Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.
Galatians 5:22











Sunday, August 21, 2016

Chapter 4, Verse 8

I shared with you a while back that I was doing a study of all the Chapter 4, verse 8's in the books of the Bible. I wrote them all down in a journal, chronologically, to see if there was any continuity or flow. Although I found there was none, it turned out to be a good lesson in scripture writing, never a bad thing in and of itself, and it was fun.
I did find more verses that have become my favorites.
My all time favorites have been Philippians 4:8 and Psalm 4:8, and I have now added:

Job 4:8  As I have observed, those who plow evil and those who sow trouble reap it.

Proverbs 4:8  Cherish her, and she will exalt you; embrace her, and she will honor you.

Luke 4:8  Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Worship the Lord your God and serve Him only.' "

Romans 4:8  "Blessed is the one whose sin the Lord will never count against them."

2 Corinthians 4:8 We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.

James 4:8  Come near to God and He will come near to you...

1Peter 4:8  Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.

1John 4:8  Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.

I hope you find comfort in some of these as I have.

Leave me comment of your favorite Bible verse. It does not have to be a 4:8 verse.


Gratitude (prompts from aholyexperience.com)
3 gifts of endings
1. Old job
2. Old house
3. Old life

Phil 1:4
In all my prayers for all of you,
I always pray with joy.

Blessings,
Deborah 


2 comments:

  1. I have more than one favorite Bible verse and they tend to change over time. :-) Here are two:

    Isaiah 41:10 Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

    Micah 6:8 He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?

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    1. Thank you for stopping by, Mary and for your comment. I used to have Isaiah 41:10 on the top of the page here. That has always been one of my favs and still is to this day.
      Blessings.

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