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Luke 13:34 – How do you see God?

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today- my sin does not turn God away, even when I reject His ways.

Luke 13:34 TPT

[34] O city of Jerusalem, you are the city that murders your prophets! You are the city that pelts to death with stones the very messengers who were sent to deliver you! So many times I have longed to gather your wayward children together around me, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings-but you were too stubborn to let me.

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2 Peter 1:5-8 – This is me.

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today- I am new, I just need to be me!

2 Peter 1:5-8 TPT

[5] So devote yourselves to lavishly supplementing your faith with goodness, and to goodness add understanding, [6] and to understanding add the strength of self-control, and to self-control add patient endurance, and to patient endurance add godliness, [7] and to godliness add mercy toward your brothers and sisters, and to mercy toward others add unending love. [8] Since these virtues are already planted deep within, and you possess them in abundant supply, they will keep you from being inactive or fruitless in your pursuit of knowing Jesus Christ more intimately.

 

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Luke 12:6-7 – What are you worth?

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today- I have great value ascribed to me and I am never abandoned.

Luke 12:6-7 TPT

[6-7] “What is the value of your soul to God? Could your worth be defined by an amount of money? God doesn’t abandon or forget even the small sparrow he has made. How then could he forget or abandon you? What about the seemingly minor issues of your life? Do they matter to God? Of course they do! So you never need to worry, for you are more valuable to God than anything else in this world.

 

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Luke 11:52 – The hopeless fraud that is religion

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today- religion deceives us and keeps us from the house of God.

Luke 11:52 TPT

[52] “You are nothing but hopeless frauds, you experts of religion! You take away from others the key that opens the door to the house of knowledge. Not only do you lock the door and refuse to enter, you do your best to keep others from the truth.”

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1 John 3:16; 18 – Discover love then be love.

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today- in today’s self-focused culture we need to rediscover a better love story.

1 John 3:16;18TPT

 

This is how we have discovered love’s reality: Jesus sacrificed his life for us. Because of this great love, we should be willing to lay down our lives for one another……Beloved children, our love can’t be an abstract theory we only talk about, but a way of life demonstrated through our loving deeds.

 

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1 Peter 4:2,8 – What will shape my being?

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today – I choose how I live, but the choices are shaped by two.

1 Peter 4:2,8 TPT

[2] So live the rest of your earthly life no longer concerned with human desires but consumed with what brings pleasure to God.

 

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Luke 10:41-42 – Stop serving and sit!

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today – I am more important to God, my presence with Him, than anything I do.

Luke 10:41-42 TPT

[41] The Lord answered her, “Martha, my beloved Martha. Why are you upset and troubled, pulled away by all these many distractions? Are they really that important? [42] Mary has discovered the one thing most important by choosing to sit at my feet. She is undistracted, and I won’t take this privilege from her.”

 

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1 Peter 2:16 – How free?

This is the revelation that is shaping my life today – Jesus followers are the most free people on planet earth.

1 Peter 2:16 TPT

[16] As God’s loving servants, you should live in complete freedom, but never use your freedom as a cover-up for evil.

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1 Peter 1:22-23 – Be shaped by the new you.

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today – being a passionate pure lover is empowered by my obedience to the truth of my rebirth story.

1 Peter 1:22-23 TPT

[22] Now, because of your obedience to the truth, you have purified your very souls, and this empowers you to be full of love for your fellow believers. So express this sincere love toward one another passionately and with a pure heart. [23] For through the eternal and living Word of God you have been born again. And this “seed” that he planted within you can never be destroyed but will live and grow inside of you forever.

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Luke 8:25,37,47,50. – Fear Robs Me Of Miracles

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today – fear is always present when miracles are about, it seeks to keep me from receiving what God has for me.

Luke 8:25,37,47,50 TPT

25] Then Jesus said to them, “Why are you fearful? Have you lost your faith in me?” Shocked and shaken, they said with amazement to one another, “Who is this man who has authority over winds and waves that they obey him?”

37] Soon all the people of the region of the Gerasenes and the surrounding country begged Jesus to leave them, for they were gripped with fear.

47] When the woman realized she couldn’t hide any longer, she came and fell trembling at Jesus’ feet.

50] When Jesus heard this, he said, “Jairus, don’t yield to your fear. Have faith in me and she will live again.”

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James 5:7-8 – The Shaping Power of Hope

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today – if I allow my eyes to see only today I will live only shaped by this day, but if I raise my gaze I will see the promise of God in my future and it will fuel hope and endurance for these days.

James 5:7-8 TPT

[7] Meanwhile, brothers and sisters, we must be patient and filled with expectation as we wait for the appearing of the Lord. Think about the farmer who has to patiently wait for the earth’s harvest as it ripens because of the early and latter rains. [8] So you also keep your hopes high and be patient, for the presence of the Lord is drawing closer.

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