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One Minute With God

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Imagine God draping His arm around your shoulders every morning, and then telling you one thing. What if He told you one thing, every day, that is true; one thing that could transform your outlook on life? And what if it only took Him one minute? That’s what "One Minute With God" is all about. Every verse in the Bible comes straight from the heart of God. Every passage contains God-breathed words meant to encourage His children (Romans 15:4). God promises that the time we spend in His Word will be worth our while: "As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish, so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater, so is My word that goes out from My mouth: It will not return to Me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it" (Isaiah 55:10-11). How exciting! Let’s spend one minute with God together.

Monday, February 28, 2011


It might be a good idea to unfriend the world.

"Don't you know that friendship with the world
is hatred toward God?
Anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world
becomes an enemy of God."
James 4:4 NIV

Saturday, February 26, 2011

on forgetting

Don't forget God.

"But remember the Lord your God,
for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth,
and so confirms his covenant,
which he swore to your forefathers, as it is today."
Deuteronomy 8:18 NIV

Friday, February 25, 2011

soul food diet

Eat right.

"Why spend money on what is not bread,
and your labor on what does not satisfy?
Listen, listen to me, and eat what is good,
and your soul will delight in the richest of fare.
Give ear and come to me;
hear me, that your soul may live."
Isaiah 55:2-3 NIV

Thursday, February 24, 2011

be celebrated

Repentance is key.

"The son said to him, 'Father, I have sinned
against heaven and against you.
I am no longer worthy to be called your son.'
But the father said...
'Let's have a feast and celebrate.
For this son of mine was dead and is alive again;
he was lost and is found.'
So they began to celebrate."
Luke 15:21-24 NIV

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

go home

Go on home. Your dad is waiting.

"So he got up and went to his father.
But while he was still a long way off,
his father saw him
and was filled with compassion for him;
he ran to his son,
threw his arms around him
and kissed him."
Luke 15:20 NIV

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

thank you Jesus

Thanks to Jesus,
Satan can not use our sins against us.

"He forgave us all our sins,
having canceled the written code, with its regulations,
that was against us and that stood opposed to us;
he took it away, nailing it to the cross.
And having disarmed the powers and authorities,
he made a public spectacle of them,
triumphing over them by the cross."
Colossians 2:13b-15 NIV

Monday, February 21, 2011

God plans

God has it all figured out.

"I make known the end from the beginning,
from ancient times, what is still to come.
I say: My purpose will stand,
and I will do all that I please.
What I have said, that will I bring about;
what I have planned, that will I do."
Isaiah 46:10, 11b NIV

Sunday, February 20, 2011

death & stingers

A stingerless wasp can't hurt you.

"Where, O death, is your victory?
Where, O death, is your sting?
The sting of death is sin,
and the power of sin is the law.
But thanks be to God!
He gives us the victory
through our Lord Jesus Christ."
1 Corinthians 15:55-57 NIV

Saturday, February 19, 2011

just ask

Take God up on this:

"Call to me and I will answer you
and tell you great and unsearchable things
you do not know."
Jeremiah 33:3 NIV

Friday, February 18, 2011

Bible work

The Bible works.

"The law of the Lord is perfect,
reviving the soul.
The statutes of the Lord are trustworthy,
making wise the simple.
The precepts of the Lord are right,
giving joy to the heart.
The commands of the Lord are radiant,
giving light to the eyes."
Psalm 19:7-8

Thursday, February 17, 2011

live it

Live like you believe it!

"And we know that in all things God works
for the good of those who love him,
who have been called according to his purpose."
Romans 8:28 NIV

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

go ahead...


"So I commend the enjoyment of life,
because nothing is better for a man under the sun
than to eat and drink and be glad.
Then joy will accompany him in his work
all the days of the life God has given him under the sun."
Ecclesiastes 8:15 NIV

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

foundation treasures

Just do it.

"Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds,
and to be generous and willing to share.
In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves
as a firm foundation for the coming age,
so that they may take hold of the life that is truly life."
1 Timothy 6:18-19 NIV

Monday, February 14, 2011

a heart thing

Follow your heart.

"But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven,
where moth and rust do not destroy,
and where thieves do not break in and steal.
For where your treasure is,
there your heart will be also."
Matthew 6:20-21 NIV

Sunday, February 13, 2011

need proof?

Evidence of God--
it's everywhere!

"For since the creation of the world
God's invisible qualities--
his eternal power and divine nature--
have been clearly seen,
being understood from what has been made,
so that men are without excuse."
Romans 1:20 NIV

Saturday, February 12, 2011


Heaven will not be boring.

"You have made known to me the path of life;
you will fill me with joy in your presence,
with eternal pleasures at your right hand."
Psalm 16:11 NIV

Friday, February 11, 2011


God enjoys blessing His children--
believe it!

"I will make an everlasting covenant with them:
I will never stop doing good to them,
and I will inspire them to fear me,
so that they will never turn away from me.
I will rejoice in doing them good
and will assuredly plant them in this land
with all my heart and soul."
Jeremiah 32:40-41 NIV

Thursday, February 10, 2011

the new earth?

Think bigger--
The New Universe!

"Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth,
for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away."
Revelation 21:1 NIV

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

think big

Think big.

"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord,
"Plans to prosper you and not to harm you,
plans to give you a hope and a future."
Jeremiah 29:11 NIV

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

follow who?

Follow the Leader.

"In your unfailing love you will lead
the people you have redeemed.
In your strength you will guide them
to your holy dwelling."
Exodus 15:13 NIV

Monday, February 7, 2011

stars out tonight

Starry, starry you.

"Do everything without complaining or arguing,
so that you may become blameless and pure,
children of God without fault in a crooked
and depraved generation,
in which you shine like stars in the universe
as you hold out the word of life."
Philippians 2:14-16 NIV

Sunday, February 6, 2011

dinner anyone?

Guess who's coming to dinner.

Then the angel said to me,
"Write: 'Blessed are those who are invited
to the wedding supper of the Lamb!'"
And he added, "These are the true words of God."
Revelation 19:9 NIV

Saturday, February 5, 2011

extreme makeover: home edition

Your extreme home makeover.

"In my Father's house are many rooms;
if it were not so, I would have told you.
I am going there to prepare a place for you.
And if I go and prepare a place for you,
I will come back and take you to be with me
that you also may be where I am."
John 14:2-3 NIV

Friday, February 4, 2011

extreme makeover

Your extreme makeover:

"But our citizenship is in heaven.
And we eagerly await a Savior from there,
the Lord Jesus Christ, who, by the power
that enables him to bring everything under his control,
will transform our lowly bodies
so that they will be like his glorious body."
Philippians 3:20-21 NIV

Thursday, February 3, 2011

the big bang

The Big Bang? Fat chance.

"God saw all that he had made,
and it was very good.
And there was evening, and there was morning--
the sixth day.
Thus the heavens and the earth were completed
in all their vast array."
Genesis 1:31-2:1 NIV

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

active words

Use active words.

"For the word of God is living and active.
Sharper than any double-edged sword,
it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit,
joints and marrow;
it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart."
Hebrews 4:12 NIV

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

short & simple

Keep it short.
Keep it simple.

"The more the words, the less the meaning,
and how does that profit anyone?"
Ecclesiastes 6:11 NIV