Anger
Authority
Caring For People
Children
Courage
Endurance
Finding Fulfillment And Meaning In Life
Forgiveness
Giving Of Yourself
Grief
God Provides
Making People Happy
Making People Smile
Patience
Perseverance
Plans Fall Through
Putting Others First
Revenge
Showing kindness to others
Showing Love To A Child
Suffering
Unanswered Prayer
Understanding God's Ways
Waiting Until Marriage
When We Mess Up
When Others Upset Us
When People Lie
Wisdom - when we just don't understand
Worrying About The Unknown


When A Prayer Seems To Go Unanswered
Hear my prayer, O Lord, listen to my cry for help; be not deaf to my weeping... (Psalm 39:12)

When Plans Fall Through
Continue your love to those who know you, your righteousness to the upright in heart (Psalm 36:10)

Making People Smile
A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. (Proverbs 17:22)

When You Want Revenge
So in everthing, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets. (Matthew 7:12)

Anger
A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel. (Proverbs 15:18)

Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone. (Colossians 4:6)

When We Mess Up
Peter replied, "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. (Acts 2:38)

When Others Upset Us
My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry. (James 1:19)

When People Lie
The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons. Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron. (1 Timothy 4:1,2)

Finding Fulfillment And Meaning In Life
From the fruit of his lips a man is filled with good things as surely as the work of his hands rewards him. (Proverbs 12:14)

Delight in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart. (Psalm 37:4)

Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart.
Commit your way to the Lord; trust in Him and He will do this. (Psalms 37:4,5)

Showing Love To A Child
Sons are a heritage from the Lord, children a reward from Him. (Psalm 127:3)

Putting Others First
But the father said to his servants, Quick! Bring the best robe and put it on him. Put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. (Luke 15:22)

Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. (1 Peter 4:9)

Making People Happy
A merry heart makes a cheerful countenance, But by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken. (Proverbs 15:13)

Courage
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. (Philippians 4:13)

Understanding God's Ways
Give me understanding, and I shall keep Your law; Indeed, I shall observe it with my whole heart. (Psalm 119:34)

Worrying About The Unknown
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble. (Matthew 6:34)

Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, And put your trust in the Lord. (Psalm 4:5)

Waiting Until Marriage
For as a young man marries a virgin, So shall your sons marry you; And as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride, So shall your God rejoice over you. (Isaiah 62:5)
Nevertheless, because of sexual immorality, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband. ... but if they cannot exercise self-control, let them marry. For it is better to marry than to burn with passion.(I Corinthians 7:2,9)

Caring For People
"What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them goes astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine and go to the mountains to seek the one that is straying? And if he should find it, assuredly, I say to you, he rejoices more over that sheep than over the ninety-nine that did not go astray. Even so it is not the will of your Father who is in heaven that one of these little ones should perish." (Matthew 18:12-14)

Giving Of Yourself
The generous soul will be made rich, And he who waters will also be watered himself. (Proverbs 11:25)

God Provides
And Jesus took the loaves, and when He had given thanks He distributed them to the disciples, and the disciples to those sitting down; and likewise of the fish, as much as they wanted. So when they were filled, He said to His disciples, "Gather up the fragments that remain, so that nothing is lost." (John 6:11,12)

Time Of Grief
Therefore you now have sorrow; but I will see you again and your heart will rejoice, and your joy no one will take from you. (John 16:22)

Patience
Therefore the Lord will wait, that He may be gracious to you; And therefore He will be exalted, that He may have mercy on you. For the Lord is a God of justice; Blessed are all those who wait for Him. (Isaiah 30:18)

Children
And He took them up in His arms, laid His hands on them, and blessed them. (Mark 10:16)

Authority
Obey those who rule over you, and be submissive, for they watch out for your souls, as those who must give account. Let them do so with joy and not with grief, for that would be unprofitable for you.(Hebrews 13:17)

Enemies
"But I say to you who hear: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, and pray for those who spitefully use you."(Luke 6:27,28)

Wisdom
"With Him are wisdom and strength, He has counsel and understanding."(Job 12:13)

Forgiveness
"For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you."(Matthew 6:14)

Showing kindness to others
"By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another."(John 13:35)

Perseverance
"For you have need of endurance, so that after you have done the will of God, you may receive the promise"(Hebrews 10:36)

Suffering
"And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose."(Romans 8:28)



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