21 Verses to Help You Stay Focused on God
Wake up. Take a moment with God.
He’s still in pj’s & sportin’ his peacock hairdo’ from the night before?!
Lunch made…Oh my gosh, his homework!
Get school folder and lunch in book bag…Why won’t it fit?!
More or less, that’s the typical first hour of awakening in our home! Surely we can’t be the only ones who hustle like this to get our days (& our families) rolling out that door!
I mean, for real, if that’s just the first hour of the day, how do we even stand a chance of keeping our eyes on the prize of Christ when the flurry around us is a constant, never-ending (albeit beautiful) frenzy of demands and time constraints?Why not settle your heart on one of these verses, and let God take it from there…After all, it’s only through Him that we’ll find the peace, strength, and clarity that we all so desperately need!
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Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts. And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.
never will I forsake you.”
“Cursed is the one who trusts in man,
who draws strength from mere flesh
and whose heart turns away from the LORD.”
“‘If you can’?” said Jesus. “Everything is possible for one who believes.”
If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God. If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power forever and ever. Amen.
but we trust in the name of the LORD our God.
They are brought to their knees and fall,
but we rise up and stand firm.
all you who hope in the LORD.
seek his face always.