Day 30 - Psalm 30:5 for we spend a moment under his anger, but we enjoy a lifetime in his favor. In the evening, weeping comes to stay through the night, but in the morning, there is rejoicing!. (EHV) Here the LORD give us a comparison: The time of suffering and weeping in this life compared to the hope of joy forever in the life to come.
Day 29 - Deuteronomy 33:27 "The eternal God is your refuge, And underneath are the everlasting arms." (NKJV) Israel faced many enemies but with the confidence that the LORD was with them. The same LORD is also with us, as we face trials in our lives.
Day 27 - 2 Corinthians 8:9 "For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, that you through His poverty might become rich." (NKJV) - This verse highlights "The Great Exchange" and what Jesus endured and took on, so that we might have what He gave up. This is grace!
Day 26 - Philippians 4:19 And my God shall supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus. (NASB) - God is a personal God, He is mine and He is able to give us all that we need. We look to Him for all things, but according to His will and glory.
Day 25 - Psalm 4:8 In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety. (ESV) - The LORD is the only one who can give us true contentment so that we can "rest easy" knowing that His mercy is new every day.
Day 24 - Philippians 4:7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. (NKJV) What God does for us and gives to us is beyond our understanding. With the knowledge of His peace and protection He leads us to true joy!
Day 23 - Romans 14:17 "for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit." (NKJV) Paul gives us some perspective about what is and is not important when it comes to Kingdom of God, and the gifts He offers us.
Day 22 - 1 John 4:10 "In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins." (NKJV) Propitiation is atonement made to make things right. God does this for us in the blood of Jesus, which reveals true love and gives us real HOPE!
Day 21 - Romans 5:8 "But God proves His own love for us in that while we were still sinners Christ died for us!" (HCSB) Paul describes both the natural human condition (sinners) and the nature of God, who proves His love for us in the death of His Son, even when we sinners!