Khesed

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Khesed

13 June

“Instead of your shame there shall be a double portion;
instead of dishonor they shall rejoice in their lot:
therefore in their land they shall possess a double portion;
they shall have everlasting joy.”
Isaiah 61:7 ‭ESV‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
'The year of the Lord's favour';
has much for us to savour.
No loss, shame and dishonour;
we come friends with our neighbour.
Lasting peace and joy occur;
for Jesus is our Saviour. Hallelujah!

Read more: 13 June

12 June

“For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions,
and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in the present age”
Titus 2:11-12 ‭ESV‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
The Bible gives a lot of ‘training’;
always based on God's mercy raining.
When we sin and break through the railing;
call on God to stop further failing.
'Renounce' the sin, shame, guilt and paining;
Jesus forgives with grace sustaining. Hallelujah!

Read more: 12 June

11 June

“And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more,
with knowledge and all discernment,
so that you may approve what is excellent,
and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ”
Philippians 1:9-10 ‭ESV‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let’s all pray a daily prayer;
humble and a holy dare.
Please God show us how to share;
based on Calv’ry’s Cross and care.
Jesus is beyond compare;
Loves and comforts that’s so rare. Hallelujah!

Read more: 11 June

10 June

“The light shines in the darkness,
and the darkness has not overcome it.”
John 1:5 ‭ESV‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Show me the Way that leads to Light;
I'm tired of walking in the night.
Tell me the Truth, not shades of white;
I weary hearing words of spite.
Hold my hand Jesus hold it tight;
Your ‘faith, hope, love’ makes things all right. Hallelujah!

Read more: 10 June

9 June

“Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the best use of the time.
Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt,
so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.”
Colossians 4:5-6 ‭ESV‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
‘Walk in wisdom’ that’s precious;
Jesus’ Word is so gracious.
He grew up strong and righteous;
His words are meant to save us.
Let's also live as God's witness;
speak kind words, no way vicious. Hallelujah!

Read more: 9 June

8 June

“Whoever guards his mouth preserves his life;
he who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.”
Proverbs 13:3 ‭ESV‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let's not speak harsh words in haste;
for it hurts and leaves bad taste.
How then can we all stay chaste?
Think on what God's Word is based.
Jesus has our sins erased;
follow Him, be clean of waste. Hallelujah!

Read more: 8 June

7 June

“All scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching,
for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,
that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.”
2 Timothy 3:16-17 ‭ESV‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Right at the start, God spoke ‘the Word’;
All things God made, even the bird.
But best of all, have you not heard?
God breathed in man and life was stirred.
Jesus is God who never erred;
His teaching’s good, never absurd. Hallelujah!

Read more: 7 June

6 June

“I have been crucified with Christ.
It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me.
And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God,
who loved me, and gave himself for me.”
Galatians 2:20 ‭ESV‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Too many favour only kin,
or those with same language and skin.
They have not died to self within,
but thrown God's grace into the bin.
Daily crucify all such sin;
‘walk’…’not by sight’… ‘by faith' begin. Hallelujah!

Read more: 6 June

5 June

 

“Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith,
who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross,
despising shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.”
Hebrews 12:2 ‭ESV‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
When blame and shame comes, do not lose heart;
hang on to God and never depart.
'Looking to Jesus' right from the start;
grace with ‘our faith’, he then will impart.
He freely gives ‘joy’ that tops the chart;
weak and dull ones, become “strong and smart”. Hallelujah!

Read more: 5 June

4 June

“Have mercy upon me, O God, according to your steadfast love;
according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions.
Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin!”
Romans 12:3 ‭ESV‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
When we do wrong, where do we begin?
How do we get out, of the sin bin?
Jesus the Way, accepts us as kin;
He died on the Cross, cleansed us within.
Once we confess, God's grace then pours in,
He brings us true peace, and a kind grin. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 4 June

3 June

“For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you
not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think,
but to think with sober judgment each according to
the measure of faith that God has assigned.”
‭Romans 12:3 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let’s not swell up, like a balloon,
for sin of pride bursts us so soon.
Jesus wants us, sing the same tune;
Keep the team-work, like dish and the spoon.
Let ‘grace’ and ‘faith’, last right through June;
with ‘hope’ and ‘love’, our hearts stay immune. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 3 June

2 June

“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another;
just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.
By this all people will know that you are My disciples,
if you have love for one another.”
‭John 13:34-35 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
The world tries to smoothly entice;
and live by its, selfish advice.
Jesus' love costs much sacrifice;
can’t be bought by silver or spice.
Let His love melt, our hearts of ice,
So we will stop, all kinds of vice. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 2 June

1 June

“Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated, common men, they were astonished.
And they recognised that they had been with Jesus.”
‭Acts 4:13 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
May we today stay true and bold;
what the Bible to us been told.
Our voice comes not from schools enrolled;
'God with us' now, by Him controlled.
So many hearts, to the world sold;
let's invite them, in from the cold. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 1 June

31 May

"Shout for joy in the LORD, O you righteous!
Praise befits the upright.”
‭‭Psalm 33:1 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let’s give fresh praise to God, all voices sing;
He is our Saviour, Creator and King.
There is none like Him He made ev’rything;
fish in the sea and the birds on the wing.
But the words of God’s Son, let’s really cling;
“peace and goodwill to us” promised to bring. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 31 May

30 May

"Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel:
"I am the LORD your God, who teaches you to profit,
who leads you in the way you should go.””
‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭48:17 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
The pains of my past chastises me;
to shape and be the best I could be.
Let’s thank Father God who's right on tee;
stays constant like the waves of the sea.
Each time He saves we wonder our fee;
He answers 'My Son died on the tree'. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 30 May

29 May

"Whoever believes in Him is not condemned,
but whoever does believe is condemned already,
because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God.”
‭‭John 3:18 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
God is real in the beauty of trees;
and how the honey is made by bees.
God is Creator of all man sees;
we wonder in awe and bow our knees.
Jesus came down his Father to please;
to suffer and save from sin's disease. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 29 May

28 May

"For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant,
but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness
to those who have been trained by it.”
Hebrews‬ ‭12:11 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Our ev’ry little pain and trial;
has power to train rank and file.
So let’s endure a longer while;
then 'peaceful fruit' will stack and pile.
Joy, 'righteousness', patience and smile;
Jesus forgives us by the mile. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 28 May

27 May

"Fight the good fight of the faith.
Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called
and about which you made the good confession
in the presence of many witnesses.”
‭‭1 Timothy‬ ‭6:12 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Ev’ry Christian sometimes agonise;
how to beat sin and to break its ties.
Let’s copy Jesus it’s no surprise;
He witnessed good 'Way' with no disguise.
From shame and blame we can surely rise;
'eternal life' then becomes our prize. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 27 May

26 May

"Blessed is the man whom you discipline, O LORD,
and whom you teach out of your law,
to give him rest from days of trouble,
until a pit is dug for the wicked.”
‭‭Psalms 94:12-13 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
We may not inherit riches and gold;
but we have received the best wealth untold.
That is to be saved from cruel sin's stronghold;
and walk down the street with a heart so bold.
For Jesus has brought us in from the cold;
His love and acceptance we now behold. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 26 May

25 May

"Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears My word,
and believes Him who sent Me has eternal life.
He does not come into judgment,
but has passed from death to life.”
‭‭John 5:24 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
The Father and Son are joined at the loin;
stronger than any two sides of a coin.
Both speak same, true words that cut like a knife;
to point out our sins so dirty and rife.
Yet both love dearly to save us from strife;
to move us from guilt to 'eternal life.' Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 25 May

24 May

"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son,
that whoever believes in him should not perish,
but have eternal life.”
‭‭John 3:16 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Jesus' love has the strongest girth;
than any mountain on our earth.
If we 'believe' we have new birth;
also new love and lasting mirth.
His love is sweet and has no dearth;
that's why 'I love to sing His worth.' Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 24 May

23 May

"For all have sinned, and fall short of the glory of God,
and are justified freely by his grace as a gift,
through redemption that is in Christ Jesus”
‭‭Romans 3:23-24 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
We work hard for status, wealth and learning;
even if souls are sad, weak and yearning.
So to God's free grace let's keep on turning;
confess our failings and facts concerning.
Jesus forgives and heals hearts from churning;
for our souls are lit with bright, new burning. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 23 May

22 May

"Therefore having put away falsehood,
let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbour,
for we are members one of another.”
‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭4:25 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
God's work in the world stops all lying;
He speaks the truth to heal our crying.
The greatest Truth was Jesus dying
for each of our sins, shame and sighing.
He rose again, there’s no denying;
so stay strong for Truth without shying. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 22 May

21 May

"Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one.
You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart,
and with all your soul, and with all your strength.”
‭‭Deuteronomy‬ ‭6:4-5 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Pray in the morning 'the LORD God is one';
He's always been with us since time begun.
Families must 'hear', through daughter and son;
if we love God, blessings come by the ton.
Jesus is pure gold, who's second to none,
false gods are fool's gold, we turn from and run. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 21 May

20 May

"He Himself bore our sins in His body on the tree,
that we might die to sin and live to righteousness.
By His wounds you have been healed.”
‭‭1 Peter‬ ‭2:24 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
We may have a wound that is hard to heal;
so many doctors we've made an appeal.
Jesus died for all wounds we know and feel;
big and small sins He will gladly repeal.
Confess to Jesus, He gives the best deal,
our lives are stamped with His righteousness seal. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 20 May

19 May

"A soft answer turns away wrath,
but a harsh word stirs up anger.”
‭‭Proverbs 15:1 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Cruel and ‘harsh’ words are like a restless sea,
ready to do damage and destroy me.
But sweet and ‘soft’ words are fruit from a tree,
that strengthen, refresh, not leave us empty.
Seek Jesus the Word, from Him never flee;
drink at His fountain whenever angry. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 19 May

18 May

"Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness,
and receive with meekness the implanted word,
which is able to save your souls.”
‭‭James 1:21 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let’s remove all our excess ear wax;
'receive with meekness' what each person lacks.
God's Word implants and saves us to the max,
so we can stand against future attacks.
Keep hearing Jesus and don’t turn our backs,
He's the Good Shepherd let's follow His tracks. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 18 May

17 May

"This saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance,
that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners;
of whom I am the foremost."
1 Timothy 1:15 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
It’s easy to dig our own pit,
and slip and slide and fall in it.
Confess to Jesus each bad bit;
His blood can cleanse our dirt and grit.
For with God’s grace our life is lit,
And to God’s Way we then commit. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 17 May

16 May

"And whatever you do, in word or deed, 
do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, 
giving thanks to God the Father through Him.”
Colossians‬ ‭3:17 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
There is no sacred-social split;
for King Jesus heals weakest link.
So give God praise and benefit,
in 'whatever' we do or think.
And daily give Jesus credit,
for bringing us back from the brink. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 16 May

15 May

"But you will receive power, when the Holy Spirit has come upon you: and you will be my witnesses both in Jerusalem,
and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”
‭‭Acts 1:8 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
The last words to men of Galilee;
‘the ends of the earth, my witness be’.
The last view of Jesus that they see;
is rising through clouds, up to glory.
The last person saved, truly set free;
was one poor lost sheep, ‘little old me’. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 15 May

14 May

"Therefore You are great, O LORD God.
For there is none like You, and there is no God besides You,
according to all that we have heard with our ears.”
‭‭2 Samuel‬ ‭7:22 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
When we feel sad and lost direction;
or been hurt by a broken relation.
Let's tell God about our situation;
we hear God's Son offers 'great' salvation.
He heals and forgives all condemnation;
'old things' pass and we're a 'new creation.' Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 14 May

13 May

"Know this, my beloved brothers:
let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.”
‭‭James‬ ‭1:19 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
A faithful saint seeks to endure;
and say no to worldly allure.
Such saints are willing to mature;
hearing, speaking all that is pure.
'Slow to wrath' they found the best cure;
living for Christ Jesus' pleasure. Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 13 May

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