Not in Charge…

For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast.  For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them. ~ Ephesians 2:8-10

Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. ~ Romans 8:1

Therefore, having been justified by faith, [a]we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ… ~ Romans 5:1

… being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ… ~ Philippians 1:6

for it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure. ~ Phil. 2:13

Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.  He who calls you is faithful, who also will do it. ~ 1 Thessalonians 5:23-23

Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.  Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your soulsFor My yoke is easy and My burden is light.
~ Matthew 11:28-30

The Lord is my shepherd,
I shall not want.
He makes me lie down in green pastures;
He leads me beside quiet waters.
He restores my soul;
He guides me in the paths of righteousness
For His name’s sake.
~ Psalm 23:1-3

But now, O Lord,
You are our Father;
We are the clay, and You our potter;
And all we are the work of Your hand.
~ Isaiah 64:8

And when they had prayed, the place where they had gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak the word of God with boldness. ~ Acts 4:31

 And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.”  Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.  Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ’s sake. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
~ 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 

I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me. ~ Galatians 2:20

I will rejoice greatly in the Lord,
My soul will exult in my God;
For He has clothed me with garments of salvation,
He has wrapped me with a robe of righteousness,
As a bridegroom decks himself with a garland,
And as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.
~ Isaiah 61:10

For this reason I also suffer these things, but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed and I am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him until that day. ~ 2 Timothy 1:12

Now the God of peace, who brought up from the dead the great Shepherd of the sheep through the blood of the eternal covenant, even Jesus our Lord, equip you in every good thing to do His will, working in us that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever and ever.  Amen. ~ Hebrews 13:20-21

 

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1 comment for “Not in Charge…

  1. May 27, 2020 at 9:12 AM

    Thank you for taking the time to post God’s Word. It is what gives us strength as it feeds our faith and reminds us of God’s faithfulness to do what He has said He would do in us and for us. Our hope is in Christ, for there is on other name by which we are saved.

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