Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Live Well



Today in my quiet-time, these are the scriptures that I was led to read this morning. First, from Philippians 4:11-13 (AMP)

11 Not that I am implying that I was in any personal want, for I have learned how to be [f] content (satisfied to the point where I am not disturbed or disquieted) in whatever state I am.
12 I know how to be abased and live humbly in straitened circumstances, and I know also how to enjoy plenty and live in abundance. I have learned in any and all circumstances the secret of facing every situation, whether well-fed or going hungry, having a sufficiency and enough to spare or going without and being in want.
13 I have strength for all things in Christ Who empowers me [I am ready for anything and equal to anything through Him Who [g]infuses inner strength into me; I am [h]self-sufficient in Christ’s sufficiency].

This is not always easy, but we have to trust God in all our circumstances. The world tells us - more, bigger better. God tells us - wait, I will supply all your needs...and yes, He does mean ALL.

The second scripture is from Colossians chapter 3 and it is my pray for you today,

23 Whatever may be your task, work at it heartily (from the soul), as [something done] for the Lord and not for men,
24 Knowing [with all certainty] that it is from the Lord [and not from men] that you will receive the inheritance which is your [real] reward. [The One Whom] you are actually serving [is] the Lord Christ (the Messiah).
 
Have a blessed day!
 
Cheryl
 
 
 
 
 
Today's scriptures are from the Amplified Bible (Biblegateway.com)

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