Spiritual Encouragement: The Series Part 3

My, Devotion to Him #38

 

VERSE PASSAGE: Psalms 37:1-9 "Do not fret because of those who are evil or be envious of those who do wrong; for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away. Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this: He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun. Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes. Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret—it leads only to evil. For those who are evil will be destroyed, but those who hope in the Lord will inherit the land." - NIV 

"Do not fret because of those who are evil or be envious of those who do wrong" 

VERSE PASSAGE: Proverbs 23:17 "Do not let your heart envy sinners, but always be zealous for the fear of the Lord." - NIV 

VERSE PASSAGE: Psalms 73:1-3 "Surely God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. But as for me, my feet had almost slipped; I had nearly lost my foothold. For I envied the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked." - NIV

VERSE PASSAGE: Proverbs 24:19-20 "Do not fret because of evildoers or be envious of the wicked, for the evildoer has no future hope, and the lamp of the wicked will be snuffed out." - NIV

"for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away."

VERSE PASSAGE: Isaiah 40:7-8 "The grass withers and the flowers fall, because the breath of the Lord blows on them. Surely the people are grass.The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever.” - NIV

VERSE PASSAGE: Psalms 37:38-40 "But all sinners will be destroyed; there will be no future for the wicked. The salvation of the righteous comes from the Lord; he is their stronghold in time of trouble. The Lord helps them and delivers them; he delivers them from the wicked and saves them, because they take refuge in him." - NIV

"Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture."

VERSE PASSAGE: Deuteronomy 30:19 "and that you may love the Lord your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him. For the Lord is your life, and he will give you many years in the land he swore to give to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob." - NIV

VERSE PASSAGE: John 10:9 "I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved. They will come in and go out, and find pasture." - NIV

"Take delight (be pleased) in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart."

VERSE PASSAGE: Psalms 145:19-20 "He fulfills the desires of those who fear him; he hears their cry and saves them. The Lord watches over all who love him, but all the wicked he will destroy." - NIV

"Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this: He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn"

VERSE PASSAGE: Psalms 18:24 "The Lord has rewarded me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his sight." - NIV 

VERSE PASSAGE: Psalms 112:1-4 "Praise the Lord. Blessed are those who fear the Lord, who find great delight in his commands. Their children will be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright will be blessed. Wealth and riches are in their houses, and their righteousness endures forever. Even in darkness light dawns for the upright, for those who are gracious and compassionate and righteous." - NIV

"Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him"

VERSE PASSAGE: Exodus 14:14 "The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.” - NIV

VERSE PASSAGE: Psalms 130:5 "I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope." - NIV

"Refrain from anger and turn from wrath"

VERSE PASSAGE: Ephesians 4:31-32 "Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you." - NIV

VERSE PASSAGE: Colossians 3:8-10 "But now you must also rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips. Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator." - NIV

"For those who are evil will be destroyed, but those who hope in the Lord"

VERSE PASSAGE: Isaiah 25:9 "In that day they will say, “Surely this is our God; we trusted in him, and he saved us. This is the Lord, we trusted in him; let us rejoice and be glad in his salvation.” - NIV

Be blessed and encouraged by this word.
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VERSES USED:

•Psalms 37:1-9

•Proverbs 23:17

•Psalms 73:1-3

•Proverbs 24:19-20

•Isaiah 40:7-8

•Psalms 37:38-40

•Deuteronomy 30:19

•John 10:9

•Psalms 145:19-20

•Psalms 18:24

•Psalms 112:1-4

•Exodus 14:14

•Psalms 130:5

•Ephesians 4:31-32

•Colossians 3:8-10

•Isaiah 25:9

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