Thursday, January 16, 2014

Daily Scriptures 1/16/14

Scripture: Galatians 6:17 From now on, don’t let anyone trouble me with these things. For I bear on my body the scars that show I belong to Jesus. (NLT)

Nugget: The Apostle Paul was reflecting on the things he experienced for his faith in this scripture; he was reflecting on the struggles & challenges he endured. Although the things he experienced & endured were challenging, what Paul endured showed his faith in Jesus—it showed he belonged to Jesus.

This scripture makes me reflect on the term “battle scars”. We’ve all experienced things that leave us with battles scars, memories, & pains of what occurred. However, enduring these things produce something in us that should strengthen our faith & connection with God. I can now view these “battle scars” as scars that show that I belong to Jesus & am an overcomer! Wow, thanking God for discernment. We are marked with the scars of Jesus.

Quote: “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” –Oprah Winfrey

© Lisi P, 2014


Anonymous said...

Wonderful quote!

Michell Pulliam said...

Hey Lisi! The saying is true..."if it doesn't kill you,it'll make you stronger"! I'm determined it WON'T kill me! We wouldn't have olive oil unless the olive is pressed and we wouldn't have wine unless the grape is pressed. Only through our pressing will our very best surface! Thanks so much for the reminder! Have a wonderful rest of your week!

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