with sun-like strength,

Fill me with joy to rob the day its length.

Light from within, light that will outward shine,

Strength to make strong some weaker heart than mine,

Joy to make glad each soul that feels its touch;

Great father of the sun, I ask this much.

-James Weldon Johnson

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties


We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties

We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.

-Oswald Chambers

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Those who teach others to live right will shine like stars forever and ever

Daniel 12:3



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The wise people will shine as bright as the sky. Those who teach others to live right will shine like stars forever and ever.


Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Life that is full and good

John 10 1-21

Jesus said, “It is certainly true that when a man enters the sheep pen, he should use the gate. If he climbs in some other way, he is a robber.

 
He is trying to steal the sheep. 2 But the man who takes care of the sheep enters through the gate. He is the shepherd. 3 The man who guards the gate opens the gate for the shepherd. And the sheep listen to the voice of the shepherd. He calls his own sheep, using their names, and he leads them out. 4 He brings all of his sheep out. Then he goes ahead of them and leads them. The sheep follow him, because they know his voice. 5 But sheep will never follow someone they don’t know. They will run away from him, because they don’t know his voice.”

6 Jesus told the people this story, but they did not understand what it meant. 7 So Jesus said again, “I assure you, I am the gate for the sheep. 8 All those who came before me were thieves and robbers. The sheep did not listen to them. 9 I am the gate. Whoever enters through me will be saved. They will be able to come in and go out. They will find everything they need. 10 A thief comes to steal, kill, and destroy. But I came to give life—life that is full and good.

11 “I am the good shepherd, and the good shepherd gives his life for the sheep. 12 The worker who is paid to keep the sheep is different from the shepherd. The paid worker does not own the sheep. So when he sees a wolf coming, he runs away and leaves the sheep alone. Then the wolf attacks the sheep and scatters them. 13 The man runs away because he is only a paid worker. He does not really care for the sheep.

14 “I am the shepherd who cares for the sheep. 15 I know my sheep just as the Father knows me. And my sheep know me just as I know the Father. I give my life for these sheep. 16 I have other sheep too. They are not in this flock here. I must lead them also. They will listen to my voice. In the future there will be one flock and one shepherd. 17 The Father loves me because I give my life. I give my life so that I can get it back again.

18 No one takes my life away from me. I give my own life freely. I have the right to give my life, and I have the right to get it back again. This is what the Father told me.”19 Again the Jews were divided over what Jesus was saying. 20 Many of them said, “A demon has come into him and made him crazy. Why listen to him?” 21 But others said, “These aren’t the words of someone controlled by a demon. A demon cannot heal the eyes of a blind man.”