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Hebrews 12:1 So now the stage is set for us: all these faith-heroes cheer us on, as it were, like a great multitude of spectators in the amphitheater. This is our moment. As with an athlete who is determined to win, it would be silly to carry any baggage of the old law-system that would weigh one down. Make sure you do not get your feet clogged up with sin-consciousness. Become absolutely streamlined in faith. Run the race of your spiritual life with total persuasion. (Mirror Bible)
Are you asking the Father to teach your hands to war?
1 Chronicles 28:9a And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts.
Are you controlling your emotions?
Psalms 139:23-24 Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.
Are you allowing the Father to search your heart?
Matthew 16:17 And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.
Are you available for revelation?
1 Corinthians 15:50 Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.
Are you still trying to win a fleshly war?
Ephesians 3:10 Every invisible authority and government in the arena of the heavenlies now witnesses the display of the wisdom of God. The church acts like a prism that disperses the varied magnitude of God in human form. (Mirror Bible)
Are you allowing the wisdom of God to shine through?
Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
Do you know that God is thinking about you?
Revelations 1:18 I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.
Are you living a defeated life?
Ephesians 2:2 You used to live in sin, just like the rest of the world, obeying the devil–the commander of the powers in the unseen world. He is the spirit at work in the hearts of those who refuse to obey God. (New Living Translation).
Do remember who you used to be?
Job 2:2 And the LORD said unto Satan, From whence comest thou? And Satan answered the LORD, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it.
Do you realize the enemy is stalking you?
Acts 26:18 To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me.
Are you willing to repent?
2 Corinthians 4:4 The survival and self-improvement programs of the religious systems of this world veil the minds of unbelievers; exploiting their ignorance about their true origin and their redeemed innocence. The veil of unbelief obstructs a person’s view and keeps one from seeing what the light of the gospel so clearly reveals: the glory of God is the image and likeness of our Maker redeemed in human form; this is what the gospel of Christ is all about. (Mirror Bible)
Are you willing to allow God to change you?
Colossians 1:13 He rescued us from the dominion of darkness and relocated us into the kingdom where the love of His son rules. (Mirror Bible).
Are you fighting alone?
Ephesians 1:3 Let’s celebrate God! He lavished every blessing heaven has upon us in Christ! (Mirror Bible).
Are you taking the time to celebrate?
Matthew 12:45 Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first. Even so shall it be also unto this wicked generation.
Are you a prisoner of war?
1 Corinthians 10:13 Your situation is not unique! Every human life faces contradictions! Here’s the good news: God believes in your freedom! He has made it possible for you to triumph in every situation that you will ever encounter! (Mirror Bible).
Do you realize you have the victory?
2 Corinthians 2:11 Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.
Do you know how the enemy fights you?
Galatians 1:4 Grace and peace have their reference in the fact that Jesus gave himself as the scapegoat for our sins and plucked us out from the evil of this present religious age that encroached on us. This was exactly what the Father had planned in His love for mankind. (Mirror Bible)
Are you walking in the liberty Christ died for?
James 4:7 Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
Are you submitted to God?
1 John 4:4 My darling children, you have nothing to fear; do not doubt for a moment the legitimacy of your son ship! You originate in God and have already conquered the worldly religious system because of the unveiling of Christ in you! His living presence in you is far superior to the futile anti-Christ mindsets present in the world! (Mirror Bible)
Are you being tormented by fear?
Ephesians 2:5 This is how Grace rescued us: sin left us dead towards God, like spiritual corpses; yet in that state of deadness and indifference, God co-quickened us together with Christ. Sin proved how dead we were (the law confirmed it!) Grace reveals how alive we are now (the gospel announces it!) Before anyone but God believed it, He made us alive together with Him and raised us up together with Him. (Mirror Bible)
Do you still think it’s about work you can do?
1 John 3:14 It is clear that we have relocated from a system of dead works into the dynamic of authentic life in the way we love the family. Love is life; not to love is death. (Mirror Bible)
Do you still have some dying to do?
1 Romans 3:10 As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one
How are you stacking up to the model Jesus set?
Romans 7:18 The total extent and ugliness of sin that inhabits me, reduced my life to good intentions that cannot be followed through. (Mirror Bible)
Whose ideas do you really want?
1 Corinthians 6:11What you once were in terms of your lifestyle has radically changed! You have been cleansed, restored to total harmony (holiness) and made righteous. The name of the Lord Jesus declares your salvation; the Spirit of our God realizes salvation in you! (Mirror Bible)
Are you pulling out your big guns?
Hebrews 6:1 Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God.
Are you willing to allow God to grow you up?
Psalms 139:17 How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them!
Do you understand how much God loves you?
Titus 3:3 Do not be harsh on others. Remember that we, too, were typically foolish; we were stubborn and indifferent to spiritual things, our addiction to the central and sexual kept us running around in circles, we were engaged in malice and spiteful jealousies, we were bored and lonely, often utterly disliking ourselves and hating one another! (Mirror Bible)
Are you loving with the love of God?
Hebrews 4:12 The message God spoke to us in Christ, is the most life-giving and dynamic influence in us, cutting like a surgeon’s scalpel, sharper than a soldier’s sword, piercing to the deepest core of human conscious, to the dividing of soul and spirit; ending the dominance of the sense realm and its neutralizing effect upon the human spirit. In this way man’s spirit is free to become the ruling influence again in the thoughts and intentions of the heart. The scrutiny of this word detects every possible disease, discerning the bodies deepest secrets were joint and bone-marrow meet. (Mirror Bible)
Who is fooling who?
Psalms 119:11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
Have you hidden the word in your heart?
Proverbs 16:3 Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.
Are you discouraged and disappointed?
Hebrews 5:8 Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered.
Are you taking full advantage of your daily training experiences?
2 Timothy 2:15 Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needed not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
Are you disciplining yourself and studying as a way of life?
Ephesians 4:11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers.
Is who God called you to be more important than your training?
Jude 21 Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.
Do you spend more time thinking about your problems than you do thinking about your God?
1 John 4:6 6 We [who teach God’s word] are from God [energized by the Holy Spirit], and whoever knows God [[progressively to perceive, recognize, and understand God by observation and experience and to get an ever-clearer knowledge of Him] listens to us [and has a deeper understanding of Him]. Whoever is not of God does not listen to us. By this we know [without any doubt] the spirit of truth [motivated by God] and the spirit of error [motivated by Satan]. Amplified Bible
Are you too concerned about being accepted?
2 Peter 1:10 Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall:
Are you in a comfort zone?
Jude 22 And of some have compassion, making a difference:
Are you compassionate enough to make a difference?
1 Timothy 4:1 Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils.
Is your foundation in God secure enough to survive being tested?
2 Timothy 3:1 This know also, that in the last days, perilous times shall come. (KJV)
Are you functioning from a religious obedience or as directed by God???
Psalms 14:1 The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good.
Are your thoughts and words denying God’s existence?
2 Timothy 4:3 3 For the time will come when people will not tolerate sound doctrine and accurate instruction [that challenges them with God’s truth]; but wanting to have their ears tickled [with something pleasing], they will accumulate for themselves [many] teachers [one after another, chosen] to satisfy their own desires and to support the errors they hold, (AMP)
Are you always being challenged but never being changed?
2 Peter 2:1 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.
Are you taking the time to know God for yourself?
Jude 16 These people are grumblers and complainers, living only to satisfy their desires. They brag loudly about themselves, and they flatter others to get what they want. (New Living Translation)
Are you murmuring and faultfinding?
2 Timothy 3:2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,
Do you have an “it’s all about me” attitude?
Job 11:3 Should I remain silent while you babble on? When you mock God, shouldn’t someone make you ashamed? (New Living Translation )
Are your friends real or counterfeit?
Proverbs 14:9 Fools make fun of guilt, but the godly acknowledge it and seek reconciliation. (New Living Translation )
Are you happy you got away with it?
Romans 5:6 God’s timing was absolutely perfect; humanity was at their weakest when Christ died their death. (We were bankrupt in our efforts to save ourselves.) (Mirror Bible)
Are you still trying to fix yourself?
Galatians 6:7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
Are you excited about what you will be reaping?
Titus 2:12 Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
Is your life about you or about the God in you?
Proverbs 18:1 He who willfully separates and estranges himself [from God and man] seeks his own desire and violently opposes wise and sound judgment. (Amplified Bible, edited )
Have you rejected someone who gave you Godly wisdom?
Hebrews 10:25 In the light of our free access to the FATHER, let us extend that embrace to one another. Our gatherings are no longer a repetition of tradition but an essential fellowship where we remind one another of our true identity. Let us do so with greater urgency now the day has dawned in our understanding. (Mirror Bible)
Are you consistently assembling yourself with fellow believers?
1 Corinthians 2:14 The Soulish man has no capacity to comprehend the language of the Spirit of God; spiritual things seem meaningless to him; he is incapable to discern that which can only be spiritually appreciated. (Mirror Bible)
Have you stopped sharing God because of rejection?
1 Corinthians 2:14 The Soulish man has no capacity to comprehend the language of the Spirit of God; spiritual things seem meaningless to him; he is incapable to discern that which can only be spiritually appreciated. (Mirror Bible)
Are you sharing the gospel with those who are kind, but not saved?
2 Timothy 3:5 “Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.”
Are you living a life God can use to bring conviction?
Romans 8:9 But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.
Are you flesh-consciousness or spirit-consciousness?
1 Corinthians 6:19 Do you not realize that your body by design is the sacred shrine of the spirit of God; he echoed God within you. Your body does not even belong to you in the first place! (Mirror Bible)
What kind of temple are you asking God to dwell in?
Matthew 25:4 But the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.
Do you have extra oil?
Romans 16:17 Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offenses contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them.
Are you choosing to go along to get along?
Galatians 3:14 This act of Christ released the blessing of Abraham upon the Gentiles! Now we are free to receive the blessing of the Spirit. (Mirror Bible)
Are you passing your test of endurance?
Jude 20 But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost,
Are you building yourself up spiritually?
John 3:6 That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
Are you choosing flesh or Spirit?
Psalms 14:2 The Lord looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.
Did the Lord find you in His search?
2 Timothy 3:3 Typically calloused and without affection; unforgiving, displaying the characteristics of an accusing diabolical mindset, they are without self-control; savage and cynical! (Mirror Bible)
Are you a negative or a positive influence in the earth?
Ephesians 4:16 He makes the whole body fit together perfectly. As each part does its own special work, it helps the other parts grow, so that the whole body is healthy and growing and full of love. (New Living Translation)
Are you keeping the body healthy?
Colossians 2:7 Just like the roots of the tree, draw your sustenance and strength from him. Like a building rising up out of its foundation, your life makes the full statue of Christ visible; standing tall in his shoes, firm in your faith posture. The language of gratitude that overflows from your lips reflect the exact impression of what you were taught. (Mirror Bible)
Are you the Lord’s planting or your own?
1 Corinthians 10:23 All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not.
Are you letting your freedom create a snare?
1 Corinthians 14:4 He that speaketh in an unknown tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.
Is your desire to edify the body?
1 Corinthians 14:26 I would encourage you to conduct your meetings in such a way that everyone is mutually edified. Each one in turn may contribute in music, in a teaching; another may bring a tongue with a revelation and interpretation. (Mirror Bible)
Are you allowing your gift to make room for you?
Galatians 5:16 This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh.
Are you defending your right to be wrong?
Romans 15:2 Each of us must strive to please our neighbors, pursuing their welfare so they will become strong. (The Voice)
Are you living so that your neighbor is blessed?
1 Timothy 4:2 Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;
Are you able to distinguish the truth from a lie?
1 Thessalonians 5:11 Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.
Are you available to be read?
1 Thessalonians 5:11 Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.
Are you available to be read?
1 Timothy 1:4 Apparently some people have been introducing fantasy stories and fanciful family trees that digress into silliness instead of pulling the people back into the center, deepening faith and obedience. (Mirror Bible)
Are you star struck?
Acts 15:9 He treated the outsiders exactly as he treated us, beginning at the very center of who they were and working from that center outward, cleaning up their lives as they trusted and believed him. (Mirror Bible)
Are you making excuses or tapping into “the power”?
2 Timothy 1:5 I rejoice in the pure faith that I see in you. Remember that you are the third generation of a strong lineage of faith. The same unwavering persuasion that indwelt your grandmother Lois also resides in your mother Eunice and is now abundantly evident in you. (Mirror Bible)
Do you have experiences that make The Lord real for you?
Titus 1:1 This letter is from Paul, a slave of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ. I have been sent to proclaim faith to those God has chosen and to teach them to know the truth that shows them how to live godly lives. (New Living)
Are you waiting to understand what the will of God is for your life?
2 Timothy 3:13 People who are trapped in the mindset of hardships, labors and annoyances will continue to desperately try to get mileage out of a dead and redundant system. The lie that they believe is the very currency in which they trade. (Mirror Bible)
Do you live and speak of hope?
James 2:22 You see that [his] faith was working together with his works, and as a result of the works, his faith was completed [reaching its maturity when he expressed his faith through obedience]. (Amplified Bible)
Are your responses to life building your faith?
2 Peter 1:1 Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Savior Jesus Christ
Who are your friends?
1 John 5:4 For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.
Who or what is your faith in?
Romans 8:15 For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
Are you willing to be used by God in difficult situations?
1 Corinthians 14:15 What is it then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also: I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also.
What are you willing to do to be changed by God?
Galatians 4:6 And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.
Did you come down from your cross?
Ephesians 6:18 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;
Are you ending your conversation without giving God a chance to talk?
John 4:23 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.
Are you a true worshipper?
John 4:23 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.
Are you a true worshipper?
John 14:26 But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.
Do you have nuggets stored?
Matthew 10:22 And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved.
Do you have good cheer and peace?
Luke 11:11 And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.
Are you asking the Father to teach you to pray?
Romans 6:12 You are under no obligation to sin; it has no further rights to dominate your dead declared body. Therefore let it not entice you to obey its lusts. Your union with his death broke the association with sin. (Mirror Bible)
Are you standing or giving excuses?
Romans 8:26 Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: The Spirit also sighs within us with words too deep for articulation, assisting us in our prayers when we struggle to know how to pray properly. When we feel restricted in our flesh, he supersedes our clumsy efforts and hits the bulls-eye every time. (Mirror Bible)
Are you willing to be vulnerable before God?
1 Thessalonians 2:3 For our appeal to you was from a place of union, a place of seamless oneness where distance or any definition of distraction of subtle hidden agendas were eliminated! (Mirror Bible)
Are you walking in offense?
Ephesians 4:29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.
What kind of words do you speak?
Romans 8:27 God, the searcher of the heart, knows fully our longings, yet he also understands the desires of the Holy Spirit, because the Holy Spirit passionately pleads before God for us, his holy ones, in perfect harmony with God’s plan for our destiny. (The Passion Translation, edited)
Do you realize the Holy Spirit is interceding for you?
John 15:4 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me.
Are you abiding?
Ephesians 5:2 And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling aroma. (New King James Version)
Are you showing Jesus’ love?
Acts 2:42 And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.
Are you taking the time to have fun with other believers?
1 Corinthians 14:3 But the one who prophesies inspires his audience constructively and comforts them with encouragement and instruction. (Mirror Bible)
Are you listening for a prophetic word?
2 Peter 1:12 Therefore, I will always be ready to remind you of these things, even though you already know them and are established in the truth which is held firmly in your grasp. (Amplified Bible)
Are you walking in offense to words spoken in love?
Ephesians 2:18 Because of Christ both Jew and Gentile now enjoy equal access to the Father in one Spirit. (Mirror Bible)
Does God have a pecking order?
Philippians 3:3 For we have already experienced “heart-circumcision,” and we worship God in the power and freedom of the Holy Spirit, not in laws and religious duties. We are those who boast in what Jesus Christ has done, and not in what we can accomplish in our own strength. (Passion Translation)
What governs your worship?
Hebrews 12:15 You must understand that this is a grace-race and not a law-race. While we’re in compete-and compare-mode we create the opportunity for resentment to flourish and to poison many in the process. (Mirror Bible)
Are you making comparisons?
John 14:21 He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.
Are you following the plan?
John 15:9 As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love.
Are you continuing in Jesus’ love?
Acts 11:23 When he arrived and saw what grace (favor) God was bestowing upon them, he was full of joy; and he continuously exhorted (warned, urged, and encouraged) them all to cleave unto and remain faithful to and devoted to the Lord with [resolute and steady] purpose of heart. (Amplified Bible)
Are you inspired by your life?
1 John 4:16 And thus we have come to know and believe the love that God has unveiled within us. God is love; love is who God is; to live in this place of conscious, constant love, is to live immersed in God and to feel perfectly at home in his indwelling. (Mirror Bible)
Do you demonstrate God’s love as you live?
1 John 5:18 We know that God’s children do not make a practice of sinning, for God’s Son holds them securely, and the evil one cannot touch them. (New Living Translation)
Is your love for God governing your behavior?
2 Corinthians 1:4 There is no contradiction of any proportion that we can possibly face that has what it takes to exasperate us or distance us from God. Our consciousness of his inseparable nearness immediately reinforces us and we extend the same support and comfort to others that we received in our difficult times, and together we snuggle up in the comfort of the Father’s intimate embrace! (Mirror Bible, edited)
Are you testifying?
Psalms 27:14 Wait for the LORD; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the LORD. (New Living Translation)
What is your waiting life like?
Romans 5:5 And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.
Do you have hope?
Romans 8:39 Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Do you feel all alone?
2 Thessalonians 3:5 And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.
Are you willing to leave your work undone?
1 John 3:16 This is how we have discovered love’s reality: Jesus sacrificed his life for us. Because of this great love, we should be willing to lay down our lives for one another. (The Passion Translation)
Are you willing to give up your life to show the love of God?
Revelation 12:11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death (KJV).
Would you die for the faith?
1 John 5:21 We know that whoever Jesus is, as God’s son, we are. This knowledge defeats every image of our imagination that could possibly compete with the authentic likeness of our design! Darling children, distance yourselves from every substitute image, which is what idolatry is all about! (TMB, edited) (Mirror Bible, edited)
Do you have idols in your life?
Matthew 24:45 Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?
Are you a faithful and wise servant?
2 Timothy 4:8 Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
Are you excited about your crown?
Titus 2:13 Everyone must welcome with open arms the outrageously blessed expectation; Jesus is what the world was waiting for! He radiates the brilliant intent of God, engineered by his greatness to rescue the world in him. (Mirror Bible)
Do you have anticipation of Christ’s return?
Philippians 4:1 Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stay true to the Lord. I love you and long to see you, dear friends, for you are my joy and the crown I receive for my work. (New Living Translation)
Do you take the time to celebrate those you are mentoring?
1 John 2:25 And this is the promise that he hath promised us, even eternal life.
Do you believe God’s promise?
Lamentations 3:25 The Lord is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him (KJV).
Are you able to celebrate God in tough times?
John 15:10 If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father’s commandments, and abide in his love.
Are you abiding?
Matthew 24:46 Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.
Are you working as if Jesus is coming today?
Matthew 24:42 Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.
Are you watching?
Jude 24 Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,
Are you using your liberty as an excuse to sin?
Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the LORD your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”
Do you feel like you’re fighting alone?
Psalms 3:6 I will not be afraid of many thousands of people who have set themselves against me all around.
Are you giving up on your revelation?
1 Corinthians 14:5 I am happy for all of you to speak in tongues, but I desire even more that each one of you will also speak revelation knowledge for the benefit of the whole church. So please do not speak in tongues in the church unless you can also interpret what you have just said. (Mirror Bible)
Which is your choice: to be edified or to edify others?
John 1:17 For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.
Are you being condemned by religion?
Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Are you working or are you receiving?
Joshua 23:11 Take good heed therefore unto yourselves, that ye love the Lord your God.
Are you being mindful of your choices?
Psalms 13:5 But I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation.
Who are you trusting?
Proverbs 16:17 The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.
What path are you on?
Psalms 37:23 The steps of a man are established by the LORD, when he delights in his way
Do you have your new walking shoes on?
Psalms 73:26 My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
Whose strength are you walking in?
John 6:40 And this is the will of him that sent me, that everyone which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day.
Are living like you believe?
Acts 14:22 Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.
Are you willing to endure tribulation?
Romans 11:22 Both God’s goodness as well as His decisiveness are based on His integrity; unbelief is not tolerated, not in them, neither will it be tolerated in you. His favor is not to be taken for granted; instead, continue to embrace and appreciate His goodness with gratitude. (Mirror Bible)
How long are you going to be in time out?
1 John 3:17 But whoso hath this world’s good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?
Do you have a convenient excuse not to give?
Isaiah 40:31 But they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.
Are you weary?
Matthew 24:43 But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up.
Are you living like today is the day?
Titus 2:14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
Are you peculiar?
Romans 5:21 (Spiritual) death provided sin its platform and power to reign from, now grace has taken over sovereignty through righteousness to introduce life under the Lordship of Jesus Christ over us. (Mirror Bible)
Are you living a triumphant life?
1 Kings 2:4 so that the Lord may fulfill His promise which He spoke regarding me, saying, ‘If your sons are careful about their way, to walk before Me in truth with all their heart and all their soul, you shall not be deprived of a man to occupy the throne of Israel.’ (New American Standard Bible)
Are you seeing God’s promises come to pass?
Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
What is it you can’t do?
Colossians 3:23 Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,
Who are you working for?
Matthew 19:16 And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?
What are you asking God for?
Psalms 37:24 Though he fall, he shall not be cast headlong, for the LORD upholds his hand.
Are you fighting scared?
Galatians 5:1 Christ defines your faith; he is your freedom from anything the law could never free you from! Find your firm footing in this freedom. Do not let religion trip you up again and harness you to a system of rules and obligations! (Mirror Bible)
Are you freely giving?
Ephesians 5:27 Christ, the voice of God’s intimate language, presents the church (his restored image and likeness) to himself, to his delightful approval without any distraction or reminder of a blemished past; no wrinkle or scar of sin’s abuse remains; she stands before him in immaculate innocence. (Mirror Bible, edited)
Are you spreading the joy?
1 Timothy 4:12 Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.
Are you letting your light shine?
Galatians 6:1 Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.
Are you restoring in meekness?
Hebrews 12:12 Therefore lift your drooping hands and strengthen your weak knees, (Mirror Bible)
Are you pouting or praising?
John 15:5 I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.
Can someone pick a piece of fruit from you?
Philippians 2:3 No hidden agenda with a compromised mixture of leaven or empty philosophical flattery can match a mind that genuinely values others above oneself (Mirror Bible)
Do you have a hidden agenda?
Matthew 19:22 But when the young man heard that saying, he went away sorrowful: for he had great possessions.
Have you gone away sad?
Galatians 6:8 The flesh cannot compete with the spirit; just like with Adam, the fruit of the DIY tree still produces death, while faith produces the spirit fruit of the life of the ages, the God-kind of life. (Mirror Bible)
What harvest are you going to reap?
2 Corinthians 2:8 Wherefore I beseech you that ye would confirm your love toward him. (KJV)
Are you managing forgiveness?
2 Thessalonians 3:15 Yet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother. (KJV)
Have you given up on someone?
Hebrews 12:13 Get rid of all obstacles that could possibly cause you to stumble and sprain an ankle! Don’t let a recurrent injury force you out of the race. Recover and carry on running. Don’t allow old legalistic mind-sets to trip you up again. (Mirror Bible
Is your path obstruction free?
James 5:19 My dear friends, if you know people who have wandered off from God’s truth, don’t write them off. Go after them. Get them back (Message Bible)
Who have you written off?
Galatians 4:7 Can you see how foolish it would be for a son to continue to live his life with a slave mentality? Your son-ship qualifies you to immediately participate in all the wealth of God’s inheritance which is yours because of Christ. (Mirror Bible)
Are you having a prodigal son moment?
Ephesians 3:12 In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him.
Are you being bold?
2 Timothy 1:7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
Do you realize what you have?
Hebrews 4:16 For this reason we can approach the authoritative throne of grace with bold utterance. We are welcome there in his embrace, and are reinforced with immediate effect in times of trouble. (The Message Bible)
Are you boldly taking ownership of your sin?
1 Peter 1:4 To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,
Do you understand what you have?
1 John 3:19 In this we know that our beingness is sourced in that which is really true about us; our doing good is not phony or make-believe; this is who we are in God’s sight and in his belief! (Mirror Bible)
Are you too good to be true?
1 John 2:1 My darling little children, the reason I write these things to you is so that you will not believe a lie about yourselves! If anyone does believe a distorted image to be their reality, we have Jesus Christ who defines our likeness face to face with the Father! He is our parakletos, the one who endorses our true identity, being both the source and the reflection of the Father’s image in us! (Mirror Bible)
Are you looking at a distorted image of yourself?
Matthew 27:51 And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent;
Is the veil still in place in your life?
John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Which way are you walking in?
Romans 3:25 Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God;
Can you see the love of God?
Hebrews 7:25 Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them. (KJV)
Are you sure of the complete work of Jesus?
Romans 8:34 What further ground can there possibly be to condemn man? In his death, he faced our judgment; in his resurrection he reveals our righteousness; the implications cannot be undone! He now occupies the highest seat of authority as the executive of our redemption in the throne room of God. (Mirror Bible)
Are you being swayed by your cheers or boos?
Hebrews 7:19 In its ability to reunite mankind with God, the law did not succeed even once; that is why it was superseded by the introduction of a far superior hope, a new order in which we are perfectly represented before God. (Mirror Bible)
Is your relationship religious or spiritual?
1 Peter 3:18 For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit:
Are you living like you are in the presence of God?
Psalms 25:9 The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way.
Are you meek?
Colossians 3:24 Knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.
Are you royalty?
Hebrews 4:14 Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.
Are you standing on your profession?
Colossians 1:22 He accomplished this in dying our death in a human body; he fully represented us in order to fully present us again in blameless innocence, face-to-face with God; with no sense of guilt, suspicion, regret, or accusation; all charges against us are officially cancelled.
How are you living?
Ephesians 6:7 With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men:
Are you giving reasonable service?
Hebrews 10:22 We are free to approach him with absolute confidence, fully persuaded in our hearts that nothing can any longer separate us from him. We are invited to draw near now! We are thoroughly cleansed, inside and out, with no trace of sin’s stains on our conscience or conduct. The sprinkled blood purges our inner thought-patterns; our bodies also are bathed in clean water. (Our behavior bears witness to this.) (Mirror Bible)
Are you frustrating the grace?
Hebrews 12:11 The process of education is not immediately appreciated; at the time it seems to be more pain than pleasure, but it certainly yields the harvest of righteousness for the faith athlete. (Mirror Bible)
Isn’t your education and training worth it?
2 Corinthians 10:4 The dynamic of our strategy is revealed in God’s ability to disengage mindsets and perceptions that have held people captive in pseudo fortresses for centuries! (Mirror Bible)
Has God destroyed all of your strongholds?
Ephesians 6:14a Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth,
Is your integrity obvious?
Luke 8:13 They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away.
How deep do your roots go?
Ephesians 5:6 Avoid any association with those who employ hollow words to entice you; unbelief only produces a breed of people that distorts the pattern of their design as image bearers of God; this certainly does not please God. (Mirror Bible)
Who is influencing you?
Ephesians 6:14b (Know that your loins are protected from all manner of lust, gluttony and sexual sins.) Righteousness covers your heart like a bulletproof breastplate. (Mirror Bible)
Do you have on your breastplate?
Revelation 3:10 Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth. (KJV)
Are you ready for the test?
Romans 5:2 Because of our faith, Christ has brought us into this place of undeserved privilege where we now stand, and we confidently and joyfully look forward to sharing God’s glory. (New Living Translation)
Are you sharing your joy?
Ephesians 6:15 You wear your eagerness and passion to communicate the good news like soldier’s shoes. Announce peace; the battle has already been fought and won! (Mirror Bible)
Do you have on your “gospel shoes”?
Ephesians 5:16 Wisdom converts time into opportunity and frees your day from slog. (Mirror Bible)
Are you giving a tithe of your time?
But the apostles stayed there a long time, preaching boldly about the grace of the Lord. And the Lord proved their message was true by giving them power to do miraculous signs and wonders. (New Living Translation)
What do you believe?
1 Thessalonians 3:8 Your strong standing in the Lord gives us such zest for life. (Mirror Bible)
Is your excitement for your life in Christ evident?
Ephesians 6:16 It is most important to engage your faith as a man-size shield that covers your whole person and empowers you to extinguish the flame in every arrow of contradiction that you might face. The only visible part of you is your faith! (Mirror Bible)
Do you have faith?
Malachi 3:2 But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner’s fire, and like fullers’ soap:
Are you counted as one who will abide?
Colossians 4:12 Epahras, who is also fruit of your ministry, salutes you. What a diligent worker of Christ he is, always laboring on your behalf with great intensity in his prayers. His desire for you is to stand strong in the full accomplishment of Christ and to be fully persuaded in God’s purpose for your lives. (Mirror Bible)
What does your work evaluation say?
2 Peter 2:9 The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:
Are you confident in God’s plan?
Matthew 26:41 Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.
Are you watching and praying?
Ephesians 6:17a And take the helmet of salvation,
Are you saved?
Psalms 4:3 But know that the Lord hath set apart him that is godly for himself: the Lord will hear when I call unto him.
Are you set apart?
2 Corinthians 1:12 The testimony of our conscience is the source of our joy! We are intertwined together in transparent innocence; there is no trace of a hidden agenda for the flesh to glory in. God’s grace is our conversation in the world and is amplified in our oneness with you. Grace abounds! (Mirror Bible)
What kind of lifestyle do you have?
2 Corinthians 6:7 We are sheltered in the word, entwined in unveiled truth, in the dynamic of God’s power, because righteousness empowers us with every necessary weapon in our right and left hand to daily live undefeated by any of these onslaughts and contradictions! (Mirror Bible)
Have you accepted your assignment?
Ephesians 2:22 In him you are co-constructed together as God’s permanent spiritual residence. You are God’s address! (Mirror Bible)
Are you God’s address?
Ephesians 6:17b and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
How are you using the word?
1 Peter 4:7 But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.
Are you ready for the end of all things?
Ephesians 3:18 May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height;
Do you understand God’s love?
Matthew 6:5 And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, they have their reward.
What type of prayers are you praying?
Mark 10:48 And many charged him that he should hold his peace: but he cried the more a great deal, Thou Son of David, have mercy on me.
Who is holding on to the end of your rope?
Psalms 1:1 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
Are you blessed?
1 Kings 19:21 So Elisha returned to his oxen and slaughtered them. He used the wood from the plow to build a fire to roast their flesh. He passed around the meat to the townspeople, and they all ate. Then he went with Elijah as his assistant. (New King James Version)
Do you still have your own provision made?
1 John 4:18 Fear cannot co-exist in this love realm. The perfect love union that we are talking about expels fear. Fear holds on to an expectation of crisis and judgment [which brings separation] and interpret it as due punishment. It echoes torment and only registers in someone who does not realize the completeness of their love union [with the Father, Son and Spirit and with one another.] (Mirror Bible)
What is your heart filled with?
Luke 21:36 Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.
Will you be ready?
Ephesians 6:11 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
Are you in your foxhole?
Matthew 11:12 And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.
Can you get back what the enemy stole?
John 6:27 Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed.
What are you working for?
Matthew 17:21 Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting.
Is fasting and praying your religion or your lifestyle?
Philippians 2:12 Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.
Do you still need a babysitter?
Psalms 63:8 My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me.
Are you obedient?
Matthew 3:2 And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Why are you asking for forgiveness?
1 Corinthians 9:26 I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air:
Are you certain?
Luke 13:24 Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.
What is your goal?
Ephesians 6:13 It is most important therefore to acquaint yourself with every aspect of God’s armor. You are fully fit to powerfully defeat any onslaught or contradiction on any day of confrontation, triumphantly standing your ground. The days where the law of hardships, annoyances and labor dictated your life are over! (Mirror Bible)
Do you understand your weapons?
Hebrews 4:11 Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.
Are you taking time to rest?
Galatians 5:6 God believes that we are fully represented in Christ which takes circumcision or any contribution of the flesh out of the equation. Love sets faith in motion. (Mirror Bible)
Are you legalistic or spiritual?
Philippians 2:13 For God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases him. (New Living Translation)
Are you inspired?
1 Thessalonians 1:3 We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. (New International Version)
Are you ready for your performance review?
Proverbs 2:2 So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;
Are you seeking wisdom?
Romans 2:7 The quest of mankind is to be constant in that which is good, glorious and honorable and of imperishable value. We are eager to pursue the original blueprint-life of the ages. (Mirror Bible)
What are you pursuing?
1 Corinthians 9: 24 An athlete runs a race to win; his aim is to receive the prize not just to compete! This why I preach, to persuade you and not just to entertain you! (Mirror Bible)
Is your goal to win?
2 Peter 1: 5 For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; (New International Version)
Have you added knowledge?
Proverbs 14:6 A scoffer seeks Wisdom in vain [for his very attitude blinds and deafens him to it], but knowledge is easy to him who [being teachable] understands. (Amplified Bible)
Are you teachable?
2 Peter 1: 9 If anyone feels that these things are absent in his life, they are not; spiritual blindness and short-sightedness only veil them from you. This happens when one loses sight of one’s innocence. (Mirror Bible)
Is it fruit bearing season for you?
Matthew 7:24 Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock.
Is your foundation firm?
Proverbs 2:5 Then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God. (New Living Translation)
Do you want to know God more?
2 Peter 1:8 For as these qualities are yours and are increasing [in you as you grow toward spiritual maturity], they will keep you from being useless and unproductive in regard to the true knowledge and greater understanding of our Lord Jesus Christ. (Amplified Bible)
Are you allowing God to be your gardener?
James 3:13 Humility advertises wisdom; it shows in the quality of your conversation and actions. This distinguishes you with the reputation of someone who is acquainted with wisdom and skilled in understanding. (Mirror Bible)
Is wisdom evident in your life?
1 Corinthians 9: 25 The athlete knows how to draw from focused inner strength in order to win the crown; for them all their effort translates into a mere moment celebrated by a fading wreath of honor. For us to win your faith is of imperishable value! (Mirror Bible)
Who do you want to choose you?
Proverbs 2:4 If you seek her as silver and search for her as for hidden treasures;
Are you in search of wisdom?
Luke 7:30 But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of him.
Are you living in fact or truth?
James 3:17 The wisdom that originates from above sets the pace in innocence; it loves peace; it is always appropriate (polite); persuaded about that which is good; filled with compassion; these fruits are pure goodness and without discrimination. (Mirror Bible)
Are you being bullied or are you a bully?
2 Peter 1: 6 Here you will realize your inner strength and how fully competent you are to prevail in patient perseverance in the midst of any contradiction. It is from within this place of enlightened perspective that meaningful devotion and worship ignite! (Mirror Bible)
Are you progressing on your path to godliness?
Luke 12:7 But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than many sparrows.
What are you worth?
Luke 7:29 (All the people, even the tax collectors, when they heard Jesus’ words, acknowledged that God’s way was right, because they had been baptized by John. (New International Version)
Are you lifting Christ?
Proverbs 2:3 Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding;
Who is dictating your actions?
1 Peter 5:8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
Are you on watch?
Romans 13:11You must understand the urgency and context of time; it is most certainly now the hour to wake up at once out of the hypnotic state of slumber and unbelief. Salvation has come. (Mirror Bible)
Are you taking advantage of the time?
1 Thessalonians 5:6 Live alert and you will not become intoxicated by the indifference of others. (Mirror Bible)
Does it take all that?
Luke 21:8 And he said, take heed that ye be not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and the time draweth near: go ye not therefore after them.
Are you one of the very elect?
1 Peter 1:13 Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. (ESV)
What are you thinking about?
Acts 17:11 These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
Are you searching the scriptures?
Zechariah 3:1 And he shewed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the Lord, and Satan standing at his right hand to resist him.
Are you winning or losing?
Luke 22:31 And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat:
Do you have your dossier compiled?
Matthew 4:1 Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.
Are you willing to be tested?
Romans 13:12 It was night for long enough; the day has arrived. Cease immediately with any action associated with the darkness of ignorance. Clothe yourself in the radiance of light as a soldier would wear his full weaponry. (Mirror Bible)
Are you still making resolutions?
Matthew 6:13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever.
Do you still have doors open to the enemy?
1 Thessalonians 5:7 Sleeping and drunkenness are typical things people do at night, but now the day of the Lord has dawned within us and has put an end to the slumbering effect and intoxication of the practices of darkness. (Mirror Bible)
What are you doing in the night?
Ephesians 4:27 Any sin that you tolerate is an open invitation to the devil. Do not give him a platform to operate from. (Mirror Bible)
Do you have a virus?
2 Timothy 4:17 Throughout my trial, I was so aware of the Lord’s tangible presence; he strengthened me with dynamic boldness and assured me that my life will be an accurate conduit of the message articulated in its most complete context, for all the nations to hear! And I was snatched from the very jaws of the lion! (Mirror Bible)
Are you seeing with the eyes of God?
Mark 4:15 And these are they by the way side, where the word is sown; but when they have heard, Satan cometh immediately, and taketh away the word that was sown in their hearts.
Are you still standing by the wayside?
Job 2:3 And the Lord said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil? and still he holdeth fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause.
Has the Lord counted you worthy of an attack from the enemy?
Romans 13:13 Our lives exhibit the kind of conduct consistent with the day, in contrast to the parade of the night of intoxicated licentiousness and lust, with all the quarrels and jealousy it ignites. (Mirror Bible)
Are you living the day life or the night life?
Revelation 12:12 Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.
Are you desperate?
Luke 21:34 And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.
What type of fun are you having?
Romans 12:3 Because of the privilege and authority God has given me, I give each of you this warning: Don’t think you are better than you really are. Be honest in your evaluation of yourselves, measuring yourselves by the faith God has given us. (New Living Translation)
Ego or humility?
Matthew 12:43 When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest, and findeth none.
Are you maintaining your deliverance?
2 Corinthians 1:24 But that does not mean we want to dominate you by telling you how to put your faith into practice. We want to work together with you so you will be full of joy, for it is by your own faith that you stand firm. (New Living Translation)
Are you arrested or developing?
Hebrews 11:33 These are they who conquered kingdoms by faith. They accomplished righteousness by that same faith and thus secured the promise [by faith and not by performance]. (Mirror Bible)
Does your story include Jesus?
Luke 12: 37 Blessed are those servants, whom the lord when he cometh shall find watching: verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them.
Is your lamp lit?
Rom 13:14 By being fully clothed in Christ makes it impossible for the flesh to even imagine how to find any further expression or fulfillment in lust. Jesus is Lord of your life. (Mirror Bible)
Your life: your way or God’s way?
1 Peter 4:18 And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?
Is Jesus your Lord or just the Lord?
1 Thessalonians 5:8 But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.
Do you have your armor on?
Matthew 13:25 But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.
Do you need some weeding done?
Luke 12:35 “Be dressed ready for service and keep your lamps burning. (New International Version)
Are you ready?
2 Timothy 4:5 But you be vigilant in all things. Don’t allow the devastating things that you suffer to get to you! Continue in the full persuasion of your ministry as herald of the good news; you cannot have a more poetic job description. (Mirror Bible)
Are you weary?
2 Corinthians 10:3 The fact that we are living in a physical world in human bodies of flesh does not mean that we engage ourselves in a combat dictated to by the typical “tit-for-tat” strategies of the politics of the day. (Mirror Bible)
Are you still blaming people?
1 Peter 4:1Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin;
What is your fasting life like?
Romans 8:13 In the light of all this, to now continue to live under the sinful influences of the senses is to reinstate the dominion of spiritual death. Instead, we are indebted to now exhibit the highest expression of life inspired by the Spirit. This life demonstrates zero tolerance to the habits and sinful patterns of the flesh. (Mirror Bible)
Have you accessed your new normal?
Galatians 2:20 I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
Are you walking by faith?
1 Timothy 1:18 This charge I commit unto thee, son Timothy, according to the prophecies which went before on thee, that thou by them mightest war a good warfare;
Are you remembering what God has spoken?
1 Peter 4:2 That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.
Do you want contentment or happiness?
2 Timothy 2:3 Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.
Are you a good soldier?
Acts 5:4 Didn’t the land belong to you before it was sold? After it was sold, you could have used the money as you wished. What made you think of doing such a thing? You haven’t lied just to people. You’ve also lied to God.”
Are you keeping part of you to yourself?
Matthew 12:20 A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he send forth judgment unto victory.
Are you stifling someone’s liberty?
Luke 22:38 And they said, Lord, behold, here are two swords. And he said unto them, It is enough.
Are you hearing with spiritual ears?
2 Timothy 2:4 A soldier does not get himself distracted by civilian pursuits; he fully engages himself with the job at hand. (Mirror Bible)
What kind of soldier are you?
2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:
How are you fighting?
1 Corinthians 1:17 My mandate was not about winning members for some ‘Christian club’ through baptism! I am commissioned to declare the good news without any strings attached; nothing to distract from the powerful effect of the revelation of the cross of Christ. (Mirror Bible)
Whose call are you answering?
Psalms 110:2 The LORD shall send the rod of thy strength out of Zion: rule thou in the midst of thine enemies.
Are you confident God will work it out?
2 Corinthians 12:16 But granting that I myself did not burden you, I was crafty, you say, and got the better of you by deceit. ESV
Are you testing the spirits whether they are of God?
2 Corinthians 13:4 It seems such a paradox when one considers the frailty of Christ’s frame, how he suffered such a cruel and despicable death on the cross, compared to the power of God so evident in him as his life source. Our own lives often show the same contrasting paradox that we have witnessed in Christ, yet our times of weakness become such a platform for the power of God to be displayed! (Mirror Bible)
Are you willing to allow God to use your weaknesses?
Joshua 6:20 So the people shouted when the priests blew with the trumpets: and it came to pass, when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, and the people shouted with a great shout, that the wall fell down flat, so that the people went up into the city, every man straight before him, and they took the city.
What is your “waiting life” like?
2 Corinthians 3:5 We have not reached this conclusion by any merit of our own! Of God’s doing are we made competent! (Mirror Bible)
Are you in control of your ego?
1 Timothy 6:12 Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.
Are you living in God’s will for your life?
Zechariah 4:6 Then he answered and spake unto me, saying, This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts.
Do you believe you can win?
1 Corinthians 1:18 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.
Are you testifying to the power of God?
Revelation 6:2 And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.
Are you excited?
Exodus 9:16 But indeed for this purpose I have raised you up, that I may show My power in you, and that My name may be declared in all the earth. (NKJV)
Are you the nail?
1 Peter 1:2 Your original identity is defined by what God, the Father of humanity has always cherished about you; how your pre-Adamic innocence would be preserved in the prophetic word, and redeemed through the obedience of Jesus Christ, and the effect of the sprinkling of his blood. Realizing his grace and peace exceeds any definition of contradiction or reward. (Mirror Bible)
Who are you?
1 Corinthians 2:5 Man’s wise schemes of influence could never match the power of God as reference to your faith. (Mirror Bible)
Are you being tricked?
1 Thessalonians 5:22 Abstain from all appearance of evil.
Do you know what evil looks like?
1 Peter 1:22 You were cleansed from your sins when you obeyed the truth, so now you must show sincere love to each other as brothers and sisters. Love each other deeply with all your heart. (New Living Translation)
Do you have the God-kind of love?
Romans 8:5 Sin’s symptoms are sponsored by the senses, a mind dominated by the sensual. Thoughts betray source; spirit life attracts spirit thoughts. (Mirror Bible)
How are you making your choices?
Colossians 2:20 If it is true that you were included in Christ’s death, then the religious systems of this world with its rules and regulations no longer apply to you. What further relevance would there be for you to continue to live under the influence of man’s doctrines and ideas? (Mirror Bible)
Are you religious or spiritual?
Romans 6:13 Do not let the members of your body lie around loose and unguarded in the vicinity of unrighteousness, where sin can seize it and use it as a destructive weapon against you; rather place yourself in readiness unto God, like someone resurrected from the dead, present your whole person as a weapon of righteousness. (Mirror Bible)
Are you allowing God to keep you under control?
Exodus 5:2 And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD that I should obey his voice to let Israel go? I know not the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.
Are you causing the enemy to fear God?
Psalms 138:2 I will worship the temple of thy holiness and praise thy name above thy mercy and thy truth; for thou hast made thy name to be magnificent and raised up thy spoken word above all things. (Jubilee Bible)
Are you worshiping at the altar of another person’s opinion?
John 4:21 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, believe me, the hour cometh, when ye shall neither in this mountain, nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father.
Where are you worshiping?
Psalms 5:7 But as for me, I will come into thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: and in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple.
Do you have reverential awe?
Psalms 99:5 Exalt ye the Lord our God, and worship at his footstool; for he is holy.
Are you living like God is like you?
Isaiah 55:9 For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
Are you asking God for the answers to all problems?
Psalms 29:2 Honor the LORD for the glory of his name. Worship the LORD in the splendor of his holiness. (New Living Translation)
How many compliments have you given the Father lately?
Matthew 4:10 Then Jesus said to him, Begone, Satan! For it has been written, You shall worship the Lord your God, and Him alone shall you serve. (Amplified Bible)
Will you end up standing next to a pile of ashes?
Colossians 2:23 Religious tradition appears to be very devout and its followers seem to be so humble and holy in their strict observance of rules that seek to control the behavior of the body. The only problem with this is that the flesh is never permanently satisfied. (Mirror Bible)
Is tradition more important to you?
Romans 12:1 Live consistent with who you really are, inspired by the loving kindness of God. My brothers, the most practical expression of worship is to make your bodies available to him as a living sacrifice; this pleases him more than any religious routine. He desires to find visible, individual expression in your person. (Mirror Bible)
Are you giving reasonable worship?
1 Corinthians 14:25 By witnessing the gift of the word of knowledge, where something that could not be known in any other way comes to light, the visitor will be struck with awe and acknowledge God in you and will yield himself to God in worship. (Mirror Bible)
Are you allowing God to use you to show His power?
Hebrews 9:1 Now the first covenant had regulations for worship and also an earthly sanctuary. NIV
Where do you worship?
Hebrews 10:1 The law is only a shadow of the good things that are coming — not the realities themselves. For this reason it can never, by the same sacrifices repeated endlessly year after year, make perfect those who draw near to worship. NIV
What scent does your worship have?
Hebrews 12:28 Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, NIV
Have you crowned the Lord king over your life?
John 4:24 God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.
Are you being true in your worship?
Matthew 23:39 For I declare to you, you will not see Me again until you say, Blessed (magnified in worship, adored, and exalted) is He Who comes in the name of the Lord! (Amplified Bible)
Do you see the Lord in all things?
Psalms 95:6 O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker
Have you ever invited someone to worship with you?
Psalms 132:7 We will go into his tabernacles: we will worship at his footstool.
Is your all on the altar?
Job 1:20 Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head, and he fell to the ground and worshiped.
Can you worship in tough times?
Revelation 19:10 Then I fell down at his feet to worship him, but he said, “No, don’t worship me. I am a servant of God, just like you and your brothers and sisters who testify about their faith in Jesus. Worship only God. For the essence of prophecy is to give a clear witness for Jesus.” (New Living Translation)
Who are you worshipping?
Revelation 14:7 Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.
Who do you fear?
1 Chronicles 16:29 Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come before him: worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.
Are you giving God his due?
Revelation 15:4 Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name? for thou only art holy: for all nations shall come and worship before thee; for thy judgments are made manifest.
Why do you worship?
Jeremiah 26:2 Thus saith the LORD; Stand in the court of the LORD’S house, and speak unto all the cities of Judah, which come to worship in the LORD’S house, all the words that I command thee to speak unto them; diminish not a word:
Are you ready for God to use you?
Psalms 97:7 All who serve carved images, those who boast in idols, will be put to shame. All the gods must worship Him. (HCSB)
Do you have idols in your life?
Colossians 2:18 Don’t let anyone condemn you by insisting on pious self-denial or the worship of angels, saying they have had visions about these things. Their sinful minds have made them proud, (New Living Translation)
Are you humble enough?
Romans 1:25 Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.
Where has your search taken you?
Revelation 4:10 The four and twenty elders fall down before him that sat on the throne, and worship him that liveth for ever and ever, and cast their crowns before the throne, saying,
Are you an example of worship?
2 Thessalonians 2:4 He will oppose and will exalt himself over everything that is called God or is worshiped, so that he sets himself up in God’s temple, proclaiming himself to be God. (New International Version)
Is your heart filled with your love for God?
Deuteronomy 11:16 Take heed to yourselves, that your heart be not deceived, and ye turn aside, and serve other gods, and worship them;
Are you being deceived?
1 John 5:14 Thus we engage in an unreserved conversation, face to face with the father; we know that it is his delight to be our audience in whatever we may ask him. (Mirror Bible)
Ezekiel 48:35 It was round about eighteen thousand measures: and the name of the city from that day shall be, The Lord is there.
Why do you go to God?
Hebrews 3:6 But Christ, as the Son, is in charge of God’s entire house. And we are God’s house, if we keep our courage and remain confident in our hope in Christ. (New Living Translation)
Deuteronomy 7:9 Know therefore that the Lord thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations;
Do you pray with confidence?
Hebrews 3:14 For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast unto the end;
Exodus 15:13 In your unfailing love you will lead the people you have redeemed. In your strength you will guide them to your holy dwelling.
What happens when God does not answer you immediately?
Luke 1:11 And there appeared unto him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense.
Judges 6:12 And the angel of the Lord appeared unto him, and said unto him, The Lord is with thee, thou mighty man of valour.
What is the Lord speaking to you?
Acts 15:6 And the apostles and elders came together for to consider of this matter.
Psalms 42:8 But each day the LORD pours his unfailing love upon me, and through each night I sing his songs, praying to God who gives me life. (New Living Translation)
Are you living like your life is yours?
Matthew 7:7 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:
Psalms 20:1 May the LORD answer you when you are in distress; may the name of the God of Jacob protect you. (New International Version)
Are you still wrestling with God?
John 15:7 If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.
Psalms 62:8 Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.
Are you in covenant with the Lord?
1 John 5:15 And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.
Psalms 23:1 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
Are you a sheep?
Romans 10:3 For they being ignorant of God’s righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.
Micah 6:6 Wherewith shall I come before the Lord, and bow myself before the high God? shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves of a year old?
What sacrifice are you bringing to the Lord?
James 1:5 The only thing you could possibly lack is wisdom. (One might sometimes feel challenged beyond the point of sanity) however, make your request in such a way that you draw directly from the source (not filtered through other opinions). God is the origin and author of wisdom; he intertwines your thoughts with good judgment. His gifts are available to all, without regret. (Mirror Bible)
Psalms 147:4 He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by their names.
Who are you getting your answers from?
Matthew 6:6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.
Genesis 22:14 And Abraham called the name of that place Jehovah-jireh: as it is said to this day, In the mount of the Lord it shall be seen.
Do you believe God will provide for you?
James 5:16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
Exodus 15:26 And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the Lord thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the Lord that healeth thee.
Do you have some relationships that need healing?
1 Thessalonians 5:23 And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Exodus 31:13 Speak thou also unto the children of Israel, saying, Verily my sabbaths ye shall keep: for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations; that ye may know that I am the Lord that doth sanctify you.
Are you still trying to fix yourself?
James 1:6 Faith must prompt your requests (not your needs.) Faith is the stabilizing factor; otherwise you become driven by emotions (inconsistent judgments) that get out of control like rough seas tossed by tempest winds. (Mirror Bible)
Psalms 59:17 You are my strength, I sing praise to you; you, God, are my fortress, my God on whom I can rely.
Are you doubting?
1 Peter 3:12 For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.
Psalms 18:2 The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
Have you done what is necessary for your guarantee?
Matthew 9:38 Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest.
Psalms 20:9 Save, Lord: let the king hear us when we call.
Are you a laborer?
1 Peter 3:11 Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it.
Judges 6:24 Then Gideon built an altar there unto the Lord, and called it Jehovah-shalom: unto this day it is yet in Ophrah of the Abi-ezrites.
Do you really want peace?
Colossians 2:15 And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it.
Psalms 24:8 Who is this King of glory? The Lord strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle.
Do you believe God can finish His work in you?
Luke 6:48 He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock.
2 Samuel 22:47 The Lord liveth; and blessed be my rock; and exalted be the God of the rock of my salvation.
Who do you run to in time of trouble?
1 Timothy 4:10 For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.
Deuteronomy 33:29 How blessed you are, O Israel! Who else is like you, a people saved by the LORD? He is your protecting shield and your triumphant sword! Your enemies will cringe before you, and you will stomp on their backs!”
Are you allowing the enemy to quiet your voice?
Rom 12:19 Do not bother yourselves to get even, dear ones. Do not let anger or irritation distract you; that which we have in common with one another (righteousness) must set the pace. Scripture confirms that the Lord himself is the revealer of righteousness. (Mirror Bible)
Psalms 89:18 For the Lord is our defense; and the Holy One of Israel is our king.
Are you seeking to get revenge?
Luke 11:1 And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.
Psalms 4:1 Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.
How do you approach the Lord?
James 4:3 You have asked, but God seems reluctant to give it to you, you may say. But when your motivation is to get something just so that you can squander it on yourself, you are doing it all wrong! (Mirror Bible)
Psalms 96:13 Before the Lord: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth.
Are you asking amiss?
Philippians 4:6 Let no anxiety about anything distract you! Rather translate moments into prayerful worship, and soak your requests in gratitude before God! (Mirror Bible)
Psalms 91:1 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
Are you worrying or praying?
1 Thessalonians 5:17 Constantly engage your thoughts in worshipful prayer. (Mirror Bible)
Psalms 48:14 For this God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide even unto death.
Are you constantly talking to God?
Matthew 6:7 But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.
Deuteronomy 10:17 For the Lord your God is God of gods, and Lord of lords, a great God, a mighty, and a terrible, which regardeth not persons, nor taketh reward:
Do you know God is listening to you when you pray?
Matthew 21:13 And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves.
Genesis 35:7 And he built there an altar, and called the place El-beth-el: because there God appeared unto him, when he fled from the face of his brother.
Why do you go to church?
Ecclesiastes 5:2 Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter anything before God: for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few.
Isaiah 40:25 To whom then will ye liken me, or shall I be equal? saith the Holy One.
Are you doing all the talking in your conversations with God?
Matthew 6:9-13 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
Psalms 18:2 The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
How do you pray?
Romans 10:14 But how can they call on him to save them unless they believe in him? And how can they believe in him if they have never heard about him? And how can they hear about him unless someone tells them? (New Living Translation)
Exodus 3:14 And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.
Are you fulfilling the Great Commission?
Matthew 18:20 For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.
Joshua 3:10 And Joshua said, Hereby ye shall know that the living God is among you, and that he will without fail drive out from before you the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Hivites, and the Perizzites, and the Girgashites, and the Amorites, and the Jebusites.
Are you in agreement?