2 Chron 7:14 If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.
Jer 3:22 "Return, you backsliding children, And I will heal your backslidings."
Prov 3:5-8 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; 6 In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths. 8 It will be health to your flesh, And strength to your bones.
Ps 41:4 I said, "Lord, be merciful to me; Heal my soul, for I have sinned against You."
Ps 6:2 Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I am weak; O Lord, heal me, for my bones are troubled.
Jer 33:6 Behold, I will bring it health and healing; I will heal them and reveal to them the abundance of peace and truth.
Overcoming the Dark Side
Rev. 12:11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death.
Romans 8:35 and 37 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? 37 Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us
1 John 4:4 “Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.”
1 John 5:4-5 For whatsoever is born of God overcomes the world: and this is the victory that overcomes the world, even our faith. 5 Who is he that overcomes the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?
1Cor, 15: 57 But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
The Walking Dead
James 1:15 Then, when desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, brings forth death.
Ephesians 2:1 And you He made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins,
2 Corinthians 7:10 For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation, not to be regretted; but the sorrow of the world produces death.
John 5:25 Most assuredly, I say to you, the hour is coming, and now is, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God; and those who hear will live.
Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
John 1:4-5 In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. … and the darkness did not comprehend it.
Ten Rules of Dating
We date to make a decision about marriage.
Prov 18:22 He who finds a wife finds a good thing, And obtains favor from the Lord.
Gen 2:18 And the Lord God said, "It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him."
Heb 13:4 Marriage is honorable among all, and the bed undefiled; but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
1 Thess 4:3-5 For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you should abstain from sexual immorality; 4 that each of you should know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor, 5 not in passion of lust, like the Gentiles who do not know God;
Gen 24:67 Isaac took Rebekah and she became his wife, and he loved her.
Rule #1: Do not fornicate! Rule 2-10: Refer to rule #1.
1 Peter 1:13 Therefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and rest your hope fully upon the grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
1 Peter 5:8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.
Ephesians 4:22-24 that you put off, concerning your former conduct, the old man which grows corrupt according to the deceitful lusts, 23 and be renewed in the spirit of your mind, 24 and that you put on the new man which was created according to God, in true righteousness and holiness.
Romans 12:2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.
2 Cor 10:5 casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ,
Fifty Shades of Sin
Rom. 3:23- For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.
Prov. 8:36 But he that sins against me, wrongs his own soul. All they that hate me, love death.
Eph. 5:5-6- For this you know with certainty, that no immoral or impure person or covetous man, who is an idolator, has an inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God. Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things, the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
Titus 3: 3-5 For we also were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, a slave to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another, but when the kindness of God our Savior and his love for all mankind appeared, He saved us, not according to our deeds, but according to his mercy.
Rom. 6:23- For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Jesus Christ of Lord.
Prov 2:4-5 If you seek her as silver, And search for her as for hidden treasures; 5 Then you will understand the fear of the Lord, And find the knowledge of God.
Jer 29:13 And you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart.
Prov 4:22 For they are life to those who find them, And health to all their flesh.
Prov 8:17 I love those who love me, And those who seek me diligently will find me.
Matt 7:7 "Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
Heb 11:13 These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off were assured of them, embraced them and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
May the Force Be with You
Josh 1:9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go."
Rom 8:37-39 Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. 38 For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, 39 nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Eph 6:10-13 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. 11 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.
2 Tim 1:7 For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.
1 Cor 1:18 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
Party at the End of the World
Luke 12:19-20 And I will say to my soul, "Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years; take your ease; eat, drink, and be merry."' 20 But God said to him, 'Fool! This night your soul will be required of you.
Luke 17:26-27 And as it was in the days of Noah, so it will be also in the days of the Son of Man: 27 They ate, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.
Ezek 16:49-50 Look, this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: She and her daughter had pride, fullness of food, and abundance of idleness; neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy. 50 And they were haughty and committed abomination before Me; therefore I took them away as I saw fit.
Matt 14:6-8 But when Herod's birthday was celebrated, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod. 7 Therefore he promised with an oath to give her whatever she might ask. 8 So she, having been prompted by her mother, said, "Give me John the Baptist's head here on a platter."
The Enjoyed Marriage
Prov 31:10-12 Who can find a virtuous wife? For her worth is far above rubies. 11 The heart of her husband safely trusts her; So he will have no lack of gain. 12 She does him good and not evil All the days of her life.
Eph 5:25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her,
Eph 5:22 Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
Col 3:19 Husbands, love your wives and do not be bitter toward them.
1 Peter 3:7 Husbands, likewise, dwell with them with understanding, giving honor to the wife, as to the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life, that your prayers may not be hindered.
Gen 24:67 Isaac took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: