Club 252

A-B-C Jesus Said Verses

Next year, we will be having a Aussie sheep ranch theme! To go with this, our verse list will be A-B-C Jesus Said. Each letter of the alphabet has a quote from Jesus, our Good Shepherd….

Jesus Said A-B-C Verses

A – “Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine,neither can you, unless you abide in Me. I am the vine, you are the branches.” – John 15:4,5a

B – “Behold, I stand at the door, and knock; if anyone hear My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me.” – Revelation 3:20

C – “Come unto Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” – Matthew 11:28-30

D – “Do to others what you would have them do to you.” – Matthew 7:12

E – “…Every idle word men may speak, they will give account of it in the day of judgment. For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.” – Matthew 12:36,37

F – “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” – Luke 23:34

G – “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, – Matthew 28:19,20

H – “Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away. – Mark 13:31

I – ” If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me. For whosoever would save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for My sake, the same shall save it. For what is a man profited, if he gain the whole world, and lose or forfeit his own self? – Luke 9:23-25

J – “Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth on me, though he die, yet shall he live; – John 11:25

K – “If you love Me, keep My commandments.” – John 14:15

L – “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.” – John 14:1-3

M – “My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me.” – John 10:27

N – “… nevertheless not My will, but Yours, be done.* – Luke 22:42b

O –
“Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.” – Matthew 6:9-13

P – “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.*- John 14:27

Q – – none

R – “Render therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s. – Luke 20:25

S – “Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.” – Mark 10:14

T – “(For) the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.” – Luke 19:10

U – – none

V – “Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I AM!” – John 8:58

W – “(For) where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.” – Matthew 18:20

X – “(And) whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”
– Matthew 23:12

Y –
“You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men. *You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a *basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.” – Matthew 5:13-16

Z – “Zacchaeus, come down immediately. I must stay at your house today.” – Luke 19:5

Advertisements
Leave a comment »

Put On the Whole Armor of God

This and next week. the kids & I are talking about the armor of God in Club from Ephesians 6. Little Bear Wheeler has a lengthy but excellent video on the topic.

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. 13Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. 14Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, 15and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. 16In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. 17Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. 18And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints.

We are to put on first the helmet of salvation. Without receiving Jesus as your Savior, you are without any protection from the enemy (Satan) & his attacks. The helmet protects our mind, as well as our ears, eyes, & mouth (tongue). These are all areas we must daily put under the Lord’s protection. The breastplate of righteousness protects our heart. We are seen as righteous the moment we receive Jesus as our Savior as well. We are seen as righteous in God’s eyes through the power of Jesus’ blood. PTL!! The head & heart, our two most vulnerable areas, are protected by our Lord when we trust Him as Saviour. We still have choices, though. We can “let our guard down”, just like the soldier could put his facial shield up & down. We can choose to pollute our eyes or ears or let wrong things pour out of our mouth or heart. We have to daily choose to let the Spirit control us.

The belt of truth must be gird around our waist. Jesus is the Truth! Then we must put on the “shoes of peace”. CEF talks about this by saying when we have Jesus as our Savior, we can then have the peace that He will never leave us & we are His forever. I like that. But Little Bear talks about our feet & hands spreading the Gospel wherever we go – wherever God sends us. I like that, too.

Then God gave us two tools we must “pick up” every day – the shield of faith & the Sword of the Spirit. “Without faith, it is impossible to please God…” (Hebrews 11:1-6) The shield of faith protects us from those darts Satan throws our way every day – the spirit of fear, anger, jealousy, resentment, pride, etc. We all have our own specialties & Satan knows what they are! We can take the offense against Satan with the Sword – Scripture. It does us no good to just carry It around, though, remember! We have to use It, memorize it so the Spirit can bring It to mind when we need It, meditate on It, study It.

Paul ends by saying, “Pray at all times ^& on every occasion in the power of the Holy Spirit. Stay alert & persistent in your prayers for Christians everywhere.” Prayer is one of those incredibly powerful tools that remains a mystery to me! Why God would choose to listen to us never ceases to amaze me. But He does!!! More than that, as Dad used to say, “Things will happen when you pray that wouldn’t have happened if you hadn’t prayed”. He used to say the other side of it, too. “If we fail to pray, things will not happen that would have happened if we had prayed.” Amazing!

Are you lifting your fellow soldiers up in prayer? We are commanded to do so. When fellow soldiers fall in battle (give in to Satan’s schemes), s/he needs brothers & sisters in the Lord to pick him up & get him back in the battle! That’s what the Church is all about.

Life is full of battles. Are you dressed for it?

c-young-soldier.jpg

1 Comment »