#1 – 3/4/2018 – Mark 12:30-31 Jesus said: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength. You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
#1a – John 14:15 “If you love Me, you will keep My commandments.”
#1b – 1 John 5:3 For this is what love for God is: to keep his commands. And his commands are not a burden, [CSB]
#2 – 3/11/2018 – 1 Peter 1:18-19.. 18 knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers, 19 but with precious blood, as of a lamb unblemished and spotless, the blood of Christ.
#2a – 1 Corinthians 15:14,17 14 and if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is vain, your faith also is vain 17 and if Christ has not been raised, your faith is worthless; you are still in your sins.
#3 – 3/18/2018 – 1 Peter 3:15-16a… sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts a, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience, [a–set apart Jesus as Lord and Master in your life!]
#4 – 3/25/2018 – 1 Corinthians 10:31 Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. NASB
#5- 1 John 3:16 We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
#6 – 4/8/2018 – 1 Corinthians 11:28 But a man must examine himself, and in so doing he is to eat of the bread and drink of the cup.
#7 – 4/15/2018 – 1 Corinthians 12:27 Now you are Christ’s body, and individually members of it.
#8 – 4/22/2018 – 1 Corinthians 16:14 Let all that you do be done in love.
#9 – 2 Corinthians 1:3c-5… 3 …God of all comfort, 4 who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. 5 For just as the sufferings of Christ are ours in abundance, so also our comfort is abundant through Christ.
#10 – 5/6/2018 – 2 Corinthians 4:7 Now we have this treasure in clay jars, so that this extraordinary power may be from God and not from us. CSB
#11- 5/13/2018 – 2 Corinthians 5:21 He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.
12 – 2 Corinthians 5:14-15…14 For the love of Christ compels us,…15 And he died for all so that those who live should no longer live for themselves, but for the one who died for them and was raised.
#13 – 5/20/2018 – 2 Corinthians 4:18b the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal.