My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings (Proverbs 4:20).
The world today is experiencing tougher times and greater challenges as the end of all things draws nearer (1 Peter 4:7). The economies of many nations are either in recession or at the brink of it. Businesses are collapsing, and life is more difficult today for many than it used to be. However, as one who’s born again, your focus must be on the Lord and His eternal Word. Refuse to be anxious about anything (Philippians 4:6). You must always remember that though you’re in the world, you’re not of the World; you’re from another kingdom—God’s Kingdom.
The Lord Jesus already said, “…In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world” (John 16:33). The problems in the world aren’t set against you. When you face trials and tribulations, do so with the mindset of a victor—the mindset of one who knows he already has the advantage; and the Word of God is that advantage. The Word of God has the ability to take you through any situation unscathed.
What God requires of you is that you give yourself Completely to the Word. Be confident in the integrity of God’s Word. Isaiah 43:2 says, “When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.” Have this consciousness.
In the midst of the trouble, affirm like David, “The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall not want; He makes me lie down in green pastures” (Psalm 23:1-2). Declare like Paul, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13). Exclaim like John, “Greater is He that’s in me than he that’s in the world” (1 John 4:4).
Refuse to allow circumstances to condition or constrain you to speak lack, defeat, weakness, or fear. Affirm with gusto, “I’ll never be a failure; I’ll never be broke; I’m born to reign and rule in life!” You’re not being boastful or being braggadocious when you talk that way, you’re simply vocalizing your faith and confidence in the Word. You’re affirming the reality about you on the basis of God’s Word. Make the Word of God your focus and you’ll always be a success.
Dear Father, I live in, by, and through your Word. Your Word is my daily focus, and it pilots and lifts me always above the confusion, failure, troubles, and depravity that works in this world. The life of Christ in me has made me a champion, causing me to prevail over circumstances, in the Name of Jesus. Amen.
And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified.
1 Timothy 4:15
Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all.
2 Timothy 3:16-17
16. All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: 17. That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.
For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
2 Timothy 3:16
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,
Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.
But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.
2 Timothy 3:16-17
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.
It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.
And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.
Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.
The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever.
1 Chronicles 16:11
Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!
Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.
2 Timothy 1:7
For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
1 Thessalonians 2:13
And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers.
So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.
Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’”
But he said, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it!”
“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.
The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.
So shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.
Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.
I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.
And he humbled you and let you hunger and fed you with manna, which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that he might make you know that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.
The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,
1 Peter 2:2
Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation—
He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
2 Timothy 3:15-17
And how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.
2 Timothy 2:15
Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.
And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God,
For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.
Whoever is of God hears the words of God. The reason why you do not hear them is that you are not of God.”
So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life,
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures,
Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.
But Jesus answered them, “You are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God.
Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. Do not add to his words, lest he rebuke you and you be found a liar.
The unfolding of your words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple.
Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law.
How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word.
The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood …
1 John 4:18
There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.
1 John 3:1
See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.
2 Peter 3:16
As he does in all his letters when he speaks in them of these matters. There are some things in them that are hard to understand, which the ignorant and unstable twist to their own destruction, as they do the other Scriptures.
2 Peter 1:20-21
Knowing this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture comes from someone’s own interpretation. For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.
1 Peter 4:8
Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.
1 Peter 3:15
But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,
1 Peter 1:23
Since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God;
Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets,
Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.
If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
Do all things without grumbling or questioning, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world, holding fast to the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I may be proud that I did not run in vain or labor in vain.
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.
Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.
For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.
2 Corinthians 4:4
In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.
1 Corinthians 13:1-13
If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing. Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; …
1 Corinthians 7:2
But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband.
Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
But what does it say? “The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” (that is, the word of faith that we proclaim);
No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”
When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.
Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you.
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
The one who rejects me and does not receive my words has a judge; the word that I have spoken will judge him on the last day.
If he called them gods to whom the word of God came—and Scripture cannot be broken
Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. …
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God.
And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.
But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one dot of the Law to become void.
And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.
Jesus said to them, “Is this not the reason you are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God?
But Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”
King Nebuchadnezzar made an image of gold, whose height was sixty cubits and its breadth six cubits. He set it up on the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon. Then King Nebuchadnezzar sent to gather the satraps, the prefects, and the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the justices, the magistrates, and all the officials of the provinces to come to the dedication of the image that King Nebuchadnezzar had set up. Then the satraps, the prefects, and the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the justices, the magistrates, and all the officials of the provinces gathered for the dedication of the image that King Nebuchadnezzar had set up. And they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up. And the herald proclaimed aloud, “You are commanded, O peoples, nations, and languages, that when you hear the sound of the horn, pipe, lyre, trigon, harp, bagpipe, and every kind of music, you are to fall down and worship the golden image that King Nebuchadnezzar has set up. …
Is not my word like fire, declares the Lord, and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?
Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart, for I am called by your name, O Lord, God of hosts.
But they who wait for 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.
Song of Solomon 2:16
My beloved is mine, and I am his; he grazes among the lilies.
The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is safe.
The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe.
Whoever covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends.
There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.
My son, be attentive to my words; incline your ear to my sayings. Let them not escape from your sight; keep them within your heart. For they are life to those who find them, and healing to all their flesh.
My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you. Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man. Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. …
For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding;
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