Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sin. ~1 Peter 4:8
Blanket Your Love over me.
Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always helpful, and endures through circumstance. ~1 Corinthians 13:7
Help me to endure.
And some of the wise will fall victim to persecution. In this way, they will be refined and cleansed and made pure until the time of the end, for the appointed time is still to come. ~Daniel 11:35
In the passage in Daniel, God’s messenger described a time of trial when even wise believers may stumble. This could mean (1) falling into sin, (2) being fearful and losing faith, (3) mistakenly following wrong teaching, or (4) experiencing severe suffering and martyrdom.
If we persevere in our faith, any such experience will only refine us and make us stronger. Are you facing trials? Recognize them as opportunities to strengthen your faith. If we remain steadfast in these experiences, we will be stronger in our faith and closer to God.
Realize nothing happens for my own glory but Your glory.
Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be. ~Matthew 6:21
Lays down all my worldly desires and things for eternal treasures.
Pride leads to disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom. ~ Proverbs 11:2
Fallen prostrate at Your feet.
I have hidden Your word in my heart… ~Psalm 119:9-11
Hiding Your word in my heart.
We love because God first loved us. ~1 John 4:19
I love because You first loved me. Show me how to love. I am your servant forever.