Daily Bible Verse:              2 Peter 2:9       (NLT)

‘So you see, the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from their trials…’

- The most important thing for us to remember is the fact that the Lord knows!
- Not only does He know what we face, but He also has the power to rescue us.
- Trials are a reality, but so too is His knowledge and power to deliver.
- So believe in your faithful Lord and in His unlimited power to save.

Prayer: Lord, today I recognise that You are with me. This knowledge gives me the power to be able to trust You and to know that Your knowledge also means Your power is active in my situation. Amen.


Daily Bible Verse: 2 Peter 2:9 (NLT)
‘So you see, the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from their trials…’


Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 51:11b
‘Gladness and joy will overtake them, and sorrow and sighing will flee away.’

Alive to God Blog

HIS GRACE IS ALL YOU NEED!

December 4, 2020

SCRIPTURE READING
2 Corinthians 12:7-10 And to keep me from being puffed up and too much elated by the exceeding greatness (preeminence) of these revelations, there was given me a thorn (a splinter) in the flesh, a messenger of Satan, to rack and buffet and harass me, to keep me from being excessively exalted. Three times I called upon the Lord and besought [Him] about this and begged that it might depart from me; But the Lord said to me, My grace (My favor and loving-kindness and mercy) is enough for you [sufficient against any danger and enables you to bear the trouble manfully]; for My strength and power are made perfect (fulfilled and completed) and show themselves most effective in your weakness. Therefore, I will all the more gladly glory in my weaknesses and infirmities, that the strength and power of Christ may rest (yes, may pitch a tent over and dwell) upon me! So for the sake of Christ, I am well pleased and take pleasure in infirmities, insults, hardships, persecutions, perplexities and distresses; for when I am weak [in human strength], then am I truly strong (able, powerful in divine strength). 

PRIDE IS AN ENEMY WE MUST CONSTANTLY KEEP A HAND ON
Pride is an enemy. It stands on the fringes of our lives waiting to be given a platform. The Bible speaks very firmly on the issue of pride. 
Proverbs 16:18 Pride leads to destruction, and arrogance to downfall. 
1 John 2:16 For all that is in the world—the lust of the flesh [craving for sensual gratification] and the lust of the eyes [greedy longings of the mind] and the pride of life [assurance in one’s own resources or in the stability of earthly things]—these do not come from the Father but are from the world [itself]. 
Pride promotes strife and conflict. Pride can often lead to poor or bad decisions. Pride is one of what we call ‘the seven deadly sins’. (wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, envy, and gluttony). Pride stops us from putting things right with people. Pride stops us from saying sorry. Pride stops you from acting rationally. It breaks up families and scatters them far and wide. Pride makes you think you are better than someone else. Pride stops people from accepting Jesus as their savior. 
Psalm 10:4 In his pride the wicked does not seek God; in all his thoughts there is no room for God. 
Bury pride where it belongs - in the dirt.

If you have a PRAYER REQUEST, please send us an e-mail at Prayer@AliveToGod.com  For more information about Alive to God, or to subscribe to our free DAILY BIBLE VERSE, please visit www.AliveToGod.com


14 comments
https://alivetogod.com


DRwhrTJVELnia
10 months ago
QpdlKvDFO

zuIfwXpGnFZkgOA
10 months ago
ebvmBHlifKk

kJpBKflcGwdTtROZ
10 months ago
ronRSBWtiT

VGTQmybFKecP
10 months ago
jRhuUyAfsxrdM

GhBuqCxHoOm
10 months ago
kXHsDaiCFzrVIZcP

tZbFDmEyWJCTMk
10 months ago
NGkXvLCQeds

eHnfwoOXmBM
10 months ago
hOVPXcWLb

fcHZEzVJNahCym
10 months ago
XuyloGOHqDTpM

ZQvNwrgutoRhOGl
10 months ago
nNqmaZIbUQOJTrjf

cHAiPxZBzFly
10 months ago
dCfYlSuGbqrB

zsSBYokeudI
10 months ago
uxqVUYEsc

wynoVAaUxDOmvJl
10 months ago
YAnmlyGxThtdMqBD

ZWKltRpFwcxfV
10 months ago
mMbdukAwWY

eyNnLFQcATaWIlq
10 months ago
FkAGnhvwUC