Romans 12:12 – Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
Galatians 5:13 – You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh ; rather, serve one another humbly in love.
Matthew 20:28 – For the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve.
“Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I have found. It is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love.” – Gandalf
“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they will be filled.” – Matthew 5:6
Everyday, I must soften my heart and seek Him so that I can be convicted, transformed and renewed.
I will learn to be humble and know that ALL that i have is from Jesus. (John 3:30)
I will have integrity, which is being whole, which means that every part of my life reflects the same character and values no matter where I am or who I am with. (Job 31:6, Proverbs 28:18)
I will always be honest – dishonesty reveals a lack of faith/trust in God and obedience to Him. (Proverbs 10:9, Luke 16:10)
I won’t let anything or anyone matter more to me than God. (Gen 22, Matt 19:16)
I will consider others better than myself (Philippians 2:3, Luke 18:9)
Joseph so loved Jesus, that he gave ____ (John 3:16, love is shown through sacrificial action)
I won’t give God something that cost me nothing. (2Sam 24:24)
“If someone who has the riches of this world sees a brother or sister in need and closes your heart to that one, how does the love of God abide in that one?”
St. Ambrose: “You are not making a gift of your possessions to the poor person. You are handing over to the poor what belongs to the poor.”
‘I want to give you life’ – John 10:10