The OC Daily Minute (Page 71)

The OC Daily Minute (Page 71)

March 17, 2016

 Romans 1: 19 For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. 20For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse. Getting to know Him better, I believe, is primarily done through the…

March 16, 2016

John 15:15  No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all that I have heard from my Father I have made known to you. All of the “revelations” we have been given are to allow us and encourage us in our relationship with Jesus.  He tells us in this text that He has revealed everything that…

March 15, 2016

Psalm 90:12 So teach us to number our days    that we may get a heart of wisdom. “Teach ME to use every second I have”  I truly have a lot of issues, but one thing that is not dysfunctional about me is I sincerely want God to get the most out of me.  I also realize that, despite my deficiencies, if I put time, strategy, and attention into my walk with Jesus I WILL GROW.…

March 14, 2016

James 3:13 Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom. We noticed this weekend that Paul was so sincere and adamant about praying for us and those followers of Jesus to have Wisdom (How).  The best way I can describe wisdom is the application of knowledge, experience, or information.  How do I accomplish…

March 11, 2016

Brings Us to Freedom & Hope    Romans 8:10-11- our body becomes dead, the Spirit gives life.    2 Corinthians 3:17- the Spirit frees to live with Jesus.    Romans 15:13- the Spirit allows us to have constant hope in mankind to extend     to others.    2 Corinthians 3:18- the Spirit transforms us into himself.    Galatians 5:22-23- the Spirit gives us love, joy, peace,…

March 10, 2016

Convicts & Frees Us    Romans 8:2- We are loosed from sin by the Spirit.    John 16:7-11- The Spirit lets the world know when they sin.    1 Thessalonians 1:5- In partnership with the Word to let us know what God     expected. Is God the Spirit trying to remove something from your grip that is unhealthy for you?  Are you telling yourself that you are free but truly…

March 9, 2016

Draws & Protects Us    Acts 1:8- Power is given through the Spirit to be witnesses    Romans 8:26- Ethiopians are drawn by the Spirit to Jesus    Ephesians 3:16-19- Strength internally comes through the Spirit    Romans 8: 15-16- We are confirmed by the Spirit that God has adopted us What is God the Spirit trying to protect you from?  Is He asking you to stop…

March 8, 2016

Guides us    Psalm 143:10- David implies that the Holy Spirit can lead him to level ground.    John 14-16- Jesus lets the disciples know that while he has personally guided them to this point, now the Holy Spirit would.    Acts 9: 31- The Church experienced the comfort and guidance.    13: 2- Barnabas and Saul got specific instructions.    15: 28- the Church will have…

March 7, 2016

This week, let’s take our minute each day to consider these challenges and resources that God the Spirit gives us.  Starting with how HE SHOWS OFF GOD’S AMAZING GRACE AND POWER IN US.  Let’s be determined this week to let Him SHOW OFF Shows Himself in Us    1 Corinthians 12:7- we are given a manifestation of the Spirit for common good.     Gives us Words    Mark…

March 4, 2016

And having made a lash (a whip) of cords, He drove them all out of the temple [[a]enclosure]—both the sheep and the oxen—spilling and scattering the brokers’ money and upsetting and tossing around their trays (their stands). 16 Then to those who sold the doves He said, Take these things away (out of here)! Make not My Father’s house a house of merchandise (a marketplace,…

March 3, 2016

And He stayed in the wilderness forty days and, being tempted all the while by Satan; and He was with the wild beasts, and the angels ministered to Him continually. – Mark 1:13 AMP Jesus understood temptation!  The big 3 is what Jesus was hit with and most of us can track every bad and and sinful decision in our life back to one of these 3 temptations.  Lust of the…

March 2, 2016

Colossians 2:6-7  Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in your faith, just as you were instructed, and overflowing with gratitude. “Built up in Him, and established in your faith”.  This scripture gives us a picture of progress and strength.  The way it makes sense in…