Bemercied

“Even though I was once a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent man, I was shown mercy.” – 1 Tim. 1:13

Literally, “I was bemercied.” Even though we deserve God’s wrath, He bemercies us.

Mercy Shall Surround Him

“Many sorrows shall be to the wicked; But he who trusts in the Lord, mercy shall surround him.” – Psa. 32:10

Which will it be sorrows or mercy?

Clothed With Power

“Who established the mountains by His strength, Being clothed with power; – Psa. 65:6

The mountains did not make themselves. God, through His mighty power, established them.

You Who Are the Confidence

“By awesome deeds in righteousness You will answer us, O God of our salvation, You who are the confidence of all the ends of the earth, And of the far-off seas;” – Psa. 65:5

God is our confidence.

Die Once

And as it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment” Heb. 9:27

Reincarnation is not a Biblical concept.

Saved FOR Good Works, Not BY Good Works

For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.” – Eph. 2:10

We are saved FOR good works, not BY good works.

Calm, Part 1: Be Calm

Take care and be calm, have no fear and do not be fainthearted,” – Isa. 7:4

The Christian attitude is marked by calm; a settled inner repose of quiet unaffected by circumstances.

Jesus Fills All In All

Jesus fills all in all.” – Eph. 1:23

Jesus constantly pervades all things with His love and power (cf. Jer. 23:24; 1 Kings 8:27; Psa. 139:7).

God Is a Consuming Fire

“Our God is a consuming fire!” – Heb. 12:29

In case you were told sin is not that big of a deal.

Few Are Chosen

many are called, but few are chosen.” – Jesus (Matt. 22:14)

Jesus does not say “many are called, but few chose.”